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Young Stone entrepreneurs 4th consecutive win

Young Stone entrepreneurs 4th consecutive win

Student’s from Alleyne’s Academy in Stone have taken part in the Young Enterprise competition by setting up their own business for the academic year. The student’s company, Ignite, sell smart phone holders called the ‘Connect’. The Connect has a ‘docking’ area for the phone to sit on while on charge or playing media. The...

Stone resident requests donations for Whizz-Kidz

Stone resident requests donations for Whizz-Kidz

Clinical Psychologist Matt Johnson is running the London Marathon to raise money for Whizz-Kidz – a children’s wheelchair charity on April 13. Working for the NHS, Matt has been helping children and young people who have a learning or physical disability, meaning this cause is close to his heart. Matt said: My goal is to raise £1600 and I...

Stone Old Alleynians draw despite a first half lead

Stone Old Alleynians draw despite a first half lead

Stone Old Alleynians somehow managed to throw away a 3 goal lead against basement club, Wolverhampton Utd, in a bizarre game at Yarnfield.   After 25 minutes, the Old Boys seemed to be cruising against the Wolverhampton side, who held their own in mid-field, but had hardly threatened the home goal. Stone ripped their...

Finger on the Pulse at Whitebridge

Finger on the Pulse at Whitebridge

Whitebridge Estates in Stone have their finger on the pulse and have invested in two life Saving Defibrillators for their site. Should anyone suffer a cardiac arrest the first port of call should always be to dial 999 and commence CPR immediately. However, anyone dialing 999 to report a cardiac arrest within the Whitebridge...

Glasses Raised at Lymestone Brewery

Glasses Raised at Lymestone Brewery

Glasses are being raised today at Lymestone Brewery in Stone following the brewery’s triumph in the Business Awards 2014, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), to which the local brewer belongs. Lymestone Brewery was presented with a high commendation in the Best Community Support Award for its links with the local High...

Cullens Narrowly Misses Out On Top Spot At TOS Awards

Cullens Narrowly Misses Out On Top Spot At TOS Awards

Esteemed food and drink businesses from across Staffordshire are celebrating success today, following the announcement of the 2014 Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards winners. Recognising quality, excellence and the use of local produce in the county, the awards celebrate some of Staffordshire’s finest, from restaurants to pubs, brasseries to tea-rooms, visitor attractions to local...

Charitable four raising cash for ill Eccleshall mum

Charitable four raising cash for ill Eccleshall mum

Teacher Claire Hubbard, 47, who has been suffering from a life changing brain condition for four years, has been inundated with charitable donations from family and friends. The mum of two is aiming to raise £13,000 for much needed treatment in the USA. The treatment in America involves scanning the brain to find out exactly where the...

Stone Ladies 2nd place in local hockey derby

Stone Ladies 2nd place in local hockey derby

Stone Ladies HC Firsts’ final game was played on a glorious Saturday at their home pitch on Enson Lane against Bridgnorth . Stone had a nervous first half after conceding 2 goals but soon started their come back fight with a goal of their own from Megan Sanders. In the second half, Stone came out  fighting, inevitably...

Art materials sale

Art materials sale

Renowned Stone artist (and Olympic torchbearer, no less!) Rita Banks is once again opening her studio to the public, and will be selling a vast range of art materials, including all her oil paints and oil painting mediums. The sale will take place on Sunday 6th April, from 10am – 2.30pm. Best of all,...

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Signpost Centres to stay open

Signpost Centres to stay open

There has been much speculation recently over the uncertain future of Stone, Barlaston and Stafford’s Signpost centres, and feelings have understandably been running very high. With a shortage of funding, due to council budget cuts, it looked as though their days were numbered. Fortunately, following successful protests against the closure of the centres, supporters...

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