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Hanley Celebrations as Gareth Nuttall wins the Stoke-on-Trent by-election

Stoke-on-Trent has been under the political microscope in recent months following the resignation of Tristram Hunt in January.

Many events have shaped the outcome of the by-election, leading to Gareth Snell being elected for Stoke-on-Trent Central on February 23.

News David Furness outside the bet365 stadium - Sir Stanley Matthews story

The daughter of football legend Sir Stanley Matthews has condemned the British National Party after the party’s candidate filmed a video in which he talks about the Stoke City icon bet365 stadium.

Jean Gough, Sir Stanley’s daughter, who lives in Stafford, said her late father would not have agreed with the party or the video, which features David Furness, who is standing for the BNP in the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election on February 23.


Representatives from Staffordshire University’s Students’ Union have been out on campus encouraging students to get registered to vote ahead of Stoke-on-Trent Central’s by-election.

They have spent the last week campaigning to encourage as many students as possible to register to vote before the deadline tonight (February 7).

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