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Fun & Games at Guides Christmas Fair


Girlguiding Stone and Eccleshall Division will be holding their annual Christmas Fair at Guide HQ, Westbridge Park on Saturday 3rd December from 10.00am to 12.30pm. There will be the usual stalls including the ever popular Gift Bag Tombola, Christmas Flowers and Christmas Crafts, plus this year boys and girls of 10 and under can come along and have a FREE ...

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Free parking for Christmas shoppers in Stone

car parking

Two key Saturdays in the run up to Christmas will see free parking available for shoppers in Stone. Stafford Borough Council will be waiving charges in their car parks on Saturday 10th December & Saturday 17th December from 1pm onwards. Free parking will be available in all car parks in Stafford & Stone town centres except the Riverside and Waterfront car ...

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Advent Windows for 2016 – Come and Look!

Stone Advent Calendar 2016

The community of Stone is set to come together again throughout December as the town is transformed into a giant Advert Calendar.  Entering its 7th year this years theme is Advent Alphabet. This modern day tradition is a real community event which if you haven’t experienced it before make sure you have a look at our stories, photos and videos ...

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Staffordshire Primary School Admissions Open

Parents in Staffordshire can now apply online for primary school applications for September 2017. Next year’s primary admissions can be submitted at www.staffordshire.gov.uk/admissions. Parents have until 15 January 2017 to get their preferences in. Staffordshire County Council have released some tips to make the process as easy as possible, and give parents the best chance of being allocated one of their primary ...

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Stone Revellers Present Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Tickets are now available for the new Stone Revellers production, the classic family Panto Jack and the Beanstalk by Alan Frayn. Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum! Jack better run, to St Michael’s Hall in Stone for this GIANT Panto! Re-visit this well-known story of a poor family, a cow that’s sold for magic beans and an adventure bigger than Jack could ...

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St Michael’s CE (VC) First School Open Evening

At St Michael’s we offer all children access to: An exciting, motivating and engaging curriculum that inspires a love of learning. Experienced and caring staff who make learning fun. Excellent facilities including a computer suite, well resourced library, extensive grounds and wildlife area. A wide range of extra-curricular clubs. To see all that we can offer your child, please give ...

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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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Olivia rides to success

Olivia Bennett age 10, a pupil at St. Dominic’s Priory School Stone, has enjoyed an incredible year with her show pony Anndalyse Sugar Plum, aka “Minnie.”  2016 started for the pair with a Championship win in Hereford where they qualified for The Royal International Horse Show, Hickstead.   Further wins followed in Cumbria and a very prestigious win and Reserve ...

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Alleyne’s Sixth Form Open Evening

Sixth Form Open Evening

Stone’s Alleyne’s Sixth Form is holding an open evening on Thursday 10th November from 6pm to 8pm. Prospective students and their parents/carers are invited to go along and have a look at the Sixth Form and the courses on offer.  There are departmental mini presentations throughout the evening and the opportunity to meet teachers and discuss subjects.  There are also ...

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National Adoption Week – Could you make a difference?

Stone families interested in adopting and making a difference to a child’s life are being encouraged to come forward in a new campaign by Staffordshire County Council’s Adoption Service. The latest campaign is part of National Adoption Week which runs from 17 to 23 October and is asking people to #supportadoption. The campaign wants people who might be interested in ...

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