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This includes looking at the suitability of major planning developments like waste disposal sites and mineral extraction, We also oversee the disposal of domestic rubbish at waste disposal sites.

Climate change funding still available

Climate change funding still available

Description
Community groups, parish councils and schools with projects that help tackle climate change are being reminded that there is still time to apply for funding.
Date:
14 January 2021
Preparation starts for small-scale grazing project

Preparation starts for small-scale grazing project

Description
Work to introduce a cattle-grazing conservation project on part of Cannock Chase is beginning this month.
Date:
14 January 2021
Brighter future for community project thanks to county council funding

Brighter future for community project thanks to county council funding

Description
Trustees and volunteers at Sandfields Pumping Station are celebrating after receiving funding towards the refurbishment of their community venue.
Date:
12 January 2021
Cannock Chase conservation strategy 'should be considered'

Cannock Chase conservation strategy 'should be considered'

Description
A review of another body's public consultation about conservation plans for Cannock Chase says it is strong enough to proceed. The support clears the way for Staffordshire County Council's cabinet to decide whether to back a 15-year, £7.8m strategy to protect vulnerable wildlife and landscape on Cannock Chase.
Date:
07 January 2021
Funding success for Marchington Community Shop

Funding success for Marchington Community Shop

Description
Staff and volunteers from a community shop in East Staffordshire are celebrating after receiving funding for a new flood barrier.
Date:
23 December 2020
Fund launches to help improve local communities and the environment

Fund launches to help improve local communities and the environment

Description
Community groups from across Staffordshire are being invited to apply for funding for projects that help improve their local environment.
Date:
11 November 2020
Cannock Chase conservation plan to be scrutinised

Cannock Chase conservation plan to be scrutinised

Description
A joint £7.8 million conservation plan with the potential to protect Cannock Chase's wildlife and landscape for years to come is to be considered by Staffordshire County Council.
Date:
04 November 2020
Multi-million pound plan to preserve and promote Cannock Chase

Multi-million pound plan to preserve and promote Cannock Chase

Description
A £7.8 million investment to protect Cannock Chase is planned over 15 years by the Cannock Chase Special Area Conservation Partnership (SAC) and will be funded by money from housing developers.
Date:
22 September 2020
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These contact details are for journalists and members of the media only:

Email: pressoffice@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 01785 895050

If you are not a journalist or member of the media and have a general enquiry please:

Email: contactus@staffordshire.gov.uk
Call: 0300 111 8000