Cannock Chase, England Newswire

Cannock Chase, England Newswire

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  1. It's not unusual to find Tom Jones in the forest near Rugeley this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Staffordshire Newsletter

    WELSH megastar Sir Tom Jones is swapping the green, green grass of home for the forest when he heads to Cannock Chase Forest in July. The singer's musical career spans five decades, boasting a long string of hits including It's Not Unusual, Kiss, What's New Pussycat and Stoke City FC anthem Delilah.

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  2. Street cleaner hurt while clearing up fly-tipped rubbish in Cannock ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    The council worker from Cannock Chase Council's street cleansing team stumbled and suffered a broken bone in his wrist near Norton Canes. The load of approximately 2.5 tonnes of waste had been illegally dumped at the site from what appeared to have been a large van or lorry.

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  3. Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien's former home near Stafford is up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    FANTASY fans have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to buy a slice of literary history after the Staffordshire home of author JRR Tolkien went up for sale. Tolkien, the world famous author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, spent an important period of his early life in Staffordshire, in particular during the Great War when posted to the Army training camps on Cannock Chase.

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  4. Five Burton leisure venues including Meadowside could be privatised as plans move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Burton Mail

    East Staffordshire Borough Council has agreed to seek a firm, such as a Trust, to run some of its leisure venues East Staffordshire Borough Council has agreed to seek a firm, such as a Trust, to run some of its leisure venues The future of five popular leisure venues in Burton is up for grabs as councillors have agreed to seek out private companies to take over their running. Meadowside Leisure Centre, Shobnall Leisure Complex, The Brewhouse Arts Centre, the civic function suite at Burton Town Hall and Burton Market Hall could all be run by private companies as East Staffordshire Borough Council evaluates how its leisure, sports and cultural services should be managed in the future.

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  5. Shop worker, 22, sets up bus firm after Arriva cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    VISION... How Chase Bus could look. The route branding is used as an example and is not the final route.

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  6. Plan identifies land for almost 300 homes in Rugeley and BreretonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    THE first drop-in event about a master plan for the development of Cannock Chase will be held this week. Consultation on The Local Plan runs until March 27 and the first event where people can view plans and ask questions will be at Norton Canes Library on Thursday, 3.30pm - 6.30pm.

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  7. Volvo love-nest comes with new V90 Cross Country estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | This Is Money

    Four challenger banks savers need to keep an eye out for this year: From Ford to one where staff have to swear an oath It's time to put the pieces back together for economic reality - even if that means shares fall, says fund manager RICHARD BUXTON Volvo's pop-up Valentine's love-nest comes complete with new all-terrain V90 Cross Country estate model as getaway car Ten mainstream cars that are best at holding their value: Footballers' flash motors make disastrous investments - unless it's Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Porsche... We booked a wedding anniversary trip to Gran Canaria and then got a shock A 320 bill when hotel firm Alpharooms demanded more cash Another energy giant unveils inflation-busting price hike: 1.1m Scottish Power customers hit with 7.8% increase MARKET REPORT: Dental deal puts smile on Elementis' face as chemical firm reveals plan to expand its personal care business Would ... (more)

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  8. Volvo love-nest comes with new V90 Cross Country estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Mail

    As Valentine's Day draws near, Volvo, in conjunction with Tablet hotels, has created for one month only its own pop-up romantic love-nest it calls the Get Away Lodge. Tucked away amid the tranquil snowy mountains, rivers and dense woodland of northern Sweden, but close enough to the buzzing winter sports village of Are, the recently renovated, cosy lodge with a wood-burning stove and snug double bedroom is available from March 3 to March 29 for A 328 per night .

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  9. Valentine's couples urged to check Staffordshire food hygiene ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    VALENTINE'S Day is just around the corner and Cannock Chase Council is reminding loved-up couples to ensure they look before they book. The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme rates food businesses on their hygiene standards, based on inspections carried out by local authority food safety officers.

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  10. The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust accommodates site and user...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | PRWeb

    "The ability to drive so many Radiology functions from one screen - and quickly - was welcomed by our Trust. Soliton IT has consistently shown competence and a positive attitude on this project".

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  11. Cannabis factory found dumped on Cannock ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    The waste, which included canisters, tubing, polytunnels and compost, was found on Friday night at Chase Vista car park, off Chase Road, Brocton. A regular Cannock Chase visitor, who asked not to be named, said cannabis leaves had been found among the waste which had been set on fire.

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    Monday Feb 6 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    HEALTH commissioners across Stafford and Cannock have taken steps to boost awareness of mental health issues in the workplace by signing up to the national Mindful Employer initiative. Stafford and Surrounds and Cannock Chase Clinical Commissioning Groups have signed the Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health, a formal declaration of the CCGs' commitment to the wellbeing of staff.

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  13. More than 4,000 people in Staffordshire and South Cheshire... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | This Is Staffordshire

    More than 4,000 people from across Staffordshire and South Cheshire have called for Donald Trump to be allowed to make a state visit to the UK. By 7.30am this morning a total of 849 people had signed the petition across the three Stoke-on-Trent Parliamentary constituencies.

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  14. Number of nurses on wards too low at New Cross and Cannock Chase hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Daily Millbury

    Health chiefs have a national target of 80 per cent nurse staffing across inpatient wards - but data shows 33 per cent of wards at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust dipped below that level on average each month last year.In January and February last year, 42 per cent of wards were understaffed for nurses and health care assistants.The figure dropped to 37 per cent in March, and improved to 27 per cent in June.But July and August were tough months again for nurses, with 35 per cent and 36 per cent of wards understaffed in the two hospitals.For the last two months of 2016, 29 per cent of wards were understaffed.The main gaps in the rotas were for registered nurse night shifts.In January and February, there were 16 wards understaffed for night nurses, and for November and December, 13 wards had less staff than the national target.To try and ease the staffing crisis, the trust is looking to ... (more)

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  15. Plans showing potential housing sites in red, with green belt land highlighted in green linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    A DEVELOPMENT plan has identified green belt land in Rugeley and Brereton as options for potentially more than 1,600 new homes. Cannock Chase Council is consulting people on The Local Plan , which will allocate sites for homes, businesses and green spaces based on the overall figures and policies set out in the Local Plan , which was adopted by the Council in 2014.

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  16. Elbow unveils new music video starring Benedict CumberbatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | PanArmenian Network

    'Gentle Storm' is a reboot of Godly & Creme's 'Cry' 1985 clip, which featured faces blending into one another and was directed by Kevin Godley. The idea to re-imagine the 'Cry' video came from Elbow frontman Guy Garvey, who features in the video with his bandmates and Cumberbatch.

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  17. Andrew DonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    STAFFORD'S outgoing health boss has said he thinks it would be possible to deliver 24/7 urgent and emergency care services in the town - but they may not be known as A&E in the future. Campaigners have calling for the return of a 27/7 A&E department to Stafford's hospital since opening hours were reduced in 2011.

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  18. Watch new Elbow video starring Benedict CumberbatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | NME

    'Gentle Storm' is a reboot of Godly & Creme's 'Cry' 1985 clip, which featured faces blending into one another and was directed by Kevin Godley. The idea to re-imagine the 'Cry' video came from Elbow frontman Guy Garvey, who features in the video with his bandmates and Cumberbatch.

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  19. Rugeley MP says power station site should be home to "high skilled, high wage jobs"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    RUGELEY'S MP is calling for some form of leisure facility on the site of the town's power station. Demolition of the power station, which was closed last summer by French energy group Engie, is expected to start next year.

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  20. Plans revealed for future of Rugeley Power Station siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    HOMES, jobs, leisure and a battery storage facility - that is what the future could hold for the site of Rugeley Power Station. Demolition of the power station, which was closed last summer by French energy group Engie, is expected to start before the end of June and most leisure groups at the site have been told to vacate by March 31. Tony McGovern, managing director of Cannock Chase District Council, which owns part of the land, has spoken to the Newsletter about future plans for the site.

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