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Adult Social Care Receives Protective Investment

The Government announced earlier this year that extra funding would be available for local councils in recognition of the increasing pressures in caring for an increasing, ageing population. The £15 million grant available for Staffordshire will help ease the pressure on caring for a growing ageing population, and will be invested in a raft of measures to help protect social ...

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Free Stone town music event this Saturday!

Following the success of last year’s event, Stone Town Council are again organising a free music event in the town on Saturday, 8th July 2017 With the help of volunteer Tony Hollinshead a full programme of entertainment has been arranged between 11:00am and 9:00pm, including: The Young Musicians Showcase Ukunauts Ben Owen Benton Bridge Tucano Samba Band Murphy’s Marbles, and, ...

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Stone Radio on air tonight

Stone Radio

For the first time ever Stone Radio will be broadcasting live this evening Broadcasting from their “station at the station” (they’re based out of the Stone Railway Station building) Stone Radio Duo – Paul & Cliff will launch the stations first LIVE  broadcast tonight at 8pm. Cliff one of the Station Directors said “This is just a bit of a ...

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Discovery Network’s longest running series is coming to Staffordshire!

Salvage Hunters

Salvage Hunters, the popular Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, is looking for fantastic locations in Staffordshire to be part of the 11th series The show follows architectural salvage and antiques expert Drew Pritchard as he travels around the UK to prestigious, interesting, and historic places hunting out and buying quirky and unusual objects no longer wanted by their present ...

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Manor Hill’s New Head’s First Year

Manor Hill First School has undergone some exciting changes this year and pupils are ‘Inspired to learn, learning for life’, in it’s first academic year with Mrs Jess Roden as Headteacher. Manor Hill’s four core values, Collaboration, Creativity, Exploration and Resilience are at the heart of their teaching, and the children have many opportunities to demonstrate their love of learning ...

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Dorothy Clive Garden Host Mini Beast Adventure

Student entomologists from Harper Adams University, RSPB Midlands & Cranfield Forensic Institute are teaming up with the Dorothy Clive Garden to co-host a Mini Beast Adventure on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017, from 10am to 5.30pm, at the Dorothy Clive 12 acre woodland garden. Families, and other visitors, can take part in a ‘Mini Best Insect Trail’ around ...

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Temporary traffic lights cause traffic misery

Temporary Traffic Lights

Motorists this mornings suffered misery from a set of temporary traffic lights that were deployed on the Lichfield Road / Uttoxeter Road junction in St0ne Following the failure of the lights on Thursday 8th June 2017, Staffordshire County Council tried throughout the weekend to fix an issue which had left the lights unusable.  With the lights off in all 4 ...

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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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