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First aid classes with Stone St John Ambulance

Can you be the difference between life and death? Would you like to learn some life-saving first aid skills? Stone St John Ambulance are holding first aid drop-in sessions every Thursday in March at the Frank Jordan Community Centre in Lichfield Street, between 8pm and 9pm. The sessions are open to people of all ages. The group also has spaces ...

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Introducing Transition Stone!

We are a community group preparing for a future with less oil and a changing climate, working together to create a more resilient future together. Through positive, community based projects Transition Stone aims to make Stone a better place to live, work and play. Everyone is welcome to get involved! Transition Stone became an Official Transition Initiative in December 2010, ...

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Mozart’s Requiem for Stone Choral Society

Stone Choral Society will be performing one of the most enigmatic pieces of music ever written when they perform Mozart’s Requiem at Christ Church in April. It was left unfinished by the composer at his death in 1791. Myths and controversies surround it, especially around how much of the piece was completed by Mozart before his death. The society will ...

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Get litter picking in Walton!

Keep Stone Tidy’s first litter pick of the year takes place on Saturday 26th February – and all Stone residents are invited to get involved and help to keep the town spick and span. The liter-pick will start at 10am and last for about two hours. The focus of the first litter-pick of the year is Walton, with the subway ...

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Young Enterprise Trade Fair in Market Square

Local schools who have entered teams in the 2010/11 Stafford and Stone Young Enterprise programme are holding a trade fair in Market Square on Saturday 5th March. The Trade Fair, one of the highlights of the annual YE programme, will see Market Square, outside the library, become a hive of activity as each of the companies set up their stands ...

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Stone Festival launches search for Top Talent

The organisers of Stone Festival are looking for local people to enter this year’s Top Talent Event. Singers, dancers, jugglers, magicians, comedians, bands, choirs… anyone can enter! Auditions will be held on Sunday 15th May, with winners performing on Carnival Day at Westbridge Park on Saturday 11th June. Entry forms are available from Home & Colour on the High Street, ...

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Student firefighter club for half term

Youngsters in Stone can learn more about being a firefighter at a special club for student firefighters in the February half-term week. Young people between 12 and 18 can join in the fun from Monday 21st to Thursday 24th at Stone fire station, at The Fillybrooks, from 9am to 4pm each day – and it won’t cost parents a penny. ...

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Razors at the ready – Sweeney Todd’s in town!

Stone Revellers will be hoping for some razor-sharp performances in April as the theatre group present Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The Stephen Sondheim musical is being staged by the Revellers at St Michael’s Hall, Lichfield Street, between Wednesday 13th and Saturday 16th April. Tickets cost £9 (£8 concessions) and are available from the Home and Colour ...

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Valentine’s craft fair for breast cancer charity

A Valentine’s craft fair will be held at Stone station community building on Saturday 12th February to raise money for breast cancer research. The craft fair – which is being organised by Stone Chiropractic (The Fillybrooks) and Chantillys (High Street) – runs between 11am and 2pm. Entry costs £3, which includes a cup of tea and a slice of cake! ...

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First Responders to hold fundraising ball

Stone Community First Responders are holding a charity ball to raise funds for their vital work in the town. The ball is being held at the Stone House Hotel in Stafford Road on Saturday 9th April between 7pm and 1am. Tickets cost £30 and include a three-course dinner and disco. The responders – who are all volunteers – really do ...

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