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Stone childminder secures Bizmums funding

Stephs Childminding

A local Stone childminder has been granted funding from the Bizmums social enterprise Stephanie has been a member of Bizmums for 4 years and has gained funding from the Bizfund to access further training to directly impact the lives of the children she cares for. Bizmums is a social enterprise who offer face to face and on-line networking for mums ...

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Stone Youth Centre Building Secured Long Term

Stone youth centre

There is good news coming out of Staffordshire County Council today as they agreed in principle to transfer the lease for the Stone Youth Centre to the Rising Brook Baptist Church. Rising Brook has confirmed that not only do they want current groups to stay at the building, it plans to expand its appeal and attract more users. Ian Parry, ...

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Pasta Di Piazza sets out Stone expansion plans

Stone Pasta Di Piazza Staff

High Street Italian restaurant, Pasta Di Piazza Italiana, is planning to expand both its Stone and Newcastle restaurants Both expansion projects are still in the early stages with planning approvals pending. It is hoped work can begin on the Newcastle High Street site as soon as possible, followed by work at the Stone restaurant. The expansion work will be carried out ...

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Security Update for Eccleshall F.C. Thanks to Community Grant

An Eccleshall based football club has been able to install new security features thanks to a grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s People Power Fund. Following a number of break-ins at the club grounds resulting in the theft of maintenance equipment and gas bottles, Eccleshall Football Club were awarded £1,650 to install CCTV cameras and an alarm system. The new security ...

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Job Ref: CLCOC070317 Job Title: Receptionist/Administrator Location: Stoke-on-Trent Job Type: Fulltime/Temporary Hourly Rate: £8.50 Start Date: Immediate Start Do you have a passion for delivering the highest standards of administration and customer service? We’re recruiting for a Receptionist/Administrator to join our client in Stoke-on-Trent who are a long established and well regarded business support service.  They specialise in delivering a ...

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Get your skis on at Flip Out Stoke

  Staffordshire skiing & snowboarding enthusiasts are invited to flip out at a special monthly meet-up at Flip Out Stoke trampoline park. The next Staffordshire Ski & Snowboard night will take place on Thursday 23 February, for 2 hours from 7pm to 9pm for £12.50, at its Opal Way arena at Flip Out’s Stone arena.   The event gives enthusiasts the chance to ...

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Sarah dials S for Success

Sarah White, who runs Stone based M-Viron, has dialled up success in a prestigious regional business competition. If you’ve ever met Sarah before you’ll be aware of her entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm, this has been the driving force that Sarah has put in to grow M-Viron and also to help dozens of other local people on the road to business ...

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Revellers Reveal Their New Production

Stone Revellers have been in the headlines in the last week due to their involvement in a proposed new theatre space at the Crown Wharf in Stone.  Click Here for Full Story Today the news is about Triple-Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World which is coming to Stone in March! Songs for a New World ...

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Food and Drink Festival under threat from park development

Westbridge Park

Last week we reported about the positive impact that the Stone Food and Drink festival has on the town (read here) but news from the festival organisers today paints a worrying picture for the event in 2017 and beyond. With the approval by Stafford Borough Council on the re-development of Westbridge Park, which the local town council had rejected, the ...

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Stone Soapbox Derby….the second coming

Following on from the storming success of the inaugural Soapbox Derby in Stone last year you’ll be pleased to hear that the event is back once again this year! Taking place on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2017 this year’s race sees a range of enhancement and tweaks to make the 2017 a better event all round. Stone Festival Organiser ...

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