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Bonfire and Fireworks – Stone 2017

The 2017 bonfire and fireworks will take place on Saturday 4th November at Stone’s Westbridge Park Sponsored by Stone company Capula this year’s bonfire and firework event plans to go off with a bang! The annual bonfire and firework display is organised by Stone Town Bonfire Committee and funds raised are distributed to local charities. The bonfire will be lit ...

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Flip Out’s Local Community Charity Pledge

Owners of Flip Out trampoline park in Stone are boosting charities across Staffordshire after pledging to gift passes worth £6000. Elliott Shuttleworth and Matthew Melling, directors of Flip Out Stoke, have promised to give away 50 free passes every month to charities which support children and young people in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent. A different registered charity will be ...

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Illegal taxis targeted in Stone sting operation

Taxi Operation

A crackdown on taxis operating illegally in Stone town centre has landed 12 drivers in court. On Saturday 7th October 2017 a joint sting operation was carried out by Stafford local policing team and licensing officers from Stafford Borough Council. The operation targeted taxis that may have been illegally plying for hire in the Granville Square area of Stone. This area is the main ...

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Stone Studios Frightfully Good Half Term Workshops

Stone performing arts academy Rooftop Studios has a host of spooky treats in store for youngsters this October half term – in the form of three days of seasonally creepy workshops. Aimed at engaging and inspiring youngsters with a host of fun activities whilst offering flexible childcare options for parents; kids aged 3 – 12 can enjoy a full day ...

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Be Inspired By Clay This Half Term at the British Ceramics Biennial

  British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) in Stoke-on-Trent will host an action-packed events programme for visitors to get mucky, make and get excited by clay this half-term, from Saturday 21 to Saturday 29 October. Inspired by the artists taking part in this ceramics festival, the free family-friendly programme will include a chance to learn from master potters and artists, create masterpieces ...

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Walton Priory Middle School – Open Evening

Walton Priory Middle School - Open Evening

Walton Priory Middle School in Stone will be holding an open evening on Wednesday 1st November. The school takes children in the 9 to 13 range, years 5 to 8, and prides itself on small class sizes, well qualified staff and a rich curriculum. You can find more information about the school on their website www.waltonpriorymiddleschool.co.uk or they can be ...

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Pick your own pumpkin near Stone

Pick Your Own Pumpkin

Halloween is just around the corner so here’s where you can pick your own pumpkin in the Stone area Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October and the pumpkin is often the centre piece of the decorations. Although local fruit & veg shops as well as supermarkets stock these mammoth orange squashes there’s something special about roaming around a ...

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Public consultation into new car storage facility in Stone

  Stoford Developments Limited is holding a public consultation to hear your views on their proposed plans for a new car storage facility at Jasper Way in Stone. The plans and proposals will be presented at the Stone House Hotel on 17th October (between 4:30pm and 7:00pm) and 18th October (between 4:30pm and 7:00pm) Jasper Way is being billed ase a modern, ...

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Parents can have a big impact on learner drivers

learner driver parent

With changes to the driving test coming into force in December 2017, Stone parents are being reminded of their role to help make their children better, safer drivers. Allowing learner drivers to go on the motorway, a greater emphasis on hazard awareness and show me tell me questioning  are some of the changes being introduced to the driving test from ...

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