Rugeley Community Conference

On this page you can see the timetables for the community conferences and also the notes from each of the sessions.

26th April 2023

Our next online Community Conference will look at the opportunities for our residents to get involved in well-being, understanding local heritage, enjoying the outdoors, health and volunteering.  

Rugeley Town Council is working with our colleagues at Cannock Chase CAN App which supports individuals as they get more involved in their local community, embracing new opportunities and getting the most out of the local area.

For more information about Cannock Chase CAN, please go to this page. 

If you would like to be directly involved in the day's discussions which will be live-streamed on our Facebook page, please get in touch with the Town Clerk via email

More information will be placed on this site as we get nearer to the event. 

Thursday 7th July 2022

Todays conference looked at three areas: support for those left behind following suicide, mindfulness support and care in general in our community and the development of the Old Chancel in Rugeley. The notes from each of the three sessions are available for you to read below and should you wish to watch the discussions as they took place, they are available on the Rugeley Town Council Facebook page.  Thank you to all those who contributed today.

 Surviving Bereavement

Understanding the local support available for those struggling with mental health issue

The Old Chancel - What do we want to see there? 

 


During todays discussions there was a lot of helpful groups and website that were mentioned.  For contact details of these groups, please go onto the group discussion notes where there are links to all the groups that were mentioned.

 

 

 

24th November 2021

Thank you to everyone contributing to our second Community Conference.  Following on from the success of our online sessions held in May this year, this conference looked at all things tourism.  Discussions included looking at accommodation provision locally, what local destinations were on offer, the Neighbourhood Plan and the future of tourism.

All the sessions were live broadcast on the Town Councils Facebook Page and notes of each of the sessions are available below:  

Accommodation Providers
What can Rugeley Offer the Tourists?
Commonwealth Games and Tourism
Neighbourhood Plan and Tourism 


At our second Community Conference, we welcomed representatives from:

Rugeley Library

Forestry England

Silvertrees Caravan Site

The Old Smoke House

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Rugeley Town Council 

Wednesday 5th May 2021

Rugeley Town Council hosted our first #RugeleyCommunityConference on Wednesday 5th May 2021.  The aim of the day was to allow everyone to take part in local debates and presentations on matters that are important to local people.

 

Throughout the day we hosted a number of Zoom meetings which, whilst being broadcast live via the Town Councils Facebook page, allowed for live time comments and responses to issues. Local residents / schools joined in the debate direct by joining the meetings. See below for the notes from each of the sessions:

Mental Health and Well Being

Dementia Friendly Rugeley

Economic Deprivation and Support

Neighbourhood Plan

Zero Carbon Rugeley / Friends of Hagley 


 


At our first every #RugeleyCommunityConference, we welcomed the following partners who shared their views and thoughts:

 Rugeley Community Church

Changing Room Counselling Service 

Brereton Millions

Dementia Action Alliance

Zero Carbon Rugeley

Engie 

Neighbourhood Plan

Power for All

Friends of Hagley Field

Den 101


Notes from the days sessions

Please use this link to look at the notes from our Mental Health and Wellbeing Session.  Alternatively you may like to watch the session on the councils Facebook page.

 

Please use this link to look at the notes from our social support session.  Alternatively you may like to watch the session on the councils Facebook page. 

 

 Please use this link to look at the notes from our Zero Carbon Rugeley / Friends of Hagley discussion session.  Alternatively you may like to watch the session on our Facebook Page.

 

Please use this link to look at notes from the Dementia Friendly Community discussion session.  Alternatively you may like to watch the session on our Facebook page.

 

Please use this link to look at notes from the Neighbourhood Plan discussion session.  Alternatively you may like to watch the session on our Facebook page.