Category Archives: Information

Posts containing general information relevant to the Hanleys.

Survey of Parish Energy

The Hanleys Energy Action Team is carrying out an anonymous online survey to estimate the current energy use in the parish. Please take part by going to

Hanley Castle Community Broadband Project (Oct 2020)

Hanley Castle Broadband update:


Openreach have now finished installing Fibre To The Premises (FTTP) to much of Hanley Castle and surrounds, and the many people included in the village scheme are now enjoying the benefits of the best of high-speed broadband at no individual costs to themselves. With Covid-19, many people have now become even more reliant on a fast and reliable broadband connection for working from home, with Zoom online meetings being suddenly common and video calling becoming important for families to remain in contact, not to mention online learning, TV, gaming and file sharing. Continue reading


Tulip Tour

Brian Skeys has set uo a Tulip Tour – view it here.

Hanley Castle Community Broadband Project (Apr 2020)

Hanley Castle Broadband update.

You may have noticed the Hanley Castle fibre broadband has not actually turned up yet. And you may not be surprised to hear the reason is Covid-19. Continue reading

Tree Planting (Mar 2020) – Updated

Some 400 trees will be planted in Hanley Swan on Saturday, 7th March starting at 10am, as part of the council’s project to make the parish carbon neutral by 2025. For this scheme, Howard Hutchings has kindly made land available in a field behind his house, The Grange, Roberts End, and native broadleaf saplings with stakes and shelters are being generously donated by Steve Harvey, founder of the Let’s Plant carbon neutral company. Continue reading

Hustings (Dec 2019)

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Can We Be a Carbon Neutral Parish?

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Hanley Castle Community Broadband Project (Oct 2019)

Hanley Castle Broadband update. Notspot no more.

Good news. Nearly there!

Thanks to all those who signed up and helped make Hanley Castle about to be a better connected and an even more attractive place to live. Continue reading

Notice of Vacancy – Hanley Castle (Oct 2019)

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Village Pond (June 2019)

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