Coronavirus “Staffordshire Police Update”

Staffordshire Police say that the Government has announced that everyone must now stay at home, except in exceptional circumstances.

Please DO NOT call 101 or send a private message for general advice or questions on staying at home.

We need to make sure now, more than ever, that our phonelines are free to take calls […]

Coronavirus Related Fraud

Staffordshire Police are reporting “Coronavirus Related Fraud” which is affecting many people, and they want you to be aware of what is happening.

What scams are we seeing? The majority of reports are related to online shopping scams where people have ordered protective face masks, hand sanitiser, and other products, which have never arrived. Other […]

Coronavirus Stockpiling – What Our Tunstall Supermarkets Say

Nearby Tunstall Supermarkets are having their say on people stockpiling goods, and what is happening in their stores.

Lidl

Lidl have advised that as of yet there are no restrictions to customers buying goods.

Aldi

Aldi is restricting customers to purchase only four of each item.

The supermarket has said it’s store is seeing an […]

Formal partner for children’s services confirmed at Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Stoke on Trent City Council wants to make you aware that a formal partner for children’s services has today been confirmed. Leeds City Council has been appointed as the authority’s official Improvement Advisor for an initial period of 12 months, to work with the council to support delivery of its children’s social care services function.

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8 Year Old Boy Injured After Hit & Run Incident

An eight year old boy was hit by a vehicle on a pedestrian crossing outside McDonald’s in Sandyford.

It was said the young boy was in collision with a silver or grey van when the lights were on red, and the vehicle in question failed to stop after the accident.

The injured boy suffered minor […]

Rhyl Children’s Home

Rhyl Homes in days gone by

Many of us have spent our holiday’s in Rhyl, and even a day trip to the seaside, but many older people probably don’t have the same memories when leaving their families to go to Rhyl Homes.

The idea of going to Rhyl was to give both the children […]

“Engage” Sports Activity Timetable

Please note that the following “Engage Timetable” is not just for February but is ongoing throughout the year.

Air Weapon Being Discharged in Local Graveyard

Staffordshire Police have recently received reports of an air weapon being discharged within the Graveyard at St Johns Church, High Street, Goldenhill. It would appear that someone has placed a makeshift target on one of the trees and unknown persons are using it to fire the air weapon at. These persons are committing a […]

FREE “7 a-Side Football Tournament”

Free “7 a-side football tournament is being run by Port Vale’s Foundation Trust, where young people from the ages of 13 to 16 can register to take part in the event.

Premier League “Kicks” Project welcomes all participants to join them at Dimensions Leisure Centre in Burslem.

Blackpool Promenade 1900

Rare footage of Blackpool Tower being built in 1894

Many people from Stoke on Trent over the year’s have spent many happy holidays, let alone day trips to the seaside town of Blackpool.

The video link below shows how Blackpool was celebrated in Queen Victoria’s Reign of 1900 just a year before she passed […]