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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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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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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 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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Best Kept Village Competition

UPDATE: Norton Canes has again this year entered the Best Kept Village Competition and for the second year running we have received a Highly Commended award which is great news. Congratulations to pupils at Norton High School under the direction of Mrs.Sam Dewally as they have received recognition for outstanding ...

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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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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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Parish Assembly

The Parish Council held their Parish Assembly on Wednesday 15th April 2015 at the Library Norton Canes. Many community groups attended the event together with external bodies such as St.Giles Hospice, Bridgtown Concernt Band and many more. The event was successful and it was nice to hear what the groups have been ...

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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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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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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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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...

The Christmas Spirit

At our December parish meeting, which took place on 16th December, we had a Christmas photo taken of councillors some of who had their Christmas jumpers on. After the business meeting was discussed the Councillors entered into the Christmas...

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...

Best Kept Village Competition

UPDATE: Norton Canes has again this year entered the Best Kept Village Competition and for the second year running we have received a Highly Commended award which is great news. Congratulations to pupils at Norton High School under the direction of Mrs.Sam Dewally as they have received recognition for outstanding submissions under the category of ‘In Remembrance’ as part of the Competition and the school have come...

Parish Assembly

The Parish Council held their Parish Assembly on Wednesday 15th April 2015 at the Library Norton Canes. Many community groups attended the event together with external bodies such as St.Giles Hospice, Bridgtown Concernt Band and many more. The event was successful and it was nice to hear what the groups have been able to achieve with the financial support received from the Parish Council. The Chairman thanked those people who...

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 other 4 are located at Trinity Methodist Chapel, The Railway Tavern and One Stop Shop in Norton East Road and Yew...

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 to purchase the land.  The Parish Council would become the burial authority for this new churchyard. Plans have...