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Aston Marina wedding venue showcase

Aston Marina's Boat House

Couples looking for the perfect setting for their big day should plan a visit to Aston Marina’s wedding showcase event on Sunday, 15th October. Taking place from 11am – 3pm the free event is open to all, and will allow couples to explore the waterside venue whilst meeting some of the marina’s recommended suppliers who’ll also be in attendance. From ...

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Stone Guides Camp Out at Kibblestone

Kibblestone Scout Camp, in Oulton, Stone, played host to the Guides from Stone Outward Division for a weekend of fun, adventure and learning. In line with the theme of the weekend; Traditions of Guiding, the girls learnt semaphore, pioneering, tracking and heaps more! Guide Units from Aston, Barlaston, Oulton, Tittensor and Yarnfield attended the camp. Barb was amazing in the ...

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Stone library takes part in National Library Week

library book

People in Stone are being urged to visit their local library and join the celebrations as part of National Libraries Week  The annual campaign, from 9 to 14 October, is a chance for people to discover the huge range of creative, innovative and diverse things they can do at their local library.  This year’s theme and message is simply ‘discover ...

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Mind Workshops for World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day on October 10 is being marked by North Staffs Mind offering staff workshops and counselling sessions to businesses across Staffordshire. Working Minds, part of North Staffs Mind, is offering a range of support options for businesses and their employees with this year’s theme as Workplace Wellbeing. Around 40 per cent of work days lost in the ...

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2017 Heritage Day at Stone Church

St. Michael and St. Wulfad’s church are holding a Heritage Day on Saturday 7th October 2017 The evemt will run from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m and visitors will be able to see the 12th century Priory Matrix, the Kempe Windows, go inside the Jervis Mausoleum and learn about the history of the church. A highlight of the day is ...

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Stone Community Hub Dual Initiative for the Elderly & Vulnerable

Stone Community Hub has two new initiatives this autumn; The Boredom Buster, and Hub Grub! Hub Grub, funded by a £1,500 grant from the Santander Foundation, will provide a hot, healthy meal for those who are struggling due to financial hardship or lack of knowledge/confidence in cooking. The meals will be available on Mondays from 12.30pm to 1.30pm from the 2nd October. No ...

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National Get Online Week at Stone Library

Volunteer Doug

Stone residents are being encouraged to join the digital world and get online for the first time at their local library. National Get Online Week started on 2 October and this year’s campaign is asking people to use the internet to do just one thing they would normally do in a shop or bank, in a doctor’s or chemist, or ...

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HOPEWalk in memory of Josh

Josh

Sara Buckley has been in contact about a HOPEWalk in memory of her son Josh: On Tuesday October 25th 2016, we lost our lovely, kind, and thoughtful son Josh. He had been struggling with depression and took his own life whilst we were trying but struggling to get him the support he needed and deserved. We have been overwhelmed with ...

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Heroes by Patricia Boulton

war

This poem was submitted by Patricia Boulton and it’s called Heroes.  If you’d like to submit a story, or some other submission, for us to consider then please use our contact us form World War One. We did it at school. The soldiers were brave and old fashioned and distant. The grainy pictures show a host of strangers, now angels. ...

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