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  • Less Cash, More Work: Chairman's Report 2014

    Less Cash, More Work: Chairman's Report 2014

    Carl Edwards, MloR, chairman of Men of the Stones, talks about how the industry is emerging from the recession and how companies have to deal with tight client budgets.

  • Stamford Local History Society WW1 Exhibition

    Details of Stamford Local History Society’s Exhibition: Stamford in the First World War.

  • 2014 Yearbook: Editor's Welcome

    Yearbook Editor Mel Russ welcomes members to the new look 2014 Men of The Stones Yearbook.

  • New Men of The Stones website coming soon

    The ability to be able to spread news and information at warp speed is now available at the press of a button thanks to the internet and a raft of worldwide websites. Men of the Stones are planning a new-look site.

  • In Memoriam 2014: Free Smart Water Crime Prevention Liquid

    The War Memorials Trust is reporting repeated attacks war memorials. To assist in the protection of them and in association with “Smart Water”, the offer is being made to give free Smart Water Crime Prevention Liquid to all custodians of memorials.

  • Hallaton, Leicestershire: A Guided Walk Led by Rosalind Willatts

    On the Evening of June 29th a party of 17 met in the Stone Village of Hallaton, Leicestershire. “Hallaton” is the Hallowed or Holy Place. It was also an iron-age place of gatherings and religious ceremonies and feasts. Many iron-age coins were found in the parish which made international news. Hallaton is also home to the Roman religious site of St. Morrell’s chapel and a well which was a place of pilgrimage nearby.

  • Barnack Church Tour with Reverend David Maylor

    We were joined by the Rector, the Rev’d David Maylor for our tour of Barnack Church on the evening of May 18th which was attended by 24 members. Stephen Hart, a retired architect, author and a member of the Men of the Stones Committee, led us on a journey through five centuries of the church’s architectural history.

  • Michael Tebbutt Wishes the Society Success

    Michael Tebbutt, a former Chairman of the Society and retiring Vice Chairman, outlines a way ahead for the Society, and wishes the new team every success in achieving their aims.

  • Chairman's Report: Facing the challenges of 2013

    Two major concerns face our industry through 2013; proper training to bring new people into the business and as the grey clouds of austerity continue to sweep across the country the importance of client understanding about the difference between specialist workmanship against what ordinary builders can offer.

  • Visit to Holme Pierrepont Hall, Nottingham

    The last visit of 2012 was to Holme Pierrepont Hall in Nottingham on December 7th.