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Pitches available for Christmas lights switch-on

Pitches available for Christmas lights switch-on

Commercial and charity market pitches are now available for Stone’s Christmas lights switch-on event on Thursday 20th November. Businesses and community organisations have been urged to get in touch with Stone Town Council to book a pitch. A charge of £25 for a 3x3m pitch will be made for businesses and there is no...

C&A re-opens after ‘nightmare’ for owner

C&A re-opens after ‘nightmare’ for owner

The Crown and Anchor will be open again on Thursday (21st August) from 12pm after a week that owner Custodio Pinto called a “nightmare”. Custodio was forced to close the popular Stone pub and restaurant last week after he discovered that – because he’d gone into voluntary liquidation last month – the venue didn’t...

In pictures: Stone Day of Music

In pictures: Stone Day of Music

The ‘Day of Music and Fun’ took place in Stone town centre on Saturday (16th August) to raise money for next year’s Stone Music and Arts Festival. Huge thanks to Stone’s independent traders, who organised the event after this year’s music festival was cancelled due to lack of sponsorship. They sold voucher / raffle...

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Stone’s ‘Day of Music’ line-up

Stone’s ‘Day of Music’ line-up

It’s the ‘Day of Music and Fun’ in Stone town centre on Saturday 16th August, with lots of live music from Stone bands and performers. The day has been organised by Stone’s independent traders to raise money for the 2015 Stone Music and Arts Festival. This year’s was cancelled unfortunately after major sponsorship was...

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...

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