This summer Staffordshire Libraries are offering a Summer Reading Challenge. This year’s theme is Wild World Heroes. Children can sign up at the local library, choose a reading goal, then read any books of their choice to collect rewards – all FREE.
In the second round of Lichfield District Council’s business start-up grants, local residents who have been made redundant or are out of work, and are planning to start a business over the next year are being urged to apply for a grant of £3,000.
With many households buying or adopting a lockdown dog, Lichfield District Council is offering advice to new dog owners who may be struggling to keep their recent additions to the family under control.
Lichfield District Council is giving away the first 180 SPACE leisure activity passes for free on a first come, first served basis from Monday 19 July. The passes will then be available to buy for £20 at Burntwood and Friary Grange leisure centres once all the free passes have been snapped up. Find out more at www.activelichfield.co.uk/space. The Getin2it summer activities can also be booked individually without a pass.
To improve the quality of the recycling the Lichfield and Tamworth joint waste service collects, a proposed new system will see residents recycle their waste paper and card in a new bag, or in some cases an extra bin. Glass, cans and plastics will continue to be recycled in blue bins.
Community groups based in Lichfield District can apply to receive from £50 to £300 between 12 July and 30 November 2021 for projects and activities that will have a positive impact on their local area. Find out more and apply for funding at www.lichfielddc.gov.uk/councillorfund.