Survey the birds at Beacon Park

Keen twitchers are invited to help an RSPB expert to survey Beacon Park’s feathered friends this April. Come to Beacon Park on Sunday 27 April, between 9am and 11am, to spot and survey birds with Robert Russon – a local ornithologist. Robert will help the group to identify the different bird species and how to… Read more »

Beacon Park’s skatepark is officially opened

The ribbon was cut, officially opening Beacon Park’s new skatepark, on Saturday 5 April 2014. Project funders and supporters, as well as keen skaters, assembled at Beacon Park’s new skatepark on 5 April to see Lichfield District Council’s Chairman cut the ribbon to officially open the completed facility. Councillor David Leytham, Chairman of Lichfield District… Read more »

The Little City Tree Trail

Lichfield City Council is running a free Little City Tree Trail walk on Friday 25 April. The trail starts at Minster Pool and leads you to 12 broadleaf and coniferous trees dotted around the Garden of Remembrance and then onto Beacon Park, where it ends. Each tree has an information plaque on it, plus a… Read more »

Dog control orders survey

Lichfield District Council is seeking local views to help decide if dog Control Orders should be introduced in local parks.   Lichfield District Council is considering whether it should introduce dog control orders across some or all of its parks. This would mean dogs could be prevented from going into areas of council-run parks, such as… Read more »

Beacon Park’s Easter trail

Hop down to Beacon Park this Easter to follow a special trail. If you are looking for things to do with the little ones this Easter holiday, head to Beacon Park where you can follow an Easter Trail. The colourful trail will lead children around the park, while finding and solving a series of puzzles…. Read more »

40 years of golf course celebrations

Golfers helped Lichfield District Council to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Beacon Park’s golf course on Sunday 23 March. On the day, a range of activities took place, including PGA professional tuition on the first tee and the chance to take part in a golf tournament. Councillor Andy Smith, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet Member for… Read more »

Lichfield Proms needs you!

Lichfield District Council is calling on local businesses to make 2014’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park the best yet. Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is a free event for the whole family, and Lichfield District Council is hoping lots of sponsors will come forward to help raise the money needed to help stage the outdoor… Read more »

Celebrating 40 years of Beacon Park’s golf course

A special day of festivities will take place this March to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Beacon Park’s golf course. Lichfield District Council is inviting everyone to tee-off at Beacon Park’s golf course on Sunday 23 March, between 9am and 3pm, to take part in a special 18-hole round of golf. On the day, Robert… Read more »

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 »