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Major Award Nomination for Stone Comedian

Stone comedian Eric Rushton has been nominated for the Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award 2017. A vital step up the comedy career ladder could be on the cards for the local funnyman, with a nomination for the prestigious annual competition that aims to recognise and support ‘breaking talent’ from the region. A collaboration between Birmingham Comedy Festival and The Glee ...

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Parents Reminded to Park Responsibly Outside Schools

Stone parents are being urged to put safety first by parking responsibly during drop-off and pick-up times as children return for a new school year. Any vehicle observed parked on yellow lines or in a restricted area could be issued with a penalty notice, if not observed picking up or dropping off a passenger. The Staffordshire County Council campaign is ...

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Match Report: Stone Old Alleynians Vs. Wolverhampton Casuals

West Midlands Regional Premier Division Stone Old Alleynians 2-1 Wolverhampton Casuals Stone Old Alleynians picked up their second victory in five days thanks to first half goals from Connor Leek and Adam Tomkinson on Wednesday night, but had to withstand serious second-half pressure to come away with all three points. “We did fantastically well to lead 2-0 at half-time,” said ...

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Sandon Hall’s “Music Under the Stars” Class Acts

Sandon Hall’s glorious gardens will play host to two evenings of exquisite ‘Music under the Stars’, headed by guitar genius Gordon Giltrap. Friday 8th and Saturday 9th September, sees the UK’s longest running musical concert tour, Beyond the Barricade, headlining on Friday evening with recreations of amazingly authentic original West End and Broadway musical hit songs, with Saturday evening seeing ...

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Wellington Amateurs Vs. Stone Old Alleynians

West Midland Regional League Premier Division Wellington Amateurs 0-4 Stone Old Alleynians The Old Boys registered their first points of the season with a comfortable win away at Wellington on Saturday, courtesy of a brace apiece for strikers Danny Heard and Jack Tomlinson. The forwards each struck either side of half-time to ensure the result reflected a dominant performance in ...

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Stone Revellers Proudly Present “Blue Stockings”

Stone Revellers, the only theatre group to present shows in Stone, are once again back with an interesting, witty and thoroughly entertaining play. It’s 1898 and the first women have arrived at University. Not that they’re allowed to graduate. This  tells the story of the battle for equality at a time when only men could benefit from education. Life and ...

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The New G&T: Gins & Trains!

Following its successful debut in 2016, preparations are well under way for the return of a popular event at the Churnet Valley Railway. G&T prepares to take on a whole new meaning once again over the bank holiday weekend 25th to 28th August, for the 4-day Gins & Trains festival. A unique opportunity to sample from a selection of nearly ...

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Stone Rugby Club Social a Sizzling Success

Stone Rugby Club celebrated another successful season coming to an end in style with a sizzling ‘Bring Your Own’ BBQ, with hopes high for the next season. Newly elected treasurer Charlie Laidlaw started the night by stoking the BBQ and ensured that preparations were ready for the well-deserved celebrations. As more guests, (players, family members, children and pets alike!) arrived ...

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