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 local snappers, designed the calendar and organised the printing.  Local businesses and organisation then sold the calendar for £5 with proceeds going to We Love Lichfield.


The calendar is still available and people should contact Paul Oakley at the Lichfield Gazette via


Paul Oakley, editor said: “Lichfield Gazette has been happy to be involved with the We Love Lichfield Fund.  We would like to thank the sales staff Arthur Price of England and various other organisations for the effort they put into selling these calendars. We would also thank the local photographers who participated by providing many lovely and colourful images of the Lichfield area.”


Simon Price, CEO of Arthur Price and We Love Lichfield Patron said: “Paul and the Lichfield Gazette have been great supporters of our fund since it started, helping to raise awareness of our efforts and specifically raising money both last year and this and I’d like to thank him for all his hard work.  Indeed, Paul is the first recipient of our ‘Certificate of Thanks’…our way of saying thank you to people and organisations which can be displayed for customers, clients and friends showing how they contribute to their local area and society.”


Photograph caption:  Paul Oakley (L) of the Lichfield Gazette presents a cheque to Simon Price of the WLLF and accepts the first ‘Certificate of Thanks’ for raising £450.