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New Food & Drink festival Comes to Market Drayton

Market Drayton will play host to a brand new food and drink festival celebrating the culinary, heritage and historical links of spices, food and gingerbread. The brand new Festival, taking place from Wednesday 27th September to Saturday 30th September 2017 has been backed by the Market Drayton Town Council. It has been sponsored by local businesses such as Image on ...

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Local Park Wins Second Green Flag Award

Stonefield Park

Stonefield Park in Stone has won the prestigious Green Flag award for the second time, along with two other Stafford Borough Council venues. The Green Flag awards – given to the best open spaces in the country – were also scooped by Victoria Park in Stafford for the 11th consecutive year, and Stafford Crematorium, on the town’s Tixall Road, has ...

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Stone Town Centre Development Stratergy

The Stone Tourism & Town Promotion Sub-Committee meets this evening at the Stone Town Council meeting. Committee Chairman, Councillor Ian Fordham will be presenting a paper for the committee to consider with regards to a “Stone Town Centre Development Strategy” The paper details are: 1 CONTEXT UK Town Centres face significant challenges as a result of economic uncertainty and changing ...

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Ancient High House Hosts “Food Through the Ages”

The Ancient High House in Stafford is hosting a “Food Through the Ages” event, to learn about food and dining in the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Victorian periods. On Saturday 24th June from 10am to 4pm, the costumed characters will introduce visitors to tastes of foods from times gone by from, along with children’s workshops, table displays, demonstrations, and a ‘horrible ...

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“Great Exhibition” at Middleport Pottery

An exhibition currently scheduled to run until July 2, which went on show in Stoke-on-Trent over the late May Bank Holiday, features a host of very familiar ceramic creations. Nam’s Japanese bowls, Clover’s Russian dolls and winner, Ryan’s hand-built turtle toilet are just some of the items that have helped to ‘dress’ a very special room never previously open to ...

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Bill Cash – Conservative Party – Election Pitch

Bill Cash

We asked all 5 of the parliamentary candidates for Stone to send us their 2017 General Election Pitches Since 1984, I have had the honour of serving as a Staffordshire MP and since 1997 as MP for Stone. I have always fought to protect my constituents – young and elderly, town and country, businesses and farmers and professional people, winning ...

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Churnet Valley on the way to Fundraising Success

The Churnet Valley Railway’s bid to raise £75,000 in just 3 months has made a flying start with just over half of the funds raised in a little under 3 weeks! The funds are being raised in order to complete the purchase of Cheddleton Station. The Victorian building at Cheddleton has been home to the preservationists since 1974, and the money ...

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UK Police Memorial set to be built in Staffordshire

UK Police Memorial

Today saw the national launch of the fund raising campaign for the new UK Police Memorial to recognise the courage and sacrifice of the thousands of members of the UK police service who gave their lives to serve and protect our communities. Staffordshire Police are very proud to be police force responsible ensuring the safety of the National Memorial Arboretum ...

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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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Council backs Crown Wharf Development Plans

Crown Wharf

Today Stone Town Council has revealed details of an exciting development that is being proposed for Crown Wharf, Stone. Stone Town Council has been approached by Joules Brewery and Stone Revellers members Leo Capernaros and Harri Bailey for their support with a project which would see the Brewery: Restore Wharfingers Cottage for use as a restaurant/coffee shop Create a Joules ...

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