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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...

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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...

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...

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...