Hednesford councilors call for action over ‘dangerous and inconsiderate’ drivers

Councillors in Hednesford are calling for action over ‘dangerous and inconsiderate’ motorists in a busy road in the town. Speeding drivers are putting safety at risk while thoughtless motorists are parking without considering residents’ needs – all in Bradbury Lane, they say. The problems are happening despite speed bumps while parking issues have arisen due
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Another chance to have your say on the future of Hednesford

People who live and work in Hednesford are being given another chance to have their say on a blueprint for the town’s future. Six weeks of consultation is under way from Monday, September 18 on a key document called The Neighbourhood Plan. The latest version has been adapted after feedback and comments during an initial
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New talk brings Hednesford’s canal system to life

History buffs are invited to a talk about Hednesford’s forgotten canals at Pye Green Community Centre. The presentation by Councillor Derek Davis will explain where the waterways were and what happened to them. Councillor Davis has carried out extensive research and will reveal his findings to an audience at 7pm on Tuesday, September 5. The
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NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF TOWN COUNCILLOR Hednesford Town Council

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Hednesford Town Council. If you are a Local Government Elector for the above area you may request that an election is held to fill the vacancy. To request that an election, you must write to The Returning Officer at
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Festival fun in Hednesford this summer

Hednesford will be celebrating this summer with its annual festival for the whole community. Hednesford Festival is taking place on Saturday 12 August between 12 noon and 6pm in Hednesford Park and Town Centre. The artisan market will be in the town centre from 9am. This year, the event is being organised by Hednesford in
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Funding pledge for Hednesford advice service ‘lifeline’

Hednesford councillors have pledged a further £5,000 to the town’s Citizens’ Advice Bureau and hailed its vital work as a lifeline. The grant was announced after it was revealed more than £130,000 in benefits had been received by those eligible over the last year, thanks to support from the CAB  team. At this week’s council
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Hednesford Town Council’s minute’s silence for Carol

Hednesford Town councillors paid tribute to businesswoman and community volunteer Carol Fittes who died after a short cancer battle. Council chairman Alan Pearson asked colleagues to join him in a minute’s silence at this week’s council meeting. He said the minute should honour Carol, who died aged just 45, alongside the victims of tragedies in
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Third consecutive term for Alan at the Hednesford helm

A stalwart Hednesford councillor has been appointed chairman of the town council for the third year running – and has vowed to make plans for future development his priority. Councillor Alan Pearson – the Labour representative for Hednesford North – was chosen to be chairman with his colleague Councillor Brian Gamble, also Labour and representing
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Thank you everyone!

Brian Gamble from the Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee says: I’d like to thank everyone who has taken time to send us their views on our draft neighbourhood plan. This is a key document that will evolve over time and we called on you to help as it will shape our town’s future. We are
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Improving the gateway to Cannock Chase

Hednesford Town Council is looking to improve unsightly and underused areas in the town centre as part of their Neighbourhood Plan. They are looking into various uses for land that lies between Market Street and Victoria Street, and off Cardigan Place, and are asking residents of Hednesford to have their say on what development they
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