What Sandyford Looked Like 60 Year’s Ago

Pictured below is what Sandyford looked like approximately 60 year’s ago. The image is taken on the corner of Hollywall Lane where immediately to the left (out of picture) would have been the Co-op food shop; further to the left in focus was the sign to the former Dog & Partridge Public House, and now […]

Tunstall Public Toilets “Now Open”

Good news for shoppers in Tunstall from today that the public toilets on Butterfield Place at the side of the Market will be open during business hours. They will be monitoring and cleaning the facilities to help protect against the spread of COVID 19, so please be aware that in small buildings like these that […]

MOTs set to resume in England, Scotland and Wales from 1st August

Lockdown restrictions are easing, and all drivers with an MOT due from 1st August are being urged to book an MOT test. This is a legal requirement.

Drivers who have an MOT test due before 1st August will still be granted the 6-month extension. For example, if your MOT is due on 31st […]

British Gas Fake Email Scam

Staffordshire Police are reporting that Action Fraud have received over 2,600 reports about emails claiming to be from British Gas. The emails threaten to disconnect the recipient’s gas service if an outstanding bill is not paid.

The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking phishing websites that are designed to steal personal and financial details.

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Amazon Scam

Staffordshire Police have recently been made aware of an Amazon scam via e-mail or text message asking you to click onto a link to update your payment or delivery details. Amazon will not send unsolicited texts or e-mails requesting money, package or personal information.

The police are reminding everyone not to reply or click on […]

Coronavirus-Related Scams – How To Protect Yourself

Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million. How you can protect yourself from Coronavirus-related scams: There are some simple steps you can take […]

Vandalised Car “We Need Your Help”

It has been reported that at 2.15 a.m. today a dark grey Vauxhall Zafira has been vandalised with a broken rear window in Wignall Road, Sandyford near to the junction with Ridge Road.

Two hooded suspects were seen running down Wignall Road from Maureen Avenue where the incident took place before returning by the same […]

Fly Tipping/Traveller Access Deterrent in Place at New Goldenhill Pathway

Stoke on Trent City Council has now placed a bollard at the entrance of a new pathway at it’s Mobberley Road entrance.

The bollard will hopefully prevent fly tipping in the area where recently offenders have unloaded asbestos onto the pathway, and earlier in the week open access allowed Travellers to go onto nearby land.

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New Investment for Tunstall

It is reported that Tunstall High Street is to have new pavements laid in the town centre.

The work is expected to take up to 6 weeks and on completion should make the area a little more pleasant to visit.

Work has already started on the Town Hall, which is expected to open in the […]

Increase in Motor Vehicle Thefts

Staffordshire Police are warning residents not to leave their vehicles unlocked overnight or leave any valuables on display.

It is being reported there has been a recent increase in thefts from motor vehicles in the area, and are advising vehicle owners to lock it or lose it!

If you see anything suspicious in your area […]