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Xtenda – “Family Builders”

Uncovered Treasure

Stone buliders Xtenda uncovered a great discovery this week and have shared their story: The whole team at Xtenda was thrilled and astounded this week after a truly profound treasure was uncovered in the roof space of a house that we are totally re-configuring on Valley Road, Stone. The property, owned by Andrew and Rosie Green, is a former bungalow ...

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Dawn Chorus Walk at Wolseley Centre

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is encouraging people to ditch the duvet, see the sun rise and hear the birds wake by experiencing one of Britain’s greatest wildlife spectacles The county’s largest nature conservation charity is holding a Dawn Chorus Walk event at its Wolseley Centre headquarters on Monday 1st May between 5am and 8am. Experts from the Trust will take people on ...

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Semi finals win for Alleynes Connexsus

Cora from Connexsus

Over 100 pupils from mid & north Staffordshire battled it out in the county semi-finals of this year’s Young Enterprise The programme, being co-ordinated by Staffordshire County Council helps young people develop their business and personal skills by creating their own company and products. Alleynes Academy team Connexsus  were winners from mid Staffordshire with their Smoothie Jigsaw to encourage children ...

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Have you herd how taxpayers’s cash is being saved?

Cows Moove In

A herd of cows are helping save taxpayers’ money by maintaining a nature spot near Stone Up to 10 rare breed Red Polls have just returned to heathland at Barlaston and Rough Close Common Local Nature Reserve. The scheme saves Stafford Borough Council money as it removes the need to pay for machinery to get the job done which would ...

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Mental health strategy aims to combat stigma

Mental Health Issues

Getting help early and combating the stigma that surrounds mental health is key to helping people with depression live healthy, productive lives Staffordshire’s mental health strategy aims to break down the stigma surrounding mental health, and support those who are experiencing problems. One in four people in the county will suffer from mental health problems during their lifetime. Because of ...

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Eggstra Special Easter Hunt in Stone this Sunday

Local people are invited to take part in an EGGstra special Easter Dino Egg Hunt around Stone this Easter Sunday. The hunt has been organised by the team at Flip Out trampoline park in Stone, who will publish a treasure map and clues on their facebook page at @FlipOutStoke on Easter Sunday morning, at 8am. The clues will lead members ...

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Online Tool to Help Encourage Staffordshire Mums to Breastfeed

More help and guidance to support breastfeeding is now available for new mums in Staffordshire. An interactive chatbot tool to help guide new mums through their first weeks of breastfeeding, Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend (BFF), has been launched by Public Health England (PHE). Accessed through Facebook messenger, the chatbot, which can be a, works as a live chat tool via one-to-one messaging and ...

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Community funding available for Staffordshire’s Armed Forces

Organisations from Stone and Staffordshire are being invited to apply for funding to help support their local Armed Forces communities. A new round of the £10 million annual fund available through the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Covenant Fund is now open until the end of 2017. The funding offers financial support to organisations and projects to help bring together ...

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New Roadwork Mobile App Launched

A new smart phone app which will alert Stone resident to roadworks and delays on their daily travelling routes The Roadzwork app has been developed locally to serve Staffordshire initially and is set to be rolled out wider. It has been designed to help road users avoid roadworks and other incidents on their local, regular routes by informing them before ...

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