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Stone Leisure Centre Gets Public Approval

Stone Leisure Centre - Westbridge Park

Stafford Borough Council has said that the proposed new leisure centre in Stone has been given the thumbs up by members of the public The on-line and on-site consultation gathered feedback on the Westbridge Park proposal. Over 90% of those who took part in the consultation said they would use the new facilities. The centre will house a six lane ...

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New Roadwork Mobile App Launched

A new smart phone app which will alert Stone resident to roadworks and delays on their daily travelling routes The Roadzwork app has been developed locally to serve Staffordshire initially and is set to be rolled out wider. It has been designed to help road users avoid roadworks and other incidents on their local, regular routes by informing them before ...

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Ofsted Rates Staffordshire Skill Training as Good


Ofsted inspectors have recently rated Staffordshire County Council’s Skills and Employability Service ‘Good’ for the second time in a row Ben Adams, the county council’s cabinet member for Learning and Skills, said: “We help 10,000 people a year take more than 1,400 courses at around 200 different places across Staffordshire every year. “It’s satisfying that Ofsted should praise what we ...

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Spring into Action to Test Your Smoke Alarm

Residents across Staffordshire are being urged to spring into action to ‘Push the Button’ on their smoke alarm when they put their clocks forward. Launched back in 2011, the ‘Push the Button’ campaign encourages people to test their smoke detectors on a regular basis. Residents are also being asked to test the smoke alarms of older or vulnerable friends, relatives or neighbours ...

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Stone Leisure Centre – Have your say

Stone Leisure Centre - Westbridge Park

Stafford Borough Council are asking residents for their views on the new multi-million pound leisure centre promised for Westbridge Park The above image has been released by Stafford Borough with a planning application for the scheme to be submitted next month. The centre would bring facilities under one-roof in Stone with a six lane 25 metre swimming pool alongside gym ...

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Call for community equipment to be returned

Stone residents, and those of the wider county, are being urged to return any community equipment that they no longer need as part of a new campaign. Last year over 97,000 items of community equipment were loaned to people and while most items are returned and reused, around 20,000 remain out in the community. Now, this latest campaign is encouraging ...

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Stone woken by M6 explosions this morning

M6 lorry fire

Some residents in Stone this morning were rudely awakened by explosions following a lorry fire on the northbound M6 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to deal with the lorry blaze at around 5:13am with three fire engines attending from Stafford, Stone and Eccleshall.  A further water carrier vehicle came over from Cannock to assist with the fire ...

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Stone Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mothers Day Gift Guide 2017

Mother’s Day is on the 26th March 2017 and after appeal for local businesses to submit gift ideas we’ve put together this gift guide. There are gifts to suit every pocket and we hope that you can support your local businesses by buying your Mother’s Day gift locally.  All offers are in the order that we received them so make ...

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Parking restrictions proposed for Stone streets

Plan 3

Staffordshire County Council are proposing to introduce parking restrictions to combat inappropriate parking around some Stone streets A County Councillor and local residents have raised concerns regarding inconsiderate and dangerous parking around many junctions in Stone. The streets are listed below and the hope is that these new measures will improve the safety of road users and pedestrians whilst also ...

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Council backs Crown Wharf Development Plans

Crown Wharf

Today Stone Town Council has revealed details of an exciting development that is being proposed for Crown Wharf, Stone. Stone Town Council has been approached by Joules Brewery and Stone Revellers members Leo Capernaros and Harri Bailey for their support with a project which would see the Brewery: Restore Wharfingers Cottage for use as a restaurant/coffee shop Create a Joules ...

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