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A man has been charged with affray following a three-hour siege in Meir on Wednesday, January 27.

Ricco Flaherty, 43, of Westwood Road, Stoke-on-Trent was arrested at the scene and is due to appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre today (Friday, January 29).

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A Meir man has been jailed for life for the murder of his half-sister Linda Norcup.

Gareth Hindmarsh did not react as he was sentenced to serve a minimum of 22 and a half years for what the judge described as a “cold, premeditated and ruthless killing” after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing.

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The brother of murdered Stoke-on-Trent woman Linda Norcup has pleaded guilty to her murder.

Gareth Hindmarsh, 34, of Tawney Crescent, Meir, admitted killing his 46-year-old sister at her Stoke-on-Trent home when he appeared at Stafford Crown Court.