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Stone resident requests donations for Whizz-Kidz

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...

Stone Old Alleynians draw despite a first half lead

Stone Old Alleynians draw despite a first half lead

Stone Old Alleynians somehow managed to throw away a 3 goal lead against basement club, Wolverhampton Utd, in a bizarre game at Yarnfield.   After 25 minutes, the Old Boys seemed to be cruising against the Wolverhampton side, who held their own in mid-field, but had hardly threatened the home goal. Stone ripped their...

Charitable four raising cash for ill Eccleshall mum

Charitable four raising cash for ill Eccleshall mum

Teacher Claire Hubbard, 47, who has been suffering from a life changing brain condition for four years, has been inundated with charitable donations from family and friends. The mum of two is aiming to raise £13,000 for much needed treatment in the USA. The treatment in America involves scanning the brain to find out exactly where the...

Stone Ladies 2nd place in local hockey derby

Stone Ladies 2nd place in local hockey derby

Stone Ladies HC Firsts’ final game was played on a glorious Saturday at their home pitch on Enson Lane against Bridgnorth . Stone had a nervous first half after conceding 2 goals but soon started their come back fight with a goal of their own from Megan Sanders. In the second half, Stone came out  fighting, inevitably...

Staffordshire’s Talented Athlete Fund Awards

Staffordshire’s Talented Athlete Fund Awards

Thirty six of Staffordshire’s most promising young athletes have been recognised for their sporting achievements and awarded their share of £15,000. Staffordshire County Council launched its “Staffordshire’s Talented Athlete Fund” in December to support some of the county’s most promising athletes with the costs of training and competing in their chosen sports. The awards...

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Clean sheet away from home for Stone Old Alleynians

Clean sheet away from home for Stone Old Alleynians

Stone Old Alleynians are enjoying their trips to Herefordshire, as the picked up their 2nd win in 8 days, thanks to 2 superb second half goals, against the division’s second place team. After an initial decent 10 mins, with Kev Warrilow going close, it was the home side, playing down the slope, who began...

Coaching and Fitness Sessions at Stone Lawn Tennis Club

Coaching and Fitness Sessions at Stone Lawn Tennis Club

Many thanks to freelance sports journalism student Daryl Hardy for contributing this article. STONE Lawn Tennis Club has introduced multiple coaching and fitness sessions with the aim of attracting new members from the local community to take up the sport. The club, which has six well-maintained floodlit hard courts, offers social, competitive and junior development...

Stone on top in local hockey derby

Stone on top in local hockey derby

The local derby between Stone Hockey Club’s Ladies 1sts and Uttoxeter was played in glorious sunshine at Thomas Alleynes High School in Uttoxeter, with Stone taking a well-deserved three points. Stone were relishing this encounter as they felt they had something to prove following on from their 3-3 draw at the first meeting in...

Narrow defeat for Stone Old Alleynians

Narrow defeat for Stone Old Alleynians

Stone Old Alleynians, playing their first West Midlands League Division One home match of the year, had their work cut out against undefeated, runaway leaders AFC Bridgnorth. But they certainly weren’t embarrassed and put in a spirited performance, only losing by the single goal. After a bright start, by the Old Boys, the division’s...

Hard-fought victory for Stone Hockey Club

Hard-fought victory for Stone Hockey Club

Stone Hockey Club Ladies 1s fought hard to record a 1-0 win over Old Silhillians Hockey Club to keep them in top three contention. The Enson Lane side were keen to take the home advantage and restore their winning form. The game began openly with end to end play. Stone’s defence stood strong to...

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