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Mobile game to keep kids safe online

Kash Dash

A new mobile game starring Staffordshire police dogs has launched to help youngsters stay safe online. The ‘Kash Dash’ app, which has been designed by the Office of Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, features police dogs Emma and Jasper, and former police dog and force mascot Kash. With game-play similar to the popular mobile game ‘Flappy Birds’, the aim of ...

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Competition – Win a Performing Arts Place!

Holiday Club teachers Kit Henson, Nick Earnshaw and Rob Lewis get into the mood for summer

WIN one of two places on week-long Performing Arts Holiday Club in Stone For the chance to get the kids out of the house and honing their skills in acting, singing and dancing this school holiday, Rooftop Studios’ forthcoming Holiday Clubs – which run from 11th – 15th and 18th – 22nd August respectively – are the perfect solution! Offering ...

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Rooftop Studios Summer Holiday Club

Rooftop Studios Summer Holiday Club

If your child dreams of having their name up in lights then a holiday club place at a Stone stage school could be the perfect way to keep them occupied this summer. The all-singing, all-dancing week long workshops will incorporate street dance, rock school and TV and film acting alongside sessions focused on different well-known musicals that include Mama Mia, ...

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Youth club for children with additional needs

Endeavour Week 1

A new after-school youth club for young people with disabilities and other additional needs will be run in Stone from Friday 6th June. The ‘Endeavour’ youth club will be run at Walton Priory Middle School every Friday in term time from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Manager Ruth Tinsley said: “We are a youth club for children with any kind of disability ...

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February half-term activities in Stone

Stafford Borough Council

Children can enjoy a wide range of sports courses and activities as part of Stafford Borough Council’s Get Out programme during the February half-term break. It includes themed activity days, soccer training and safer biking courses as well as free swimming. Activities take place in various venues including Stafford Leisure Centre, Alleynes Sports Centre in Stone and Stafford Sports College. ...

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The doors set to open on Chuckle House!

Chuckle Productions, Stone’s not-for-profit family learning organisation, will take a huge step forward in November with the opening of The Chuckle House at Stone Enterprise Centre. And local people can have a look around at a special open day on 2nd November. Founded in 2009, the principal aim of Chuckle is to promote family learning through the arts by giving ...

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‘Get Out’ this Easter!

There’s lots going on in Stone over the Easter break to keep the children entertained, with everything from trampolining and swimming to mobile skate parks and multi-activity days on offer. Stafford Borough Council’s ‘Get Out’ Easter holiday activity programme features lots of activities in the town and across the borough. Click here to have a look at the programme online. ...

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Could you be a weekend foster carer?

Staffordshire County Council is calling on people in Stone to support vulnerable children and their families by volunteering as foster parents once a month. A drive to recruit foster parents who can provide weekend breaks for disabled children is to be launched by the county this week. The service provides a lifeline to many families who are struggling to cope ...

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