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Cleaner and Greener Burslem

It was great to team up with Councillor Lesley Adams, Burslem Park and be joined by local volunteers, Nkita and Bella for a community litter pick.

It is so important we respect our environment so it can be enjoyed by all and protected for future generations.

Cleaner and Greener Milton

It was great to have so many local volunteers from across Milton, alongside Nkita and Bella, out for our local community litter pick which Jo Gideon MP,  Cllr Dave Evans, Cllr James Smith,  Cllr Carl Edwards and I organised.

Transforming Stoke Station

I am delighted to see Stoke-on-Trent Station will be receiving tens of millions of pounds to help upgrade the station and improve some local bus services.

Eid Mubarak

It was great to greet worshippers and wish them an Eid Mubarak at the Jamia Masjid Noor mosque in Tunstall this mornings call to prayer at the start of Eid al-Adha.

Eid Al-Adha

This Eid Al-Adha, it is more important than ever to make sure you and your family are staying safe.

Maintaining social distancing is vital for households with elderly parents and grandparents, who may also have underlying health issues.

Illegal Off Road Bike Update

Sadly across Stoke-on-Trent North, Kidsgrove and Talke illegal off-road biking has been causing a nuisance on our beautiful green spaces and endangering the public.

Congratulations Moorpark Junior School

Whilst reading the Stoke Sentinel I came across a story about Moorpark Junior School received a national quality award for their students critical thinking skills.

Harper Street- Middleport Pottery

Earlier this month I was lucky to meet Clare Wood from Re-Form who oversee and run the amazing Middleport Pottery.

They have done amazing work in rejuvenating life in the museum and surrounding terraces.

Dance Schools Are Back

It was great to visitAngela Beardmore School of Dance today.

They have done amazing work ensuring they are COVID secure, welcoming pupils back to their classes!

Unfortunately, as I have two right feet, I did not make the cut.

Police Ride Along

It was great to join one of the local Sergeants from the Stoke-on-Trent North Neighbourhood Policing Team this evening.

We toured the constituency, talking about the issues we face from county lines, ASB, illegal off-road bike use, drugs and knives.