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Stone Sends ‘Love in a Shoebox’ this Christmas

It may only be October, but many Stone residents are already getting into the Christmas spirit! Stone Baptist Church members, St Johns Church, and other local organisations are supporting this year’s Operation Christmas Child’s Shoebox appeal. Running since 1990, Operation Christmas Child has been making underprivileged children’s Christmases brighter around the world, with gift filled shoeboxes wrapped and packaged by ...

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Stone Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

Christmas lights

Stone Town Council have today released the finalised details of this years Christmas lights switch on. Taking place on the High Street on Thursday 17th November this years light’s will be turned on at 7pm by Stone’s Olympic gold medal Winner, Joe Clarke.  Joe shot to Olympic stardom this summer with his sensational gold medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. ...

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Pure CF help Santa raise money for local good causes

Pure CF

  Stone furniture manufacturer Pure CF helped to bring festive cheer to Lichfield Road residents when staff lent a hand with the Round Table’s Santa Sleigh to raise money for local good causes. On Thursday evening (17th December), Pure CF’s employees swapped the comfort of their sofas to become Santa’s helpers for the night with the aim of helping Stone Round Table achieve ...

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Renishaw spreads the Lymestone Brewery cheer this Christmas


Global engineering technologies company Renishaw, whose 3D printing team is based in Stone, surprised its employees with a festive hamper that maps out the company’s UK locations with locally sourced products from the areas where its main offices are located. Almost 3,000 Christmas hampers were carefully prepared by Renishaw’s Human Resources team to include festive treats such as sweets from Yorkshire, ...

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Be a clever consumer this Christmas, says Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice

  Local charity Citizens Advice Staffordshire South West has 10 top tips for saving money and being consumer smart in the run-up to Christmas. With Christmas just around the corner, the charity is highlighting relevant changes to the new Consumer Rights Act, while helping consumers to enjoy a safe and stress-free Christmas period. Analysis by the Citizens Advice shows that ...

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The perfect Christmas gift with a difference

Christmas gift

Are you still looking for that Christmas gift with a difference for a friend or loved one? Then AW Wines’ Appreciation Day gift vouchers may be just what you’re looking for. Buy one and your loved one can spend a day or half-day with an expert learning and tasting their way through a range of drinks in the beautiful setting of the ...

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Master the art of cocktails and canapes at Aston Marina


If you’re looking to wow your guests over the festive season, get a head start courtesy of a Cocktails & Canapes Masterclass at Stone’s Aston Marina on Thursday 17th December. Attendees of the exclusive ticket-only event will enjoy a drink on arrival  before seeing five different cocktails demonstrated by expert mixologist Ben Hills from Chase Distillery, previous winners of World’s Best Vodka at ...

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Free parking for Christmas shoppers in Stone


Motorists will be able to park for free on Stafford Borough Council’s car parks in Stone town centre on the two Saturdays before Christmas. Parking charges have been waived from 1pm on Saturday 12th and 19th December at the borough council car parks in Stone at Westbridge Park, Crown Street and Christchurch Way. All of the borough council-run car parks in Stone offer cash-free parking throughout ...

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The Swan’s Christmas charity auction

charity auction

The Swan’s immensely popular charity auction and Christmas buffet takes place this Sunday (13th December) from 12.30pm right the way through to 6pm. As always, the pub will be raising money for local charities, this year’s being Newlife, for local disabled and children with life-limiting illnesses, and Cats Protection, which is dedicated to rescuing and rehoming stray, unwanted or homeless ...

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