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‘Bar’velous Next Steps For ALBOS’s Jack

Ian 'Brad' Bradford & Jack Taylor

A Little Bit Of Stone’s very own Jack Taylor will this September be joining the team at Lymestone Brewery on an Apprenticeship. Jack will be working between the Brewery on Mount Road Industrial Estate and the brewery’s pub; The Lymestone Vaults on Pepper Street in Newcastle Under-Lyme. On a 3 year apprenticeship Jack will receive many things out of the ...

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Family Speak Out After Stone Murder

Connan McLeod Sadly Died Of a Stab Wound on Saturday Morning

The father of Connan McLeod has spoken of the family’s pain after his death and thanked the public for sharing the police appeals. Sadly, Connan (Pictured above), aged 23, from Stone, died from a serious stab wound after an incident in Whitemill Lane in Stone at around 12.20am on Saturday 12 April. Connan’s father, Robert (Bob) McLeod, said: “Words cannot ...

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Claire’s dream now a reality through anonymous donation

Claire Hubbard (left) with London Marathon runner Chris Barlow

St. Michael’s teacher and mum-of-two Claire Hubbard has expressed her gratitude after an unexpected £10,000 donation that has made her dream come true. Claire, 47, from Eccleshall, has been suffering with constant head-pains and seizures for four years, which has resulted in her seeking specialist help in the USA. Her condition may not be ‘life threatening’ but it has been ‘life ...

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Stone murder suspect charged


  Staffordshire police have released the following statement in relation to the death of 22 year old Connan McLeod in Stone. MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER: A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder, following a detailed police investigation into the death of 22-year-old Connan McLeod, from Stone in the early hours of Saturday morning. Daniel Alllott, from Bagots Oak, Stafford ...

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Wanted man, Daniel Allott, arrested in Burton-on-Trent


Third man has been arrested in connection in the murder of Connan McLeod in Stone on Saturday morning. Detectives in Staffordshire are thanking the public for their support during the search for Daniel Allott, who was wanted for questioning about the murder of Connan McLeod in Stone in the early hours of Saturday morning after he was arrested by police ...

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Men arrested following Stone death


MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH A MURDER INVESTIGATION IN STONE: Detectives in Staffordshire have launched a murder enquiry after a young man died in a street in Stone in the early hours of Saturday (12 April 2014). Emergency services were called to Whitemill Lane, Stone at twenty past midnight to respond to reports that a 22-year-old man with a serious ...

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Young Stone entrepreneurs 4th consecutive win


Student’s from Alleyne’s Academy in Stone have taken part in the Young Enterprise competition by setting up their own business for the academic year. The student’s company, Ignite, sell smart phone holders called the ‘Connect’. The Connect has a ‘docking’ area for the phone to sit on while on charge or playing media. The product also has a mount for ...

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Stone resident requests donations for Whizz-Kidz


Clinical Psychologist Matt Johnson is running the London Marathon to raise money for Whizz-Kidz – a children’s wheelchair charity on April 13. Working for the NHS, Matt has been helping children and young people who have a learning or physical disability, meaning this cause is close to his heart. Matt said: My goal is to raise £1600 and I would love to raise enough money ...

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