An investigation led by the BBC has revealed that 1 in 36 Etruria and Hanley residents are asylum seekers.
Halloween is a time of year when people dress up, carve pumpkins, take kids trick-or-treating and let their hair down before the Christmas rush.
But have the traditional values and celebrations been tainted by access to newer information available online?
StaffsLive’s Charlotte Heywood finds out more
A pastor’s son had sex with a teenager in a Hanley church, a court heard.
Daniel Nicklin, 28, of Keele Road, Keele, was jailed for five years at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court.
Stoke-on-Trent churches came together for the first time last night to host a carol concert in Hanley.
Around 100 people gathered in Fountain Square singing with the University Hospital of North Staffordshire Orchestra and local ministers.
A Stafford church is set to host a Christmas treet festival.
The event takes place at St Mary’s Church on December 4 until December 9.
A controversial plan to build a 50ft high mobile phone mast near an historic church in Stafford has been thrown out by councillors.
Residents and church officials objected to the plan on Baswich Lane, opposite the car park which is used by Baswich Holy Trinity Church and its church hall.
A group of people from a local church went reverse trick or treating and handed out sweets to residents in Burslem.
The group from Swan Bank Methodist Church took “bags of hope”, which contained sweets and leaflets about the church to homes on the Park Estate last night (October 31)