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Entries in Parish News (26)


Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Show People Consultation

South Staffordshire Council has produced a Site Allocation Document on Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople. Consultation runs from 13 October until 24 November 2014. The consultation is seeking views on the suitability of potential locations for new Gypsy pitches as 33 new pitches must be provided within South Staffordshire by 2028. To view the document and make comment go to: http://www.sstaffs.gov.uk/siteallocation 


2014 Best Kept Village Competition Results

The results of this year’s Best Kept Village Competition have been announced and we are very pleased to report that Brewood came second in the large village category and Bishop’s Wood came third in the small village category. Congratulations to everyone who is involved throughout the year, not only at competition time. Full details of all winners will shortly be available on the Community Council of Staffordshire’s website at www.staffs.org.uk.


Our Heroes Remembered: The Great War

You may have seen a small article in the Spring 2014 Newsletter regarding the run up to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War. We ask if there are any surviving relatives of local known casualties of World War One. A list of casualties has been put together giving locations of their final resting places, which can be seen below, together with the list of local  men killed, details of whom have  been taken from the Memorial at Coven.

We would like to hear from anyone who may have a story to tell about their ancestors who served in the conflict or maybe have photographs they would like to share with us. In addition, we would also like to know of the soldiers who survived the war and came back home to carry on with their lives. Please contact Mr P. Smith on 07584 087 495 or you can leave feedback here on the website using the forum link.

Full article and research here.


Casual Vacancy for Parish Councillor - Coven Ward

A vacancy still exists for one of the Coven Ward parish councillors. Please contact the Clerk for more information about becoming a councillor. 

More information can be found on this PDF File.