Appeal for witnesses after arson incident in Lichfield’s Beacon Park

A tree and lamppost were badly damaged in an arson attack in Beacon Park on Sunday, 24 September. A member of the public reported seeing a group of teenagers running away after the fire was lit in the Museum Gardens at 4.30pm. Officers from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service attended but the tree was damaged… Read more »

Come and join the Tiny Forests Community Day on Thursday

People in Lichfield District are invited to join an event maintaining the district’s Tiny Forests on Thursday 21 September. The Tiny Forests have been established by Severn Trent Water as small ecological havens at five locations ­- Christ Church Open Space, St Michael Road, Mesnes Green, Burntwood Park and Redwood Park. The community day on… Read more »

Thousands enjoy this year’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

There was a fantastic atmosphere at Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park last Saturday (2 September) where fine weather combined with stirring music and spectacular fireworks to deliver an occasion for everyone to enjoy. More than 10,000 people gathered for this 24th Proms where they were entertained by The City of Lichfield Concert Band playing a mix… Read more »

Fun for all the family on offer at Lichfield Community Games

Don’t miss an opportunity for all the family to try their hands at a new sport or activity when Lichfield Community Games returns to the city in September The event in Beacon Park on Saturday 16 September and Sunday 17 September from 12noon to 5pm, will feature 30 different activities delivered by local providers and… Read more »

Come along to Beacon Park for a special family fun day

There will be activities for all the family to enjoy in Lichfield next Wednesday, 2 August, when a special fun day is held in Beacon Park from 11am to 3pm. Sports and games on offer include table tennis, limbo and hoopla and there will be a carousel, inflatables, and a barefoot walk. Lennie the Land… Read more »

The Carbon Bubble is coming to Lichfield

In a landmark event in the joined up communications strategy to address climate change and promote sustainability, the highly anticipated Carbon Bubble will be at the Beacon Park Fun Day on Wednesday 2 August. The Carbon Bubble initiative is part of the work of the Staffordshire Sustainability Board , a joint effort between the County Council and Staffordshire’s… Read more »

Getin2it in Lichfield District over the summer break

The school summer holidays are just a few days away and Lichfield District Council’s Active Lichfield team has arranged a fantastic schedule of sporting activities for children and young people from 7 to 19 years to enjoy over the whole period. From soft archery, table tennis, football and basketball to volleyball, boxing, dodgeball and multi… Read more »

Families flock to fun day in Beacon Park

There was much to enjoy for youngsters and the young-at-heart at a special summer fun day in Lichfield’s Beacon Park this week. Our Parks Team organised a host of activities for the event on Wednesday including inflatables, a carousel, a barefoot walk and games including Panna Football and table tennis. There were races in celebration… Read more »