BIDDULPH: Plans have been drawn up to covert a former Sunday school into flats.
Yasser Heald has applied for permission for a change of use for Wesleyan Sunday School, in Station road. He wants to turn the property, which was built in 1861, into four apartments
The building was most recently used as a fabric shop but has been empty since 2007.
A statement supporting the plans says: "The conversion can quite easily be achieved without a need for further extensions."
The proposals also include seven car parking spaces.
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council is currently consulting with residents on the scheme and a decision is expected in six weeks.
ETRURIA: Christopher Ollerhead is due to enter his plea today after being charged with drug offences.
The 24-year-old, of no fixed address, will appear at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court accused of possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply and possessing cannabis vegetation at Etruria on November 18.
FENTON: Lee Scanlon, aged 27, of Vivian Road, Fenton, is due to be sentenced today at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court today after pleading guilty to burgling a property and possessing class A drug cocaine both on April 21.