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Plan for more free parking to boost town centre

High Street

New proposals from Staffordshire County Council could see more free parking for limited periods at certain times of day in Stone in a move designed to boost town centres. The plans are designed to revitalise town centres and will also look to encourage a higher turnover of short stay parking during shop opening hours, and longer stays in the evening where there may be ...

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Cats Protection charity shop opens on Friday

Cats Protection

The Stafford & District Cats Protection charity shop on the High Street opens its doors to the public for the first time at 10am on Friday 22nd May. The shop will be officially opened by Stone vet Will Jeffels from Shires Veterinary Practice. Staff say they understand many local people’s frustrations with the number of charity shops in the High ...

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Break-ins at three town centre businesses

New Stone police post

Three Stone businesses were burgled last night / in the early hours of this morning. In all three incidents, the offender had broken in through the back doors. At Crazy Daisies florist in the High Street, they searched the till (which was empty) but did take a sat nav and smashed a number of vases (incident number 109 / May ...

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Fairy tales and fairy cakes at Regent Travel

Regent Travel as it looks today on Stone High Street

  Once upon a time… Stone’s Regent Travel will be holding an enchanting charity day on 10th June. The theme will be ‘Fairy Tales and Fairy Cakes’ and there will be a cake sale, with coffee and tea served throughout the day too. All donations will be going to Regent’s chosen charity for 2015, Stone First Responders. The event will be ...

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In pictures: Christmas lights switch-on 2014

Christmas lights 2014 (19)

Stone’s brand new Christmas lights were switched on last night by some of the stars of Stafford Gatehouse’s panto. After a performance from singer Matt Blake and a wonderful selection of Christmas songs by young members of the Stone Schools Combined Choir, the panto performers joined town mayor Cathy Collier, Santa Claus and members of comperes Stafford Radio to push ...

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