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– Spring 2016 –


  • Armitage Pre-School Spring Fete
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    Raffle, Refreshments, Stalls, Bouncy Castles, BBQ, Steam Engine rides, Armitage Birds of Prey, plus lots lots more. Armitage Village Hall, Shropshire Brook Road, Armitage, Staffs. WS15 4UZ.
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  • Armitage with Handsacre Parish Council
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    The Council will be holding their Annual Assembly meeting At The Pavilion, Millmoor Avenue, Armitage on Thursday 28th April at 7:00pm. All local groups and residents of Armitage with Handsacre are invited to attend this meeting. Refreshments will be...
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  • Manor Park Sailing Club Open Day
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    Manor Park Sailing Club can get you sailing! RYA Push the Boat Out 2016 is getting the nation on the water! Push The Boat Out 2016 will take place from 14-22 May. This national event will see hundreds of...
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  • Village Day 2016
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    As most of you are aware 2016 Village Day is on June 18th. The committee thought that as this year the Queen is celebrating her 90th Birthday we would have a "Royal Theme " at this year’s event. We...
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  • Armitage With Handacre Bowls Club
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    Our first league matches in the Needwood Mixed Veterans League commenced last week, with the  Armitage A team at home drew their match with Stapenhill which was an excellent start  (162/162) but the Armitage Blues team playing away at...
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  • Beacon Park’s Victorian May Day
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    Lichfield District Council is hosting a Victorian May Day event at Museum Gardens in Beacon Park on Monday 2 May, between 11am and 3pm. The May Day celebrations will include maypole dancing, a Victorian craft activity, and a range...
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  • Rugeley & Armitage Camera Club
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    Photographic Exhibition Saturday 21st May & Sunday 22nd May - 11am until 4pm - Free Entry
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  • April’s Free Bike Ride
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    The second in the series of seven free Cycle Rides for All will pedal off to Fisherwick Lakes and back on Sunday 24 April 2016. All the rides are graded from one to five for difficulty, with five being...
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  • Civics Visit Lichfield
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    The Chairman of Lichfield District Council, Councillor Norma Bacon, invited a group of civics from Staffordshire and beyond to spend a day taking in some of Lichfield’s visitor attractions. The first stop on the tour was Erasmus Darwin House,...
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  • Attempted Burglary in Westfields Rd, Armitage.
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    There has been an attempted burglary at a property in Westfields Rd, Rugeley. It happened between 08:20 and 15:00 hrs on 12/04/2016. When the offenders have tried to break in via a window and door panel.
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  • Armitage Plastering Services
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    All Aspects Of Plastering Work Taken On. No job too small. Competitive Prices. For a free Quote call Ben Tel: 07932 223397
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  • Rector Retires After 50 Years
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    On Saturday 2nd April the Church bells rang out at St John The Baptist, Armitage as the community came to thank the Revd. David Thomas and Georgina for their long and dedicated service to the Church and Parish. After...
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  • Armitage RBL Women's Section Sponsored Walk
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    Waterproofs and Wellies were needed for the Armitage RBL Women’s Section Sponsored Walk on Saturday 2nd April. Joined by friends, family and pets the ladies completed the 8 mile circuit to Rugeley going along a very muddy canal path....
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  • Chairman's Civic Sunday Lunch
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    In a break with tradition, Lichfield District Council’s Chairman hosted a civic Sunday lunch, in place of the annual evening dinner, and has raised more than £600 for charity.
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  • New Mobile Library Timetable
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    New Mobile Library timetable starts on the 8th of April, 2016. There will be just two stops , fortnightly on a Friday. Tuppenhurst Lane 2:00pm - 4:00pm & Armitage Village Hall 4.15pm -7:00pm
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  • Joining Forces To Combat Air Pollution On The A5
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    Lichfield District Council has joined seven councils in Staffordshire to work with local commercial fleet operators in a new scheme that will improve air quality on local roads.
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  • A38 Fly-Tipping
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    Lichfield District Council is calling for witnesses after a huge trailer packed with rubbish was dumped on the A38.
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  • Make Your Mates Make A Difference
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    Lichfield District Council adds its voice to #RegAFriend campaign to get more young people to register to vote.
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  • New Microchipping Law April 2016 - Is Your Dog...
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    As of April 2016 it will be a legal requirement to have your dog microchipped! Owners found to have a dog that is not microchip could face a fine. Don’t get caught out, get your dog microchipped today.
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  • Can You Help John To Cambodia ?
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    I am 16 and currently attend Hagley Park Academy, Rugeley. I’m sitting my GCSEs in May / June this year and plan to go to the local sixth form to study A levels. I like playing sports and am...
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  • Spick & Span For Ma’am!
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    A campaign to get a million people out and about cleaning up their communities is being backed by Lichfield District Council. Clean for The Queen aims to give the country a tidy-up ahead of The Queen’s 90th birthday in...
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  • Croft School News
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    The children of The Croft Primary School would like to say a great big Thank You to the PTFA and all the people who support their events. With their help the school has recently bought sets of brand new...
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  • Over The Moon For Launch Of Tourism Guides
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    Tourism providers and representatives from across the district assembled at Erasmus Darwin House on Monday 22 February to celebrate the formal launch of the new Visit Lichfield 2016 guide and What’s On Spring & Summer 2016 brochure. Produced by...
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  • Sir Tom Jones - LIVE in Beacon Park
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    In a massive coup for the region, the legendary Sir Tom Jones is to perform live in concert in Lichfield’s Beacon Park on 12 June.
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  • Wynniatt-Husey Charity Car Wash
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    Local firm of Chartered Accountants, Wynniatt-Husey Limited turned fundraisers for the day by holding a charity car wash at their Head Office in Rugeley today (Friday 19th February).
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  • Lichfield Real Ale Trail Launches
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    Twenty members of the Lichfield District Tourism Association raised a glass at The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum to celebrate the launch of the Lichfield Real Ale Trail. A free real ale trail, developed by Lichfield District Tourism Association, was...
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  • Stowe Pool Wildlife Islands
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    This month, two of Lichfield District Council’s park rangers rowed out to Stowe Pool’s manmade islands to build up the structures with material, including willow, dogwood, turf and marginal plants taken from Beacon Park. Refreshing the wildfowl islands takes...
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  • Village Day 2016
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    Bookings are underway for this year’s village day and to date we have Tutbury Brass Band playing in the marquee. On the field this year for the first time we will have a dog show with agility dogs performing...
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  • Scouts Tea Party
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    The Scout Association held their Valentine’s Tea Party at St. John the Baptist Church, Armitage this afternoon. Despite the cold weather the church room was packed full of parents and residents being waited on and served tea and cake.
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  • New Fleet Arrives
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    Lichfield & Tamworth Joint Waste Service has taken delivery of 22 new trucks that will start collecting recycling and waste from 76,000 homes across Lichfield District and Tamworth Borough. The delivery of the vehicles followed a competitive tendering process which...
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  • Rugeley Power Station Set To Close
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    Philip Atkins, Leader of Staffordshire County Council, today pledged the support of the county council to the workforce of Rugeley Power Station, after the owners announced plans to cease commercial operations from early summer 2016. Philip said: “News that...
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