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The Stone High Street Shuffle

Late summer and early autumn brings a change to the High Street landscape as four shops move into newly refurbished units First of all Zeta will be moving from it’s current location down at the bottom end of the High Street up to what was formally Greggs bakery.  The move is happening at the end of August and will see ...

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Wedding Belles ring out in Stone

Stone bridal boutique Queenies Belles has been re-branded as Wedding Belles following a change of ownership We reported back in April that following a change in their personal circumstances the current owner was looking to find a buyer for the successful wedding dress business. Claire Sutton had been looking to open up her own wedding dress shop when she spotted ...

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Stone’s Late Night Shopping Event a Success

Stone Town Council’s late night shopping event was a resounding success last night With a mixture of market stalls, rides, musical entertainment and late night opening for a lot of the town centre shops there was a nice buzz around the place as a steady stream of people wandered in to the town. Here’s some of feedback from our Facebook ...

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Stone Town Centre Development Stratergy

The Stone Tourism & Town Promotion Sub-Committee meets this evening at the Stone Town Council meeting. Committee Chairman, Councillor Ian Fordham will be presenting a paper for the committee to consider with regards to a “Stone Town Centre Development Strategy” The paper details are: 1 CONTEXT UK Town Centres face significant challenges as a result of economic uncertainty and changing ...

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Review: We dived down the rabbit hole into Wonderland

Wonderland

The magical world of Lewis Carroll comes to Stoke’s Regent Theatre as Wonderland takes you on a fantasy adventure Fans of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland are in for a real treat as this magically reworked production bursts on to the stage. Although the main characters that you remember are all correct and present there’s some interesting re-workings in this madcap ...

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Free Stone town music event this Saturday!

Following the success of last year’s event, Stone Town Council are again organising a free music event in the town on Saturday, 8th July 2017 With the help of volunteer Tony Hollinshead a full programme of entertainment has been arranged between 11:00am and 9:00pm, including: The Young Musicians Showcase Ukunauts Ben Owen Benton Bridge Tucano Samba Band Murphy’s Marbles, and, ...

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Academics celebrates 6 years in Staffordshire

Academics, the national education recruitment agency, are celebrating 6 years in the area! Working with Primary and Secondary schools they have helped to recruit Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Cover Supervisors for short term, long term and permanent roles. The local office, based in Stoke, has grown organically in the last 6 years. Branch Manager, Emily Faragher, who has been with ...

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Bill Cash re-elected as MP for Stone

Bill Cash

Bill Cash has retained his Stone constituency seat for the Conservative Party Despite a hung parliament being declared, Stone’s incumbent MP, Sir Bill Cash, increased his majority from 16,250 to 17,495 with 63.2% of the vote, up from 54.7%. Labour candidate Sam Hale built on his 2015 support and gained an additional 4,636 votes (14,119 in 2017 vs 9,483 in ...

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