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The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station

The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station is 30 May at 7:00 at; Curborough Community Centre Reynolds Close Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 7NY Tel:  01543 417149   Anyone who holds and interest in our heritage, and is interested … Continue reading

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The Family Firm

Every so often, I get an email that jumps of the page. I read very slowly, but I can spot an historical opportunity like lightning. Tonight I had one of those special emails from our very own South Staffordshire Water … Continue reading

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Ahead slow, steady as she goes.

Since the formation of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station, things have start to move slowly, but in the right direction. Most importantly, people are talking to us. We had made an application to English Heritage to amend the listing … Continue reading

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The Sandfields Table

This is a small preview of a hand crafted coffee table in white oak, traditional mortise and tennon joinery, with handmade inlays of tulipwood, burbinga, purple heart and maple. Inspired by Edward Adams, engineer; the table draws on the decorative … Continue reading

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The Phoenix – A Magnificent Bird Arising from the Ashes of it Former Self

Last night, both my brother and I set out ten chairs in the meeting room of Darwin Hall, Lichfield. As we did this, I had a heart to heart discussion with him saying that if five or fewer people attended, … Continue reading

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Meeting to discuss how we can together save this magnificent building and Cornish beam engine

I have arranged a meeting on Friday 27 September 2013 @ 7:30pm so we can discuss how we can together save this magnificent building and Cornish beam engine for the benefit of the wider community. The meeting will take place … Continue reading

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Heritage Crime

Heritage crime is defined as ‘any offence which harms the value of England’s heritage assets and their settings to this and future generations.’ This is an interesting concept so was wondering how and if this piece of legislation could be … Continue reading

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Lichfield Gazette – Lichfield’s part in the fight against cholera

We have an article published in the March edition of Lichfield Gazette – Lichfield’s part in the fight against cholera. Also in this months edition is an excellent article entitled ‘Lichfield’s underground’ by Kate Gomez of Lichfield Lore Please enjoy, … Continue reading

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