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New plan set to limit High Street chuggers

High Street

Stone Town Council is looking to limit the activity of street fundraisers – chuggers – on the High Street.  Th town council has worked with the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association to put together a site management agreement. It will be discussed by members of the council’s tourism and town promotion sub-committee on Tuesday (15th December). If signed, the agreement would see fundraisers ...

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Exhibition on Moddershall Valley Conservation Area review

Moddershall Valley

An exhibition is being held on Monday (14th December) on proposed changes to the Moddershall Valley Conservation Area. The drop-in exhibition is being held at Moddershall Village Hall between 5pm and 8pm. The borough’s conservation officer will be there to answer any questions. Stafford Borough Council is currently consulting on its ‘appraisal and boundary review’ of the conservation area. The Moddershall ...

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Final stages for Stafford Borough Local Plan

Local Plan

The Local Plan that helps shape the future of Stafford Borough over the next 16 years is reaching its final stage. Stafford Borough Council recently published the ‘Plan for Stafford Borough Part 2’ to go out for further consultation. ‘Part 1’ of the plan was given the green light in June last year and sets the housing targets for the borough ...

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Don’t be a pickpocket victim this Christmas


Police are urging people in Stone to take precautions to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of opportunist thieves and pickpockets during the Christmas shopping period. You can also register your phone, mobile data devices and any other items for free at www.immobilise.com for the best chance of getting it back if lost or stolen. You just need your IMEI number which can ...

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Stone students dance their way to exam success

Stone studios

Students at Stone’s Rooftop Studios are celebrating excellent results in the latest round of LAMDA (that’s the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) Drama and RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) ballet. The studio has once again achieved a 100% pass rate in both disciplines, with a number of students in each gaining coveted distinctions.  The nationally recognised qualifications are ...

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Moddershall Oaks celebrates its 15th birthday!

Moddershall Oaks

Huge congratulations to the owners and all the staff at Moddershall Oaks, which celebrated its 15th anniversary on 1st December. What started as simply a spa dream for local business entrepreneurs Phillip and Delia Holland when they acquired School House Farm in 1997 has 15 years later developed into Moddershall Oaks, one of the top destination spas in the UK ...

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