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Consultation event in Stone on library proposals

Consultation event in Stone on library proposals

A drop-in consultation event is being held at Stone library on Tuesday 9th September on the county council’s proposals for a radical shake-up of the library service. The event is being held between 3pm and 6pm. On Friday, county staff will also be at the Co-Op on the High Street between 10am and 4pm....

Man hit by train near Stone station

Man hit by train near Stone station

UPDATE – 10th September The man very sadly died in hospital following this awful incident. He’s not been officially named yet. Our thoughts are with his family and friends   A man was taken to hospital with multiple injuries after being hit by a train near Stone station on Sunday evening (7th September). West...

Help make Albos even bigger and better!

Help make Albos even bigger and better!

A Little Bit of Stone's crowdfunding campaign is now live! And we're asking for your help to make the site even bigger and better. Here's the link to our Crowdfunder page - www.crowdfunder.co.uk/alittlebitofstone

Memorial bench for Lally on canal towpath

Memorial bench for Lally on canal towpath

A memorial bench for Kieran ‘Lally’ McColl was installed on the canal towpath in Stone on Saturday (6th September). Kieran’s friends and family had raised £2,000 to purchase the bench, but hit problems earlier this year when the Canal and River Trust objected to its planned location next to where Kieran had been tragically...

FOUL! Red card for anti-social dog owners

FOUL! Red card for anti-social dog owners

Stafford Borough Council and footballers have teamed up to show the red card to inconsiderate dog owners who allow their pets to foul pitches. The authority, along with Staffordshire FA and local leagues, have come up with a novel initiative to send a warning to dog walkers to prevent their pooches pooping on the...

Man wanted in connection with assault

Man wanted in connection with assault

Police are appealing for help in tracing a man in connection with an assault in Stone at the end of July. A 49-year-old man from Tittensor suffered a severe cut to his head during the incident, which took place at around 12.20am on Sunday 27th July at Granvilles. Police today issued the still CCTV...

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Cabbies caught illegally plying for trade in Stone

Cabbies caught illegally plying for trade in Stone

Six cabbies could face prosecution for illegally plying for trade in Stone. The drivers were stopped after a joint operation between Staffordshire Police and Stafford Borough Council to crack down on rogue minicabs.

Crowdfunding campaign launches on 8th Sept

Crowdfunding campaign launches on 8th Sept

On Monday 8th September at 8am, A Little Bit of Stone’s crowdfunding campaign will go live. We really need your help to make the website even bigger and better. All that’s been achieved with A Little Bit of Stone over the last four years (we celebrated our fourth birthday in August – yay!) has...

Weather does not beat the Cadets

Weather does not beat the Cadets

Army Cadets from Stone joined over 600 other Cadets and Adult Volunteer Instructors from across the County for their week long Annual Training Camp. This year’s camp was held in Warcop in the beautiful surroundings of the Cumbria countryside. Upon arrival the cadets were broken down into training groups so they could immediately start...

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Community driven funding round closing soon.

Community driven funding round closing soon.

Groups in Stafford and Stone have just over two weeks left to bid for money to help make their communities safer from the latest round of Police and Crime Commissioner’s People Power Funding. As part of his commitment to local communities, Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis is providing £500,000 in 2014/15 through the...

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