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Summer Coffee Morning with a Twist at Wolseley Centre

Wolseley Garden Centre’s monthly coffee morning is taking a different theme in June to celebrate the start of summer. Friday, 2nd June between 12pm and 3pm will see a Summer Strawberries and Cream on the Lawn event, sponsored by Creative Copy and Colour and supported by Littywood Farm, on its Park Bank at the Wolseley Centre. The Strawberries and Cream event takes ...

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Hi-tech Half Term at Intu Potteries

This half term, families can head to intu Potteries for robot-inspired events and activities. Chosen by parents and children who were polled on how they most wanted to spend half term, the hi-tech theme will see a week of robot-building fun for children in Staffordshire and South Cheshire. The free daily events will also include free colouring fun, cookie decorating, robot ...

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Stone’s Rooftop Studios host auditions for new Performing Arts degree course

Brigton Arts

Youngsters who dream of a career on the stage or screen have an exceptional opportunity to take the next step as the Brighton Institute for Contemporary Theatre Training (BRICTT) brings its search for talent to Staffordshire On Sunday, 4th June Stone’s Rooftop Studios is hosting auditions for the institute’s new BA (Hons) course in Acting and Performance. The degree, accredited ...

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China trip up for grabs for Staffordshire students

Beaconwood College

Young people in Staffordshire can win the trip of a lifetime in a cultural exchange competition sponsored by Beaconwood College The international college – which opens next year at the Beaconside campus in Stafford – will be taking 12 Staffordshire students on a 10-day trip to China this October, where they will visit some of the country’s major cities and ...

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Wellbeing Fair at Stone Community Hub

Wellbeing Fair

Wellbeing Fairs taking place for Mental Health and Dementia awareness week One in four people every year are affected by mental health, with nine out of 10 people saying they have faced negative treatment. A series of events are set to take place this month (May) in Stafford Borough to mark National awareness weeks dedicated to mental health and dementia ...

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Volunteering in the spotlight at Stone Community Hub event

Charities and community groups in and around Stone who are looking for new volunteers have been urged to attend a special event in the town Stone Community Hub is hosting the event on Thursday 1st June, the first day of this year’s national Volunteers’ Week. Not-for-profit groups can showcase their organisation and promote volunteer vacancies. Members of the public who ...

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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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