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Fancy helping to plant 450 trees!?

Stone in Bloom celebrate National Tree Planting Day on Saturday 26th March by planting 450 trees at three locations across the town – and you’re invited to help out! Stone in Bloom volunteers and helpers are meeting on the Common Plott off Old Road – at the Plott House – at 10.30am. Next stop is the Crown Meadow, before the ...

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Special spring funfair this week!

Stone Festival is starting a little earlier this year – this week in fact, with a special spring funfair at Westbridge Park. The funfair will be in the park from Thursday 24th March through to Sunday 27th March and will feature many of the town’s favourite rides. Organised by the Warwick family on behalf of Stone Festival it promises to ...

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Open day at Little Stoke Bowling Club

People of all ages have been invited to try out Crown green bowls at Little Stoke Bowling Club’s open day on Sunday 10th April. The club, off Uttoxeter Road in Stone, will be open between 11am and 4pm on the day. No special equipment is required, just flat shoes! Experienced bowlers and coaches will be available to show visitors the ...

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Children can go Overboard! at holiday club

Christ Church is holding an Easter holiday club for children in Stone. Man Overboard! – based on the book of Jonah – is being held at the Christ Church Centre from Tuesday 12th to Friday 15th April between 1.30pm to 3.30pm. The cost is just £1 per child per session. The holiday club is designed for children between five and ...

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New arts and crafts fair for the Crown

The Crown Hotel will be holding an arts and crafts fair on the first Saturday of every month, starting on 2nd April. The fair will be held in the ballroom, with a 6ft stall costing £25. Set-up starts at 7am and the fair will be open between 8.30am and 3pm. Call Kath Billington on 01785 813535 if you’d like to ...

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Litter pickers focus on Whitebridge estate

Keep Stone Tidy will be litter picking the Whitebridge estate and surrounding areas on Saturday 26th March. The litter pick will start at 1oam from the children’s play area at the centre of the estate and will last for around two hours. Everyone is welcome to get involved! Volunteers will be focusing on the estate, canal, Newcastle Road and bottom ...

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Landscapes in the spotlight in new exhibition

Two local artists exhibit their work in the Radford Gallery’s latest exhibition from Saturday 19th March. Works by Rita Banks and Hilary Jefferies will be on show at the gallery and art shop in Radford Street until Saturday 2nd April. Both artists work in acrylics or mixed media and landscapes feature heavily in their work. Hilary concentrates on trees and ...

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Second Saturday Swap Shop on the way!

Members of Transition Stone are holding their second Saturday Swap Shop in the town on Saturday 26th March. The Swap Till You Drop event is being held at St Dominic’s Social Centre between 10am and 2pm, when you can take along unwanted items and exchange them for items you do want. Apart from electrical items, underwear and earrings, everything can be ...

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Kibblestone Scout Camp open day

Kibblestone International Scout Camp in Oulton is holding an open day on Sunday 13th March. Visitors will be able to walk around the 240-acre grounds off Oulton Road and see first-hand the great facilities at the site between 2pm and 5pm. Admission, parking and refreshments at the open day are all free. For more information, call 01785 813 407 or click here.

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