1960’s High Street Sandyford

Pictured below is High Street, Sandyford looking north to Goldenhill where you can see St Joseph’s Catholic Church in the far distance.

To the right of the picture you can just see the former Salt & Riley’s Builders Yard, and directly to the left the garage where the Cleveland petrol sign is positioned.

What is […]

3 People Arrested After Reported Shots in Sandyford

A statement issued by Staffordshire Police confirms that a man was seen with a weapon after police were called to Cotton Road, Sandyford at around 3.00 p.m.

It has been reported that three people have been arrested, and residents are being reassured there are no further threats to the public.

Staffordshire Police confirm they are […]

Reported Shots Fired in Sandyford Street

Residents in the Sandyford & Goldenhill area of Stoke on Trent have reported hearing shots fired in a nearby street.

A police helicopter was seen above the skies for well over an hour this afternoon as armed police and police dogs were seen in the area.

Response officers were seen attending Cotton Road in Sandyford […]

Stoke on Trent Not Following Midlands Decreased Trend With Coronavirus

It has been reported on Midlands Today by BBC reporter Patrick Burns that although the midlands coronavirus infection rates have fallen to 0.68; the best now behind London that unfortunately in Stoke on Trent and Walsall there has been an uptick in the virus.

It is important to follow Government guidelines to make sure Stoke […]

Burslem Recycling Centre “Tip” To Reopen Soon

Burslem recycling centre “The Tip” at Federation Road is to reopen to the public on Friday 15th May, and will then be open every day apart from Wednesdays’ and Thursdays’.

The opening times at Federation Road will be from 9.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.

Visitors to the site are being told to expect delays due […]

Deep Cleaning Your Home: Preventing The Spread of Germs & Keeping Safe Through Coronavirus

With lockdown in place, many of us are looking into the best ways to keep our home clean. This is especially important if you’re self-isolating.

It’s safe to say that a lot of us don’t like housework. But lockdown could be the perfect opportunity to get some deep cleaning done.

Scientists are still unsure about […]

Police Warn of Cyber-Blackmail Scam

Police in Staffordshire are warning people of a cyber-blackmail scam currently targeting random people, which threatens to post intimate photos or video footage online if money isn’t paid. Over the past few days police have seen a rise in so called ‘sextortion’ cases being reported and are asking people to report any blackmail attempts to […]

Warning Issued As Distraction Burglary Attempts Likely To Rise During Covid-19 Lockdown

Staffordshire Police are warning people to be extra vigilant if they get an unexpected caller to their home during the current government lockdown. A distraction burglary is where someone calls at your home posing to be someone they’re not, normally an official or council worker. They then make up a story to get into your […]

Goldenhill’s Very Own “Gas Lamp Cleaner”

Pictured is a gas lamp cleaner in East Street, Goldenhill.

East street is aligned with Central Street and West Street where all three streets were between the present day Albany Street and Gilbert Street.

The terraced houses in the photograph were built in the middle of the 19th century before being demolished in the late […]

Play Area Signs Forbidding Children to Play Are Being Removed By Vandals

Goldenhill’s Brakespeare Street Children’s play area, which has been cordoned off by signs forbidding children to play there have been removed several times.

Stoke on Trent City Council has confirmed they have returned on three occasions to reinstate the signage, and emphasise the restriction put in place is to safeguard children and adults from the […]