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Parents Reminded to Park Responsibly Outside Schools

Stone parents are being urged to put safety first by parking responsibly during drop-off and pick-up times as children return for a new school year. Any vehicle observed parked on yellow lines or in a restricted area could be issued with a penalty notice, if not observed picking up or dropping off a passenger. The Staffordshire County Council campaign is ...

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Get free digital versions of top magazines and books

Did you know that you can access a whole host of free magazines, eBooks and audio books through a partnership with Staffordshire Libraries? Staffordshire Libraries has teamed up with RB Digital and Libro to give Staffordshire library card holders access to digital versions of the top magazines, ebooks and audio books. There are 300+ magazines available including Woman’s Weekly, Amateur ...

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NatWest appoints Community Banker for Stone

Kym Jones

Ahead of the Stone Natwest branch closure in October Kym Jones has been appointed as NatWest Community Banker for the Staffordshire region In her new role Kym will be holding surgeries on a weekly basis in Trentham Methodist Church on Mondays from 10am to 1pm; Walton Community Centre on Tuesdays from 1pm to 3pm, and Stone Library  on Thursdays from ...

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Canal volunteers greet Stone travellers

Canal and River Trust Volunteers

On Saturday morning five Canal and River Trust volunteers, along with two CRT managers, spent the morning meeting and greeting the public of Stone as they walked or traveled along the canal towpath by Boatyard lock. The volunteers, who help maintain the canal and the locks, showed the many interested passers by the work that they do and what has ...

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Stone Revellers Proudly Present “Blue Stockings”

Stone Revellers, the only theatre group to present shows in Stone, are once again back with an interesting, witty and thoroughly entertaining play. It’s 1898 and the first women have arrived at University. Not that they’re allowed to graduate. This  tells the story of the battle for equality at a time when only men could benefit from education. Life and ...

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Volunteers Needed for Yarnfield Village Fete

This year’s Yarnfield Village Fete will take place on Saturday 16th September, and the organisers are looking for helpers to make the day go as smoothly as possible. Starting at 12pm on the Green, the fete will be opened by Crewe Academy up & coming star Adam Jasper. The theme for the fete is “A Day at the Races”, and ...

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Kickstarter Campaign for Stone Based Illustrator

A Kickstarter campaign has been started by first-time author Kathy Tallentire to fund the publishing of her illustrated children’s book, Nana Duck. The book has been illustrated by local artist Sarah Croker, and the campaign is aiming to raise £2,000 to print 1,000 copies of the story. Previously been involved in illustrating the double award-winning children’s book Miles & Mia, ...

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