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Philip Astley – and a continuing legacy

In 2018 Newcastle-under-Lyme was witness to some fascinating and innovative events which focused on the 250 year celebrations of the modern day circus. Those events were all part of the Philip Astley Project, which was...
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Meir’s Nathan Heaney – Boxing Brilliance

Nathan Heaney, of Meir has lived, breathed and sweated boxing since he was a young child. Growing up under the watchful eye of his father, Joseph, also a former boxer, Nathan’s first taste of...
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Newcastle-under-Lyme Parking and Market Initiatives to be Considered

Councillors are being asked to help shape the development of two key initiatives vital to the future of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre. The development of a 10-year parking strategy as well as how to breathe new...
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Port Vale Foundation help lifelong fan to support charity in India

The Port Vale Foundation will be helping local businessman and lifelong Port Vale fan, Shaun Jenkinson, to support disadvantaged children in India. Shaun has been travelling to Cavelossim, which is an Indian village in South...
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Future Journalist Awards 2020

An annual competition which aims to discover the next generation of journalists and vloggers has launched at Staffordshire University. The Future Journalist Awards is open to young people aged seven to 18 and to enter,...
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Narnia Characters at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Children will be transported to a magical land of fauns and talking animals as the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery conjures up a Narnia-inspired event. Families can join familiar characters from The Lion, The Witch...
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The Prince and the Pauper Review

The Prince and the Pauper at the New Vic is a festive treat you will not want to miss…. From the moment the play starts the audience is captivated, engrossed and instantly drawn into the...
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Unwanted beds needed for charity Emmaus North Staffs

Charity Emmaus North Staffs are appealing for unwanted beds and mattresses to be donated to their Emmaus Furniture Mine store in Hanley. The charity - which helps to support the most vulnerable in society, in...
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Bernie Webbe – Creating away from Cancer

IN the last 12 years Bernie Webbe, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, has been on a roller coaster of a journey - battling a rare form of cancer which has seen her undergo major surgery and permanent...

Artist Ian Pearsall and his work of the people

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