Newcastle’s are United for Charity Night at the White Star

When: 27 April, 7.30pm. Where: The White Star, Kingsway, Stoke. Why: To raise funds for the Bright Red blood cancer charity.  A special night of music and fundraising is being held to welcome a group of marathon cyclists to North Staffordshire.  The White Star, Stoke, is hosting the acoustic music event for cyclists on a Lands End to Newcastle-on-Tyne marathon …

Artist Rob redraws history at housing village

Photocall:  What:   Unveiling of new public art work Where: West End Village, off Foden Street/London Road, Stoke. When:  11am Tuesday, 26 April.  Artist Rob Pointon re-created a long lost canal scene with a unique three dimensional piece of permanent pavement art.  The Stoke-on-Trent artist was commissioned by Staffordshire Housing Association to complete a work of art at the new £18 …

Business Group Plan to Shout Out Loud for Stoke-on-Trent

A fresh approach to improving the image and economy of Stoke-on-Trent is being pioneered by a group of business professionals.  Attempts to regenerate Stoke-on-Trent through Government and European programmes have met with limited success.  Now businesswoman Caroline Law says it’s time to create a two pronged attack and support the City’s ongoing plans with a bottom up approach to regeneration …

BE SAFE NOT SORRY – WITH A FIRST AID COURSE

Vital first aid training is being offered to Shropshire and Staffordshire’s smallest companies.  Firms with a handful of employees or less often overlook the legal requirements on first aid training.  “Many small businesses don’t realise that the law says they must have carried out an assessment of first aid needs in their workplace,” said Tori Booth of training specialists Saracen …

Titanic Souvenir Ale to Celebrate a Royal Wedding and the Great British Pottery Industry

Photocall: 14 April:  See end of release for details. Loyal subjects can toast the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in style thanks to a partnership between two Stoke-on-Trent companies.  Titanic Brewery has launched a Royal Ale to commemorate April’s wedding celebrations and has worked with Wade Ceramics to produce a limited edition ceramic bottle into which a special …

NEW TITANIC ALE STRIKES GOLD WITH FESTIVAL JUDGES AND LOCAL BEER LOVERS

A new twist on a historic brewing technique is going down well with both  beer lovers and festival judges.  Nine Tenths Below, an IPA (Indian Pale Ale), is the latest beer in the award winning Titanic Brewery fleet to win a prestigious Gold Medal, taking top honours at the Liverpool Beer Festival.  And the Titanic IPA has also proved a …

Titanic deal means beer lovers can shop local

Shops and restaurants across North Staffordshire are now able to stock award winning Titanic beer following a deal between the Stoke-on-Trent brewery and major cash and carry retailers, Booker.  Bottles of real ale from Burslem’s Titanic Brewery went on sale at the Stoke-on-Trent Booker wholesale store in Campbell Road for the first time in early April.  The companies are hoping …

TRENTHAM STALWART HOLDS CELEBRATION AS 40 YEAR PLAYING CAREER COMES TO A CLOSE

Past and present Rugby Union players from across North Staffordshire will gather to witness Trentham RFC stalwart Graham Atkin’s final match.  One club man Graham, 58, has played an estimated 1,000 games over 40 years for the New Inn Lane club.  Loosehead prop Graham has also served the club as captain, chairman and president.  A special game has been arranged …