It’s been an interesting few days for all concerned on the campaign trail in Stoke-on-Trent Central.
We had the former and current leader of UKIP ‘egged’ in Hanley town centre, a concert hall full of U-kippers, and a smattering of NorScarf protesters outside objecting to their presence – which I’m calling a Marmite protest because they aren’t to everyone’s taste and I need to keep up the food theme in the title.
A petition was delivered to the full meeting of Stoke-on-Trent City Council on Thursday by a group of mums who are desperately trying to get the leading coalition to change their minds over proposed changes to their beloved Children’s Centres.
In her address to the assembled councillors the group’s spokesperson Nicola Howarth, stressed the impact that these proposals would have on our city’s children, some of which
come from our most vulnerable families.