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Living in sunny Tenerife Gisela heard about gloomy old England from the ex-pats she met.
Ron feels deep gratitude towards the people of Cheadle for their unfailing fundraising support.
Wallace has spent a lifetime fighting personal battles with authority figures and the system.
It was a lonely, intolerant world for Carla when she was pregnant and just 14-years-old.
Even though Dave was far from home, BBC Radio Stoke came to his rescue!
Kathy has trouble deciding what she wants to do with her life...
Kevin was in no mood to let a thug threaten his wife again.
Being half-Polish and half-English means Jurek Kerner gets the best of both worlds.
Pauline lost touch with her children, but a tiny china dove kept them in her heart.
Syd's story unfolds in Tunstall in the 1980s, when Syd unknowingly encountered a star in the making.
Lesley's first day as a door-to-door market researcher was hell...