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

Upcoming meeting of the Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee

30 June 2021

The AGM and next meeting of the Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee is taking place on Monday 12 July 2021 at 11.00am at the Rising Brook Community Church, Burton Square, Stafford ST17 9LT. Agenda items include presentations on preparations for the Commonwealth Games 2022 and details about grants available to farmers and land managers in … Read More

The Growing Things – pop-up exhibition at Chasewater Innovation Centre

20 April 2021

Chasewater Innovation Centre is hosting a pop-up exhibition by young photographer Sam Laughlin between 21 April – 28 May. In 2020 Sam walked the length of the West Midlands region in one trip, starting in the Wye Valley and walking north through Cannock Chase to the Staffordshire Moorlands and Peak District. His work explores the … Read More

Resources for local businesses on Cannock Chase

15 April 2021

A new toolkit is available to help local businesses appreciate the special qualities of Cannock Chase and how they can use a sense of place to develop and promote their products and services. Being associated with one of England’s finest landscapes makes business-sense: Telling customers that you’re in one of the finest landscapes in the … Read More

End of the lines at Shugborough Estate

18 February 2021

Views at Shugborough Estate on Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are about to get better. Shugborough Estate is an iconic Grade 1 Listed Park of international significance with extensive parkland and pleasure grounds, and a major tourist attraction. Part of the park and the main visitor route to the Mansion is crossed by … Read More

Are you a farmer or land manager in Cannock Chase AONB?

16 February 2021

Cannock Chase AONB Partnership wants to help farmers and land managers in the AONB prepare for the changes being introduced to agricultural support over the next few years. Change is coming The face of UK agriculture is changing.  From 2021 direct payments (the Basic Payment Scheme) will be phased out in the lead up to … Read More

A way forward to manage future recreational growth on Cannock Chase

29 September 2020

Cannock Chase AONB Joint Committee has set out its views of the proposals put forward by the Cannock Chase Special of Area of Conservation (SAC) Partnership in a Position Statement published today. The body which has responsibility for protecting the nationally designated landscape believes that the proposals for car parking and visitor management offer a … Read More