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Staffordshire Social Care Funding Plans Escalated

After NHS England indicated money for the county council and the NHS could be withheld, plans to safeguard funding for health and social care services for some of Staffordshire’s most frail and vulnerable residents are to be escalated. As part of the national Better Care Fund (BCF), which aims to support more people in their homes and in their communities, ...

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Stone Children’s Organisation Boosted by Foundation Award

Stone non-profit organisation Chuckle Productions has been awarded a grant from Vinci UK to help tackle social exclusion in the area. Global engineering giant Vinci UK awarded Chuckle Productions grant of £7619 to refurbish the facilities at its premises. The Foundation is supported by Midlands-based Actemium UK, part of the VINCI Energies group; the Actemium sponsor will volunteer his time ...

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Footgolf Fun for Stoke City Ladies FC

Local attraction Footgolf Stone had some professional visitors as the players from Stoke City Ladies FC have taken a break from their usual training ground to squeeze in a different kind of footy practice. The new sport, based at Norton Bridge Golf Club, saw the Premier League squad complete 18 holes at the new footgolf course, which was recently launched by ...

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Funding for Local Communities Unlocked by Crowdfund Project

A brand new fundraising platform is being launched for people interested in raising money to help their local community. ‘Crowdfund Staffordshire’, housed on Crowdfunder.co.uk, will give people in the county a way to showcase their project to the thousands of people who regularly donate to good causes online. Any local charity, business, social enterprise or individual can use Crowdfund Staffordshire to ...

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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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