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Jill raises over £3,000 for local charities

Jill raises over £3,000 for local charities

Outgoing Stone mayor Jill Piggott raised over £3000 for local charities during her year in office. Jill presented cheques recently to Stone Stroke Club, Kathryn House Hospice and the Oak Tree Farm Rural Project

What a waste of Crown Wharf

What a waste of Crown Wharf

Developer McCarthy & Stone revealed their plans for a retirement complex at Crown Wharf on Thursday – but surely a complex like this is a real waste of a prime, canalside site in the town? That’s certainly the view of prominent members of the boating community in Stone, who see Crown Wharf as the...

Funding for community safety projects in Stone

Funding for community safety projects in Stone

  Have you got a great idea for improving community safety in Stone? Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis is inviting groups in the town to bid for money from his People Power Fund. As part of his commitment to local communities, the Commissioner is providing £500,000 in 2014/15 through the fund in the...

A34 roadworks start on 21st July

A34 roadworks start on 21st July

Major roadworks on the A34 in Stone get under way on Monday 21st July. They’re expected to last six weeks and drivers are being urged to use alternative routes if possible, so get those road maps and sat navs out! The roadworks are to create a new layout so that fire engines can turn...

Crown Wharf plans go on show in Stone

Crown Wharf plans go on show in Stone

Plans for retirement flats at Crown Wharf in Stone will be revealed at a public exhibition on Thursday 17th July. Developer McCarthy & Stone is looking to build 33 apartments for older residents on the land off Crown Street, next to Canal Cruising Company. A public exhibition of the plans will be held at...

Rachel wins Stone’s Got Talent 2014

Rachel wins Stone’s Got Talent 2014

Sixteen-year-old singer-songwriter Rachel Meddings was crowned the winner of Stone's Got Talent on a brilliant night at a packed Walton Community Centre on Saturday. Alleyne's Academy student Rachel wowed the judges

Competition : Win a Stone Mug

Competition : Win a Stone Mug

How do you fancy winning one of these funky London, New York, Paris.....STONE mugs? Available exclusively from Jolu Accessories Boutique, this mug (worth £13.99) could be yours in our latest competition

Casserole Club cooks up community spirit

Casserole Club cooks up community spirit

Take one cook, a portion of good food and a dollop of human kindness and you have the recipe for a new project being launched in Staffordshire to combat loneliness – and people in Stone are being urged to get involved. The Casserole Club is a unique scheme which helps local people share extra...

M-Viron, it’s a knockout!

M-Viron, it’s a knockout!

The team at M-Viron is preparing to get wet and muddy as it limbers up for one of its biggest challenges – the Alice Charity’s ‘It’s A Knockout’ course! As part of their 10 year anniversary celebrations, staff members at the mobile phone store will battle across giant inflatables, wade through foam and water...

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Stone Brownies celebrate centenary in style!

Stone Brownies celebrate centenary in style!

Nearly 100 Brownies and Leaders from Stone and Eccleshall descended on the Girlguiding Harrison campsite at Maer last weekend to help celebrate the 100th birthday of Brownies. It was termed a ‘Brownie Revels’ (a chance for Brownies to get together and have lots of fun!). The girls enjoyed a fun-packed day of activities including...

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