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Council puts Westbridge Park plans on hold

Stafford Borough Council has put its leisure plans for Westbridge Park on hold following the results of the public consultation. The council issued this press release today (Tuesday 19th March), which is published here in full: Plans for a new leisure centre at Westbridge Park are on hold following a consultation with people in Stone and the North of the ...

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Moddershall Valley homes plan thrown out

Stafford Borough Council’s planning committee has rejected Seddon Homes’ application to develop 34 homes on a greenfield site south of Nicholls Lane and east of Airdale Spinney. More than 80 residents had objected to the planned development, saying that it would encroach into the Moddershall Valley Conservation Area and have a negative impact on the nearby listed Hayes Mill. Airdale Spinney ...

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Keep Westbridge Park Green press release

Keep Westbridge Park Green issued a press release today calling on Stafford Borough Council to “stand by its commitment to withdraw the proposal for a supermarket on the Park given the opposition of residents”. Campaign organisers say that over 700 people completed consultation forms at the KWPG stand on the High Street recently, with the huge majority opposed to a ...

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History Monthly: Stone street names – Part 3

This month Philip Leason, the chairman of Stone Historical Society, continue to look at the origins street names in Stone, predominantly those named after people GRANVILLE TERRACE/GRANVILLE SQUARE are named after the Victorian statesman Granville George Leveson-Gower, the 2nd Earl Granville (1815-1891). The Earl’s original title was “Viscount Granville of Stone Park in the county of Stafford” but he received ...

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Moddershall Valley homes decision delayed

A decision on a controversial plan to build more than 30 homes next to a conservation area has been delayed after the borough council’s planning committee decided to visit the site of the planned development. The application by Seddon Homes for up to 34 homes on land east of Airdale Spinney went before Stafford Borough Council’s planning committee on Friday ...

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History Monthly Extra: Adie’s Alley

Hope you’ve been enjoying Philip Leason’s excellent series on the meaning and history of Stone’s street names. We set a bit of a teaser in Part 1 – from where does Adie’s Alley get its name? Philip – the chairman of Stone Historical Society – explains all… Adie’s Alley gets it name from the shop of Thomas G. Adie & ...

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Council responds to Westbridge Park questions

Westbridge Park

Stafford Borough Council has added a new page to the Westbridge Park section of its website to respond to frequently asked questions during the current consultation on its redevelopment plans. You can see the page HERE and the council says it will be updated over the course of the consultation, which ends on 2nd March. Some noteworthy new information is ...

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Bedsits plan for old double-glazing shop

Plans have been submitted to convert the former double glazing shop in Edward Street into seven bedsits. JPK Designs from Wolstanton have applied to Stafford Borough Council for permission to convert the building into the seven units. The plans from JPK Design Ltd from Wolstanton would create seven bedsits with en-suite facilities and a communal dining room / kitchen on ...

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New crackdown on dog fouling

Dog fouling hotspots in Stone will be targeted as part of a new crackdown on the filthy crime. Stafford Borough Council has introduced dawn and evening patrols  to help reduce the number of offences. They have also set up a dedicated email address for people to report offenders. You can now email dogs@staffordbc.gov.uk to give information in confidence about people who ...

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Westbridge Park viewpoint: Plan not viable

Westbridge Park

The Keep Westbridge Park Green campaign was formed last autumn and organisers started a petition against the park being included in the Local Plan as a site for mixed-use development. In the latest viewpoint, the group says the borough council’s plans for Westbridge Park are not viable Stafford Borough Council (SBC) has revealed its plans for Westbridge Park and announced ...

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