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Stone Town Council Secures Additional Free Parking

Stone Police Station Parking

Stone Town Council has secured the use of the car park at the rear of the former Stone Police Station as an additional free shoppers car park for the Christmas and New Year period. The Staffordshire Police and Crime Commissioner has supported an approach from the Town Council to make this currently unused space on the edge of the town ...

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Stone Advent Windows – 2017

2017 Stone Advent Windows

As we move towards December we are pleased to announced that the Christ Church advent windows will be back for 2017. As in previous years (see archive) this Stone Community Advent Calendar will be opened on each day in December around the town. Now in its eighth year the Advent Calendar has become a key part of the Stone Christmas ...

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Check your Bin Collection Dates for the Festive Period

Stone residents are being urged to put their bins out for collection on the right days over the holidays. Across Stafford borough there are revised collection dates for green, brown & blue bins from Christmas Eve through to Saturday 7 January. Changes to the collection dates are clearly marked on the calendars and residents can also check online by entering their ...

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Review: Cinderella..ella…ella….’ey ‘ey


It’s pantomime season! That very British Christmas tradition is back and so we headed over to Hanley’s Regent Theatre to see this years Panto, Cinderella. As panto is very much an audience participation and aimed at all age ranges there’s a real relaxed and exciting atmosphere as you arrive.  Children with mums, dads and grandparents fill the lobby waiting excitedly ...

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Santa Comes to Amerton Railway

Santa Claus is coming to town! Saturday’s & Sundays in December will see Santa Specials running at Amerton Railway! For £6.50 children can ride Amerton Railway, see Santa, and get a gift from the man himself, while adults get seasonal refreshments instead of a gift for £4.50. Trains run on a Saturday from 11:45 – 5pm and a Sunday from 11am ...

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Late Night Shopping Event a Great Success

Stone Traders Late Night Market

Well it’s been 24 hours since the Christmas shopping event in the town centre and first and foremost I’d personally like to pay massive respect to the independent traders of Stone who banded together, put their hands deeper in to their pockets (both in terms of time and money) and put on an event to showcase what they have available ...

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