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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Meeting Dates

NORTON CANES PARISH COUNCIL MEETING DATES FOR 2017-18 2017 Thursday 6th April Annual Parish Assembly at Norton Canes Library, Burntwood Road, Norton Canes commencing at 7 p.m. Wednesday 19th April Wednesday 17th May (Annual General Meeting) Wednesday 21st June Wednesday 19th July No meeting in August as Summer Recess Wednesday 20th September Wednesday 18th October Wednesday 15th November Wednesday 20th December 2018 Wednesday...

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 Annual Parish Assembly

The Annual Parish Assembly of the Parish Council was held on the 6th April at Norton Canes Library. This Assembly is a forum whereby electors of the village are invited to ask the Parish Council any questions they may have about the work of the Council and issues relating to the village. This is also an opportunity for Community groups to attend to receive funding from the Parish Council under S137 to support the work of...

Street Trading Policy

Click here to view or download the Street Trading Policy for Cannock Chase District Council.

Potholes

The Parish Council are aware of the frustration of residents with regard to the significant number of potholes that are in the village and which appear to not to be addressed. The Parish Council have been liaising with County Councillor Mrs.D.Todd about the problem and have a good working relationship with the Highways Team who meet regularly to discuss local issues and potholes is always top of the agenda. County Cllr...

Have Your Say

LOCAL PLAN PART (2) Cannock Chase District Council needs your help in deciding where different types of development should go to meet our District needs right now and in the future. The Local Plan Part (2) is a technical document which sets our policies on how much development both housing and business is to take place over the next 15-20 years and where it should happen. There is a plan for Norton Canes with showing...

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...