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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…

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…

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…

Burntwood school launches a community lockdown project to mark a pandemic

Building a brighter future for a better tomorrow Chase Terrace Academy in Burntwood is appealing to the local community to get behind its latest lockdown project.  The school has joined forces with Taylor Wimpey West Midlands to launch a legacy art project to mark the pandemic. The school is inviting…

Amanda Milling MP welcomes acceleration of vaccine rollout in Cannock Chase.

Amanda Milling MP has welcomed the Government’s Vaccines Delivery Plan – the biggest vaccination programme in British history – that sets ambitious targets as the government continues to ramp up its vaccine rollout. Already in Staffordshire, 92,326 vaccinations have been administered, as part of plans to vaccinate the top 4…

Gritty fact is surprising

Users of Staffordshire’s 3,000 grit bins and salt piles are being reminded a little goes a long way, as wintry weather is expected to return soon. Strategically located across the county’s highways network, most are restocked regularly while others in quieter locations are filled in autumn with enough for the…

Lichfield Community Lottery officially launches to good causes

More than 40 good causes from across Lichfield District were introduced to Lichfield Community Lottery, which encourages local people to support the causes they care most about. Lichfield District Council officially launched Lichfield Community Lottery on Monday 18 January. Fifty people from 44 local good causes, including charities, youth groups,…

Kaci’s walk to help disabled children

A determined ten-year-old with mobility issues is tackling a challenging five mile walk to raise funds for a disabled children’s charity so other children in desperate need of equipment can also be helped. Kaci, who has the most severe form of Cerebral Palsy, usually needs a walking frame or a wheelchair…

Staffordshire leaders call for people working through lockdown to get tested

The leaders of Staffordshire’s county, borough and district councils have joined forces to appeal for all workers who can’t work from home to book a regular Covid test – as part of the rollout of mass testing of people without symptoms. With new Community Testing Centres open across the county,…

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…

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