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Frank Jordan Centre Re-opens Following Refurbishment

The Frank Jordan Centre re-opened on Thursday 21st September following a refurbishment to it’s two main rooms and facilities. The occasion was marked by the unveiling of a freshly re-framed picture of Frank Jordan by his daughters Mo & Rosemary. Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ian Fordham, gave a short speech outlining the centre’s history, before handing over for the unveiling. He ...

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Warm Home Discount Scheme Open for Applications

The government’s Warm Home Discount Scheme, which will see thousands of households in the Stafford Borough eligible for a £140 reduction to their electricity bill, is open for applications. For winter 2017-18, some energy suppliers are closing applications soon and householders are being urged to seek advice and apply now if they think they may be eligible. The discount is ...

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Plans for New Staffordshire History Centre Available to View

Plans for the new multi-million pound Staffordshire History Centre are available for the public to view for the first time. The plans, including artist’s impressions and a 3D model of what the new centre could look like, are being revealed at events throughout September. Along with a new community exhibition space, modern reading and search rooms and a packed programme of ...

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Fostering roadshow comes to Stone Friday 15th September

Cliff and Elaine Whiteley

A roadshow that’s coming to Stone on Friday 15th September demonstrates that whether you’re a Biker or a Hiker, a Goal Keeper or a Bee Keeper you could be a foster carer. Amongst Staffordshire’s 350 foster families are bikers, bakers, beekeepers, musicians, military history re-enactors, professional athletes and many more. Now, Staffordshire County Council’s latest fostering campaign is reminding people ...

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Stone residents encouraged to Cycle to Work

Cycle to Work

Workers in Stone are being encouraged to leave the car at home and get on their bikes for their morning commute as part of national ‘Cycle to Work Day.’ The annual push on Wednesday 13 September is the national campaign that aims to promote the benefits of cycling to and from work. Cycle shops across the county are also joining ...

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Post Open for Age Well Community Connector Volunteer

Stafford and Surrounds’ Health and Wellbeing Group is looking for a Community Connector to engage isolated older people and ‘connect’ them with services and support available to them. 2011’s Census recorded 7100 older people living alone in Stafford, and significant growth is expected in older people, equating to 5,600 additional residents aged 85 and over by 2024. Almost 24,000 people ...

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NatWest appoints Community Banker for Stone

Kym Jones

Ahead of the Stone Natwest branch closure in October Kym Jones has been appointed as NatWest Community Banker for the Staffordshire region In her new role Kym will be holding surgeries on a weekly basis in Trentham Methodist Church on Mondays from 10am to 1pm; Walton Community Centre on Tuesdays from 1pm to 3pm, and Stone Library  on Thursdays from ...

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Stone Food and Drink Festival – Early Bird Offers

Stone Food & Drink Festival crowds on Westbridge Park in 2016

Tickets are already selling fast for Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering, set to take place on 6, 7 & 8 October on Stone’s Westbridge Park Three-day tickets are currently subject to a special ‘Early Bird’ deal of £12 per ticket (normal price £15) for online purchases until Saturday 9th September 2017. From thereon online advance tickets will be available for a ...

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