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Stone Trent FC Receives Praise from Gareth Southgate

Stone Trent FC has been congratulated on their funding success by England Manager Gareth Southgate. The team are are celebrating after being awarded a £3,000 Grow the Game grant. Paving the way for Stone Trent FC to create a new adult Sunday team based at Westbridge Park in the centre of town the grant will provide a boost to grassroots football in Stone. The team ...

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Stone Leisure Centre Gets Public Approval

Stone Leisure Centre - Westbridge Park

Stafford Borough Council has said that the proposed new leisure centre in Stone has been given the thumbs up by members of the public The on-line and on-site consultation gathered feedback on the Westbridge Park proposal. Over 90% of those who took part in the consultation said they would use the new facilities. The centre will house a six lane ...

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Businesses invited to a slice of Stone Food and Drink Festival

Joule's Food and Drink Sponsor

Following the news that Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering is safe for another year, organisers are inviting businesses to sponsor the event, which will take place on 6, 7 and 8 October 2017. A range of packages designed to suit businesses of all sizes and budgets has been launched to encourage companies to get behind the volunteer-run event. Generating some £750,000* ...

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Stone Leisure Centre – Have your say

Stone Leisure Centre - Westbridge Park

Stafford Borough Council are asking residents for their views on the new multi-million pound leisure centre promised for Westbridge Park The above image has been released by Stafford Borough with a planning application for the scheme to be submitted next month. The centre would bring facilities under one-roof in Stone with a six lane 25 metre swimming pool alongside gym ...

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Food and Drink Festival To Go Ahead

Stone Food and Drink Festival

The Stone Food and Drink Festival, following consultation with Stafford Borough Council have today confirmed that this years planned event will go ahead as originally scheduled. Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic event will take place on the weekend of Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2017 and was under threat from being cancelled due to a reduction in space allowed ...

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Food and Drink Festival under threat from park development

Westbridge Park

Last week we reported about the positive impact that the Stone Food and Drink festival has on the town (read here) but news from the festival organisers today paints a worrying picture for the event in 2017 and beyond. With the approval by Stafford Borough Council on the re-development of Westbridge Park, which the local town council had rejected, the ...

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Stone and Eccleshall Guides accept new Westbridge Park HQ

On Friday 9th December a planning application was submitted for a new Head Quarters for the Guides at Westbridge Park.  The application can be viewed on the Borough councils planning portal – planning ref 16/25394/FUL and the proposal is to construct the new building where the skate park currently is. The application for a new Guide Head Quarters is expected ...

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Stafford Borough Council approve M&S Westbridge Park Store

Westbridge Park

A planning meeting at Stafford Borough Council saw a 9 votes to 3 majority in favour of the plans to develop a new Marks and Spencer food store on Stone’s Westbridge Park. There has been fierce campaigning on both sides over the redevelopment of the Westbridge Park’s leisure facilities but the council always stipulated that leisure facilities would only get ...

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Stone Bonfire and Fireworks 2016

Remember, remember the fifth of November….for that is when this years Stone bonfire and firework display will take place! This years bonfire and firework extravaganza promises to be the biggest and best as the Stone Town Bonfire Committee celebrate 30 years of the annual event. Gates will open on Westbridge Park at 6.30pm, with the bonfire lit at 7.30pm and ...

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