Cannock Council

Council pledges support to a local voluntary organisation

Council Leader signs pledge to support local voluntary organisation following a grant approved by Council’s Cabinet. Cannock Chase Council Leader Councillor George Adamson and Garry Jones the Chief Executive at Support Staffordshire have signed the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector Pledge for Local Authorities.  In November 2020, the Council’s Cabinet approved to give Support Staffordshire a grant for £8,350 for a 12 month period to deliver an additional 5 hours per week to support…

Amanda Milling MP welcomes new free school to Rugeley.

More than 1000 children in Rugeley will have a brand new school after the Government announced a major building programme today. The new Rugeley John Taylor School is will open to nursery, reception, and Year 7 pupils in September 2023. And Conservative MP for Cannock Chase, Amanda Milling, welcomed the “great news” for the area and said the school would ensure future generations get the skills they need. The new school, the first all-through school…

Foodbank hailed a life-line for burntwood community

PRESS RELEASE (For Immediate release: 2 February 2021) FOODBANK HAILED A LIFE-LINE FOR BURNTWOOD COMMUNITY A foodbank at Chase Terrace Academy has been hailed a great success and a vital life-line to the local community.  The Burntwood school launched the initiative in November in an effort to support its families and community.   Every week, staff have been distributing food parcels to local families in need.  An initial appeal for food donations and essential toiletries…