Cannock Council

Cabinet reshuffle and new chair takes up role

Last night’s Annual Council saw changes to Cabinet roles announced and the new Chair of Lichfield District Council sworn in. The Leader of Lichfield District Council, Councillor Doug Pullen, announced a number of changes to Cabinet roles at last night’s Annual Council meeting, which was held on Tuesday 18 May 2021 at Burntwood Leisure Centre to allow for social distancing. The changes will see Councillor Ashley Yeates move from Community Engagement to Cabinet Member for Climate…

Newlife

NEWLIFE’S WARM WELCOME TO DESIGNER OUTLET

With the new Designer Outlet West Midlands rumoured to open on April 12 as the temporary lockdown of non-essential retail comes to an end, neighbours Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children say they believe the McArthur Glen development will be a great boost to the local community. The three Newlife stores – the flagship Newlife SuperStore, Newlife at Home and Newlife Plus – all based off Hemlock Way, are just a two minute walk from…

Keep up the vaccine push

Monday 24 May 2021 Keep up the vaccine pushStaffordshire County Council is urging residents to keep pushing vaccine to take up as all people aged 32 and over can now book their Covid jab. After a successful pop-up clinic in Burton and passing a million doses of vaccine delivered in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent milestone earlier this month, the Council is asking people to keep up the good work in taking up the jab when eligible. Concerns…

Cannock Chase Radio

Staffordshire Commissioner welcomes new Home Office innovation hub for Stoke-on-Trent

Staffordshire Commissioner Ben Adams has welcomed the government’s announcement of a new Home Office innovation centre for Stoke-on-Trent. The new case worker and asylum hub is expected to see 500 civil service roles move to the city from London by 2025, as part of the prime minister’s ‘levelling up’ agenda.  Initially there will be 50 caseworker roles, with a further 200 jobs planned within an asylum co-ordination hub. In addition to the caseworker roles, the…