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Oulton hits Heart of England in Bloom gold

Oulton has scooped a gold medal in its first year of entering the Heart of England in Bloom competition. Stone may not have entered this year’s competition, but Oulton has stepped into the breach to continue the gold medal tradition! Led by Oulton Communty Group with horticultural expertise provided by Martin and Elaine Robinson and financial support from  Stone Rural ...

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Stone in Bloom launch their 2015 campaign

Stone in Bloom will join other RHS In Bloom groups throughout the UK in launching their campaign for 2015 on Saturday 18th April. This year’s theme is ‘Greener Streets Better Lives’ and the RHS hopes to convert 9,000 concrete and derelict grey areas to a green space with the help of In Bloom groups throughout the country. You are welcome ...

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Brownies made sure Stone was blooming beautiful!

Whisper it quietly, but it seems that spring may finally be here, and thoughts are turning to gardens and the blooming colours of spring and summer. DAVID LEECH looks back at the creation of a beautiful garden in the town last year by local brownies for Stone in Bloom – and how they overcame the theft of two of the ...

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Get involved in new Stonefield Park group

Local people who use and enjoy Stonefield Park have been invited to join a new ‘Friends’ group to promote the park and have a say about what goes on there. The ‘Friends of Stonefield Park’ group is being set up by Stafford Borough Council. ‘Friends’ are volunteers who play a vital role in enhancing and protecting the parks and open ...

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Autumn colour in the spotlight at Bloom talk

Fresh from their latest gold medal victory in the Heart of England in Bloom Awards, Stone in Bloom are hosting a talk at Walton Community Centre on Monday 22nd September. Martin Bloom of Special Perennials – who recently appeared on Gardener’s World – will be giving a talk on “Late Bloomers”, focusing on colours for your garden in autumn & ...

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‘Owl’s well that ends well!’

The owl and toadstool that were taken from the Brownies’ Stone in Bloom garden have been returned after being left outside someone’s front door in two carrier bags. The clay owl and wooden toadstool – which were donated to the project by Brownie leader Helen Whetnall – were taken from the garden at the top of Abbey Street on Thursday ...

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