Who Remembers Goldenhill Police Station

Goldenhill Police Station

It is hard to believe that in times when Tunstall and Stoke have recently lost their police stations that Goldenhill pictured right used to have one as well.

Joe Smith, ex Sandyford & Goldenhill Residents Association Chairman who is now in his eighties used to be our local “Bobby” who […]

1955 Goldenhill High Street

High Street, Goldenhill back in 1955

Councillor Martin Garner has forwarded a photograph showing High Street, Goldenhill taken in 1955 outside St John’s Church looking towards Kidsgrove.

The question we are all asking, who is the policeman in the photograph? Could it be Joe Smith, who is the Chairman of the Sandyford and […]

City Council’s Chief Executive Visits Goldenhill

Elgood Lane community car park, Goldenhill

John van de Laarschot, Stoke on Trent City Council Chief Executive visited Goldenhill on Wednesday 12.09.12 for a short visit where he met with Councillor Martin Garner, the Local Matters Team & Joe Smith & Tom Simpson from the Sandyford & Goldenhill Residents Association.

The meeting took […]

Goldenhill Care Home to Reopen

It was reported to residents on Thursday at the Sandyford & Goldenhill Residents Association (S.A.G.E.) Public AGM Meeting, which attracted 110 residents and guests that Dr Chandra Kanneganti and Dr Kishor Gohil, of Goldenhill Medical Centre have purchased the previously owned council’s Heathside House care home in Goldenhill.

Former Heathside House Care Home, […]

Telegrams to You Tube

David Wood’s story continues with the 1950’s Telegram and concludes with 21st century You Tube technology.

David says, urgent messages were delivered by telegram because very few people had telephones and this was the quickest way to do it. The telegram boys rode little red motorbikes and fairly whizzed around the city, in fact everyone […]