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Get your blankets tested before winter

Please pass on to older friends & family who are not online

Once again this year, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be testing electric blankets for safety.  Last year over half were found to  be unsafe.  Unsafe blankets will not be returned.  However, anybody over 60 years will be offered a standard single or double  under- blanket as a replacement.

There is a testing session next Thursday, 23rd September, between 2pm and 4pm at Burslem Fire Station.

If you have any queries regarding the Electric Blanket Testing please call 0800 0241 999

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So what do you do? – The Ethical Computer Company

TECC, The Ethical Computer Company, based in Hamil Road, Burslem, is a charitable non-profit making organization. We are a people before profit organisation and operate a no-fix no-fee policy.

We sell reburbished and new PCs and Laptops and all our refurbs come with a no quibble 6 months warranty.

We provide computer and laptop repair to the local community at a fraction of the price you will have to pay at other major outlets.

It costs nothing for us to look at your machine and diagnose the problem.

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So what do you do? The Workers’ Educational Association

The WEA has been working in Stoke-on-Trent ever since 1908, when the RH Tawney ran the organisation’s first-ever tutorial class in Economics in Longton. We still run a wide range of courses in the area through project staff and volunteer-led branches.

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Burslem’s heritage trail

by John Webbe

Have you seen the information boards around Burslem town centre? Maybe you have seen the bright-green leaflets which proudly shout “Welcome to Burslem, Mother Town of the Potteries”? They form Burslem’s heritage trail.

I decided to follow this route with my retired parents and my then nearly-two-year old daughter as we enjoyed the sun shining bright overhead. There are nine heritage trail boards in total – seven around Burslem town centre and one each at Moorcroft & Middleport Pottery. I am not going to repeat any of the information on the heritage trail boards or in the leaflet, I’ll leave that to you to find out, but believe me, it’s worth it – there’s some fascinating information for even the most hardened Boslemite to learn!
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