The Sentinel is a local newspaper based in Stoke-on-Trent. It is currently owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust under the Northcliffe Media publishing group and based in Sentinel House, Etruria. The paper is printed from Monday to Friday as an evening tabloid, with the Weekend edition printed on Saturday in the same size.
May un Mar lady is a comic strip written in Potteries dialect that first appeared on July 8, 1986 in the North Staffordshire Evening Sentinel and has been a local institution for over 20 years. The full twenty-year run (7,000 strips) of cartoonist Dave Follows' daily cartoon strip daily cartoons is being republished in the Evening Sentinel, as May un Mar Lady Revisited.
Alan Cookman described the comeback as: “The most exciting homecoming since Stanley Matthews returned to Stoke from his footballing adventure with Blackpool.”