Archive for July, 2014

Beacon Park is named one of the best in Britain

Keep Britain Tidy announces a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces for 2014. Beacon Park in Lichfield is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The park is among a record-breaking 1,476 parks and green spaces that will today (28 July 2014) receive a prestigious Green Flag Award. […]

Great Britain Day Visitors – Latest research

Visit England  have recently published a new report, “The Great Britain Day Visitor.” This is the 2013 annual report of the GB Day Visit Survey, the official statistic which measures this sector of the market, jointly sponsored by VisitEngland, VisitScotland and Visit Wales. This latest report brings together a wealth of market facts, figures and […]

Launch of Drayton Manor Events website

Drayton Manor Theme Park and Hotel has unveiled a brand new website dedicated to showcasing its outstanding conference and events facilities. The new Drayton Manor Events website,, provides a definitive guide to the facilities available throughout the Drayton Manor site, including executive boardrooms, the 4D cinema and a variety of suites. Whilst the previous […]

Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2014

Staffordshire’s best tourism businesses are being given the chance to win one of fifteen coveted trophies with the launch of this year’s Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards.  The awards recognise the best tourism businesses across individual categories and culminate in an exclusive ceremony to be hosted in October. The fifteen award categories range from ‘Tourism Experience […]

Town Crier World Tournament

Lichfield’s Town Crier Ken Knowles has been invited to compete in the World Town Criers Invitational Tournament  held in Chester this August. Ten countries will be represented at the competition sponsored by the Chester Hotels Association. There will be three rounds of cries, the first is the ‘hometown cry’ that gives each crier an opportunity to extol the virtues of their home town […]