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Hundreds turn out for Christmas Lights Switch On

Last night was the annual tradition of turning on the Stone Christmas lights and hundreds flocked to the town centre to see just that! The hats, scarves and gloves made an appearance in Stone last night as the clear and chilly night made the perfect backdrop to the Stone Town Council Christmas lights switch on. Couples, old and young, families ...

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Stone 2017 Christmas Lights Switch On

This years Christmas lights switch on will take place on Thursday 16th November A highlight for Stone families is the annual Christmas lights swtich on, fair and market.  Stone Town Council have once again planned an evening of family fun to kick off the festive celebrations. The evening will start off at 5pm and the High Street and Market Square ...

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Stone Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

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Stone Town Council have today released the finalised details of this years Christmas lights switch on. Taking place on the High Street on Thursday 17th November this years light’s will be turned on at 7pm by Stone’s Olympic gold medal Winner, Joe Clarke.  Joe shot to Olympic stardom this summer with his sensational gold medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. ...

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Stone’s 2015 Christmas lights switch-on

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Click HERE to see photos from the 2015 Stone Christmas lights switch-on Keep an eye on our ‘Stone Christmas’ section for the latest news and events for the festive season. If you’re looking for a place for your Christmas party or meal, you’ll find lots of inspiration there. You can also see lots of festive events – and add your own ...

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New company to provide Stone’s Christmas lights

A new contractor will be responsible for Stone’s Christmas lights this year after a number of problems with last year’s displays. Stone Town Council has secured the services of Christmas Plus to provide lighting over the festive period this year. The company has previously worked with the council, but lost out when the contract was re-tendered in 2014. The town council says it has taken ...

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In pictures: Christmas lights switch-on 2014

Stone’s brand new Christmas lights were switched on last night by some of the stars of Stafford Gatehouse’s panto. After a performance from singer Matt Blake and a wonderful selection of Christmas songs by young members of the Stone Schools Combined Choir, the panto performers joined town mayor Cathy Collier, Santa Claus and members of comperes Stafford Radio to push ...

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Pitches available for Christmas lights switch-on

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Commercial and charity market pitches are now available for Stone’s Christmas lights switch-on event on Thursday 20th November. Businesses and community organisations have been urged to get in touch with Stone Town Council to book a pitch. A charge of £25 for a 3x3m pitch will be made for businesses and there is no charge for registered charities. Tables are ...

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New Christmas lights for Stone this year


There will be new Christmas lights in the town centre this year as the contract to provide them is re-tendered. Stone Town Council clerk Les Trigg told the services sub-committee on 17th July that the Christmas lights contract – a joint one between Stone, Stafford Borough Council and Cannock Chase District Council – ended last Christmas. The closing date for ...

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