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Nominations open for Dignity Awards

Dignity in Care Awards

Nominations are now open for the Staffordshire Dignity Awards and people in Stone are being urged to nominate someone they feel has gone the extra mile in caring for people and giving an excellent quality of service. The Dignity Awards recognise carers and care services and community groups who respect people’s dignity. These services ensure people are treated with respect, ...

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Panda Press donate defibrillator to school

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Children, staff and members of the public near St Dominic’s RC Primary School in Stone are now safer after Panda Press donated a defibrillator to the school. The defibrillator is housed inside the school and can be used by members of staff at the school or members of the public in school hours should anyone suffer from a sudden cardiac ...

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Stone Lions’ town centre Walk for Sight

Stone Lions

On Tuesday 7th October Stone Lions Club held what has now become an annual event – their “Walk for Sight”. The event was part of the Lions’ International Sight Awareness Week, organised by district officer for sight, John Sanders. Mayor of Stone Councillor Cathy Collier joined the Lions as a blindfolded member of the walk and was accompanied by Lion ...

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Headstone fundraising mission for Connan

Connan McLeod

Friends of Connan Mcleod need your help as they raise money for a headstone for the 23-year-old who was tragically murdered in the town earlier this year. Daniel Allott, aged 27, of Bagots Oak, Stafford, was convicted of Connan’s murder on 8th October and is serving a 23-year sentence. More HERE. Now, Connan’s friends want to support his parents by ...

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Moddershall Oaks makes Good Spa Awards finals

Moddershall Oaks

Moddershall Oaks has made the shortlist for the title of Best Spa in the Midlands in this year’s Good Spa Guide Awards – and needs your vote now to claim the title. The five finalists were recently announced after the public voted for their favourites. Moddershall Oaks is up against Ragdale Hall, The Day Spa at Whittlebury Hall, The Malvern ...

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Club focus – Stone Scooter Club

Stone Scooter Club

A love of scooters and the fashion and tunes of the Mod scene led Len Hamilton to set up Stone Scooter Club 12 months ago – and the club is going from strength to strength. Len’s passion for scooters has seen the club grow quickly, with regular Wednesday night meetings, Sunday ride-outs (a recent one was to Llangollen) and attendance ...

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Can Lainy do it? Yes she Canyon!

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Elaine ‘Lainy’ Davies, drummer with local blues band Cobalt, has been raising money over the last 18 months for Heart Radio’s charity which aims to improve the lives of seriously and terminally ill children, Have A Heart. She’s just completed a challenging 6-day trek across the Grand Canyon, no mean feat.  The money raised from this event will be going ...

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New proposed allotment development for Priory Road

Stone Allotments

Are you interested in a free allotment in Stone?  If so Laura MacPhee, Community Involvement Officer for Stafford and Rural Homes, wants to hear from you. Laura is currently in the process of looking to develop a community allotment site off Priory Road in Stone, and would like community groups to get involved. They will be holding a drop in ...

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Stone Rangers team up on safety messages

Stone Rangers support firefighters

Community spirited young women in Stone teamed up with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to spread safety messages. Members of the Stone Outward Division Rangers supported crews at the Stone Food and Drink Festival by giving out leaflets and talking to visitors about fire safety in the home. Firefighters demonstrated the risks posed by cooking with chip pans on Sunday, ...

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