Miners’ champion honoured with first blue plaque for Hednesford

A blue plaque commemorating the life and times of miners’ champion Albert Stanley has been unveiled. Around 20 descendants of the campaigner for workers’ rights and votes for women attended the ceremony in Hednesford, Staffordshire on Saturday, April 13. The plaque, provided by Hednesford Town Council, was erected at Woodseaves in  Green Heath Road –
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Annual Hednesford Town meeting to highlight town’s achievements

This year’s Hednesford annual town meeting will again shine the spotlight on achievements of hard-working groups and volunteers. The yearly event is an opportunity for all the electors of Hednesford to come together to discuss issues relating to the area and also hear reports of the activities of town organisations and groups. The meeting is
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Hednesford’s war tributes honoured with special trophy

Hednesford’s involvement in a four-year campaign to commemorate the centenary of World War One has been recognised with the presentation of a memorial trophy. The miniature decorative steel beacon, a replica of the 1,000 large beacons lit across the UK on November 11, was awarded to Hednesford Town Council’s Chairman, Cllr Alan Pearson, at a
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Hednesford’s first blue plaque to be unveiled – in honour of Albert Stanley MP

A blue plaque commemorating the life and times of miners’ champion Albert Stanley is set to be unveiled in Hednesford The plaque, provided by Hednesford Town Council, will be erected at Woodseaves,  53, Green Heath Road – where he lived It will be officially launched on Saturday, April 13 at 11am. The plaque marks the
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Hednesford community groups share almost £5,000 in grants

Representatives of Hednesford voluntary groups were praised for their tireless work at a special event where town councillors handed out nearly £5,000 in grants. Hednesford Town Council chairman Alan Pearson told them: “You are the backbone of our town. You get so much done on behalf of the people in our community and we are
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No rise again in council tax for Hednesford

Town councillors have announced for the second year there will be no rise in council tax for Hednesford residents this year – and for some people the amount they pay to the town council will drop. For Band D property owners, the Hednesford Town Council element of their council tax bill will fall by 2.2%per
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Thanks given for Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan success

A special reception was held in Hednesford to thank everyone who had helped with the production of the town’s planning blueprint for the future. The Neighbourhood Plan was two years in the making and was overseen by Hednesford Town Council in a steering group. A working group to establish the viability and potential benefits of
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Commemorative bench takes pride of place

To mark the conclusion of commemorations relating to the centenary of WW1 Hednesford Town Council commissioned a metal bench depicting Tommies and a symbolic poppy. This now has pride of place at the entrance to the War Memorial in Hednesford.  

Hednesford’s Christmas lights switch-on promises a fantastic night

Hednesford’s annual Christmas lights switch on is all set for Friday, December 7, with a fun-filled line-up of family entertainment. The event is from 5pm with Market Street closed from 1pm to 9.30pm. The event is funded by Hednesford Town Council and this year Hednesford in Partnership, an umbrella organisation which brings together groups including
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Landmark referendum means ‘yes’ to Hednesford planning blueprint

A future planning blueprint for Hednesford – which took four years to finalise – has been approved by voters in what council leaders are calling a ‘landmark referendum.’ Electors have voted in favour of the adoption of a Neighbourhood Plan for the town. Hednesford Town Council chairman Alan Pearson said: “We are extremely proud and
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