Lichfield Community Hub Helps Over 300 Lichfield Households

Lichfield community hub project has now helped over 300 people in just four weeks A community hub scheme, run by Central England Co-op and Lichfield District Council, has now helped over 300 people and is earning fantastic reviews from the local community. The ground-breaking project, which sees the district council identify vulnerable people and work […]

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Cancellation of Community Musical

The Lichfield Garrick is sorry to announce that this year’s Community Musical will no longer be going ahead. The annual Community Musical, which this year was due to be Titanic: The Musical, takes place every summer and sees people young and old come together to put on a stunning community production. Unfortunately, due to the current government […]

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From Bank to ‘Food Bank’!

Alice Reilly from The Bank Coffeehouse in Alrewas details what life has been like over the last few weeks. The 16th March marked the beginning of the rapid changes to businesses following the spread of COVID-19. The Bank Coffeehouse was no exception. After extensive research into policies and procedures, we quickly started putting measures in […]

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Tributes Paid to Former Councillors

Councillor Doug Pullen, Leader of Lichfield District Council, said: “This week we are paying tribute to two more of our former district councillors, who have sadly passed away. They are the former councillors, Russell Heath and Alan Pearce. “Russell Heath was as a member of Lichfield District Council representing Boney Hay ward from 1973 to 1976 […]

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Vulnerable Person Scheme Helps 100

Dean from LDC

A scheme aimed at getting vital food and essentials to residents, who are self-isolating but do not have anyone to help them, has now helped 100 people. Central England Co-op teamed up with Lichfield District Council to launch the project in an effort to support the vulnerable members of the local community with vital care […]

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Hammerwich Carer Recognised for 29 Years of Service

Hammerwich Hall

Carer Melanie Barton-Bishop has been lauded for professional excellence following 29 years of service at Hammerwich Hall Care Home. The long-serving care professional has worked at the Advinia Health Care home, on Burntwood Road, since 1991. Home Manager Erica Neal said Advinia wanted to recognise Melanie’s incredible years of service and her outstanding performance in […]

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Visual Messages of Hope Adorn Lichfield Cathedral 

NHS Lumuralis Lichfield Cathedral

A series of images have been projected onto the facade of Lichfield Cathedral. They carry messages of hope this Holy Week; centring on the story of Christ’s death and resurrection, uplifting messages of hope and a message of support for the NHS.  The images incorporate a beautifully simple and evocative image of a single lit […]

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Latest from The Lichfield Garrick

Jonny Film Club

During its temporary closure, the Lichfield Garrick is working to put out social media activities for people to engage with in a bid to keep them busy and entertained.  Though the building may be closed for the time being, the theatre is working hard to keep creative content coming and are working on video equivalents […]

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