Cannock Chase Council

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Local nightspot facing closure over unpaid rates

Published on Friday 13th February 2015

A local night club is facing closure today after failing to pay business rates of over £40,000.

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Rugeley man jailed for £18,000 benefit fraud

Published on Tuesday 13th May 2014

A 62-year-old Rugeley man has been jailed for six months after cheating taxpayers out of more than £18,000.


'Supermarket' promotion at Tesco provides housing advice

Published on Tuesday 19th February 2013

Cannock Chase Council’s Housing Options team will be at the new Tesco supermarket in Hednesford Town Centre on Thursday 28 February between 2pm and 4pm.

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Benefit claimants can call in for advice

Published on Tuesday 29th January 2013

Cannock Chase Council will be hosting two open days for benefit claimants this month to provide information and support on the recent changes to the Welfare Reform.

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Have your say on local council tax benefit

Published on Thursday 13th September 2012

People in Cannock Chase can now have their say on the Council’s proposed local council tax benefit scheme.

Changes to council tax benefit on the way

Published on Tuesday 4th September 2012

The Government is abolishing the national council tax benefit scheme and Cannock Chase Council is urging residents to have their say on a replacement local scheme for the District.

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Benefits team achieve top performance

Published on Tuesday 7th February 2012

Cannock Chase Council bosses are applauding the outstanding work of its benefits team. The team is celebrating after achieving top performance for its processing of benefits.

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Benefit Service rated ‘excellent’

Published on Monday 22nd August 2011

Customers using Cannock Chase Council’s Housing and Council Tax Benefit Service have rated it ‘excellent’ across the board.


Hednesford area office re-opens

Published on Wednesday 27th July 2011

Cannock Chase Council’s area office in Hednesford is open to the public again.

Residents praise housing benefits service

Published on Friday 7th January 2011

Residents have had their say on Cannock Chase Council’s housing benefit service – and they say it is efficient, clear and with high standards of customer care.


Council takes benefits service into District communities

Published on Tuesday 15th June 2010

Cannock Chase Council is taking its benefits service out into the community with a new appointments system that was introduced on 7th June.