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…

Newlife

Kaci’s walk to help disabled children

A determined ten-year-old with mobility issues is tackling a challenging five mile walk to raise funds for a disabled children’s charity so other children in desperate need of equipment can also be helped. Kaci, who has the most severe form of Cerebral Palsy, usually needs a walking frame or a wheelchair for longer journeys. However, she’s determined to try to complete the walk on January 31 without anything to assist her. Walking to raise funds for…

Newlife

Newlife raises smiles with advent treats

Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children based in Cannock and Rotary District International with local Cannock and Lichfield have joined forces to give children in the area a festive treat. A high volume of advent calendars were given to Newlife by a leading donor – so the charity’s co-founder and CEO Sheila Brown immediately contacted the District Rotary for help in distributing the advent calendars to local primary schools and youth organisations as quickly as…