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Stone’s Aston Marina named ‘Deli of the Month’

Gillian Howe - Farm Shop Manager (left) Laura Botfield - Farm Shop Assistant (Right)

The farm shop and delicatessen at Aston Marina in Stone has been named Fine Food Digest Magazine’s ‘Deli of the Month’ for October. Aston Marina features in the October edition of the speciality fine food and drink bible which is widely read by independent delicatessens, farm shops, food halls and speciality food buyers. Being featured is something of a landmark ...

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Our guide to the 2015 Stone Food and Drink Festival

Stone Food and Drink Festival site plan 2015

It’s the big Stone Food and Drink Festival weekend, the biggest gastronomic gathering in Staffordshire. Events have been taking place in pubs and restaurants all week, and local shops have been getting involved too, but on Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October, it’s the big weekend itself, with Westbridge Park transformed into a culinary heaven. Here’s our guide ...

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Stone pubs make 2016 CAMRA Good Beer Guide

Good Beer Guide 2016 Cover web

The CAMRA never lies!  Some of Stone’s popular pubs have made it into the prestigious 2016 CAMRA Good Beer Guide. Pubs that make the guide have been selected by CAMRA branches and the 175,000+ active members. The guide says: The Swan – ‘a thriving free house in a carefully renovated Grade II listed building with nine handpulls, serving anything from anywhere ...

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