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Keep the children busy this half term with ‘Step Into’


The ‘Step Into’ programme will swing into action for the May half-term break, with lots of sporting activities in Stone and across the borough for young people. Activities run from Tuesday 26th to Friday 29th May and include Bikeability training, football festivals, multi-activity days, Crazy Catch (handball, extreme dodgeball and ultimate frisbee!) and lots more. There’s also a ‘Sport in ...

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‘Step Into’ fun activities for Easter


There are lots of fun activities to keep the youngsters entertained over the Easter holidays with the ‘Step Out’ programme, and booking is now open. Events are taking place in Stone and across the borough, with a host of fun-packed sports courses and activities to suit all ages and abilities. Jam-packed with lots of enjoyable activities to keep your children entertained during Easter, ...

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Fun-packed February half-term

Step into February half-term

  From football to multi-activity days, and plenty in between, there’s a host of fun-packed sports courses and activities to suit all ages and abilities in Stone and across the borough this February half-term. From the 14th until the 20th of February, Stafford Borough Council is running ‘Step Into February half term’, jam-packed with lots of enjoyable activities to keep your ...

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New borough council plan for Westbridge Park

The new Stafford Borough Council plan for Westbridge Park

Stafford Borough Council has unveiled a new plan for Westbridge Park, which includes new play facilities (as we revealed last week) but also a new leisure centre and an M&S Simply Foods store. The borough council says it has listened to local people’s concerns from last year’s consultation on their original plans, which included a 30,000 sq ft food store ...

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Socatots launches Saturday class in Stone


SOCATOTS South & East Staffordshire will be launching a brand-new Saturday class in Stone from October for children from walkers up to the age of five. The programme was originally created by Simon Darcy Clifford in Brazil and is fun-based football specific playgroup. SOCATOTS use football as a medium to develop social skills, balance, co-ordination, gross motor skills, and also ...

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Five-a-side tournament in memory of Lally

Kieran, left, with brothers Travis and Shaun

Sixteen teams will be taking part in a special five-a-side tournament in Stone on Sunday 27th July to raise money for an epilepsy charity in memory of Kieran ‘Lally’ McColl. The tournament takes place at Alleyne’s Sports Centre from 11am to 3pm and is part of the big fundraising efforts to raise £10,000 for Gemma’s Ray of Hope. Lots of ...

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Talks on Westbridge Park town takeover


Talks are under way that could see Stone Town Council take over part of Westbridge Park from the borough council. Stone Town Council’s Development Sub-Committee on 17th July heard from clerk Les Trigg that he had been in discussions with borough council officers about the town council taking on responsibility for the green space of Westbridge Park – basically, the ...

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Beginners’ running group in Stone

running woman

A running group for beginners gets under way in Stone on Friday 14th March. The group – led by qualified local run leader Andy Osgathorpe – will meet on Friday evenings at Alleyne’s Sports Centre off Oulton Road, with each session running between 6pm and 7pm. The 10-week course – which costs £20 – will gradually build up fitness, with ...

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