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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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Official : Joe Clarke Homecoming

Joe Clarke Homecoming

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Stone Town Council, with the Stafford and Stone Canoe Club, are preparing to welcome our Olympic gold medal winner, Joe Clarke, back to Stone in style. Bank Holiday Monday will see Stone High Street and Westbridge Park transformed into a fitting showcase for a champion.  Westbridge Park will be welcoming guests from ...

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Happy 6th birthday to us!

Happy Birthday

A Little Bit of Stone marks it’s 6th year birthday today*! From its birth in August 2010 the story of A Little Bit of Stone (ALBOS) has gone from strength to strength thanks to the hard and dedicated work of all those involved in the site and equally important our fantastic readers. (*Our actual birthday has moved around over the ...

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Joe Clarke wins GOLD for Stone!

Joe Clarke Gold

The 23 year old from the Stafford and Stone Canoe Club, based in Stone, takes a sensational gold medal in the Rio 2016 Olympics At 23 years of age Joe Clarke has just completed what every sportsman dreams of, he took part in his first ever Olympic Games and comes home with top honours….GOLD! Having navigated his way through to ...

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Stone Community First Responders Appeal

The dedicated team at Stone Community first responders are currently running a crowd funding campaign to purchase a defibrillator to be installed in their response car. As a local group they work alongside West Midlands Ambulance Service to get to people in our local community as quickly as possible.  This rapid response ensures that patients start to receive treatment as ...

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New! Image of the Month Competition

image competition

Calling All Photographers! Think you can take a classy shot? Then the ALBOS Image of the Month Competition is for you! Whether you’re a tech whiz or a phone snapper, capture the theme of the month and enter our competition!  At the moment this a is a “just for fun” competition but if any of our readers would like to ...

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Flip Out reveal #July23 Campaign

Easter Sunday

  Flipping heck #July23 is revealed The high flying Flip Out in Stone has raised the curtain to explain what the mysterious bright green #July23 posters and leaflets that have appeared in Stone and the surrounding areas are all about. The popular trampoline arena has revealed that a host of exciting new facilities in a new 4,000 square foot ‘phase ...

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