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Stone Rugby Players Help Regain Midlands Title

Stone rugby starlets played a key role in their school team’s quest to regain a Midlands title they relinquished last season. Stafford Preparatory School’s tag team at the Independent Schools’ Association (ISA) under-11 regional championships in Warwickshire, their solid defending provided a springboard to success for . Stone player Addison Perry (11), Samuel Edwards (10), fromAston-by-Stone, and Salt Heath’s Poppy Dixon ...

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Yarlet Skiers on the Piste

Yarlet School’s intrepid skiers ventured to Claviere in Italy at the beginning of March, and a fabulous time was had by all. The ski instructor, Stefano, was delightful with the children, all of whom had individualised feedback and targets. They covered miles of piste, including some steep red runs. As the trip progressed, the weather and ski conditions improved and everyone ...

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Stone Leisure Centre Gets Public Approval

Stone Leisure Centre - Westbridge Park

Stafford Borough Council has said that the proposed new leisure centre in Stone has been given the thumbs up by members of the public The on-line and on-site consultation gathered feedback on the Westbridge Park proposal. Over 90% of those who took part in the consultation said they would use the new facilities. The centre will house a six lane ...

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Stone Canoe Club Offers Taster Sessions for 2017

Local Club Stafford & Stone Canoe Club are offering new taster sessions for Adults & Children this year. If you want to be more healthy, try a new adventure, or just learn a new sport, the taster sessions in Canoe Slalom could be just your thing. The Junior taster sessions, for ages 10/11, take place on Saturday 6th May, from ...

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Match Report: Stone Dominoes Vs. Staffordshire LA

Stone Dominoes

Stone Dominoes 6 Staffordshire LA 0 SCSL Division One Saturday 25th March 2017 Stone Dominoes moved back to the top of the league table with a comfortable victory over their struggling opponents thanks in part to four goals from Ash Thompson. A first half brace from Thompson put the home side in control at half time before he added another ...

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Paul’s putting on his running shoes for Katharine

paul reeves

Paul Reeves moved to Stone over 10 years ago and fell in love with our Staffordshire canal town As an out-of-towner Paul decided he’d like to give something back to the community which he now calls home and so Paul has taken part in the Stafford half marathon and will be also running the London marathon. Paul’s chosen charity is ...

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60 mile Staffordshire Charity Hike for Wincanton Heroes

A group of colleagues from Wincanton’s Distribution Centre for Screwfix in Stafford met up for breakfast in the early hours of Saturday 11th March, before taking on the daunting task of hiking across the whole of Staffordshire! The group, led by Adam Paton, 37, was made up of fellow workers Andy Hughes, Wayne Measures, John Waldron, Hayley Cunningham, Dan Emery, and Phil Day. ...

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Record Numbers Get Set for Half Marathon

A record 4,000 runners hit the streets of Stafford for the annual half marathon, and hundreds of people are expected to line the route. The Borough Council-run event taking place this Sunday (19 March) is the biggest yet having increased in popularity over the years. This year and all places sold out in weeks, despite organisers increasing capacity by an extra ...

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