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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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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Local School Makes Protective Visors for NHS Staff

We are all in this together At a time when we’re all being asked to help support the NHS, The Hart School in Rugeley is playing its part by making protective visors for local frontline staff. Following widespread reports of a shortage of protective PPE clothing for health workers, the Hart School’s Senior Leadership Team […]

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Birmingham Road Works on Hold

Birmingham Road, Lichfield

Improvement works to Lichfield’s bus station and surrounding area are temporarily on hold due to the impact of the coronavirus. The Coleman Group has taken the decision to close all its construction sites, which means Lichfield District Council’s project to improve an area off Birmingham Road, including the bus station and former police station, has […]

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Help for Local Businesses

During the COVID-19 outbreak emergency, Cannock Chase Council will be processing Government grants to support local businesses across Cannock Chase District. The Council will be distributing grants of up to £25,000 for businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors with rateable values between £15,000 and £51,000. Grants of £10,000 will be available for all […]

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Business Support Measures for Lichfield

Cllr Andy Smith, Cabinet Member for Customer Services & Innovation and Cllr Rob Strachan, Cabinet Member for Finance & Procurement, have released a joint statement about the business support measures that Lichfield District Council will be administering during the Coronavirus outbreak:  “The government has introduced a business rates holiday for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses […]

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Update from Rugeley Town Council

Following Government announcement tonight, I am sorry but the Rugeley Rose Theatre and Rugeley Town Council are now shut until further notice. You can still contact the Town Council via email: clerk@rugeleytowncouncil.gov.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please take care of yourselves and stay safe. […]

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