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In Pictures: St. Michael’s Kenyan Day

Seventy-five pupils Year 4 from St. Michael’s First School held a Kenyan Day last Friday for friends, family and the younger pupils. For the past 6 weeks, Year 4 have been learning about Kenya as a country, but also the way of life, and they were keen to show off their understands to their younger peers. The pupils decided what ...

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Look out tummy! Here comes summer!

So you have a summer holiday booked. You have your favourite swim-gear ready, but things seem a little tighter than last year. Maybe you picture your self walking along the beach with the perfect bikini body or ‘strutting your stuff’, showing off your abs, but you seem to be running out of time? Daniel, from the ‘Academy 4 Wellbeing’, can help you ...

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Last Stone Town Mayor’s Blog

The Stone Town Mayor’s Final Blog This is my last blog as Stone Town Council Mayor, I must say a big thank you to Jamie and the team for asking me to do the Mayors Blog over the past 12 months. I hope it has given all the readers an insight into the year of The Town Mayor, I must ...

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Young Enterprise: Alleyne’s roars into West Midlands final

Ignite, a Young Enterprise business from Alleyne’s Academy, jumped for joy after a tense evening in the Staffordshire Young Enterprise final. For the fourth consecutive year, Alleyne’s have seen off competition from other regional schools to retain their Best Company award for Staffordshire, which has also been held at the Wedgwood museum for the 2nd year running. Ignite’s product is ...

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‘Body-Cams’ for officers in Stafford and Stone

Staffordshire Police are believed to be the first force in the UK to utilise ‘body-cams’. The scheme that is providing 530 cameras, which is funded by Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis, sees all frontline officers in Staffordshire have body-worn video cameras. They have now been rolled out to officers across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent following a successful pilot by Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

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Spring in Stone

With Spring well and truly sprung we’re looking to discover what wildlife you have in your gardens or what you’ve spotted when you’re out and about in Stone. What nature is on your doorstep? What are you doing to encourage wildlife into your gardens? Send us your pictures, stories, videos or poems to spring@alittlebitofstone.com and we’ll pick the best for ...

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Grandma’s Little Princess

Hannah Turner, 7, lost her Granny to Cancer last year. Her Granny lost all her beautiful hair due to the Cancer and she wore a wig. Hannah saw how much better the wig made her Granny feel. She wanted others who going through Cancer to feel like her Granny did in her wig. Hannah says “I have been growing my ...

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Dylan Scott: Stoke City’s next generation

Stone Dominoes footballer Dylan Scott, 8, is just one of 18 boys to join Stoke City’s next influx of young stars. Dylan, who has played number 9 for Stone Dominoes yellows for the past 2 years, has been spotted and picked out of around 250 young footballers nationwide. Proud mum, Laura Scott, said: Dylan has been football mad since he has been ...

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David and Paul skydive for charity

David and Paul are doing a charity tandem skydive today for ill Eccleshall mum Claire Hubbard. (Read More at http://alittlebitofstone.com/2014/04/02/charitable-four-raising-cash-for-ill-eccleshall-mum/) The pair aimed to raise around £1,000 for Claire so she can travel to the USA for life changing treatment. The team from ALBOS (A Little Bit of Stone) hope they have a fun-filled afternoon .

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‘MAN-in-Black’ gears up for the new truck racing season

  British truck racing champion Dave Jenkins prepared for the start of the 2014 British Truck Racing Championship at Brands Hatch on April 12th & 13th. Fresh from his TV exploits during the closed season, including an appearance of Channel 4’s “Speed with Guy Martin”, Dave and the team have focused their attention to getting the truck ready for the ...

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