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New platform helps key workers find independent hotels, B&Bs and apartment accomodation

NEW PLATFORM HELPS KEY WORKERS FIND INDEPENDENT HOTELS, B&Bs AND APARTMENT ACCOMMODATION Thousands of key workers are being forced to isolate away from families or relocate to carry out essential work during the coronavirus pandemic Stays for …

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Latest figures show the importance of tourism to Staffordshire economy
Latest figures show the importance of tourism to Staffordshire economy

As the Coronavirus lockdown approaches its scheduled conclusion, the county’s official tourist board has released latest figures demonstrating the importance of tourism to the Staffordshire economy. To coincide with the return of the annual English…

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Farm owners encourage everyone to get training for charity event

Owners of Canalside Farm, near Stafford are encouraging everyone to keep exercising this month and start training for their Countryfile Ramble on Sunday 4th October, which raises much needed funds for Children in Need. The family-run farm, which…

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Artwork shines light on Florence Nightingale’s legacy
Artwork shines light on Florence Nightingale’s legacy

A moving artwork for International Nurses Day highlighting the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday has been projected onto the façades of Lichfield Cathedral and Stanford Hall, the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre in…

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District Doodles art competition launches
District Doodles art competition launches

Today Visit Lichfield is launching a competition for children across the district to put their artistic skills to the test and take part in the District Doodles competition. Children from across the district are invited to put their artistic skills…

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VE Day 75 – Uniting a nation in a time of crisis with Big Picnic for Hope
VE Day 75 – Uniting a nation in a time of crisis with Big Picnic for Hope

This VE Day, marking 75 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe, will be one to remember for generations to come. In the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, VE Day reminds us that we have been through hard times before and come…

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