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Stone friends of Sanctus


On 5th April a group of people from the Stone area met at St. Dominic’s social centre to hear from two guest speakers from the Sanctus St. Mark’s project, which is based in Stoke on Trent. Sanctus is a support group for refugees and those seeking asylum in the UK. The initial meeting gave a lot of information about the ...

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New Headteacher starts at Christ Church First School

Mrs Sherratt

The pupils, staff and governing body at Christ Church First School have this week welcomed the permanent appointment of a new Headteacher to the school Mrs. Tiffany Sherratt has been appointed as the new Headteacher of Christ Church First School (CCFS), located on Northesk Street in Stone, and officially started in the position on the 24th April 2017, when the summer ...

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Xtenda – “Family Builders”

Uncovered Treasure

Stone buliders Xtenda uncovered a great discovery this week and have shared their story: The whole team at Xtenda was thrilled and astounded this week after a truly profound treasure was uncovered in the roof space of a house that we are totally re-configuring on Valley Road, Stone. The property, owned by Andrew and Rosie Green, is a former bungalow ...

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Dawn Chorus Walk at Wolseley Centre

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is encouraging people to ditch the duvet, see the sun rise and hear the birds wake by experiencing one of Britain’s greatest wildlife spectacles The county’s largest nature conservation charity is holding a Dawn Chorus Walk event at its Wolseley Centre headquarters on Monday 1st May between 5am and 8am. Experts from the Trust will take people on ...

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Semi finals win for Alleynes Connexsus

Cora from Connexsus

Over 100 pupils from mid & north Staffordshire battled it out in the county semi-finals of this year’s Young Enterprise The programme, being co-ordinated by Staffordshire County Council helps young people develop their business and personal skills by creating their own company and products. Alleynes Academy team Connexsus  were winners from mid Staffordshire with their Smoothie Jigsaw to encourage children ...

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Have you herd how taxpayers’s cash is being saved?

Cows Moove In

A herd of cows are helping save taxpayers’ money by maintaining a nature spot near Stone Up to 10 rare breed Red Polls have just returned to heathland at Barlaston and Rough Close Common Local Nature Reserve. The scheme saves Stafford Borough Council money as it removes the need to pay for machinery to get the job done which would ...

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Mental health strategy aims to combat stigma

Mental Health Issues

Getting help early and combating the stigma that surrounds mental health is key to helping people with depression live healthy, productive lives Staffordshire’s mental health strategy aims to break down the stigma surrounding mental health, and support those who are experiencing problems. One in four people in the county will suffer from mental health problems during their lifetime. Because of ...

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Eggstra Special Easter Hunt in Stone this Sunday

Local people are invited to take part in an EGGstra special Easter Dino Egg Hunt around Stone this Easter Sunday. The hunt has been organised by the team at Flip Out trampoline park in Stone, who will publish a treasure map and clues on their facebook page at @FlipOutStoke on Easter Sunday morning, at 8am. The clues will lead members ...

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