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Working dogs to be remembered at Armistice Day ceremony

Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is inviting working dogs and their owners to a remembrance service this November.  The annual service, now in its seventh year, was inspired by Freda, a Dalmatian-type dog that was the New … Continue reading

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Cannock Chase AONB’s outstanding volunteers

The government recently launched its ambition for a ‘big society’, in which volunteers will be called upon to help run local services. This is familiar ground for AONBs alike, as they have a long history of supporting volunteers, who dedicate … Continue reading

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We need your help – for our visitor survey

We’re carrying out a visitor survey to help us to manage the AONB. To help us get as many views as possible, we’re looking for willing volunteers to give four days of their time (spread out over the next year) to … Continue reading

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Shoal Hill Common corporate clean up

Our team (including Emma and Ruth) joined two Shoal Hill rangers, Bob Collett and Eddie Turvey, to lead a corporate clean up at Shoal Hill Common Local Nature Reserve, with staff from Veolia Environmental Services. In just one morning the … Continue reading

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Willow Weaving Day – don’t miss out!

Don’t miss out on your chance to try your hand at the ancient craft of willow weaving. Join Emma and Riverwoods at the Bothy on Shugborough Estate to learn about this green wood craft. The day costs just £10 per … Continue reading

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Welcome to our blog

We’ve developed this blog for Friends of Cannock Chase AONB. We’ll use it to share news, photos and updates about events and projects. Give us your comments, or let us know if you want us to feature anything you are … Continue reading

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