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In pictures: Remembrance in Stone 2013

In pictures: Remembrance in Stone 2013

Lots of amazing pictures here from A Little Bit of Stone photographer Josh Cope taken at the Remembrance parade and service in Stone town centre on Sunday 10th November 2013. You can also see a video of the service by clicking HERE You can see all of Josh’s photographs HERE

Video: Remembrance in Stone 2013

Video: Remembrance in Stone 2013

Here’s a video by Joshua Cope from the Remembrance service in Stone town centre on Sunday 10th November. Hundreds of people came out to remember and pay their respects. Earlier in the day, a service took place at the war memorial in Walton and, on Monday, a short service was held at the Granville...

Stone pharmacy’s window of Remembrance

Stone pharmacy’s window of Remembrance

Birchill & Watson pharmacy in Stone High Street have created a wonderful Remembrance window display using photographs and artefacts donated by customers and staff members’ families. The display has been put together by pharmacy assistant Linda Blackburn. There’s an interview with Linda below (click HERE if you can’t see the media player): Click HERE...

Remembrance 2013 in Stone

Remembrance 2013 in Stone

The annual parade and services of Remembrance at the war memorial in Granville Square, St Michael’s Church and in Walton will take place on Sunday 10th November. The Service of Remembrance will be held at the Walton War Memorial in Whitemill Lane, starting at 9.50am. Here are the timings for the services of Remembrance...

War medals stolen from Birchill & Watson

War medals stolen from Birchill & Watson

Medals have been stolen from the Birchill & Watson Remembrance Sunday window display. The medals belong to the pharmacy’s driver, Sean, and are a long service medal, a Jubilee medal and a Gulf War campaign medal. They are obviously of incredible sentimental value. The display was created by pharmacy assistant Linda Blackburn, who is...

Ashton wears grandfather’s medals with pride

Ashton wears grandfather’s medals with pride

For Ashton Hilditch, the Remembrance Service in Stone this year was extra special. The eight-year-old St Michael’s First School pupil proudly wore the Second World War medals belonging to his great-grandfather, who was too ill to attend himself today. His great-grandfather Arthur Nixon, aged 94, had never missed a Remembrance Service in Stone but...

In pictures: Remembrance Sunday

In pictures: Remembrance Sunday

Stone came together today to remember those who have lost their lives in conflict at a moving Remembrance Day service in the town. Thank you for your pictures. You can see more of Joshua Cope’s photographs from today by clicking HERE

Linda’s special window of remembrance

Linda’s special window of remembrance

If you’ve been down Stone High Street in the last few weeks then you can’t have missed the brilliant Remembrance Day window display at the Birchill & Watson pharmacy. It was created by pharmacy assistant Linda Blackburn from donations of photographs and memorabilia from customers, as well as items donated from herself and pharmacy...

Never forget

Never forget

People in Stone can pay their respects to those who have died serving our country at the town’s service of remembrance on Sunday 11th November. Wreaths will be laid from about 10.30am at the war memorial in Granville Square, followed by the two minutes’ silence at 11am. The assembled company – led by Stone...

Thousands at service of remembrance

Thousands at service of remembrance

Thousands of people gathered in the town centre on Sunday for Stone’s service of remembrance. Around 60 wreaths were laid at the war memorial in Granville Square by representatives from community groups, charities, schools, political parties and forces’ associations. Around 2,500 people are thought to have gathered for the service, with the crowd stretching...

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