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Joe Clarke wins GOLD for Stone!

Joe Clarke Gold

The 23 year old from the Stafford and Stone Canoe Club, based in Stone, takes a sensational gold medal in the Rio 2016 Olympics At 23 years of age Joe Clarke has just completed what every sportsman dreams of, he took part in his first ever Olympic Games and comes home with top honours….GOLD! Having navigated his way through to ...

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Stone Community First Responders Appeal

The dedicated team at Stone Community first responders are currently running a crowd funding campaign to purchase a defibrillator to be installed in their response car. As a local group they work alongside West Midlands Ambulance Service to get to people in our local community as quickly as possible.  This rapid response ensures that patients start to receive treatment as ...

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Stone Master Marathoners donation boost to Community Hub

Stone Master Marathoners has gifted £500 to the Stone Community Hub, a charity dedicated to improving the lives of local people in times of need. Generated from their April trio of races, Spring Treble, the running club’s kind donation will be used for providing Hub’s financial assistance service for 6 months. Stone Master Marathoners has a real passion for supporting ...

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Have you got what it takes to become a Police Officer in Staffordshire?

“Few jobs are more rewarding and challenging than that of a police officer. From day one you’ll be helping to fight crime and protect the public.” – Chief Constable Jane Sawyers. Whilst the exact number of posts available will constantly be reviewed, this recruitment process will  be one of the largest in Staffordshire for many years. There are two routes ...

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An appeal on behalf of Lucas’ Legacy

Phil Cape contacted us recently to tell us about a very special young boy, Lucas Williams. Here’s his story,…   Most of us will have a cancer experience – personal, amongst family and friends or within the workplace. In my case, it took my father when he was 36 years old, my grandfather, a lot of my wife’s extended family; ...

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Loraine picks up RMP Care award

Local care company, RMP Care Ltd recently had four finalists in the National Learning Disability awards, given for excellence in care, dedication and commitment to improving the standards in care. Loraine Atherton was shortlisted and won the award for registered managers after nominations by people who the service has helped and their families. The finalists included Kerry Nairn for the ...

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Over 300 knives surrendered during amnesty

An assortment of weapons including swords, machetes and cut-throat razors were given up. The haul was handed over as part of a four-week campaign by Staffordshire Police, alongside Stoke-on-Trent City Council and local authorities across Staffordshire. The trove of weapons will now be used as part of a ‘Knife Angel’, a 26ft high sculpture against violence and aggression. The force ...

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New term time holiday guideline issued

School Holidays

Following a recent court ruling Staffordshire County Council have issued temporary new guidance to schools and families around term time holidays Influenced by the case of an Isle of Wight father who took his daughter out of school for a family holiday, from September Staffordshire parents will now be fined if their child is out of school for 10 days ...

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Council scheme opens doors for job seekers

Hundreds of people are getting their foot on the career ladder thanks to a programme being delivered by Staffordshire County Council. The Open Door programme focuses on helping people who face difficulties in finding work by offering them a twelve week work experience placement. Open Door, which was introduced in 2009 has supported over 600 people from across the county, ...

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