A tongue-in-cheek poll has ranked Stoke-on-Trent in the top 10 worst place to live in England - and the reasons given are brutal. iLiveHere.co.uk asked 80,172 visitors to vote for their worst place to live in England 2020.
Why is Stoke on Trent bad?
Stoke-on-Trent is the most dangerous city in Staffordshire, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Staffordshires 201 towns, villages, and cities. The most common crimes in Stoke-on-Trent are violence and sexual offences, with 5,690 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 20.
How many people live in Tunstall?
6,232 Tunstall, StaffordshireTunstallTunstall Location within StaffordshirePopulation6,232 (2011.Ward)OS grid referenceSJ864516Unitary authorityStoke-on-Trent15 more rows
What are Stoke-on-Trent famous for?
Ceramics and potters have shaped the history of Stoke-on-Trent for centuries, turning out brands which have become household names, such as Wedgwood, Royal Doulton and Emma Bridgewater. The city is often nicknamed The Potteries and to this day is still famous for its home-grown talent.
Why is Burslem called the mother town?
Using local clays for materials and local coal for firing, Burslem soon became a centre for pottery manufacture, and carried the title Mother Town of The Potteries. Although the North Staffordshire area is known as the Potteries, Burslem is where it all began and why it is called The Mother Town.