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09.11.21 – SOT Sporting Hall of Fame, Potteries Moneywise, Stabbing in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle Fire Station Vaccinations

Written by on 8 November 2021

Six of Staffordshire’s best sporting talents were inducted into the Stoke-on-Trent Sporting Hall of Fame last night, in a ceremony at the Civic Centre in Stoke

The new additions to the honours board are Olympic long-jumper Jazmin Sawyers, Port Vale’s record goal scorer Tom Pope, para-canoeist Ian Marsden, para-dressage legend Sir Lee Pearson CBE, Olympic triple jumper Ben Williams and sprinter Ashleigh Nelson.  They will join the city’s sporting greats including Gordon Banks, Sir Stanley Matthews and Eddie Hall who are among the names of those who have already received  the honorary accolade.


Potteries Moneywise who are part of Citizens Advice are giving us all some Pre-Christmas advice.  They say – Christmas shopping can be very stressful – set a budget and stick to it so that you and all of your family and friends can enjoy Christmas without the stress.  If you have any money worries, give Potteries Moneywise a call on 408685 for free advice on how to start saving


Detectives from Staffordshire Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in Newcastle on Sunday night.

Police were called at 10.40pm to reports that a man had been stabbed near to Barclays Bank on the High Street.

The man, in his 30s, was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital. His condition is not believed to be life threatening or changing.

Anyone with any information should call 101 or message Staffordshire Police on Social media.


Residents can get their COVID-19 vaccine at a walk-in clinic at Newcastle Fire Station tomorrow between 10.30 and 2.30.

The clinic will be offering the single Pfizer jab to 12 to 17-year-olds and Pfizer or Moderna first and second doses to people aged over 18. Booster jabs will also be on offer to people who are eligible.

People wanting their second dose of vaccine must have waited a minimum of eight weeks after having their first and must bring along proof of their first vaccination.  People eligible for a booster jab must also bring along proof of their second vaccination.