Norton Canes Parish Council

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 2011 census it had a population of 6,394 and an area of 3,746 acres (15.16 km2) of which 86% is green open space.

On our website, you will find information regarding the parish and its surrounding areas, including agendas and minutes, councillor details, local festivals and events, local news, and more.

Meeting Dates

Find out when the next Parish Council meeting is

Agendas & Minutes

You can view our agendas and minutes for parish council meetings by clicking here.

Councillors & Staff

You can find contact details for our clerk and councillors here.

Parish Newsletter

Click here to go to our parish newsletters, where you can read and download them.

Find out how you can have YOUR SAY in the future of Norton Canes

We want to hear YOUR views.

WHERE do you want to see improvements?
WHAT new facilities do you think are needed?
WHO do you think we need to listen to?
HOW do see the future for the area?
WHEN do you think these changes should be made?


The Parish Council office re=opened as from the 10th August. Measures have been put in place to protect employees whilst recognising that the business of the Council should continue. For the foreseeable future we ask anyone wishing to visit the office to make an appointment which will enable the Clerk to manage the numbers of visitors to the office at anyone time. In terms of managing the risk in this pandemic situation a decision has been made that the toilets at the Parish Office will remain closed to the general public. Please contact the Parish Office on 01543 276812 or

Latest News Posts

Have your say in the future development of Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase Council is seeking your views on important plans and documents that will shape the future of Cannock Chase District. The Council is consulting from Friday 19 March until Friday 30 April 2021 on the Cannock Chase Local Plan Preferred Option and...

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Press Release: Results of survey seeking views on improvements

22 February 2021 Results of survey seeking views on improvements to a local park in Norton Canes are in…  Views from residents living in Norton Canes have been sought as part of a recent consultation to improve the play area and open space at The Cema – Chapel Street...

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Festive Window Competition 2020

The Parish Council at its November meeting discussed events that we normally support during the festive season, one being the Festive Window Competition and the other being the Lantern Parade. Due to the government restrictions and the uncertainty of the changes to...

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Lantern Parade 2020

Sadly, the village’s popular annual lantern parade has also had o be cancelled. Parish councillors reluctantly cancelled this year’s event due to Coronavirus. We did try and look at different ways of doing a festive event but unfortunately due to the current...

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SPCA Bulletin 8th October

Meeting Arrangements In light of further recent announcements about restrictions on meeting in public places, it is perhaps worth reflecting upon the legislation insofar as it affects parish council meetings. The unequivocal advice from NALC is that wherever possible...

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