Blurton man who died in A500 collision named

A Stoke-on-Trent man who died when his truck crashed into broken down lorry on the A500 has been named.

Roman Parsons, 30, from Blurton, was driving northbound near the Wolstanton roundabout on Friday when the accident happened.


Five ways you can help out local animal charities this winter

Many of us would love to help dogs and cats living at local shelters this winter, but let’s face it – everyone is very busy at this time of year. There often aren’t enough hours in the day to accomplish our own tasks, let alone volunteer, and money can also tight around Christmas time.