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Lichfield Cathedral School Afternoon Tea

Lichfield Cathedral School Afternoon Tea

Lichfield Cathedral School will host afternoon tea in aid of the We Love Lichfield Fund on Sunday 3 July from 3.45pm.   The School’s Head of Junior Years, Joanna Churton said: “We hope that as many people as possible will join us and enjoy delicious scones and refreshing tea in […]

by × June 7, 2016 × 0 comments
£6000 Spring Giveaway

£6000 Spring Giveaway

The We Love Lichfield Fund has given away £6,000 to good causes from across the district at its spring presentation. Representatives of the organisations joined patrons of the charity at the city’s George Hotel for the event on Friday 13th May. The presentation was introduced by lead patron Simon Price who explained […]

by × May 27, 2016 × 0 comments
The George Hotel Raises £750

The George Hotel Raises £750

City hotel The George has raised £750 for the We Love Lichfield. The Bird Street hotel held raffles at flower arranging sessions and made collections on Bower Day and during the Lichfield Food Festival. Mark Santy, general manager of The George said: “We are delighted to be able to support the […]

by × February 16, 2016 × 0 comments
Vroom Vroom.  Car dealership Arbury supports We Love Lichfield

Vroom Vroom. Car dealership Arbury supports We Love Lichfield

City car dealership Arbury has declared the We Love Lichfield Fund its charity of choice. Arbury, which has a its showroom on Birmingham Road in Lichfield, has pledged to help raise money for the fund and help raise its profile. To celebrate the announcement of supporting We Love Lichfield Arbury is […]

by × February 16, 2016 × 0 comments
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Bill Tandy Estate Agents, Bore Street, Lichfield

The company are supporting 'We Love Lichfield' appeal

Staff pose outside the Bore Street offices

Bill Tandy Makes Us Their Charity Of Choice

  LIchfield and Burntwood estate agents Bill Tandy & Co have chosen the We Love Lichfield Fund as their charity of choice. The company will be helping to promote and raise money for the fund which gives small grants of up to £1,000 to good causes across the Lichfield district. Managing […]

by × January 18, 2016 × 0 comments
We love Lichfield cheque presentations 2015

Christmas Comes Early For Voluntary Groups

We Love Lichfield Fund has made cash grants to a variety of good causes from across the district at a special presentation at the city’s George Hotel.  Fund patron Simon Price welcomed recipients and guests to the Christmas giveaway earlier this month (December 4) and  explained the purpose of the […]

by × December 17, 2015 × 0 comments
Property firm makes We Love Lichfield its 2016 ‘Charity of Choice’

Property firm makes We Love Lichfield its 2016 ‘Charity of Choice’

A company of chartered surveyors that has relocated to Lichfield has celebrated the opening of its new offices with a donation to We Love Lichfield and the announcement that The Fund will be its 2016 ‘Charity Of Choice’.   Hawksmoor is team of experienced surveyors who specialise in the identification, […]

by × November 23, 2015 × 0 comments
Big Fish At Minster Pool Sun 27th Sept At 10am

Big Fish At Minster Pool Sun 27th Sept At 10am

A fantastic fishing event is set to take place this Sunday (27th September) to raise money for the We Love Lichfield Fund. The ‘Big Fish’ will give anglers the rare opportunity to fish on Minster Pool, “one of the best silver fish pools in the country” and help good causes across […]

by × September 25, 2015 × 0 comments
Lichfield Charity Reaches £1/4m Fund Raising Mark

Lichfield Charity Reaches £1/4m Fund Raising Mark

We’ve done it!  We have now raised £1/4 million. The fund has reached this milestone in just four years, during which thousands of people have been helped, and now the aim is to double it hitting the next target of £500,000. Money is raised through events and donations and is […]

by × June 25, 2015 × 0 comments
Lichfield District Benefits From £5000 Giveaway

Lichfield District Benefits From £5000 Giveaway

The We Love Lichfield fund has presented more than £5,000 to good causes from across the district in it’s now annual Spring Giveaway.  A presentation at The George Hotel last Friday (May 15) saw representatives from seven groups gather to receive cash donations. The We Love Lichfield Fund raises money […]

by × May 21, 2015 × 0 comments
Comedian Signs We Love Lichfield Celebrity T-Shirt

Comedian Signs We Love Lichfield Celebrity T-Shirt

Comedian Tim Vine is the latest celebrity to sign the We Love Lichfield t-shirt.  The World record holder for telling the most jokes (499 in one hour) and Edinburgh Fringe Best Joke Award Winner for both 2010 and 2014 (“I decided to sell my Hoover… well it was just collecting […]

by × May 10, 2015 × 0 comments
John’s marathon effort for We Love Lichfield Fund

John’s marathon effort for We Love Lichfield Fund

The MD of Lichfield marketing agency John Heeler is running the 2015 London Marathon is aid of We Love Lichfeld. John said: “I was invited by charity patron Simon Price to run for this cause and felt that, having lived in the district all my life and run a creative […]

by × April 21, 2015 × 0 comments
Acorn Chips In With Golf Sponsorship

Acorn Chips In With Golf Sponsorship

The We Love Lichfield Fund is delighted to announce that its fund-raising golf day in May is being sponsored by Burntwood car dealership Acorn Kia. The popular event, which is taking place at Darnford Moors Golf Club on Friday May 1, attracts as many as 20 teams of players all […]

by × April 16, 2015 × 0 comments
George Hotel Shows Its Love For Lichfield

George Hotel Shows Its Love For Lichfield

The George Hotel on Bird Street in Lichfield has announced that its 2015 charity of choice is the We Love Lichfield Fund. Through a calendar of events during the next year the 18th century coaching inn and its staff hope to raise a significant amount which will help Lichfield district […]

by × April 9, 2015 × 0 comments
Wine Merchants Pledge Support For We Love Lichfield

Wine Merchants Pledge Support For We Love Lichfield

City wine merchants Worth Brothers have this week pledged to support the We Love Lichfield Fund. Worth Brothers, the independent wine merchants and shop, which operates from historic cellars in Beacon Street, is keen to raise money for The Fund which makes small grants of up to £1,000 available to good […]

by × March 25, 2015 × 0 comments
Spring has sprung, so too have our grants

Spring has sprung, so too have our grants

The team at We Love Lichfield celebrating the start of Spring courtesy of a lovely bunch of daffodils and their next round of grants where they hope to give away upto £10,000. The fund, which makes donations of up to £1,000, is planning its next presentation in May 2015 and […]

by × March 1, 2015 × 0 comments
Driving The We Love Lichfield Message Home

Driving The We Love Lichfield Message Home

Lichfield cutlery firm Arthur Price hopes to drive an important message in 2015 with its new delivery van doubling up as a roaming advertisement for local charitable fund ‘We Love Lichfield’ courtesy of Burntwood Ford and Kia dealership, The Acorn Group.   The two local firms have combined to change […]

by × January 12, 2015 × 0 comments
Garrick Panto Cinderella Raises £3K

Garrick Panto Cinderella Raises £3K

After packed houses and amazing reviews, the staff and cast of Lichfield Garrick’s Cinderella pantomime have raised £3,218.71 for the We Love Lichfield fund in what will be the single biggest organisational donation in the fund’s history.   We Love Lichfield is the ‘2015 charity of choice’ for the Garrick and it’s […]

by × January 7, 2015 × 0 comments
Lichfield Gazette Announces Its 2015 Charity of Choice

Lichfield Gazette Announces Its 2015 Charity of Choice

The Lichfield Gazette has announced that its “2015 Charity of Choice” is We Love Lichfield. The free monthly magazine has brought local news and advertising to 18,000 homes and businesses throughout the Lichfield district for many years and from last year it used its successful formula to create the Chase […]

by × December 30, 2014 × 0 comments
Great Christmas Gifts After Grant Giveaway

Great Christmas Gifts After Grant Giveaway

GOOD causes across the Lichfield district have received the perfect Christmas gift from We Love Lichfield.  The fund, which gives grants of up to £1,000 to local district based voluntary groups, made its presentations recently at the Lichfield Garrick Theatre with recipients joined by the cast of the panto Cinderella.  Patron […]

by × December 18, 2014 × 0 comments
Vroom Vroom.  Acorn Group Announce We Love Lichfield As Charity Of Choice

Vroom Vroom. Acorn Group Announce We Love Lichfield As Charity Of Choice

Burntwood Ford and Kia dealership, The Acorn Group and its leasing company Motor Contracts, have chosen We Love Lichfield as its 2015 local ‘charity of choice’ and announced a series of fund-raising and promotional projects to support the fund.   Over the next twelve months the company, based on the […]

by × November 26, 2014 × 0 comments
Top Performance At Garrick As Theatres Companies Raises £200

Top Performance At Garrick As Theatres Companies Raises £200

Two Lichfield theatre companies have raised £200 for We Love Lichfield after performing not one but two comedies at the Lichfield Garrick Theatre.   The different Animal Theatre Group and Lichfield Players collaborated to perform Alan Ayckbourn’s paid of comedies ‘House’ and ‘Garden’ on 7th – 12th October to superb […]

by × November 17, 2014 × 0 comments
An early “Merry Christmas” from We Love Lichfield?

An early “Merry Christmas” from We Love Lichfield?

It will be a happy Christmas for worthy causes across the district thanks to a £10,000 festive giveaway by the We Love Lichfield Fund. The fund, which makes donations of up to £1,000, is planning its next presentation in early December and is inviting applications from 1st October. Many community groups have […]

by × September 26, 2014 × 0 comments
All The Fun Of The Fete At The Lichfield Garrick

All The Fun Of The Fete At The Lichfield Garrick

Two theatre companies will be adding an unscripted third act to the end of their evening performances at the Lichfield Garrick next month to raise money for the We Love Lichfield Fund. Different Animal Theatre Group and the Lichfield Players, who are collaborating to perform Alan Ayckbourn’s pair of comedies […]

by × September 17, 2014 × 0 comments
We Love Lichfield Rocks…

We Love Lichfield Rocks…

Award winning tribute band Hats Off To Led Zeppelin are playing in the city next month in support of the We Love Lichfield Fund. The band are set to rock The Lichfield Garrick Theatre on Friday, 5th September playing the songs of one of the greatest rock bands in history. […]

by × September 2, 2014 × 0 comments
Brum, Brum…cars & coffee event announced 27th July

Brum, Brum…cars & coffee event announced 27th July

Classic car owners and enthusiasts are invited to an inaugural event in aid of We Love Lichfield. The We Love Lichfield Cars and Coffee event is a chance for owners to show off their pride and joy and the rest of us see up, close and personal some gems of […]

by × July 23, 2014 × 0 comments
World Record Attempt In Burntwood

World Record Attempt In Burntwood

Lichfield events company KP Events are staging a World record attempt; the Virgin Active World’s shortest Superhero ‘fun run’ on Monday 25th August 2014 from 10am,  to raise money for the charity We Love Lichfield. The fun run is around the UK’s smallest park – Princes Park off Church Road and Farewell Lane in Burntwood, and follows […]

by × July 23, 2014 × 0 comments
Theatre Chief Joins We Love Lichfield Board

Theatre Chief Joins We Love Lichfield Board

The Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the Garrick Theatre in Lichfield, Adrian Jackson, is joining the We Love Lichfield board of Donor Advisors.   Well-known throughout the district as the head of the successful theatre, he is also a very active member of the Southern Staffordshire Board of Young […]

by × July 16, 2014 × 0 comments
Big Fish Catches £500 For WLL

Big Fish Catches £500 For WLL

The inaugural We Love Lichfield Fund Big Fish attracted a host of anglers to the District with 20 making it to the final on Minster Pool on Sunday 29th June.  The sun shone brightly and many people turned up to watch 20 people fish under the watchful eyes of the […]

by × July 8, 2014 × 0 comments
We Love Lichfield Patron Wins Charitable Award

We Love Lichfield Patron Wins Charitable Award

Simon Price, the CEO of cutlery and gift firm Arthur Price has been awarded the British Independent Retailers Association (bira) Charitable Champion Award for 2014.  He was awarded the prestigious honour for his work in helping to create and chair the ‘We Love Lichfield’ fund which in just three years, […]

by × June 16, 2014 × 0 comments
Another £6500 given to voluntary groups who make a difference

Another £6500 given to voluntary groups who make a difference

Good causes from across the Lichfield district are set to benefit from We Love Lichfield Fund grants totalling more than £6,500 after the charity fund, which aims to help community groups making a difference in Lichfield, Burntwood and the surrounding villages held its presentation at Darnford Moors Golf Club on Friday […]

by × May 22, 2014 × 0 comments
£5,500 raised at Golf Day for charity

£5,500 raised at Golf Day for charity

The We Love Lichfield Fund Golf Day was held last Friday (2nd May) raising £5,500 for good causes across the district. Eighteen teams gathered at Darnford Moors Golf Club for the event and drove, pitched and putted around the club’s two courses. WLLF donor adviser Simon Price wished to thank […]

by × May 8, 2014 × 0 comments
You can now donate to We Love Lichfield by text

You can now donate to We Love Lichfield by text

A few people have been asking us how they can donate to We Love Lichfield.  You can send a cheque to the Staffordshire Community Foundation (marking on the reverse ‘We Love Lichfield’) or with the press of a few buttons to can now give by text. Just text LICH14 and […]

by × April 2, 2014 × 0 comments
Try a triathlon, in under a minute!

Try a triathlon, in under a minute!

The Virgin Active “World’s Shortest Try-Athlon World Record Attempt in Aid of Local Charity “We Love Lichfield”, around Princes Park, Burntwood on Monday 5th May   KP Events, organisers of the Lichfield Half Marathon and Cathedral Dash are staging a World record attempt; the ‘Virgin Active World’s shortest try-athlon’ on Bank […]

by × March 22, 2014 × 0 comments
Upto £1000 available in We Love Lichfield Grants – Apply Now

Upto £1000 available in We Love Lichfield Grants – Apply Now

Good causes across the Lichfield district can now apply for grants of up to £1000 from the We Love Lichfield Fund.  The fund which has been making a difference across the district since 2011 will be giving away upto £7500 in May and is inviting organisations to submit their applications […]

by × March 4, 2014 × 0 comments
Golf Day Announced

Golf Day Announced

We Love Lichfield is appealing for local golfers to take part in a special event at Darnford Moors Golf Club in May. The We Love Lichfield Golf Day, sponsored by local golf ace Rob Rock, is aimed at raising as much money as possible for local good causes. The day will […]

by × February 21, 2014 × 0 comments
‘The Big Fish’ hopes to hook funds for We Love Lichfield

‘The Big Fish’ hopes to hook funds for We Love Lichfield

A fantastic fishing festival is set to take place in June to raise money for the We Love Lichfield Fund. The ‘Big Fish’ will give 160 anglers the rare opportunity to fish on Minster Pool, “one of the best silver fish pools in the country” and help good causes across […]

by × February 6, 2014 × 0 comments
Teaser – The Big Fish

Teaser – The Big Fish

Watch this space for the official announcement about the We Love Lichfield ‘Big Fish’. Hashtag: #TheBigFish The clue is in the photograph…      

by × January 31, 2014 × 0 comments
More Money Given Across The District

More Money Given Across The District

Thousands of pounds have been given to good causes from across the Lichfield district just in time for Christmas. The WLL team took great pleasure in presenting cheques of up to £500 each to ten organisations at Darnford Moors Golf Club on Friday 6th December and there were cheques for two […]

by × January 3, 2014 × 0 comments
Funding Advice Available on 6th December

Funding Advice Available on 6th December

The team at We Love Lichfield are looking forward to its pre-Christmas give-away Friday December 6. Since the fund started in 2010 over £30,000 has been given away to good causes and the fund last year reached the value milestone of £150,000. As part of the awards ceremony at Darnfood […]

by × November 26, 2013 × 0 comments
Grants Available Now…But Be Quick

Grants Available Now…But Be Quick

Fund Announces Grants Available Across The District The We Love Lichfield Fund has announced its next series of grants and is asking voluntary groups and organisations across the District to apply for funding.   Grants are awarded twice a year by the Fund to voluntary organisations and up to £5000 […]

by × November 3, 2013 × 0 comments
Spreading the love across Lichfield district

Spreading the love across Lichfield district

We Love Lichfield Fund grants nearly £5000 to local voluntary groups GOOD causes across the district are set to benefit from almost £5,000 donated by the We Love Lichfield Fund.  At a special presentation last Friday (May 10) representatives gathered at Darnford Moors Golf Club to receive grants of up […]

by × May 16, 2013 × 0 comments
This is why We All Love Lichfield

This is why We All Love Lichfield

We don’t get many sunny bank holidays.  We don’t get many opportunities to break a world record.  We don’t say often enough why the District of Lichfield is brilliant. Today, over 400 people achieved a first…they competed in the World’s Shortest Fun Run in the UK’s smallest park…Princes Park in […]

by × May 6, 2013 × 0 comments
World’s Shortest Fun Run Causes International Incident

World’s Shortest Fun Run Causes International Incident

Princes Park in Burntwood is Europe’s biggest park, second in the world to the official Guiness Book Of Record’s smallest park – Mill Ends Park in Portland Oregan.  KP Events Kevin Wilson who is organising the Virgin Active World’s Shortest Fun Run in aid of We Love Lichfield has sparked […]

by × April 12, 2013 × 0 comments
Lichfield Gazette Raises £450 For WLL With 2013 Calendar

Lichfield Gazette Raises £450 For WLL With 2013 Calendar

Lifestyle magazine The Lichfield Gazette has raised £450 for the We Love Lichfield Fund after selling 2013 calendars for the District-wide charity and are the first recipients of the We Love Lichfield ‘Certificate of Thanks’.   For the second year running Editor Paul Oakley and his team collated photographs from […]

by × March 13, 2013 × 0 comments
£150,000 and rising

£150,000 and rising

We Love Lichfield, the fund which raises money and then makes donations to voluntary groups only across the Lichfield District, has reached an amazing milestone in only two years of existence.  Through money raised through We Love Lichfield, the endowment fund which is managed by the Staffordshire Community Foundation, is […]

by × February 12, 2013 × 0 comments