NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE: Business leaders are hosting a series of events designed to advise companies on how they can expand.
The Local Enterprise Partnership, which includes council leaders and business executives, is running the events to help people running smaller companies to find out about different kinds of support available to help them grow.
Chairman Ron Dougan appealed for people to come along and get involved.
He said: "We want people to know that the LEP is here to ensure businesses of all sizes can thrive and help our economic growth and jobs drive."
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ETRURIA: A warrant without bail was issued by magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre for Janis Lauks, aged 33, of Agerley Street, Etruria Park, after he failed to turn up at court accused of an allegation of harassment at Fenton between January 10 and January 13.
HANLEY: The case of Gillian Green, aged 45, of Lower Bethesda Street, Hanley, was adjourned by magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre until February 15. She is accused of an offence of shop theft.
BLURTON: Magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre adjourned the case of Rodney Wood, aged 41, of Lilac Grove, Blurton, until February 15.
He is charged with being drunk and disorderly in Longton Hall Road, Longton, on January 24.
HANLEY: Teenager Liam Harrington had sentence on him adjourned until March 1 at North Staffordshire Justice Centre following the 18-year-old's guilty plea to stealing two bottles of vodka worth £16 from Tesco, Hanley, on January 24. He was given unconditional bail.
MEIR: Craig Jones, aged 29, of Colclough Road, Meir, denies a charge of failing to provide a specimen of breath for analysis on January 1 this year.
A trial has now been fixed at North Staffordshire Justice Centre for April 16 and until then he was given unconditional bail.