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Great War centenary plaque proudly in place


The plaque that was produced to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War in August took pride of place in Granville Square in time for the Remembrance Sunday service. The plaque was originally going to be placed in Stonefield Park, where the town’s First World War centenary service took place in the summer (photos and video ...

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Knitted poppy tribute at Barlaston war memorial

Barlaston poppies (4)

Hundreds of knitted and crocheted poppies made for a beautiful tribute at Barlaston memorial. Members of Barlaston Herons WI were inspired by the huge display of poppies at the Tower of London and created their own mini version. Sara Morris from Barlaston Herons WI said: “A lot of WI members and their families have been busy making either knitted or ...

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Church remembers the fallen with exhibition

St Saviour's Church in Aston

St Saviour’s Church in Aston is staging an exhibition, entitled Lest We Forget, of First and Second World War memorabilia on Friday 7th and Sunday 9th November. The exhibition is open from 10am to 4pm on the Friday and on the Sunday from 11am to 4pm, after the Remembrance Sunday Service at 9.15am. There will also be a performance of ...

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2014 Remembrance services in Stone

Hundreds of people attended the service at the war memorial in Stone

  Remembrance services will be held in Stone on Sunday 9th and Tuesday 11th November. There will be a service at Walton war memorial in Whitemill Lane at 9.50am on Sunday 9th November (assemble at the memorial by 9.40am). The annual parade and service at the war memorial in Stone town centre starts at 10.35am, with the parade moving up ...

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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 Square memorial. Here’s Josh’s video from ...

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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 for full details on Stone’s services ...

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