Bah Humbug! We love Christmas as much as the next person, but it must be acknowledged that maybe the festive season isn’t “the most wonderful time of the year” as Andy Williams wholeheartedly tells us every year.
With only 18 days to go we hit the streets of Stoke-on-Trent to find out what the British public really think of the festive season.
With the October half term just around the corner, it’s time to start looking for ways to keep the kids occupied.
Staffslive has compiled a list of fun things for all of the family to enjoy in Staffordshire while the young ones are off school.
Stone Food & Drink Festival is back again this year with even more to put your teeth into.
The festival is running for its 14th year on the first weekend of October, with lots of events happening throughout Stone ahead of the big event.
The Easter holidays are fast approaching and we’re sure you’ve already bought your eggs by now. That means it’s time to start planning some days out! Here are our top events for all the family:
More and more children are living with same-sex parents in the UK.
But how does this impact the traditional family unit?
Staffordshire student Fauve Bennett provides a moving account of “life with two mums”.
A charity in Newcastle-under-Lyme has launched a new service to help poor families who are struggling to feed their children.
The Alice Charity has opened a People’s Pantry in Bridge Street, which aims to provide two days’ emergency food for people in need.
Gandeys “Your Circus Awakens” is returning to Newcastle-under-Lyme from March 11 to March 20.
Twenty-five ‘intergalactic’ acts will be performing – including ‘Equivokee’, the world’s smallest stuntman, Peanuts the Clown and a real life Ewok.
An ex schoolteacher from Newcastle-under-Lyme has been jailed after stealing more than £48,000 from her own mother-in-law.
Victoria Pollard, of Calrofold Drive, was jailed for 20 months after stealing money from the accounts she helped her mother-in-law Elaine Pollard to open.
By Becci Heyes and Charlotte Jones
Shocked neighbours said today a mum and two children found dead in a Stoke-on-Trent house were a Polish family.
The woman and young children, who have not been named, were found in a house on Sherwin Road, Burslem, after neighbours heard screams.