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Staffordshire Police

More than 100 vehicles have been stopped, 11 vehicles seized and one motorist dealt with for reversing along a motorway slip road, during a two-week crackdown on tailgating on the M6 in Staffordshire. Run by the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG), Operation Proximity kicked off on 11 March and ended on Sunday 24 March, with […]

A man has been charged following the death of a woman in Weston Coyney last week.  Peter Matthews, aged 79, from Stoke-on-Trent, has been charged with murder.  Police were called to an address on Denton Grove at around 8.40 last Friday morning where sadly, a woman was found dead inside. Police have now formally identified […]

We can confirm a man, whose body was recovered from a building on Brockley Square, Hanley, following a fire last week, was 40-year-old Jamie Parker, from Stoke-on-Trent. A family liaison officer is supporting Jamie’s family and our thoughts are with them and his friends at this difficult time. The results of a post mortem, held […]

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of this young man. Report from Staffordshire Police …………   The family of a boy who tragically died after being found in Rudyard Lake have issued a heartfelt tribute to him. Sonny Leese Clark, aged 17, who was a local lad from Leek, was spending time with his […]

Staffordshire Police are appealing for information, following a serious assault in Stoke-on-Trent.  At around 5.45 on the morning of Sunday 4th  February, there was a fight outside the Groove Castle club on Trinity Street in Hanley. A man, in his 20s, was left unconscious.  A 17-year-old boy, from Stoke-on-Trent, was arrested on suspicion of causing […]

This week is National Neighbourhood Policing Week of Action. If you want to find out more about the team who cover your area you can go to the ‘Your Area’ page of the Staffordshire Police website – and there is lots of information on there about things going on across Staffordshire.  As well as face […]

Funding has been made available to improve people’s health in Newcastle.  The Borough Council has successfully bid to Staffordshire County Council for £410,000 remaining from Covid Outbreak Management Funding. The money will be used by the Borough Council to tackle situations where there are ‘health inequalities’ in Newcastle under Lyme.  Examples include helping people whose […]

Next steps are being set out by Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council following consultation on the first draft of the Local Plan governing development in the area until 2040. Thousands of comments on the possible future location of homes, businesses, community facilities and protected green spaces are being reviewed. Submissions during the consultation focused on proposals for […]

Staffordshire Police are appealing for information following a fire at a car dealership in Cobridge at the weekend. Officers went to the Mercedes dealership on Cobridge Road, just after 3am on Sunday.. Four cars were found well-alight and the fire, which was later deemed to be caused deliberately, was extinguished by fire crews. A male […]

Staffordshire Police have arrested two men following a stop-and-search in Etruria on Wednesday afternoon. Officers stopped a grey Seat Ibiza at just after 3.15 on Festival Heights Retail Park. They found cannabis, cash and a mobile phone inside the vehicle, and a bag containing digital scales was recovered nearby. A further search by officers uncovered […]