Biggest ever illegal tobacco seizure for Stoke-on-Trent

A total of £80,000 worth of illegal tobacco has been seized from shops in Longton, Stoke and Tunstall in a joint operation. 
The operation was conducted by Staffordshire Police, Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s trading standards team and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and Immigration.


Father continues charity work of son who died of cancer

The father of a former student of The Co-Operative Academy has spoken movingly today about his son’s death.

Usman Mohammed died 25 January 2018, aged 19, following a battle with kidney failure and bowel cancer.