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Open evening at Walton Priory Middle School

Walton Priory Middle School

Staff and pupils at Walton Priory Middle School will be welcoming prospective new parents and their children to an evening of free fun and activities on Thursday 22nd October between 7pm and 8.30pm. Have you ever made elephant toothpaste? Would you like to munch croissants in a French café? These are just two of the many exciting activities that children ...

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People in Stone thanked for roadworks patience

Meaford roadworls

Staffordshire County Council’s economy leader has thanked people in Stone for their patience as a new phase of the works for Meaford Business Park are about to get under way. From Monday 26th October, part of Newcastle Road will be closed to allow utilities to be laid. Bus services will be re-routed until the work ends on 18th December. Work ...

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Fresh hope for Stone Youth Centre future

Stone youth centre

The future of Stone Youth Centre as a community facility looks brighter with news that current users are looking to take it over from the county council. The groups and businesses that are currently using the centre are looking to form a community management committee to to ensure it remains open and accessible to the Stone community. The building, off Station Approach, has not been ...

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Stone’s 2015 Christmas lights switch-on

Jake Shakeshaft The Voice will.i.am

Click HERE to see photos from the 2015 Stone Christmas lights switch-on Keep an eye on our ‘Stone Christmas’ section for the latest news and events for the festive season. If you’re looking for a place for your Christmas party or meal, you’ll find lots of inspiration there. You can also see lots of festive events – and add your own ...

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M6 improvements may ease Stone congestion

We all know that whenever there’s a problem on the M6 near Stafford or Stoke, the A34 through Stone gets pretty snarled up as thousands of drivers use it as a diversion. So a new ‘smart’ motorway between junctions 13 and 15 as part of a £1.8 billion programme of investment for the West Midlands could be welcome news. The ...

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Smoking in cars ban comes into force

New laws making it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with anyone under 18 have been welcomed by Staffordshire County Council. Under the Smoke Free (Private Vehicles) Regulations 2015, it will be an offence to light up in any enclosed vehicle carrying people under 18. The law, which comes into force today, means anyone caught smoking in a car or other ...

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Coffee and cakes at the ready for Macmillan Cancer

Businesses and community groups in Stone are playing their part to raise lots of money for Macmillan Cancer Support during this year’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Smart Marketing Works and The Tile Association – who are both based at The Mount off Stafford Street (the big white building near the Walton roundabout) – are joining forces to welcome people to their ...

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