Cases hit a record high in Staffordshire

Staffordshire residents with no Covid symptoms urged to get tested after cases hit record high in the county Residents who need to be out and about in Staffordshire during the lockdown are being urged to have regular Covid-19 tests, even if they don’t have symptoms. Staffordshire County Council now plans to roll out testing hubs in each of the eight district and borough areas as part of the testing blitz to help tackle soaring Covid…

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Newlife raises smiles with advent treats

Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children based in Cannock and Rotary District International with local Cannock and Lichfield have joined forces to give children in the area a festive treat. A high volume of advent calendars were given to Newlife by a leading donor – so the charity’s co-founder and CEO Sheila Brown immediately contacted the District Rotary for help in distributing the advent calendars to local primary schools and youth organisations as quickly as…

Cannock Chase Forest taking action to reduce visitor numbers during the run-up to Christmas

Popular visitor destination, Cannock Chase Forest,  have announced they are instructing their festive food partner to cease trading at the site from Monday 7 December to help reduce the number of people coming to the site following another weekend of record visitor numbers.  Visits to green spaces have surged in recent months, as people look for outdoor places to visit, exercise and feel safe during the pandemic.  Cannock Chase Forest has seen record numbers visiting as people make the most of the…

New Pay By Phone service and contactless payment ticket machines are rolled out across Council car parks

People will be able to pay to park using their mobile phones across Cannock Chase Council’s car parks using a new online service ‘PayByPhone’.  Cannock Chase Council will be rolling out the new service from 1 December 2020. Users simply need to register on the PayByPhone’s website.  Once you have registered with PayByPhone, you will be taken to an online form where you will be asked to enter your address, car registration number, mobile phone…