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Barlaston tackles dog poo problem

Barlaston, near Stone, is fighting back against irresponsible owners who don’t clean up after their pets in a new campaign of its own. The initiative follows successful schemes in various villages and places which have been run with Stafford Borough Council. From December, Barlaston Parish Council will be joining forces with the borough council to target dog fouling hot spots. ...

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Barlaston Open Gardens brings community together

Eighteen gardens opened to the public in Barlaston over the weekend & visitors were rewarded with beautiful sunshine from midday onwards. The event was organised by the Barlaston Community Group & originally designed to bring the community together. This was the second year of opening & with over 200 visitors & a waiting list of gardens, it looks like becoming ...

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Police Appeal for Help with Barlaston Robbery

Police are appealing for help to find four men who were involved in an incident in Barlaston on Sunday. At around 8:30pm a 23 year old man got out of his car & was entering his house on Hall Gardens when four unknown male offenders approached him and forced their way into the house. One of the men was armed with a bladed ...

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Can Neil fix it? Yes he can! Our review of the Plume of Feathers makeover

Star of Men Behaving Badly and voice of Bob The Builder, Neil Morrissey, unveiled his latest venture on Thursday evening with a grand re-opening of Barlaston’s ‘Plume of Feathers’ pub, which Neil’s company has opened in association with Punch Taverns. A Little Bit of Stone was lucky enough to be invited along. KRIS GRAINGER reports After several months of extensive renovation, ...

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See in the New Year at the Barlaston Wassail

The eleventh Barlaston Wassail takes place on New Year’s Eve as the village’s Anglo Saxon heritage is celebrated and the New Year seen in with a difference! And for the first time this year there are two events taking place. A Children’s Wassail on the village green – new for 2014 – starts at 5.30pm and will include the crowning ...

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Knitted poppy tribute at Barlaston war memorial

Hundreds of knitted and crocheted poppies made for a beautiful tribute at Barlaston memorial. Members of Barlaston Herons WI were inspired by the huge display of poppies at the Tower of London and created their own mini version. Sara Morris from Barlaston Herons WI said: “A lot of WI members and their families have been busy making either knitted or ...

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Fewer councillors for Stafford Borough Council

The number of Stafford Borough councillors representing Stone and surrounding villages will be reduced from 15 to 12 after next May’s local elections. The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Stafford Borough Council. The publication follows a 10-week public consultation on its draft proposals and draws new boundaries for ...

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