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Stone Residents – Stay Well During Cold Weather

Stay Well

People in Stone are reminded to take a few simple steps to help keep well during cold weather People are also urged to check on older family, friends and neighbours to make sure they are safe and well, particularly if they have any health conditions. People can seek advice from pharmacists if they are feeling unwell with coughs or colds. ...

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Stone residents warned about “fake” police

Staffordshire Police are warning residents, particularly the elderly, to be wary of a growing fraud in which criminals pose as police officers and ask their victims to take part in a fake undercover operation. Seventeen offences have been reported to Staffordshire Police with two losses totalling approximately £20,000. Four further reports were reported directly to Action Fraud but did not ...

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Breast screening service for Stone residents at Stafford’s County Hospital

Stone Breast Screening

From mid November onwards, a potentially lifesaving breast screening service is inviting all ladies from the Stone area who are aged between 47-70 years old  to a routine breast screening appointment at County Hospital, Stafford. Health Improvement Practitioner, Gina Newman is urging all ladies to attend for their appointments. She said “A six-minute appointment can potentially safe your life. Incidents ...

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Stone residents encouraged to Cycle to Work

Cycle to Work

Workers in Stone are being encouraged to leave the car at home and get on their bikes for their morning commute as part of national ‘Cycle to Work Day.’ The annual push on Wednesday 13 September is the national campaign that aims to promote the benefits of cycling to and from work. Cycle shops across the county are also joining ...

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Police Warn Stone Residents of Cold Caller Danger

This Festive season, residents are being reminded to be more aware of callers to the door with visitors being more frequent. Detective Sergeant James Byrne said: “Never trust anyone calling at the door without a prior appointment. Should you receive such a call, leave the door locked. The caller will hear you through the door when you ask them who ...

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HS2, what does it mean for the residents of Stone?

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Stone residents are being encouraged to find out more about how HS2 will affect them and the wider county HS2 Limited has organised information events to allow people to find out more about the project and about what it may mean for them and their local communities. Mark Winnington, Staffordshire County Council Cabinet Member for Economic Growth, said: “From the ...

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