GPs urge patients to use 111 service

Doctors in Cannock Chase are advising the public to consider picking up the phone and dialing 111 to find the fastest route to the right care if they need to access non-urgent health services over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. With the holiday weekend fast approaching and pressures likely to increase on hospital services and […]

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Fight continues to save Ivy House

The Planning Control Committee meet on Wednesday 16th to decide the fate of Ivy House in Cannock. Janos Toth, Labour Parlimentary Canditate, will speak at the meeting supporting concerned residents who also oppose the application to demolish the 19th Century building. Janos Toth said: “I am backing residents to keep Ivy House and it should […]

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Easter Markets host fun and games

Cannock Chase Council is working closely with market traders in Cannock and Rugeley to encourage people to support their local market this Easter. The Council manages two markets – Cannock Indoor Market Hall and Prince of Wales Market and Rugeley Market Hall. The markets provide a friendly and individual service offering quality and value for […]

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Cannock Easter Art Competition Winners Announced

Sixteen lucky youngsters have been awarded a goody bag after winning an Easter eggs-travaganza art competition. Bescot Promotions joined forces with Cannock Chase Council to launch the competition for youngsters living in the District. To be in with a chance of winning, children simply had to draw a picture based on what Easter means to […]

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5 Day Weather by WS11 Weather

Here’s the latest 5 day weather forecast, provided by Steve Hopley at WS11 Weather.   Tuesday 15th Daytime mild 14 c, Overnight chilly 3 c Scattered cloud and long sunny spells, feeling mild, remaining dry The evening and overnight will see scattered cloud allowing a chilly night Wednesday 16th Daytime very mild 16 c, overnight […]

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Rugeley Rugby Club aim for Double

Rugeley Rugby Club are setting their sights on a double cup victory with a Cup Final appearance. The club will be facing Stafford-based St Leonard’s at Stoke Rugby Club on the 4th May in the Rubery Owen Cup Final, after a recent 50-10 victory over Linley Kidsgrove. They are currently on target for promotion as […]

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Fire on New Penkridge Road destroys van

A fierce vehicle fire on Saturday the 12th April was dealt with by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue in conjunction with South Staffs and Cannock Police. The fire started in the van’s engine compartment, and as fast spreading, causing the entire vehicle to be completely destroyed. Only a charred shell remained once the fire was out. […]

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Streetstadia returns for Easter Holidays

Young people can keep the boredom at bay during the Easter holiday thanks to a series of free activities hosted by the fire service. The popular portable sporting arena – StreetStadiaTM – will be entertaining eight-17-year-olds in the west of the county throughout the break. StreetStadiaTM transforms open space into a dynamic sporting arena where […]

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