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Pupils secure funding towards cost of new school bike shed

Pupils secure funding towards cost of new school bike shed

Description
Pupils from Walton High School in Stafford are celebrating after receiving funding to build a new bike shed for Sixth Form students.
Date:
22 February 2021
Ancient trees under threat from damage

Ancient trees under threat from damage

Description
Ancient oak trees dating back to the time of King Henry VIII are being damaged by people building illegal trails through Brocton Coppice for use by mountain bikes, off-road motorbikes and quad bikes.
Date:
16 February 2021
£7.8m Cannock Chase conservation plan backed

£7.8m Cannock Chase conservation plan backed

Description
£7.8 million plans to protect Cannock Chase's vulnerable landscape and wildlife for future generations have been backed by Staffordshire County Council.
Date:
20 January 2021
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
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