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Review: Cinderella..ella…ella….’ey ‘ey

Cinderella

It’s pantomime season! That very British Christmas tradition is back and so we headed over to Hanley’s Regent Theatre to see this years Panto, Cinderella. As panto is very much an audience participation and aimed at all age ranges there’s a real relaxed and exciting atmosphere as you arrive.  Children with mums, dads and grandparents fill the lobby waiting excitedly ...

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Late Night Shopping Event a Great Success

Stone Traders Late Night Market

Well it’s been 24 hours since the Christmas shopping event in the town centre and first and foremost I’d personally like to pay massive respect to the independent traders of Stone who banded together, put their hands deeper in to their pockets (both in terms of time and money) and put on an event to showcase what they have available ...

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Don’t be alone this boxing day, head to the hub

Stone Community Hub are once again opening their doors on the 26th December, Boxing Day, to provide food, entertainment and conversation to anyone on their own this Christmas. Christmas can be a lonely time for people who are on their own so if you know someone who normally spends Chrismas on their own do let them know about this free ...

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Drivers Warned of Rural Road Dangers

Drivers are being urged to take care whilst driving on the region’s rural roads in a campaign supported by the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership. As a rural county, Staffordshire has a large number of smaller country roads, though they continue to be some of the safest in the country. The message “break before the bend, not on it”, is being ...

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Stone Rotary Club Smashes Target!

Stone Rotary Club’s 20th Annual street collection was a roaring success, bringing the total collected over the years past the £50,000 target they hoped for! A couple of weeks ago, ALBOS kindly announced Stone Rotary Club’s 20th annual street collection for Children in Need – and their hope that they could bring the total collected past the £50,000 mark. The ...

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Review: Sunny Afternoon in Hanley

  Chances are you know a song by The Kinks. If you’re anything like me, then you don’t know you know it, but you do. These days they’re one of those bands whose songs are more famous than they are; Sunny Afternoon, You Really Got Me, Lola, and so many more. So the current showing at the Regent Theatre, Hanley ...

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Are you fishing for a new outdoor hobby?

fishing

FANCY SOME TRADITIONAL FISHING? Stone based Bibby’s Angling Club Have room for some more members…………..the Club has a superb package of venues will suited to traditional and pole anglers plus those with a competitive streak! Bibby’s AC has two miles of the Upper River Trent at Great Haywood and if you are wondering where all the Upper Trent chub have ...

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Art exhibition comes to Stone Library this December

A new exhibition of Original Artwork by Eleanor and John Cathcart will take place in Stone Library from Thursday 1st December through until Saturday the 31st December. The exhibition will feature a selection of artwork in Watercolours and Oils. Their work is influenced by the changing moods of nature and they often work outdoors to capture the effect of atmosphere ...

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Stone student heads to India to help others

Giselle Ayoub

Where are you heading for your 2017 summer holiday? Giselle Ayoub is a 17 year old sixth form student from Stone who’s currently studying at St Joseph’s College.  While others may be enjoying beach holidays in 2017 Giselle will be travelling to India to take part in Lasallian Developing World Projects. Spending 5 weeks of her summer holiday, Giselle will ...

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