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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 allure of the canalside is on offer at a newly-launched development overlooking the Caldon Canal in Stoke on Trent.
M Ferris (Stoke on Trent) v G Hickey (Lower Hopton), M Woodward (Dearne Spts) v P Mellor (Buxton), A Duckett (Chester Road) v A Turner (Millhouse), R Crowther (Longwood) v D Clutton (Stoke on Trent), D Ferris (Stoke on Trent) v D Scott (Lower Hopton), I Chapple (Dearne Spts) v P Firth (Oldham), L Brown (Stoke on Trent) v A Walker (Sheffield), D Poole (Doncaster) v C Weaver (Chester Road).
Two new property sales have been secured at Trentham South - part of the 400 acre Trentham Lakes scheme being developed by Stoke on Trent Regeneration Ltd, a joint venture between St Modwen and Stoke-on-Trent City Council.
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.
Lichfield law firm Keelys has completed the legal work on a multi-million pound forward funded sale of a site in Stoke on Trent to Prudential.