Stoke-on-Trent

Containers needed to help Gin distillery supply hand sanitiser

The owners of a gin distillery in Newcastle-under-Lyme have switched from producing gin to hand sanitiser during the Coronavirus pandemic. Staffordshire Gin supplied Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council with 25 litres of the hand sanitiser on Wednesday March 25, to help with the essentials the local authority need for recycling and waste crews. Since then the...

Outdoor markets close and bulky waste collections stop

Outdoor markets at council-run locations across the city have closed, and new requests for bulky waste collections have stopped, following government guidance in response to the coronavirus emergency. Stoke-on-Trent City Council has confirmed that it is also reviewing indoor markets, in line with national guidance released overnight which allows stalls that...

Potters Arf 2020 cancelled

The Potters ’Arf marathon has been cancelled as civic leaders urge residents to follow social distancing health advice, in response to the coronavirus. Stoke-on-Trent City Council has taken the step to call off the road race in consultation with Hanley Economic Building Society, race sponsors and charities as part of a managed and proportionate response...
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