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Warning to every parent over 'perfect size' Cadbury Mini Eggs

The Child Accident Prevention Trust is warning that Cadbury Mini Eggs are the perfect size to block a small child's airway and choke them.

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Police response to pro-Palestine protest condemned as 'attendees egged'

Dan Jellyman says the police 'fundamentally failed' to keep order after a Tory fund-raiser was targeted by demonstrators

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

'It's hurting our eyes' - Fury as newcomer paints shop in tourist town Smurf blue

The idyllic town is known for its white-painted houses and shops, granite stones and moss-covered roofs, its quaint fishing harbour and beautiful light

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Key details of Stoke-on-Trent's new AI cameras kept 'secret'

The cameras are expected to be installed on the M6, A500 and A50

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Mum-of-five who does everything for her family leaves them - and it's chaos

Laura Ben Salem, 37, gets up at 4.30am every day and doesn't normally get back to bed until after 10.30pm. Now she's decided to throw in the towel in protest

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Love Island's Wes Nelson: 'I'm a different person now... I couldn't do it again'

Love Island star Wes Nelson, from Newcaste-under-Lyme, has opened up about his return to the villa, his relationship with ex Arabella Chi and why he's keeping his love life private

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

These five defendants have appeared in court this week

They've appeared at North Staffordshire Justice Centre or Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Stoke-on-Trent set for £134m HS2 transport jackpot - after next election

Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire will share a £420m pot following the cancellation of HS2

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

First photo of 'fearless' Sonny, 17, following Rudyard Lake tragedy

Sonny Leese Clark, from Leek, was spending time with his two friends at Rudyard Lake when they got into difficulty and 'fell in the water'

Express & Star

Tributes for ‘lovely and kind’ 17-year-old who died after ‘falling into’ lake with two friends

The family of a boy who tragically died after being found in a lake have paid tribute to their "kind, good-natured boy".

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Alton Towers log flume mysteriously washes up in woodland 37 miles away

An Alton Towers log flume has been found in a woodland in Sheffield, 37 miles away from the North Staffordshire theme park - and it turns out the owner has a plan to get it back home

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

New petrol and diesel rules after March would be 'major solution' to price chaos

Howard Cox, secretary of the FairFuel APPG, will be delivering a petition of 126,092 signatures to Number 10 calling for changes to fuel duty.

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Exactly how much Robbie Williams earns every day after Netflix documentary success

Robbie Williams - who came from humble beginnings - now earns two thirds of an average Stoke-on-Trent worker's annual wage in a single day

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Biker, 19, in Royal Stoke after crash shuts road

The two-vehicle collision happened on Sandybrook Lane, in Leek

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Woman, 31, arrested on suspicion of burglary after early morning break-in at pub

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after reports of a breakfast-time break-in at a pub.

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Fatal house fire deemed accidental following investigation

Investigators have confirmed that a blaze that killed a woman in her 70s was the result of an 'accidental electrical fire'.

Stoke-on-Trent Live - News

Fatal house fire 'accidental' as cause identified

Firefighters forced entry the property in Leek but were unable to save an elderly woman

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New map shows Stoke-on-Trent could be set for snow this week

Maps and charts show a wintry spell of weather hitting from March 1 - before a secondary blast then strikes on March 8 or 9 too.

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Rule-breaking farmers dodge jail after lying about their cows

The Staffordshire County Council probe centred on Pear Tree Farm, in Audley

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Paramedics battled in vain to revive woman rescued from house fire

The fire broke out on James Street, in Leek