Community News & Local Events
Parish Council elections will be taking place on 2 May 2019. The information here is for anyone who is interested in becoming or remaining a parish councillor.
A new exhibition telling the story of a lost village and the families that lived there
The meeting scheduled to be held on Tuesday 12 March 2019 at The White House, Marquis Drive, Brindley Heath. The start time is 7.30pm.
The Application made to Cannock Chase Council for a Premises Licence at Four Oaks Farm, Penkridge Bank Road, Rugeley was withdrawn on Monday 16 July 2018.
Cannock Chase Council is seeking your views on important plans and documents that will shape the future of Cannock Chase District. The consultation runs from Monday 2nd July until Tuesday 28th August 2018.
Notice of commencement of period for the Exercise of Public Rights. Accounts for the Year ended 31 March 2018. Find out how to inspect the accounts
The fourth Staffordshire IRONMAN event will be taking place on Sunday 10 June 2018. See route map and road closure information.
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Find out what is happening in Cannock Chase during the winter 2017 period
Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2016-17
The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are working in partnership with Cannock Chase District Council and Staffordshire Police to launch a ‘Bite Back’ campaign to crack down on loan sharks in the district.
With summer holidays fast approaching, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Boards are calling on all parish councils and venue operators to ‘be activities wise’ and to help keep children safe.
An Independent Report about bringing the support and administration functions of the Police and Fire Services into a combined function both would use has suggested it would improve the way the two services work together, speed up delivery of new ideas, be better value for money and provide the room for investment in the two services.
Discover 2000 years of history across Cannock Chase with the Chase Through Time multi-media history festival. 'Remembering the Chase' at Cannock Chase Visitor Centre on 24 and 25 June 2017.
Healthwatch Staffordshire Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 4th of July 2017 between 5.30 – 8 pm and will take place at Burton Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton upon Trent, DE14 2EB.
Notice of commencement of period for the Exercise of Public Rights. Accounts for the Year ended 31 March 2017. Find out how to inspect the accounts
The third Staffordshire IRONMAN event will be taking place on Sunday 18 June 2017. See route map and road closure information.
The reports from the first phase of the Cannock Chase management options review and stakeholder engagement are now available on the dedicated website for the Cannock Chase Management Review (view here). Thank you to all who have taken part in the workshop, drop-in and online survey.
A community defibrillator installed on Cannock Chase has been made possible through the allocation of funding from County Members and the permission of One Another Ministries who have generously allowed the unit to be sited at the White House premises in Marquis Drive, Brindley Heath.
AONB Ambassador training sessions are being held on 21 and 23 March 2017
The Police & Crime Commissioner is requesting views and comments on the draft Safer, Fairer, United Communities Strategy 2016 – 2020.
Twenty new magistrates are needed for the Staffordshire Bench.
There will be a number of drop in sessions to learn more about Cannock Chase Council's Local Plan Part 2. A public consultation is open until 27th March 2017.
Staffordshire County Council has implemented a Traffic Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to impose a 40 mph speed limit on Stafford Brook Road and Bower Lane, Rugeley. The order was implemented on 27 January 2017.
Cold weather is associated with an increase in illnesses and injuries. Cold weather increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes, lung illnesses, influenza and other diseases. People slip and fall in the snow or ice causing serious injuries. Some groups are particularly susceptible to the effects of very cold weather, such as the very young and people with pre-existing medical conditions, this year pregnant women have been added to the vulnerable group list. The plan aims to highlight preventative action to avoid many of the deaths, illnesses and injuries associated with the cold.
The ‘Call 105’ service is the new and free number to call in a power cut across England, Scotland and Wales.
The Parish Council has requested a precept of £4400 for the financial year 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018. This is the same value as that requested for the previous year (1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017). However, there is something you should know...
A planning application has been submitted to Staffordshire County Council to vary Condition 6 of planning application CH.00/0588 to allow H. D. Ricketts to continue to import a limited quantity of aggregates (circa 300 tonnes per week) from outside of Rugeley Quarry to be bagged at the plant.
There are lots of challenges to our health and social care system and a Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) is being developed to address these. If you live or work locally, Conversation Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is your chance to take part in an open discussion about your health services and the way they are delivered.