Stoke City's match today against Tottenham takes place amid the celebrations for the club's 150th anniversary. Former players who have returned to the club to celebrate include World Cup winners Geoff Hurst and Gordon Banks as well as Terry Conroy and Mark Stein.
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Paul Gunter launched the campaign after discovering that there was no current war memorial for his nephew.
Witnesses who saw the incident said that the man threw the dog in the air a number of times and let her drop to the floor.
Very windy across northern areas this morning. Feeling fresher.