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THE WORLD’S FINEST HERITAGE ART POTTERY, MOORCROFT & CHANNEL 4’s THE GREAT POTTERY THROWDOWN

The Great Pottery Throw Down. Pictured: Rich, Keith & Siobhan with Moorcroft designer, Emma Bossons FRSA and Moorcroft tubeline artist, Gill Johnson. The Great Pottery Throw Down 2023 on Channel 4 will host the country’s famous art pottery, Moorcroft, on Sunday 5th March, Episode 9. Series 6 commenced with 12 new home potters with Siobhán […]

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STOKE’D FOR TENPIN’S NEW LOOK

Tenpin, the UK’s leading bowling and entertainment brand, is revealing a striking new look in Stoke this December, following a significant refurbishment. Just in time for festive fun, the revamped venue now features 30 bowling lanes with a state-of-the-art LED lighting system, new comfortable lane seating plus new automatic bumpers to give customers an amazing

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Community projects can get a share of cash

Communities across Staffordshire are set to benefit from an extra £91,500 funding for projects that help tackle climate change or protect the environment. The Staffordshire County Council climate action fund, now in its third year, to date has supported 217 projects providing £129,000 in funding. Among the projects funded and making a difference are a

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Record entries for this year’s Iron Man 70.3 in Staffordshire

Are you competing in the Ironman 70.3 competition? With a month to go until the triathlon record numbers of people have already signed up. Around 3,000 athletes will take the chance to push their limits in a challenging 70.3-mile swim, bike, and run event on June 12. This year’s event marks the first full capacity

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Staffordshire Day a big success

Thousands of people from across Staffordshire turned out for the county’s seventh Staffordshire Day celebrations. It may have rained all day on Sunday, May 1 but the wet weather failed to put people off from enjoying the best of the region. A film festival, artisan markets and Instameets were among the events and activities on

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Paralympic dressage champion unveils £180,000 arena for disabled riders in Buxton

Paralympic dressage rider Sir Lee Pearson CBE added another medal to his haul of accolades when he opened a £180,000 arena for disabled riders in Buxton. The gold medalist from Staffordshire Moorlands unveiled the new covered arena at Buxton Riding School on Saturday. It will be used by members of the Helen Atkin Group Buxton

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Cash help to restore Stoke’s historic properties

Historic high street buildings in Stoke will be restored thanks to a cash boost of £410,000. Work has begun to building repairs to the Crafty Lion Public House on Church Street using the funding from Stoke Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Historic England. Property owner, Solanki Holdings, has been awarded £300,000 from the Stoke High Street

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The Alsager Harlequins - Tour De Alice team pic from 2020

Tour de Alice is back! Get on your bike and take the challenge

Can you tackle “le tour” this summer? For a second year in succession, the Alice Charity is challenging you to take the Tour de Alice challenge to help raise vital funds for disadvantaged and families in North Staffordshire. The event uses technology to allow you to log your miles and compete against friends and family.

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