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Four arrested after Stone car chase

Four arrested after Stone car chase

Four people were arrested this afternoon after a police car chase in Stone. Staffordshire Police sent us this information this afternoon: At around 2.10pm today, Thursday 19 December, officers on routine patrol in Stone attempted to stop a orange Nissan Almera on the A34 but the vehicle failed to stop. A short pursuit of...

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Rupert’s a Christmas ‘Face of Costa’!

Rupert’s a Christmas ‘Face of Costa’!

A man from Stone is to be one of Costa’s ‘Faces of Christmas’ after submitting a photo to a national competition. Rupert Todd’s photo above will be featured by Costa on electronic billboards in Birmingham, London and other major cities from Saturday 21st December. Stone’s very own ‘Face of Costa’! Update! No sooner had...

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Car stolen after keys taken during break-in

Car stolen after keys taken during break-in

A car was stolen in Stone early on Wednesday morning after burglars took the keys during a break-in. The black Ford Focus was stolen following a burglary at a property in Bakewell Drive, near Lichfield Road. It happened at around 5.30am on Wednesday 18th December when offenders used a shovel to gain entry to...

Children’s hospice says ‘Thank you Stone’

Children’s hospice says ‘Thank you Stone’

Acorns Children’s Hospice has thanked people in Stone who have raised over £47,000 for the charity over the last 25 years.  In the 25 years since Princess Diana officially opened the first Acorns hospice in Selly Oak in Birmingham, two life-limited and life-threatened children and their families from Stone have received care and support...

TV appearance for Stone truck racer

TV appearance for Stone truck racer

Stone truck racer Dave Jenkins stars in Channel 4 show ‘Speed’ over Christmas. The new series hosted by legendary TT racer Guy Martin starts on Channel 4 at 8pm on Sunday 29th December, and the first episode sees Dave and his MANinBlack race truck helping Guy in his attempt to set a new British record...

Westbridge Park development plan “unsound”

Westbridge Park development plan “unsound”

Stafford Borough Council’s plan to designate Westbridge Park as a site for mixed-use development in the Local Plan has been labelled “unsound” by an independent inspector. Stephen Pratt held a number of sessions in public in October and November – you can see a report, plus full audio recording, of the examination of the...

Stone business boost from Dragons’ Den star

Stone business boost from Dragons’ Den star

Stone’s LIBRIUM Games received a business boost from Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis recently. Steve Howe, owner of LIBRIUM Games Ltd, tweeted Theo about his business during ‘Small Business Sunday’, an initiative set up by Theo that runs weekly. Theo retweeted Steve’s message to his 400,000 plus followers and as a result, the business...

£75 reward for catching dirty dog owners

£75 reward for catching dirty dog owners

Residents in Stone who help catch people who don’t clean up after their dogs will get £75. Stafford Borough Council is going to hand the money from the £75 fixed penalty notices in Stone and across the borough to people who have given information that has led to the fine. It is another initiative...

Stone training company expands for 2014

Stone training company expands for 2014

One of the UK’s leading training companies that is based in Stone has taken on new staff to cope with the expanded services it offers the licensed, hospitality, leisure events and tourism industries. abv Training, which was established in September 2001 and is based on the Whitebridge trading estate in Stone, will be rolling...

Christmas and New Year bin collections

Christmas and New Year bin collections

Don’t forget to check your bin collection calendars for changes to rubbish collection days in Stone over the festive period. A revised collection service is in place for the period from Saturday 21st December until 4th January – with details of the day changes are highlighted on your bin calendar. You can also check...

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