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Businesses invited to a slice of Stone Food and Drink Festival

Joule's Food and Drink Sponsor

Following the news that Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering is safe for another year, organisers are inviting businesses to sponsor the event, which will take place on 6, 7 and 8 October 2017. A range of packages designed to suit businesses of all sizes and budgets has been launched to encourage companies to get behind the volunteer-run event. Generating some £750,000* ...

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Council backs Crown Wharf Development Plans

Crown Wharf

Today Stone Town Council has revealed details of an exciting development that is being proposed for Crown Wharf, Stone. Stone Town Council has been approached by Joules Brewery and Stone Revellers members Leo Capernaros and Harri Bailey for their support with a project which would see the Brewery: Restore Wharfingers Cottage for use as a restaurant/coffee shop Create a Joules ...

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Rain doesn’t stop play at this years food festival

Despite the rain, floods of visitors descended on Westbridge Park as the Stone Food and Drink festival showed why it is Staffordshire’s best attended foodie festival! More visitors than ever before attended the Stone Food and Drink Festival on Friday with traders reporting their best sales for what has traditionally been the quietest day of the event; with talks and ...

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The Maltings to go up for auction

The Maltings, one of Stone’s most historic buildings will be going up for auction on 18th January after failing to secure a buyer on the open market over the last couple of years. The former Joule’s Brewery malthouse has planning permission to convert it into two ground-floor retail units and three apartments. The Maltings, on Crown Street and alongside Adie’s ...

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Will brewery ghost be found on Halloween night?

Stone’s Direct Recruitment are inviting brave souls to their offices on Halloween night to investigate some seriously spooky goings-on! The ghost hunt is being held at their offices in the Co-op Arcade off the High Street on Saturday 31st October, starting at 8.30pm and ending in the small hours of Sunday morning. It costs £5 per person, with all proceeds from ...

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Joule’s malthouse transformation approved

  Plans to transform the old Joule’s malthouse in Adie’s Alley into shops and apartments have been granted planning permission by Stafford Borough Council. Stone car dealership Hill and Swift have won permission to revamp the historic building and to build an apartment block on neighbouring land. The Maltings were on the brink of being demolished when English Heritage gave ...

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Shops plan for old Joule’s malthouse

  One of Stone’s most historic buildings is in line for a new lease of life after plans were submitted to convert the old Joule’s malthouse into two ground-floor shops and three apartments. The Maltings, on Crown Street and alongside Adie’s Alley, is thought to have been built in 1780 and was a malthouse for Joules’s brewery in the town ...

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Sad death of Scout leader and carpenter George

Stone carpenter and Scout leader George Shufflebotham has died while on a camping trip in Wales. George, who was 66, was camping with 1st Stone Scouts near Abergele and died of natural causes on 9th August. George, as well as working from his workshop in Victor Street, was involved with 1st Stone Scouts for over 30 years. He was married ...

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History Monthly: Crown Meadow

Cock fighting, steam fire engines, mail coach horses and more. Crown Meadow in Stone has a long and fascinating history, writes Philip Leason, the chairman of Stone Historical Society. The Crown Meadow as we know it today has a fascinating history. Mr William Bowers, who was a town historian in the early part of the twentieth century, wrote in his ...

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