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Last Call for Stalls at Sandon Spring Fair

Businesses interested in taking a stand at Sandon Spring Fair on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May 2017 are being warned that time is running out. The event, which aims to offer a real celebration of spring in the midst of historic Sandon Hall’s extensive formal gardens, welcomes applications from traders specialising in both food and craft products Visitors can ...

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Yarlet Skiers on the Piste

Yarlet School’s intrepid skiers ventured to Claviere in Italy at the beginning of March, and a fabulous time was had by all. The ski instructor, Stefano, was delightful with the children, all of whom had individualised feedback and targets. They covered miles of piste, including some steep red runs. As the trip progressed, the weather and ski conditions improved and everyone ...

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Paul’s putting on his running shoes for Katharine

paul reeves

Paul Reeves moved to Stone over 10 years ago and fell in love with our Staffordshire canal town As an out-of-towner Paul decided he’d like to give something back to the community which he now calls home and so Paul has taken part in the Stafford half marathon and will be also running the London marathon. Paul’s chosen charity is ...

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Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Giving Tree

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Wolseley Centre is giving people the opportunity to keep memories alive with a new giving tree The copper giving tree is situated inside the centre’s entrance and will soon be adorned with personalised brass oak leaves. This unique piece of art offers a personalised way for people to record and share their memories. Suitable for all occasions ...

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Stone childminder secures Bizmums funding

Stephs Childminding

A local Stone childminder has been granted funding from the Bizmums social enterprise Stephanie has been a member of Bizmums for 4 years and has gained funding from the Bizfund to access further training to directly impact the lives of the children she cares for. Bizmums is a social enterprise who offer face to face and on-line networking for mums ...

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Child Sexual Exploitation campaign wants unity

The people of Stone, and the wider county, are being asked to unite in a campaign to help tackle Child Sexual Exploitation Individuals are being urged to look out for the signs of child sexual exploitation and report it as part of national CSE awareness Day. Tomorrow, Saturday 18 March, is the day and the campaign is calling on parents, ...

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Staffordshire Celebration of Two Decades of the National Memorial Arboretum

The nation’s commemorations will be focused at Staffordshire’s National Memorial Arboretum, twenty years after the first trees were planted. The national centre for remembrance has over 30,000 trees and over 330 memorials, sited on 150 acres of former quarried land in Alrewas in Staffordshire. It includes the famous Armed Forces Memorial, dedicated in 2007 which honours members of the Armed Forces who have ...

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Twosome Get Their Running Shoes on for Chuckles

Clare Pollitt and Liam Herbert are getting ready to run the Stafford Half Marathon next week in aid of local non-profit organisation Chuckle Productions. Sunday 19th March will see Clare & Liam donning their running trainers for the Stafford Half Marathon, along with 4,000 others in the annual event, and they’re hoping to raise as much money for a cause close ...

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