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Over 100 attend level crossing forum

Over 100 people attended a public forum today on Network Rail’s plans for the pedestrian level crossing at Whitebridge Lane, which could see its closure. The forum took place between 3pm and 7pm at the community building at Stone station and Network Rail officials, including scheme manager Paul Sumner, were on hand to talk to residents about the possible options. ...

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Borough council to freeze council tax

Stafford Borough Council’s ruling Cabinet decided to freeze its council tax level for 2011/12 at a meeting last week. The move follows Staffordshire County Council’s decision to freeze council tax and means that Stone residents will only have to pay tax rises imposed by the police, fire service and town and parish councils. Members of Stafford Borough’s Cabinet decided on ...

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Have your say on level crossing plans

A rescheduled public forum on Network Rail’s proposals to improve safety at the Whitebridge Lane level crossing – which could see its closure – will be held on Tuesday 11th January. The forum takes place at Stone station community building between 3pm and 7pm after the original meeting was cancelled in December due to the weather. The crossing is accessed ...

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Let us know about potholes says highways chief

Staffordshire’s highways chief has asked Stone residents to report potholes caused by the extreme winter weather to the county council. Highways inspectors found just under 600 new defects between December 1st and January 4th across the county. Around half have already been repaired but an increase in the number of potholes is expected as the winter weather continues to affect ...

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Council pledge on Christmas gritting

The county council says that gritting crews will be on call around the clock to fight the festive freeze which is expected to continue over Christmas – with the Stone depot at the heart of the operation. Temperatures are predicted to plummet to -14 degrees during the holiday and the team is on high alert to keep motorists on the ...

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Level crossing forum cancelled

A public forum on Network Rail’s proposals to improve safety at the Whitebridge Lane level crossing has been cancelled because of the winter weather. The forum was due to be held at Stone station community building on Wednesday 22nd December between 3pm and 7pm. It will now be held on Tuesday 11th January between 3pm and 7pm. The crossing is ...

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Level crossing safety improvement work

Network Rail wants people’s views on a proposal to enhance safety at the level crossing in Whitebridge Lane which could see the closure of the crossing to pedestrians. There will be an open forum and presentation at Stone station community building on Wednesday 22nd December between 3pm and 7pm into the proposal. View Level crossing in a larger map The ...

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Have your say on plans to help homeless people

Residents and businesses in Stone are being asked for their views on plans to help homeless people across the Stafford borough. Stafford Borough Council has just published its draft homelessness strategy but wants comments from people in the borough. The plan deals with the ways the council can help people who may find themselves without a roof over their head. It ...

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Stone in Bloom gold team at Stone library

The chairman of Stone in Bloom and other group members were in Stone library on Saturday 4th December to chat to residents and show certificates and photos from their gold-winning year. Stone in Bloom won gold for the third year running in this year’s Heart of England in Bloom awards, with Stonefield Park awarded a special merit award. And two ...

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Bin collections update

The snow and ice have continued to severely disrupt Stafford Borough Council’s waste and recycling collections in Stone and across the borough. Bin crews have been out collecting where they can but this is mainly on treated roads. A council spokesman said that using bin collection vehicles in side roads is dangerous to residents, the bin crew, property and other vehicles. ...

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