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Staffordshire Police have arrested three people following an incident involving off-road motorbikes in Hanley recently. Officers were called to Central Forest Park at 7.15 on the evening of Sunday 2 June following reports of a collision involving a young girl and an off-road motorbike, which rode off after it happened Thankfully, the girl was not […]

Staffordshire Police are  investigating an incident in Newcastle-under-Lyme following reports of gunshots. At 3.10 on Tuesday afternoon Police received a call that suspected gunshots were heard near a school on Rutland Road in Kidsgrove.  As a precaution, the school went into lockdown whilst officers carried out enquiries in the area.  It was established that an […]

Staffordshire Police are appealing for information following a deliberate car fire in Newcastle-under-Lyme at the weekend. Officers went to an address on Cardway, Bradwell, just after 10o’clock on Sunday night after a black Kia Sportage was found well-alight.  The fire was extinguished by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and no one was injured. Following the […]

Six candidates are standing for two seats on Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, after a by-election was called. Both seats in the Madeley and Betley ward are being contested after the previous councillors stood down. Voting will take place in the ward on Thursday, 4th July – the same day as the General Election – and the […]

Specialist engineers brought in by Stoke-on-Trent City Council have today given the go-ahead for council contractors to stabilise the fire-hit buildings on Newcastle Street to ensure this important city road can be re-opened as a matter of urgency.  Newcastle Street in Middleport has been closed since April 2024 due to a building fire. The owners […]

Hope is on the horizon for a 300 year old building in Stoke on Trent. Plans to breathe new life into one of the city’s oldest public houses have reached an important milestone. The Leopard, in Burslem, is a grade II listed building which dates back to 1765, and Now a ‘Listed Building application’ has […]

A  tree sculpture was unveilled at Brampton Park yesterday commemorating the 80th anniversary of the D-Day Landings.  The carving has been done by local sculptor Anthony Hammond who some time ago created another tree carving at Brampton Park, of Wolstanton war hero Tom Brown Tivey. Both pieces are situated close to the metal sculpture of […]

Green-fingered residents of all ages in Newcastle-under-Lyme are once again being asked to show off their gardening prowess. Entries are invited into the summer horticultural competitions as part of the borough’s latest Heart of England in Bloom campaign. This year’s theme, “Go Bloomin’ Green”, encourages people to think about changes we can introduce and how […]

Conservative Aaron Bell announced on Friday that he will not be standing for re-election as Newcastle-under-Lyme’s MP – just a week before the deadline for nominations. Mr Bell posted an open letter on social media saying that he had made the decision ‘with a very heavy heart’ due to ‘personal and family reasons’, and that […]

Officers from Staffordshire Police have arrested a suspected drug dealer and seized around £10,000-worth of crack cocaine and heroin, thousands of pounds in cash and phones believed to be linked to dealing in Stoke-on-Trent. Last Friday officers from the major and organised crime proactive teams forced entry and searched a property in Etruria. They found […]