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Community Award & Festive Window

The results for the Festive Window Competition are as follows: 1st place - Mr Snips Hairdressers 2nd place - Ann's Cafe 3rd place - J.D. Nevell The Community Award was awarded to Mrs J.Dunn The Youth Endeavour Award was presented to Millie Edwards and Francesca Russell. All the nominations for the Community Award were felt worthy ...

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Skatepark revamped for 2013

Young skateboarders get a new skatepark at Norton Canes which replaces the old skatepark which had become unsafe due to wear and tear on the equipment. The project has been led by the Parish Council and funded through a grant from Veoila Environmental Trust of £30k with support from Cannock Chase ...

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Norton Canes High School

Norton Canes high school is virtually unique, being one of the few small secondary schools to be built in Staffordshire.  Our reputation for being at the heart of the local community is long-standing and we have now gained recognition for academic excellence, being in the top 20 schools nationally for ...

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Library

Norton Canes library and Community Hub has been funded by the Big lottery Community Libraries fund. The building re-opened to the public on Monday September 28 after it closed on December 30 last year, to make way for a brand new million pound library and community hub. Services within the new library ...

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Forensic marking for village

The Parish Council are taking forward an initiative for giving residents the opportunity to have their personal belongings in their home forensically marked.  This is an Project in liaison with the County Council to offer this facility to those residents who have been affected by burglaries in the past and ...

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Best Kept Village Competition

The village is again entering the Best Kept Village Competition 2016 involving children from the primary schools providing posters for the event. The competition enables us to focus on the presentation of the village and this year our theme is red white and blue in celebration of the Queens 90th Birthday.  ...

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Parish Assembly

The Parish Council held their Parish Assembly on 20th April 2015 at the Library Norton Canes. Many community groups either attended the meeting or sent a report to say how they have used the funding that the Parish Council had presented to them. The Chairman of the Parish Council in his report referred to the ...

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Chairman's Civic Service

The Chairman of the Council holds a Civic Service each year which is an opportunity for the Council to recognise local groups for their hard work during the year in providing clubs and activities for the village. Other dignatories from Parish Councils and the District Council are also invited. Residents of the ...

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New Churchyard Facility

The Parish Council are involved in a Project to enable a new Churchyard facility to be available at St.James Churchyard due to there being very little burial space available at the old churchyard. The proposed site for the new churchyard is adjacent to the old churchyard and there is an agreement in principle ...

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Staffordshire Police Citizens' Panel

Staffordshire Police Citizens’ Panel provides a genuinely representative ‘voice’ for the diverse communities of Staffordshire in key decisions of Staffordshire Police and the development and review of its services. The Panel is currently made up of 3,000 people from across Staffordshire who regularly share their views and ideas on a wide ...

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Free Judo sessions

Free Judo sessions @ Norton Canes Judo Club for boys and girls aged between 11 and 17 year olds during the school summer holiday. Launched by the office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Staffordshire we are running free Judo sessions through:  the Staffordshire Police Activity and Community Enterprise (space) scheme. Every ...

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Councillors’ Surgery

1st Saturday of each month – Norton Canes Library – 10am till 11am Please feel free to drop in and see your councillors. You can also contact them on their telephone numbers at any...

Free Judo sessions

Free Judo sessions @ Norton Canes Judo Club for boys and girls aged between 11 and 17 year olds during the school summer holiday. Launched by the office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Staffordshire we are running free Judo sessions through:  the Staffordshire Police Activity and Community Enterprise (space) scheme. Every Monday from July 25th to August 22nd @ 8.00 pm – 9.15 pm Every Thursday from July 28th to...

Clean for the Queen

The Parish Council and the Royal British Legion organised an event for to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday. This was a community event with Parish Councillors, members of the British Legion, District Councillor Michael Hoare and local MP Amanda Milling in attendance to walk the parks and pathways of the village litterpicking along the way. Whilst the event was not well attended those who helped did pick numerous...

Allotments

The Parish Council have the opportunity to manage 35 new allotments at the new housing development on Brownhills Road/Red Lion Lane. Anyone interested in this scheme should put this in writing to: The Clerk at the Parish Council, Burntwood Road, Norton Canes, Cannock Staffs WS11 9RE or alternatively email nortoncanesparishcouncil@live.co.uk

Chairman’s Civic Service

The Chairman of the Council holds a Civic Service each year which is an opportunity for the Council to recognise local groups for their hard work during the year in providing clubs and activities for the village. Other dignatories from Parish Councils and the District Council are also invited. Residents of the village also have the opportunity to attend this event.  This will take place on Sunday 18th September. Further...

Best Kept Village Competition

The village is again entering the Best Kept Village Competition 2016 involving children from the primary schools providing posters for the event. The competition enables us to focus on the presentation of the village and this year our theme is red white and blue in celebration of the Queens 90th Birthday.  You will see that there is bunting around the village to add to the theme. We are always looking for help with our Best...

Parish Assembly

The Parish Council held their Parish Assembly on 20th April 2015 at the Library Norton Canes. Many community groups either attended the meeting or sent a report to say how they have used the funding that the Parish Council had presented to them. The Chairman of the Parish Council in his report referred to the work of the Parish Council during the last year.