Community News & Local Events
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Autumn/Winter 2016 edition of Chase Matters Digital Magazine
Chase Matters is usually printed as a wraparound twice a year on the Chronicle but this digital version contains more articles, photo's and interactive features.
Friends of Etching Hill have applied for a grant from Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ scheme. If you happen to be shopping in Tesco in Rugeley between October 31st and November 13th and you like the look of their project, could you add a token into the relevant box? Thank you!
Help to raise awareness and join forces on cyber crime. Help to keep people and businesses safe online. If you use Twitter please share the messages from @StaffsPCC and @StaffsPolice or from the Police and Crime Commissioner's Office Facebook pages.
You can make a real difference by supporting this campaign and highlighting these messages in your communities.
Loneliness is an issue facing many people today. From 3 October 2016 a new initiative will provide an opportunity for people to get together and take part in a range of activities at Pye Green Community Centre.
Staffordshire County Council is hosting an information session for prospective election candidates in the 2017 elections on Wednesday 23 November and Wednesday 30 November 2016.