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Season’s Greetings Review

An extended family combined with Christmas chaos, creates comedy gold in Season's Greetings at the New Vic theatre thanks to genius Alan Ayckbourn. As Christmas Eve gets underway finishing touches to the decorations at Neville (Matt Addis)…
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Letting Agent says now is the time to invest in Stoke-on-Trent as demand continues

The owner of an independent letting agency says more investment is needed to meet demands of an increasing interest in rental properties in his home City of Stoke-on-Trent. Shaun Jenkinson, of Sherlock Homes Lettings, experienced the house price…
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A showpiece centre celebrating one of a historic town’s most famous sons has identified its headquarters. The new Astley Centre for Circus & Performing Arts, to be run by a Community Interest Company (CIC), will occupy a town centre building…
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A NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME museum was highly commended at a prestigious tourism awards which attracted attention from all across Staffordshire. The Brampton Museum was shortlisted in each of the three categories it entered in the Enjoy Staffordshire…
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Film Competition returns for Staffordshire Day Celebrations

Popular Staffordshire Day Film Competition is back for a third year as part of the annual county celebrations on Monday 1 st May 2023. Film-makers from across the county are being encouraged to enter films made within the past five years celebrating…
Cllr Abi Brown and Carol Shanahan Port Vale FC March 2023

Potential Community Sports Campus in Burslem with Port Vale Football Club

Discussions have commenced between Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Port Vale Football Club over creating a community sports campus in the city. The dialogue will explore the potential for the council and the club to work more closely together…
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Expansion for Newcastle Pet Supplies

AN independent pet shop has found a new 'larger' home in its beloved historic market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme. Newcastle Pet Supplies had been located at 81 High Street for 20 years, but with an ever-growing demand for more quality products,…
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‘CIRCUS COMES HOME’ with New Vic and Upswing Team

The New Vic and award-winning circus company Upswing will begin an annual programme of work fusing contemporary circus with theatre, as they develop their longstanding relationship aiming to push the boundaries of the combined artform.   Highlights…
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Stoke-on-Trent Signal Box transformed as ‘mini cini’

OVER a hundred film-lovers descended on a former railway signal box in Stoke-on-Trent as Capital&Centric opened the doors to the Goods Yard. The neighbourhood may still be a construction site, but that didn’t stop the social impact developers…
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£5 million Funding for Potteries Museum

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is set to benefit from a £5 million investment following a successful application for the Cultural Development Fund. This initiative, funded by Arts Council England, will allow Stoke-on-Trent City Council…
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£300,000 funding secured for Stoke-on-Trent Libraries

Libraries across Stoke-on-Trent are set to benefit after Stoke-on-Trent City Council secured £300,000 of funding. A successful application to the Arts Council England Libraries Improvement Fund, will be used to improve digital infrastructure…