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1950s History Stoke-on-Trent

Filmed in Stoke 1959

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Culture Economics Politics Stoke-on-Trent

Capitalism is Imploding

Post-industrial society is imploding and the city of Stoke-on-Trent in North Staffordshire is a perfect example of how capitalism has failed the masses. The picture above is of a pot bank factory and bottle kiln in Longport, Burslem one of the five fascinatingly rich in industrial British historical heritage, towns of the city of  Stoke-on-Trent. Personally […]

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Culture Legends & Myths

‘With half a pint of poison’

Unquestionably rare grave unique in all England. And a 300 year old unsolved murder case in my home town where this gravestone gives a tantalising clue to it’s victims chillingly evil killer in the picturesque village in North Staffordshire.

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1980s 2000s Britain British Comedy Culture Newcastle under Lyme Stoke-on-Trent

Talken News

The village of Talke is in Staffordshire, England, four miles north-west of Newcastle-under-Lyme. There once was a fruit and veg. shop and Post Office called ‘Vince’s.’  This store or typically northerners 1970s con-vience shop was in Unity Way, Talke. Which was, and still is in a rather shabby council estate built in the 1970’s. Full […]