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Asthall Manor

Asthall Manor, where 'on form' is now being staged, showing 384 stone sculptures from 40 artists. All the work is for sale.

18 June 2018 | Events

The more you look, the more you see at 'on form', an exquisite exhibition of sculpture, mostly for the garden and all in stone, at Asthall Manor in Burford, Oxfordshire.


Judging in progress during the Winchester Cathedral Stone Festival on 17 June. The judges were led by Andrew Bowles, Master of the Worshipful Company of Masons that provided prizes for first, second and third place works. The other judges were Adrian Munns, Administrator of the Cathedral Fellowship, John Crook, Winchester Cathedral Archaeologist, and Cannon Nick Fennemore, the Cathedral Chaplain.

18 June 2018 | Events

The second of England's stone festivals in 2018 was held at Winchester...


Chris Whitlock (left) becomes MD of the hard landscaping product Talasey Group in the UK while founder Mark Wall becomes CEO and concentrates on expansion in America.

Rapidly growing hard landscaping product supplier Talasey Group (previously Natural Paving) has appointed Chris Whitlock as its new Managing Director.

SkillBuild Bath winners

Bath College SkillBuild winners Josh Underwood and Hartaj Hunjan.

15 June 2018 | Training

Everyone involved in last motnh's (May) SkillBuild competition in Bath, run by Stone Federation Great Britain in conjunction with CITB, had been sworn to secrecy about the result until the...

Cambria lorry

The distinctive livery of Cambria and Granite Granite on Granite Granite’s new Mercedes truck.

12 June 2018
Nicholas Johnston

Nicholas Johnston (centre) with two of his fellow Directors, Paul Keyte (left) from Oathill Quarry and Matthew Hawker from Bath Stone. Steve Johnson at Creeton Quarry (not in the picture) is also a Director.

12 June 2018
Adam and Ankar

Ankur Gupta (right), who heads Bloom Stones London, and sales representative Adam Reuvany examine a slab of polished Liana newly arrived at the company’s warehouse in south-east London.

10 June 2018
small claims online

Small claims are getting easier online.

4 June 2018

Alex Wenham (left) and Mark McDonnell receiving their prizes at the European Stone Festival in Severne, France.

30 May 2018
City & Guilds of London Art School open house

The stonecarving competition in full swing at the City & Guilds of London Art School during London Craft Week.

25 May 2018
Stone-Safe test

Anton Matthews demonstrates the effectiveness of his Stone-Safe memorial fixing system using a dug pit filled with sand.

24 May 2018
London house prices fall

London house prices have fallen for the first time since the crash of 2009.

24 May 2018