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Christmas late-nighter on 12th December

Christmas late-nighter on 12th December

Businesses in Stone are putting on a special late-night shopping event on Thursday 12th December. The event has been organised by the Totally Locally Stone group and will see lots of the town’s independent businesses open until 8pm – with many having special offers and discounts available. You can see the special offers and discounts...

Stone Baked’s ’12 Days of Christmas’ deals

Stone Baked’s ’12 Days of Christmas’ deals

Stone’s artisan bakery Stone Baked will be counting down to Christmas with a special offer in store every day from 11th December to Christmas Eve. The High Street bakery has up to 20% off specific festive products each day – and free gifts for customers who spend over a fiver on 23rd December and...

Stone Christmas lights 2013 – photos & video

Stone Christmas lights 2013 – photos & video

Thousands of people were in Stone High Street on Thursday night for the switching on of the town’s Christmas lights. There was lots of live music – including the Stone schools combined choir, Christ Church Academy pupil Holly Smith and EverYoung (who switched on the lights with town mayor Jill Piggott), fairground rides, food...

In pictures: Remembrance in Stone 2013

In pictures: Remembrance in Stone 2013

Lots of amazing pictures here from A Little Bit of Stone photographer Josh Cope taken at the Remembrance parade and service in Stone town centre on Sunday 10th November 2013. You can also see a video of the service by clicking HERE You can see all of Josh’s photographs HERE

Support at hand for Stone community groups

Support at hand for Stone community groups

Voluntary and community groups in Stone can find out more about support available to them at a roadshow in Stone on 19th November. VAST is a registered charity that provides services and development support to voluntary organisations, community groups, charities and social enterprises across Staffordshire. They will be in Stone High Street on Tuesday 19th...

Video: Remembrance in Stone 2013

Video: Remembrance in Stone 2013

Here’s a video by Joshua Cope from the Remembrance service in Stone town centre on Sunday 10th November. Hundreds of people came out to remember and pay their respects. Earlier in the day, a service took place at the war memorial in Walton and, on Monday, a short service was held at the Granville...

Stone’s giant Advent windows are revealed

Stone’s giant Advent windows are revealed

The list of shops and businesses taking part in this year’s Advent Windows in Stone has been revealed. Here is the map which show the order in which Stone’s giant Advent calendar will be revealed day by day in December… For the fourth year running a giant community Advent calendar is being unveiled day...

Stone Christmas lights switch-on 2013

Stone Christmas lights switch-on 2013

Stone’s Christmas lights will be switched on in the High Street on Thursday 14th November. There will be entertainment in the town centre from 5pm, hosted by Stafford Radio, as well as food and charity stalls and fairground rides. Some shops will also be open late. The lights will be switched on at 7pm...

The car is king in Stone, says campaign group

The car is king in Stone, says campaign group

Stone town centre is one of the worst in the UK for pedestrians and cyclists – so says a national campaign group that is campaigning for urban spaces to be reclaimed from the motorist. David Dansky from London is behind the ‘Drive To Work Day’ campaign, which is this year being held on 11th...

Stone pharmacy’s window of Remembrance

Stone pharmacy’s window of Remembrance

Birchill & Watson pharmacy in Stone High Street have created a wonderful Remembrance window display using photographs and artefacts donated by customers and staff members’ families. The display has been put together by pharmacy assistant Linda Blackburn. There’s an interview with Linda below (click HERE if you can’t see the media player): Click HERE...

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