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Flip Out’s Local Community Charity Pledge

Owners of Flip Out trampoline park in Stone are boosting charities across Staffordshire after pledging to gift passes worth £6000. Elliott Shuttleworth and Matthew Melling, directors of Flip Out Stoke, have promised to give away 50 free passes every month to charities which support children and young people in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent. A different registered charity will be ...

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Stone Studios Frightfully Good Half Term Workshops

Stone performing arts academy Rooftop Studios has a host of spooky treats in store for youngsters this October half term – in the form of three days of seasonally creepy workshops. Aimed at engaging and inspiring youngsters with a host of fun activities whilst offering flexible childcare options for parents; kids aged 3 – 12 can enjoy a full day ...

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Stone Rugby Club Waxes Fantastic

Stone Rugby Club’s motto on Saturday 28 October will be “no pain, no gain” when they tackle a sponsored wax to raise funds for the club. With a match scheduled against local rivals Stafford at home the same day, the Enson Lane ground was already going to be busy, but some players decided to up the ante. And the more ...

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Be Inspired By Clay This Half Term at the British Ceramics Biennial

  British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) in Stoke-on-Trent will host an action-packed events programme for visitors to get mucky, make and get excited by clay this half-term, from Saturday 21 to Saturday 29 October. Inspired by the artists taking part in this ceramics festival, the free family-friendly programme will include a chance to learn from master potters and artists, create masterpieces ...

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Stone’s Inn Ringers Collaborate for New Album

To celebrate their 40th anniversary as a handbell team The Inn Ringers have released their 3rd album, a joint venture with Alton Handbell Ringers. The new set of recordings features 16 tracks taken from both team’s current concert programmes. ‘Bellissima – The Anniversary Album’ was recorded in July over two days at studios in Tunstall and Newcastle-under-Lyme. Musical Director for ...

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Local Businesses in the Running for Good Food Awards

A glittering awards ceremony at Lichfield Cathedral will see food & drink businesses from across the county will go head-to-head this month, with local businesses hoping to win recognition. The Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards on Friday 20th October has forty of the best restaurants, pubs, tea rooms and other food & drink businesses are in the running for ...

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Stone Guides Camp Out at Kibblestone

Kibblestone Scout Camp, in Oulton, Stone, played host to the Guides from Stone Outward Division for a weekend of fun, adventure and learning. In line with the theme of the weekend; Traditions of Guiding, the girls learnt semaphore, pioneering, tracking and heaps more! Guide Units from Aston, Barlaston, Oulton, Tittensor and Yarnfield attended the camp. Barb was amazing in the ...

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Stone Food and Drink Festival – Weekend Review

Stone’s most anticipated foodie weekend, Stone Food & Drink Festival, is over for another year. And what a weekend it has been!   The last day saw team ALBOS on our third & final cookery masterclass, our second with iCookIndian, this time whipping up some tasty channa masala, pilau rice and naan breads. Once again Amarpal & the team led ...

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New International Standard Gymnastics Centre Coming to Stone

Gymnast are turning cartwheels after a championship standard training school was granted planning permission on the Walton Industrial Estate. Back2Back Gymnastics, launched by former junior international gymnast Adele Booth, will fill a need for an international class facility, providing expert coaching for pupils from beginners to aspiring international gymnasts. She says: “There’s been huge pre-launch interest in our plans from ...

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