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The Red Lion completes £178k refurbishment

Red Lion Bar

Staff and customers are celebrating at The Red Lion in Stone, following completion of the pub’s £178,000 refurbishment by national pub operator, Punch. The Red Lion is located on the High Street and is the oldest pub in the town.  The pub offers a traditional pub experience with a wide range of quality beers, wines and spirits including a range ...

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Herons Return to Stone High Street

The former Heron Foods store will be re-opening in Stone High Street next month The independent frozen, chilled and grocery business based in Melton near Hull, with outlets across the North of England and the Midlands have announced the forthcoming re-opening of their store in Stone, Staffordshire. The revamped store, on the High Street, will re-open in May (date now confirmed ...

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Natwest Stone to close in October 2017


Stone is set to lose another bank as Natwest confirms an October closure date for their Stone Branch. The bank closure comes along with 6 other branches across the their North Staffordshire region. The bank have cited declining transactions due to the uptake of online banking as the reason for the closure and have said: “The way people choose to ...

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Council looking for town centre ideas

Stone Traders Late Night Market

Stone Town Council has called a special General Purpose Committee meeting for Thursday 30th March to discuss issues in Stone town centre The meeting is being held from 7pm at the Christ Church Centre and will include representations from the town’s traders and A Little Bit of Stone have also asked to be able to speak at the meeting.  Members ...

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Town Council Agendas – 14th March 2017

Stone Town Council Logo

There’s a busy agenda for the town council tomorrow when they’ll be discussing the proposed changes to the parking around Stonefield park as well as discussions around the regeneration of the town centre. Full agendas below: A meeting of the GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE will be held in Stone Station Community Centre, Station Approach, Stone on TUESDAY 14TH MARCH, 2017 at ...

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Stone Soapbox Derby….the second coming

Following on from the storming success of the inaugural Soapbox Derby in Stone last year you’ll be pleased to hear that the event is back once again this year! Taking place on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2017 this year’s race sees a range of enhancement and tweaks to make the 2017 a better event all round. Stone Festival Organiser ...

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Stone’s High Street Co-op to close

Stone Co-Op

The largest retail unit on Stone’s High Street is to become vacant later this year as Central England Co-Op take the hard decision to close down their main store in the town. The closure comes after a review of the stores trading performance, although the proposed development of a new Marks and Spencer food store may have brought the stores performance ...

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Former Co-Op Bank to re-open as Funeralcare Home

The Co-op bank branch on the High Street was closed during 2015 but now the former Britannia Building Society building will be re-purposed as a Co-op Funeralcare home. Hayley Richmond, Stone Resident and Co-op Funeralcare Manager in North Staffs, commented: “While this is a new venture for Stone, my team and I have many years of experience in and around ...

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Stone branch of HSBC set to close on 25th November

While online banking is certainly advantageous and convenient, it has led to a gradual decrease in the use of High Street banks over-the-counter services, culminating in their closure. The latest casualty is Stone’s branch of HSBC, located on the High Street, which will be closing its doors for the last time on Friday 25th November. Existing HSBC customers accounts will ...

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Official : Joe Clarke Homecoming

Joe Clarke Homecoming

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Stone Town Council, with the Stafford and Stone Canoe Club, are preparing to welcome our Olympic gold medal winner, Joe Clarke, back to Stone in style. Bank Holiday Monday will see Stone High Street and Westbridge Park transformed into a fitting showcase for a champion.  Westbridge Park will be welcoming guests from ...

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