Do you know where this is?

19 December 2019

Staffordshire Past Track has just added an historic image of sheep grazing on Cannock Chase to its collection. The image is one of a number taken by Walter Williams of Stafford that date from around 1890 to 1897, but the exact location isn’t known. If you have any ideas, please get in touch. The cottage … Read More

Gentleshaw Common Into the Future

19 December 2019

Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership has been awarded a grant of £192,291 over 6 years by National Grid’s Landscape Enhancement Initiative* to be delivered at Gentleshaw Common. The grant is provided to help reduce the landscape and visual impact of existing electricity pylons and overhead lines in protected landscapes. The pylons … Read More

Managing Cannock Chase – latest update

3 December 2019

Over the last few years Staffordshire County Council, working with RSPB and Natural England, has been discussing and developing options for managing open habitats on Cannock Chase. The options include types of management that have been used for many years on the Chase, such as cutting and controlled burning of heather, cutting and spot treating … Read More