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Temporary Short Closure at Slitting Mill

Published: 14 Dec 17

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Staffordshire County Council being the highway authority responsible for the repair and maintenance of Slitting Mill Road in Rugeley are satisfied that it is necessary to close to all vehicular traffic that length of Slitting Mill Road adjacent to Railway Bridge for a period of 21 days from the 13th December 2017 Read More...

Employment Fraud Alert

Published: 4 Dec 17

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has identified a number of reports where job seekers are being targeted by fraudsters trying to obtain personal and banking details from them, or requesting money to secure accommodation. Read More...

Christmas Float Route 2017

Published: 27 Nov 17

Once again the Rugeley and District Lions and Rugeley Rotary Club will be escorting Santas Sleigh. Please see more for detailed road routes. Read More...

CCDC New policy on A-Boards in the town

Published: 27 Nov 17

We have been advised that Commercial Use of the Highway Policy 2017 - part of the Highways Act 1980 - has been amended and adopted by Cannock Chase District Council on 18th October 2017. Read More...

Rising Brook - November Update

Published: 23 Nov 17

Here is the latest update on the works at Hagley Fields. Read More...

Gritting Arrangements for Winter 2017

Published: 17 Nov 17

Staffordshire County Council have just released their gritting maps which show sites of grit bins and roads for gritting. Read More...

Speed Laser evaluation checks on Stafford Brook Road, Rugeley

Published: 15 Nov 17

PCSO's recently undertook speed evaluation checks: Read More...

Dementia Support through Song

Published: 9 Nov 17

Delivered by Arts for Health of South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Arts for Health welcomes those living well with dementia and their carers and older adults to the sessions. The programme is delivered by professional singing practitioner Gillie Nicholls. Read More...

OnLine Fraud - watch out!

Published: 7 Nov 17

Can you tell the difference between online fraud and a genuine email? Do you know when something online seems too good to be true? Read More...

Consultation on Sheep Fair / Bow Street Conservation Area

Published: 6 Nov 17

Cannock Chase District Council is seeking your views on the conservation area adjacent to Elmore Park. Read More...

Fraudsters cold calling the elderly

Published: 3 Nov 17

We are reminding residents to be on their guard following reports of several incidents where cold callers have phoned elderly victims with the intention of obtaining money. Our advice would be to never confirm or provide personal and/or financial information over the phone and to end the call immediately. Please ensure the elderly and vulnerable are aware of this advice. Incidents have been reported where fraudsters have phoned residents advising them that they owe large sums of money. The callers can be quite aggressive and sometimes threatening in their approach. If you receive such a call end the call immediately and report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or 999 if they have stated they are sending someone to your home to collect the money. Read More...

Cannock Chase District Council Corporate Plan survey

Published: 1 Nov 17

Cannock Chase Councils new Corporate Plan is due to be published in spring 2018 and will set out their priorities for the future. They are proposing that their priorities for 2018-2021 are Promoting Prosperity and Community Wellbeing. They would love to hear what these priorities mean to you, and your vision of Cannock Chase district for the future. Read More...

Rising Brook - October update

Published: 27 Oct 17

Please click on this link to see the latest newsletter on the works at Hagley Fields: Read More...

Halloween Scare Spectacular

Published: 27 Oct 17

Join us Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October for a night of frightful fun with activities for all ages to enjoy. The night will include a fangtastic Halloween theatre show by Rugeley Musical Theatre Company that will have you shivering in your seats and quaking in the aisles. We also have The Creation Station here to run a creepy craft room – and there will be ghastly games and a raffle with treats for winning participants. Event runs from 6pm - 10pm each evening and tickets are just £5.00. Read More...

Free Art Exhibition TONIGHT (26 Oct) from 6pm

Published: 26 Oct 17

FREE Art Exhibition tonight (26th October) at Rugeley Rose Theatre. Please come along and support local artists - the exhibition features some of the work of the local Rugeley Art Group. The art group is free and meets every Wednesday evening at the theatre. Doors open tonight at 6pm and the bar is open too. Read More...

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for Love Lane 4 - 8th January 2018

Published: 25 Oct 17

Notice is hereby given that the Staffordshire County Council intend not less than seven days from the date of this Notice to make an Order the effect of which will be to prohibit any vehicle from proceeding in that length of Love Lane in Rugeley at a point approximately 20 metres north west of the bridge unless the vehicle is being used in connection with the works; or unless the vehicle requires access to premises on the length of road or is being used for police, fire brigade or ambulance purposes. Pedestrian access will be available. Read More...

Are roadworks getting to you?

Published: 18 Oct 17

Did you know that there is a website just one simple click away where you can see all of the roadworks being undertaken around Rugeley? Read More...

Survey on the condition of both Rugeley stations

Published: 16 Oct 17

West Midlands Rail are seeking views from local communitites regarding facilities at their local railway station; priorities for station improvements; how the station could better serve the wider community. Both Rugeley Town and Rugeley Trent Valley Stations are in this survey. Read More...

Warning of Bogus Officials in the area

Published: 16 Oct 17

We are reminding people to be wary when answering the door to unexpected callers, following a number of recent distraction burglaries involving bogus Water Board officials across Staffordshire. Read More...

Antisocial behaviour around Springfilds Estate and Etchinghill area

Published: 16 Oct 17

There has been an increase in anti-social behaviour around the Springfields Estate and the Etching Hill Area. There have been numerous reports of youths throwing eggs at properties across these areas. Please call 101 to let us know if you have any information about those involved. Read More...

Chase Fit Cycling

Published: 9 Oct 17

Chase Fit Cycling aims to get more people from Cannock Chase out riding their bike and using the natural resource of Cannock Chase in a positive way to be active. Read More...

Voluntary Car Scheme

Published: 9 Oct 17

The VCS is a service for enabling people to get to appointments e.g. hospital, who have no other means of transport. It’s a very valuable service and much appreciated in the community. Read More...

Are you aged 16 - 25 and not in employment, education or training?

Published: 9 Oct 17

If you want to gain new skills and get motivated, the Princes Trust Fairbridge Programme may be for you. Induction / taster sessions on 7th November (10am - 12pm) and programme starts 13th November at Rugeley Community Fire Station. Read More...

Update Photos of Rising Brook bridge

Published: 6 Oct 17

Councillors took the opportunity to view the new bridge at Hagley Fields. The black line from the right opening is eel matting to allow for eels to migrate up stream. Read More...

District and Ward Profiles

Published: 5 Oct 17

Please find a link to access the ward and district profile statistics. Rugeley Town Council covers Etchinghill, Hagley and Western Springs Wards. Read More...

Survey Results available here

Published: 2 Oct 17

Click on this link to take you to an analysis of the recent Rugeley Town Council survey. Read More...

Can you help ID these men following car key burglaries?

Published: 2 Oct 17

Please help if possible to identify these burglars. Read More...

TOWN COUNCIL ACHIEVES AWARD

Published: 28 Sep 17

Rugeley Town Council heard today that it has achieved the Foundation Level of the Local Council Award Scheme. Read More...

Rising Brook

Published: 27 Sep 17

This is an update on progress of the Rising Brook Rugeley Flood Risk Management Scheme Read More...

'Back To The 80's' - an evening of music

Published: 19 Sep 17

Songbirds in Harmony are to perform at the Rugeley Rose Theatre on Saturday 23rd September at 7.30pm. Read More...

Grow Up Great - support for Under 5's!

Published: 15 Sep 17

Do you have, or look after children aged under 5? Looking for ideas and support? Read on for more information about what is available in the Cannock/ Rugeley area. Read More...

War Bride performance FREE

Published: 12 Sep 17

SUNDAY 17th SEPTEMBER Imagineer productions, in conjunction with the Landor Society, presents War Bride as a monument to war, a story of love, loss, comradeship and ultimately hope. Read More...

Road Resurfacing - A460, Hednesford Rd

Published: 12 Sep 17

Sunday 23rd September 2017 - Road Resurfacing Works on A460, Hednesford Rd between the hours of 7.30am and 11pm. Read More...

Rugeley Power Station Consultation

Published: 11 Sep 17

Cannock Chase District Council and Lichfield District Council recently consulted on draft supplementary planning guidance to cover possible development of the power station site. Read More...

Urban Orchard Scheme

Published: 5 Sep 17

Do you have green fingers? Want to tidy up a piece of vacant land? Read More...

Defibrillator to be placed at the Rose Theatre

Published: 1 Sep 17

Rugeley Town Council have received a grant from the British Heart Foundation to support the installation of a defibrillator outside the Rose Theatre. Read More...

Subsidised Travel in Staffordshire

Published: 30 Aug 17

Have your say on whether Staffordshire County Council should continue to subsidise bus travel in the county Read More...

YOUR VIEWS ARE NEEDED

Published: 29 Aug 17

Rugeley Town Council are looking for ideas on how to further support the local community. Read More...

Adult Social Care

Published: 22 Aug 17

Staffordshire County Council website offers help and support to anyone wanting to live independently. Read More...

Warning of forthcoming road closure on Sandy Lane, Rugeley

Published: 22 Aug 17

The notice will prohibit any vehicle from proceeding in that length of A460 Sandy Lane in Rugeley approximately 100 metres either side of its junction with Queensway unless the vehicle is being used in connection with the works; or is being used for police, fire brigade or ambulance purposes. Pedestrian access will be maintained. Access to frontages will be permitted including those on the Pear Tree Estate. Read More...

Hagley Fields flood risk management update

Published: 22 Aug 17

The works during July and early August have included top soiling the top part of the field, sheet piling at the core of the embankment and starting the construction of the pedestrian footbridge on the heritage trail. The foundations of the bridge have been laid, the pipes set and the main structure of the bridge has been set in place (see photo on right). We are considering the options for the brick finish. Whole bricks are now the preferred option and the finish will be similar to the old bridge. Read More...

Free performance of War Bride

Published: 22 Aug 17

Join us for the evocative War Bride performance at the foot of the Hednesford Hills. A story of love, loss, comradeship and ultimately hope. The War Bride stands as a monument to war. Free event. Read More...

Rugeley Flood Alleviation Scheme Update

Published: 27 Jul 17

Over the next 2-3 weeks there will be sheet piling on the Hagley Field. This will mean the loud banging noise heard in May will be experienced. If a member of public wishes to complain please contact Monica Stonham on monicastonham@gmail.com Read More...

Rugeley Power Station Consultation

Published: 25 Jul 17

Comments are now invited on a Supplementary Planning Document which has been prepared jointly by Cannock Chase District Council and Lichfield District Council to guide the future redevelopment of the site of the closed Rugeley Power Station. Read More...

Whats on in August at Rugeley Library

Published: 25 Jul 17

click below to find out about all the activities laid on in Rugeley library for you and your families to enjoy! Read More...

Update on Culvert Works

Published: 19 Jul 17

Onsite Central Limited have confirmed that the culvert clearance works from Albion Street to power Station Road will take place week commencing 24th July and 31st July. Read More...

Help for 17 - 24 year olds to STAY SAFE on the roads

Published: 19 Jul 17

On July 26th and October 11th 2017 from 6pm - 8.30pm, RoadSafety Stafforshire will be running sessions for 17 - 24 year olds looking at drug and alcohol awareness, practical vehicle preparation advice and tyre safety. For more information please contract: roadsafety@staffordshire.gov.uk Read More...

Market Stalls - free of charge to charities etc.

Published: 13 Jul 17

Vacant market stalls available for use in Cannock and Rugeley. Free of charge to any charities, community groups and organisations. Use one of our vacant stalls to hold a tombola, bric-a-brac stall, raise awareness, coffee and cake morning etc. The only condition is that you must hold public liability insurance. Read More...

Free Petting Zoo to come to Rugeley

Published: 13 Jul 17

Rugeley Lotto Events are hosting a free childrens Petting Zoo THIS SATURDAY 12pm - 4pm. Read More...

July 2017 update on flood relief works

Published: 12 Jul 17

Please find below a progress update report from the Environment Agency on the work at Hagley Fields. Read More...

Safer Neighbourhood Panel

Published: 12 Jul 17

Calling all residents aged 18+. The police are urging reps to set forward to join their Safer Neighbourhood Panel to help hold the local Police Commander to account and look at wider criminal justice and community issues in their area. Read More...

Lichfield City Neighbourhood Plan consultation

Published: 12 Jul 17

Rugeley Town Council have been advised that the Neighbourhood Plan for Lichfield City is out for consultation. Read More...

Lions Duck Race Entries

Published: 10 Jul 17

The Blues Brothers duck entries from the Rose Theatre and Rugeley Town Council looked great among the decorated competition entries. Read More...

We're looking forward to the Rugeley Lions Duck Race this weekend!

Published: 7 Jul 17

Here are the entries for Rose Theatre and Rugeley Town Council...The Blues Brothers! Read More...

Battle of Passchendaele Commemoration Service

Published: 6 Jul 17

There will be a service to commemorate the Battle of Passchendaele at St Augustines Church at 2pm on Sunday 30th July 2017. Read More...

Space: live.laugh.learn

Published: 4 Jul 17

Free activities for 11 - 17 year olds available 24 July - 1 September. Read More...

Heroes and Villains

Published: 4 Jul 17

Calling all Superheroes....Brereton Carnival on Saturday 15th July from 12 noon. Carnival procession starts at 11.30am from Hawkins Yard, Redbrook Lane. Read More...

Network Rail Public Consultation Event

Published: 3 Jul 17

Tuesday 4th July from 4pm - 7pm at Rugeley Town Council, Rose Theatre, Tyalors Lane, Rugeley, WS15 2AA Read More...

Honey Bee Swarms

Published: 22 Jun 17

We are getting lots of calls from local residents who are finding swarms of bees in their gardens this summer. Read More...

Advance notice of works to culverts

Published: 22 Jun 17

Last year the Environment Agency undertook clearance works on a culvert in Rugeley town centre, where it ran under the bus station. This financial year they are proposing to undertake clearance works on two culverts, from Albion Street to the junction of Leathermill Lane and Powerstation Road. Read More...

Armed Forces Fun Day

Published: 21 Jun 17

A fun event taking place this Saturday (24th June 2017) 10am - 4pm in Cannock Park. Read More...

Photos of Charter Fair

Published: 15 Jun 17

Take a look at some of the photos of Charter Fair 2017. Read More...

Update on the flood relief works

Published: 14 Jun 17

Please click on the link to see a full update on the work to Hagley Playing Fields Read More...

Matilda summer holiday workshops coming to Rugeley Rose Theatre!

Published: 8 Jun 17

Take up this great holiday scheme opportunity for children ages 8 to 18 years old. Read More...

Live Well Community Cafe

Published: 7 Jun 17

A new initiative to support people living with chronic conditions across Staffordshire will be visiting Rugeley. Read More...

Cyber Safe Staffordshire

Published: 6 Jun 17

Remember, What is illegal offline, is illegal online. Cyber Safe Staffordshire have published an update on cyber security in the county. Read More...

Councillor Vacancy

Published: 4 May 17

Closing Date 19th June. A vacancy has arisen on Rugeley Town Council for a co-opted Councillor. Click below for more information on how to apply and if you are eligible. Read More...

Highway Concerns?

Published: 12 Apr 17

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Blue Badge Holders

Published: 12 Apr 17

This service is provided by Staffordshire County Council. Read More...

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