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Business channel 4 bid by ruth smeeth - pic by Chris McAndrew under creative commons licence

Two Staffordshire MPs are campaigning for Channel 4 to move their headquarters to Stoke-on-Trent.

The Government wants to put pressure on the Secretary of State to show there is life outside of London.


Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early General Election to be held on June 8.

In a statement made in Downing Street, Mrs May said: “I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election.

News Westminster terrorist attack - victims Kurt Cochran, PC Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade

Staffordshire MPs have condemned the actions of terrorist Khalid Masood who killed four people in the Westminster attack.

Khalid Masood, 52, was shot dead by armed officers after he’d stabbed policeman Keith Palmer to death outside the Houses of Parliament, and Islamic State has claimed responsibility.


A new Pie Shop in Hanley proposed to replace UKIP’s campaign office has been met with a wave of support.

Over 35 independent chefs have offered to volunteer their services to a new fundraising campaign, which to hopes to reclaim the former Chatwins shop in Hanley as a pop up pie shop and community space.

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