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Video: Stone In Bloom graffiti clean-up

Graffiti clean-up (3)

Well done to everyone who braved the snowy conditions on Sunday (10th March) to take part in Stone In Bloom’s graffiti clean-up. Around 15 helpers took along buckets, brushes and a jet washer to tackle some of the graffiti that had been sprayed down the canal recently. A litter pick was also carried out. Stone In Bloom secretary Jill Hood ...

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Canal graffiti clean-up with Stone In Bloom

A community clean-up of the graffiti alongside the canal takes place on Sunday 10th March from 10am – huge thanks to Stone In Bloom for organising. Meet at the canoe club on Westbridge Park. IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE ORGANISERS: With the graffiti being so close to the canal we cannot risk using chemical cleaning fluids to clean off the paint ...

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Graffiti sprayed down canal in Stone

Welcome to Stone

Really sad to report that there’s been a spate of graffiti down the canal in Stone over the weekend, including the ‘Welcome to Stone’ sign near the Westbridge estate. The graffiti is on all sorts of things along the towpath, including the new and old bridges at Whitebridge Lane and the canal milepost near to Lime Kiln lock. The lock ...

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Community payback for graffiti pair

The two teenagers who went on a graffiti-spraying splurge around Stone recently will not face criminal charges. Instead, the boys – aged 15 and 16 – will be made to do unpaid clean-up work in the community and to meet people whose property was vandalised. An amazing community clean-up was organised by Kieran McKnight from Christ Church after walls, railway ...

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Graffiti pair arrested after chase

The two males who were arrested in Stone in the early hours of Saturday 5th May in connection with the graffiti in and around the town have been bailed until 18th June. The two, aged just 15, were arrested after police were alerted by a female motorist who saw the pair acting suspiciously. The two were arrested by local police ...

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More grafitti bites the dust

The community clean-up united the community. Picture by Kris Grainger

Over 30 people came together to remove graffiti from around the town during the second community clean-up on Sunday 6th May. Residents, Christ Church members, local politicians and PCSOs all turned up to scrub away the graffiti that has hit the town over the last week or so – and all were buoyed at the news that two males were ...

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Two arrested over Stone graffiti

Two people have been arrested in Stone in connection with the recent spate of graffiti around the town. Two males were arrested in the early hours of Saturday and they were in custody “helping police with their enquiries”. Fresh graffiti was sprayed in Stafford Road on Friday night but it’s not known where the arrests were made. Chief Inspector Paul Trevor, ...

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Network Rail ‘yes’ to bridge clean-up

Stone’s graffiti clean-up team WILL be able to remove graffiti from the railway bridge on Radford Street after owner Network Rail finally gave permission. Organiser Kieran Mcknight had been told earlier this week that the bridge couldn’t be touched during Wednesday’s first community clean-up in the town. Other parts of the town were targeted instead – click here to read Kieran’s ...

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Community graffiti clean-up begins

Graffiti is removed from the St Dominic's Priory School wall in Newcastle Road

The community clean-up of the graffiti in Stone began today. Organiser Kieran Mcknight explains in this post why he was spurred into action – and why your help is needed for round two on Sunday! On Sunday as I was walking to the morning service at Christ Church I was shocked and disappointed by the sight I saw on Radford ...

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Community clean-up to remove graffiti

A community clean-up team will be removing graffiti from the Radford Street railway bridge on Wednesday – and they need your help. Kieron McKnight, the youth and children’s worker at Christ Church, will be attempting to clean the graffiti that was sprayed on to the bridge near Langtrys pub over the weekend. Along with other church members Kieron will be ...

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