WOW Rugeley

1871 (Rugeley) Air CadetsYPTaylors LaneMon
Weekly7:15-9:30pm young people from year 8 up to age 17, including gliding, flying, sport, shooting, field craft, adventure training, education, communications, flight sim and comradeship. Contact 01889 578960.
1st Armitage BrowniesC&FHayes Meadow SchoolFriWeekly6-7:30pm-Term-time activities for girls aged 7-10.
1st Armitage RainbowsC&FHayes Meadow SchoolMonWeekly6-7:30pm-Term-time activities for girls aged 5-7 (pre Brownies age).
1st Armitage Scouts - BeaversC&FArmitage Village HallFriWeekly6:15-7:15pm activities for children aged 6-8.
1st Brereton BrowniesC&FBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallWedWeekly6-7:15pm activities for girls aged 7-10.
1st Brereton RainbowsC&FSt Michael's Church, BreretonThursWeekly6:15-7:15pm activities for girls aged 5-7 (pre Brownies age).
1st Etching Hill RainbowsC&FSt Paul's ChurchWedWeekly5:45-7pm activities for girls aged 5-7 (pre Brownies age).
1st Rugeley RangersYPRugeley Fire StationWedWeekly7:30-9:30pm activities for girls aged 14-18.
1st Rugeley Scouts - BeaversC&FKeystone LaneMonWeekly5-6:15pm activities for children aged 6-8.
1st Rugeley Scouts - CubsC&FKeystone LaneMonWeekly6:30-8pm activities for children aged 8-10.
1st Rugeley Scouts - ScoutsYPKeystone LaneFriWeekly7-9pm activities for children aged 10-14.
2nd Armitage Scouts - CubsC&FArmitage Village HallFriWeekly6:30-7:45pm activities for children aged 8-10.
2nd Brereton BrowniesC&FSt Michael's Church, BreretonMonWeekly6-7:15pm activities for girls aged 7-10.
2nd Etching Hill RainbowsC&FChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillWedWeekly5-6pm activities for girls aged 5-7 (pre Brownies age).
2nd Rugeley Scouts - BeaversC&FSheepfair Community CentreWedWeekly6:15-7:30pm activities for children aged 6-8.
2nd Rugeley Scouts - CubsC&FSheepfair Community CentreTuesWeekly6:15-7:45pm activities for children aged 8-10.
2nd Rugeley Scouts - ExplorersYPSheepfair Community CentreThursWeekly8-9:30pm activities for children aged 14-18.
2nd Rugeley Scouts - ScoutsYPSheepfair Community CentreMonWeekly7-9pm activities for children aged 10-14.
3rd Armitage Scouts - ScoutsYPArmitage Village HallFriWeekly7:30-9:15pm activities for children aged 10-14.
4th Rugeley BrowniesC&FSt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly7:15pm activities for girls aged 7-10.
4th Rugeley GuidesYPSt Paul's ChurchFriWeekly7:30-9pm activities for girls aged 10-14.
8th Rugeley BrowniesC&FChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillWedWeekly6:15-7:45pm activities for girls aged 7-10.
8th Rugeley GuidesYPSt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly7:30pm activities for girls aged 10-14.
10th Rugeley BrowniesC&FEtching Hill Village HallWedWeekly5:45-7:15pm activities for girls aged 7-10.
12th Rugeley BrowniesC&FWestern Springs Primary SchoolMonWeekly6:30-8pm activities for girls aged 7-10.
A1 Martial ArtsGen5-7 Upper Brook StVariousWeeklyVarious adult classes (14+), family classes, teen warriors (10-14), Little Dragons (7-10) and Little Ninjas (5-7). Contact 07791 460620.
Access EnglishGenRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneMonWeekly1-4pm weekly English lessons during term-time for people whose first language is not English. The courses focus on speaking, listening, responding, reading and writing.
Access Tai Chi Qigong for HealthGenBrereton Community HubFriWeekly7:15-8:30pm and de-stress sessions. No need to book, £5 per session. Contact Ade 01889 621509, [email protected]
Active-ate RugeleyC&FRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneVariousSchool holidaysVarious school holiday provision for families with primary school aged children with a range of activities and food to ensure that children are fit and fed in the holidays. Contact Wendy 07870 571782 or the Centre 01889 579341.
Adult Craft ClubGen
Rugeley LibraryFriWeekly1-3pm£1 a session but limited availability. Contact Nicola 0300 1118000, [email protected]
Adult DancingGenArmitage Village HallMonWeekly8:15-9:15pm class for adults.
Aelfgar SurgeryGenChurch Street, RugeleyMon
-- 01889 579276, [email protected]
AJ Centre for DanceGenCrown Building (above Progressive Sports)Various-- dance classes for different ages, abilities and tastes, including jazz, urban, contemporary, bounce dance fit, tinies, relaxed class and over 50s. Contact 07923 400476, [email protected]
Alcoholics AnonymousGenSt Paul's ChurchWedWeekly8-9:30pm meeting. The last Wednesday of each month is an open session which can be attended by anyone with or without an alcoholic problem and is held in the old church building across the road. Helpline: 01782 266 366 (8am – 10pm).
Alcoholics AnonymousGenSt Augustine's ChurchThursWeekly1-2pm meeting. Helpline: 01782 266 366 (8am – 10pm).
Alcoholics AnonymousGenSt Augustine's ChurchSunWeekly8-9:30pm meeting. The first Sunday of each month is an open session which can be attended by anyone with or without an alcoholic problem. Helpline: 01782 266 366 (8am – 10pm).
Anytime FitnessGenAnytime Fitness, Brewery Street--- gym plus regular classes and bootcamps. Contact 01889 390247 or find them on Facebook.
Armitage Bowls ClubGenArmitage Bowls Pavilion----Bowls club. Contact Chairman Bill Beer, 07850 721864.
Armitage Bowls PavilionVenueArmitage Bowls Pavilion--- for hire with various regular activities. Contact Samantha 01543 490004, [email protected]
Armitage SurgeryGenArmitage Surgery, Shropshire Brook Road, ArmitageMon
-- by Horse Fair Practice Group. Contact 01543 490444.
Armitage Village HallVenueArmitage Village Hall--- for hire with various regular activities. Contact Samantha 01543 490004, [email protected]
Armitage with Handsacre Women's InstituteGenArmitage Village HallTues1st Tues of month7-10pm meetings and activities for women.
Army Cadet ForceYPACF Centre, Taylors LaneMon
Weekly7-9pm 12-18yr olds, meet twice a week with occasional weekend activities. Contact 01785 257804, [email protected]
ASD Support GroupC&FWestern Springs Children's CentreMonMonthly9:30-11:30am monthly term-time support group for parents of children with Autism/Asperger's. Contact Helen 07977 322695.
Baby Bounce & RhymeC&FRugeley LibraryMonWeekly10am sessions for under 5s.
Beads & Banter groupGen
Brereton Community HubFriWeekly10:30am-2:30pm-Learn to make beautiful jewellery and gifts. £2.50 per session with refreshments and resources provided (bring your own lunch).
Beaudesert Care Farm CICGen
Beaudesert Park Farm, Horsey Lane--- and farm-related activities to help with wellbeing and mental health. Includes the Beaudesert Eco Arts Trail (BEAT) engaging with nature and eco-friendly art to facilitate recovery and wellbeing for people needing mental health support. Contact 07984 716494, [email protected]
Beetle DriveGenSt Michael's Church, BreretonMon1st Mon of month7:30-9pm evening for people to socialise and play Beetle Drive. £2 adult, £1 child. Light refreshments included.
Beggars' Oak Clog Dance GroupGenHandsacre Methodist ChurchMonWeekly8-10pm traditional morris clog team dance group and band.
St Michael's Church, BreretonMon3rd Mon of month7:30-9pm evening for people to socialise and play bingo. £2 adult, £1 child. Light refreshments included.
Blue Badge Application SupportDPRugeley LibraryFriWeekly10am-12pm with filling in blue badge applications.
Breastfeeding Support GroupC&FWestern Springs Children's CentreWedWeekly11am-12:30pm drop-in session. Call health visitor on 01889 572027 for info.
Brereton & Ravenhill Parish HallVenueBrereton & Ravenhill Parish Hall--- for hire, including toilets and kitchen. Contact 01889 577461, [email protected]
Brereton & Rugeley Craft and Chat ClubGen
Brereton Community HubThursWeekly7-9pm-Bring your latest project and have a chat. £2 per person including refreshments. Contact Helen 07854 113252, [email protected]
Brereton CanGenVarious--- health and wellbeing promotion to challenge the Brereton community to come together to lose a total of 20,000 lbs in weight (3lbs on average per person) supported by a range of fitness activities and events and dietary advice. Log your progress online or follow the Brereton Million Facebook page for updates.
Brereton LibraryVenueBrereton Library---, free PC access, free Wifi, printing, photocopying and space for hire. Help with computers and internet by pre-arrangement. Open Monday afternoons, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Contact 01889 869067, [email protected]
Brereton Methodist ChurchGenBrereton Methodist Church--- church services and activities including weekly Sunday service at 10:30am. Contact Richard 01889 802282, [email protected]
Brereton Methodist Church Community Coffee MorningGen
Brereton Methodist ChurchFriLast Fri of month11am-1pm coffee morning, free or a small donation. Contact Richard 01889 802282.
Brereton Methodist Church Craft ClubGen
Brereton Methodist ChurchWedWeekly10:30am-12:30pm-Weekly craft club, free, donations welcome.
Brereton Methodist Church HallVenueBrereton Methodist Church--- for hire, including toilets, kitchen and rear paved garden. Contact Richard 01889 802282, [email protected]
Brereton MillionGenBrereton--- opportunity for residents in Brereton to use at least £1,000,000 to make a massive and lasting positive difference to the community by bringing together local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make Brereton an even better place to live. Lots of volunteering opportunities for various events throughout the year. Contact 07837 309697 or visit the drop-in on a Wednesday 11-2pm at Brereton Community Hub office.
Brereton Million Community Drop-inGenBrereton Community HubTuesWeekly10-11:30am session for anyone looking for volunteering opportunities, clubs & hobbies, CV/job support, socialising and health & wellbeing opportunities. Contact 07837 309697 or drop in!
Brereton Million PartnershipGenBrereton Community HubTues2nd Tues of month7:15-8:30pm involved in Brereton Million's consultations and decide on future projects. Contact 07837 309697 or visit the drop-in on a Wednesday 11-2pm at Brereton Community Hub office.
Brereton Scout BandYPBrereton Community HubMonWeekly7-8:30pm scout band, more details on Facebook page.
Brereton Volunteering Youth GroupYPBrereton Community HubTuesWeekly5-7pm on tuesdays after school for 11-19yr olds and volunteering projects, including work on canal path, Ravenhill Park, nature walk, improving athletics track and rewards for hours including McDonald's, trips and camps. Also get community service referrals. Contact Sue 07837 309697, [email protected]
Brereton Sports & Social ClubVenueBrereton Sports & Social Club--- club and various football clubs.
Brereton SurgeryGenBrereton Surgery, Main Road, BreretonMon
-- 01889 575560.
Brereton Town FCGenBrereton & Ravenhill ParkVarious-- standard football club for boys and girls aged 4-18 and a Sunday morning men's team. Licensed clubhouse with function room available to hire. Contact 01889 578255.
Brereton, Rugeley & Armitage Team Ministry (Church of England)GenVarious--- up of Church of England churches - St Augustine's Rugeley, St Michael's Brereton, Church of the Holy Spirit Etching Hill, St John the Baptist Slitting Mill, St John the Baptist Armitage, Church of the Good Shepherd Pear Tree Estate. A united vision of the churches being communities of hope. More info on the website.
Buggy walksC&FRugeley LibraryVariousSchool HolidaysVarious from the library. Contact Hettie Pigott at IHL for info 07917 505854, [email protected]
Cannock Chase Cobras BasketballGenRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTuesWeekly7-9pm basketball training sessions for anyone over the age of 16. First session free then £5 per player.
Cannock Chase Yarn Bomb GroupGen
Little Wool Shop, Brewery Street Shopping CentreMonWeekly1-3pm-Weekly group. Contact Joyce on 07583 239041.
Changing Room Counselling ServiceMHSt Augustine's ChurchTues
WeeklyVarious counselling service for bereavement, anxiety and depression. Up to 6 sessions free. Sessions take place on Tuesdays 9:30-12:30pm and Fridays 11-2pm. Call 07591 257737.
CHAPS (Chase Arts for Public Spaces)GenCannock--- is a group of people who work together voluntarily to promote and support works of public art for the benefit of the Cannock Chase community. The group acts as an umbrella organisation for lots of businesses, organisations and individuals who invest voluntary time to improve the local area through public art and commemorative pieces that celebrate our diverse local heritage.
Chase Creative HubGen---- resource for everything creative going on in Cannock Chase, including a directory of activities and start-up packs for people starting a creative business. Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles.
Chase Fit - CyclingGenVarious--Various group-led cycling, info for self-led cycling, activity sheets for family cycling and advice about cycling on the Chase. Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles.
Chase Fit - GardeningGenVarious--Various of gardening groups and activity sheets for families. Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles.
Chase Fit - RunningGenVarious--Various of running groups and running routes. Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles.
Chase Fit - WalksGenVarious--Various group-led walks, info for self-led walks, activity sheets for family walks and walking advice. Contact Hettie Pigott 07917 505854, [email protected] Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles.
Chase Harriers Running ClubGenVariousVarious-- & Thurs at 6:15pm in the summer from White House car park & autumn to spring at the Leisure Centre. Sunday morning at 9:15pm at Marquis Drive Visitor Centre.
Chase Parkinson's GroupGen
Red Lion, Longdon Green, BreretonThurs3rd Thurs of month10:30am-12pm in Hednesford but run a Rugeley coffee morning once a month for chat and information. Contact 07817 743196, [email protected]
Chase UpGenVarious----5-year project to improve health, wellbeing, fitness and general quality of life. It will work with local residents, schools and voluntary organisations in Hednesford North, Chadsmoor and the Springfields estate in Rugeley. Contact Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles for more info - 01889 586260, email [email protected]
Chess ClubGen
Rugeley LibraryThursWeekly4-5pm ages and abilities welcome. Provided by Chess in Schools & Communities.
Child Health ClinicC&FWestern Springs Children's CentreFriWeekly9-11am drop-in session to get your baby/toddler weighed and seek advice. Call 0300 303 3924.
Childminder Cooking GroupC&FWestern Springs Children's CentreMonWeekly9-11:30am cooking session for childminders and children aged 0-5. £1 per childminder. Call Tracey 07908 646381.
Childminder Stay & PlayC&FWestern Springs Children's CentreThursWeekly9:30-11:30am session for childminders with 0-5yr olds, £1 per childminder. Call Tracey 07908 646381.
Children's Story TimeC&FBrereton LibraryMonWeekly2:15-2:45pm-For pre-school children.
Church Mice Baby & Toddler GroupC&FSt Augustine's ChurchTuesWeekly1:30-2:30pm, stories, songs, crafting and play with a Christian theme. £1 per family. Term-time.
Church Mice Baby & Toddler GroupC&FSt John the Baptist Church, ArmitageWedWeekly9:30-10:30am, stories, songs, crafting and play with a Christian theme. £1 per family. Term-time.
Church of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillGenChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching Hill--- church services and activities including Family Communion service every Sunday at 10am and morning prayer on the second Tuesday of the month at 9:20am. Contact Reverend David Evans 07919 416900.
Citizens Advice BureauGen7 Brook SquareMon
Weekly10am-12:30pm & 1-2:30pm, confidential and impartial advice on a range of issues, including debt & money advice, welfare & benefits, housing, employment, family & relationships, consumer issues, legal issues and discrimination. Also hold foodbank vouchers. Not open on 2nd Wednesday of the month. Advice also available on 03444 111444.
Coffee BreakGen
St Paul's ChurchFriWeekly10am-12pm morning, anyone welcome.
Coffee morningGen
St John the Baptist Church, Slitting MillWed1st Wed of month10:30am-12pm gathering with tea, coffee and cake, book stall, raffle and bric-a-brac stall. £2.50 per person.
Coffee morning & lunch clubGen
Church of the Good ShepherdFriWeekly11am-2:30pm cooked two-course meal for £2 for older Pear Tree residents. Transport can be provided, booking essential. Contact Michael 07522 734745.
Coffee morning (Place of Welcome)Gen
Brereton LibraryThursWeekly9am-12pm-Place of Welcome weekly coffee, chat and local information. Call 01889 869067 for more info.
Coffee morning (Place of Welcome)Gen
Rugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTuesWeekly10-11:30am of Welcome weekly coffee morning with free refreshments, someone to chat to and lots of local information. Pop in or contact 01889 579341, [email protected]
Coffee morning (Place of Welcome)Gen
Rugeley LibraryFriWeekly10am-12pm-Place of Welcome weekly coffee morning with free refreshments, someone to chat to and lots of local information. Pop in or contact 0300 1118000, [email protected]
Coffee n' Craft GroupGen
St Augustine's ChurchTuesWeekly9:30-11:30am friendship and creative group, anyone welcome to drop in.
Craft morningGen
Brereton LibraryTuesWeekly10am-12pm-Small projects available or bring your own. £2.50, refreshments included.
Crafty Caterpillar GroupC&FRugeley LibraryFriWeekly10-10:45am up to age 5. 50p donation.
Creative Performance AcademyC&F
Brereton Community HubWedWeeklyVarious and performing arts school with a range of classes and private tuition. Includes classes on Wednesdays - Musical Theatre (age 5-15) at 4:15pm, Popstars (age 5-15) at 5:15pm, Acting (age 9-15) at 6:15pm and Harmonise Ladies Vocal Group at 7pm. Contact Hayley 07920 095245.
Creative WritingGen
Rugeley LibraryTues2nd Tues of month1:30-3pm adults.
Criss Cross Club Sewing GroupGenSt Paul's ChurchMon2nd Mon of month7:30-9:30pm-Monthly crafting club, refreshments provided, £2.50 per session. Contact Kath 01889 577905 or Margaret 01889 576921.
Cycle-RGenHigh Green Court, Cannock--- recycling donated bikes, they provide training, qualifications and work experience to long term unemployed and youth groups of various types with the aim of getting them back to work. Provide refurbished bikes to people who need them. Open Mon to Sat 9:30am to 4:30pm.
Diabetes Peer Support GroupGenTesco Rugeley café WedLast Wed of month6-8pm-Support group for people with diabetes, including speakers, information and a free drink. Contact Andy Cowan [email protected]
Dog TrainingGenChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillThurs2nd, 3rd, 4th Thurs of month6-8:15pm dog training classes every Thurs evening except first Thurs of month. Contact Jim 07505 091010.
Etching Hill Tennis ClubGenEtching Hill Tennis Club, East Butts RoadVariousWeeklyVarious club with various sessions and membership.
Etching Hill Village HallVenueEtching Hill Village Hall--- hall for hire with large hall, kitchen and toilets. Also used as the base for Etching Hill Tennis Club. Contact Dawn or Rachel 01889 570033.
Etching Hill Women's InstituteGenEtching Hill Village HallWed2nd Wed of month7:45pm meetings and activities for women.
Everyone HealthGenRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTuesWeekly1-2:30pm health checks for adults aged 40+, stop smoking support and seated exercise (3pm). Just drop in on Tuesday afternoons.
Evolution Performance AcademyC&F
Rugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneMonWeekly4:30-7:30pm theatre school with classes in singing, dancing and acting for children aged 4-18 and termly showcases. Contact 07807 942546, [email protected]
Express You Dance SchoolGen
VariousVarious-- classes in freestyle, cheerleading, rock 'n' roll, hip hop and contemporary for 3yrs+ at Armitage Village Hall. Also 9am Seniors Class at St Paul's Church on Saturdays. Contact Eleanor-Rose 07591 699295.
Flair DanceGenSt Paul's ChurchTuesWeeklyVarious and Latin, private dance lessons and first wedding dance tuition. Contact Sandra or Alan on 01889 579558.
Friends of Elmore ParkGenElmore Park--- to unite volunteers to bring Elmore Park back to its former glory. Contact and info are via the Facebook group.
Friends of Etching HillGenEtching Hill--- after Etching Hill including litter picks, heathland restoration and talks. Membership £1 per year. Contact [email protected]
Fusion GroupGenRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneSat2nd Sat of month1-3pm group for people interested in Christianity, providing cakes, hot drinks, music and a bite-size Christian message. All welcome including children. Contact Paul 07817 283966.
Goldies SingalongsGen
St Paul's ChurchTues1st Tues of month11am-12pm singalong run by national charity Goldies.
Grow up GreatC&F---- resource for Cannock Chase families with children up to age 11 to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Includes directory of activities/events, helpful articles, ideas and details of places. Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles. Contact [email protected]
Guitar LessonsGenCutting Edge, Albion Street--- lessons for age 7-70, from £5 per 30 minutes. Contact 01889 575664, [email protected]
GymophobicsGenGymophobics, 3 Market StreetMon
-- and fitness support for women. Contact 01889 570708, [email protected]
Handsacre Methodist ChurchGenHandsacre Methodist Church--- church services and activities including weekly Sunday service at 11am. Various community activities and room hire plus weekly Place of Welcome on Friday afternoons.
Handsacre Methodist Church Art GroupGen
Handsacre Methodist ChurchFriWeekly10am-12pm and experienced welcome. Contact Celia Foote 01543 491704.
Handsacre Methodist Church Breakfast CaféGenHandsacre Methodist ChurchSat3rd Sat of month9:30-11:30am breakfast café, everyone welcome.
Handsacre Methodist Church Hands on ChurchC&FHandsacre Methodist ChurchSun3rd Sun of month4-6:30pm, craft, food and fun.
Handsacre Methodist Church Knit & NatterGen
Handsacre Methodist ChurchThursFortnightly1-3pm (Handsacre blue bin week) knitting group for charity. Contact Wendy 01543 492309.
Handsacre Methodist Church Meeting PointGen
Handsacre Methodist ChurchTuesWeekly10am-12pm drop-in including refreshments, chat, visiting speakers, assistance with problems, occasional entertainment, meals out and outings. Contact Gifford Foote 01543 491704.
Handsacre Methodist Church Place of WelcomeGen
Handsacre Methodist ChurchFriWeekly2-4:30pm free drop-in for chat and friendship with refreshments, crafts and toys for children.
Handsacre Methodist Church Stay & PlayC&FHandsacre Methodist ChurchMonWeekly9-10:30am & play group for 0-4 year-olds, £1 per family.
Happy Art StaffordshireC&FWestern Springs Children's CentreFriWeekly10:30-11:30am arts, crafts and messy play for pre-school children 6 months plus. Booking required. Contact Shelly 07581 037393 or [email protected]
Hawkins After School DanceGen
Church of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillMon
6:30/7:15pm Kidz for ages 3-6 at 4pm on Mondays learning ballet, tap and modern. Dance Blast for age 6 and over at 4:30pm on Mondays learning routines to pop and commercial music. Adult tap on Fridays at 6:30pm intermediate and 7:15pm beginners. Contact Georgina 07775 444427.
Hearing Aid AssistanceGen
SneydlandsTues3rd Tues of month10-11:30am-Monthly support session provided by Action on Hearing Loss for residents and members of the public who need hearing aid assistance, including provision of batteries, tube cleaning and advice.
Help a SquaddieGenVictory ChurchVarious-- for ex-military personnel and their families, including mental health, training, job assistance, addressing social isolation and a fresh food foodbank. Regular drop-in sessions (alternating each week on Monday 10am and Wednesday 6pm) and bookable appointments 7 days a week. Contact 0300 365 1332, [email protected]
Hillsprings SurgeryGenLovett Court, RugeleyMon
-- by the Horse Fair Practice Group. Enquiries 01889 582244, appointments 01889 584231, out of hours 01889 584231, email [email protected]
Hokey Cokey ClubC&FWestern Springs Children's CentreTuesWeekly9:30-11am drop-in for birth to 5yrs, £3 per family, including craft, play, music, healthy snack and different themes each week. Contact 07546 165595, [email protected]
Home Instead Senior CareOPCannock--- companionship, Home Help and Personal Care services for older people. Contact 01543 748878. Also give community talks on scam awareness, nutrition and dementia.
HPW RailwayGenSt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly7:30pm Permanent Way (HPW) railway enthusiasts club, includes weekly meeting of model railway enthusiasts at St Paul's.
Hub Café GenVictory ChurchMon
-9:30am-4pm café for the community, including space for community groups, room hire, wednesday lunch club and monthly afternoon matinee club. Contact 01889 576246, [email protected]
Hub Café Lunch ClubGen
Victory ChurchWedWeekly12-2pm people together and giving opportunities to meet new people or bring a friend. Relax in a warm and friendly environment with great food. Contact 01889 576246, [email protected]
Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles - Activity Referral SchemeGenRugeley & Cannock Leisure Centres--Various GP or health professional about it and they can refer anyone over 16 to various tailored activities which are £2 - £3.50 per session (or £16 per month), such as gym exercise, swimming, social walking/cycling (free), classes, sports, golf at Chase Leisure Centre and exercise from home. Call 01889 586260, email [email protected]
IT Buddy HelpGen
Rugeley LibraryTuesWeekly11am-12pm computer help.
Junior Park Run - Cannock ChaseC&FBirches ValleySunWeekly9am 2km event for 4-14 year-olds, free but must register before first run to get barcode.
K&D's Art GroupGen
Rugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneWedWeekly10am-12:30pm art group. Drop in to find out more.
Karate ClubGenArmitage Village HallThursWeekly7-8pm karate class.
Keysi Self DefenceGenSt Paul's ChurchMonWeekly7-8pm-Weekly training sessions in Keysi, a Spanish self defence system.
Knit & Natter Craft & ChatterGen
Rugeley LibraryTuesWeekly10:30am-12:30pm need to book. Bring your own crafting project.
Krav Maga Self DefenceGenLea HallMonWeekly6:45-8pm classes. Contact [email protected]
Landor SocietyGenSneydlandsWed3rd Wed of month7:30pm amateur historians and anyone interested in Rugeley's heritage. Park behind magistrates court. Visitors £1 per visit, annual subscription £7. Contact [email protected]
Lavender LadiesGen
St Paul's ChurchWedFortnightly12:30-2pm-Contact 01889 577121.
LDD GroupYPRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneMonWeekly5-7:30pm and safe environment for children and young adults with disabilities - craft activities, movie nights and games. Sessions are £4 including snacks. Contact Annette on 07584 285968.
Lea Hall Art, Crafts & Sewing GroupGen
Lea HallMonWeekly9-3pm Workers Education Association (WEA) group. Contact Jane Smith 07963 005519.
Lea Hall BingoGen
Lea HallMon
Weekly7:30-9:30pm entrance fee. Doors open at 7pm for 8pm start.
Lea Hall Brass BandGenLea HallTuesWeekly7:30-10pm friendly band appearing regularly at events throughout the Midlands. Also lessons on Sunday mornings at 10am. Contact Tracey 07884 553710.
Lea Hall Chess ClubGenLea HallTuesWeekly7:30-10pm club plays socially for fun and also participates in local leagues at various competitive levels. Contact [email protected]
Lea Hall Flower Arranging ClubGen
Lea HallMonFortnightly7-10pm seasonal group.
Lea Hall Football ClubC&FLea HallVarious-- roots football club for children aged 4-14.
Lea Hall Ladies DartsGenLea HallVarious---Dates depend on league season.
Lea Hall Men's DartsGenLea HallMonWeekly7-10pm darts club.
Lea Hall Miners Welfare & Social ClubVenueLea Hall--- club, £7.50 annual membership and a wide variety of spaces to hire including large function rooms. Members have access to snooker, pool, darts, outdoor tennis courts. Also clubs for football, bowls, snooker and pigeon flying. Contact 01889 583175 or [email protected]
Lea Hall Saturday live entertainmentGenLea HallSatWeekly9-11:45pm entertainment, bingo and raffles. Contact 01889 583175 or [email protected]
Lea Hall Tennis ClubGenLea HallVariousWeeklyVarious club with various sessions and membership.
Let's CookC&FWestern Springs Children's CentreTuesWeekly9:30-11:30am-Free term-time cooking sessions for 2-4yr olds. Booking required. Contact Lisa 07776 198444.
Line DancingGenArmitage Village HallMon
2-3:30pm line dancing, 7-8pm on Mondays, 2-3pm on Wednesdays.
Little Bunnies PlaygroupC&FBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallTuesWeekly9-11am pre-school group.
Little KickersC&FRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneFriWeekly11:10-11:55am football activity classes for children aged 1.5-2.5. Contact 01785 661756, [email protected]
Little Munchkins PlaygroupC&FBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallWedWeekly10am-12pm pre-school group.
Live at Home (MHA)OP---- older people to lead independent, active and fulfilled lives. Includes Rugeley Good Companions Lunch Club (see separate record), group outings and befriending services. Contact 01543 415020.
Lloyds PharmacyGenSandy Lane, RugeleyMon
-- hearing tests, diabetes testing, vaccinations, stop smoking service, respiratory support service and blood pressure testing. Contact 01889 582257.
Lunch BunchGen
St Michael's Church, BreretonWed3rd Wed of month12-1:30pm anyone who would appreciate some company and a hot meal. Donations welcome but no fixed price.
Mansefield HouseVenueMansefield House--- and entertainment venue with regular activities including darts, pool, snooker, bowls, keep-fit, quizzes, charity support and room hire.
Mansefield House Wednesday GroupDP
Mansefield HouseWedWeekly10am-12:30pm-Weekly group providing social interaction and crafts for people with learning difficulties or loneliness. £3.50 per week. Group leader is Janet, people can turn up on the day.
MASE Group (Monthly Alzheimer's Support Evening)Gen
St Joseph's Community CentreWed3rd Wed of month7-9pm event with music and food for people with dementia, their families, carers and health professionals. Contact Daphne 01785 211140.
Meditation groupGenBrereton Community HubFriWeekly6:30-8:30pm-Weekly group.
Mental Health Get Connected Group (Staffordshire Recovery Hub)MHRugeley Fire StationThursWeekly10am-12:30pm group to help people get connected if they are feeling lonely, including crafts and activities. Provided by Staffordshire Recovery Hub (see separate entry in the Staffordshire section). Contact 01543 223210.
Mental Health Peer Support GroupMHBrewery Street Shopping Centre Café MonWeekly11am-1pm peer support group for people struggling with their mental health, newcomers are welcome to drop in.
Mental Health StaffordshireMH---- support group with an aim to start meeting up regularly.
Mid Staffs Fibromyalgia Support GroupGenSt Joseph's Community CentreMon1st Mon of month7-9pm support group for people living with Fibromyalgia, £3 per person. Contact [email protected] or sign up to Facebook group.
Mid Staffs Woodturners AssociationGenEtching Hill Village HallFri1st Fri of month7pm meetings for anyone interested in woodturning, including demonstrations by professionals or club members. Contact Dawn [email protected]
Mini AthleticsC&FArmitage Village HallSunWeekly9-11am fun for 2-7 year-olds to help them enjoy a wide range of sports and a healthy, active lifestyle. £7.50 per session.
Monday ClubGen
Church of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillMonWeekly11am-12:30pm each week between gentle seated exercise and coffee morning, sometimes with guest speakers. £2 per session including refreshments. Contact Chris 07792 814607.
Narcotics AnonymousGenRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneWedWeekly7:30-9pm peer support group for recovering drug addicts. Membership is open to anyone, the only requirement is the desire to stop using drugs. National helpline 0300 999 1212 (10am to midnight).
Nature Tots at The Wolesley CentreC&FThe Wolesley Centre, Wolesley BridgeWedFortnightly10am-12pm indoor and outdoor adult and toddler group at the Tipi, including crafts, trails, games and a snack.
Park Run - Cannock ChaseGenCannock Chase Visitor Centre, Marquis DriveSatWeekly9am run, free but must register before first run to get barcode.
Paul Devlin Football CoachingC&F
Rugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneWedWeekly5-8pm weekly football coaching and holiday courses for children aged 4-14. Contact 07583 912 703.
PercussionGenSt Paul's ChurchSatWeekly3pm-Contact 01889 577121.
PilatesGenArmitage Village HallWedWeekly7-8:30pm Pilates session.
Pilates (Prestige Pilates)GenThe Studio (above Gymophobics)TuesWeekly6:15-7:15pm gentle Pilates class. Contact 07792 425905, [email protected]
Plastic Free Rugeley Facebook GroupGen---- group to work together for the good of the planet particularly in relation to reducing plastic use.
Play & StayC&FRugeley LibraryWedWeekly10-11am unstructured play with toys, sandpit, dressing up.
Pre-school groupC&FArmitage Village HallMon
Weekly9:45am-12:45pm activities.
Prize BingoGen
Mansefield HouseWedWeekly7:30pm bingo.
Progressive SportsC&FCrown Building, Sandy Lane--- in partnership with schools and the community to inspire and encourage children to be physically active. Activities include holiday courses, birthday parties, soccer schools and dance. Contact 01889 343120, [email protected]
Quilting GroupGen
Church of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillThursVariousVarious-Quilting group, bring your own sewing machine but please note there is a waiting list to join. Meets 7:30-9:30pm on first Thurs of month and 9:30am-3:30pm on second and fourth Thurs of month. Contact Kay Myatt 01889 578221.
Quiz Night - The Ash TreeGenThe Ash Tree, Armitage RoadFriWeekly8pm quiz night, £1 per person. Themed nights once a month. Contact 01889 584317.
Quiz Night - The Stag's LeapGenThe Stags Leap, Wolesley RoadTuesWeekly8:30pm quiz night with monthly cash prizes. Contact 01889 584587.
RCC CinemaGen
Rugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneWed1st Wed of month2-4pm community cinema showing a mixture of old and new films with refreshments provided and a great opportunity to make new connections. Suggested donation of £2. Contact 01889 579341.
Reading groupGen
Rugeley LibraryWed2nd Wed of month10:30am-12pm from a selection of books to read and discuss. £1 per session.
Rednecks Line DancingGenLea HallTuesWeekly7:15-10:30pm for beginners/improvers and 8:30-10:30pm for intermediate/advanced. Contact Pauline 01889 577981.
RegnalGenSt Paul's ChurchMonWeekly7:30pm Sept-June men. Normally consists of a hymn, prayer, short business section and then a speaker on a topic of interest. Occasional visits to places of interest, annual bowls match and annual dinner. Gentlemen of any faith or none are welcome. Topics on website. Contact David 01889 586875.
Rotary Club of RugeleyGenRed Lion, Longdon Green, BreretonMon1st, 3rd & 5th Mon of month7:30-10pm Brereton Library, a section of the canal and benches in Ravenhill Park plus the annual Santa's Sleigh tour with Rugeley Lions and donate to local causes. Contact 07946 393117, [email protected]
Rotary Club of Rugeley - Brereton & Ravenhill Satellite GroupGenBrereton LibraryTues2nd Tues of month7pm more informal spin-off of Rugeley Rotary focussing on community activities and projects.
Rugeley & Armitage Camera ClubGenLea HallMonWeekly7:30pm Sept-June, visiting speakers, visits to other clubs, around 100 members. Meet in the Davy Suite at Lea Hall. Contact Carole Perry 01889 800547 or Glyn Heywood 01283 840352.
Rugeley & Brereton Events Facebook GroupGen---- resource to find out about upcoming local events.
Rugeley & District First RespondersGenRugeley Fire Station--- opportunities as responders or support/admin roles. Contact [email protected]
Rugeley & District Lions ClubGenRugeley Rugby ClubWed4th Wed of month7:30pm monthly and run or get involved in various community activities, including the annual Santa's Sleigh Tour with Rugeley Rotary and donate to local causes. Contact Debra 07970 380746, [email protected]
Rugeley Action for BusinessesGen---- group to help promote Rugeley as a town and to put Rugeley businesses on the map. Help with promotional activities, organise town centre events, provide advice and lobby local government. Contact John 07518 789304 or via Facebook.
Rugeley Art SocietyGenRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneWedWeekly7:30-9:30pm art class for all ages and abilities.
Rugeley Community CentreVenueRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill Lane--- by Rugeley Community Church. Large sports hall and various rooms for hire. Various organisations and groups use as regular base. Permanent home of Rugeley Community Church, Rugeley Foodbank, Active-ate, RCC Cinema, Access English and Voyage Care Rugeley. Contact 01889 579341 or [email protected]
Rugeley Community ChurchGenRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill Lane--- services and activities including Sunday morning service at 10am. The church runs Rugeley Community Centre with a range of activities and external hirers providing services and activities to help the community. Contact 01889 579341, [email protected]
Rugeley Cricket ClubGenRugeley Cricket ClubVarious-- club, also includes ladies softball team and junior cricket.
Rugeley Dancing ClubGenLea HallWedWeekly7-10pm dancing including monthly raffles and live music at special events. Contact Sandra 01543 304253.
Rugeley District Stroke ClubGen
Lea HallTuesWeekly10am-2:30pm Association affiliated group providing friendship and support to people affected by a stroke. Contact Judy 01889 583517.
Rugeley FoodbankGenRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTues
Weekly2-4pm twice-weekly service for people and families in crisis who need food. Vouchers can be obtained at many outlets, including Citizens Advice Bureau, GPs, social workers, the job centre and many more. Contact 07528 447504 or [email protected]
Rugeley Good Companions Lunch ClubOPSt Paul's ChurchTuesWeekly12:30-2:30pm club provided by MHA Live at Home scheme. Includes a pre-booked 2 course meal, followed by a raffle and entertainment including bingo, quizzes and a guest speaker. Contact Clive 01543 415020. See separate record for Live at Home for more of their services.
Rugeley in Bloom Facebook GroupGen---- aim of the group is to help improve and enhance the town, making Rugeley an attractive place to both live and visit. Hoping to enter the 2020 Britain in Bloom Awards and welcome any help and support.
Rugeley Leisure CentreVenueRugeley Leisure Centre--Various pool, fitness classes, gym, multi-purpose hall, squash, outdoor pitches. Also offer specialised sessions and club usage, including walking football, weights for women, school holiday activities for children, trampolining, gymnastics, dance clubs, karate clubs, Little Starts Rugby, First Steps, private 1:1 swimming lessons and personal training in the gym. Also have an activity referral team involving discounted use of the leisure centre and activities such as walking, biking, golf, gardening, netball, arts and wellbeing. Contact 01889 586260.
Rugeley LibraryVenueRugeley Library--- services, free PC access, free Wifi, printing, photocopying, blue badge applications (booking required), bus pass applications, reading groups, baby and tots sessions. Closed Sundays. Meeting room for hire. Contact 01889 869063.
Rugeley Lotto EventsGen-----Half of the monthly Rugeley Lotto funds go to the Lotto Fund which is used for events in the town and donations to local causes. Events have included St George's Day, Christmas and the lantern parade. Work closely with Rugeley Action for Business and the Town Council.
Rugeley Martial Arts & Fitness CentreGen5 Wellington DriveVarious--, Karate and fitness classes from 4 years old to adults, beginner to advanced. Personal training and boot camps also available.
Rugeley Musical Theatre CompanyGenRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneTuesWeekly8-10pm aged 15+. Weekly rehearsals, produce shows and concerts at venues in Rugeley, Stafford and Cannock. Contact [email protected]
Rugeley PHAB ClubGen
St Augustine's ChurchMonWeekly7-9pm is a national charity encouraging disabled and able-bodied people to integrate. The Rugeley group organises outings and activities for disabled and able-bodied people. It occasionally meets at a different venue so check the website before attending. Contact Margaret 01543 276271 or David 01283 841093.
Rugeley Phoenix Activities ClubOPVariousVarious-- activities for over 50s. 500 members. Includes walking, table-tennis, dancing, photography, bowls, keep fit, art, badminton, book club, music group, knit & natter, coffee morning, tennis, bridge, floral art, T'ai Chi, gardening, theatre visits and social events.
Rugeley Police Boxing ClubYPThe Gymnasium, Wellington DriveMon
Weekly6-7:30pm sessions £2. Also session on Wednesdays for seniors and registered boxers.
Rugeley Probus ClubOPSt Paul's ChurchWed2nd & 4th Wed of month10:30am-Twice-monthly group for retired and semi-retired people including speakers, lunches and trips. Contact 01889 577121.
Rugeley Rifle ClubGenRugeley Rifle of the most successful rifle and pistol clubs in the Midlands, promoting precision target shooting to all ages. Contact [email protected]
Rugeley Rocks Facebook GroupGen---- group focussed on anything and everything to do with Rugeley (no selling).
Rugeley Rose TheatreVenueRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors Lane--- venue for weddings, parties, conferences and community events. The 210-seat theatre hosts regular shows, and can transform into a cinema or banqueting hall. There is also a separate conference suite, bar and refreshment area. Contact 01889 584036, [email protected]
Rugeley Royal British LegionGenOlly's Bar, Bow StreetSun1st Sun of month11am and support ex-servicemen and women, Remembrance events, poppy appeal fundraising, open to all over 12 (about 40 members). Doesn't meet in August. Contact [email protected]
Rugeley Rugby ClubGenSt Augustine's Field, WS15 2HEVarious--'s Contact Rugby 18 years +, Men's and Women's touch rugby, Mini and Junior Rugby from ages 6 to 17. Contact 07889 088558.
Rugeley RunnersGenRugeley Cricket ClubTues
Weekly6:20pm for all abilities, free 1 month trial. Sessions include options for short, middle and long distances.
Rugeley TaeKwon-DoGenBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallTuesWeekly6-8pm form of martials arts for all ages, 6-7pm for beginners, 7-8pm for intermediates and black belts. Contact James 07886 442786.
Rugeley Town and Surrounding Area Facebook GroupGen---- on local businesses, reviews, recommendations, local events, etc.
Rugeley Town CouncilGenRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors Lane--- tier of local government, representing the people of Rugeley. Councillors are elected by the residents every four years. The website includes the council and community calendar and minutes of council meetings.
Rugeley Voluntary Litter Champions Facebook GroupGen---- and events on local litter picks in the community.
Rugeley Welfare for DogsGen---- and homes for dogs. Contact 07900 090 993, [email protected]
Rugeley Women's InstituteGenSt Paul's ChurchWedLast Wed of month7-10pm-Monthly meetings and activities for women. Contact Barbara Johnson 01889 586855.
Rugeley Youth Council - WS15YPRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors Lane--- Rugeley's young people to engage in making Rugeley a better place to live for young people. A great opportunity for young people in WS15 to have their voice heard and get to know others who want to make a difference.
Sandy Lane SurgeryGenSandy Lane, RugeleyMon
-- by the Horse Fair Practice Group. Appointments 01889 572057, results line 01889 572060, email [email protected]
Satori Martial ArtsGenSheepfair Community CentreFriWeekly6-7pm freestyle martial arts and self-defence.
SBM YogaGenBrereton Methodist ChurchTuesWeekly7-8pm, body and mind yoga suitable for all abilities in the Church Hall Free School. Contact 07931 217965, [email protected]
School nurse drop-inC&F
Rugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneThursWeekly3:15-4:15pm free, confidential drop-in for young people up to age 19 and parents of younger children. Talk about anything, including food and nutrition, child development, parenting advice, emotional health & wellbeing, behaviour difficulties and family health.
Seniors afternoon tea and bingoOPRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneWedWeekly12-2pm bingo with sandwiches and cakes, £2 per person. Supported by Tesco Rugeley and Rugeley Town Council.
Share, Care & PrayerGenSt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly9:30am prayer group who extend a warm and friendly welcome to anyone.
Sheepfair Community CentreVenueSheepfair Community Centre---, training room and office for hire with kitchen and toilets. Contact Delma Draper 01889 800282.
Short n SweetC&FShort n Sweet, Market Square--- shop, coffee shop and soft play plus craft workshop and party hire. Contact 07961 856247.
Slimming WorldGenRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneMonWeekly5:30pm & 7:30pm weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Rachel 07807 785600.
Slimming WorldGenSt Joseph's Community CentreTuesWeekly10am group to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Rachel 07807 785600.
Slimming WorldGenLea HallTuesWeekly3:30pm, 5:30pm & 7:30pm weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Jeff 07598 707756.
Slimming WorldGenLea HallWedWeekly5pm & 7pm weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Gemma 07397 864761.
Slimming WorldGenMansefield HouseThursWeekly9:30am & 11:30am weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Rachel 07807 785600.
Slimming WorldGenSt Augustine's ChurchThursWeekly5pm & 7pm weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Jo 07890 664131.
Slimming WorldGenMansefield HouseSatWeekly8:30am & 10:30am weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Kirsty 07584 090762.
St Augustine's ChurchGenSt Augustine's Church--- church services and activities including main Sunday service at 10:30am and a weekly communion service on Thursdays at 10am. Open to general visitors every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11am till 2pm. Contact Reverend David Evans 07919 416900.
St Augustine's Church Place of WelcomeGen
St Augustine's ChurchMon
Weekly11am-2pm drop-in for chat and friendship with refreshments. Contact 07919 416900, [email protected]
St Giles Hospice Bereavement Help PointGen
Rugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneThursWeekly10:30am-12:30pm weekly drop-in session for anyone experiencing or have experienced bereavement (regardless of how long ago). Contact 01543 434536.
St John the Baptist Church, Armitage with HandsacreGenSt John the Baptist Church, Armitage--- church services and activities including sung Eucharist every Sunday at 10:30am and Holy Communion every Thursday at 10am. The church is open to the public every day. Contact Reverend Peter Hart 01543 579660.
St John the Baptist Church, Slitting MillGenSt John the Baptist Church, Slitting Mill--- church services and activities including weekly Sunday service at 9am (alternates between morning prayer and communion). Contact Reverend David Evans 07919 416900.
St Joseph & St Etheldreda Catholic ChurchGenSt Joseph's Church--- church services and activities, including Sunday Mass at 11am.
St Joseph's Community CentreVenueSt Joseph's Community Centre--- can be hired for activities/events. News and events on Facebook page. Contact 01889 802531, [email protected]
St Joseph's Friendship GroupMHSt Joseph's Community CentreMonWeekly11am-1pm-Weekly friendship group mainly attended by people with mental health difficulties. Free or donation.
St Joseph's Soup LunchGen
St Joseph's Community CentreThursWeekly11:45am-1pm-Weekly lunch club.
St Michael's Church, BreretonGenSt Michael's Church, Brereton--- church services and activities including Holy Communion and Sunday School every Sunday at 9:45am and Holy Communion every Wednesday at 10am. Contact Reverend Georgina Holding 01889 801077.
St Paul's Church HallVenueSt Paul's Church--Various hall and various rooms for hire. Details and enquiry form on website.
St Paul's Methodist & URC ChurchGenSt Paul's Church--- church services and activities. Sunday morning service at 11am including Sunday school, evening service at 6pm.
St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP)Gen
St Joseph's Community CentreMon1st Mon of month12:30pm group supporting people in need, including visiting care homes and older people in their own homes.
Stafford & Rugeley Sea CadetsYPStafford (minibus collects from Rugeley)Tues
WeeklyVarious for 10-18yr olds, including sailing, windsurfing, power boating, rock climbing, camping, music and much more. Contact [email protected] or
Staffordshire Martial Arts / Seimeido Martial Arts / Daniel PyattGenElm House, Wharf Road, RugeleyVariousWeeklyVarious school. Contact Daniel Pyatt 07791 128932, [email protected]
Stars AcademyYPRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneThursWeekly5-8pm-Dance/drama group for children up to age 18 that puts on shows at the Rugeley Rose Theatre. Contact [email protected]
Style Academy Yoga ClassGenSt Paul's ChurchTuesWeekly7:30pm-Weekly yoga class. Contact Andrea 01889 577539.
Sundance School of DanceGenVariousVarious-- dance classes for children and adults at 3 different venues - Etching Hill Village Hall (Mon/Tues), Armitage Village Hall (Wed) and Rugeley Leisure Centre (Sat). Contact 01889 575265, [email protected]
Tea DanceOPMansefield HouseWedWeekly2-4pm and dancing for older people.
The Remedial Outdoor Therapy Centre (TROT)C&F
TROT Centre, Redbrook LaneVarious-- to develop skills and individual training for children and young adults who may struggle with formal academia. Courses include key skills, animal care, agriculture and gardening as therapy in various locations. Contact Jenny 07504 412459.
Thespian ArtsC&F
St Joseph's Community CentreThursWeekly4-8pm sessions for young people aged 6-16, including film & TV, drama & performance and musical theatre acting. Contact 07528 788868, [email protected]
Through the Stage DoorC&FBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallThursWeeklyVarious Tots on Thursday mornings helps with social development and creative play with themed sessions. Stage School on Thursday evenings develops skills in drama and musical theatre for children up to 18. Contact 07707 886100 or via Facebook to book.
Thursday Evening DanceGenSt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly8pm-Contact 01889 577121.
Tots & TiniesC&FSt Paul's ChurchTuesWeekly9:30-11am only. Play space, books and toys for pre-school age children with a chance for parents to socialise. Located in the old church hall opposite main church building. Contact Jean 01889 800331 or Freda 01889 586875.
Tots PlayC&FBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallVarious-- parent and child classes including baby development course (up to 6 months old), discovery tots (8 weeks to crawling) and social tots (8 months to 2.5 years). Book online, find on Facebook or contact Georgie 07533 750022, [email protected]
Townswomen's Guild RugeleyGenVictory ChurchMon3rd Mon of month7pm women of any age to meet and share in fun and friendship. Part of aim is to showcase and share the good works being done by individuals and groups within the community. Contact Jane Pallister 07775 730466.
Tuesday ClubGenSt Paul's ChurchTuesFortnightly7:45pm Sept-June group open to women of all ages including fellowship, information and talks. Small annual subscription. Contact Betty 01889 577175 or Gill 01889 881894.
Twinkle Toes Dance AcademyC&FBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallTues
WeeklyVarious range of dance classes for young children through the week, including introductory, ballet, modern and tap. Spaces are limited and must be booked beforehand. Contact Katie 07875 129692.
U3A University of the Third AgeOPVariousVarious-- range of activities for retired or semi-retired people, often based at Victory Hall in Slitting Mill or Rugeley Fire Station. Activities include monthly speakers, craft, card games, local history, theatre visits, languages, kurling, gardening, dancing, art, walking and lunches. Contact [email protected]
Ukulele classGenSt Paul's ChurchTuesWeekly10am-Ukulele instruction.
Upper Moreton Rural Activities CICGen
Upper Moreton Farm, Wolesley Bridge--- learning activities based around plants, animals and the countryside for people of all needs and abilities. Contact Carol Carney on 07814 237211.
Victory ChurchGenVictory Church--- church services and activities including Sunday morning service at 10:30am. The Church is the home of The Hub Café, Help a Squaddie, an annual school uniform bank and rooms are available to hire. Contact 01889 576246, [email protected]
Victory Church Counselling ServiceGenVictory Church--- professional relationship counselling for couples, families and individuals. Contact 07817 043742 for more info or to book.
Victory Church Fishers of MenGenVictory ChurchTuesLast Tues of month7-9pm group to socialise and have fun together, including meals out, takeaways, movie nights and tea & coffee nights.
Victory Church Knit & NatterGen
Victory ChurchFriWeekly10am-1pm group at The Hub Café.
Victory Church Ladies BreakfastGenVictory ChurchSatLast Sat of month8am fellowship for women over breakfast, Sept-June.
Victory Church Men's BreakfastGenVictory ChurchSat1st Sat of month8am fellowship for men over breakfast, Sept-June.
Victory Church Women of Worth (WOW) NightsGenVictory ChurchTues1st Tues of month7-9pm group to socialise and have fun together, including meals, movies and pampering.
Victory Hall, Slitting MillVenueVictory Hall, Slitting Mill--- hall and meeting room for hire with garden and kitchen. Contact [email protected]
Voluntary Car SchemeGen
-----Provides friendly, helpful volunteer drivers who use their own car to offer transport to those in need, e.g. for medical appointments and visiting people in hospital and care homes. Call 01543 303023 between 9:15am and midday, Monday to Thursday.
Voyage CareDPRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneMon
-- is a leading care provider for adults with learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries and other complex needs. They offer individualised care packages that incorporate social, vocational, leisure and educational activities. Activity plans are tailored to each person's aspirations, needs and interests and are designed to help individuals to pursue a more independent lifestyle. Contact 0800 035 3776 or [email protected]
Wednesday Friendship GroupGen
Brereton Methodist ChurchWedWeekly10:30am-2:30pm-A regular, welcoming meeting place at the Free School for adults to make new friends, chat, share hobbies/crafts or swap books. Contact 07446 824727 or just turn up.
Weight WatchersGenRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneTues
WeeklyVarious weight loss support group. 7pm Tues, 5:30pm Wed, 10am Thurs.
Weight WatchersGenBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallMonWeekly5-7pm weight loss support group.
Weight WatchersGenArmitage Village HallTuesWeekly4:30-6:30pm weight loss support group.
Wildlings at The Wolseley CentreC&FThe Wolesley Centre, Wolesley BridgeFriWeekly10:30am-12pm classroom for children aged 6 months to 5 years. Price includes hot drink for adults and juice & snack for children. Book online. Also available one Sunday a month - see website.
Wolesley CentreVenueThe Wolesley Centre, Wolesley BridgeVarious-- Wildlife Trust HQ, including visitor centre, gift shop, 26 acres of grounds with free access, accessible footpaths, boardwalk, play trail, sensory garden, conference facilities, birthday party hire and regular events/activities for children and adults. Contact 01889 880100, [email protected] or visit for upcoming events.
YMCA RugeleyYPYMCA Rugeley----Supported accommodation for young people and vulnerable adults. Contact 01889 586578, [email protected]
ZumbaGenMansefield HouseThursWeekly6:30-7:30pm zumba class. Contact Sarah 07411 757606.
ZumbaGenEtching Hill Village HallFriWeekly9:30-10:30am zumba class. Contact Sarah 07411 757606.
ZumbaGenArmitage Village HallTuesWeekly6:30-7:30pm zumba class. Contact Vicky 07710 407925.
ADS - Addiction Dependency SolutionsGen
----, advice and treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. Includes One Recovery Staffordshire (see separate record) and Bridging the Gap which trains people who have experienced substance misuse to become work-ready.
Beat the ColdGen
---- charity working to reduce the incidence of cold related illness and fuel poverty. Provide free advice and home visits to help on issues such as insulation, heating, paying for fuel and improving energy efficiency. Contact 01782 683813 or web form.
Brighter FuturesGen---- housing and accommodation, homelessness and outreach services, mental health recovering and wellbeing support, employment skills and training.
CACH (Communities Against Crimes of Hate)Gen---- with the community across Staffordshire to stamp out hate crime. Contact 07971 497988.
Cannock Contraception ClinicYPPark House, 12 Park Road, CannockFriAlternative fridays- under 21s by appointment only. Tel 0300 124 5022 or book online.
Care First GroupDPVarious--- adults with disabilities enjoy greater independence, improved wellbeing and more life choices through fun, practical hands-on learning opportunities. Focussed on Birmingham and Tamworth so far but looking to expand this way.
Care First Group - Community Prospects LtdDPVarious--- 16+ with mild/moderate learning difficulties and mental health. Workshops at Community Prospects Centres.
Care First Group - Skills TankDPVarious--- with 16+ with critical and substantial learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and extra assistance needs. Workshops at Skills Tank Hubs.
CASS the Carers AssociationGen
Stafford--- confidential advice, information and emotional support and a range of other services to Carers of any age in southern Staffordshire, who are looking after a friend or relative, who because of disability, illness or the effects of old age, cannot manage at home without help. Contact 01785 222365, [email protected]
Compton CareOP---- a range of services in your own home including specialist nursing support, personal care, physiotherapy and spiritual care. Must be referred by a health professional. Contact 0300 323 0250.
EvolveGen---- up of 18 partner organisations aiming to support people aged 16+ with multiple barriers to regain their confidence and move closer to the jobs market.
Families Health & Wellbeing ServiceC&F---- and wellbeing for children & families, including health visiting and school nursing (will expand in 2020 to include children's centres). Run by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Families Health & Wellbeing Service school nurse text serviceYP-----Text 07520 615721 for confidential advice and support.
Family Support Service by SCTSPC&F---- a range of services across Staffordshire to help children and families, including developing positive family relationships, emotional health & wellbeing, parenting, behaviour management, health needs, Bookstart Corner and home visits. Contact 01902 424147.
Liberty StaffordshireDP---- social and emotional development opportunities for disabled children and adults, especially those out of work. Run disability football teams, running club, club for girls with autism. Run a NEET (not in education, employment or training) service 1-5pm thursdays and a youth club 6-8pm on thursdays both at Cannock SNAP. Also one of the local delivery partners for NCS and look after a section of canal at Fazeley. Contact Maggi Huckfield.
Mencap Assisted Internship ProgrammeYP---- young people aged 16-24 with a learning disability to make the important step from education into employment, helping them get ahead as they move into adulthood. Contact 0808 808 1111, [email protected]
Mid Staffs MindMH-----Support mental health and emotional wellbeing in Cannock, Stafford and surrounding areas, including counselling, support groups, information/advice, one to one support/chat and drop-ins. Contact 01543 462907 or [email protected]
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation TrustGen---- and mental health, learning disability, children's community services and adult social care services across Staffordshire. Website includes helpful resources and self-help leaflets on a range of topics.
myStaffs appGen---- County Council resource for help, information and reporting issues in Staffordshire.
Nova TrainingYPVarious--- and Apprenticeship programmes across the Midlands with focus on 14-24yr olds.
One Recovery StaffordshireGen---- partnership led by ADS which aims to treat a person's primary addiction whilst considering the whole spectrum of their life, with a particular emphasis on mental health and housing, ensuring whole person care is available for all. Contact 01785 270080.
Pathway ProjectGenLichfield--- and support for victims of domestic abuse.
SCVYSYP---- support to groups and organisations in Staffordshire that deliver activities or support to children, young people and families.
South Staffordshire CollegeGenCannock--- range of courses including 3/6/12 week short course options to help build confidence, meet people, gain qualifications and increase employability.
SpaceYPVarious--- activities for 8-17yr olds during school summer holiday across Staffordshire.
Spring Housing AssociationGen
---- charity providing homes for those in greatest need. Services and support for homeless people, young people and refugees. Contact 0300 303 8606, [email protected] If you are homeless or at risk of it contact 0121 663 1443, [email protected]
St Giles HospiceGen
Lichfield--- and support for anyone living with a potentially incurable illness, caring for someone who is, or grieving over the death of a loved one. Contact 0300 330 9410.
Staffordshire Cancer Support ProgrammeGen-----Partnership between Beth Johnson Foundation and Macmillan to provide social, emotional and practical support. 01782 844036 or [email protected]
Staffordshire Community LearningGen---- and courses to gain new skills, qualifications, find work, support your family, start your own business or learn for pleasure. Browse the website for nearby courses or contact 01785 278770, [email protected]
Staffordshire ConnectsGen---- resource for help and support in the community across Staffs.
Staffordshire Family Mediation ServiceGen---- mediation services to couples seeking to resolve their differences regarding children’s issues or finance and property matters cost effectively. Contact 01827 314020 or [email protected]
Staffordshire Fire & Rescue ServiceGen---- addition to fighting fires they provide lots of information and support to improve safety in your home or business. Vulnerable residents can have a home visit - call 0800 0241 999.
Staffordshire Mental Health DirectoryMH---- and contact details for Staffordshire organisations helping with mental health issues.
Staffordshire Mental Health HelplineMH----, 7pm-2am weekdays, 2pm-2am weekends, 365 days a year, 0808 800 2234. Run by Brighter Futures.
Staffordshire Online Craft NetworkGen
---- group for local people advertising local events for local crafters to attend.
Staffordshire Recovery HubMH---- with mental health issues, breaking down the barriers preventing you from living a fulfilled and independent life. Contact 01543 223210.
Staffordshire Warmer HomesGen---- run by Staffs County Council to install free first-time central heating systems into eligible homes across Staffordshire. Freephone 0333 202 4481.
Staffordshire Women's AidGen---- and support for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse, including 24-hr helpline 0300 330 5959.
Staffs County Council Open Door work placement programmeGen---- work experience placements for over 18s in Staffordshire who face difficulties and barriers in finding work. Application form and contact details on website. [email protected]
Support StaffordshireGen---- communities, individuals and organisations to work in collaboration to bring about positive change in their community through social action. Includes volunteer opportunities.
T3 Young Person's Substance Misuse Service StaffordshireYP---- confidential service for young people up to 18. Work with community groups and schools on making informed choices about alcohol and drug use. Contact 01785 241393, [email protected]
Teen Spirit (SCC)YPVarious--- and group support for 13-17yr olds around healthy relationships, confidence, self-esteem, social media and sexual health.
The Carers HubGen
----, advice and guidance for carers. Contact 0330 123 1937, [email protected]
The Training InitiativeYPVarious--- training opportunities for inidividuals aged 16-24 not currently in education, employment or training. The courses provide a wide range of new skills and qualifications and some have a guaranteed job interview at the end. Book online or call 01827 216171.
Time4SportYPVarious--- sports services for schools and directly for children and families across Staffs. If there are enough families requesting help in a particular area they will use a local facility and put on weekly programmes during term time, holiday camps in school holidays and 1-1 family visits. Call 01782 409677.
Volunteering and social action in StaffordshireGenVarious--- for volunteering, such as at libraries, country parks, children's centres, youth reoffending service and SEND Family Partnership.
Well ActiveGenVarious--- resource to help people to live, work and play well. Resources and sign-posting.
Young OnesC&FBurton--- gift boxes for disadvantaged local children who may have nothing, or very little, to celebrate an important day in their life such as birthday or Christmas. Contact Judith 07547 422833, Sheila 07933 220634 or email [email protected]
Action on Hearing LossGen
---- UK’s leading charity supporting people with hearing loss, deafness and tinnitus. Contact 0808 808 0123, textphone 0808 808 9000, [email protected]
Age UKOP---- UK's largest charity working with older people, online, on the phone and in the community. Information and support on money, legal matters, care & support, health & wellbeing, travel, hobbies, work and learning. Free, confidential advice line on 0800 678 1602 (8am-7pm every day).
Alzheimer's SocietyGen
---- for change, funds research to find a cure and supports people living with dementia today. National dementia helpline 0300 222 1122.
APMYP---- services for people, places and business to create and improve skills, employment, and health and wellbeing. Main provider for NCS in Staffs.
Benefits CalculatorGen---- free online benefits calculator to find out what you are entitled to.
Change Grow LiveGen---- that supports people to change their lives for the better.
Dementia UKGen
---- specialist support for people and families facing dementia. Dementia helpline 0800 888 6678.
Family ActionC&F---- practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. A range of different services including the Family Line helpline - 0808 802 6666, text 07537 404 282, [email protected]
Hub of HopeMH---- health support directory, searchable by postcode.
Money Advice ServiceGen----, impartial money advice, guides, tools and calculators. Contact via online web chat or WhatsApp (07701 342744) or call 0800 138 7777 (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm).
NCSYPVarious--- activities for 15-17yr olds.
---- for the prevention of young suicide. Provides support to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide or to anyone worried about a young person. Also provide support and training to communities and volunteers. Helpline 0800 068 4141.
SamaritansMH---- helpline.
Step Change Debt CharityGen---- and advice on debt. Various contact details on website.
Stop Loan SharksGen----, support and education relating to loan sharks. Safely report a loan shark on 0300 555 2222.
The Care Advice LineGen---- information and advice service for anyone who has care or support needs, including carers, concerns about family members who receive care and thinking about your own future care needs. Contact 01785 339511.
The Prince's TrustYP---- young people to reach their full potential through programmes, training and job support.
The SilverlineOP---- confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Call 0800 4 70 80 90.
Together for Mental WellbeingMH---- people towards better mental wellbeing and independent lives.
Victim SupportGen---- and confidential support to help victims after a crime. Includes support and advice for victims of anti-social behaviour. Call 0808 1689 111.
Young Minds Crisis MessengerYP---- 24/7 support line for young people experiencing mental health problems. Text YM to 85258.