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Frank Jordan Centre Re-opens Following Refurbishment

The Frank Jordan Centre re-opened on Thursday 21st September following a refurbishment to it’s two main rooms and facilities. The occasion was marked by the unveiling of a freshly re-framed picture of Frank Jordan by his daughters Mo & Rosemary. Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ian Fordham, gave a short speech outlining the centre’s history, before handing over for the unveiling. He ...

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Match Report – FA Vase First Qualifying Round – Hereford Lads Club Vs. Stone Old Alleynians

FA Vase First Qualifying Round Hereford Lads Club 2-5 Stone Old Alleynians The Old Boys booked a spot in the second qualifying round of this prestigious competition with a comfortable away victory on Saturday afternoon. A brace from Jack Tomlinson and one each for Ian Whalley, Matt Fellows and Danny Heard was enough to see off the challenge of the ...

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Match Report – Cheadle Town Vs. Stone Dominoes

Stone Dominoes

Cheadle Town 1 Stone Dominoes 3 SCSL Premier Division Saturday 16th September 2017 Stone Dominoes made it 3 wins from 3 in September as a Jon Hancock brace helped them come from behind to take the points in Cheadle. Dan Harper had put the home side ahead from the penalty spot early on before Hancock levelled proceedings midway through the ...

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Warm Home Discount Scheme Open for Applications

The government’s Warm Home Discount Scheme, which will see thousands of households in the Stafford Borough eligible for a £140 reduction to their electricity bill, is open for applications. For winter 2017-18, some energy suppliers are closing applications soon and householders are being urged to seek advice and apply now if they think they may be eligible. The discount is ...

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Plans for New Staffordshire History Centre Available to View

Plans for the new multi-million pound Staffordshire History Centre are available for the public to view for the first time. The plans, including artist’s impressions and a 3D model of what the new centre could look like, are being revealed at events throughout September. Along with a new community exhibition space, modern reading and search rooms and a packed programme of ...

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Open Mic Night at St Dominic’s

New music comes to Stone this October, with an open Mic Night featuring special guests “The IdiOms” at St Dominic’s Social Centre. Friday 13 October sees the centre on Station Road host the Labour Party event, which is open to everyone, with no political agenda. Local bands and artists are encouraged to book their slot at the mic early by ...

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Match Report: Eccleshall Reserves Vs. Stone Dominoes

Stone Dominoes

Eccleshall Reserves 1 Stone Dominoes 6 SCSL Challenge Cup Saturday 9th September 2017 A Chris Nellis hat-trick helped Stone Dominoes progress to the next round of the Challenge Cup after a splendid second half performance at Pershall Park. Dominoes had fallen behind to a Lenny Baker goal 10 minutes before the break but Nellis headed them level within a minute. ...

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Review – The West End Comes to Sandon Hall

Friday 8th September, and I find myself packing a picnic, blankets & chairs, looking at the dropping thermometer & wondering if I’m completely bonkers! The boot of my car was full to bursting with all the paraphernalia, I desperately hoped my daughter & I didn’t have to haul it all very far to watch Beyond the Barricade, our first foray ...

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Post Open for Age Well Community Connector Volunteer

Stafford and Surrounds’ Health and Wellbeing Group is looking for a Community Connector to engage isolated older people and ‘connect’ them with services and support available to them. 2011’s Census recorded 7100 older people living alone in Stafford, and significant growth is expected in older people, equating to 5,600 additional residents aged 85 and over by 2024. Almost 24,000 people ...

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