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Hidden Gems of Stone – Autocare of Stone

Autocare

Autocare of Stone – Part 10 “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Those words spoken by Neil Armstrong back in 1969 as he took the first steps on the Moon reflect man’s desire for exploration and discovery. As we continue our series, the Hidden Gems of Stone, you’ll discover that you don’t have to ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – All Seasons

David Leech digs out and roots up this latest hidden gem! Part 9 – All Seasons Did you know the modern use of the term “veg out” originates from the 1990 film, Pretty Woman where Julia Roberts says: “Let’s watch old movies all night… we’ll just veg out in front of the TV.”? However, at one time if you were to “veg-out” you were more ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Granvilles

David Leech heads to Granville Square to find out about the latest hidden gem of Stone. Part 8: Granvilles Brasserie  “At  first people refuse to believe that a new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done–then it is done and all the world wonders why it was ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Jolu Accessories Boutique

Jolu Accessories Boutique

Our very own Indiana Jones, David Leech, continues his expedition to uncover the shops and businesses of Stone and the people behind them. Part 7: Jolu Accessories Boutique When Carnarvon asked “Can you see anything?” Howard Carter replied, “Yes, wonderful things.” Howard Carter and his sponsor, Lord Carnarvon had spent a number of years and a lot of money searching ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Home and Colour

It’s time to hit the High Street as David Leech continues our Hidden Gems of Stone series and visits The Home and Colour Centre. Part 6: The Home and Colour Centre It was in 1932 on July 30th, that Walt Disney’s “Flowers and Trees” became the first cartoon film to use three-strip Technicolor offering audiences something they had never seen ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Mountford’s

David Leech, of Pelham Puppets fame, continues our Hidden Gems of Stone series as he visits Mountford’s on Lichfield Street. Part 5: Mountford’s “I must say I’m quite chuffed with myself. I’ve just fixed a lad’s motorbike and got him back on the road – the fact he was three years old and it was a toy should not detract ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Nail Diva

You should know the drill by now, David Leech from Pelham Puppets continues the Hidden Gems of Stone series. Part 4: Nail Diva “Looking good and feeling good is important to people,” Gill Williams from Liverpool Community College told the BBC in an interview recently. “Getting your nails done is not just a luxury now,” she added, “It’s a necessity ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Glitz in the Bag

David Leech from Pelham Puppets has been on a huge interviewing spree and continues the Hidden Gems of Stone series. Part 3: Glitz in the Bag “The handbag is a rare delight, it’s like Aladdin’s cave, All sorts of things are hidden there, that ladies like to save.” * Situated above Tylman of Stone, next to Fleur café is a place filled ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Boo-tique

David Leech from Pelham Puppets continues the Hidden Gems of Stone series of articles about the many independent traders in the town.  Please use the comments below to tell us if there’s any business you’d like us to cover. Part 2: Boo-tique As a young child I recall enjoying the simple game of hide’n’seek and remember on one occasion my ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Tylman of Stone

Thanks to our guest writer David Leech from Pelham Puppets who is working with us to put together a series of articles about the many independent traders in the town.  Please use the comments below to tell us if there’s any business you’d like us to cover. Part 1:  Tylman of Stone  You’ll always find me in the kitchen at ...

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