Homelessness is on the rise in Stoke-on-Trent and local charities are concerned that not enough is being done to help people in need.
A Stoke-on-Trent couple have set up a group is to help the city’s homeless.
A Stoke-on-Trent thief who stole £1,000 from a friend who had taken him in when he was homeless, has been jailed.
Dean Hulme, 24, of Argyle Road, Normacot, took Christopher Watkins’ bank card while he was running him a bath, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard.
Former Stoke City manager Lou Macari has opened a new centre for the homeless in Hanley.
The Potters icon opened the Macari Centre on Regent Road, which offers people who are sleeping on the streets a bed for the night and a hot meal.
A woman who spent a year helping homeless people in Stoke-on-Trent has won an award from the Salvation Army.
Sharon Lardner, 43, of the Vale Street Lifehouse hostel, was on hand to accept a national award from the charity for exceptional contribution to homelessness services.