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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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Half-term fun at Alleyne’s Sports Centre

Children can enjoy a wide range of fun activities at Alleyne’s Sports Centre this February half-term (Monday 21st  to Friday 25th February) with Stafford Borough Council’s Get Out! programme. Youngsters can enjoy swimming, sports, games and Wii challenges with full or half-day Active-8 sessions at Alleyne’s Sports Centre off Oulton Road, or have a go at walking on water in ...

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Half-term panto with Stone Little Theatre

Stone Little Theatre will be presenting their New Year pantomime Jack And The Beanstalk at Walton Priory Middle School from Wednesday 23rd to Saturday 26th February. Following the closure of the Bibby Sports & Social Club in March 2009, the future of the theatre group looked uncertain but Walton Priory Middle School came to the rescue and the group’s 31st ...

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Introducing First Stone Beaver Scouts!

Beaver scouts are boys and girls aged six to eight. We meet at the old pumping station, Westbridge Park, on a Monday night for an hour of fun! We have a new assistant Leader and together we have put toegther a wide range of amazing activities for this term – lots of challenges and events that will earn the Beaver scouts ...

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West End star to give performance top tips

A top West End star will be giving youngsters in Stone some top performing tips at special Wicked workshops on Saturday 19th February. Ashleigh Grey, whose numerous musical roles have included a spell in ‘Wicked’ at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, when she played Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West, will lead the workshops at Stone’s Rooftop Studios. Ashleigh will ...

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Decade in the spotlight at town pub

People in Stone who want to find out more about the 1950s can learn about the decade’s novels, poetry and art at The Talbot pub. The classes are called ‘The 1950s: You Never Had It So Good?’ and will focus on the novels, poetry and art to gain an understanding of the decade. There are 10 weekly classes, from 10am ...

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Six-a-side teams needed for new league

Six-a-side football teams are needed for a new league that starts in Stone in February. The league will take place at Alleyne’s Sports Centre’s outdoor Astroturf pitches off Oulton Road on Monday evenings. Games are 40 minutes with FA-qualified referees. Players must be 16 and over, with match fees costing £28 per team per week. Call 07799 217987 for more ...

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Meet officers at police community meeting

Officers from Stone police will be in Stonefield Park on Sunday 23rd January to meet residents and to talk about their issues and concerns. Officers will be in the bowling club hut from 11am in the park in Field Terrace. It’s an ideal opportunity to get to know our local officers from the Stone Urban Neighbourhood Policing Unit.

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Winter health walks under way

People in Stone who want to take some gentle exercise as the first step to a healthier lifestyle are being invited to join free health walks in the town. Stone Health Walks take place every Tuesday in January, February and March. Walkers should meet at the canoe club headquarters on Westbridge Park at 10.50am and there’s a choice of two ...

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Brillante! Sign up to free Spanish class

Was one of your New Year resolutions to learn a new language? Why not take advantage of a free Spanish taster class being held in the town on Wednesday 19th January? The session is being run by linguist Tim Smith – who runs Speakfluent Spanish & French – at 7.30pm at the Frank Jordan Community Centre in Lichfield Street. Tim will ...

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