Archive for October, 2015

Pilgrimage to Launch Two Saints Way Guidebook

A full colour guidebook to the revived Two Saints Way will be launched in the first week of November in seven venues along the ancient pilgrimage route between the cathedral cities of Chester and Lichfield. The author, David Pott, who re-opened the 92-mile Two Saints Way in 2012, will be walking the route to each venue in a […]

Growth Hub launched as one-stop-shop of support for Tamworth and Lichfield businesses

Companies across Tamworth and Lichfield have been urged to take advantage of the Greater Birmingham Growth Hub, which launched on 7th October at an event attended by over 300 entrepreneurs, business leaders and stakeholders. Run by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP), the Growth Hub comprises a web portal, phoneline and one-to-one […]

Happy Birthday and Congratulations to Comfortin’ Food

Comfortin’ Food celebrated its 9th birthday on the 6th October 2015 and at the same time had its Environmental Hygiene Inspection and retained its level 5 award for the 3rd time. Congratulations to the team from all at Visit Lichfield – what a fantastic achievement. Sue of Comfortin’ Food commented: “We are looking forward to […]

The Cheese & Ale Barn to win ‘Cheesemonger of the Year’ in the Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2016

Local Cheesemonger The Cheese & Ale Barn from Middleton, Tamworth are entered into the Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2016, with founding partner Olives Et Al, to recognise excellence in independent speciality retailers and need your help to win! The Awards recognise the very best standards in specialist retail and to celebrate the highest levels […]

Congratulations to our own Town Crier – World Champion!!!

Ken Knowles, Lichfield’s well loved Town Crier, attended the World Town Crier Competition in Central Otago, New Zealand and came out on top this month! Huge congratulations to Ken – you have made Lichfield very proud! You bring such spirit, fun and presence to all of our events, and we’re so delighted that the world has recognised […]

Lichfield Cathedral appoints new Operations Director

Lichfield Cathedral will welcome a new Operations Director, Simon Warburton, later this month. Simon joins the Cathedral with a wealth of experience having spent four years working at Chester Cathedral. Originally employed as a Development and Fundraising Manager, Simon was promoted to Development Director within a year, and following a restructure, Director of Operations. Simon […]

Tamworth needs your vote in British best high streets battle

Tamworth town centre has won national praise after being shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Great British High Street competition. The town is one of 21 finalists selected from a record 230 entrants this year in recognition of the investment and regeneration taking place in an effort to revitalise the high street and promote […]