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Strength United is More Powerful - a slogan that is at the heart of Stoke-On-Trent. 'Stoke' is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire together with the neighbouring boroughs of Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands.

Stoke-on-Trent is the home of the pottery industry in England and is commonly known as the Potteries, with the local residents known as Potters or 'Clayheads'. Formerly a primarily industrial conurbation, it is now a centre for service industries and distribution centres. The name Stoke is taken from the town of Stoke-upon-Trent, the original ancient parish, with other settlements being chapelries.

Stoke derives from the Old English stoc, a word that simple means ‘place’. An early proposal for a federation took place in 1888, when an amendment was raised to the Local Government Bill which would have made the six towns into districts within a county of ‘Staffordshire Potteries’. It was not until 1910 that the six towns were brought together. The county borough of Hanley, the municipal boroughs of Burslem, Longton, and Stoke, together with the urban districts of Tunstall and Fenton now formed a single county borough of Stoke-on-Trent. The county borough was abolished in 1974, and Stoke became a non-metropolitan district of Staffordshire.

Since the 17th century, the area has been almost exclusively known for its industrial-scale pottery manufacturing. Renowned companies such as Royal Doulton, Dudson Ltd, Spode, Wedgwood, Minton and Baker & Co. Were established and based there. The Stoke mining industry also set several national and international records. Wolstanton Colliery, when modernised, had the deepest mining shafts in Europe at 3,197 ft. In 1933, Chatterley Whitfield Colliery became the first Colliery in the country to mine one million tons of coal. In the 1980s Florence Colliery in Longton repeatedly set regional and national production records; in 1992 the combined Trentham Superpit was the first mine in Europe to produce 2.5 million saleable tonnes of coal.

The city's ceramics collection is housed in the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Hanley, Etruria Industrial Museum, on the Cauldon Canal, and Gladstone Pottery Museum in a former potbank in Longton are dedicated to the city's industrial heritage. The £10 million Wedgwood Museum visitor centre opened in the firm's factory in Barlaston in October 2008. The Dudson Centre in Hanley is a museum of the family ceramics business, which is partly housed in a Grade II listed bottle kiln. There are also smaller factory shops, such as Royal Stafford in Burslem, Moorcroft in Cobridge and Emma Bridgewater in Hanley.

The city's main theatre is the 1,603-person capacity Regent Theatre, which is in Hanley. Nearby is the main concert hall, the Victoria Hall. The purpose-built theatre in the round New Vic Theatre is just outside the city's boundary in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The major art gallery is The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, located in Hanley. It contains a collection of fine ceramics, a rotating programme of exhibitions and a permanent collection. In 2010, it became one of the permanent homes of the Staffordshire Hoard, the most important collection of Anglo-Saxon gold.

Stoke-On-Trent is home to a number of celebrities also, such as Robbie Williams, Neil Morrissey, Anthea Turner, Jeff Kent, Peter Whelan and Charlotte Higgins.

Product Support Analyst - 12 Months FTC

Ticketmaster - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 18/10/2019

ocation: Stoke-on-Trent Division: International Service Operations and Support Contract Terms: Full-Time Contract (12 Months) THE JOB The Product Support Analyst provides support to Ticketmaster/Live...

VMC or HMC Programmer

Alecto Recruitment Ltd - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 18/10/2019

VMC and HMC Programmer Alecto Recruitment are currently in partnership with a well-established Manufacturing company, who are actively seeking a skilled VMC and HMC...

Assistant Young Person's Night Support Worker

networx - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 18/10/2019

Assistant Young Person's Night Support Worker Stoke-on-Trent £16,500 pro rata Permanent, Average 21 hours per week (This service fits around the needs...

PHP Developer

Oscar Technology - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 18/10/2019

PHP Developer -up to £38,000 - Stoke-on-Trent - PHP, Laravel, OOP, JavaScript, Vue.js, MySQL - Flexi working hours, remote working and...

PHP Developer - Stoke-on-Trent

Circle Recruitment - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 17/10/2019

PHP Developer - Stoke-on-Trent ? I am looking for 2 PHP Developers to join a growing team of experienced developers to enhance software and application...

Production Operative

CastleView Group - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 17/10/2019

CastleView Group is acting as a training and employment company, CastleView Group is committed to the selection, training, recruitment and development of the top-quality...

KS1 Year 2 Teacher

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 17/10/2019

Year 2 Primary School Teacher required in Stoke-on-Trent paying between £100 to £130 per day. Your new companyHays Education is the market...

Key Stage 2 Teacher

THE SUPPLY REGISTER LIMITED - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 16/10/2019

Key Stage 2 Teachers - Staffordshire The Supply Register is the preferred resourcing partner for SUAT Multi Academy Trust. The trust has 13 academies...

CHEF DE PARTIE - HOSPITALITY & ENTERTAINMENT

Detail 2 Recruitment Limited - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 16/10/2019

Chef de Partie - Hospitality & Entertainment - Stoke on Trent - Up to £20,000 About the CompanyGreat opportunity for a confident...

Support Worker

Adapt Recruit - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 15/10/2019

At Adapt Recruit we are currently looking for experienced children's support workers for our client based in Stoke-On-Trent. Our client provides residential children's home's...

Recovery Support Worker

Creative Support Ltd - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 15/10/2019

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of person centred care and support to older people, people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, and autism...

Contract / Operations Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 15/10/2019

Contract Management role, based on customer site. UK & International supply. Operations Management £45k Your new companyOur client is an established, leading manufacturing/assembly...

Podiatrist - All Levels Wanted

A2Z Recruitment Solutions Ltd - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 15/10/2019

PODIATRISTS / FOOT HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS - UK WIDE - ALL LEVELS WANTED SALARY: £COMPETITIVE PLUS LOCATION ALLOWANCES PAID FOR SOME AREAS ARE YOU...

Registered Mental Health Nurse RMN - Male Rehabilitation Service

Cygnet Health Care - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 15/10/2019

At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.We are looking for...

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - HAYS Stoke - Fast track promoti

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Stoke-On-Trent UK - 14/10/2019

Trainee Recruitment Consultant job, sales, Hays Recruitment, Stoke, £17,100-£22,500 basic + uncapped commission - £25-30k year 1 OTE and...

Technical Manager

Lucideon - Stoke-On-Trent UK - 14/10/2019

Job title: Technical Manager, Structures Location: Stoke-On-Trent Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 Benefits: 33 days holiday, Flexible working, Private medical cover...

Registered Manager - Children's Services

Major Healthcare Manchester & Bristol - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 14/10/2019

Are you a Registered Children's Home Manager looking for a new opportunity to run a brand new service providing residential support for Children and...

English Language Customer Service Advisors

bet365 - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 11/10/2019

Start your career with the world’s leading online gambling company. Enjoy competitive rates of pay, increasing with experience and an excellent range of benefits...

School Administrator/Attendance

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 11/10/2019

School Administrator Attendance Officer Job South Staffordshire School SIMS Administrator and AttendanceSouth Staffordshire£9.20 Per Hour Your new company Hays Education is working...

Warehouse Operative

Extra Personnel - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 11/10/2019

Warehouse Operative We are recruiting for Warehouse Operatives in the Stoke area. As a Warehouse Operative you will need to have: Experience using a...

Team Leader

Search Consultancy - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 11/10/2019

Team Leader- Stoke-on-Trent Children SHB, Solo Unit£25-27k + SleepsFantastic BenefitsSearch are looking for an enthusiastic and caring individual to provide the best possible...

Receptionist part time

Adecco - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 11/10/2019

Part-time Receptionist (Job-Share) The ideal candidate will be personable, conscientious and well organised. The candidate must be a good team player and committed to...

Legal Counsel

Search Consultancy - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 10/10/2019

Legal Counsel - StokeA leading Insurance based company are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Counsel in Stoke. Salary for the role upto £...

Desktop Support Technician

Net Recruit - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 09/10/2019

Are you looking for a rewarding new IT Support role, with a world leading organisation, that offers fantastic opportunities to progress? If so, this...

Hospitality Apprenticeship Trainer - Stoke-on-Trent

Parkhouse Bell Ltd - Stoke-on-Trent UK - 09/10/2019

Are you an expert in Hospitality? Are you passionate and motivated in developing others? Do you thrive on a career full of variety? Are...

Nurse Vacancies in Guernsey Full Relocation Package

Seven Resourcing - Stoke-On-Trent UK - 09/10/2019

Are you looking for your next challenge in Nursing? Would you like to work in a challenging and dynamic area? Would you like to...

Jobs in Stoke-On-Trent.

We genuinely hope that we can help you get a great role in Stoke-On-Trent.

The average annual wage for jobs in Stoke-On-Trent is £19,672p.y. Nice! Highest is a huge £180,000 per annum.

How well do Stoke-On-Trent jobs pay compared to London and the UK national average?

Stoke-On-Trent Average Salary:
£19,672
London Average Salary:
£41,954
UK Average Salary:
£27,500

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