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Update: Driver in 'serious condition' in hospital after crash on A50

A crash on the A50 last night has left a motorist in hospital. Emergency services were called to the Eastbound stretch of the A50 at Tean Lays just before 11pm after a Lexus GS left the carriageway. Police have confirmed that the driver is now in a serio

11 min. ago in Regional West

Blurton benefit cheat mum claimed £51,000 despite living with her partner

Mum-of-three Susie Gleave falsely claimed more than £51,000 worth of benefits – despite living with her partner. The 43-year-old made claims for income support on the grounds she was an unemployed single parent with dependent children. And she also claim

50 min. ago in Regional West

Revealed: Lidl wants to close Longton store and build a new one on former Somerfield site

Supermarket giant Lidl has revealed it is to close a town store before building a new one nearby. The German food retailer wants to replace its current branch on The Strand, Longton, with a new 1,424 sq m Lidl on the former Somerfield site in Spring Gard

50 min. ago in Regional West

'Struggling' clubs Gossip and The Beach sold due to 'terminal death of Hanley's night-time economy'

Two struggling city centre nightclubs have been sold – because 'Hanley has become a no-go area' in the evening. Disco Bars Group – which runs six venues in the Midlands and North West – has off-loaded both The Beach and Gossip. It comes after owner Pete

50 min. ago in Regional West

Saido Berahino can be my new Jermain Defoe, says Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch hopes it will be a case of him and Saido Berahino rather than one or the other as he bids to recapture the kind of partnership he enjoyed with Jermain Defoe. Mark Hughes has hinted he might look at using two up front as he tries to get the b

50 min. ago in Regional West

Port Vale: Michael Brown targeting striker

Port Vale caretaker manager Michael Brown is hoping to add another striker to his squad as he prepares for Saturday's game at second-placed Scunthorpe. Brown is looking at a number of targets in different areas, and is being heavily linked with Macclesfi

50 min. ago in Regional West

Police chased Goldenhill traveller across fields before his body was found in reservoir 5 days later

A police officer has told of how he chased an uninsured car over muddy fields – before the driver's body was found in a nearby reservoir days later. PC Alistair Robinson pursued traveller Ethol Price, of Linehouses, Goldenhill, after spotting a 'suspicio

50 min. ago in Regional West

Argos opens Biddulph town centre branch

Shoppers are celebrating after an Argos store opened in their town. The new branch within Biddulph's Sainsbury's supermarket means customers no longer have to travel to Congleton, Tunstall or Hanley to pick up Argos products. The digital store stocks a l

50 min. ago in Regional West

Pervert pensioner forcibly kissed a waitress during a function at Stoke City's bet365 Stadium

Pensioner Richard Montague told a waitress she was 'gorgeous' before forcibly kissing her during a function at Stoke City's bet365 Stadium. The 65-year-old repeatedly told his victim she had 'lovely lips' before grabbing her and pushing his tongue in her

50 min. ago in Regional West

A50 closed due to accident between Blythe Bridge and Uttoxeter

We have reports the A50 is closed following an accident this evening. The A50 Eastbound is closed due to a crash which has taken place between the A521 Blythe Bridge Roundabout / Draycot) and A522 (Uttoxeter/ Upper Tean) – according to traffic monitoring

today, 01:35 in Regional West

All part of a plan: Saido Berahino joining youngest Stoke team in a decade

Saido Berahino isn't just a talent, stressed Tony Scholes as he discussed a signing he was finally able to complete after a year of mind games and manoeuvring with West Brom, he's a young talent. The £12m forward comes in at 23, the same age as Giannelli

yesterday, 20:44 in Regional West

Drowned Goldenhill traveller Ethol Price had been dead for days when his body was found

The body of gardener Ethol Price was submerged in a reservoir for days before being discovered by his frantic family, an inquest heard. The 44-year-old traveller, from Linehouses caravan site, in Goldenhill, was found standing in around five feet of wate

yesterday, 19:38 in Regional West

Man, 21, remains in hospital after being stabbed in Burslem street brawl as investigation continues

Police have today moved to reassure residents as a man remains in hospital with stab wounds following a mass street brawl. Around 20 youths are understood to have been involved in the fighting in Market Place, Burslem, during the early hours of the morni

yesterday, 18:23 in Regional West

​Met Office Yellow Severe Weather Warning as freezing fog to hit Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

Motorists are being advised to take extra care on the roads as 'freezing fog' is set to hit the area overnight. The Met Office has issued a Yellow Severe Weather Warning for fog across Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire and areas of South Cheshire. A sp

yesterday, 18:23 in Regional West

Big Issue: Are streaming services such as Kodi illegal and why are they so popular?

Hundreds of people in the Potteries are using an online streaming service to watch live sporting events and films that are still in the cinema. Philip Cullinane explores the legality and morality surrounding the issue. If you are trying to watch a Premie

yesterday, 18:23 in Regional West

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