Councillor’s Corner 19/20 No 09 – Town Council Grant Funding

26 October 2019

Community groups in Hednesford are being encouraged to seek grant support for initiatives and ideas to address social isolation and loneliness.

Councillor’s Corner 19/20 No 08 – Chase Pride

19 October 2019

Planning is underway to bring a brand new festival to the Cannock Chase area, aimed at celebrating diversity and embracing the LGBT+ community. An organising committee, headed by Hednesford Town Councillor Kathryn Downs, has announced the first Chase Pride will take place in Hednesford Park next year, on 6th June.

Hednesford Town Council have extended an offer to the DVSA to establish a driving test centre in the town.

12 October 2019

Following the closure of the driving test centre, for the second time, in Cannock earlier in the year. Town Councillors have been working with campaigners, driving instructors and representatives from the DVSA to find a solution which will bring driving test back to the District and save long journeys out of the area for students.

Councillor’s Corner 19/20 No 06 – Silver Sunday

05 October 2019

Older residents from across the Hednesford area are invited to the town’s first Silver Sunday event at School Court, Station Road between 4pm and 7.30pm this Sunday (6 October).

Councillor’s Corner 19/20 No 05 – Rewilding

28 September 2019

Hednesford residents are being urged to speak up about areas in the town that could become a colourful oasis of trees, wild flowers or plants. The move is part of a plan adapted by Hednesford Town Council to introduce a ‘rewilding’ scheme on patches of neglected land or suitable road verges.

Councillor’s Corner 19/20 No 04 – Facebook Live Broadcasting

14 September 2019

Hednesford Town Council are appealing for people to witness democracy in action thanks to a live stream of meetings on Facebook. Each meeting is now being filmed and shared on the popular social media site. It’s hoped that those watching can also have useful comments shared in the public part of the meetings.

Council Supports Business with Fair Tax Declaration

05 September 2019

A Green Party led motion was supported by Councillors to join a national movement of Councils standing up for responsible tax conduct

Councillor’s Corner 19/20 No 03 – Engaging Young People

31 August 2019

Town councillors in Hednesford are reaching out to schools and other youth groups to help shape the future of the community.

Councillor’s Corner 19/20 No 02 – Tackling Isolation and Loneliness

24 August 2019

As a stated priority of Hednesford Town Council to overcome the blight of isolation and loneliness in our community they welcome the pioneering initiative with Costa Coffee in Victoria Street Hednesford to establish the first Chatter & Natter Table.

Councillor’s Corner 19/20 No 01 – New Town Council

10 August 2019

As we look forward to a new season of promise after a fantastic pre-season a lot has changed in the closed season in the town also. In May the whole Town Council in Hednesford was replaced by ten new councillors. Nine of these came together under the banner of Hednesford Residents & Volunteers: Community First and are working with the solitary Labour Councillor to run the Town Council for the next four years. Thank you to everyone who voted.

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