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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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Cannock Chase developer Pritchard Holdings is staging a seminar tonight to discuss whether the West Midlands is in recession or not.
Despite a pitch that offered no assistance to the bowlers, Cannock skipper Bulpitt returned the creditable figures of seven for 46 from his 25 overs.
Cannock was abuzz yesterday with the news that Morris had died, as memories of those dark days resurfaced.
He followed up the Cannock bar with Walsall and then Rugby before opening the Loughborough site earlier this year.
Using his skill and experience to full advantage on a firm wicket, he eventually finished with four for 16 as Cannock were routed for 93 in reply to Himley's 266 for six.
His main depth of experience is as a cricketer, a sportsman and nothing more, so I can't see him being of any use or ornament to the people of Cannock.
Tony O'Donovan, from nearby Burntwood, Staffordshire, said: ``We bought our tree from the Forestry Commission centre on Cannock Chase two weeks ago and had no idea that any of those on display were from Scotland.
IN an amazing match where 13 wickets fell in three hours Stratford did well to beat league leaders Cannock by seven wickets.
A WALSALL group has been named volunteer of the year for its hard work and dedication in maintaining Cannock Chase's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Cannock lost 2-1 to their rivals Reading in the last 16 of the Euro Hockey League in Barcelona.
A MAGNIFICENT century by Kevin Pietersen sent on-song Premium Division leaders Cannock to their fourth successive League win.
THREE Cannock councillors have defected from the Conservatives to Euro-sceptic party UKIP after seeing food banks set up in the town.