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Published: 9 Oct 20

Read on for more information about how the Rugeley Rose Theatre will be using their £94,000 grant!


Published: 6 Oct 20

Read on for more information about free training for businesses so that they can join the ShopAppy initiative.

ShopAppy is coming to Rugeley

Published: 17 Aug 20

Rugeley Town Council are supporting the ShopAppy virtual marketplace for Rugeley. To find out how to register your business, see the flyer.

Council gets ready for non-essential shops to re-open

Published: 10 Jun 20

Cannock Chase Council is able to support retailers planning to re-open from 15 June with practical advice and information on how to manage customers queueing and entering the premises and protecting retail staff with appropriate hygiene measures.

New £1million funding pot for local businesses in Cannock Chase District opens.

Published: 9 Jun 20

A new grant scheme is now available to small businesses who may have missed out on previous government funding.

Why is my blue bin not being collected?

Published: 29 May 20

Contamination at an all time high for Cannock Chase Council

Who is my coronavirus food parcel from?

Published: 22 May 20

.... this might be useful in identifying where parcels are coming from...

Cannock Chase Council’s Community Vulnerability Hub

Published: 5 May 20

Cannock Chase Community Vulnerability Hub is targeting local residents considered most at risk as well the Council’s most vulnerable housing tenants. Its main aim is to enable people to access essential foods and supplies and signpost to other support services.

Missed a bin collection?

Published: 5 May 20

Report it to Cannock Chase Council using the link below:

Rugeley Town Council donate £5,000 to The Hart School to produce face shields.

Published: 2 May 20

ugeley Town Council are proud to announce that at Finance and Management Committee last week, it was agreed to donate £5,000 to The Hart School, Rugeley to help them manufacture face shields.

Testing for Coronavirus

Published: 30 Apr 20

In addition to essential workers, anyone in Staffordshire who is showing symptoms of coronavirus and: • is aged 65 and over or • has to leave home to go to work can now request a test to confirm whether they have the virus or not.

Arch Street road closure plans

Published: 28 Apr 20


VE Day Celebrations to take place on 8th May 2020

Published: 21 Apr 20


How do I apply for finanical support for my business?

Published: 14 Apr 20

Please click below for more information and links for getting business support and rate relief.

District Council warns of scams relating to Business Support Grants

Published: 8 Apr 20

As Cannock Chase Council prepares to make its first Business Support Grant payments after receiving funding from government, it is warning against a number of business scams that have been brought to its attention.

COVID-19 Support Fund for the Voluntary Sector

Published: 8 Apr 20

financial help is available to ensure that communities are resilient, connected and safe during this crisis. This is rapid, flexible funding to support communities to do their bit and to make sure that the voluntary sector continues to thrive now and after the crisis.

London Northwestern Amended Tmetable

Published: 3 Apr 20

From Monday , 6 April, we will be running a new timetable. This is a key part of the rail industry’s commitment to keep trains running for essential workers during the coronavirus outbreak.

Advert for 2 co-opted councillor vacancies

Published: 31 Mar 20

Rugeley Town Council are seeking two enthusiastic individuals to join our council until May 2023.

CCDC car parks next to parks are now closed.

Published: 27 Mar 20

Cannock Chase Council will be locking car parks located next to parks until further notice, from today (Friday 27 March).

Cannock Chase Waste & Recycling Collections during COVID-19

Published: 27 Mar 20

Cannock Chase Council would like to reassure residents that waste and recycling collections, including the brown bin collections are continuing as normal in the District during the COVID-19 outbreak for the time being.

Temporary closure for Cannock Chase Hospital’s Minor Injury Unit

Published: 18 Mar 20

The Minor Injury Unit (MIU) at Cannock Chase Hospital will close temporarily from Wednesday 18th March to help staff at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust provide safe services to seriously ill patients needing urgent care at New Cross Hospital.

Coronavirus Update

Published: 17 Mar 20

Following official government advice issued yesterday (Monday 16 March) on how we can slow the spread of Coronavirus, we regret to announce that Rugeley Rose Theatre & Community Hall will be closed with immediate effect until further notice. Rugeley Fringe Festival and Rugeley Charter Fair will also no longer take place. Town Council meetings are also cancelled until further notice. It is hoped that we will be able to rearrange the Fringe and Charter Fair for later this year and updates will be posted here on a regular basis.

Notice of 2 Councillors Vacancies

Published: 9 Mar 20

Please find attached the two Notice of Vacancies for Rugeley Town Council which expire on 27th March 2020.

How to report a highways fault.

Published: 26 Feb 20

We are regularly approached by members of the public wishing to report potholes, overgrown hedges covering pavements etc in and around Rugeley. Did you know that there is a way to report these issues on line?

Rugeleys Whats on Where

Published: 11 Feb 20

Did you know that our friends at Rugeley Community Church maintain a list of all local activitites?

Free half term fun day at Rugeley Market Hall

Published: 7 Feb 20

On Tuesday 18 February from 11am-2pm at Rugeley Market Hall there will be free face painting and balloon modelling and free art and craft sessions for local children.

Cannock Market Hall to Close in November

Published: 31 Jan 20

Cannock Chase Council has taken the difficult decision to close Cannock Indoor Market Hall. It follows a consultation with stall holders and the public in October 2019.

Rugeley Voluntary Litter Champions

Published: 30 Jan 20

Can you feel that change in the air? Could it be Spring? May be not, but the Rugeley Big Spring Clean is already being organised!

Pop Up Cinema returns to the Rose Theatre

Published: 24 Jan 20

Come along for two great films on Monday 17th February. Go to to get your tickets.

All Change at Rugeley Leisure Centre

Published: 15 Jan 20

Residents in Rugeley can now enjoy state-of-the-art equipment and a quality fitness experience following the completion of a £500,000 investment at Rugeley Leisure Centre.

CCDC Seeks help with an animal welfare case

Published: 8 Jan 20

Cannock Chase Council is asking for help to find the owner of a dog and a white Citroen Dispatch van registration SL09 WVK.

Improvements agreed for Rugeley open space

Published: 20 Dec 19

Cannock Chase Council’s Cabinet has approved spending of £48,322 on improvements to the open space adjoining Fortescue Lane, Bonney Drive and Eaton Drive in Rugeley.

Be Safe this Christmas!

Published: 5 Dec 19

Our friends at the Chase Community Safety Partnership are offering free purse bells which can be clipped to the zip on your purse or wallet. If someone tries to dip into your handbag the twin bells will jingle to alert you to any potential theft.

Pedestrianisation Order for Rugeley Town Centre

Published: 21 Nov 19

Rugeley has a pedestrianisation order to protect its town centre. Click on the link to read more on the restrictions.

UK Parliamentary Election for the CHannock Chase Constituency

Published: 8 Nov 19

Forms of nomination for the parliamentary election may be obtained at the Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 1BG. They must be submitted no later than 4pm on Thursday 14th November 2019.

UK Parliamentary Election for the CHannock Chase Constituency

Published: 8 Nov 19

Forms of nomination for the parliamentary election may be obtained at the Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 1BG. They must be submitted no later than 4pm on Thursday 14th November 2019.

Warning to residents on recent Council Tax scam

Published: 7 Nov 19

Cannock Chase Council is urging local residents to be vigilant due to a new council tax scam whereby criminals are targeting people across the District offering bogus refunds.

Scam Calls - Fake Amazon Subscriptions

Published: 1 Nov 19

Criminals are targeting members of the public with automated calls stating that the recipient has been charged for an Amazon Prime subscription. The callers use this lure as a way to gain access to the recipient’s online banking account.

Keep opportunist burglars at bay

Published: 31 Oct 19

We are reminding residents to take simple crime prevention measures this autumn as burglaries often increase at this time of year.

Council acts to fill empty town centre units

Published: 29 Oct 19

Cannock Chase Council is offering discounted business rates on empty retail units in Rugeley, Hednesford and Cannock.

Cannock Chase Special Area of Conservation Partnership

Published: 23 Oct 19

This note is to bring to your attention to a current consultation about Cannock Chase which may be of interest to you and communities in your ward or parish.

Hart School Admission Consultation

Published: 22 Oct 19

Today the Hart School will begin a consultation to reduce their Pupil Admission Number (PAN) from 360 per year group to 220, effective from September 2021.

Cabinet agree to replace ‘A-Board’ policy with Charter

Published: 18 Oct 19

Cannock Chase Council’s Cabinet agreed at their meeting today to replace the Commercial Use of the Highway Policy with a new Charter.

Pop Up Cinema returns to the Rose Theatre

Published: 18 Oct 19

Monday 28th October sees two films being shown.

Board Director Vacancy - Voluntary Position

Published: 20 Sep 19

The Charity is now looking to recruit new members to the Board, as part of its succession planning.

Gnosall Young Driver Event

Published: 18 Sep 19

Monday 7th October 2019 7pm – 9pm To be held at Grosvenor Centre ST20 0EX

Rugeley Best Shop Front Competition

Published: 13 Sep 19

Thank you to all those shops and market stalls who joined into the spirit and entered the Best Shop Front competition.

What's On Where?

Published: 3 Sep 19

Please click on the attached link to take you to a brilliant page which lists events being run locally.

Rugeley Town Council bags £2,000 from Tescos Community Grant Scheme.

Published: 1 Aug 19

Rugeley Town Council is delighted to announce it has bagged £2,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme.

Board Director Vacancy - voluntary position

Published: 1 Aug 19

The Hopkins and Sneyd Almshouse Charity are looking for a Board Director to support their work.

Elmore Park acheives Green Flag Award for the 3rd year.

Published: 22 Jul 19

Green Flag Award winners were revealed on 18 July 2019 nationwide, and Cannock Park, Elmore Park, Ravenhill Park, Castle Ring, Stile Cop Cemetery and Hednesford Park are among the record breaking 1,970 UK parks and green spaces and 131 in thirteen other countries around the world.

If you are aged between 16 - 30 and have a supported learning need, read on....

Published: 2 Jul 19

Do you want to build your confidence, learn new skills and make new friends?

Businesses invited to attend free business health check `clinic`

Published: 25 Jun 19

Businesses in Cannock Chase are being invited to attend a free business health check ‘clinic’ with a Growth Hub Advisor next week.

Beware more rogue traders!

Published: 20 Jun 19

Sadly a local Norton Canes resident has fallen foul to a rouge trader. The trader has stated they have to deliver fence panels to a neighbouring property and the only access would be through the informants garden.

Chase Line Electrification Talk

Published: 19 Jun 19

On Wednesday 17th July 2019 from 3pm - 4.30pm, come along to the Museum of Cannock Chase.

Beware of Bogus Trades People

Published: 19 Jun 19

Residents are being advised to be wary of employing tradespeople who call unannounced after a woman in Rugeley paid £6,000 for work that wasn't completed.

Together We're Better

Published: 19 Jun 19

Rugeley Community Centre will be hosting this event next Tuesday - 25th June 2019.


Published: 12 Jun 19

Please find attached a press release.


Published: 6 Jun 19

Come on down to Green lane, Rugeley to enjoy this years Charter Fair on Saturday 8th June.


Published: 4 Apr 19

Rugeley Town Council have two exciting new job opportunities.

Notice of Uncontested Election

Published: 4 Apr 19

Following yesterdays deadline for submission by candidates for elections, Rugeley Town Councils 19 seats will be uncontested.

Can you support someone suffering from dementia?

Published: 25 Mar 19

Would you like to volunteer and help a person with Dementia? With full training and paid expenses this is a wonderful opportunity to support someone affected by Dementia. The Alzheimer’s Society are looking for volunteers join their side by side service in Birmingham and Solihull For more information please contact Tim Kindred on 07545 094878 or Email:

Notice Of Elections

Published: 22 Mar 19

Closing Date is 4pm Wednesday 3rd April 2019.

Nomination Packs for Town Councillor Elections

Published: 15 Mar 19

Thinking of becoming a Town Councillor? Here are the links to the nomination pack and the guidance notes.

Indoor Easter Fiesta

Published: 13 Mar 19

The Rotary Club of Rugeley presents All the Fun of the Fair!

Heritage Money Comes to Rugeley

Published: 8 Mar 19

Rugeley Town Council has recently been awarded £10,000 for a local heritage project. Read on for more information.

Ever thought about becoming a Town Councillor?

Published: 4 Mar 19

See the poster below for more information.


Published: 27 Feb 19

The Charter Fair will be held on Saturday 8th June 2019 at Green Lane Fields, Rugeley.

Danny, Champion of the World

Published: 20 Feb 19

Get ready for this fantastic performance on Friday 28th June at 7pm

Time for a Cuppa Dementia Support Event

Published: 13 Feb 19

Please pop along to Mansefield House, Rugeley on Saturday 23rd March from 10.30am - 1pm

Go Ukulele Crazy concert

Published: 8 Feb 19

In aid of St Giles Hospice, join us on Saturday 13th April at 7.15pm at the Victory Church, Anson Street, Rugeley.

Mystery Plays Revisited...

Published: 1 Feb 19

On Monday 25th February 2019, come and see students from Staffordshire University perform from scripts supplied by Lichfield Mystery Community Arts.

Rugeley Power Station Community Planning

Published: 23 Jan 19

The community are invited to a forum at 7.30pm on Wednesday 30th January 2019 at Brereton and Ravenhill Parish Hall.

Are you ready for Local Elections?

Published: 22 Jan 19

On Thursday 2nd May 2019, elections will be held for Rugeley Town Council. Read on for more information about how to be involved.

Rugeley Power Station Community Planning Weekend

Published: 7 Jan 19

Following the recent Rugeley Power Station Community Planning Weekend we have been passed the summary document of the findings.

Schedule of Council Meetings

Published: 20 Dec 18

Here is an easy list of all the council meetings scheduled for 2019. There may be changes around the May dates owing to District and Town Council elections so refer to the councils page for meetings for up to date information

St Augustines Christmas Tree Festival

Published: 11 Dec 18

Rugeley Town Council have teamed up with local children in order to decorate one of the trees in the festival.

MyStaffs App for your phone

Published: 5 Dec 18

myStaffs is a handy app that combines all the services you may need, from just a tap of a button.

Pictures of Remembrance Service

Published: 20 Nov 18

Thanks to Jon Parkes from the British Legion for these photographs of the Centenary events marking the end of World War 1.

Rugeley Town Council gets Quality Status!

Published: 13 Nov 18

We have today heard that we have received the Quality Award level from the Local Council Award Scheme.

Dementia Friendly Events at Museum of Cannock Chase

Published: 7 Nov 18

Why not come along and join in with these two dementia friendly events on the 13th and 26th November 2018?

Conservation Area Consultations have begun

Published: 2 Nov 18

Cannock Chase Council have stated a six week consultation period on 3 Rugeley Conservation Areas

Rugeley Town Council Fireworks Display CANCELLED

Published: 31 Oct 18

Rugeley Town Council sadly have had to cancel the Fireworks Display this year which would have been held on Saturday 3rd November.

Rugeley: 150 years of a country town

Published: 23 Oct 18

The Landor Society have released this fascinating book which looks at the development of Rugeley since the mid 17th century. Could this be a stocking filler for someone you know?

Family Fun Film Day

Published: 15 Oct 18

On Monday 29th October, the Rose Theatre will be showing Peter Rabbit (10am) and Incredibles 2 (2pm).

A Variety Spectacular Event

Published: 15 Oct 18

Friday 16th November from 6.30pm - 11pm

Lichfield Call For Sites

Published: 9 Oct 18

Lichfield District Council have put out their call for sites for the local plan. Please click on the link to view the application forms.

Free tickets available for The Last Day remembrance event

Published: 9 Oct 18

On Saturday 17th November 2018 at 7.30pm, Rugeley Rose Theatre will be hosting a special performance of 'The Last Day', written to commemorate the centenary of the end of WW1.

Staffordshire Police Newsletter

Published: 3 Oct 18

Staffordshire Police have release their latest newsletter.

Completion of the Audit for the year ended 31st March 2018

Published: 3 Sep 18

The annual audit for 2017/2018 has been completed and is available to view on this website.

Election Results for Rugeley - Etching Hill

Published: 3 Sep 18

Please click on the link to see the results of the poll held for the vacant position at Etching Hill on 30th August 2018.

Dementia Support Event

Published: 3 Sep 18

If you are living with Dementia or caring for someone with Dementia, this event could be fore you.

Room on the Broom Buggy Walk

Published: 3 Sep 18

Rugeley Library are running this event on Tuesday 30th October 2018 at 2.00pm for a cost of £1. Please book to avoid disappointment. See attached fro more details.

Notice of Polling Stations for Etching Hill By Election 30th August 2018

Published: 10 Aug 18

Please find attached the list of the polling stations for the up coming bye election for the vacancy of 1 x town councillor at Rugeley Town Council

Election called for Town Councillor vacancy

Published: 3 Aug 18

An election will be held on 30th August for the position of Rugeley Town Councillor.


Published: 30 Jul 18

Come along and develop your artistic talents at our free art classes. Just bring along your paints, brushes and paper/canvas and get expert guidance.

Councillor Surgeries

Published: 30 Jul 18

We have been advised that CCDC Cllr Olivia Lyons will be holding the first of her monthly surgeries on Saturday 15th September from 10.30am - 12.30pm in Rugeley Library.

Cannock and Rugeley Police Surgery

Published: 30 Jul 18

On Thursday 2nd August, your local officers will be holding an on line chat for all residents of Cannock and Rugeley.

How councils operate and ideas for future working

Published: 13 Jul 18

Attached is a brilliant, easy to read document that lays out ideas for working with local councils. It also includes ideas for projects.

Scarecrow Hunting in Rugeley!

Published: 6 Jul 18

Friends of Rugeley Library have knitted scarecrows (and one Dennis the Menace to tie in with the Summer Reading Challenge theme) which they will be taking round town for shops and cafes to put in their windows and families can pick up a free trail sheet from the library to fill in. There will be prize draw to win Dennis at the end of the school holidays.

Cannock Chase Local Plan

Published: 2 Jul 18

Cannock Chase Council is seeking your views on important plans and documents that will shape the future of Cannock Chase District. CCDC is consulting from Monday 2nd July until Tuesday 28th August 2018 on the following documents.

Damage to 200 year old bridge - call for witnesses

Published: 20 Jun 18

Did you witness bridge vandalism damage in Hagley Drive, Rugeley on 6th June?

Charter Fair Parade Winners

Published: 12 Jun 18

Here is a quick look at the winners and runners up for the parade on Charter Fair Day. Thank you to all who took part. Maybe your group can think of a good theme for next year and enter into the fun?

Councillor Vacancies

Published: 8 Jun 18

At the meeting of Full Council on Wednesday 6th June, Rugeley Town Council appointed two new co-opted Councillors.

Understanding Council Meetings

Published: 8 Jun 18

It is fantastic that we are getting more and more people attending our council meetings. I thought it may be useful to clarify a few points to help everyone understand about how the meetings are run as they can appear to be confusing.

Fake emails and text messages from TSB

Published: 4 Jun 18

There has been a sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake text messages and emails claiming to be from TSB, according to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB).

Rugeley Town Council takes to the radio waves

Published: 22 May 18

Today the Town Clerk went over to Cannock Chase Radio to talk about what we do and Whats On in Rugeley.

Agenda for Rugeley Annual Parish Assembly

Published: 15 May 18

Here is the agenda for the Annual Parish Assembly which will be held on Wednesday the 23rd May in the Rose Theatre. Come along to find out what your community is up to and have a say on issues that concern you.


Published: 4 May 18

Owing to recent resignations, there are 2 positions available for co-opted councillors on Rugeley Town Council.

Rugeley Annual Parish Assembly

Published: 27 Apr 18

Come and see what local community groups are doing in your area. How can you get involved? Raise concerns or ideas you have to make Rugeley a better place!

Hagley Fields Update

Published: 24 Apr 18

Please see the attached document which gives the latest update on development at Hagley Fields.

Georges Marvellous Medicine

Published: 23 Apr 18

Come down for a performance of Georges Marvellous Medicine. Public and School performances are available.

Jobs Fair this Friday!

Published: 17 Apr 18

Come along to the Rose Theatre this Friday from 10am to meet around 40 organisations and companies offering 100's of jobs.

Rising Brook Flood Risk Management Scheme Update

Published: 9 Apr 18

March 2018 Update

Casual Vacancies

Published: 3 Apr 18

Two vacancies for councillors have arisen at Rugeley Town Council

False Telephone Preference Service

Published: 16 Mar 18

We have been made aware of reports where fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a ‘Telephone Preference Service’ - an enhanced call-barring service, which includes barring international call centres.

Whats On in Rugeley

Published: 14 Mar 18

Please find attached the March list of events operated through CCDC in Rugeley

Roadworks to main road through Brereton and Ravenhill 3rd - 20th April 2018

Published: 7 Mar 18

Please see the link below in relation to a closure of the A460 Main Road Brereton during April as part of developer Sec. 278 works.

Resurfacing Works at Market Street

Published: 5 Mar 18

Starting w/b 12th March 2018, Amey Services Ltd will be carrying out essential carriageway resurfacing works in Market Street Rugeley from Station Road island to Bryans Lane.

Rising Brook Flood Risk Management Scheme Update

Published: 15 Feb 18

Since the December 2017 official opening of the scheme, a number of additional works have taken place.

Seniors Afternoon Tea

Published: 12 Feb 18

Know someone who would like to get out of the house for a bit and enjoy afternoon tea?

Libraries Consultation.

Published: 9 Feb 18

Have your say on the future of Staffordshire County Council managed libraries.

Fraudsters alert

Published: 8 Feb 18

Fraudsters are attempting to entice victims who are looking for cheap flights abroad.

Rugeley Work Club Starts Tuesday 30th January.

Published: 9 Jan 18

Rugeley Workclub starting Tuesday 30th January from 10am to 12pm at Rugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors Lane, Rugeley.. Learn Interview Techniques, get help with CV's and Job Application Forms and lots of guidance and support on Employment Issues.

Fraudsters impersonating Police Officers

Published: 5 Jan 18

Urgent alert from Staffordshire police - please read.

Car Thieves Prefer Keys!

Published: 4 Jan 18

Please click on the attached document for more information about how the police and the public are working together to beat car crime.

Rugeley Town Council Meetings for 2018

Published: 2 Jan 18

Please find below the list of all council meetings and committee meetings for Rugeley Town Council for 2018.

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

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.

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.

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.

Rising Brook - November Update

Published: 23 Nov 17

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

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.

Speed Laser evaluation checks on Stafford Brook Road, Rugeley

Published: 15 Nov 17

PCSO's recently undertook speed evaluation checks:

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Rising Brook - October update

Published: 27 Oct 17

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Can you help ID these men following car key burglaries?

Published: 2 Oct 17

Please help if possible to identify these burglars.


Published: 28 Sep 17

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

Rising Brook

Published: 27 Sep 17

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

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Urban Orchard Scheme

Published: 5 Sep 17

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

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.

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


Published: 29 Aug 17

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

Adult Social Care

Published: 22 Aug 17

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

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.

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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Space: live.laugh.learn

Published: 4 Jul 17

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Armed Forces Fun Day

Published: 21 Jun 17

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

Photos of Charter Fair

Published: 15 Jun 17

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

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

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.

Live Well Community Cafe

Published: 7 Jun 17

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

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.

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.

Highway Concerns?

Published: 12 Apr 17

Blue Badge Holders

Published: 12 Apr 17

This service is provided by Staffordshire County Council.

Council Tax or Housing Enquiries

Published: 12 Apr 17

Cannock Chase Local Plan Part 2

Published: 2 Mar 17