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Children get chopping with old Christmas trees!

Giggles & Wiggles

After an appeal on our Facebook page for local people to give them their old Christmas trees, 18 were delivered to Giggles & Wiggles nursery in Stone over the weekend! The nursery wanted the trees for their Forest School activities. Giggles & Wiggles is an accredited Forest School nursery, which sees lots of time spent outdoors by the children in ...

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Police and Crime Commissioner in Stone


Matthew Ellis, Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, will be in Stone on Monday 5th January to hear about the issues that matter to local people. He will hold a supermarket surgery at Morrisons in Mill Street between 2pm and 3pm. The ‘Let’s Talk’ event is the latest opportunity for people to tell Mr Ellis first-hand about crime and local policing ...

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Demonstrations as youth centres are closed

The petition was being signed in Stafford town centre under the watchful eye of the Midlands Today cameras

Campaigners held demonstrations today (31st December) on the day that youth centres across the county are closed. The ‘Save Staffordshire Youth Services’ campaign group said it wanted to push one final time for the overruling of the Staffordshire County Council decision to close youth centres – including the one in Stone – and make youth workers redundant. Jack Taylor, lead ...

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Merry Christmas from A Little Bit of Stone!

ALBOS - Christmas work (Large size)

Have a wonderful Christmas and all the very best for 2015. 2014 has been an amazing year for A Little Bit of Stone and we’re looking forward to some big developments in 2015, starting with our new website in January. Thanks to everyone for their support. We posted over 600 stories to our website in 2014, and goodness knows how ...

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Appeal for witnesses after Aldi collision

Staffordshire Police

Staffordshire Police has appealed for witnesses following the serious road traffic collision on Aldi car park in Stone yesterday. The incident happened at around 4.05pm on Monday 22nd December on the car park of Aldi, off Stafford Road (A34). The collision involved a pedestrian and a black Ford Focus. The pedestrian, a 57-year-old woman from Stafford, suffered serious head injuries ...

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Woman in hospital after Aldi car park accident


A woman in her fifties has suffered a potentially life-changing head injury after a tragic accident outside the Aldi supermarket in Stone. The incident happened at about 4pm on the supermarket’s car park, where the woman was hit by a car. A community first responder was on scene within four minutes of the call and started treatment on the lady, ...

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Cabbie gets expensive fare after illegal trade

Operation Safer Nights

A cabbie from Stoke-on-Trent has been hit with an expensive fare after plying for trade illegally in Stone. Usman Hussain, aged 23, was stopped after a joint operation between police and Stafford Borough Council to crack down on rogue minicabs. Magistrates heard Hussain agreed to take a plain clothed policewoman and council officer to a local pub when they approached ...

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Views sought on health services in Stone

mansion house doctors surgery

The Labour candidate for the Stone seat in next year’s General Election wants to hear local people’s views on health services in the town. A survey about the state of the health service in Stone has been launched by the local Labour Party following warnings of GP shortages across the country. Sam Hale, Labour’s parliamentary candidate for the Stone constituency, ...

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