Skatepark opens, while landscaping works continue

Local skaters can now practise their tricks at Lichfield’s brand new skatepark in Beacon Park! Following the completion of the first phase of the project, Lichfield District Council has opened Beacon Park’s skatepark, which can now be used by skaters. The second phase of the project got underway in February, which includes landscaping the area… Read more »

Tree planting success

On 27 February, four members of the Friends of Lichfield Historic Parks planted 30 saplings in Beacon Park. The young trees, which include Birch, Cherry and Rowan, have been planted next to the Scout Hut (beyond the play area) and replace trees that have been felled over a number of years. Our thanks to all… Read more »

Create a Poppy Field

Everyone’s invited to help ‘Create a Poppy Field’ at Beacon Park on Saturday 8 March, between 10.30am and 3pm. To mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, along with the Friends of Lichfield Historic Parks, Lichfield District Council is creating a field of poppies at Beacon Park. Following a sponsored Halloween… Read more »

Have a ‘Rapid Round’ at Beacon Park

This February half term, we’re inviting children to tee-off at Beacon Park’s scenic golf course. A ‘Rapid Round’ is being offered each weekday, between 11am and 3pm, throughout half term until Friday 21 February2014. A Rapid Round is perfect for children and beginners as it includes 9 holes, rather than the course’s 18. It costs… Read more »

Stowe Pool tree works

A Johnsons Willow, along Stowe Pool is due to be pollarded today (12 February 2014). By pollarding, the branches are reduced to remove the excess weight and aged limbs. This tree work is essential maintenance, to prolong the life of the tree and for the safety of those passing by. It has been approved by… Read more »

Stowe Pool water level lowered

The water level at Stowe Pool has been lowered by just over one metre so that essential work can be carried out. Work has already taken place to repair a damaged buoy that is attached to a flap that controls the water coming into Stowe Pool from Minster Pool. Works also include creating a platform on the out-flow… Read more »

CPCG Beacon Park stream improvements

A group of volunteers is set to kick off 2014 with two days of conservation work at Beacon Park this February. Lichfield District Council’s Countryside & Parks Conservation Group (or CPCG for short) volunteer to help maintain local parks and green spaces across the district. This year, an extra day of conservation work has been… Read more »

Beacon Park Festive Activities round up

Lots of people enjoyed a range of festive activities in Beacon Park on Saturday 7 December 2013. A steady stream of people, including the Chairman of Lichfield District Council and his Lady, enjoyed all the festive cheer to be had in Beacon Park’s Museum Gardens on Saturday. From tap dance performances by King Edward VI… Read more »

Skatepark update

The new skatepark, located next to the A51 Bypass in Beacon Park, is starting to take shape. Our contractor, Gravity Engineering Ltd, has dug and shaped the holes and has started the process of pouring the concrete. We have published a new 3D visual of the first phase of the development, as well as photos… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Festive Activities

A day of Christmas themed celebrations is set to take place in Beacon Park’s Museum Gardens on Saturday 7 December, from 12 noon to 3pm. Lichfield District Council is inviting everyone to come to Beacon Park on Saturday 7 December to enjoy an afternoon of festive fun. The free entry event will feature festive music… Read more »