Upcoming meeting of the Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee

11 March 2022

The next meeting of the Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee is taking place on Thursday 24th March 2022 at 10.00am at the Rising Brook Community Church, Burton Square, Stafford ST17 9LT. The full agenda and papers for the meeting can be viewed here. Members of the public wishing to observe this meeting in person are welcome … Read More

Annual Conference – changing perceptions and behaviours

8 March 2022

Our Annual Conference is a key event in the AONB calendar, giving us the opportunity to bring together local members of the community and AONB Partnership members in support of our outstanding landscape. The theme of this year’s online conference held on 3rd March 2022 was ‘Changing perceptions and behaviours’.  You can read about the … Read More

Cannock Chase AONB welcomes publication of the Government’s response to the Landscapes Review

17 January 2022

On Saturday (15 January) the Government published its response to the Landscapes Review: National Parks and AONBs, an independent review led by Julian Glover and published in 2019. The Cannock Chase AONB Partnership welcomes the Government’s long-awaited response, particularly the opportunity to reinvigorate the status of AONBs with new purposes and powers that will help us to: Drive nature recovery within … Read More

Register for Cannock Chase AONB Annual Conference 3rd March 2022

14 January 2022

Registration is now open for this year’s Cannock Chase AONB Conference taking place on 3rd March 2022, which has as its theme ‘Changing perceptions and behaviours’. Our Chair, Frances Beatty, will be the host for the Conference.  After her welcome attendees will hear about the work of the AONB Partnership and Team over the past … Read More

Calling all artists – Art in the Cannock Chase landscape

17 December 2021

Cannock Chase AONB would like to hear from artists, art advisors, art venues and others involved in the arts and cultural sector who are interested in developing stronger emotional connections between people and Cannock Chase using the arts. Cannock Chase is a cultural landscape of local and national value.  However, its beauty is often intangible … Read More

Upcoming meeting of the Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee

24 November 2021

The next meeting of the Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee is taking place on Monday 6th December 2021 at 10.00am at the Rising Brook Community Church, Burton Square, Stafford ST17 9LT. The full agenda and papers for the meeting can be viewed here. Members of the public wishing to observe this meeting in person are … Read More

Follow the code and help to protect Cannock Chase

6 October 2021

The Cannock Chase AONB Partnership is calling on local communities and visitors to help care for Cannock Chase by following a new Code. Cannock Chase is one of England’s finest landscapes – a beautiful yet fragile place with rare wildlife and important cultural heritage.  Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) status ensures this outstanding landscape … Read More

Further call for applications to the Cannock Chase AONB Sustainable Development Fund

13 August 2021

Are you looking for funding to make your project happen? The Sustainable Development Fund supports projects that will contribute towards conserving, enhancing, and raising awareness of the natural beauty of the AONB, its wildlife, heritage, and its communities.  You will need to demonstrate your project supports the conservation and enhancement of this special area by … Read More

Cannock Chase AONB Annual Review 2020-21

29 July 2021

Our latest Annual Review is now ready for you to enjoy and discover what we have been doing. In what has been an extraordinary and challenging year our AONB Team has kept working with partners and local communities to deliver a range of activities that conserve and enhance the natural beauty of Cannock Chase, and … Read More

Vacancy for Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer

13 July 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to take on the role of Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer to deliver a major new land management grant programme in the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Created by Defra and managed by AONBs and National Park teams across England, the programme will … Read More