Tag Archive for: Abi Brown

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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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£83,000 boost to voluntary and community groups

Voluntary and community groups awarded £83,000 in grants to continue to provide important support to city residents through the coronavirus pandemic. Stoke-on-Trent City Council announced 41 groups are to receive funding through the latest…
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£556,000 already given to voluntary and community groups – And advice for supermarkets

Voluntary and community groups across the city are already benefiting from more than £500,000 of funding to help them provide crucial services to residents through the coronavirus, with more to follow. Stoke-on-Trent City Council has moved…
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Test and Trace support payment available for Stoke-on-Trent residents

Stoke-on-Trent residents are now eligible for a Test and Trace support payment of £500 if they are told to stay at home and to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace either because they have tested positive for coronavirus or have recently been…
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Further Covid-19 testing site in Stoke-on-Trent

A further national Covid-19 testing site has opened in Stoke-on-Trent. The walk-through testing site started to operate at Fenton Manor car park from Tuesday 13 October with appointments made available each day. It doubles the number of testing…

First wave of grants gives lifeline to small businesses through coronavirus pandemic

More than £775,000 has been given out to small businesses in Stoke-on-Trent in the first issuing of support grants to boost the city through the coronavirus pandemic. Stoke-on-Trent City Council has made the first payments from a £57m support…

Volunteer for Your City

People are being urged to volunteer to support some of the city’s most vulnerable people as part of a community response to coronavirus in Stoke-on-Trent. #StokeonTrentTogether has been formed by Stoke-on-Trent City Council working alongside…

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…

Stoke-on-Trent Museums, Libraries and Public Toilets to close

A number of council-run museums, libraries and public toilets in Stoke-on-Trent are to close from Thursday 19 March as part of a ‘managed and proportionate’ response to Covid-19. Stoke-on-Trent City Council has announced the closure of…
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New five-year lease being finalised for homeless shelter

A new lease for a major accommodation shelter is being finalised in Stoke-on-Trent. The Macari Centre, situated on Regent Road in Hanley, opened in February 2016 after former Stoke City manager Lou Macari made it his mission to get rough sleepers…
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NEW cafe at Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station

A new upmarket coffee bar and kitchen has opened at Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station. The Gourmet Coffee Bar and Kitchen will serve up various different types of coffee from around the world plus snacks and hot food. Artwork celebrating…