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Xtenda – “Family Builders”

Uncovered Treasure

Stone buliders Xtenda uncovered a great discovery this week and have shared their story: The whole team at Xtenda was thrilled and astounded this week after a truly profound treasure was uncovered in the roof space of a house that we are totally re-configuring on Valley Road, Stone. The property, owned by Andrew and Rosie Green, is a former bungalow ...

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St Michael’s Church heritage open day

St Michael’s Church in Stone is holding a Heritage Open Day on Saturday 3rd October from 10am to 4pm, including the chance to see the town from the top of the church tower! Visitors will be able to see the 12th century seal matrix from Stone Priory and have a tour of the church and an explanation of its windows (most ...

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WW1 commemoration service on 3rd August

First World War

The centenary of the start of the First World War will be marked in Stone with a day of commemoration on Sunday 3rd August. From 10.30am there will be an exhibition of items from the First World War associated with Stone at St Dominic’s Social Centre in Station Road, including items from the extensive collection of Stephen Edwards. The social ...

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Historic Stone water mill open to the public

Moddershall Valley

  The historic water mill in Stone that featured in a recent episode of Channel 4’s The Restoration Man will be open to the public on Sunday 1st June. The restored 17th century Mosty Lea water mill sits in the Moddershall Valley just outside of Stone off the A520 Longton Road. If you’re going along on Sunday, however, you’ll have ...

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World War 1 information and photos wanted

First World War

Steve Booth from Stone Historical Society is hoping that our readers can help with information and especially photos for their commemoratary plans for World War 1. Here is a list of the soldiers who died, they have photos of all of the officers and Private Goodill but are desperately hunting for pictures of soldiers in the other ranks. These fallen ...

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Hidden Gems of Stone – Tylman of Stone

Thanks to our guest writer David Leech from Pelham Puppets who is working with us to put together a series of articles about the many independent traders in the town.  Please use the comments below to tell us if there’s any business you’d like us to cover. Part 1:  Tylman of Stone  You’ll always find me in the kitchen at ...

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