Stoking Curiosity festival to showcase and spark ideas

Stoking Curiosity is Stoke-on-Trent’s first “festival of ideas” – a free festival that will build a community of curious people in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, to celebrate inquisitiveness, spark ideas, and bring people together. The festival, led by Keele University, will include workshops, talks and exhibitions on various topics, showcased by people from across the community. […]

Under The Covers’ Recipe of the Day – Smoky Mexican Meatball Stew

This is today’s recipe of the day for Sunday 11th November 2018. Smoky Mexican Meatball Stew Serves 4, Prep 10mins, Cook 35mins 1½tbsp x Olive Oil 1 x Large Onion, finely chopped 400g x Beef Mince 50g x Fresh White Breadcrumbs 1tsp each of Ground Cumin & Coriander 1½tbsp x Chipotle Paste 200g x Basmati […]

Remembrance Sunday

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice agreement between the Allied forces and Germany, signally the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month 1918. It is also the day that we take time to remember all those who have […]

Under The Covers’ Recipe of the Day – Smoky Pork & Boston Beans One-Pot

This is today’s recipe of the day for Sunday 4th November 2018 Smoky Pork & Boston Beans One-Pot Serves 4, Prep 15mins, Cook 40mins 2tbsp x Olive Oil 2 x Garlic Cloves, crushed 2tbsp x Smoked Paprika 500g x Pork Loin Steaks, quartered 2 x 400g Cans of Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed 400g x […]

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 […]

Under The Covers’ Recipe of the Day – A Simple Seafood Chowder

This is today’s recipe of the day for Sunday 28th October 2018 Simple Seafood Chowder Serves 4, Prep 15mins, Cook 25mins 1tbsp x Vegetable Oil 1 x Large Onion, chopped 100g x Streaky Bacon, chopped 1tbsp x Plain Flour 600ml x Fish Stock, made from 1 fish stock cube 225g x New Potatoes, halved A […]