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People in Stone thanked for roadworks patience

Meaford roadworls

Staffordshire County Council’s economy leader has thanked people in Stone for their patience as a new phase of the works for Meaford Business Park are about to get under way. From Monday 26th October, part of Newcastle Road will be closed to allow utilities to be laid. Bus services will be re-routed until the work ends on 18th December. Work ...

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Defibrillator back in Stone High Street

defibrillator Stone High Street

Four weeks after it was vandalised and put out of round-the-clock action, the defibrillator is back in place in Stone High Street. Stone’s AED Donate worked with Stone Lions and the families of Dr Barry Farnham and Mark Symonds, who both died in 2013 from heart attacks, to get the defibrillator unit installed in the High Street last year. It’s ...

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Fresh hope for Stone Youth Centre future

Stone youth centre

The future of Stone Youth Centre as a community facility looks brighter with news that current users are looking to take it over from the county council. The groups and businesses that are currently using the centre are looking to form a community management committee to to ensure it remains open and accessible to the Stone community. The building, off Station Approach, has not been ...

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Nurse recruitment day at the Stone House Hotel

Nursing jobs Royal Stoke University Hospital

Nurses with an interest in neurosciences are being urged to attend an open recruitment day in Stone held by staff at Royal Stoke University Hospital. The neurosciences department are hosting an open day at the Stone House Hotel on Tuesday 20th October 2015 from 10am until 3pm. The Trust has a number of flexible posts within the expanding department, both for County ...

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Buses will be re-routed during Newcastle Road roadworks

M6 bridge

Buses along Newcastle Road will be re-routed when roadworks for Meaford Business Park start on Monday 26th October for two months. Newcastle Road will be closed to traffic from the A34, with diversions in place, although Staffordshire County Council says access for householders on Newcastle Road will be maintained throughout the works. Full details on the roadworks HERE. Northbound buses ...

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Young readers in Stone are real ‘Record Breakers’

Staffordshire County Council is saying a big thank you to young readers in Stone for helping to make ‘Record Breakers’, this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, such a great success. Almost 8,500 children across the county completed the task of reading at least six books over the summer, and claimed their rewards. A special poster will be displayed in every library in ...

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Break-ins at four Stone town centre businesses


Four Stone town centre businesses were broken into last night or the early hours of this morning. Staffordshire Police have appealed for anyone with information to get in touch. Arcadia cafe, Stone Carpets, Staffordshire Cobbler and CJ’s Fashion Accessories – all in the C0-op Arcade off the High Street – were burgled overnight (Tuesday 7th/Wednesday 8th October). In all incidents, ...

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