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Stone Guides Camp Out at Kibblestone

Kibblestone Scout Camp, in Oulton, Stone, played host to the Guides from Stone Outward Division for a weekend of fun, adventure and learning. In line with the theme of the weekend; Traditions of Guiding, the girls learnt semaphore, pioneering, tracking and heaps more! Guide Units from Aston, Barlaston, Oulton, Tittensor and Yarnfield attended the camp. Barb was amazing in the ...

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Historic Stone water mill opens up to the public

One of Stone’s most historic buildings has started its summer programme of monthly open days. Mosty Lea Water Mill is the last surviving intact bone/flint water mill of the 11 mills which used to be in the Moddershall Valley. Its origins as a mill date back to 1716 (and perhaps even earlier) when it was a cloth mill. Later in the century ...

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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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Russian scouts visit fire service HQ in Stone

Twenty-six scouts from Russia got the lowdown on Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service on a visit to fire service HQ in Stone. The children and teenagers – 26 from Russia and 14 from Eccleshall – tried using hoses, toured fire control, the smoke house and appliances and learned about breathing apparatus and other firefighting equipment at the service’s headquarters at ...

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Totem pole tribute to Scouting stalwart

Scouts paid tribute to a stalwart of the Scouting movement in Stone by erecting a special totem pole in his memory at Kibblestone Scout Camp. Dave “Brasso” Brassington was a major character in the Stone District Scouts until his sudden death last year. His contribution to Scouting was much admired and as a tribute to his contribution the totem pole ...

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Kibblestone Scout Camp open day

Kibblestone International Scout Camp in Oulton is holding an open day on Sunday 13th March. Visitors will be able to walk around the 240-acre grounds off Oulton Road and see first-hand the great facilities at the site between 2pm and 5pm. Admission, parking and refreshments at the open day are all free. For more information, call 01785 813 407 or click here.

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