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Flip Out trampoline arena set to open in Stone

Flip Out

Flip Out Stoke opened in December 2015. Our review – with lots of photos and video – is here: http://alittlebitofstone.com/2015/12/21/flip-out-stoke-bounces-into-action/ WIN tickets to the big opening day launch on Saturday 19th December. Click HERE (closing date is 1pm on 15th December 2015) Plans have been submitted to transform the empty City Link warehouse on Stone Business Park into a Flip Out ...

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Mansion House submits plans for surgery extension

Mansion House Surgery

Mansion House Surgery has submitted a planning application for its extension to deliver more services for Stone’s growing population. The proposals consist of a two-storey extension to the east of the existing building, a new extended waiting area, lobby and reception to the front and internal refurbishment within the existing building. The outlined proposals would provide the surgery with an additional six new ...

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Family fun day for Reece’s fundraising mission

A teenager who is hoping to raise £20,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust is holding a fundraising family fun day on Saturday 5th September. Reece Marshall, who was a pupil at Christ Church Academy and was due to start at Alleyne’s Academy in September, was diagnosed with bone cancer (osteosarcoma) in January this year when he was 12. He’s had lots ...

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New bus timetables coming in September

A number of changes to local bus services in and around Stone will come into force on 6th September as D&G Bus takes on routes under contract to Staffordshire County Council. A new service, the number 12 (Fulford – Blythe Bridge – Meir Heath – Longton – Barlaston – Stone – Eccleshall – Newport) partially replaces Bennetts service 4 and ...

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Takeaway plan for the back of Baileys DIY

Baileys DIY Stone High Street

A planning application has been submitted to convert the rear of the empty Baileys DIY unit on Stone High Street into a takeaway. The plans – submitted by national planning consultants DPP – seek permission to sub-divide the building, creating a takeaway at the back. The area had previously been used by Baileys DIY, which closed earlier this year, as a storage ...

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No trains at Stone over bank holiday weekend

Easter weekend

There will be no trains calling at Stone or Stafford stations over the August bank holiday weekend as long-term improvements to the railway near Stafford cause short-term changes to normal services. Buses will operate between Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford, calling at Stone. For Stoke, buses will leave the stop on Crown Street For Stafford, it will be the stop in Granville Square. ...

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Police name victims of A500 fatal collision


A man from Yarnfield died in a road traffic collision on the A500 in Stoke-on-Trent in the early hours of Saturday morning. Staffordshire Police today named the two men who lost their lives. They were Marcus Smith from Yarnfield and Sean Longstaff from Woodhouse Street in Stoke-on-Trent. Both were 22. The two men were passengers in a green Vauxhall Vectra which was in collision ...

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