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Crown Hotel an Asset of Community Value?

Crown Hotel an Asset of Community Value?

The Crown Hotel in Stone could be listed as an Asset of Community Value, giving the town council the right to bid for it should it be sold. The Development Sub-Committee of the town council debated on 17th July which buildings and sites in the town should be listed as assets of community value....

New Christmas lights for Stone this year

New Christmas lights for Stone this year

There will be new Christmas lights in the town centre this year as the contract to provide them is re-tendered. Stone Town Council clerk Les Trigg told the services sub-committee on 17th July that the Christmas lights contract – a joint one between Stone, Stafford Borough Council and Cannock Chase District Council – ended...

Crown Wharf plans go on show in Stone

Crown Wharf plans go on show in Stone

Plans for retirement flats at Crown Wharf in Stone will be revealed at a public exhibition on Thursday 17th July. Developer McCarthy & Stone is looking to build 33 apartments for older residents on the land off Crown Street, next to Canal Cruising Company. A public exhibition of the plans will be held at...

Legendary challenge arrives at Stone library

Legendary challenge arrives at Stone library

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge for children got under way at Stone library and others across the county at the weekend. With a record breaking 14,098 children aged four to 11 signing up in 2013, library staff are anticipating a good turnout over the summer for ‘Mythical Maze’, this year’s theme. The annual challenge...

In pictures: 2014 Stone Civic Parade

In pictures: 2014 Stone Civic Parade

It was Civic Sunday in Stone at the weekend, when new Stone mayor Cathy Collier was joined by civic dignitaries and local groups to officially start her year in office. A parade, led by the Stone Scout and Guide Band, made its way from the town council offices to St Michael’s Church for a...

A day of music in Stone town centre

A day of music in Stone town centre

Stone’s independent traders have teamed up to stage a day of live music and fun in the town centre on Saturday 16th August to raise money for the 2015 Stone Music Festival. Here are all the details in a press release issued by the local traders: Great news for all music lovers… The Independent...

Jobs up for grabs at The Crown Hotel

Jobs up for grabs at The Crown Hotel

Jobs are up for grabs at The Crown Hotel in Stone, which will be re-opening again soon. Bar, waiting staff and chefs are needed – as the notices that went up today at The Crown Hotel in the High Street show.

Crown Hotel in Stone is to re-open

Crown Hotel in Stone is to re-open

Great news! The Crown Hotel in Stone is going to be re-opening – and as a bar, restaurant and hotel. The company that has bought the historic hotel in Stone – which has been closed since July last year – also owns the Crown Hotel in Longton. Job vacancies for the Crown Hotel in...

Food festival helps to bake up new partnership

Food festival helps to bake up new partnership

Stone Baked will be supplying the Lewis Partnership’s restaurants with their quality bread from this month – after owner Tina Clare was recommended to the group’s executive chef at last year’s Food and Drink Festival. The Stone Food & Drink Festival, which takes place over the first weekend in October every year, has been...

Swinton Insurance and Footsteps to close down

Swinton Insurance and Footsteps to close down

Two Stone town centre businesses will be closing down in March. Swinton Insurance at the bottom of the High Street will close its doors for the final time on Friday 7th March. The Stone store has been numerous insurance companies such as Insure Shop, Equity and finally Swinton Insurance and has been at the...

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