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Bags of Help from Tesco 

13 Apr 18

Excellent news, the Lichfield Waterworks Trust have just been awarded a grant of £2,000 from the Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ scheme.


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Hidden Heritage – The story of Crumpwood Ram Pump House 

5 Apr 18

Monday 9 @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great food and real ales.


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The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust 

8 Mar 18

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 12 March @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great …


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Getting to Know our People – William Paterson 

19 Feb 18

We recently received and enquiry from a relative of William Paterson, asking if we knew anything about him? Chris Pattison, archivist and historian extraordinaire is always up for the challenge.


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Miss Basia Smith 

8 Feb 18

It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the death of Miss Basia Smith.


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February Meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust 

5 Feb 18

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 12 February @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the: The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great…


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Piece by piece the picture unfolds…. 

2 Feb 18

It’s great when another missing piece of the jigsaw puzzle turns up.


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Sandfields Pumping Station People 

22 Jan 18

An amazing selection of photographs showing just a small proportion of the hard work the volunteers have put into saving one of the most important pieces of industrial heritage in the midlands.


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Lichfield Waterworks Trust December News and Events 

24 Dec 17

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 8 January @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the: The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great …


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Press Release – Lichfield Waterworks Trust 

16 Nov 17

The campaign to save the Grade II* listed Victorian Waterworks at Sandfields Pumping Station, Lichfield takes another step forward with the award of a Project Viability Grant from the Architectural Heritage Fund.


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Architectural Heritage Fund Viability Study Grant 

15 Nov 17

Great news! Lichfield Waterworks Trust have been awarded an Architectural Heritage Fund Viability Study grant.


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Sandfields Works Day 

6 Nov 17

Sandfields Works Day from David Moore on Vimeo .


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Talk: Sir Joseph Bazalgette & the Great Stink of London 

3 Nov 17

Following the meeting on Monday 13 November 2017 @7:30pm at the Bowling Green Inn, Lichfield we have an extra special treat.


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Lichfield Waterworks Trust November News Letter 

31 Oct 17

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 13 November @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great…


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Sandfields Architecture 

8 Oct 17

Sandfields plumping Station is a Gothic Revival masterpiece, a cathedral to the industrial revolution, for years abandon, and for years unloved.


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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – Waterworks Walk 

17 Sep 17

Lichfield celebrates it Heritage Weekend – Garrick300 with a Georgian Festival this year from Saturday 23– Sunday 24 September 2017.


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Team Work 

15 Sep 17

Just look at the improvements the team are making at Sandfields Pumping Station.


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Lichfield Waterworks Trust September News 

4 Sep 17

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 11 September @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some …


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Geting to Know Our Past People 

30 Aug 17

Great news folks, we have managed to name all but one.


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Heritage Crime and acts of Vandalism 

21 Aug 17

On Friday 18 August, this individual was filmed vandalising and causing a considerable amount of damage to the Grade 11* listed Sandfields Pumping Station, Lichfield.


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Lichfield Waterworks Trust July News 

1 Aug 17

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 14 August @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great …


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Extraordinary Progress 

21 Jul 17

The team are making extraordinary progress cleaning away 10 years of accumulated rust, dirt and grime.


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Lichfield Waterworks Trust July News Letter 

3 Jul 17

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 10 July @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great food…


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Lichfield Waterworks Trust June News Letter 

23 May 17

The Annual General Meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 12 June @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some …


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May monthly open public progress meeting 

2 May 17

The next monthly open public progress meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 8 May @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling …