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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...

Two new charity shops for Stone High Street

Two new charity shops for Stone High Street

The former post office building in Stone High Street is going to be a Children’s Society charity shop. And Cats Protection Stafford & District will be moving into a separate empty unit very soon too. Work has been going on in the empty post office for the last couple of weeks and the charity...

Video: Young entrepreneurs go head to head

Video: Young entrepreneurs go head to head

Ten teams of young entrepreneurs from schools in Stone and across the borough took part in the Young Enterprise Trade Fair in Stone town centre on Saturday 1st February. The teams showcased products they had developed and marketed over the past four months, some taking advantage of targeted offers for Valentine’s Day and using...

Last chance to have a say on Local Plan

Last chance to have a say on Local Plan

The final round of consultation on a plan for how Stone and the wider Stafford Borough will be shaped over the next 17 years is now open. The Stafford Borough Local Plan identifies areas set aside for development in the future – including thousands of extra homes and sites for new businesses. The plan...

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