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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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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 ...

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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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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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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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Neighbourhood team

The Norton Canes neighbourhood team include police sergeants, constables, police community support officers (PCSOs) and special constables, who work closely with local authority colleagues to make your community an even safer place to live.   It's easy to keep in touch with your local beat bobby or PCSO via their digital Airwave ...

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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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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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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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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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Community Defibrillator

Norton Canes has become one of the communities within Cannock Chase leading the way on community defibrillators. One has been installed at the Community Centre which was supported by local fundraising and a contribution from the Community Association. This makes a total of 5 defibrillators now in the village. The ...

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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...

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....

Lantern Parade

This year’s lantern parade will take place on Sunday 4th December leaving the Community Centre on Brownhills Road at 5 p.m. The Parish Council are applying for a temporary road closure along the route to ensure the parade is safe. We will be working with local schools, brownies and scout groups for the children to make a lantern. This is a family event and a good start to the festive season. Come along and take part. If...

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...

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...