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Stone Youth Centre Building Secured Long Term

Stone youth centre

There is good news coming out of Staffordshire County Council today as they agreed in principle to transfer the lease for the Stone Youth Centre to the Rising Brook Baptist Church. Rising Brook has confirmed that not only do they want current groups to stay at the building, it plans to expand its appeal and attract more users. Ian Parry, ...

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Stone Leisure Centre – Have your say

Stone Leisure Centre - Westbridge Park

Stafford Borough Council are asking residents for their views on the new multi-million pound leisure centre promised for Westbridge Park The above image has been released by Stafford Borough with a planning application for the scheme to be submitted next month. The centre would bring facilities under one-roof in Stone with a six lane 25 metre swimming pool alongside gym ...

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Stone Firefighter Receives Long Service Award

A Stone Firefighter was recognised by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service for his long service on February 28 2017, along with 13 others from the Staffordshire region. Firefighter James Williams, from Stone Community Fire station, received his medal from Vice Lord Lieutenant Graham Stow CBE DL, and certificate from Councillor Stephen Sweeney, Chairman of the Stoke-On-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority ...

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Stone Apprentice Recognised for National Apprentice Week

A Stone apprentice was one of 12 awarded for their outstanding contributions to business at this year’s Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Apprenticeship Recognition Awards. Nicole Bath, who is apprenticed at Woolcool, an innovative Stone business providing insulated packaging using sheep’s wool, was recognised at the awards as part of National Apprenticeship Week from 6 to 10 March. The awards gave apprentices, employers and learning ...

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Send in Your Mother’s Day Messages

Mums. They’re pretty amazing. Superheroes without capes with magic powers in knowing everything, and being able to find anything! It’s not lost till Mum can’t find it! So this Mothers Day, its time to show Mum’s just how fantastic they are! Send in your messages, starting with “I love you Mum…..” and completing the sentence in 10 words or less, ...

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Action Group Appeals for Barn Owl Sightings

An appeal for members of the public  has been issued from a barn owl action group to send in their sightings of the stunning bird of prey. Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Barn Owl Action Group (BOAG) is asking people to get in touch with them if they see one across Staffordshire. They are especially keen to hear from people who spot a barn ...

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World’s Biggest Reiki Share comes to Yarnfield

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The UK Reiki Federation are hosting their Annual AGM & Festival at Yarnfield Park, near Stone, on Saturday 1st April 2017 Included in the day will be the ‘World’s Biggest Reiki Share’ in which anyone who works with Reiki can join in either physically between 2.30pm and 3.30pm or via distance healing. You can send in photo’s if you work ...

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St John’s Methodist/URC Church is on the move!

In August 2012 St John’s church closed their doors on Granville Terrace and moved its Sunday Services to Walton Priory Middle School, from April 2017 they will be making another move The move from Granville Terrace, although difficult, had some unexpected and encouraging outcomes for the church including the involvement in a number of activities within the community. Last year, ...

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Stone’s oldest pub to close for a refurbishment

Stone’s oldest pub, the Red Lion, will be closing its High Street doors as they call last orders on Sunday 19th March to allow for a refurbishment inside and out The refurbishment will create a new secluded beer garden at the rear of the pub, which will extend all the way back out to the bypass. Inside sees a full ...

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Call for community equipment to be returned

Stone residents, and those of the wider county, are being urged to return any community equipment that they no longer need as part of a new campaign. Last year over 97,000 items of community equipment were loaned to people and while most items are returned and reused, around 20,000 remain out in the community. Now, this latest campaign is encouraging ...

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