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Pharmacy Christmas opening times in Stone

Here are the opening times of pharmacies in Stone over Christmas and New Year. Birchill & Watson, Stone High Street (01785 812597): Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th December: 8.45am to 6.30pm Christmas Day and Boxing Day: 12pm to 1pm Friday 27th December: 8 .45am to 6.30pm Saturday 28th December: 9am to 5pm. Week beginning 30th December: 8.45am to 6.30pm (except New ...

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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 the vehicle followed which resulted in ...

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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 this post been published than our ...

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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 the garage at the property before ...

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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 from the charity. “Acorns relies on ...

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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 for a pedal bike by riding ...

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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 Westbridge Park issue HERE. Mr Pratt’s ...

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£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 in the clampdown against the environmental ...

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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 dates online at www.staffordbc.gov.uk/collectiondays or get ...

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