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Consultation on plan to cut borough councillors

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people in Stone for their views on a proposal to reduce the number of councillors who represent Stafford Borough Council, from 59 members down to 40. The six-week public consultation – which ends on 2nd September – is the first part of an electoral review which will also consider changes ...

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Manor Hill celebrates diamond anniversary

For the past year, pupils, staff and parents have been celebrating Manor Hill Primary School’s diamond anniversary – ending with a special leavers’ assembly last Friday (19th July). Led by the headteacher, Mrs. Gillman, the assembly recognised and celebrated the school’s 60 years of achievements and traditions developed by past heads Miss. Riley, Mr. Sutton, Mr. McKenzie and Mrs. Francis. ...

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HeathenBABY premiere success at The Swan!

  Before the Music Festival week, around 100 family and friends attended the film premiere of heathenBABY at The Swan Inn, in Stone. HeathenBABY’s music has been influenced by the singer’s personal life from early childhood and leaving school with no qualifications through to fatherhood and achieving a university degree in fine art. And film and video has always played a major ...

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Fire service: Don’t set off sky lanterns

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has urged residents and event organisers in Stone not to set off sky lanterns following the huge fire at a plastics recycling plant at Smethwick recently. The Smethwick fire – believed to have been caused by a sky lantern – caused millions of pounds worth of damage and was fought by up to 200 firefighters, ...

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Paella party to help get Ella to Kenya

Residents in one little bit of Stone are holding a paella party to raise money for a local Guide’s 2014 trip to Kenya. People living in and around Westover Drive off Lichfield Road will be raising money at the event on Sunday 21st July for Ella Williamson, who has the opportunity to go to Kididima in Kenya, where the Stone ...

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Fun in the sun at Picnic In The Park!

What a fantastic day in Walton on Saturday for Picnic In The Park. Posters for the event said this – “Let’s get together for no reason other than to celebrate being a community” – and residents of the old MoD estate in Walton certainly did that. The ABC park off Whitemill Lane was transformed, with live music, African drum workshops, ...

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HeathenBABY premiere at The Swan

Over 100 people are expected to attend the premiere of Stone band heathenBABY’s new film on Monday 8th July at The Swan Inn. HeathenBABY’s music has been influenced by the singer’s personal life from early childhood and leaving school with no qualifications through to fatherhood and achieving a university degree in fine art. And film and video has always played a major ...

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Westbridge Park fight goes on, says KWPG

The organisers of the Keep Westbridge Park Green campaign group have issued a statement following the publication of the Stafford Borough Council consultation report last week. The borough council published the report from Beattie Communications on its website last week – more about that HERE. KWPG say they will continue to fight a food store on Westbridge Park and have ...

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Farewell to the wonderful Wikijum

Wikijum, Stone’s High Street Fairtrade shop, closed its doors for the final time on Saturday and will be really missed. Owner Becky Moseley will be embarking on a career in gardening after bringing something truly unique to the town centre for the last eight-and-a-half years. Lots of people have posted some lovely comments on the Little Bit of Stone Facebook ...

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