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From the Archive - other Clicks of The Day from the past!

All postings from July to September 2007

August

14/08/2007

Holiday homes for pets

Some people go to extraordinary lengths to make sure their pets have a holiday when they go away.

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August

14/08/2007

Bad impressions

BBC Radio Stoke's Leek reporter Ros Chimes shows off her tone-deaf regional accents.

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August

14/08/2007

Whatever floats your boat

After building a Breakfast ark, Helen Thomas returns to the water with a more modest affair.

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August

14/08/2007

What's your hidden talent?

Stuart George spoke to Lillian Jones from Burslem, who reckons her singing has the X Factor.

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August

14/08/2007

Crewe suede shoes

Paul Larcomb from Crewe has become one of the top 10 Elvis impersonators in the world.

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August

14/08/2007

Making an impression

BBC Radio Stoke's Den Siegertsz discovers if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

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August

14/08/2007

Fundraising for guide dogs

Nicola Cockburn, who's blind, is walking 200 miles along canal towpaths from Vale Park to London.

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August

14/08/2007

Anisha Shark

Anisha's goldfish died because she showed them too much love!

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August

14/08/2007

Secretary week

Stuart George wonders why secretaries need a week, and what they're going to do with it.

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August

14/08/2007

Which way to Mecca?

Local clinics are getting a new sense of direction - with a bit of help from a compass.

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August

14/08/2007

On the road to recovery?

Stoke-on-Trent's annual health check is out. Find out what our Public Health Director had to say.

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August

14/08/2007

Back to church Sunday

Will you be putting on your Sunday best and heading towards your nearest place of worship?

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August

14/08/2007

McCarthy on Foyle

BBC Radio Stoke's Port Vale pundit Jon McCarthy talks about the departure of Martin Foyle.

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August

14/08/2007

Staffordshire rent increases!

Stoke-on-Trent and Keele both appear on a new edition of the board game Monopoly.

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August

14/08/2007

Face to face with Britney

Not the pop star - she's 19 foot long, eats bunnies for breakfast and can cuddle you to death.

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August

14/08/2007

Rudetext - why you so nasty?

It's very easy to be two-faced with mobile phones and the internet, but why do people do it?

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August

14/08/2007

Search for Maddie

Susan Moyes owns an apartment two floors above the one the McCanns stayed in.

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August

14/08/2007

Police paper chase

Stuart Davidson's blog complains that police officers spend too much time doing paperwork.

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August

14/08/2007

Diwali, the festival of lights

Listen to Anjali Pathak's tips for eating & cooking in the most fun festival in the Hindu calendar

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August

14/08/2007

Port Vale blues

Port Vale manager Dean Glover talks to BBC Sport about the hard times the club is going through

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August

14/08/2007

Up for the rugby final

Members of Eccleshall Women's Rugby Club are taking a trip to Paris for the World Cup Final

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August

14/08/2007

Poor Stoke

Parts of Stoke-on-Trent are among the poorest in the UK. Cllr Ken Downs spoke to BBC Radio Stoke

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August

14/08/2007

Stuart's recorder blues

How hard is it to make a recorder sound like a musical instrument rather than a torture device?

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August

14/08/2007

Dangerous driving?

Jenny McGregor takes a trip around the A50 roundabout near Blythe Bridge with a lorry driver...

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August

14/08/2007

Golden Oldies

A middle-aged professor at Keele University makes music that's anything but middle of the road.

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August

14/08/2007

'Forgot my kit sir'

Stuart George uncovers some of the excuses people use to get out of things they don't want to do.

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August

14/08/2007

Ladies in pink

Alison Poole and Mary Potts discuss life after getting herceptin on the NHS.

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August

14/08/2007

Joan Marie Fund (Audio)

Mary & Maureen told Paula White how they pay for people to go to Lourdes, using the fund

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August

14/08/2007

Atlantic/Leek rower! (Audio)

Dave Clarke is practising to row a boat single-handed across the Atlantic... on Rudyard Lake nr Leek

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August

14/08/2007

Jehovah's Witness dies (audio)

Why did a Jehovah's Witness refuse a transfusion? Darren Smith explained to the BBC's Stuart George

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August

14/08/2007

Church sale

St. John's - a historic church in Hanley - could be knocked down unless a buyer is found.

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August

14/08/2007

Planet hunters

Astronomers at Keele University have found 3 new planets which they've named Wasp 3, 4, and 5.

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August

14/08/2007

The Mermaid legend (audio)

Hear the BBC's Leek reporter Ros Chimes describe the grisly stories of the Moorlands' Mermaid Pool

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August

14/08/2007

Ghosts and grave happenings

Businessman Tim Prevett brings Crewe's myths and mysteries to life in a ghost walk.

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August

14/08/2007

When Nick met Daniel and Mary

Nick Robins chats with Irish megastars Daniel O'Donnell and Mary Duff.

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August

14/08/2007

Stray firework danger

Paula White speaks to Claire Keen - a mum who witnessed a firework flying into a public play-area...

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August

14/08/2007

Schools decision next (Audio)

Stoke on Trent School Closures consultation meetings are over. Pete Morgan spoke to Ian McLaughlan

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August

14/08/2007

Unleashing the gladiator

Cage fighter Ross Pointon from Stoke talks about his fight in Cage Rage at Wembley Arena.

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August

14/08/2007

Loco about the logo

Could a new logo help change Stoke-on-Trent's image? The elected mayor Mark Meredith thinks it will.

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August

14/08/2007

John Rhodes VC (Audio)

Deb Klemperer tells BBC Radio's Helen Thomas about John Rhodes VC, who died in World War One

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August

14/08/2007

Museum Collection 2 (AUDIO)

Deb Klemperer from the Potteries Museum spoke to reporter Jessica Lane about the Local History Store

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August

14/08/2007

He's got the power

Phil Taylor says his victory in the Grand Slam of Darts was the perfect way to answer his critics.

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August

14/08/2007

Living with HIV

Maurice Greenham has had HIV since 1984. He explains how he's got used to living with the illness.

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August

14/08/2007

Behind closed doors (Audio)

Jessica Lane finds out about stuffed animals in storage at the Potteries Museum...

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August

14/08/2007

Do Angels exist? (Audio)

Jacky Newcomb from Staffordshire spoke to Stuart George about near-death experiences - and angels

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August

14/08/2007

Closet Catholics

While Tony Blair may be converting to Catholicism, Stoke South MP Rob Flello definitely is...

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August

14/08/2007

Bullfinch remembered (Audio)

At N Staffs' Lawton Hall in the 1850's, a bullfinch learnt to whistle the National Anthem....

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August

14/08/2007

Alan Johnston (Audio)

BBC Correspondent, Alan Johnston, spent 114 days as a hostage in Gaza. He spoke to Stuart George

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August

14/08/2007

Are kids value for money?

They give you priceless moments but have you ever wondered how much it costs to raise a child?

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August

14/08/2007

Doctor defends actions

Disgraced paediatrician, David Southall, who was struck off the medical register, speaks out...

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August

14/08/2007

Local boy done good

In a classic rags to riches story, Mo Iqbal has sold his tile company for £12 million.

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August

14/08/2007

Snowed under

Breakfast Show presenter Pete Morgan hears about the pockets of snow around Staffordshire.

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August

14/08/2007

Celebrating Diwali (Audio)

BBC Radio Stoke's Natalie Sands went to the Hindu Cultural Centre's Diwali night

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August

14/08/2007

Pakistan's woes (Audio)

As the situation in Pakistan worsens, local Pakistanis worry for their families back there

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August

14/08/2007

A Singing Philosopher (Audio)

Staffordshire Uni student Michaela Johns has all the answers, and sings them - for Children In Need

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August

14/08/2007

Dreaming of glory

Port Vale's new manager Lee Sinnott looks ahead to the FA Cup...

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August

14/08/2007

Operation Nemesis

More than 350 police officers took part in anti-drugs raids. Our reporter Helen Thomas was there.

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August

14/08/2007

Dreaming of Vancouver

Julia Hubbard hopes to make the Winter Olympics after winning a place in the British bobsleigh team.

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August

14/08/2007

Getting the recycling blues

Tim Wedgwood goes recycling in Congleton... turning jeans into sandals!

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August

14/08/2007

Is beauty only skin deep?

Den visits a beauty parlour to get a facial treatment! It's too late, of course!

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August

14/08/2007

Making Stoke look good

Stuart George thinks he might be the man for a £75,000 job, selling Stoke on Trent to the world.

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August

14/08/2007

Twins finish in second place

Giggling twins Sam and Amanda Marchant, from Knutton, finished as runners-up in Big Brother 8.

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August

14/08/2007

Up close and personal

Breakfast's Stuart George and Anisha Shah try their hand at writing lonely hearts ads...

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August

14/08/2007

Making it magnolia

Stuart George spoke to Carl, who's 18 and doing a modern apprenticeship as a painter and decorator.

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August

14/08/2007

End for Nile Street?

Developers say much of an arson-plagued former factory in Burslem will soon be demolished.

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July

13/07/2007

Pet weddings

A celebration of animal unity - or a doggie wedding to you and me. It is the silly season after all.

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July

13/07/2007

Missing Madeleine

A local family are using their summer holiday to highlight the plight of Madeleine McCann.

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July

13/07/2007

Arrive Alive

Shocking figures reveal that 1/3 of drivers involved in road accidents are under 25.

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July

13/07/2007

When does a child have rights?

What would you do if you found out the latest addition to your family had a disability?

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July

13/07/2007

Losing a son

Anisha Shah met a mother whose son died in a road accident. She says the pain never eases.

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July

13/07/2007

Crash course

What would make a teenager think twice about their safety before getting into a car?

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July

13/07/2007

Parrotline

Breakfast reporter Helen Thomas finds out more about the charity that helps unwanted parrots.

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July

13/07/2007

Helen loves Donny

Breakfast Show reporter Helen Thomas is finally outed as a secret Donny Osmond fan.

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July

13/07/2007

Make hay while the sun shines

Our very own Indiana Jones, Den Siegertsz, visits a farm in his search for the meaning of proverbs.

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July

13/07/2007

The early bird...

Den Siegertsz takes a trip to south Cheshire to meet the worm charming champion of the world.

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July

13/07/2007

A woman's work is never done

Den Siegertsz goes to see a lady for whom the above saying has never been more apt.

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July

13/07/2007

Possession is 9/10 of the law

Den Siegertsz chats with Chris Brown - a practicing pagan - about demonic possession!

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July

13/07/2007

Red sky at night...

Den Siegertsz thinks that proverbs based on the weather are completely unreliable.

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July

13/07/2007

100 years of scouting

Anisha met up with local scouts as part of a world celebration to mark their centenary.

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July

13/07/2007

Mispronunciations

On the Breakfast Show, Stuart George wonders if a mispronunciation ever got you into trouble?

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July

13/07/2007

Preaching car safety

One teacher's seen several pupils grow up and blossom into young adults only to lose their lives.

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July

06/07/2007

Rain stops play

It's not just Wimbledon, local cricket has become another casualty of the recent bad weather.

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July

06/07/2007

Stuart on soaps

Stuart George wonders whether there're any subjects that wouldn't work as a soap opera.

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July

05/07/2007

Living behind a police cordon

Ann's road has been closed off by anti-terror police. She says her life's been turned upside down.

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