Longton Rugby captain George Glenn, believes the club are in good spirits following their recent run of positive results.
An army veteran from Longton has been jailed for a series of sexual assaults on a woman, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard.
Brian Simm, 39, of Uttoxeter Road, Longton, was sentenced for six different counts of sexual assault.
A woman was found at the bottom of her stairs with serious head injuries at her home in Longton.
Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after she was discovered in her home on Walton Crescent.
Staffordshire Cup finalists Longton will host Broadstreet this weekend at Longton Rugby Club in Trentham Lakes.
The home side will be buoyed by their previous result, knocking local rivals Stoke out of the Staffordshire Cup, winning 26-5 and reaching the final in the process.
Concerns over controversial plans to close community care beds throughout Staffordshire have been passed over to Secretary of State for Health after a 10,000 people signed a petition for the decision to be ditched.
Staff at Bradwell Hospital, which provides care mainly for people recovering from illnesses and some terminally-ill patients, have been told that 64 of the community care beds are due to be closed on December 18 in a bid to encourage more people to be treated at home.
Councillors at Stoke-on-Trent City Council have joined campaigners to fight proposed closures of community hospital beds throughout the city.
The closures, announced by the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), are likely at centres in Bradwell, Longton Cottage, Heywood and Cheadle.
Longton rugby player Dan Robson has been tipped by former Italian international Andrea Masi to establish himself as first choice scrum-half in Eddie Jones’ England squad this Autumn.
Sunday evening bus routes across Stoke-on-Trent are to be withdrawn in a move by First Potteries to “improve punctuality”.
Twenty services run by the bus company, including the number 1, 2 and 10 buses, will be changed from February 21st, with Sunday routes after 7pm hit hardest.
An inquest into the death of a 30-year-old man has heard that he may have been dead for several weeks when his body was pulled from the River Trent in March.
North Staffordshire Coroner’s Court heard that Nathaniel Pearcy, of Foley Street, Longton, used heroin and subutex, a methadone substitute, and had not been seen for 62 days before he was found dead.
A ‘hard-working’ Stoke-on-Trent woman who allowed cannabis to be grown in her loft to pay off debts, has been spared jail.
Kelly Gittins, 31, of Curland Place, Longton, received a six-month sentence suspended for 18 months for the production of cannabis.