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goes to Auschwitz Two Staffordshire
students made an emotional journey to the former concentration camp
Christmas Lights A photo-gallery of lit-up Christmas Homes, and buildings,
- by choice - for the night Ever
wondered what it might be like to live on the streets? Some brave volunteers did
joke Snow was predicted for 28th January but, as well as a winter wonderland,
it produced traffic chaos.
raising for Jackson Odiero A night in aid of charity
was given a Caribbean flavour.
a "big cat" near you? Staffordshire isn't
the first place you'd think of if you're looking for big cats - but apparently
they do exist?!
Towers' "swans" get a new home - Find out how the Alton Towers
swans were given a new home
scholar cracks "Voynich" history mystery A Staffordshire scholar
thinks he may have the answers to the 'Voynich' puzzle
Kirsty Shaw introduces the Staffordshire youngsters who aim at the Houses of Parliament
You will go to the Ball The very rich
and famous will gather for the Caudwell Charity Ball
- a special report BBC Radio Stoke's Ruth Alexander
looks at prostitution in the city of Stoke-on-Trent.
About Music in Soul-on-Trent 300
Northern Soul fans came together in Alsager to celebrate the BBC's Mad About Music
Strike memories North Staffs Miners Wives
Action Group celebrate Strike twentieth anniversary
2004 Charlotte Dunn walked away with the title of Staffordshire Pop Star
Monday night is Student night
Sarah Thorley had the unenviable task of trawling Hanley's watering holes on a
When Jo Hilton lost her hair after developing breast cancer, it inspired her to
help others with the same difficulty
- gaming event Hardcore gamers will enjoy a whole 48 hours of solid gaming
Edensor runs 20 marathons Ray the running paramedic completed his gruelling
task - which was all in aid of charity
audio diary - the Autism experience Listen as a
young mother talks about her experiences of caring for an autistic child
Banks - a hero for Don Famous author Don Mullan hails the effect Gordon
Banks had on his life as a boy.
Homeless diary A
day in the life of Jonathan
Toft - told through pictures
Sport Relief returns The big fund-raising
event of the sport year was back - with socks!
Angling Centre The National Angling Centre will effectively make Staffordshire
the 'home' of fishing
sails into Stoke See what happened when the Titanic
exhibition came to Stoke - alas ladies, Leo wasn't there...
Etruria Chapel - part of
the local community in Stoke for just short of a century, but this once beautiful
building is due to close
Long Way From Home - stories of the Polish exiled from their own country,
who settled here in Staffordshire
Project Radio Stoke's
own team of gardeners are spending a year transforming an allotment patch into
a place of beauty
Results On June 10th we got a chance to vote again - in local council
and European Parliament elections.
the summer of 1944 The 60th anniversary of D-Day brought memories flooding
back to the people of Staffordshire
Gardens re-awakes After years in the wilderness
- Trentham Gardens has been reopened to the public.
Want to be a model Staffordshire
firm Obsession launched their "Faces 2004" campaign - but what does it take to
be a model?
Takbir Uddin At just
22 years of age Takbir, from Stafford, has written a play entitled Ammah
Words The local BBC went words-mad with a book club, prizes for writing,
a text-poetry competition, and more!
Festival and Boat Show 2004 Over the bank holiday, Burton will be home
for the first time to this festival
new maze at Postern House Farm in Tatenhill was the summer challenge
Stoke Book Club Ruth launched the reading group, which discusses books
once a month on the airwaves
Stoke picks up awards The station scooped a gold in the 'diversity' category
in the Gillard Awards
Inca Trail Nurses
from the Douglas MacMillan Hospice decided to do the Trail in Peru for charity,
with unexpected results
Japanese Traditional Japanese ‘Manga’ cartoon characters are keeping Staffordshire
students in education
the fat Sarah Ratcliff did a diary of her attempts at the BBC's "Fat
Nation The Big Challenges"
of a Blind Student Darren is studying at Keele University... how's he
Esperanto - a local language
Tucked away in Barlaston, is the headquarters of the national association
broadcasts across Staffordshire
came to the county in 2004
Midlands Sports Awards Staffordshire's
sportspeople had their day, with Lee Pearson in the spotlight - with photos
Missing Persons Stuart George met
Glenis Durkin, whose husband went disapeared eleven years ago.
revival Matt celebrates 40 years of British/US ska and looks at the local
BBC Radio Stoke at The
Gillards The local radio station for North Staffs picked up some more
David Beckham? Nearly 'Becks'
lookalike Luke Lightwood - from Stafford - surprised a lot of folks
Ann Duffy The highly
acclaimed poet, playwright and writer
up in Stafford
in Need The BBC's annual charity bash relies on YOU - to raise the funds
and make the fun - all year round!
for Children In Need This year, you took part in a hugely exciting auction
for quality pottery
Mark Fisher, MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central, has written a book about Britain's
best museums and galleries
Poles Sharon Nowakowski tells her story of the Polish community which
grew up around Biddulph in North Staffordshire
Up Fees Andrew Taylor is a student, who argues that the "Educational Market
Place" will damage new universities.
The BBC Radio Stoke pantomime of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was, er, unique.
See and hear the result!
Port Vale Football Club became the first in the UK to release a range of sexy
underwear for their male and female fans
in the Potteries Portmeirion staff in Stoke stripped for a Children in
Need 'Hotpots' calendar!
The Birds The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has come up with
ten tips for caring for your winged visitors
stuff and nonsense What's gone out of your life? And can it ever be replaced?
Mary Fox - who produces BBC Radio Stoke's local nostalgia show 'Good Times' -
looks back at five decades of the "stuff" that has accompanied her existence
BBC presenters out and about See what happened at the County Show and
others on outside broadcasts in 2004
Rascal Presentations See which charities BBC Radio Stoke supported throughout
Up Fees Andrew Taylor, a Staffordshire University student,
argued that the "Educational Market Place" is damaging universities
do ethnic minority women stand in society? Nageena Younis looks at freedom
of expression for women
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