Latest Wolstanton Stories

2008-10-05 00:00:21

Mervyn Edwards Looks back to the days when Wolstanton High was Wolstanton County Grammar, and the school song was sung in Latin. W OLSTANTON High School, in Milehouse Lane, Newcastle-under- Lyme, is an imposing building which opened in 1928 as Wolstanton County Grammar School.

2008-09-28 00:00:24

Back Beat: An exhibition covering more than 178 years of policing in Newcastle opened to the public this weekend. Memorabilia dating back to 1830 is on display at the Borough Museum and Art Gallery, Brampton Park.

2008-09-18 00:00:24

By Adam Blakeman Tributes have been paid to a woman described as a local pioneer of the amateur dramatics scene. Shirley Steels, president of Porthill Players, died at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire on Friday after battling against ill health.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.