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Couple clock up 8,000 miles for food festival

As the Stone Food & Drink Festival marked its 10th birthday, there were probably plenty of visitors who could lay claim to having attended each and every event in its 10-year history. However, it’s unlikely that anyone has clocked up 8,000 miles in the course of travelling to the event over the past decade – like Aberdeen-based Graeme and Karen ...

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Stone Rangers team up on safety messages

Stone Rangers support firefighters

Community spirited young women in Stone teamed up with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to spread safety messages. Members of the Stone Outward Division Rangers supported crews at the Stone Food and Drink Festival by giving out leaflets and talking to visitors about fire safety in the home. Firefighters demonstrated the risks posed by cooking with chip pans on Sunday, ...

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ALBOS Team Member Spices Up the In-Tent-Sity


A Little Bit of Stone’s own Kris Grainger was invited to take part in the ‘goings on’ at the Cookery Classroom at last weekend’s Stone Food & Drink Festival when he attended a lesson in Indian Cuisine hosted by the iCookIndian School of Authentic Indian Cookery. Here’s how he got on… What makes Britain Great is its multiculturalism. Very few ...

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10th anniversary food festival up and running!

The Stone Food and Drink Festival got under way today (3rd October) with the cutting of a special 10th anniversary cake. Supplied by Stone’s High Street bakery Stone Baked, the cake was cut by Festival chairman Richard Stevens, town mayor Jill Piggott and Tina Clare from the bakery. Westbridge Park was bustling, with hundreds of people enjoying the sunshine and the ...

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Our guide to the 2014 Stone Food Festival


It’s the big Stone Food and Drink Festival weekend on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October. There is so much going on right across the town for the 10th anniversary event, but here’s a flavour of what to expect. For a full programme, make sure you have a look at the Stone Food and Drink Festival website. You ...

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Explosive start to food fest with Chilli Off!

This year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival gets under way in earnest on Saturday (27th September) with Lymestone Brewery’s Chilli Off competition. Doors will open at the Mount Road brewery at 7pm, with judging starting at 7.30pm with the starters, followed by main courses, then desserts, condiments and finally drinks. There will be a prize for each of the courses ...

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Festival diners set for a ‘Manger a Trois’

The three restaurants that will be doing the wining and dining for this year’s Stone Food & Drink Festival’s annual ‘Musical Meander’ roving meal on Wednesday 1st October have been revealed – and just a few tickets remain if you want a foodie night out with a difference! The event sees diners enjoy a three-course meal with a twist – ...

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