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Cannock

(kăn`ək), city (1991 pop. 54,003), Staffordshire, W central England. It was a mining town dependent upon the rich coal deposits of Cannock Chase until most of the mines closed in the mid-1990s. Cannock's other industries are metalworking and brick making.

Cannock

a town in W central England, in S Staffordshire: Cannock Chase (a public area of heathland, once a royal preserve) is just to the east. Pop.: 65 022 (2001)
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Peter Sharpe, chairman of Cannock, said: "The EuroHockey Club Championships Cup is the most prestigious and fiercely-contended club competition in the hockey calendar.
Today Coun Gordon Alcott, Cannock Chase Council's Economic Development Leader, said: "I'm absolutely delighted by Amazon's decision to invest in Rugeley.
Wolverhampton dominated the first half and raced into a 4-0 lead through Richard Cox, Matthew Smith, Neville Thompson and Daniel Yearwood, but they were given a fright in the second half when Cannock hit back with goals from Adam Shakesheave, Ben Burdell and Nathan Talbot.
In recent weeks, 15 homes have been targeted in the Cannock Chase area and PS70,000 worth of assets suspected to be connected to crime recovered.
Suspicions were first aroused in 2005 that the Welsh clearwing moth - not seen on Cannock Chase since 1922 - could be back.
The Cannock lads raced in a fifth minute lead through Matthew Fryant and Jay Denny added a second before the break.
Coun Gordon Alcott (Lab), economics boss for Cannock, said: "Credit Unions play a vital role in making sure that people can have access to affordable credit and don't fall prey to loan sharks and payday lenders - particularly important in the run-up to Christmas.
He will remain in custody at Cannock police station overnight and is due to appear at Cannock magistrates' court tomorrow morning," the spokesman said.
Cannock spinners Laurie Potter (3-30 from nine overs) and Guy Bulpitt (3-39 from 11) put the breaks on Stratford's early surge and, from 60-3 after 12 overs, the visitors were restricted to a final total of 135-9 from their 34-over allocation.
It was taken with charitable trust WLCT who run leisure services throughout Cannock.
Schoolchildren in Cannock will be encouraged to get their hands dirty and discover life in the undergrowth for themselves.
From a seemingly comfortable position of 94 for 3 chasing a modest total of 166 Cannock lost seven wickets for just 16 runs in a 11 over spell being bamboozled by the spin of Lyndon Jones (4 for 18) and the pace of Chris Liptrot (4 for 40).