Festive event to thank park volunteers

Lichfield District Council’s parks team held an event on Wednesday 6 December to thank park volunteers for all their hard work over 2017. In the past year 84 people have spent a combined total of around 4,000 hours volunteering across Lichfield District Council’s parks and green spaces. From thinning trees and clearing scrub as part… Read more »

Water level to be lowered at two historic city pools

The water levels of Minster Pool and Stowe Pool are set to be lowered on Monday 4 December as part of a trial, ahead of works to remove a build-up of leaves and silt at Minster Pool. As part of its programme of maintenance, Lichfield District Council has arranged for the Dam Street side of… Read more »

Council seeks club to take on sole rights to fish Stowe Pool

An exciting opportunity for fishing clubs to apply to gain sole rights to fish at a stunning beauty spot in the centre of Lichfield. Lichfield District Council is inviting fishing clubs to apply for a rental agreement for the sole use of fishing at Stowe Pool. The agreement can be up to five years and… Read more »

Beacon Park helps school create outdoor classroom

A tree that came down in a hurricane has been put to good use by Queen’s Croft School in Lichfield. Back in October, a mature willow tree in Beacon Park’s woodland blew down during hurricane Ophelia. Students from Queen’s Croft school visited the park this month to choose the best logs, which they helped to… Read more »

Christmas decorations workshop round-up

A lovely time was had on 19 December at Beacon Park’s Christmas decorations workshop. The session saw participants hand making Christmas cards, paper baubles and willow frames. Thank you to everyone who came along and we hope you like your fabulous decorations.

Beacon Park’s Christmas wreath workshops

Learn how to create beautiful Christmas wreaths at Beacon Park this December. Beacon Park is hosting two days of Christmas wreath workshops on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December, running each day from 10am to 12noon and 2pm to 4pm. Taking place in the park’s Discovery Hub, participants will use a variety of locally sourced… Read more »

Learn how to make Christmas decorations at Beacon Park

Three Christmas decoration workshops for adults will take place at Beacon Park on Sunday 19 November 2017. Handmade Christmas decorations add a personal feel to a festive home and make great presents. Now you can learn how to make three different types of decorations on a two-hour workshop. Taking place in Beacon Park’s Discovery Hub,… Read more »

Foot and disc golf courses officially opened

The Chairman of Lichfield District Council was on hand to officially launch Beacon Park’s new foot and disc golf courses on Monday 23 October 2017.  Members of the foot and disc golf leagues joined the chairman and council representatives at Beacon Park in Lichfield to celebrate the opening of the park’s foot and disc golf… Read more »

Foot and disc golf course to officially launch this half term

To celebrate the official opening of foot and disc golf in Beacon Park, Lichfield District Council is offering buy one, get one free on the day! Lichfield District Council is cutting the ribbon on its new foot and disc golf facilities at Beacon Park on Monday 23 October 2017. To mark the occasion, the council… Read more »

Spooky holiday fun this autumn half term

From trampolining and inflatable fun in the pool through to a spooky trail at Beacon Park, Lichfield District Council’s programme of half term activities is out now. This autumn half term Burntwood Leisure Centre has a varied programme of both group and one-to-one swimming lessons, a rookie lifeguard course, trampolining and gymnastics coaching. The centre… Read more »