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Breast screening service for Stone residents at Stafford’s County Hospital

Stone Breast Screening

From mid November onwards, a potentially lifesaving breast screening service is inviting all ladies from the Stone area who are aged between 47-70 years old  to a routine breast screening appointment at County Hospital, Stafford. Health Improvement Practitioner, Gina Newman is urging all ladies to attend for their appointments. She said “A six-minute appointment can potentially safe your life. Incidents ...

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Stone Choral Society Concert This November

Stone Choral Society wants to make all its concerts special, and this one is special because it features the work of a local composer and choir member: Stuart Johnson. We shall be singing his Requiem and also Vivaldi’s Gloria. Stuart Johnson is well known throughout Staffordshire for his work with music education and was the Head of Music for Staffordshire ...

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‘Body-Cams’ for officers in Stafford and Stone

Staffordshire Police are believed to be the first force in the UK to utilise ‘body-cams’. The scheme that is providing 530 cameras, which is funded by Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis, sees all frontline officers in Staffordshire have body-worn video cameras. They have now been rolled out to officers across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent following a successful pilot by Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

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Young Stone entrepreneurs 4th consecutive win

Student’s from Alleyne’s Academy in Stone have taken part in the Young Enterprise competition by setting up their own business for the academic year. The student’s company, Ignite, sell smart phone holders called the ‘Connect’. The Connect has a ‘docking’ area for the phone to sit on while on charge or playing media. The product also has a mount for ...

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Art exhibition: Magic in the Shadows

Stone artist Hilary Jefferies Brandsom is currently exhibiting her work at Stafford Ancient High House. Hilary specialises in mixed media, with an illustrative, contemporary style. The exhibition is at the Ancient High House until 30th November. Some of the images in the exhibition have the theme of trees, landscapes and wildlife. If you’re in Stafford this month, why not have ...

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‘Good Samaritan’ injured in nightclub assault

A “Good Samaritan” from Stone who stepped in to help a man being attacked in a Stafford nightclub was hit with a bottle and taken to hospital with “nasty” injuries at the weekend. The incident happened between 12.40am and 12.50am on Sunday 28th April next to the dance floor in Couture in Newport Road. It happened at the rear of ...

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