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Smithfield Works Shortlisted for ‘Regeneration Project of the Year’ at Insider West Midlands Property Awards

Smithfield Works, located within the heart of Stoke-on-Trent’s transformative Smithfield development, has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Regeneration Project of the Year’ trophy/accolade at the Insider West Midlands Property Awards. Finalist status recognises the significant impact the £200m mixed-use project has made on the local economy and community. Since its opening in 2022, Smithfield Works …

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Christmas shopping with Dougie Mac

With the festive season fast approaching, Dougie Mac is reminding supporters to browse its Christmas gifts and cards, which are now available online at www.dougiemac.org.uk/shop Featuring a selection of Christmas cards; Dougie Mac branded gifts; gift vouchers and experience days, there are gifts for all ages, with prices from as little £1.50. Dougie Mac’s selection …

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Well Shiver Mi Timbers – It’s a Pirate Themed Summer at Affinity!

From July 24, until September 6, 2023 Affinity will be transformed into The Pirate Cove, complete with a huge sandpit, pirates, and exciting games all for free to help parents ensure their mini pirates have a fun filled summer holidays in Talke. What’s more, the summer season of fun is home to two competitions, giving …

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Staffordshire’s born Artist Charmaine Chaudry meets Staffordshire Living

On Friday Staffordshire Living’s Chrissie Woodward went along to meet up and coming artist Charmaine Chaudry. Charmaine is an emerging freelance portrait, landscape, and abstract artist, selling original canvas art and prints.  If the surname rings a bell it is probably because she is the youngest daughter of Mo Chaudry, famous for being the Staffordshire …

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The Friends of Staffordshire & West Midlands (North Sector) Army Cadet Force Trust Annual Regimental Dinner 25th March

The ‘Friends’ Regimental Dinner was a great success, raising £7,790 that will be used to remove barriers to engagement and progression within our local Army Cadet Force (ACF). The evening started with a Pre-Dinner Drinks reception sponsored by Ansons solicitors. This provided an opportunity for guests to network and chat with friends over a glass …

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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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The Friends of Staffordshire & West Midlands (North Sector) Army Cadet Force Trust Annual Regimental Dinner

Saturday 25th March 2023 at the Potters Club, Federation House, Station Road, Stoke-on-Trent This registered charity has been inexistence since 2009. The aim of ‘The Friends’ is to raise much needed funds to support our local army cadet force, removing barriers to participation and enhancing progression within the Army Cadet Force (ACF) and beyond. If …

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Staffordshire charities scoop share of £120,000 festive financial boost

Three charities based in Staffordshire have received a £1,000 Christmas gift thanks to the Benefact Group. The charities were nominated to win a share of £120,000 by members of the public as part of the Benefact Group’s annual 12 days of giving Christmas campaign. Stoke-on-Trent and District Gingerbread Centre, a charity providing 24 hour supported …

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