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October 23, 2011

DOOR MAT’ters.

Just over a week to Halloween – You can print off this ‘No Trick or Treat’ window card or visit http://bit.ly/be-aware to play our ‘Take Care’ Game

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DOOR MAT’ters

July 4, 2011

Recent Activity Worth Noting:

”At about 1pm on or around 22/June (Wed) a male resident in Quarry Road had a knock at the door. A 20 years old youth told him “there was trouble with the pipes” and that “his gaffer wanted to see the man by his van.” The man looked but could see no van. At this stage they were joined by a care worker. The youth ran off with two other males. The only descriptions we have are:- 20 years old male, 5ft 4ins tall, broad build, short hair, wearing a black jacket with a white insignia on the breast tall lad wearing a baseball cap, white shirt and blue jeans male wearing a brown jacket. No vehicle was seen. If you see or hear about anything similar call the police on 0300 1234455 and refer to incident 356 of the 22nd. If you need to reply by email click on my address here: stephen.morris135@staffordshire.pnn.police.uk.”.::::::::::::::::::

Penkhull Jazz and Blues festival 23rd July 2011

June 29, 2011

The event is on 23rd July and will see Penkhull host another fantastic day of music, entertainment and fun for the family.

According to the Penkhull Jazz and Blues festival site, the event this year is totally self funded and needs as much support as people can offer.

The Jazz and Blues site quotes:

Funding for the 2011 festival is needed from the local community to help us to put on the event: due to the recession and funding cuts we are more reliant than ever on sponsorship from individuals and local companies – we are on the verge of generating the income we need. However small a donation, we appreciate all the support you can give the festival. Please email us.

The story of Ruth with a twist- Penkhull Mystery play Saturday July 9th

June 29, 2011
Penkhull mystery plays photo

Image from Penkhull Mystery plays website.

This year’s play will be based on the story of Ruth, but with our own twist. It will be performed on the village green on Saturday July 9th.

The whole event starts at 1pm with the play starting at 2pm. There will also be stalls, food, music, maypole dancing, morris dancing, Punch and Judy and our hotly contested annual tug of war competition.

Photographs of last year’s event can be seen by clicking here

Photographs of this year’s rehearsal and propmaking can be seen by clicking here

Find out more on the Penkhull Mystery plays website

 

 

 

Images from the Penkhull Mystery plays

June 28, 2011

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Stoke and Penkhull Ward local election results

May 13, 2011

penkhull election resultsOk a little on the late side but for those who  want to find out the results of the local elections and what it means to Penkhull, here are the results.

I’m sure we wish Randy Conteh the very best. You can read more here via Pits n Pots the Political blog.

You can also get involved with the local political scene by following and commenting through the Pit n Pots website by following these news feeds on the site.

Don’t forget you can have your say through this Penkhull website, I am more than happy to show you how easy it is to post on here, if you can email you can use this site.

I have also made a quick chart of the past elections for anyone interested in how past local elections have swung.

SOT local elections

New proposed plans for Thistley Hough High School cause concern

May 4, 2011

New plans proposed plans for Thistley Hough High School are out and can been seen on the Stoke-on-Trent Council web (you can see the planning request here)

Some Penkhull Residents Association are concerned that only the current entrance will be used which is both near to a busy road junction.

It asked for a through traffic drop off system taking the out traffic to a bottom entrance, left only turn. This would considerably reduce current traffic issues at the junction of Lodge/Thistley Hough and Newcastle Lane.

What are your thoughts on this?