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More Westbridge consultation on the way?

Westbridge Park

The report on Stafford Borough Council’s leisure consultation in Stone earlier this year calls for more consultation, the creation of a liaison group to “engage constructively” with the council and a fresh study on the need for a new supermarket/foodstore in the town. The council released the 79-page consultation report from consultants Beattie Communications today on its plans for new ...

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New directors for food and drink festival

As the Stone Food & Drink Festival approaches its ninth annual event, two new additions to the board of directors have been announced. Stone residents Robert Ball and Mick Powell join fellow directors Richard Stevens, Antony Lucas, Adam Jones, Tim O’Malley and John Follwell in the management of the community interest company (CIC). The appointments reflect the ongoing growth of ...

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Warning over cashpoint criminals

Stone residents have been warned to take extra care when using cashpoints in the town following incidents at the machines outside Morrisons. The warning came from new Stone PC Daniel Ferguson, who updated Stone Town Council on Tuesday night (14th May) about crime issues in the town. He said that police believe a group of “Eastern Europeans” (the meeting was ...

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Canal volunteers join dog fouling crackdown

A crackdown on dog fouling has gained extra support from local volunteers in Stone. Volunteer lock keepers for the Canal and River Trust will be handing out doggy bags to residents walking their dogs along the canal in a bid to clamp down on the environmental crime. Stafford Borough Council has also provided the volunteers with banners and ‘A’ boards ...

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Road closed for blocked sewer repairs

Oulton Road will be closed near the old Vine pub site for the next seven to 10 days as Severn Trent works to repair a sewage pipe that got blocked with concrete. People living in Oulton Road and Oulton Mews have had sewage running down the roads near their houses on and off since Friday (3rd May). Severn Trent has ...

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County elections: Stone Rural candidates

We’ll go to the polls on Thursday 2nd May to elect a councillor to Staffordshire County Council for the Stone Urban and Stone Rural wards. Here are the candidates’ appeals for your vote for the Stone Rural ward. Polling stations are open between 7am and 10pm. Lloyd Brown (Labour) I am delighted to have been selected as the Labour Party ...

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Catherine to help build a school in Morocco

For two weeks this summer Catherine Godon, a former pupil at St Dominic’s Priory School and Deputy Head Girl, will be working for a charity called Child Reach International in Morocco. Recent laws allow all children to have an education. However, there are not enough schools, and so along with around 10 other volunteers she will be building a school ...

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Make sure you can vote on May 2nd

Residents in Stone are being urged not to miss out on the chance to vote in next month’s elections. Voters will be going to the polls on Thursday 2nd May to elect councillors to Staffordshire County Council. With the deadline to register looming (17th April) people are being reminded to make sure they are registered to vote. Stafford Borough Council’s ...

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UKIP leader Farage in Stone on 4th April

UKIP leader Nigel Farage will be pressing the flesh in Stone town centre on Thursday 4th April as part of a two-day tour of the West Midlands ahead of county council elections on 2nd May. Mr Farage will be in the town centre at 1pm before heading to Yarlet and Marston for a protest against HS2. Here’s a press release ...

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