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Cannock Chase Camps History Workshop

The final event of the Reaching Out Arms project features a free workshop that will delve into Cannock Chase’s First World War history. After receiving funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2015, The Friends of Cannock Chase, in partnership … Continue reading

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Free WW1 Walk on Cannock Chase

Our volunteer walk leaders have been testing out a route around Brindley Heath including the Hospital and other remnants of the WW1 training camps. We’ll be starting from Cannock Chase Visitor Centre, Marquis Drive, Hednesford WS12 4PW at 10:00am, Tuesday … Continue reading

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Free bus tours to find out about Cannock Chase’s WWI history

Everyone’s invited to book a free seat on a tour bus that will take local people round Cannock Chase Area of Natural Beauty, stopping off at the military camps, a cemetery and the Great War Hut. After receiving funding from … Continue reading

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Dementia Friendly Strategy launches

Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty launched its Dementia Friendly Strategy and series of walks at a free event last month. The Cannock Chase AONB team, with the help of Carers Association Southern Staffordshire, has developed a Dementia Friendly … Continue reading

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Dementia Friendly Strategy launches

Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty launched its Dementia Friendly Strategy and series of walks at a free event last month. The Cannock Chase AONB team, with the help of Carers Association Southern Staffordshire, has developed a Dementia Friendly … Continue reading

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Local libraries stock copies of The Anzac Puppy

A children’s book, set in Cannock Chase during World War I, is available to borrow from selected libraries in Staffordshire, thanks to the Friends of Cannock Chase. Using part of the Heritage Lottery Fund grant for the ‘Reaching Out Arms … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed to help uncover WWI history

If you are interested in the First World War and local history, why not take part in the second phase of the project ‘Reaching Out Arms – The story of the First World War on Cannock Chase’? The Friends of … Continue reading

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