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Rain failed to dampen procession celebration!

  St Dominic’s Priory School  has transferred ownership from the English Dominican Congregation to a new trust recently established by parents. The transfer was marked by a day of celebration on 26th May as pupils, parents, teachers, alumni and well-wishers joined headteacher Pat Adamson in a procession through Stone to the school. A ceremonial cutting of ribbon at the school ...

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Procession to mark new start at St Dom’s

A special procession will mark the transfer of St Dominic’s Priory School to a charitable trust on Thursday 26th May. The school will be marking the transfer with a procession from Market Square to the school in Station Road, where the gates will be officially opened. The school’s brass band will be taking centre stage. The Dominican Sisters in Stone ...

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Date set for school’s charitable trust shift

Parents from St Dominic’s Priory School have moved closer to the transfer of the school to a new charitable trust. A Parents’ Action Group formed when the school was threatened with closure have worked closely with lawyers to register the new trust and agree legal contracts with the current owners of the school, the English Dominican Congregation. A formal legal ...

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Joule’s memorabilia sees the light of day

There was an excellent exhibition of Joule’s memorabilia at the Crown Hotel on 2nd April. Here, Neil Butler, the acting chairman of the  Heart of Staffordshire Camra branch, writes about the exhibition... The idea of an exhibition of Joule’s memorabilia in Stone the birth place of the brewery was mooted some time ago. But as with so many things time passed, ...

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Music and food with May Manger a Trois!

  Stone Food and Drink Festival starts early this year – on Tuesday 3rd May in fact, when a special Manger a Trois evening is being held. Diners will enjoy a three-course meal with a twist – each course will be served in a different Stone eatery, with live music in each venue providing additional entertainment. With participating restaurants being ...

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Young Stone sports stars recognised

Young Stone athletes who are making the grade on the national stage have been recognised by Staffordshire County Council. Forty-two young athletes putting pride into Staffordshire attended a ceremony at Cannock Cricket and Hockey Club this week. They were presented with a cheque from Staffordshire County Council’s Young People’s Sports Performance Grant Scheme. All are members of their national governing ...

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Mobile mast bid for Christchurch Way

Vodafone and O2 want to build a new mast in Stone on Christchurch Way. The mobile phone giants have applied to Stafford Borough Council to build a 10m-high mast with six antannae, close to First Steps Day Nursery on the High Street. The location is opposite Christ Church, just to the east of 9 Radford Road. Nursery manager  Christine Payne ...

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John is sporting volunteer of the year

A dedicated member of the Stone and District Swimming Club has been named as sporting volunteer of the year at the first Volunteer Staffordshire Awards. More than 50 volunteers were at Chase Golf Club in Cannock on Saturday night, with nine volunteers, volunteer groups and volunteer professionals taking away a Volunteer Staffordshire Award, including John Shemilt from Stone. A fantastic ...

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Stone shops pass firework test

Shop owners in Stone who sell fireworks all ensured that proper age checks were carried out during a county council test purchase operation. Trading standards officers visited 60 shops before Bonfire Night across Staffordshire, including some in Stone, with volunteers under the age of 18 – the legal age to buy fireworks. Every shop tested ensured age checks were made ...

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