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Norton Canes and its history

Norton Canes is a village and civil parish on the southern periphery of Cannock Chase District, in Staffordshire, England. It is situated 3 miles (4.8 km) out of the centre of Cannock. At the 2001 census it had a population of 6,394 and an area of 3,746 acres (15.16 km2) ...

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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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Community Group Information

 NORTON CANES PARISH COUNCIL Community Group details Name of Group When they meet Contact Details 1ST Norton Canes Girls’ Brigade Trinity Methodist Church, Poplar Street,Norton Canes Thursdays during term time 6 – 7.30 p.m.(ages 4-10) 7.30 to 9 p.m. (ages 10+) Mrs.Christine Straughan 01543 276695   Brownies Jerome Primary School Tuesdays  6.30 – 8 p.m. Ms.Jane Hickinbottom 07703640623 Norton Canes Family Fun Club Norton Canes Community Centre Every School ...

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Chairman's Civic Service

The Chairman of the Parish Council, Cllr.John Preece, held his Civic Service on Sunday 18th September. A service was held at Trinity Methodist Church with refreshments at the Community Centre after. The event was attended by the Chairman Cllr Mrs.Z.Stretton and Leader Mr.G.Adamson of Cannock Chase District Council, together with the Chairman ...

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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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Policing matters

Parish Clerks attending a quarterly meeting with the Chief Executive Stephen Brown of Cannock Chase District Council when local issues relating to Parishes were discussed. Also in attendance was Matthew Ellis, Police Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire who discussed local policing matters.  Should anyone have any questions, comments or issues about crime and policing in our village ...

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Community Speedwatch Initiative

The Parish Council, in partnership with the police are promoting a Community Speedwatch initiative in the village. We now have 3 volunteers but are looking for a few more volunteers to come forward to enable the training to commence and get the project up and running. If you are interested in volunteering ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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...

Lantern Parade

This year’s Lantern Parade took place on the 4th December. It was well attended with about 150 people entering the parade. The children from local primary schools, scouts and brownie groups all made lanterns. Thanks to the Cannock Chase Drum Core and the Community First Responders who helped support the...

Festive Window Competition

The Festive Window Competition took place in December the results of which are as follows: 1st Place     Norton Canes Library 2nd Place    Sprinkles 3rd Place    CK Hairdressers. Thanks to all who entered the competition. Below: The Chairman of the Council Cllr.John Preece presenting the 1st place award to Norton Canes Library and presenting the 2nd place award to Sprinkles. These were presented at the Parish Council...

Have Your Say

HAVE YOUR SAY RE: FINANCIAL PLAN RECOVERY OF CANNOCK CHASE DISTRICT COUNCIL Cannock Chase District Council are undertaking a consultation process relating to their Financial Plan Recovery Budget which could include increase in income, reduction in services and exploring shared services with other local authorities. All residents have the right to voice their opinion through the consultation process by completing the...

Chairman’s Civic Service

The Chairman of the Parish Council, Cllr.John Preece, held his Civic Service on Sunday 18th September. A service was held at Trinity Methodist Church with refreshments at the Community Centre after. The event was attended by the Chairman Cllr Mrs.Z.Stretton and Leader Mr.G.Adamson of Cannock Chase District Council, together with the Chairman and their Consorts from other Parish Councils in the area. Members of the Royal...

Peer Challenge Meeting

Following the abolition of the Audit Commission and its inspection regime, Local Authorities were encouraged to participate in a self assessment process to measure progress against Strategic Direction, Councils Draft Recovery Plan and other policies within the Council. Cannock Chase District Council organised a Peer Review with partner agencies, stakeholders and Parish Councils to take place from 13th – 15th September....

Best Kept Village Competition

UPDATE ** Norton Canes achieved 3rd place out of 14 entries in this year’s Best Kept Village competition. This is a great achievement for the village and a big thank you to all concerned for the hard work. The photo covers just one area of the village and the Parish Council are looking at areas that can be further enhanced towards next year’s entry. We encourage businesses and residents to do their part in...