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I’ve been the technical partner at ALBOS since 2010. Outside of ALBOS I’m a dad of 2 amazing little boys and follow the McLaren formula 1 team and Hull Kingston Rovers rugby league teams!

Bill Cash re-elected as MP for Stone

Bill Cash

Bill Cash has retained his Stone constituency seat for the Conservative Party Despite a hung parliament being declared, Stone’s incumbent MP, Sir Bill Cash, increased his majority from 16,250 to 17,495 with 63.2% of the vote, up from 54.7%. Labour candidate Sam Hale built on his 2015 support and gained an additional 4,636 votes (14,119 in 2017 vs 9,483 in ...

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Royal Stoke Hospital fire caused by arson

Royal Stoke Hospital Fire

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed that a fire at Royal Stoke University Hospital on June 7 was started deliberately The Service was called to the hospital at 5.59pm to a fire in the main building and the crews used one breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. At the height of the incident there ...

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Eccleshall Community First Responders receive Queens award

The Eccleshall Community First Responders have been awarded the 2017 Queens Award for Voluntary Services The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen’s coronation. This award is the equivalent ...

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World’s top cyclists coming through Stone

The Women's Tour 2016 1

Stone cycling fans are encouraged to show their support for the world’s top cyclists on Thursday, June 8th Around 100 competitors, including Olympic, World and European champions, will be racing through Staffordshire for the second stage of the Ovo Energy Women’s Tour. They include defending OVO Energy Women’s Tour champion Lizzie Deignan and her Boels Dolmans teammate Anna van der ...

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Stone Music Festival on Saturday 8th July 2017

Stone Music Festival

Stone Town Council have organised Stone Music Festival to be held in the Market Square in Stone this July At the moment we’re waiting for final details but so far the following have been announced: Stone Radio A showcase from The Young Musicians Collective The UKUNAUTS Ben Owen Benton Bridge The Tucano Samba Band Murphys Marbles The Vanz …more details ...

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Bill Cash – Conservative Party – Election Pitch

Bill Cash

We asked all 5 of the parliamentary candidates for Stone to send us their 2017 General Election Pitches Since 1984, I have had the honour of serving as a Staffordshire MP and since 1997 as MP for Stone. I have always fought to protect my constituents – young and elderly, town and country, businesses and farmers and professional people, winning ...

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Sam Hale – Labour Party – Election Pitch

Sam Hale

We asked all 5 of the parliamentary candidates for Stone to send us their 2017 General Election Pitches It is a pleasure to have been given the opportunity to stand again for the constituency in which I was born and bred. In this election, I am running on the same platform as I did in the 2015 General Election: campaigning ...

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Joule’s bid to return to Stone receives boost

Joule’s Brewery’s bid to return to Stone received a boost last week as parliamentary candidate Bill Cash visited a possible development site in the town centre. Bill met Joule’s MD Steve Nuttall and head of the Crown Wharf steering group, Rob Kenney at the Crown Wharf which is currently owned by the Canals and Rivers trust. The trust is currently ...

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Five die following M6 lorry and car accident

Chief constable

A 60 year old HGV driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following an accident on the M6 this morning. At around 4:30 this morning a lorry was in collision with a Nissan Micra on the southbound stretch of the M6 between junctions 15 and 14. The 60-year-old male driver, from the West Midlands, has ...

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