£1.8m for Hanley Market refurbishment revealed

Traders have welcomed plans by Conservative & Independent run Stoke-on-Trent City Council to spend £1.8 million on refurbishing and improving their market. Stallholders at Hanley Market have this week been shown images of what the venue will look like once the work has been carried out, and been given the chance to find out more … Continue reading £1.8m for Hanley Market refurbishment revealed

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Growing the city economy limits budget impact and shows Conservative ‘growth strategy is working’

Conservative & Independent Cabinet members at Stoke-on-Trent City Council have launched their budget proposals highlighting a continued growth in the city’s economy for protecting important council services, investing in supporting vulnerable people and limiting council tax increases for the coming year. The authority has today launched a consultation on its budget for 2019/20 which shows … Continue reading Growing the city economy limits budget impact and shows Conservative ‘growth strategy is working’

Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone ‘Diminutive Dynamo’ In Running For National Award

Leading Stoke-on-Trent Conservative Councillor Abi Brown has been shortlisted for the second year running for the prestigious Local Government Information Unit Cllr Achievement Awards, for her vision and leadership of projects such as the Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone, which has secured and delivered nearly 2000 jobs since 2015 across transformed brownfield sites in Stoke-on-Trent. The … Continue reading Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone ‘Diminutive Dynamo’ In Running For National Award

£1.5m investment into canals well underway with new lighting

Waterside walkers and cyclists in Stoke-on-Trent will be safer at night this autumn, thanks to an innovative project to install solar lighting along popular stretches of the Trent & Mersey and Caldon canals. Waterways and well-being charity, the Canal & River Trust and Stoke-on-Trent City Council are partners in a major £1.5 million project, launched … Continue reading £1.5m investment into canals well underway with new lighting

Plans approved for revamp of Tunstall and Longton Town Halls

Regeneration plans to bring two iconic Town Hall buildings back to life with 21st century purposes have been given the green light – with work due to start before the end of the year. Conservative/Independent controlled Stoke-on-Trent City Council is investing in and reopening the historic buildings in both Tunstall and Longton to the community … Continue reading Plans approved for revamp of Tunstall and Longton Town Halls

Road resurfacing blitz carries on as council prepares for winter

Almost 30 miles of roads in the city have been resurfaced in the last six months – as the Conservative/Independent Stoke-on-Trent City Council ploughs ahead with its multi-million pound programme to improve road surfaces and tackle potholes. The council has reached the halfway point of a £9 million investment in road repairs, which to date … Continue reading Road resurfacing blitz carries on as council prepares for winter

Stoke-on-Trent in the running for public transport funding boost

Stoke-on-Trent has been shortlisted by the Conservative Government as one of 10 city regions to receive a share of £840 million to upgrade public transport links. The news announced marks the next stage of the Government’s £1.7 billion Transforming Cities Fund. Linking to its Industrial Strategy, the Government aims to support cities to make it … Continue reading Stoke-on-Trent in the running for public transport funding boost

Eye-sore site to be removed thanks to action by City Council

The eyesore East-West precinct is set to be demolished after the council announced it is aiming to buy the venue and knock it down to kick-start development on the key city centre site. Stoke-on-Trent City Council has moved to buy the site in the interests of businesses, residents, visitors and the city centre’s image and … Continue reading Eye-sore site to be removed thanks to action by City Council