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Cannock Chase 10k (2017)

About the race
When: –
Sunday 6 August 2017 @ 10:30

Where: – Birches Valley Forest Centre, Rugeley, WS15 2UW

Cost: – £17.50 unattached… 1,382 more words



Here is the last instalment of my exploration of the land upon which my old house stood in Howdles Lane, and the surrounding area.  It all began… 792 more words

Local History

Cannock Chase Mining Historical Society Books

 Cannock Chase Mining Historical Society Books

Did you or one of your family work at one of the many Collieries in the Cannock & Rugeley area. 67 more words


Beech and birch...

…on Cannock Chase. It’s a perfect late-autumn morning, ideal for a walk over the Chase, to the visitor centre for lunch. We’ve earned bacon baps today, though the real reward is the colour in the remaining leaves, especially when seen against that clear blue sky. 52 more words


Poem from a bygone day

There’s a little village I know in the middle of the woods

a place known for tales of ghouls and phantoms, ufo’s
a place of mystery and strange appearance of blackeyed children… 501 more words

Tackeroo toadstools

Wednesday: We’re walking the track of the Tackeroo today. The reason for the name is lost in obscurity; the track is that of the WW1 military railway built to serve camps on Cannock Chase – lifted soon after the war ended. 120 more words


Keith Harrison’s Joyride: “I don’t know what will happen when the car goes down the ramp”

In November 2016 artist Keith Harrison was announced as the winner of Jerwood Open Forest, a £30,000 commission opportunity to produce a new public work for a forest context. 1,139 more words

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