STOKE-ON-TRENT: Firefighters will be at Stoke City's match tomorrow urging football fans to push the button on their smoke alarms to check they are working. The Potters teamed up with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to promote the campaign. Firefighters will be handing out Push the Button freebies to fans.
Station Manager, Dave Steele said: "Hopefully after enjoying the match spectators will go home and make sure their smoke alarms bleep."
LEEK: Defendant Karen Gallo, aged 38, of St Edward Street, Leek, has been sentenced to a 12-month supervision order after she admitted assaulting Terrence Wood on July 16.
North Staffordshire magistrates also made a 12-month restraining order preventing Gallo contacting Mr Wood and an exclusion order preventing her going to The Wellington pub, Leek, for 12 months. Gallo must also pay £80 costs.
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CREWE: Police have launched an investigation following the sudden death of a person in Crewe. The emergency services were called to a home in Chambers Street, Crewe, shortly after 9.30am yesterday.
It is understood the person was already dead by the time paramedics arrived on scene.
Cheshire Police said last night it was unable to release any further details about the incident or the cause of death.
MEIR: A not guilty plea was entered by Matthew Newman, aged 30, of The Wood, Meir, to a charge of harassment causing fear of violence.
His trial will be held at North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court on January 3.
TUNSTALL: A 'Unite' event will be held at 7pm tomorrow at the Methodist Church and Centre, Queens Avenue, Tunstall. The event aims to promote friendship between Christians of different churches. .