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Oatcake shop 'ridiculously busy' after Robbie shout-out

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High Lane Oatcakes in Stoke-on-Trent said the shop has been "ridiculously busy" after Robbie Williams told a press conference he wouldn't have oatcakes from anywhere else.

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The musician grew up in Tunstall, about half a mile away from the shop.

People were queuing out the door when Radio Stoke went to see the shop, which now has a reputation for providing "oatcakes to the stars".

"His mum always comes in to get them for him," Milly, who works there, said. But only the fruit ones, mind - "he doesn't like the plain ones".

Climate change 'bees' glued to Conservative campaign bus

Climate change activists have glued themselves to the Conservative campaign bus in Staffordshire.

Extinction Rebellion protesters, some dressed as bees, walked towards the bus in the road as it left a visit to JCB in Uttoxeter.

One activist, who identified himself as James, said: "The Conservatives have failed for the duration of the entire general election campaign, with only two days to go, to raise the prospect of the climate and ecological crisis which is facing humanity and all life on this planet."

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