June’s CPCG conservation days

Volunteers needed to help at two conservation events in Lichfield District this June. Lichfield District Council is inviting adults to get their gardening gloves at the ready to help out at two Countryside & Parks Conservation Group (CPCG) events this June. The first conservation day of the month is running on Wednesday 4 June at… Read more »

That’s the way to do it!

Beacon Park’s Victorian May Day event on Monday 5 May was a big success with hundreds of people enjoying the vintage activities on offer. The sun shone on Beacon Park’s Victorian May Day event, and lots of people enjoyed having a go at dancing round the maypole, croquet, hoopla, and a coconut shy. Children also… Read more »

May’s conservation days

Volunteers needed to help at two conservation events in Lichfield this May. Lichfield District Council is inviting adults to roll up their sleeves to help out at two Countryside & Parks Conservation Group (CPCG) events this May. The first conservation day is running on Wednesday 7 May 2014 at Beacon Park and includes habitat management…. Read more »

Beacon Park’s Victorian May Day

Head to Museum Gardens on May Day to enjoy all the vintage activities on offer. Lichfield District Council’s park rangers are hosting a Victorian May Day at Museum Gardens in Beacon Park on Monday 5 May, between 11am and 2pm. The May Day celebrations will include maypole dancing workshops, a coconut shy, croquet, hoopla, a… Read more »

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 »