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Stone Charity Gets Cash Boost to Help Local Sixth Formers

A regional builder has given a charity dedicated to improving the lives of residents in Stone, and the surrounding villages, a cash boost to help with their work. Wolverhampton based Persimmon Homes West Midlands, chose Stone Community Hub through its Community Champions scheme to receive more than £600 from its monthly match-funded donation. The Stone charity will use the donation ...

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Stone Post Office petition hits 1,000 signatures

Post Office

Stone Labour Party have launched a petition to encourage decision makers to take action to protect Post Office services in Stone. The party launched a petition at last week’s Farmer’s Market which, combined with an online version, now has more than 1,000 signatures. As recently reported the Post Office is closing due to the Co-op being closed on Stone High ...

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First “Digital PCSO” for Staffordshire Police

Staffordshire Police have launched their first ever Digital PCSO, and are now doing more than ever to protect the public and businesses against the threat of cyber crime. One of less than ten such PCSOs doing this specialist role in the UK, PCSO Matthew Hough-Clewes has landed this innovative position. This will see him providing important advice on cyber security and ...

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Stone Post Office and Co-op Closing Dates Confirmed

The Co-operative and Post Office have now confirmed the dates on which they will both be closing in Stone. Stone Post Office The Post Office has confirmed that that the facility currently housed in the Co-op will be closed from Saturday 13th January 2018. In a letter sent to Stone Town Council the Post Office refer to the closure as ...

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Stone Youth Theatre On The Hunt for Young Stars

In the search for talented young singer-actors aged 14+ for its forthcoming production of Spring Awakening, Stone Youth Theatre will hold the first of two pre-audition workshops this month. The first workshop will take place on 12th December followed by another on 11th January; both at Stone’s Rooftop Studios from 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Set in 19th Century Germany, the rock ...

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Snow Spreads to Stone Overnight, More Forecast

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Stone residents this morning woke to a dusting of snow, with further snow forecast for Friday and the Weekend With winter beginning to bite there should be no surprise that snow and ice will be on their way too. This morning the town woke to a dusting of snow and forecasts predict more snow for Friday as well as over ...

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Stone Parents have 30 days to claim 30 hours’ childcare

Childcare choices

The deadline is fast approaching for Stone parents to claim 30 hours a week of funded childcare. Places are available from January 1 for children who celebrate their third birthday between September 1 and December 31 2017. To claim the funding parents must register at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk by December 31, but if they want everything in place for January they should ...

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Review: The Band (Take That Musical)

LtoR AJ Bentley, Curtis T Johns, Sario Solomon, Nick Carsberg and Yazdan Qafouri in The Band, credit Matt Crockett

Wow, a night that we’ll “Never Forget” as we went along to see The Band at The Regent Theatre OK so let’s firstly kick off by explaining that although the musical is based around the music of Take That it’s actually a story about 5 girl superfans of the band Take That! The girls friendship is a real sisterhood and ...

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