Author: Duncan Newell

Disturbance At Port Vale v Bristol Rovers Match

Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a series of disturbances at the Port Vale v Bristol Rovers football game on Saturday afternoon. 4460 fans with 765 away fans attended the match at the Vale ground. During the game some 30 Bristol Rovers supporters were ejected from the ground for a variety of offences including […]

Planned Roadworks – West Midlands – Monday 20 February to Sunday 26 February 2017

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 17 February 2017 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible. A38 – Claymills to […]

Burglaries Across Newcastle Area

We have received several reports of burglary across Newcastle over the weekend, Friday 3 and this morning, Monday 6 February. Incidents were reported in Repton Drive between 5:30pm and 7:00pm and Fountains Avenue between 10:00am and 7:00pm. An incident was also reported in Meakin Avenue between 7:00pm and 9:00pm on Friday 3. Unknown offender(s) have […]

Burslem Property Gets Hit With Closure Order

A Burslem property which was a magnet for anti-social behaviour has been closed down for three months. Officers from Stoke North Local Policing Team (LPT), with support from colleagues at Stoke-on-Trent City Council, applied for the Closure Order, which was granted by magistrates in Newcastle-under-Lyme today (Fri). The application for the premises on Brickhouse Street […]

New Vehicle Tax Rates From 1 April 2017

The way vehicle tax is calculated will change for cars and some motor homes that are first registered with DVLA from 1 April 2017. The change won’t affect any vehicles registered before April, but drivers can check the vehicle tax rates to make sure they know what they need to pay. The rates explained Vehicle […]