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 (stōk′ŏn-trĕnt′, -ôn-)
A city of west-central England south of Manchester. Historically noted for the production of ceramics, it is the center of the district known as the Potteries.


1. (Placename) a city in central England, in Stoke-on-Trent unitary authority, Staffordshire on the River Trent: a centre of the pottery industry; university (1992). Pop: 259 252 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in central England, in N Staffordshire. Pop: 238 000 (2003 est). Area: 93 sq km (36 sq miles)


or Stoke′-upon-Trent′


a city in N Staffordshire, in central England, on the Trent River. 255,800.
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The Home to Work Scheme aims to address transport related barriers faced by the residents of the city of Stoke on Trent whilst accessing employment opportunities in the North Staffordshire area.
Helen Pegg, Principal at the City of Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College, said: "This is a most exciting project for the Sixth Form College but it is a really significant step in the wonderful opportunity that the University Quarter presents for learners of all ages in North Staffordshire.
Built for Weymouth College and City of Stoke on Trent Council Education Department (SED), the networks not only replaced existing telco circuits with higher bandwidth and less expensive connections, but also extended broadband connectivity to remote locations where it was previously not available.