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

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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

Stoke-on-Trent has been named one of the top 12 places for city living in Britain, as part of a nationwide listing

The area is included in a feature by the Sunday Times newspaper, which looked for places which have a mix of cutting-edge culture, fine food, fabulous green spaces, a buzzing nightlife, and nearby available homes. The Sunday Times praised the city’s canals, craft, community, housing developments, theatres, restaurants, nearby countryside, and its shortlisting for the … Continue reading Stoke-on-Trent has been named one of the top 12 places for city living in Britain, as part of a nationwide listing