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Councillors have defended Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s decision to spend up to £1m to get a new station for the city on the planned High Speed 2 railway line.

They agreed to increase their spending by an extra £800,000 on their campaign to get a new station for the HS2 line – despite plans in place already for a station at Crewe.


A Stoke-on-Trent man due to be sentenced on conspiracy to defraud charges, has disappeared.

John Boy Hamer, 40, was due to appear at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court for sentencing after pleading guilty to 15 offences of conspiracy to defraud.


Port Vale and Crewe Alexandra fans face a massive police operation ahead of their derby clash.

The Stoke-on-Trent team are expected to take 2,278 supporters to the Sky Bet Football League One fixture at the Alexandra Stadium in neighbouring Cheshire.


A teenage band from Stoke-on-Trent are to play their first headline gig outside Staffordshire – a week after launching their first professional music video.

Birches Head-based In The Cards will release their music video for Sirens, a song from their upcoming album, today (Oct 19).