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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 Contract is to provide a rapid and effective response when called upon by HM Coroner, or officers acting on his behalf, to remove a Body from a premises or other situation within the Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire area, or as directed by HM Coroner, and transporting it directly to the .
The woman, thought to be a 19-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent, was confirmed dead at the scene, which was sealed off for forensic analysis.
Letters for homes and businesses in Stoke-on-Trent are now being dealt with at Wolverhampton - 40 miles away.
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Kerry Ann Day, of Arundel Way, Sandford Hill, Stoke-on-Trent, was remanded in custody on charges of the attempted murder of Maureen Kent and the theft of a charity box.
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Mobile phone giant Vodafone UK has agreed terms for this striking state-of-the-art contact centre in Stoke-on-Trent.
Commissioners from the office of the police and crime commissioner (opcc), Staffordshire county council and stoke-on-trent city council, Supported by colleagues from staffordshire district/borough authorities are intending to tender for a domestic abuse service which operates on an entire staffordshire and stoke-on-trent footprint.
Minister for the West Midlands Liam Byrne yesterday joined Advantage West Midlands chief executive John Edwards to kick-start the creation of a job-boosting pounds 250 million University Quarter in Stoke-on-Trent.
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