Foodbank hailed a life-line for burntwood community

PRESS RELEASE (For Immediate release: 2 February 2021) FOODBANK HAILED A LIFE-LINE FOR BURNTWOOD COMMUNITY A foodbank at Chase Terrace Academy has been hailed a great success and a vital life-line to the local community.  The Burntwood school launched the initiative in November in an effort to support its families and community.   Every week, staff have been distributing food parcels to local families in need.  An initial appeal for food donations and essential toiletries…

Burntwood school launches a community lockdown project to mark a pandemic

Building a brighter future for a better tomorrow Chase Terrace Academy in Burntwood is appealing to the local community to get behind its latest lockdown project.  The school has joined forces with Taylor Wimpey West Midlands to launch a legacy art project to mark the pandemic. The school is inviting students, staff, families and the wider Burntwood and Chase Terrace community to paint a brick.  The designs will mark the time children and families have…

Lichfield Community Lottery officially launches to good causes

More than 40 good causes from across Lichfield District were introduced to Lichfield Community Lottery, which encourages local people to support the causes they care most about. Lichfield District Council officially launched Lichfield Community Lottery on Monday 18 January. Fifty people from 44 local good causes, including charities, youth groups, sports clubs and conservation groups, attended the online event. Anna McLauchlan from CACH said: “We are already part of a community lottery in another area, so…

Cannock Chase Forest taking action to reduce visitor numbers during the run-up to Christmas

Popular visitor destination, Cannock Chase Forest,  have announced they are instructing their festive food partner to cease trading at the site from Monday 7 December to help reduce the number of people coming to the site following another weekend of record visitor numbers.  Visits to green spaces have surged in recent months, as people look for outdoor places to visit, exercise and feel safe during the pandemic.  Cannock Chase Forest has seen record numbers visiting as people make the most of the…