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Stonefield Park is blooming marvellous!

Stonefield Park in Stone has scooped a prestigious Britain in Bloom award. The popular park has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement in the Parks in Bloom category of the competition. Stonefield Park has been awarded Silver-Gilt. This is given to an entrant that has met the judging criteria and objectives with a very high standard throughout and has been ...

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Autumn colour in the spotlight at Bloom talk

Fresh from their latest gold medal victory in the Heart of England in Bloom Awards, Stone in Bloom are hosting a talk at Walton Community Centre on Monday 22nd September. Martin Bloom of Special Perennials – who recently appeared on Gardener’s World – will be giving a talk on “Late Bloomers”, focusing on colours for your garden in autumn & ...

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Judge casts expert eye on blooming Stone

Stonefield Park

The chairman of Heart of England in Bloom was in Stone on Friday to cast his expert eye over the town’s entry in this year’s competition. Stone in Bloom committee members took Roger Bache on a tour of the town, including a stop-off in Stonefield Park, hoping that he would be impressed and award the town its eighth gold medal ...

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Beautiful wildflowers will wow Bloom judges!

When the ‘Heart of England in Bloom’ judges visit Stone on 18th July, they’ll be bowled over by the stunning wildflower displays around the town. On roundabouts and the verges of busy roads, as well as in churchyards, they are a beautiful sight to behold. Stone in Bloom is going for an eighth gold medal on the trot this year ...

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Spring in Stone

With Spring well and truly sprung we’re looking to discover what wildlife you have in your gardens or what you’ve spotted when you’re out and about in Stone. What nature is on your doorstep? What are you doing to encourage wildlife into your gardens? Send us your pictures, stories, videos or poems to spring@alittlebitofstone.com and we’ll pick the best for ...

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Seventh Bloom gold in a row for Stone!

Stone has won gold for the SEVENTH year running in the Heart of England in Bloom awards. The town picked up a gold medal in the Large Town category today after another great year for the Stone In Bloom volunteers, who have been hard at work making sure the town looked its very best for the visit of the judges ...

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Bloom volunteers battle scorching summer

Stone In Bloom volunteers have been extra busy making sure that displays around the town are not lost during the heatwave. Volunteers have been watering the wildflower beds in Stonefield Park and around Stone, as well as the vegetable patches that played a big part in this year’s Heart of England in Bloom campaign, to prevent them being scorched by ...

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