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World of Wedgwood ready to welcome Dougie Mac 5k

Dougie Mac 5k

This year’s Dougie Mac 5k event takes place on Sunday 17th April, the first in the charity’s 2016 running calendar. Incorporating a 5k chip timed race for Dougie Mac supporters wishing to gain a professional race time, a 5k fun run and also a 5k walk, the event has been organised to suit all levels of fitness. Participants will start and finish ...

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The Star is shining bright again!

The new owners of The Star in Stone are launching a brand new menu on Friday 1st April, the latest stage of their ambitious plans for the canalside pub. Becky and Dom Plant have been at The Star since October last year and have spent the last few months giving it some serious TLC, inside and out, as well as putting ...

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Ian steps out with his stunning images of Stone


If you’re one of the 8,000+ people who follow A Little Bit of Stone on Facebook, no doubt you’ve seen some of local photographer Ian Prescott’s stunning pictures. He documents the town and surrounding area with real skill and an eye for the unusual and the truly beautiful. His images are always really popular on our Facebook page, that’s for sure. ...

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Back to the 60s with A Bad Penny at Oulton Village Hall

It’s 1964 and the sleepy village of Nether Claybourne (not unlike Oulton) is about to experience its first major change for 50 years. This comes initially in the guise of a modern-thinking vicar, Rev Martin Braithwaite, who embraces the burgeoning youth culture of the 1960s. Then Micky Greenaway, the manager of up-and-coming pop group The Bad Pennies takes on the lease ...

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Easter Weekend: 25th to 28th March

It’s the Easter weekend, the clocks go forward at 1am on Sunday – spring is here! Here’s our pick of what’s going on in and around Stone from Good Friday to Easter Monday:   Charity duck race at The Star! Head for The Star on Easter Monday for a race with a difference! Sponsor a duck for £2 to be ...

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Big Easter celebrations at World of Wedgwood

World of Wedgwood

Chocadooby! With a huge Easter egg up for grabs, and lots of special activities lined up, Barlaston’s World of Wedgwood will be providing big fun for families this Easter holiday from 25th March right through to 15th April. Up to Sunday 27th March, visitors will be invited to guess the weight of a giant chocolate egg – whoever guesses the ...

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Grand opening of Priory Road Community Allotment


After 12 months of toil, Stafford and Rural Homes would like to invite everyone to the grand opening of the Priory Road Community Allotment in Stone. The opening is taking place on Thursday 31st March from 12pm to 2pm. Stone’s mayor is doing the official opening and there will be packed afternoon of fun activities. There will be the opportunity to witness the fantastic ...

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