Tag Archive for: stoke-on-trent city council leader 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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Free holiday activities and food for children most in need this Christmas

School pupils across Stoke-on-Trent will receive free hot meals and access to a range of activities over the Christmas holidays. Children across the city will benefit from a range of fun and educational activities and food thanks to a unique…

Recruitment and Retention Bonuses Announced for Home Care Staff

Home care workers across Stoke-on-Trent are to be offered extra support and loyalty bonuses, as part of the plans to help retain and recruit staff this winter. Stoke-on-Trent City Council and the NHS are working together to address winter…
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First look images of Goods Yard revealed

More details of the plans to create a £60m urban destination next to Stoke-on-Trent train station have been unveiled. Proposals of the new urban quarter, the Goods Yard, have been revealed by award-winning social impact developers Capital…
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Accommodation for Ex-offenders scheme Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Nacro have been awarded more than £155,000 to support ex-offenders in the City. The money from Accommodation for Ex-Offenders Scheme will be used to help support ex-offenders into their own private rented…
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As Coronavirus restrictions lift – find out how council services will work to protect customers and staff in Stoke-on-Trent

Public health leaders in Stoke-on-Trent are urging residents to be cautious and to consider continuing to wear face coverings and socially distance, especially in busy places, as national coronavirus restrictions lifted. It comes as Stoke-on-Trent…
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£7.5m boost to support the High Needs Educational Provision in Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is set to receive additional High Needs Education Capital as part of the Department for Education’s DfE ‘safety valve’ programme. Twenty million pounds has been set aside to support High Needs capital…
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New grant scheme sees £11.5m allocated to businesses to support reopening

Businesses across Stoke-on-Trent that have had to remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic have been given a cash boost to help them reopen their doors – and £11.5 million has already been paid to 1,769 of them. Stoke-on-Trent City…
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Community Collect launched across council run COVID-19 testing venues

Residents living in households containing a child attending schools or staff member will be able to collect rapid coronavirus tests to use at home, known as lateral flow tests, from 13 community testing venues. Stoke-on-Trent City Council applied…
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Portmeirion sign up to workplace COVID-19 testing

Portmeirion Group UK Ltd are the newest Stoke-on-Trent based employer to offer lateral flow testing to their employees following an appeal from Stoke-on-Trent City Council for businesses across the city to take part in the scheme. Businesses…
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New Urban Quarter plans for Stoke-on-Trent

An exciting new urban quarter is to be developed at the Swift House site - near to Stoke-on-Trent's railway station. Stoke-on-Trent City Council is working with award-winning social impact developer Capital & Centric – the stars of…