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Intu Potteries Invites Applications for Project Based Donation

Intu Potteries team has invited local registered charities from Staffordshire and South Cheshire to apply for a project-based donation. The Intu locations are an integral part of communities, providing a place to meet, eat, drink, socialise and be entertained and like to engage with local charity and community organisations. They are committed to making a difference in the community. Their 2017 community engagement ...

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Group look to challenge Aston Lodge development plan

blackies lane

A group will be meeting at the Frank Jordan Centre (Christchurch Room) at 7:30pm on Monday 12th June to discuss the recently passed “affordable homes” application for land on Aston Lodge The planning application was put forward by landowners Fradley Estates. The planning application was passed at the end of May by Stafford Borough Council following the initial rejection of ...

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Stone Music Festival on Saturday 8th July 2017

Stone Music Festival

Stone Town Council have organised Stone Music Festival to be held in the Market Square in Stone this July At the moment we’re waiting for final details but so far the following have been announced: Stone Radio A showcase from The Young Musicians Collective The UKUNAUTS Ben Owen Benton Bridge The Tucano Samba Band Murphys Marbles The Vanz …more details ...

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Warmer Homes Service Renewed for Further Two Years

Stafford Borough Council’s affordable warmth service has recently been re-tendered for an additional two years. Stone residents can access free and impartial support to help lower their bills and improve the comfort within their homes. The WHS team help support residents in Fuel Poverty and those living in cold homes. WHS provides advice, offers home visits, signposts to additional services and ...

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Joule’s bid to return to Stone receives boost

Joule’s Brewery’s bid to return to Stone received a boost last week as parliamentary candidate Bill Cash visited a possible development site in the town centre. Bill met Joule’s MD Steve Nuttall and head of the Crown Wharf steering group, Rob Kenney at the Crown Wharf which is currently owned by the Canals and Rivers trust. The trust is currently ...

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Plea for Return of Accidentally Donated Jewellery

A charitable donation with unfortunate consequences has led to an appeal to return jewellery of great sentimental value. Sonia Alsbury donated an unwanted pair of shoes to a charity shop in Stone, believed to be the Children’s Society, forgetting that she’d previously used them as a safe place to hide two rings, an engagement ring and a garnet ring of very unusual ...

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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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