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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!

Stone Fathers Day Gift Guide

Fathers Day is Sunday 15th June 2014 so we’ve put together this gift guide for budgets from less than a tenner to hundreds of pounds. Please mention the A Little Bit Of Stone Fathers Day Gift Guide if you decide to take up any of these offers. £10 or less Description: Fathers Day Cards by Five Dollar Shake (blank inside) ...

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Lymestone Brewery tour for Alice Charity

Real ale lovers are invited to take a tour of Stone’s Lymestone Brewery in June to raise money for the Silverdale-based Alice Charity. The brewery tour, which will take place on Friday, June 27 from 8pm to 10pm, has been organised by the charity to celebrate Father’s Day and tickets will cost £13 each, including food and drink. The independent ...

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Yarnfield Village Fete – 7th June 2014

Yarnfield is hosting its annual village fete on Saturday June 7th 12.30pm -4.30pm. The event takes place on the village green and will include attractions such as a vintage car display, hog roast, beer tent, carousel, Punch & Judy show, children’s gym display, donkey rides, children’s Olympics and a marching bad from the RAF Cadets. Admission to the village fete ...

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Stone Choral Society – Opera Choruses

The next Stone Choral Society Concert will be “Opera Choruses” conducted by Harriet Johnson. It will feature a number of popular choruses by Bizet, Borodin, Mascagni, Puccini, Purcell, Verdi & Weber. We shall be joined by some children and adults from St Michael’s First School, Stone. The concert starts at 7pm -earlier than our usual time, on Saturday 28th June ...

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Open Farm Sunday – Goat Farm

Celebrate British Farming and Food  Sunday 8th June 2014 is Open Farm Sunday and Hollywood Cottage (Goat Farm) near Stone is opening their gates to visitors, for what promises to be both a fascinating and enjoyable day out for the whole family, Hollywood Cottage is delighted to be joining hundreds of other farms across the country in hosting events to ...

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Taste of Northumberland at Swan Beer Festival

This year’s beer festival at The Swan Inn will feature 60 real ales and 12 ciders from the North East of England, mainly from Northumberland. The festival – the Stafford Street pub’s sixteenth – kicks off on Saturday 28th June and runs until Sunday 6th July. As well as the real ales and ciders, which are available from the beer ...

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Win tickets for the Vicar of Dibley

As reported here the Stone Revellers are putting on a production of the Vicar of Dibley in aid of Comic Relief. We’ve got a pair of tickets (worth £24) to give away for the opening night, Tuesday 10th June 2014, which also includes a fish and chip supper! In order to be in with a chance of winning simply answer ...

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Stone Festival Market – Pitches Available

To run in conjunction with the biggest day of the Stone Summer Festival there will be a market in Stone High Street on Saturday June 14th. The Festival Market provides an opportunity to add even more prestige to our title of Stone, the Market Town when we shall welcome craft stands and local produce on sale from 8.30 am to ...

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Dog fouling patrols for Downs Banks

Stafford Borough Council enforcement officers will soon be patrolling Downs Banks after they were called in to help reduce the number of dog owners failing to clear up after their pets at the National Trust beauty spot. It’s the first time that council officers will be patrolling the Downs – and anyone seen failing to clear up after their dog ...

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Free aerial coverage of your event!

Dave from Dragonfly Aerial Images is kindly offering his aerial photography/videography services for free to charity/voluntary organisations in and around Stone. Weather permitting Dragon Fly Images will use their Dragonfly drone to give a unique perspective of your event. Dave is fully qualified and has CAA permission to carry out aerial imagery work using his drone. Dragonfly also carry out ...

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