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.
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.
Stoke City chiefs are backing potential plans to build a new railway stop outside Britannia Stadium.
It is hoped the plans will reduce road congestion around Stoke on match days.
Port Vale manager Rob Page heaped praise on his players this week, who he said make him “proud to be their manager”.
Last Sunday’s well-earned 1-1 draw with Coventry City at Vale Park saw the Valiants go 11 games unbeaten at home in League One.
Stoke-on-Trent pupils from The Co-Operative Academy pupils have been showing a lot of bottle today after they unveiled a poppy display they have been working on since September.
The youngsters have been making poppies from the bottoms of drinks bottles for a stunning art installation.
Irish folk brothers Alfie and Harry Hudson Taylor performed an acoustic one off gig at Keele University.
The Dublin duo were called back to the university as part of the Coffee House Tour competition, which involved students voting for the pop/folk pair they most want back to perform.
Families gathered at Gladstone Pottery Museum for the half-term Pottery Painting event.
Admissions started from £1 for all ages to have a go at painting a piece of traditional pottery at the famous factory.