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Review: Evita comes to the Regent Theatre


As we said goodbye to January we said hello to Evita which is running at Hanley’s Regent Theatre until Saturday 4th February. Produced by Bill Kenwright, this musical theatre production of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s West End topping musical had the audience in awe and tears of emotion. Based on the life of Eva Perón, wife of ...

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Review: Wetherspoon Order and Pay App

Wetherspoons Order and Pay

Having recently spotted the large sign in The Poste of Stone we decided to give the new Order and Pay app a spin! This evening my wife had an appointment so I decided to take our 2 young boys for something to eat. Anyone with small children will know the difficulty of eating out with regard to finding a table, ...

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2016’s Top 10 Most-Read Articles

Throughout 2016 we’ve published hundreds of articles ranging from sport and politics to business, events and more, all totally dedicated to Stone and surrounding villages. There have been 525,748 page views on our website in 2016, with 50.2% being from regular readers who come to our website every day! Of our social media accounts, Facebook remains our largest growing platform.  ...

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Manor Hill First School Open Day

Manor Hill School are having an open Open Day on Saturday 7th January 2017 9.30 – 11.30am. All are welcome to come and meet our teachers and tour our amazing school and grounds. There will be activities and refreshments and staff from our pre-school will also be available to chat to.

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Late Night Shopping Event a Great Success

Stone Traders Late Night Market

Well it’s been 24 hours since the Christmas shopping event in the town centre and first and foremost I’d personally like to pay massive respect to the independent traders of Stone who banded together, put their hands deeper in to their pockets (both in terms of time and money) and put on an event to showcase what they have available ...

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Every vote counts in Lymestone lager election

Lymestone Lager Election - Cast your vote

Stone’s Lymestone Brewery is inviting real ale lovers to cast their votes and help them choose their first ever lager at a blind tasting event in December. The family-run brewery has built an enviable reputation over the last eight years for its award-winning range of cask and bottled ales and now it’s turned its attention to producing an equally high ...

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Shop Local For Your Christmas Tree This Year

real Christmas trees

For the fifth year in a row, Rob and Steph Bailey will be selling real Christmas trees in Stone.   You may well have seen the Christmas tree signs around the town, on the ring road, the Walton roundabout and elsewhere.  If you want a real Christmas tree this year, simply follow them! They’ll lead you to the A34, just ...

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Advent Windows for 2016 – Come and Look!

Stone Advent Calendar 2016

The community of Stone is set to come together again throughout December as the town is transformed into a giant Advert Calendar.  Entering its 7th year this years theme is Advent Alphabet. This modern day tradition is a real community event which if you haven’t experienced it before make sure you have a look at our stories, photos and videos ...

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Santa’s coming to Stone – 2016 tour dates


Santa Claus is coming to town, as Stone Round Table reveal the 2016 tour dates for this years charity drive. Father Christmas, and his Sleigh, will be completing the annual charity fund raising tour throughout December.  Stone Round Table and Santa have a special relationship that means the residents of Stone get a sneak preview of Santa before he sets ...

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Christmas Market coming to Stone High Street

On 7th December 2016, with a mixture of retail and food, Stone High Street will be hosting a Christmas Market. Along with late night opening of Stone’s independent traders, it is hoped there will be something for everybody. Stone Traders are organising the event with the market stalls being donated by Stone Town Council. The market, with late opening from ...

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