WOW Rugeley

Welcome to Rugeley Community Church’s WOW directory! The table below lists all community activities across, Rugeley, Brereton, Armitage and Handsacre. Browse it alphabetically or type a word into the search box. You can also press a column title to sort the entries, for example press ‘Category’ and the entries will be re-arranged to be in category order, or press ‘Location’ to see everything grouped by location.

Please note that due to covid restrictions some activities may have changed or not re-started – please check with the provider before attending. Contact us to advise of any changes to the directory.

What's on Where Rugeley

 CategoryLocationDayFrequencyTimeWebInfo
1871 (Rugeley) Air CadetsYoung PeopleTaylors LaneMon
Thurs
Weekly7:15-9:30pmhttps://www.1871squadron.co.uk/For 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 BrowniesChildren & FamiliesHayes Meadow SchoolFriWeekly6-7:30pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/brownies/Term-time activities for girls aged 7-10.
1st Armitage RainbowsChildren & FamiliesHayes Meadow SchoolMonWeekly6-7:30pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/rainbows/Term-time activities for girls aged 5-7 (pre Brownies age).
1st Armitage Scouts - BeaversChildren & FamiliesArmitage Village HallFriWeekly6:15-7:15pmhttps://armitagewithhandsacre-pc.co.uk/village-hall-and-pavilionTerm-time activities for boys and girls aged 6-8.
1st Brereton BrowniesChildren & FamiliesBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallWedWeekly6-7:15pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/brownies/Term-time activities for girls aged 7-10.
1st Brereton RainbowsChildren & FamiliesSt Michael's Church, BreretonThursWeekly6:15-7:15pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/rainbows/Term-time activities for girls aged 5-7 (pre Brownies age).
1st Etching Hill RainbowsChildren & FamiliesSt Paul's ChurchWedWeekly5:45-7pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/rainbows/Term-time activities for girls aged 5-7 (pre Brownies age).
1st Rugeley RangersYoung PeopleRugeley Fire StationWedWeekly7:30-9:30pmhttps://www.girlguiding.org.uk/what-we-do/rangers/Term-time activities for girls aged 14-18.
1st Rugeley Scouts - BeaversChildren & FamiliesKeystone LaneMonWeekly5-6:15pmhttps://www.facebook.com/1st-Rugeley-Scout-Group-1801203653533847/Term-time activities for boys and girls aged 6-8.
1st Rugeley Scouts - CubsChildren & FamiliesKeystone LaneMonWeekly6:30-8pmhttps://www.facebook.com/1st-Rugeley-Scout-Group-1801203653533847/Term-time activities for boys and girls aged 8-10.
1st Rugeley Scouts - ScoutsChildren & FamiliesKeystone LaneFriWeekly7-9pmhttps://www.facebook.com/1st-Rugeley-Scout-Group-1801203653533847/Term-time activities for boys and girls aged 10-14.
2nd Armitage Scouts - CubsChildren & FamiliesArmitage Village HallFriWeekly6:30-7:45pmhttps://armitagewithhandsacre-pc.co.uk/village-hall-and-pavilionTerm-time activities for boys and girls aged 8-10.
2nd Brereton BrowniesChildren & FamiliesSt Michael's Church, BreretonMonWeekly6-7:15pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/brownies/Term-time activities for girls aged 7-10.
2nd Etching Hill RainbowsChildren & FamiliesChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillWedWeekly5-6pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/rainbows/Term-time activities for girls aged 5-7 (pre Brownies age).
2nd Rugeley Scouts - BeaversChildren & FamiliesSheepfair Community CentreWedWeekly6:15-7:30pmhttps://www.2ndrugeleyscoutgroup.com/Term-time activities for boys and girls aged 6-8.
2nd Rugeley Scouts - CubsChildren & FamiliesSheepfair Community CentreTuesWeekly6:15-7:45pmhttps://www.2ndrugeleyscoutgroup.com/Term-time activities for boys and girls aged 8-10.
2nd Rugeley Scouts - ExplorersYoung PeopleSheepfair Community CentreThursWeekly8-9:30pmhttps://www.2ndrugeleyscoutgroup.com/Term-time activities for boys and girls aged 14-18.
2nd Rugeley Scouts - ScoutsChildren & FamiliesSheepfair Community CentreMonWeekly7-9pmhttps://www.2ndrugeleyscoutgroup.com/Term-time activities for boys and girls aged 10-14.
3rd Armitage Scouts - ScoutsYoung PeopleArmitage Village HallFriWeekly7:30-9:15pmhttps://armitagewithhandsacre-pc.co.uk/village-hall-and-pavilionTerm-time activities for boys and girls aged 10-14.
4th Rugeley BrowniesChildren & FamiliesSt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly7:15pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/brownies/Term-time activities for girls aged 7-10.
4th Rugeley GuidesChildren & FamiliesSt Paul's ChurchFriWeekly7:30-9pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/guides/Term-time activities for girls aged 10-14.
8th Rugeley BrowniesChildren & FamiliesChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillWedWeekly6:15-7:45pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/brownies/Term-time activities for girls aged 7-10.
8th Rugeley GuidesChildren & FamiliesSt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly7:30pmhttps://www.facebook.com/girlguidingrugeley/Term-time activities for girls aged 10-14.
10th Rugeley BrowniesChildren & FamiliesEtching Hill Village HallWedWeekly5:45-7:15pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/brownies/Term-time activities for girls aged 7-10.
12th Rugeley BrowniesChildren & FamiliesWestern Springs Primary SchoolMonWeekly6:30-8pmhttps://girlguidingstaffordshire.org.uk/join-us/brownies/Term-time activities for girls aged 7-10.
A1 FMAA Family Martial ArtsExercise31 Upper Brook StVariousWeeklyVarioushttps://www.a1familymartialartsacademy.com/Includes adult classes (14+), family classes, teen warriors (10-14), Little Dragons (7-10) and Little Ninjas (5-7). Contact 07791 460620 or see Facebook paged linked to on website.
Access EnglishSupport ServicesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneMonWeekly10am-2pmhttps://www.rugeleycc.org.uk/centre/access-english/Free weekly English lessons during term-time for people whose first language is not English. The courses focus on speaking, listening, responding, reading and writing. Contact 01889 579341.
Active-ate RugeleyChildren & FamiliesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneVariousSchool holidaysVarioushttps://www.rugeleycc.org.uk/centre/active-ate/Free 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.
Active TotzChildren & FamiliesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneFriWeekly9:45amhttps://www.activetotz.co.ukIntroducing children between the ages of 18 months and 5 years to physical activity, the focus is on fun, fun and more fun through interactive games using a wide range of sporting equipment to provide children with a diverse experience. For more information or to book a session, contact [email protected] or call Pete on 07429 158865.
Adult Tap and ToneExerciseChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillFriWeekly6:30 & 7:15pmhttps://www.facebook.com/dancerugeley/Tap classes on Fridays, all levels welcome. Contact Georgina 07775 444427.
Aelfgar SurgeryDoctors / MedicalChurch Street, RugeleyMon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
--http://www.aelfgarsurgery.co.uk/Contact 01889 579276, [email protected]
Age UKNational Support----https://www.ageuk.org.uk/The 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).
AJ Centre for DanceExerciseCrown Building (above Progressive Sports)Various--https://www.facebook.com/ajcentrefordance/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 AnonymousSupport ServicesVariousWedWeekly8-9:30pmhttps://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/AA-Meetings/Find-a-Meeting/RugeleyWeekly meetings - locations vary, please call the Helpline for more details: 01782 266 366 (8am – 10pm).
Alzheimer's SocietyNational Support----https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/Campaigns for change, funds research to find a cure and supports people living with dementia today. Helpline: Dementia Connect 0333 150 3456.
Anytime FitnessExerciseAnytime Fitness, Brewery Street---https://www.anytimefitness.co.uk/gyms/uk-0370/rugeley-east-of-england-ws15-2dy/24/7 gym plus regular classes and bootcamps. Contact 01889 390247 or find them on Facebook.
Armitage Bowls ClubExerciseArmitage Bowls Pavilion---https://armitagewithhandsacre-pc.co.uk/village-hall-and-pavilionBowls club. Contact Chairman Bill Beer, 07850 721864.
Armitage Bowls PavilionVenuesArmitage Bowls Pavilion---https://armitagewithhandsacre-pc.co.uk/village-hall-and-pavilionPavilion for hire with various regular activities. Contact Samantha 01543 490004, [email protected]
Armitage SurgeryDoctors / MedicalArmitage Surgery, Shropshire Brook Road, ArmitageMon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
--http://www.horsefairpractice.nhs.uk/Run by Horse Fair Practice Group. Contact 01543 490444.
Armitage Village HallVenuesArmitage Village Hall---https://armitagewithhandsacre-pc.co.uk/village-hall-and-pavilionHall for hire with various regular activities. Contact Samantha 01543 490004, [email protected]
Armitage with Handsacre Women's InstituteSocial / CommunityArmitage Village HallTues1st Tues of month7-10pmhttps://staffordshire.thewi.org.uk/find-wi/armitage-with-handsacreMonthly meetings and activities for women.
Army Cadet ForceYoung PeopleACF Centre, Taylors LaneMon
Thurs
Weekly7-9pmhttps://armycadets.com/county/staffordshire-and-west-midlands-north-acf/For 12-18yr olds, meet twice a week with occasional weekend activities. Contact 01785 257804, [email protected]
Beat the ColdSupport Services----https://www.beatcold.org.uk/Independent 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.
Beaudesert Care Farm CICSupport ServicesBeaudesert Park Farm, Horsey Lane---https://www.facebook.com/beaudesertcare/Outdoor 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 DriveSocial / CommunitySt Michael's Church, BreretonMon1st Mon of month7:30-9pmhttps://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4179/service-and-events/events-regular/Fun evening for people to socialise and play Beetle Drive. £2 adult, £1 child. Light refreshments included.
Beggars' Oak Clog Dance GroupExerciseArmitage Village HallMonWeekly8-10pmhttp://www.beggars-oak.org.uk/Friendly traditional Morris clog team dance group and band.
Benefits CalculatorNational Support----https://www.entitledto.co.uk/A free online benefits calculator to find out what you are entitled to.
BingoSocial / CommunitySt Michael's Church, BreretonMon3rd Mon of month7:30-9pmhttps://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4179/service-and-events/events-regular/Fun evening for people to socialise and play bingo. £2 adult, £1 child. Light refreshments included.
Brereton & Ravenhill Parish HallVenuesBrereton & Ravenhill Parish Hall---https://www.breretonandravenhill.co.uk/Hall for hire, including toilets and kitchen. Contact 01889 577461, [email protected]
Brereton & Rugeley Craft and Chat ClubSocial / CommunityBrereton Community HubThursWeekly7-9pm-Bring your latest project and have a chat. £2 per person including refreshments. Contact Helen 07854 113252, [email protected]
Brereton GrowsSocial / CommunityBrereton---https://www.facebook.com/Brereton-Grows-110645397049553A group of people growing fruit and vegetables for the Brereton Community.
Brereton LibrarySocial / CommunityBrereton Library---https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Libraries/branchlibraries/BreretonLibrary/BreretonLibrary.aspxBooks, free PC access, free Wife, 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 ChurchChurchesBrereton Methodist Church---https://www.breretonmethodist.org.uk/Various church services and activities including weekly Sunday service at 10:30am. Contact Richard 01889 802282, [email protected]
Brereton Methodist Church Community Coffee MorningSocial / CommunityBrereton Methodist ChurchFriLast Fri of month11am-1pmhttps://www.breretonmethodist.org.uk/eventsMonthly coffee morning, free or a small donation. Contact Richard 01889 802282.
Brereton Methodist Church Craft ClubSocial / CommunityBrereton Methodist ChurchWedWeekly10:30am-12:30pm-Weekly craft club, free, donations welcome.
Brereton Methodist Church HallVenuesBrereton Methodist Church---https://www.breretonmethodist.org.uk/church-hall-hireHall for hire, including toilets, kitchen and rear paved garden. Contact Richard 01889 802282, [email protected]
Brereton MillionSocial / CommunityBrereton---https://www.breretonmillion.co.uk/Exciting 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-inSocial / CommunityBrereton Community HubTuesWeekly10-11:30amhttps://www.facebook.com/BreretonMillionDrop-in 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 Community SupportSocial / CommunityBrereton---https://www.breretonmillion.co.uk/Brereton volunteer support with food shopping, prescription delivery, telephone befriending, pen pals and activity packs. Call 07837 309697.
Brereton Million Craft ClubSocial / CommunityBrereton Community HubTuesWeekly10:30am-12:30pmhttps://facebook.com/BreretonMillionWeekly craft club, Tuesday 10:30am - 13:30pm. All ages and abilities welcome, £2 including refreshments. Call or text Sarah on 07964 592945.
Brereton Million Lunch ClubSocial / CommunityBrereton Community HubTuesWeekly12:30-2:30pmhttps://www.facebook.com/BreretonMillionWeekly lunch club, £3 per person, with a different meal each week. Book in advance to guarantee your place. Contact 07837 309697.
Brereton Million PartnershipSocial / CommunityBrereton Community HubTues2nd Tues of month7:15-8:30pmhttps://www.breretonmillion.co.uk/Get 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 Place of WelcomeSocial / CommunityBrereton Community HubTuesWeekly9:30-10:30amhttps://facebook.com/BreretonCommunityHubPlace of Welcome weekly coffee, chat and local information.
Brereton Scout BandSocial / CommunityBrereton Community HubMonWeekly7-8:30pmhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Nonprofit-Organization/Brereton-Scout-Band-1503744599645998/Weekly scout band, more details on Facebook page.
Brereton Sports & Social ClubVenuesBrereton Sports & Social Club---https://www.facebook.com/Brereton-Social-Sports-and-Social-Club-296110034073821/Social club and various football clubs.
Brereton SurgeryDoctors / MedicalBrereton Surgery, Main Road, BreretonMon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
--http://www.breretonsurgery.nhs.uk/Contact 01889 575560.
Brereton Town FCExerciseBrereton & Ravenhill ParkVarious--https://www.facebook.com/Brereton-Town-FC-344444695634750/Charter 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 Volunteering Youth GroupYoung PeopleBrereton Community HubTuesWeekly5-7pmhttps://www.facebook.com/breretonmillionyouthclub/Drop-in 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, Rugeley & Armitage Team Ministry (Church of England)ChurchesVarious---https://brateamministry.org/Made 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.
Brighter FuturesSupport Services----https://www.brighter-futures.org.uk/Supported housing and accommodation, homelessness and outreach services, mental health recovering and wellbeing support, employment skills and training.
CACH (Communities Against Crimes of Hate)Support Services----https://cachpartnership.org.uk/Working with the community across Staffordshire to stamp out hate crime. Contact 07971 497988.
Cannock Chase CanExercise----https://www.cannockchasedc.gov.uk/residents/other/welcome-cannock-chase-canHealth and wellbeing improvement programme open to anyone in the Cannock Chase district. The app (launching in September) will enable residents to sign up and create personal goals and individual wellness journeys. It will also provide information about healthy eating, physical activity, mental health and advice about how to make healthier lifestyle choices. It will host a variety of wellness challenges which will be developed by the community, local organisations and businesses.
Cannock Chase Cobras BasketballExerciseRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTuesWeekly7-9pmhttps://www.facebook.com/CannockChaseCobras/Open basketball training sessions for anyone over the age of 16. First session free then £5 per player.
Cannock Chase Family HubChildren & Families----https://www.facebook.com/Cannockfamilyhub/A hub of help for families in Cannock and Rugeley area, to help you keep your family healthy, happy and safe. They answer your questions, help you find support and share ideas for coping with life. Visit their Facebook page or contact 07570 820173. Alternatively email [email protected]
Cannock Chase Social WalkersSocial / CommunityVarious---https://www.facebook.com/hroups/cannockchasesocialwalkersA safe and encouraging group of people of all abilities and ages who join together to explore the wonders of the forest. Kelly, whose passion for improved wellbeing, mental health and fitness will lead you through the Chase whilst you make new friends and enjoy the views. Contact [email protected]
Cannock Chase Yarn Bomb GroupSocial / CommunityLittle Wool Shop, Brewery Street Shopping CentreMonWeekly1-3pm-Weekly group. Contact Joyce on 07583 239041.
Cannock Contraception ClinicYoung PeoplePark House, 12 Park Road, CannockFriAlternative Fridays-https://openclinic.org.uk/clinics/cannock-clinic/For under 21s by appointment only. Tel 0300 124 5022 or book online.
Care First GroupSupport ServicesVarious---https://www.carefirstltd.co.uk/Helping 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 - Skills TankSupport ServicesVarious---http://skillstank.co.uk/Works with 16+ with critical and substantial learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and extra assistance needs. Workshops at Skills Tank Hubs.
CASS the Carers AssociationSupport ServicesStafford---http://carersinformation.org.uk/Provide 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]
Catch 22National Support----https://catch-22.org.ukWorking with children and young people in Staffordshire and Stoke who have gone missing from home or care or who are at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) or Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) and/or involved in gangs. Delivering bespoke support and interventions to children and young people to build resilience and aspirations, empowering them to take control of their lives and supporting them to stay safe within the community and online. Visit the website for more information.
Change Grow LiveNational Support----https://www.changegrowlive.org/Charity that supports people to change their lives for the better.
Changing Room Counselling ServiceSupport ServicesSt Augustine's ChurchTues
Wed
Fri
WeeklyVarioushttps://brateamministry.org/community-engagementFree counselling service for bereavement, anxiety, mental health 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)Social / CommunityCannock---http://www.chaseartsforpublicspaces.co.uk/CHAPS 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 HubSocial / Community----http://www.chasecreativehub.org/index.phpOnline 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 - CyclingExerciseVarious--Varioushttp://chasefit.co.uk/Weekend 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 - GardeningExerciseVarious--Varioushttp://chasefit.co.uk/Details of gardening groups and activity sheets for families. Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles.
Chase Fit - RunningExerciseVarious--Varioushttp://chasefit.co.uk/Details of running groups and running routes. Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles.
Chase Fit - WalksExerciseVarious--Varioushttp://chasefit.co.uk/Daily group-led walks, info for self-led walks, activity sheets for family walks and walking advice. Contact 07917 505854, [email protected] Run by Inspiring Health Lifestyles.
Chase Harriers Running ClubExerciseVariousVarious--http://chase-harriers.org/Tues & 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 GroupSupport ServicesRed Lion, Longdon Green, BreretonThurs3rd Thurs of month10:30am-12pmhttps://www.facebook.com/Chase-Parkinsons-Group-2211702342426030/Meet in Hednesford but run a Rugeley coffee morning once a month for chat and information. Contact 07817 743196, [email protected]
Chase UpExerciseVarious----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]
CherishersSupport ServicesRugeley---https://www.cherishers.co.ukProviding a range of health and social care services, support and practical help, including befriending, loneliness, isolation, home care, transport, group support and volunteer opportunities. Also offers a professional ironing service and employment opportunities in the ironing shop for those finding it difficult to access employment because of barriers. Contact 01889 578822
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)Doctors / Medical----https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/your-guide-to-support/guide-to-camhsNHS services that assess and treat children and young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties. Support covers depression, problems with food, self-harm, abuse, violence or anger, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and anxiety, among other difficulties.
Children's Story TimeChildren & FamiliesBrereton LibraryMonWeekly2:15-2:45pmhttps://www.facebook.com/BreretonlibraryFor pre-school children.
Church Mice Baby & Toddler GroupChildren & FamiliesSt Augustine's ChurchTuesWeekly1:30-2:30pmhttps://www.facebook.com/st.augustines.rugeley/Refreshments, stories, songs, crafting and play with a Christian theme. £1 per family. Term-time.
Church Mice Baby & Toddler GroupChildren & FamiliesSt John the Baptist Church, ArmitageWedWeekly9:30-10:30amhttps://www.facebook.com/ArmitageChurchMice/Refreshments, stories, songs, crafting and play with a Christian theme. £1 per family. Term-time.
Church of the Good Shepherd Place of WelcomeSocial / CommunityChurch of the Good ShepherdTuesWeekly12pm-2pmhttps://brateamministry.orgDrop in for a friendly cuppa, a chat and information about local groups, clubs and activities.
Church of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillChurchesChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching Hill---https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4459/Various 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.
Church of the Holy Spirit Place of WelcomeSocial / CommunityChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillTuesWeekly11am-1pmhttps://www.facebook.com/loveinthecommunityDrop in for a friendly cuppa, a chat and information about local groups, clubs and activities.
Citizens Advice BureauSupport Services7 Brook SquareMon
Wed
Thurs
Weekly10am-12:30pm & 1-2:30pmhttps://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/staffordshire-south-west/Free, 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. Contact 03444 111444 before visiting.
Coffee BreakSocial / CommunitySt Paul's ChurchFriWeekly10am-12pmhttps://stpaulsrugeley.org.uk/page/coffee-morningCoffee morning, anyone welcome.
Coffee morningSocial / CommunitySt John the Baptist Church, Slitting MillWed1st Wed of month10:30am-12pmhttps://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4461/service-and-events/events-regular/Informal gathering with tea, coffee and cake, book stall, raffle and bric-a-brac stall. £2.50 per person.
Coffee n' Craft GroupSocial / CommunitySt Augustine's ChurchTuesWeekly9:30-11:30amhttps://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/21974/service-and-events/events-regular/Free friendship and creative group, anyone welcome to drop in.
Compton CareSupport Services----https://www.comptoncare.org.uk/our-care/patient-care/compton-community-care/Provide 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.
Creative Performance AcademyChildren & FamiliesBrereton Community HubWedWeeklyVarioushttps://creativeperformance.yolasite.com/Music 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.
Cycle-RSupport ServicesHigh Green Court, Cannock---http://www.cycle-r.org.uk/en/Through 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.
Debt AdviceSupport ServicesChurch of the Good Shepherd---https://brateamministry.org/debt-adviceFor anyone struggling with debt or has concerns about their finances. Contact 07506 577996.
Dementia UKNational Support----https://www.dementiauk.org/Provide specialist support for people and families facing dementia. Dementia helpline 0800 888 6678.
Diabetes Peer Support RugeleySupport ServicesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneWed4th Wed of month6:00pm-8:00pm-Peer support group for residents in Rugeley who are diagnosed with diabetes. Friendly welcome, occasional guest speakers. No refreshments provided, but please feel free to bring your own.
Do It StaffordshireSocial / Community----https://doit.life/doitstaffordshireVolunteering opportunities in Staffordshire. Sign up to see local volunteering opportunities or to register your group/organisation if you need volunteers.
Dog TrainingSocial / CommunityChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillThurs2nd, 3rd, 4th Thurs of month6-8:15pmhttps://www.dogjimtraining.co.uk/Various dog training classes every Thurs evening except first Thurs of month. Contact Jim 07505 091010.
Eco RugeleySocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/groups/856167428591814A group of people who want to change Rugeley for the better to help both our community and our planet.
eLibrarySocial / Community----https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Libraries/Library-services/eLibrary/eLibrary.aspxStaffordshire Library Service's collection of eBooks, eMagazines, audio books and newspapers. Free to anyone with a library card.
Etching Hill Tennis ClubExerciseEtching Hill Tennis Club, East Butts RoadVariousWeeklyVarioushttps://etchinghilltc.weebly.com/Tennis club with various sessions and membership.
Etching Hill Village HallVenuesEtching Hill Village Hall---http://www.ehvh.btck.co.uk/Village 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 InstituteSocial / CommunityEtching Hill Village HallWed2nd Wed of month7:45pmhttps://staffordshire.thewi.org.uk/find-wi/etching-hillMonthly meetings and activities for women.
Everyone HealthDoctors / MedicalRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTuesWeekly1-2:30pmhttps://staffordshire.everyonehealth.co.uk/Health checks for anyone in Staffordshire aged 40+ currently on hold. Various online support, including social isolation, stop smoking, physical activity, fall prevention (over 50s in certain postcodes) and weight management (over 50s in certain postcodes). Call 03330 050095, email [email protected] or book online http://staffordshire.everyonehealth.co.uk
Evolution Performance AcademyChildren & FamiliesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneMonWeekly4:30-7pmhttps://www.evolutionperformanceacademy.co.uk/Musical theatre school with classes in singing, dancing and acting for children aged 4-18 and termly showcases. Contact 07807 942546, [email protected]
EvolveSupport Services----https://www.stepstowork.co.uk/evolveMade 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.
Express You Dance SchoolExerciseVariousVarious--https://www.facebook.com/ExpressYouDanceSchool/Dance 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.
Families Health & Wellbeing ServiceChildren & Families----https://www.mpft.nhs.uk/services/families-health-and-wellbeing-service-0-19Health and wellbeing support for children and families, including health visiting and school nursing. Also have a text number for young people for support on anything to do with life, relationships, health, mental health and wellbeing. Call 0300 303 3924 for families and children or young people can text 07520 615721
Families Health & Wellbeing Service school nurse text serviceYoung People-----Text 07520 615721 for confidential advice and support on life, relationships, health, mental health and wellbeing.
Family ActionNational Support----https://www.family-action.org.uk/Provide 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]
Family Support Service by SCTSPChildren & Families----http://www.sctsp.org.uk/homeOffer 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.
Flair DanceExerciseSt Paul's ChurchTuesWeeklyVarioushttps://www.flairdancefitness.co.uk/Ballroom and Latin, private dance lessons and first wedding dance tuition. Contact Sandra or Alan on 01889 579558.
Friday Lunch ClubSocial / CommunityChurch of the Good ShepherdFriWeekly12pmhttps://brateamministry.org/community-engagementAimed at those who live alone and want company, a friendly chat and feel safe. Suggested donation of £3.50 per meal. Call 07756 382032 for more information.
Friends of Elmore ParkSocial / CommunityElmore Park---https://www.facebook.com/groups/2082337602040509/Group to unite volunteers to bring Elmore Park back to its former glory. Contact and info are via the Facebook group (private group, apply for membership).
Friends of Etching HillSocial / CommunityEtching Hill---https://www.facebook.com/friendsofetchinghill/Look after Etching Hill including litter picks, heathland restoration and talks. Membership £1 per year. Contact [email protected]
GamCareNational Support----https://www.gamcare.org.ukThe leading UK provider of free information, advice and support for anyone harmed by gambling. Website includes a recovery toolkit, web chat, forum and resources. Also a young people's support service available. Contact 24/7 helpline 0808 8020 133.
Generation GoalkeepingChildren & FamiliesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTuesWeekly4:15pm-5pm & 5-5:45pmhttps://www.facebook.com/generationgoalkeepingBuilding confidence and training in techniques in a fun and safe environment for Year 1 - Year 7. Each session is specifically designed to develop and engage the player. Check the Facebook page for more details.
Generation Stars (Thursdays)Children & FamiliesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneThursWeekly during term time9:30am & 10:15amhttps://www.facebook.com/generationStarsFun, active football sessions for ages 2-5. Term time, Thursdays, 9:30am for age 2-3 and 10:15am for age 3-5. Contact 07875 129692 or email [email protected]
Generation Stars (Mondays)Children & FamiliesRedbrook Hayes School, Talbot RoadMonWeekly4:15pm & 5pmhttps://www.facebook.com/generationStarsFun, active football sessions for ages 4-11. Term time, Mondays, 4:15pm - 5pm for age 4-6 and 5pm - 5:45pm for age 6-11. Contact 07875 129692 or email [email protected]
Goldies SingalongsSocial / CommunitySt Paul's ChurchTues1st Tues of month11am-12pmhttp://www.golden-oldies.org.uk/Monthly singalong run by national charity Goldies.
Grow up GreatChildren & Families----https://www.growupgreat.co.uk/Online 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 LessonsSocial / CommunityCutting Edge, Albion Street---http://therugeleycuttingedge.co.uk/Guitar lessons for age 7-70, from £5 per 30 minutes. Contact 01889 575664, 07870 949449 or email [email protected]
GymophobicsExerciseGymophobics, 3 Market StreetMon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat
Sun
--https://www.gymophobics.co.uk/gyms/RugeleyExercise and fitness support for women. Contact 01889 570708, [email protected]
Handsacre Methodist ChurchChurchesHandsacre Methodist Church---https://handsacremethodist.org.uk/Various 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 GroupSocial / CommunityHandsacre Methodist ChurchFriWeekly10am-12pmhttps://handsacremethodist.org.uk/recurring-activity/meeting-pointBeginners and experienced welcome. Contact Celia Foote 01543 491704.
Handsacre Methodist Church Breakfast CaféSocial / CommunityHandsacre Methodist ChurchSat3rd Sat of month9:30-11:30amhttps://handsacremethodist.org.uk/recurring-activity/cafe-timeMonthly breakfast café, everyone welcome.
Handsacre Methodist Church Knit & NatterSocial / CommunityHandsacre Methodist ChurchThursFortnightly1-3pmhttps://handsacremethodist.org.uk/recurring-activity/meeting-pointFortnightly (Handsacre blue bin week) knitting group for charity. Contact Wendy 01543 492309.
Handsacre Methodist Church Meeting PointSocial / CommunityHandsacre Methodist ChurchTuesWeekly10am-12pmhttps://handsacremethodist.org.uk/recurring-activity/meeting-pointCommunity 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 WelcomeSocial / CommunityHandsacre Methodist ChurchFriWeekly2-4:30pmhttps://handsacremethodist.org.uk/recurring-activity/place-of-welcomeWeekly free drop-in for chat and friendship with refreshments, crafts and toys for children.
Handsacre Methodist Church Stay & PlayChildren & FamiliesHandsacre Methodist ChurchMonWeekly9-10:30amhttps://handsacremethodist.org.uk/recurring-activity/chapel-lambsStay & play group for 0-4 year-olds, £1 per family. Restarting September 9th, 2021
Happy at HomeSupport Services----https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Advice-support-and-care-for-adults/Help-and-support-with-daily-living/Daily-living-equipment-and-technology/Support-at-home.aspxOnline tool to help find daily living equipment and technology to help people stay independent for longer
HartbeepsChildren & FamiliesBrereton Community HubMonWeekly9:30-11:40amhttps://www.facebook.com/HartbeepsLichfieldMulti-sensory and musical fun groups for babies and toddlers. Contact [email protected] for more information or see the Facebook page.
Health App FinderDoctors / Medical----https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Care-for-all-ages/Search-for-health-and-wellbeing-apps.aspxDirectory of health and wellbeing apps with reviews, compiled by Staffordshire County Council.
Hearing Aid AssistanceSupport ServicesSneydlandsTues3rd 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 SquaddieSupport ServicesVictory ChurchVarious--https://helpasquaddie.org.uk/Support 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 SurgeryDoctors / MedicalLovett Court, RugeleyMon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat
--http://www.horsefairpractice.nhs.uk/Run by the Horse Fair Practice Group. Enquiries 01889 582244, appointments 01889 584231, out of hours 01889 584231, email [email protected]
Home Instead Senior CareSupport ServicesCannock---https://www.homeinstead.co.uk/cannockNon-medical companionship, Home Help and Personal Care services for older people. Contact 01543 748878. Also give community talks on scam awareness, nutrition and dementia.
HPW RailwaySocial / CommunitySt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly7:30pmhttp://www.haywoods-permanent-way.co.uk/index.htmlHaywoods Permanent Way (HPW) railway enthusiasts club, includes weekly meeting of model railway enthusiasts at St Paul's. Call Andy or Jenny Lowe on 01889 881561 or Hugh West on 01889 578280 for more information.
Hub Café Social / CommunityVictory ChurchMon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
-9:30am-4pmhttps://www.facebook.com/TheHubCafeRugeley/A 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 ClubSocial / CommunityVictory ChurchWedWeekly12-2pmhttps://victorychurchrugeley.co.uk/wednesday-lunch-club/Bringing 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]
Hub of HopeNational Support----https://hubofhope.co.uk/Mental health support directory, searchable by postcode.
Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles - Activity Referral SchemeDoctors / MedicalRugeley & Cannock Leisure Centres--Varioushttp://www.inspiringhealthylifestyles.org/cannock/activity-referral-scheme.htmAsk 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 SupportSupport Services----https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Libraries/Telephone-IT-support.aspxFree telephone support for anyone struggling with IT and computers, such as setting up an email, online shopping, accessing social media, using eBooks or other technology-related issues. Call 0300 111 8000 to register for a call-back.
K&D's Art GroupSocial / CommunityRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneWedWeekly10am-12:30pmhttps://www.rugeleycc.org.uk/centre/whats-on/Weekly art group. Drop in to find out more.
Karate ClubExerciseArmitage Village HallThursWeekly7-8pmhttps://www.facebook.com/lichmartialarts/Weekly karate class. See Facebook page for more details or contact Richard: [email protected]
Kendall & Wall - accessible outingsSupport ServicesLichfield---https://www.kendallandwall.orgAccessible outings for older or disabled people. Accessible transport provided. For more information and to find out when activities are occurring, contact 01543 897131 or email [email protected]
Krav Maga Self DefenceExercise----https://www.facebook.com/SpartaKMUKIKMF/Self-defence classes. Contact [email protected]
LandauSupport Services----https://www.landau.co.ukSupport to get back into work for people who are unemployed, including training, CV writing, job search, interview skills and confidence building. Call 01952 245015.
Landor SocietySocial / CommunitySneydlandsWed3rd Wed of month7:30pmhttps://landorsocietyrugeley.uk/Local amateur historians and anyone interested in Rugeley's heritage. Park behind magistrates court. Visitors £1 per visit, annual subscription £7. Contact [email protected]
LDD GroupChildren & FamiliesRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneMonWeekly5-7:30pmhttps://rugeley-rose-theatre.co.uk/group-for-young-adults/Friendly 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 GroupSocial / CommunityLea HallMonWeekly9-3pmhttps://www.leahallclub.co.uk/Community_Groups.htmlTerm-time Workers Education Association (WEA) group. Contact Jane Smith 07963 005519.
Lea Hall BingoSocial / CommunityLea HallMon
Thurs
Weekly7:30-9:30pmhttps://www.leahallclub.co.uk/Bingo_At_Lea_Hall_Social_Club.html50p entrance fee. Doors open at 7pm for 8pm start.
Lea Hall Brass BandSocial / CommunityLea HallTuesWeekly7:30-10pmhttps://leahallbrass.org/Family friendly band appearing regularly at events throughout the Midlands. Also lessons on Sunday mornings at 10am. Contact Tracey 07884 553710.
Lea Hall Chess ClubSocial / CommunityLea HallTuesWeekly7:30-10pmhttp://www.rugeleychessclub.co.uk/The club plays socially for fun and also participates in local leagues at various competitive levels. Contact [email protected]
Lea Hall Flower Arranging ClubSocial / CommunityLea HallMonFortnightly7-10pmhttps://www.leahallclub.co.uk/Community_Groups.htmlFortnightly seasonal group.
Lea Hall Football ClubExerciseLea HallVarious--https://www.facebook.com/Lea-Hall-Football-Club-home-477475402605235/Grass roots football club for children aged 4-14.
Lea Hall Ladies DartsSocial / CommunityLea HallVarious---Dates depend on league season.
Lea Hall Men's DartsSocial / CommunityLea HallMonWeekly7-10pmhttps://www.leahallclub.co.uk/Sports_Clubs.htmlWeekly darts club.
Lea Hall Miners Welfare & Social ClubVenuesLea Hall---https://www.leahallclub.co.uk/index.htmlSocial 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 entertainmentSocial / CommunityLea HallSatWeekly9-11:45pmhttps://www.leahallclub.co.uk/Whats_On_At_Lea_Hall_Social_Club.htmlLive entertainment, bingo and raffles. Contact 01889 583175 or [email protected]
Lea Hall Tennis ClubExerciseLea HallVariousWeeklyVarioushttps://www.leahallclub.co.uk/Sports_Clubs.htmlTennis club with various sessions and membership.
Liberty StaffordshireYoung People----https://www.facebook.com/libertystaffordshire/Offer 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.
Little Bunnies PlaygroupChildren & FamiliesBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallTuesWeekly9-11amhttp://www.breretonandravenhill.co.uk/whats-on/Weekly pre-school group.
Little Group of StitchersSocial / Community-----Sewing by hand or machine, also machine embroidery. For more information, please contact Irene on 07958 484271, [email protected] or Angela on 07818 093204, [email protected]
Little Munchkins PlaygroupChildren & FamiliesBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallWedWeekly10am-12pmhttp://www.breretonandravenhill.co.uk/whats-on/Weekly pre-school group.
Lloyds PharmacyDoctors / MedicalSandy Lane, RugeleyMon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
--http://www.lloydspharmacy.com/Includes hearing tests, diabetes testing, vaccinations, stop smoking service, respiratory support service and blood pressure testing. Contact 01889 582257.
ManKindNational Support----https://www.mankind.org.uk/Support for male victims of domestic abuse or domestic violence. Helpline (10am-4pm weekdays) 01823 334244. Always dial 999 in an emergency and press 55 to let the operator know if you can't talk.
Mansefield HouseVenuesMansefield House--https://www.facebook.com/groups/mansefieldhouse/Social and entertainment venue with regular activities including darts, pool, snooker, bowls, keep-fit, quizzes, charity support and room hire.
MASE Group (Monthly Alzheimer's Support Evening)Support ServicesThe Davy Room, Lea Hall, Sandy LaneFriThird Fri of month7pm-9pmhttp://themasegroup.org/?p=28Monthly social event with music and food for people with dementia, their families, carers and health professionals. Contact Daphne 01785 211140 or 07939 505455.
Mencap Assisted Internship ProgrammeYoung People----https://www.mencap.org.uk/interns-and-outcomesSupports 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]
Mental Health Get Connected Group (Staffordshire Recovery Hub)Support Services----https://www.facebook.com/therecoveryhubstaffordshire/Weekly group to help people get connected if they are feeling lonely, including crafts and activities. Provided by Staffordshire Recovery Hub (see separate entry). Contact 01543 223210.
MHA CommunitiesSupport Services----https://www.mha.org.uk/communities/near-me/lichfield/Supporting 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.
Mid Staffs Fibromyalgia Support GroupSupport ServicesSt Joseph's Community CentreMon1st Mon of month7-9pmhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2415140868763794/Monthly support group for people living with Fibromyalgia, £3 per person. Contact [email protected] or sign up to Facebook group.
Mid Staffs MindSupport Services-----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]
Mid Staffs Woodturners AssociationSocial / CommunityEtching Hill Village HallFri1st Fri of month7pmhttp://www.mswa.co.uk/Monthly meetings for anyone interested in woodturning, including demonstrations by professionals or club members. Contact Dawn [email protected]
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation TrustDoctors / Medical----http://www.mpft.nhs.uk/Physical 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.
Monday ClubSocial / CommunityChurch of the Holy Spirit, Etching HillMonWeekly11am-12:30pm-Seated exercises on alternating weeks and then other activities such as quizzes, murder mysteries and chat. Refreshments provided. £2 per session. Call 07792 814607 for more details.
Money Advice ServiceNational Support----https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/enFree, 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).
myStaffs appSupport Services----https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/MyStaffs-App/MyStaffs-App.aspxStaffordshire County Council resource for help, information and reporting issues in Staffordshire.
Nature Tots at The Wolesley CentreChildren & FamiliesThe Wolesley Centre, Wolesley BridgeWedFortnightly10am-12pmhttps://www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/eventsWeekly indoor and outdoor adult and toddler group at the Tipi, including crafts, trails, games and a snack.
NCSNational SupportVarious---https://www.ncsyes.co.uk/Holiday activities for 15-17yr olds.
New Era - domestic and sexual abuseSupport ServicesStaffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent---http://www.new-era.uk/Help for anyone affected by domestic abuse. 0300 303 3778 (24 hour helpline). Always dial 999 in an emergency and press 55 to let the operator know you can't talk.
Nova TrainingYoung PeopleVarious---http://www.novatraining.co.uk/Traineeships and Apprenticeship programmes across the Midlands with focus on 14-24yr olds.
Nurse ClinicSupport ServicesSt. Joseph's ChurchFriFortnightly11am-1pm-A confidential, nurse-led service with no appointment required, covering general health and wellbeing, long-term conditions, mental and emotional health, substance and alcohol misuse, social problems/concerns and difficulty engaging with other services. The clinic is run by Sue the nurse with access to GP for mental health services and Dual Diagnosis support worker. Tea and coffee provided with a friendly welcome. Just drop in or call Sue on 07764 825936 for more information.
PapyrusNational Support----https://papyrus-uk.org/Charity 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.
Park Run - Cannock ChaseExerciseCannock Chase Visitor Centre, Marquis DriveSatWeekly9amhttp://www.parkrun.org.uk/cannockchase/Weekly run, free but must register before first run to get barcode.
Pathway ProjectSupport ServicesLichfield---https://www.pathway-project.co.uk/Help and support for victims of domestic abuse.
Paul Devlin Football CoachingChildren & FamiliesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneWedWeekly5-8pmhttps://www.pauldevlinfootballcoaching.co.uk/Term-time weekly football coaching and holiday courses for children aged 4-14. Contact 07583 912 703.
Penk MoneywiseSupport ServicesRugeley---https://www.communitymoneyadvice.com/centre/penk-moneywiseFree, confidential money and debt advice. Help with budgeting to take back control of your money. Face-to-face appointments available in Rugeley. Contact 07506 577996 or email [email protected]
Pilates (Prestige Pilates)ExerciseThe Studio (above Gymophobics)TuesWeekly6:15-7:15pmhttp://www.prestigepilates.co.uk/Weekly gentle Pilates class. Contact 07792 425905, [email protected]
Plastic Free Rugeley Facebook GroupSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/groups/615592922538537/A group to work together for the good of the planet particularly in relation to reducing plastic use.
Power For AllSocial / CommunityRugeley---https://www.facebook.com/groups/2545293782208266A growing group of local people focussed on joining together to make the most of the power station development, the regeneration of Rugeley and opportunities to make Rugeley an even better place.
Progressive SportsChildren & FamiliesCrown Building, Sandy Lane---https://progressive-sports.co.uk/Working 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]
RCC CinemaSocial / CommunityRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneWed1st Wed of month2-4pmhttps://www.rugeleycc.org.uk/centre/rcc-cinema/Monthly 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.
RegnalSocial / CommunitySt Paul's ChurchMonWeekly7:30pm Sept-Junehttps://stpaulsrugeley.org.uk/recurring-activity/regnalFor 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.
RemapSocial / CommunityRugeley---https://www.remap.org.ukVolunteer group who custom-make equipment to help disabled people live more independent lives. For Staffordshire branch contact 01785 243238 or email [email protected]
RNID (formerly Action on Hearing Loss)National Support----https://rnid.org.uk/The UK’s leading charity supporting people with hearing loss, deafness and tinnitus. Contact 0808 808 0123, textphone 0808 808 9000, [email protected]
Rotary Club of RugeleySocial / Community----http://www.rugeleyrotary.org.uk/Manage 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 GroupSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/groups/111505869713946/A more informal spin-off of Rugeley Rotary focussing on community activities and projects.
Rugeley & Armitage Camera ClubSocial / CommunityLea HallMonWeekly7:30pm Sept-Junehttp://www.rugeleyandarmitagecameraclub.com/Workshops, visiting speakers, visits to other clubs, around 50 members. Meet in the Davy Suite at Lea Hall. Contact Carole Perry 01889 800547 or Glyn Heywood 01283 840352.
Rugeley & Brereton Events Facebook GroupSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/groups/157879994556391/Useful resource to find out about upcoming local events.
Rugeley & District First RespondersSocial / CommunityRugeley Fire Station---http://www.radcfr.com/Volunteering opportunities as responders or support/admin roles. Contact [email protected]
Rugeley & District Lions ClubSocial / CommunityRugeley Rugby ClubWed4th Wed of month7:30pmhttps://www.facebook.com/Rugeley-District-Lions-Club-287998534589694/Meet 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 BusinessesSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/RugeleyActionforbusinesses/A 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 SocietySocial / CommunityRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneWedWeekly7:30-9:30pmhttps://rugeley-rose-theatre.co.uk/rugeley-art-society/Free art class for all ages and abilities.
Rugeley Community CentreVenuesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill Lane---https://www.rugeleycc.org.uk/Operated 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 ChurchChurchesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill Lane---https://www.rugeleycc.org.uk/Various services and activities including Sunday morning service at 10:30am. 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 Community Church CaféSocial / CommunityRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTuesWeekly9-11:30amhttps://facebook.com/RugeleyCCAn informal café with drinks, snacks and homemade cakes on sale in a warm, welcoming environment where anyone is welcome. Stay as long as you like, access free Wi-Fi, chat with a friendly volunteer and access lots of local information. Also occasional family-friendly activities and events during school holidays. Contact 01889 579341, visit our Facebook page or email [email protected] for more information.
Rugeley Cricket ClubExerciseRugeley Cricket ClubVarious--https://rugeley.play-cricket.com/Cricket club, also includes ladies softball team and junior cricket.
Rugeley Dancing ClubExerciseLea HallWedWeekly7-10pmhttps://www.leahallclub.co.uk/Community_Groups.htmlSequence dancing including monthly raffles and live music at special events. Contact Sandra 01543 304253.
Rugeley District Stroke ClubSupport ServicesLea HallTuesWeekly10am-2:30pmhttps://www.leahallclub.co.uk/Community_Groups.htmlStroke Association affiliated group providing friendship and support to people affected by a stroke. Contact Judy 01889 583517.
Rugeley FoodbankSupport ServicesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneTues
Fri
Weekly2-4pmhttps://rugeley.foodbank.org.uk/Free 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 ClubSocial / CommunitySt Paul's ChurchTuesWeekly12:30-2:30pmhttps://www.stpaulsrugeley.org.uk/page/live-at-home-schemeLunch 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.
Rugeley in Bloom Facebook GroupSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/groups/RugeleyInBloom/The aim of the group is to help improve and enhance the town, making Rugeley an attractive place to both live and visit.
Rugeley Leisure CentreExerciseRugeley Leisure Centre---http://www.inspiringhealthylifestyles.org/cannock/leisure-centres/rugeley/Swimming 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 LibrarySocial / CommunityRugeley Library---https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Libraries/branchlibraries/RugeleyLibrary/RugeleyLibrary.aspxRegularly holds events and workshops, including children's activities, craft sessions, IT support and more. Please call the library for more details 0300 111 8000.
Rugeley Lotto EventsSocial / Community-----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 CentreExercise5 Wellington DriveVarious--https://www.facebook.com/RugeleyMartialArtsAndFitnessCentre/Kickboxing, Karate and fitness classes from 4 years old to adults, beginner to advanced. Personal training and boot camps also available.
Rugeley Musical Theatre CompanySocial / CommunityRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneTuesWeekly8-10pmhttps://rugeleymtc.org/For aged 15+. Weekly rehearsals, produce shows and concerts at venues in Rugeley, Stafford and Cannock. Contact [email protected]
Rugeley PHAB ClubSocial / CommunitySt Augustine's ChurchMonWeekly7-9pmhttps://www.facebook.com/peter151055/Phab 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 ClubExerciseVariousVarious--https://rugeleyphoenix.org.uk/Various 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 ClubExerciseThe Gymnasium, Wellington DriveMon
Fri
Weekly6-7:30pmhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/201063466635482/Open sessions £2. Also session on Wednesdays for seniors and registered boxers.
Rugeley Probus ClubSocial / CommunitySt 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 ClubSocial / CommunityRugeley Rifle Club---www.rugeleyrifleclub.org.ukOne of the most successful rifle and pistol clubs in the Midlands, promoting precision target shooting to all ages. Contact [email protected]
Rugeley Rocks Facebook GroupSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/groups/320574367961368/Thriving group focussed on anything and everything to do with Rugeley (no selling).
Rugeley Rose TheatreVenuesRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors Lane---https://rugeley-rose-theatre.co.uk/Community 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 LegionSocial / CommunityOlly's Bar, Bow StreetSun1st Sun of month11amhttp://branches.britishlegion.org.uk/branches/rugeleyHelp 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 ClubExerciseSt Augustine's Field, WS15 2HEVarious--http://www.rugeleyrugby.com/Men'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 RunnersExerciseRugeley Cricket ClubTues
Thurs
Weekly6:20pmhttps://www.rugeleyrunners.co.uk/Caters for all abilities, free 1 month trial. Sessions include options for short, middle and long distances.
Rugeley Supportive NeighboursSocial / CommunityRugeley----Volunteer support with food shopping, prescription deliveries and telephone befriending. Email [email protected]
Rugeley TaeKwon-DoExerciseBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallTuesWeekly6-8pmhttps://www.essingtontaekwondo.com/Traditional form of martials arts for all ages, 6-7pm for beginners, 7-8pm for intermediates and black belts. Contact Craig Wilkinson (Rugeley branch): 07818 827692, [email protected]
Rugeley Town and Surrounding Area Facebook GroupSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/Rugeley-Town-and-surrounding-area-1562736780654586/Information on local businesses, reviews, recommendations, local events, etc.
Rugeley Town CouncilSocial / CommunityRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors Lane---http://www.rugeleytowncouncil.gov.uk/First 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 GroupSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/groups/3169194759764686/Information and events on local litter picks in the community.
Rugeley Welfare for DogsSocial / Community----http://rugeleywelfarefordogs.co.uk/Welfare and homes for dogs. Contact 07900 090 993, [email protected]
Rugeley Women's InstituteSocial / CommunitySt Paul's ChurchWedLast Wed of month7-10pmhttps://staffordshire.thewi.org.uk/find-wi/rugeleyMonthly meetings and activities for women. Contact Barbara Johnson 01889 586855.
Rugeley Youth Council - WS15Young PeopleRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors Lane---https://www.rugeleyyouthcouncil.co.ukFor 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.
Run Talk RunExerciseMarquis Drive, RugeleySundaysWeeklystarts at 10amhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/790560964846358Weekly 5km runs for all abilities with a focus on conversation and support for people with mental health conditions. Sundays at 10am from Marquis Drive. Contact [email protected]
SamaritansNational Support----https://www.samaritans.org/Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. No judgement, no pressure; Samaritans are there for anyone who needs someone. Mental health. Helpline open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123.
Sandy Lane SurgeryDoctors / MedicalSandy Lane, RugeleyMon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
--https://www.sandylanesurgery.org.uk/Run by the Horse Fair Practice Group. Appointments 01889 572057, results line 01889 572060, email [email protected]
Satori Martial ArtsExerciseSheepfair Community CentreFriWeekly6-7pmhttps://www.satorifmauk.co.uk/Weekly freestyle martial arts and self-defence. Call 07711 839 303 for more information or check out the Facebook page linked on their main website.
SBM YogaExerciseBrereton Methodist ChurchTuesWeekly7-8pmhttps://www.facebook.com/SBMYOGA/Soul, body and mind yoga suitable for all abilities in the Church Hall Free School. Contact 07931 217965, [email protected]
School nurse drop-inChildren & FamiliesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneThursWeekly3:15-4:15pmhttps://www.mpft.nhs.uk/services/families-health-and-wellbeing-service-0-19Weekly 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.
SCVYSYoung People----https://staffscvys.org.uk/Provide support to groups and organisations in Staffordshire that deliver activities or support to children, young people and families.
Seniors afternoon tea and bingoSocial / CommunityRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneWedWeekly12-2pmhttps://rugeley-rose-theatre.co.uk/senior-afternoon-tea/Prize bingo with sandwiches and cakes, £2 per person. Supported by Tesco Rugeley and Rugeley Town Council.
Sexual Health ClinicDoctors / Medical----https://openclinic.org.ukProvides a range of services, advice, testing (including HIV and STIs) and provision of contraception. NHS service provided by OpenClinic. Call 0300 124 5022 or visit the website to check if the Cannock clinic is open.
Share, Care & PrayerSocial / CommunitySt Paul's ChurchThursWeekly9:30amhttps://www.stpaulsrugeley.org.uk/page/share-care-and-prayerInformal prayer group who extend a warm and friendly welcome to anyone.
Sheepfair Community CentreVenuesSheepfair Community Centre---https://www.2ndrugeleyscoutgroup.com/sheepfair-community-centre.htmlHall, training room and office for hire with kitchen and toilets. Contact Delma Draper 01889 800282.
Slimming WorldSupport ServicesRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneMonWeekly5:30pm & 7:30pmhttps://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/Two weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Rachel 07807 785600.
Slimming WorldSupport ServicesSt Joseph's Community CentreTuesWeekly10amhttps://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/Weekly group to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Rachel 07807 785600.
Slimming WorldSupport ServicesLea HallTuesWeekly3:30pm, 5:30pm & 7:30pmhttps://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/Two weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Jeff 07598 707756.
Slimming WorldSupport ServicesLea HallWedWeekly5pm & 7pmhttps://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/Two weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Jeff 07598 707756.
Slimming WorldSupport ServicesMansefield HouseThursWeekly9:30am & 11:30amhttps://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/Two weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Rachel 07807 785600.
Slimming WorldSupport ServicesSt Augustine's ChurchThursWeekly5pm & 7pmhttps://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/Two weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Jo 07890 664131.
Slimming WorldSupport ServicesMansefield HouseSatWeekly8:30am & 10:30amhttps://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/Two weekly groups to help people reach their dream weight and stay there. Contact Kirsty 07584 090762.
Smelly Wellies Outdoor PlayChildren & Families----https://www.facebook.com/smelly-wellies-outdoor-play-107640614878681Outdoor playgroup to connect you and your little ones to nature. Running pre-school aged groups in Rugeley, Cannock and the surrounding areas. Based on a Forest School ethos, they are all about child-led free play in wonderful outdoor locations. Contact [email protected] or call 07712 809385.
Social Prescriber (Armitage, Sandy Lane, Horsefair and Hillspring Surgeries)Doctors / MedicalArmitage, Sandy Lane, Horsefair, Hillspring Surgeries----Your surgery has a Social Prescriber link worker who can plug you into local community activities and support. Support can include befriending, details of local community activities, links to financial advice and support for social isolation, mental health, independent living, healthy lifestyle choices and employment or volunteering opportunities. Ask the surgery receptionist for details or contact Debbie on 07949 367523.
Social Prescriber (Brereton and Aelfgar Surgeries)Doctors / MedicalBrereton and Aelfgar surgeries----Your surgery has a Social Prescriber link worker who can plug you into local community activities and support. Support can include befriending, details of local community activities, links to financial advice and support for social isolation, mental health, independent living, healthy lifestyle choices and employment or volunteering opportunities. Ask the surgery receptionist for details.
South Staffordshire CollegeSupport ServicesCannock---https://www.southstaffs.ac.uk/Wide range of courses including 3/6/12 week short course options to help build confidence, meet people, gain qualifications and increase employability.
Spaceyoung peopleVarious---https://staffordshirespace.uk/Fun activities for 8-17yr olds during school summer holiday across Staffordshire.
Spring Housing AssociationSupport Services----https://springhousing.org.uk/Housing 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 Augustine's ChurchChurchesSt Augustine's Church---https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/21974/Various 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 WelcomeSocial / CommunitySt Augustine's ChurchMon
Wed
Fri
Weekly11am-2pmhttps://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/21974/service-and-events/events-regular/Free drop-in for chat and friendship with refreshments. Contact 07919 416900, [email protected]
St Giles HospiceSupport ServicesLichfield---https://www.stgileshospice.com/Help 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.
St Giles Hospice Bereavement Help PointSupport ServicesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneThursWeekly10:30am-12:30pmhttps://www.stgileshospice.com/how-we-can-help-you/our-care/bereavement-support/support-for-adults/Free 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 HandsacreChurchesSt John the Baptist Church, Armitage---https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4136/Various 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 MillChurchesSt John the Baptist Church, Slitting Mill---https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4461/Various 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 ChurchChurchesSt Joseph's Church---http://www.rugeleycatholicchurch.co.uk/Various church services and activities, including Sunday Mass at 11am.
St Joseph's Community CentreVenuesSt Joseph's Community Centre---http://www.rugeleycatholicchurch.co.uk/centre.phpHall can be hired for activities/events. News and events on Facebook page. Contact 01889 802531, [email protected]
St Michael's Church, BreretonChurchesSt Michael's Church, Brereton---https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4179/Various 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 Michael's Church Place of WelcomeSocial / CommunitySt Michael's Church, BreretonWedWeekly2pm-4pmhttps://brateamministry.orgDrop in for a friendly cuppa, a chat and information about local groups, clubs and activities.
St Paul's Church HallVenuesSt Paul's Church--Varioushttps://stpaulsrugeley.org.uk/roomhirepageMain hall and various rooms for hire. Details and enquiry form on website.
St Paul's Methodist & URC ChurchChurchesSt Paul's Church---https://stpaulsrugeley.org.uk/Various church services and activities. Sunday morning service at 11am including Sunday school, evening service at 6pm.
St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP)Support ServicesSt Joseph's Community CentreMon1st Mon of month12:30pmhttps://www.svp.org.uk/Voluntary group supporting people in need, including visiting care homes and older people in their own homes.
Stafford & Rugeley Sea CadetsYoung PeopleStafford (minibus collects from Rugeley)Tues
Fri
WeeklyVarioushttps://www.sea-cadets.org/staffordrugeleyActivities for 10-18yr olds, including sailing, windsurfing, power boating, rock climbing, camping, music and much more. Contact [email protected] or http://www.facebook.com/staffordrugeleyseacadets.
Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Wellbeing ServiceDoctors / Medical----https://staffsandstokewellbeing.nhs.ukSupport for physical and mental health, including depression, anxiety, stress, chronic fatigue, sexual problems and long term physical conditions. Call 0300 303 0923.
Staffordshire Cancer Support ProgrammeSupport Services-----Partnership between Beth Johnson Foundation and Macmillan to provide social, emotional and practical support. 01782 844036 or [email protected]
Staffordshire Community LearningSupport Services----https://staffordshirecommunitylearning.org.uk/Opportunities 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 ConnectsSupport Services----https://www.staffordshireconnects.info/kb5/staffordshire/directory/home.pageOnline resource for help and support in the community across Staffs.
Staffordshire Family Mediation ServiceSupport Services----https://www.staffsmediation.co.uk/Offers 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 ServiceSupport Services----http://staffordshirefire.gov.uk/In 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 Martial Arts / Seimeido Martial Arts / Daniel PyattExerciseElm House, Wharf Road, RugeleyVariousWeeklyVarioushttps://www.danielpyatt.com/Karate school. Contact Daniel Pyatt 07791 128932, [email protected]
Staffordshire Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Champions Facebook pageSupport Services----https://www.facebook.com/Staffordshire-Mental-Health-Suicide-Prevention-Champions-109107668015698
Aims to get people talking and raise awareness. Also provides free suicide awareness training.
Staffordshire Mental Health DirectorySupport Services----http://www.stokementalhealth.info/startpage.aspxInformation and contact details for Staffordshire organisations helping with mental health issues.
Staffordshire Mental Health HelplineSupport Services----https://www.brighter-futures.org.uk/Free, 7pm-2am weekdays, 2pm-2am weekends, 365 days a year, 0808 800 2234. Run by Brighter Futures.
Staffordshire Online Craft NetworkSocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/groups/StaffsOCN/Facebook group for local people advertising local events for local crafters to attend.
Staffordshire Recovery HubSupport Services----https://makingspace.co.uk/services/centres/staffordshire-recovery-hubHelp with mental health issues, breaking down the barriers preventing you from living a fulfilled and independent life. Contact 01543 223210.
Staffordshire Together for Carers ServiceSupport Services----https://www.n-compass.org.uk/our-services/carers/staffordshire-together-for-carers-serviceProvide information, advice and a wide range of specialist support services designed to help adult and young carers continue in their caring role for as long as they choose and reduce the impact the caring role can have on their own health and wellbeing. Contact 03450 138208 or [email protected]
Staffordshire Treatment and Recovery Service (STARS)Support Services----https://www.staffstreatmentandrecovery.co.uk/Support for cutting down or stopping drug and alcohol use. Call 01785 270080.
Staffordshire Warmer HomesSupport Services----https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Warmer-Homes/Staffordshire-Warmer-Homes.aspxInitiative 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 AidSupport Services----http://www.staffordshirewomensaid.org/Services 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 programmeSupport Services----https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/community/Volunteer/Open-Door.aspx12-week work experience placements for over 18s in Staffordshire who face difficulties and barriers in finding work. Application form and contact details on website. Contact [email protected]
Staying Well Service (MPFT)Doctors / Medical----https://www.mpft.nhs.uk/services/staying-well-serviceService for over 55s to stay well and live more independently. Supports adults in their own home who have been identified with mild to moderate frailty by their GP so that they can stay well, live well and age well. Call 01827 306204.
Step Change Debt CharityNational Support----https://www.stepchange.org/Information and advice on debt. Various contact details on website.
Stop Loan SharksNational Support----https://www.stoploansharks.co.uk/Intervention, support and education relating to loan sharks. Safely report a loan shark on 0300 555 2222.
Style Academy Yoga ClassExerciseSt Paul's ChurchTuesWeekly7:30pm-Weekly yoga class. Contact Andrea 01889 577539.
Sundance School of DanceExerciseVariousVarious--http://www.sundanceschoolofdance.co.uk/Regular 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]
Support StaffordshireSupport Services----https://www.supportstaffordshire.org.uk/Supports communities, individuals and organisations to work in collaboration to bring about positive change in their community through social action. Includes volunteer opportunities.
SurviveSupport Services----https://www.staffordshirewomensaid.org/get-help/survive-sexual-assault-and-abuse-serviceSexual assault and abuse service for Staffordshire, providing a free, non-judgmental and confidential service for adults, children over the age of 4, and close family members/significant others who have been affected by sexual assault or abuse at any point in their lives. Call 0300 330 5959 (24-hour helpline). Always dial 999 in an emergency and press 55 to let the operator know if you can't talk.
T3 Stars Young Persons ServiceYoung People----https://www.changegrowlive.org/young-people/t3-staffordshireFree confidential service for young people up to 18 who are worried about their alcohol or drug use. Work with community groups and schools on making informed choices about alcohol and drug use. Contact 01785 241393, [email protected]
Teen Spirit (SCC)Young PeopleVarious---https://www.facebook.com/Teen-Spirit-Staffordshire-County-Council-Project-1310508938962474/Information and group support for 13-17yr olds around healthy relationships, confidence, self-esteem, social media and sexual health.
The Care Advice LineNational Support----https://www.thecareadviceline.org/Free 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 Den 101Young People14-16 Brewery StreetMon Tues Wed Thurs
Fri
Sat
-12-9pmhttps://theden101.co.ukA relaxed, safe environment for local teens to hang out, have fun and socialise - a space to call their own. Entertainment and events chosen by members. Free Wi-Fi, pool, table tennis, gaming machines, cinema room, homework room, plus lots more. Find them on Facebook @theden101 and Snapchat @TheDen101. Contact [email protected] or call 07867 531653 for more information.
The HiveSocial / CommunityVarious---http://www.thehive-rugeley.ukThe Hive is a vibrant, non-formal group for those who wish to expand their professional network and build lasting business relationships within the Rugeley area. Their aim is to celebrate and support local businesses and to have some fun in the process! Visit the website or find them on Facebook to find out more.
The Prince's TrustYoung People----https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/Helping young people to reach their full potential through programmes, training and job support.
The SilverlineNational Support----https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/Free 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.
The Training InitiativeYoung PeopleVarious---https://www.thetraininginitiative.co.uk/neet-funded-courses/Fully-funded training opportunities for individuals 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.
Thespian ArtsChildren & FamiliesSt Joseph's Community CentreThursWeekly4-8pmhttps://www.thespian-arts.co.uk/Group sessions for young people aged 6-16, including film & TV, drama & performance and musical theatre acting. Contact 07528 788868, [email protected]
Through the Stage DoorChildren & FamiliesBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallThursWeeklyVarioushttp://www.throughthestagedoor.co.uk/Stage 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.
Time4SportChildren & FamiliesVarious---https://www.time4sportuk.com/Provide 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.
Tiny TotsChildren & FamiliesVictory ChurchWedWeekly9:30am-11:30amhttps://www.facebook.com/victorychurchrugeley.co.ukParent and toddler group. £2 per session, contact [email protected] for more information or check the Facebook page.
Together for Mental WellbeingNational Support----https://www.together-uk.org/Helping people towards better mental health and wellbeing and independent lives.
ToolboxSupport Services----https://ssnmentalhealth.co.uk/toolbox/Help people with their emotional and mental health, such as stress, worries, isolation and emotional wellbeing. Help to design a plan to help a person cope with everyday life. Contact 01543 301139 or email [email protected]
Tots & TiniesChildren & FamiliesSt Paul's ChurchTuesWeekly9:30-11amhttps://stpaulsrugeley.org.uk/page/tots-and-tiniesTerm-time 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 PlayChildren & FamiliesBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallVarious--https://www.totsplay.co.uk/stafford-and-rugeleyVarious 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 RugeleySocial / CommunityVictory Church Hub CaféMon3rd Mon of month7pmhttps://www.facebook.com/rugeleyrebels/For 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 ClubSocial / CommunitySt Paul's ChurchTuesFortnightly7:45pm Sept-Junehttps://stpaulsrugeley.org.uk/recurring-activity/tuesday-clubAll-denominational 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 AcademyChildren & FamiliesBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallTues
Wed
Fri
Sat
WeeklyVarioushttps://twinkletoesdance.org/A 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 AgeSocial / CommunityVariousVarious--https://u3asites.org.uk/cannock-chase/homeWide 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, curling, gardening, dancing, art, walking and lunches. Contact [email protected]
Upper Moreton Rural Activities CICSupport ServicesUpper Moreton Farm, Wolesley Bridge---http://www.uppermoretonfarm.co.uk/Meaningful learning activities based around plants, animals and the countryside for people of all needs and abilities. Offers hands-on courses for people aged 19+ experiencing mental health issues and/or have a learning disability. Also provide support for people who have barriers to finding employment, training or volunteering. Contact Carol Carney on 07814 237211.
Victim SupportNational Support----https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/Free and confidential support to help victims after a crime. Includes support and advice for victims of anti-social behaviour. Call 0808 1689 111.
Victory ChurchChurchesVictory Church---https://victorychurchrugeley.co.uk/Various 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 ServiceSupport ServicesVictory Church---https://victorychurchrugeley.co.uk/counselling-service/Free professional relationship counselling for couples, families and individuals. Contact 07817 043742 for more info or to book.
Victory Church Fishers of MenSocial / CommunityVictory ChurchTuesLast Tues of month7-9pmhttps://victorychurchrugeley.co.uk/mens-group/Monthly group to socialise and have fun together, including meals out, takeaways, movie nights and tea & coffee nights.
Victory Church Knit & NatterSocial / CommunityVictory ChurchFriWeekly10am-1pmhttps://victorychurchrugeley.co.uk/knit-natter/Weekly group at The Hub Café.
Victory Church Ladies BreakfastSocial / CommunityVictory ChurchSatLast Sat of month8amhttps://victorychurchrugeley.co.uk/women-of-worth/Monthly fellowship for women over breakfast, Sept-June.
Victory Church Men's BreakfastSocial / CommunityVictory ChurchSat1st Sat of month8amhttps://victorychurchrugeley.co.uk/mens-group/Monthly fellowship for men over breakfast, Sept-June.
Victory Church Women of Worth (WOW) NightsSocial / CommunityVictory ChurchTues1st Tues of month7-9pmhttps://victorychurchrugeley.co.uk/women-of-worth/Monthly group to socialise and have fun together, including meals, movies and pampering.
Victory Hall, Slitting MillVenuesVictory Hall, Slitting Mill---http://www.ljw.co.uk/slittingmill/the_village_hall.htmMain hall and meeting room for hire with garden and kitchen. Contact [email protected]
Voluntary Car SchemeSupport Services-----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.
Volunteering and social action in StaffordshireSocial / CommunityVarious---https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/community/Volunteer/PeopleHelpingPeople.aspxOpportunities for volunteering, such as at libraries, country parks, children's centres, youth reoffending service and SEND Family Partnership.
Voyage CareSupport ServicesRugeley Community Centre, Burnthill LaneMon
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--http://www.voyagecare.com/Voyage 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]
WEA (Workers Education Association)Support Services----https://www.wea.org.uk/west-midlandsOffer a range of courses online or sometimes locally, many of which are free, such as cooking on a budget, using spreadsheets, digital skills, managing stress, language skills, creative and history. Contact 0300 303 3464 Monday to Friday 9-5pm.
Wednesday Friendship GroupSocial / CommunityBrereton 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 WatchersSupport ServicesRugeley Rose Theatre, Taylors LaneTues
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WeeklyVarioushttps://rugeley-rose-theatre.co.uk/regular-events/Weekly weight loss support group. 7pm Tues, 5:30pm Wed, 10am Thurs.
Weight WatchersSupport ServicesBrereton & Ravenhill Parish HallMonWeekly5-7pmhttp://www.breretonandravenhill.co.uk/whats-on/Weekly weight loss support group.
Weight WatchersSupport ServicesArmitage Village HallTuesWeekly4:30-6:30pmhttps://armitagewithhandsacre-pc.co.uk/village-hall-and-pavilionWeekly weight loss support group.
Well ActiveExerciseVarious---http://www.well-active.co.uk/Online resource to help people to live, work and play well. Resources and sign-posting.
Wildlings at The Wolseley CentreChildren & FamiliesThe Wolesley Centre, Wolesley BridgeFriWeekly10:30am-12pmhttps://www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/explore/our-visitor-centres/wolseley-centreOutdoor 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 CentreVenuesThe Wolesley Centre, Wolesley BridgeVarious--https://www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/explore/our-visitor-centres/wolseley-centreStaffordshire 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 www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/events for upcoming events.
YMCA RugeleySupport ServicesYMCA Rugeley----Supported accommodation for young people and vulnerable adults. Contact 01889 586578, [email protected]
Young Minds Crisis MessengerNational Support----https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/youngminds-crisis-messenger/Free 24/7 support line for young people experiencing mental health problems. Text YM to 85258.
Young OnesChildren & FamiliesBurton---http://theyoungonesburton.co.uk/Provide 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]
Youth Emotional Support Service (YESS)Young People----https://www.yess.ukMental health and wellbeing charity for children, young people and adults. Services include a range of support therapies, bereavement support, parental support, school support and mental health in the workplace support. Contact 01889 567756 or [email protected]
Youth Employment Academy (YEA)Young People----https://yea.org.uk/Free training and employment opportunities for 15-24 year olds in Staffordshire who are not currently in education, employment or training. See website or email [email protected] for more details.
Zero Carbon RugeleySocial / Community----https://www.facebook.com/engagezcrThe project aims to deliver an energy system design for the area which is sustainable, low carbon, and that drives the regeneration of the town and local energy infrastructure. There are lots of opportunities to comment and get involved. Visit the Facebook page where there is a link to a discussion group.
Zero Suicide AllianceNational Support----https://www.zerosuicidealliance.com/Raise awareness and offer free suicide prevention training to enable people to identify someone at risk, to speak out in a supportive manner and to empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support.
ZumbaExerciseMansefield HouseThursWeekly6:30-7:30pmhttps://www.zumba.com/en-US/class/sarah-bennett/89707Weekly Zumba class. Contact Sarah 07411 757606.
ZumbaExerciseEtching Hill Village HallFriWeekly9:30-10:30amhttps://www.zumba.com/ja-JP/class/sarah-bennett/89708Weekly Zumba class. Contact Sarah 07411 757606.
ZumbaExerciseArmitage Village HallTuesWeekly6:30-7:30pmhttps://www.zumba.com/ja-JP/class/victoria-foster-hornsby/144291Weekly Zumba class. Contact Vicky 07710 407925.