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Water Safety skills being taught in Stoke-on-Trent schools

Swimming instructors are teaching thousands of children how to be safe and have fun near water, as part of a national drowning prevention campaign. Stoke-on-Trent City Council has offered free 30-minute assemblies or classroom sessions...
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Gardening Competition in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council is running a gardening competition to help the borough look its best for this year’s Heart of England in Bloom campaign. Categories include allotments, residential gardens, community projects (schools), community gardens (groups)...
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Young Entrepreneurs invited to run market stalls

Young entrepreneurs can run their own market stall in the heart of Newcastle-under-Lyme for just a fiver thanks to a national initiative. The Council is organising a young traders market in Newcastle town centre for...
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Inspirational Women celebrated with floral displays

Creative floral displays enjoyed by thousands of people every year are this time paying homage to the achievements of inspirational women in history. Queen Victoria and the women’s suffrage movement in the UK are the...
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Jamie Stonier and his sign language mission

IN 2016 Jamie Stonier decided to set out on a new venture with the aim of helping to remove barriers faced by people with hearing impairments. The 31-year-old, with the help of his wife Sarah,...
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Improvement Plan for Historic Market

Trading incentives, relocating stalls to the Guildhall area and introducing cashless forms of payment are just some of the new ideas which could breathe new life into Newcastle’s historic market. The Council is refining a...
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Stoke-on-Trent’s 93rd Lord Mayor

Stoke-on-Trent’s Lord Mayor for 2019/20 is was announced as Springfields and Trent Vale Councillor Jackie Barnes. Councillor Barnes is to officially become the 93rd Lord Mayor of the city and receive the iconic gold...
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Events to mark 200th birthday of Queen Victoria

A whole host of celebration events are planned in Newcastle-under-Lyme to mark the 200th birthday of Queen Victoria. The schedule has been put together by a number of partner organisations – including the Borough Council...
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Female Prisoners Exhibition at the Brampton Museum

An exhibition at Brampton Museum opens up the dark world of female prisoners at Stafford Prison using photographs taken more than 100 years ago. The exhibition creator - artist Ruth Singer - has brought the...
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Simon White – Mayor for a second time in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Simon White is taking up the civic reins of office for the second time in three years. The Madeley councillor was elected as the borough’s Mayor at the Annual Council meeting. Both he and Cllr....

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