Home > News (page 50)

News

Stone pubs make 2016 CAMRA Good Beer Guide

The CAMRA never lies!  Some of Stone’s popular pubs have made it into the prestigious 2016 CAMRA Good Beer Guide. Pubs that make the guide have been selected by CAMRA branches and the 175,000+ active members. The guide says: The Swan – ‘a thriving free house in a carefully renovated Grade II listed building with nine handpulls, serving anything from anywhere ...

Read More »

Smokers urged to make Stoptober a friends and family affair

Smokers in Stone are being urged to quit by joining forces with friends and family as part of next month’s Stoptober campaign. Latest figures show around 16% of Staffordshire’s adults smoke. Public Health England is urging residents to sign up together for the 28-day mass quit attempt, as research shows people are more likely to succeed if a friend or family member ...

Read More »

Fire service staff out in force for Community Safety Day

Hundreds of members of staff from departments across Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be out in force for Community Safety Day on 1st October.   Employees ranging from administrative assistants to directors will be taking to the streets, to town centres and community venues across the county in a bid to make Staffordshire’s residents as safe as possible, in ...

Read More »

Residents warned of rise in pension scams

  The East Staffordshire branch of the Citizens Advice Bureau, which holds sessions in the town, are warning vulnerable people in Stone about falling prey to pension scams – and giving some top tips on how to avoid them. They are also inviting Stone residents interested in discussing their pensions to come along to an open day event on Thursday 17th ...

Read More »

Crews receive commendations for Alton Towers rescue

Firefighters who rescued casualties trapped on The Smiler ride at Alton Towers have received a Chief Fire Officer’s certificate of commendation. Peter Dartford presented the accolade to 25 firefighters. The crews were from Leek, Stafford, Sandyford, Cheadle, Ipstones, Longton and Hanley and the officers were from service headquarters in Stone. They were joined by the victims and their families who had ...

Read More »

Fire service looking for more retained firefighters

MORE Awards

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a recruitment drive to boost the number of retained firefighters in the west of the county, including Stone. Part-time crew members are being sought at Stone, Rising Brook, Cannock, Brewood, Eccleshall, Gnosall, Penkridge, Codsall, Rugeley, Wombourne and Kinver. Retained firefighters provide emergency response cover from either their home or work base, which must ...

Read More »

Road diversion for Norton Bridge development

Norton Bridge

A temporary diversion will be in place on the Stone to Eccleshall B5026 road to allow the final stage of the major road and rail development at Norton Bridge. As well as the rail works, the B5026 Eccleshall to Stone Road will run along a new 1.2km section of road which is being built near to Norton Bridge. A temporary diversion will ...

Read More »

Drivers told ’20 is plenty’ as school year starts

With children starting back at school again in Stone this week after their  summer break, drivers are being reminded that ’20 is plenty’ in a bid to keep pupils safe. The campaign is run by Staffordshire County Council, and encourages drivers to reduce their speed to a maximum of 20mph outside schools. Each term around 16 Staffordshire schools take part in the ...

Read More »
Loading...