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Wedding Belles ring out in Stone

Stone bridal boutique Queenies Belles has been re-branded as Wedding Belles following a change of ownership We reported back in April that following a change in their personal circumstances the current owner was looking to find a buyer for the successful wedding dress business. Claire Sutton had been looking to open up her own wedding dress shop when she spotted ...

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Lucky escape from Church Road flat fire

A woman had a lucky escape from a flat fire on Church Road, Stone last night. Firefighters from Stone and Longton were called to the incident in the early hours of this morning at 1.42am. The incident involved a pan that had burnt dry on the cooker hob and smoke logged the property. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus ventilated the ...

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Family statement after tragic railway death

The family of the young woman who died after being hit by a train on Sunday have thanked people in the town for their support since the tragic incident and shared a photograph. They sent us this statement and the photograph above today: Sadly, on Sunday 9th November at around 6.15pm, Becky Tait, aged 20, tragically took her own life ...

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Woman dies after being hit by train

A woman died after being hit by a train in Stone on Sunday evening (9th November). Emergency services were called to the railway line at about 6.15pm. The  level crossing at Church Street/Redhill Road, just up from St Michael’s Church, was closed as paramedics and police officers attended the incident. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said today: “Unfortunately it ...

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Bridal Belle open for business in Stone

Looking for a wedding dress for your big day? Well Bridal Belle have exclusive wedding dresses only available in their shop, which opened recently in Church Street in Stone. Shop owner Heather-Marie Wilson said: “I have a complete range and variety of diverse, classical and exclusive products from designers like Hollywood Dreams, Stella York and Alfred Angelo.” Bridal Belle is open ...

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Girl knocked over by hit-and-run driver

Police are looking for a driver who left the scene after they hit a 12-year-old girl on Sunday evening. The girl was knocked over at the junction of Church Street and Lichfield Street at around 6pm on Sunday 14th July. The car is described as a small black hatchback. The girl was taken to Stafford Hospital but luckily her injuries ...

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Firefighters warn motorists on parking

Stone firefighters have appealed to motorists to think before they park after revealing that they’ve been unable to get down 14 streets in the town recently. Firefighters have reported problems in Church Street, the area around Stonefield Park, Berkeley Street and Northesk Street to name a few. New postcards have now been produced (pictured above) which firefighters will leave on the ...

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