Lichfield Proms Cancelled

Fireworks at Proms in the Park

Lichfield District Council has confirmed that Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park 2020 will not go ahead this year. Since the coronavirus pandemic started, officers and councillors have been looking at possible ways to deliver the event. However, with September fast approaching and given the covid-related government guidance, it has become clear that going ahead with […]

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Council Urges Caution Over Bank Holiday Weekend

With the weather forecast looking good, Lichfield District Council is urging its residents to continue to social distance ahead of the May Bank Holiday weekend. With beautiful parks and open spaces across the district, the council is keen to remind residents that it is vital to keep following the government guidelines on social distancing when […]

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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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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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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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Going Stir Crazy with Simon Smith!

Simon Smith Video Fried Rice

Celebrity chef and resident Citylife cook, Simon Smith, talks us through a step-by-step video guide to creating the perfect fried rice dish using leftover ingredients which we may all have in the fridge! Perfect during the self-isolation period if you happen to be missing your favourite restaurant treat! Follow us on Facebook for more great […]

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Lichfield Cathedral News

Virtual Prayer Light a Candle

Virtual Prayer Wall & Light a Candle Recognising the need for ongoing support to the community and to be creative in the ways people can express their faith, Lichfield Cathedral has launched a new virtual prayer wall. Previously Cathedrals and churches were to remain open to the public for them to pray, however new #stayathome […]

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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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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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