Author: Rob Ledgar

Book Not Buck – Out Now!

Lover of all things Staffordshire, Terry Bossons has compiled a brand new book to showcase some of the great things we have here (and have lost). With pictures, lists and anecdotes from the people who were there, this is the perfect companion for anyone local to peruse. Plus it’s great for those who have moved […]

The Dove Service Christmas Craft Fayre 2018

The Dove Service Christmas Craft Fayre 2018     The Dove Service will be holding our Christmas Craft & Gift Fayre fundraiser on Saturday 1st December 2018 at Penkhull Village Hall, Trent Valley Road, ST4 5JB, open from 10am to 2pm.   We will have 25 stallholders in attendance, selling a range of Christmas gifts and handcrafted items – from beauty products to real ale, from Christmas flowers and wreaths to handbags and jewellery and not forgetting the popcorn and candy floss for […]

Local Charities Dougie Mac and Approach Embark on Strategic Alliance

Local Charities Dougie Mac and Approach Embark on Strategic Alliance Following collaborative working and discussions regarding the common theme of improving healthcare in the community, the Trustee Boards of charities Douglas Macmillan Hospice and Approach have agreed to a strategic alliance to further develop specialist dementia care within Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire. With definitive synergies […]

Darts – bwin World Series of Darts Finals News

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN will begin his bid to win the bwin World Series of Darts Finals for a fourth successive year against either Maik Langendorf or Damon Heta next weekend. The Dutchman has dominated the end-of-year tournament since its inception in 2015, winning three successive titles in Glasgow before this year’s move to Vienna. Van […]

What’s On This Month At Crewe Lyceum

LISTINGS RELEASE: UPCOMING SHOWS AT CREWE LYCEUM THEATRE 15 OCTOBER – 4 NOVEMBER .  Abbamania, Wednesday 17 October, 7:30 PM You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life with Abbamania performing all your favourite hits from Waterloo to Dancing Queen. Widely regarded as one of “Europe’s Premier ABBA tribute Bands”, don’t miss a fabulous night […]

Darts – 2018 Unibet European Championship Draw

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN will begin his bid to win a fifth straight Unibet European Championship title against Paul Nicholson, after the field and draw for the 32-player event was confirmed. This year’s European Championship will be held from October 25-28 as the tournament returns to Germany, with Dortmund’s Westfalenhalle hosting the world’s top stars. With the leading […]

Poetry Feast In Stoke For Budding Writers

Tuck into a festive writing feast   Poets looking for inspiration, guidance or the chance to perform their work are invited to tuck in to a Festive Feast in Stoke-on-Trent in December.   A poetry writing workshop at Valentine Clays will invite writers to explore in words the venue’s latest exhibition, Festive Feast, which will feature exuberant work in porcelain, papier-mâché and […]

Darts – Classy Klaasen Knocks Out Wright

Classy Klaasen Knocks Out Wright   JELLE KLAASEN recorded a first win over world number two Peter Wright in more than five years to progress to the Last 16 of the European Darts Trophy, as the European Tour event continued in Gottingen on Saturday.   Klaasen – who became a father for the second time […]