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10k walk to raise money for cardiac charity

10k walk

Parents, staff and children from Smarty’s Day Nursery will be raising money for a cardiac charity on a sponsored 10k walk on Saturday 2nd July. Nursery chef Sue Perry tragically lost her son Timothy in 2011 to hypertrophic cardomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle. He was just 19. Sue’s nursery colleagues are aiming to help Sue to raise £5,000 for Cardiac ...

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Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations at St Michael’s First School

Julie Silvester, a teacher at St Michael’s First School in Stone, sent us these pictures of the school’s celebrations to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s recent 90th birthday. The children and staff all came dressed in red, white and blue attire – very patriotic.  A tea party was held in the afternoon, which began with everyone singing the National Anthem. Money ...

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Top cycling action at Shugborough for RideStaffs festival


Staffordshire cycling fans are in for a great weekend of sport on their doorstep, with the 2016 RideStaffs festival taking place in Shugbourough Park from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July. All the action of this year’s RideStaffs festival will take place in the estate’s idyllic grounds, marking a change from the Stafford town centre location of previous years. RideStaffs pro races ...

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Bounce away the GCSE stress at Flip Out party!


Teenagers can celebrate the end of their GCSE exams with a special under-17s party at Flip Out trampoline arena in Stone between 6pm and 10pm on Sunday 19th June. The ‘Exams Are Flippin Over’ party is a twist on the trampoline park’s popular After Dark events which usually take place every Friday evening. A DJ, music, lasers and a smoke machine will ...

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Stone Rocks again on Saturday 9th July!

Stone Rocks

There’s a day of live music at Christ Church Academy as Stone Rocks returns to the town on Saturday 9th July. The event runs from noon to 4pm in the grounds of the school in Old Road. There will be performances from CCA musicians, singers, dancers and artists past and present. Guests from Stone Young Musicians Collective, hosted by Ben ...

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Half-term safari fun at Flip Out

Flip Out

Flip Out in Stone has transformed into a trampoline safari park for a week of half-term fun until 6th June. The team has redecorated with a jungle theme for the week, transforming waiting areas into a jungle and organising a host of themed activities including a cheeky monkey coconut shy, an animal hunt, face painting and much more. A costume competition ...

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Blockbuster half-term club at Rooftop Studios!

Rooftop Studios

Stone’s performing arts school Rooftop Studios is running four blockbusting day-long workshops over the course of the half-term week. Catering for children between four and 12 who will be split into age-specific groups, each of the days will be themed around a different Hollywood blockbuster. On ‘Nicktunes Tuesday’ (31st May) kids will get creative with a Spongebob arts & crafts session, ...

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Lots of fun activities for May half term

May half term is fast approaching, and there are plenty of events being organised to keep Stafford Borough’s youngsters busy. Stafford Borough Council’s Step Into May Half Term programme features a variety of sports and activities to suit all ages in Stone and across the borough. The programme includes the popular Multi Mix sessions, allowing children to try their hand ...

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