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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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Foraging in Stone – Food For Free Initiative

What’s better than free stuff? Free stuff you can EAT! With the bewildering array of produce available these days from shops & markets, we sometimes forget that Mother Nature provided them long before they got packaged up & put on display. Some of her best work still grows wild and is readily available, but so few of us go out ...

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10,000 Facebook Likes!

Facebook Likes

On the 1st of September 2016 we smashed through the 10,000 Facebook likes barrier and we wanted to say a massive thank you to each and everyone of you who like, share, comment and read what we do. Our Facebook page has doubled its following in the past 2 years and is the main source of people who visit our ...

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Stone welcomes home its Rio Hero

Joe Clarke - Homecoming

The residents of Stone, and those further afield, descended on Stone to welcome home their Rio Hero. Organised by Stone Town Council and Stafford and Stone Canoe Club the homecoming celebrations for local legend Joe Clarke were a massive success.  Joe was the focus of the town as the streets were flooded with people of all ages, from babies to ...

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