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Westbridge Park fireworks 2015

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Click HERE to see photos and video from the 2015 Westbridge Park bonfire and fireworks   Stone’s 2015 Westbridge Park fireworks and bonfire event takes place on Saturday 7th November. Gates open at 6.30pm, with the bonfire lit at 7.30pm and the firework display starting at 8pm. The display this year will be presented by Fantastic Fireworks and the theme is ‘Musical Movies ...

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Halloween half-term holiday club at Giggles & Wiggles

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Giggles & Wiggles’ half-term Forest School holiday club for children in Stone has a suitably spooky theme this October. Youngsters will be carving pumpkins, tackling spider web obstacles, making witches’ broomsticks and ghost bird feeders, modelling scary faces from clay, cooking a witch’s broth on the camp fire and much more. Friday 30th October also sees a special Halloween party day at ...

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Young readers in Stone are real ‘Record Breakers’

Staffordshire County Council is saying a big thank you to young readers in Stone for helping to make ‘Record Breakers’, this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, such a great success. Almost 8,500 children across the county completed the task of reading at least six books over the summer, and claimed their rewards. A special poster will be displayed in every library in ...

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Autism workshop in Stone

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Parents who have children with autism can find out more about living positively with the condition at an event in Stone on 26th November. Specialist Machita Denny from Insight Autism Consultancy is running the workshop, between 10am and 1pm, on 26th November. Machita demystifies autism and translates it into daily life. She says: “I have lived in and worked in the world of ...

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October half-term break fun for Stone youngsters

An action-packed half term is on the cards for young people in Stone. Stafford Borough Council’s ‘Step into Autumn’ programme has more than 30 different activities taking place over autumn half term – kicking off with ‘Halloween at the Haunted High House’ on 24th October. There’s lots going on at Alleyne’s Sports Centre in Stone and across the borough. The ‘Step ...

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See excellence in action at Yarlet School open mornings

Yarlet pupils are encouraged to aim high and their success in senior school entrance examinations at 13 is testament to their hard work and determination.   Of our 2015 leavers, 70% achieved scholarship awards to their senior school, covering all aspects of school life: Academic, Mathematics, All-Round, Sport, Music and Choral. Aiming high means that we expect the very best ...

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Steph nominated for two Bizmums awards

Stone mum Steph Brown has had her childminding business nominated for two separate awards with Bizmums, a social enterprise which provides a community-based support network for mums in business.   The enterprise helps alleviate the feelings of frustration, isolation and lack of support experienced by mums resulting from such businesses.  There are several groups running across Staffordshire, including Stone, Stafford and ...

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Stone Youth Cafe relaunches with free BBQ and disco

Stone Community Hub’s Youth Café relaunches tonight (Tuesday 15th September) and will now be open every Tuesday evening for young people in Years 7 and 8. The first Youth Cafe of the new school term is at the Frank Jordan Centre in Lichfield Street, with a free barbecue and disco. There will be a new programme of events on Tuesday evenings which ...

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New term for Endeavour youth club

The Endeavour youth club in Stone for children with additional needs starts its new term on Friday 11th September. Endeavour is for children aged between five and 14 and meets at the Frank Jordan Centre in Lichfield Street on Friday nights from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. The first meet-up of the new school term is on Friday 11th September, when children ...

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