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Meeting called over latest Walton homes plan

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  Local residents are holding a meeting on Wednesday 1st April on the number of new housing developments in Walton. The meeting will be held on the lounge of The Lamb pub at 7.30pm and has been organised by Phil Ruscoe and Jim Hanvey. David Wilson Homes has submitted a planning application to Stafford Borough Council for a proposed residential development ...

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A34 gap closure put on hold

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Staffordshire County Council has put the closure of the A34 gap by Whitemill Lane on hold after a campaign by local people – and says it wants to hear residents’ views on what should be done to improve road safety there. Campaigners said closing the junction opposite the fire station would cause extra traffic on Manor Rise and the flat-roof estate, ...

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Bill Cash hits out at A34 gap closure

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Stone MP Sir Bill Cash has objected to Staffordshire County Council’s recent decision to close the gap on the A34 between the new fire station and Whitemill Lane. A public meeting was held on Friday 13th March, with a second being held tonight (18th March) at Walton Community Centre, as scores of local people hit out at the decision. Work ...

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Second public meeting on A34 gap closure

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Another public meeting is being held on the county council’s decision to close the gap on the A34 between the new fire station and Whitemill Lane. The second meeting will be held on Wednesday 18th March at Walton Community Centre (Presidents Hall) at 8.30pm. It follows a meeting that was held on Friday night. Independent town and borough councillor Jill Hood said: ...

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Brownies made sure Stone was blooming beautiful!

Whisper it quietly, but it seems that spring may finally be here, and thoughts are turning to gardens and the blooming colours of spring and summer. DAVID LEECH looks back at the creation of a beautiful garden in the town last year by local brownies for Stone in Bloom – and how they overcame the theft of two of the ...

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Another cabbie fined for illegal fare in Stone

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Another cabbie from Stoke-on-Trent has been fined more than £500 after plying for trade illegally in Stone. Abid Mohammed Ali, aged 27, was stopped after a joint operation between police and Stafford Borough Council to crack down on rogue minicabs. Stafford magistrates were told Ali agreed to take a council officer and a plain clothed police officer to a local pub ...

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Fire service consultation event on changes for Stone – 10th March

Stone residents can find out more about proposed changes from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, including the loss of a fire engine at the town’s station, at a consultation event on Tuesday 10th March. The drop-in session, which is part of a 12-week Community Safety Options consultation, will start at 5pm on Tuesday 10th March at the Stone House Hotel and runs till ...

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Firefighter Brian to retire after 40 years

A firefighter from Stone is set to retire after nearly 40 years of keeping the community safe. Crew manager Brian Keay joined the Service in June 1975 and was initially based at Eccleshall, where he worked for 22 years. He then moved to Stone, where he has spent the past 18 years protecting local residents. Brian, aged 64, said he had witnessed many changes ...

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