The Albrighton Trust are delighted to announce their new, improved and extended accessible fishing platforms. Over the past few months the Trust has replaced its platforms and carried out vital maintenance work to its Moat which will ensure sustainable accessible fishing facilities at the Moat for many years to come.
Environment, Rural, Sustainability & Animals
Is your organisation considering a project that could enhance the natural environment in an urban part of Staffordshire?
If so, we would like to hear from you.
Support Staffordshire and Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, with Staffordshire Community Foundation, Staffordshire County Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council, are exploring the potential for submitting a bid for European funding which would be a grant fund for voluntary and community groups as well as town or district councils.
Youth Sailing @ Chasewater (YS@C), part of The Chase Sailing Club, will be scrubbing down their boats and boards in April before they start welcoming new members aboard to discover more about sailing and windsurfing.
The charity is part of RYA OnBoard – a national scheme aiming to make it cheaper for youngsters to participate.
One of the members, Daniel O’Connor, said his confidence and social skills had improved since taking part in sessions in May last year.
Did you know that Lichfield U3A have 57 different groups that meet once a month? – WOW!
Voluntary sector organisations are being encouraging to help shape the future of the county’s rights of way network through a 10 week consultation.
Our stunning rural county boasts 4,500km of public footpaths and bridleways, enjoyed by thousands of people every year. Staffordshire County Council is responsible for working with landowners and others to keep these public rights of way open, safe and appealing for people to use and enjoy.
Transforming the Trent Valley is a HLF funded partnership of organisations looking to enhance and celebrate the Trent Valley between Uttoxeter, Tamworth and Derby.
We would like you to help us learn more about how you use and enjoy the Trent Valley and if you don't, why this is. Please complete this survey to tell us about your experiences. There is a maximum of just 10 questions (depending on your answers) and it should take no more than 5 minutes to fill in.
HS2 is committed to being a good neighbour to those communities impacted by the construction of the railway. To help achieve that goal the independent Construction Commissioner is in place to ensure any complaints are dealt with speedily and effectively.
The Commissioner’s performance is monitored by an independent steering group, who in turn provide advice to ministers at the Department for Transport. The group want to have a genuine community voice to ensure the commissioner holds HS2 to account throughout the construction period.
If you’re part of this local community or visit the area regularly, and are interested in sharing views and ideas with others about this important landscape, then why not join our Community Conversation?
During a series of four evening meetings in October and November we will:
Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stoke-on-Trent City Council have launched their consultation on strategic options for the joint local plan. The consultation document sets out a new vision, aims and objectives for the area, options for employment and housing growth and broad options where development could go covering the period up to 2033.
Fairshare are seeking more members in the Cannock Chase District to join for the opportunity to receive free surplus food from supermarkets.
The Cannock scheme is due to be launched in the next few weeks and Fairshare are seeking organisations and charities operating in the area
It would be better to see good food being used by the local community rather than it going to waste.
Contact Sarvjit Kaur on 07572 228273 for more information.