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Cannock Chase Centre Holds Free Family Fun Day

Tuesday 22 August sees Cannock Chase Children’s Centre hosting a Fun Day, and all families are invited! The event, on between 12:30 and 3:30pm, is open to families and children and promises a wide range of activities. These include arts and craft, fairground style games, teddy tombola, circus workshop, face painting, magic show and refreshments.  Most activities are suitable for ...

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Rebellion at Stafford Castle

This weekend sees the Normans descending on Stafford Castle for a rebellion re-enactment. Sunday 20th August, re-enactment group Historia Normannis will be re-creating scenes from the early Medieval period. Witness the sights and sounds of the 11th and 12th centuries with sword play, music, dancing and games, Meet peddlers, peasants, knights and damsels. Enjoy a ‘hands on’ history talk and ...

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Local Interiors Business Steps In To Help Community Radio

Newly launched Stone Radio station has been helped in it’s hour of need by local business Planned Office Interiors. The fledgling radio station needed a custom-built mixing desk, tables and chairs at their Grade II listed headquarters, so the Stone based interiors specialist, who provide all aspects of office refurbishment, stepped up to help. Neil Rowley, business manager of office ...

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New Food & Drink festival Comes to Market Drayton

Market Drayton will play host to a brand new food and drink festival celebrating the culinary, heritage and historical links of spices, food and gingerbread. The brand new Festival, taking place from Wednesday 27th September to Saturday 30th September 2017 has been backed by the Market Drayton Town Council. It has been sponsored by local businesses such as Image on ...

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New Attraction Unveiled at Flip Out Stoke

A brand new attraction has been launched at Flip Out Stoke for the summer holidays. Saturday 22nd July saw Total Wipe Out open at the Stone based venue. The game which involves contestants competing to avoid being knocked off their feet by a giant inflatable bar. Customers have been kept in the dark about the new attraction, which will add ...

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Regent Travel Staff Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary

Celebrating 30 years providing travel to the community, Regent Travel’s Staff finally got their chance to join the party! Last December the company entertained over 100 of their most valued clients on board the Fred Olsen cruise, and now the staff have had their own chance to celebrate the huge 30 year achievement themselves. Owner David Barrett treated his staff ...

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Libraries Challenge Teens to Take on Reading Mission

Staffordshire’s teenagers are invited to take on the Young Teen Fiction mission to win a prize over the summer holidays. Their mission, should they choose to accept it, is to borrow and read 6 fiction books from Staffordshire Libraries before 11 September. The campaign, run by Staffordshire County Council, hopes to encourage the county’s 11 to 14 year-olds to continue ...

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Stone Guides Go International!

Two Stone Guide leaders have headed on international adventures, with one travelling to Iceland, and one to Mexico! Sisters Anna & Mara West, who are Stone District Commissioner and Guide Leader respectively, are both travelling abroad on Guide trips. Anna is heading off to Iceland to attend the Scout Moot (18-25 year olds) and Mara is flying to Mexico to ...

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Summer Fair Success for Christ Church School

As the end of term approached, Christ Church C.E. First School’s PTFA were firmly focused on fundraising to get ready for the new school year in September. Their annual Summer Fair was bigger and better than ever with the aim of raising as much money as possible to support more school trips for the children next year. Stalls and activities ...

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