FENTON: A music event was due to return to Fenton Manor Sports Centre tonight.
FM Fridays relaunches at the venue following its success last year.
North West rock band Chimps On Death Row will headline the gig, supported by a trio of Stoke-on-Trent bands; Zero Divide, New Romantics and Dirty Candy.
The events are organised by the centre and promoter Venombase Studios.
Doors open for the event at 7pm, with live music starting at 8pm. For further information, go to www.facebook.com/fmfridays.
MIDDLEPORT: A man has admitted possession of drugs. Carl Rowley, aged 42, of Maddock Street, Middleport was unconditionally bailed by North Staffordshire Magistrates to appear for sentence at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court on April 16. He has pleaded guilty to possession of amphetamine worth £750 at Middleport on April 11 which followed a search at his home.
HANLEY: Bail was granted to a man accused of assaulting two members of staff at the Harplands Hospital, using threatening, abusive or insulting words of behaviour and criminal damage.
Michael Lakin, aged 30, of Ashmore Walk, Hanley, is currently receiving treatment at a mental health facility out of the area. North Staffordshire Magistrates bailed the defendant until May 10 in his absence on condition that he reside at a hospital facility.
NEWCASTLE: A bus company is celebrating 80 years at its base in Newcastle on Sunday. To mark the milestone, First is holding tours of the depot on the A34 for £1. All proceeds will go to charity.
There will also be a display of classic cars and memorabilia in Ironmarket, where there will also be the opportunity to take a ride on board a vintage bus. Events take place from 10am until 2pm. For more details visit www.firstgroup.com.
TRENT VALE: An 18-month conditional discharge was imposed on Terry Bourne, aged 38, of Collin Road, Trent Vale, after he pleaded guilty at North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court to causing damage to an unmarked police car at Stoke on March 23. He was ordered to pay compensation of £128.24 and costs of £85.
LEEK: Defendant Daniel Compton, aged 21, of Argles Road, Leek, who has admitted offences of theft and failing to attend a follow-up assessment under the Drugs Act, had sentence on him adjourned for reports until May 1 by magistrates.