Monthly Archives: March 2014

Break in at Sandfields, again!

I have just had a report in telling me that Sandfields has been broken into again, this time via the temporary panel in the front door. I have relayed this message to Tim Brickley Director in Charge at Persimmon Homes. … Continue reading

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Meeting to discuss the outcome of the Heritage Assessment

Meeting to discuss the outcome of the Heritage Assessment, the community consultation and the formalisation of the Friends Group. Friday 11 April 2014 @ 7:30pm Curborough Community Centre Reynolds Close Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 7NY Tel:  01543 417149 Everyone is welcome, … Continue reading

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All his Working Days

An oral interview I conducted with Keith Johnson in March 2013. Keith worked for the South Staffordshire Water Company as a chemist; he recalled his working career from school, to the lab at Sandfields pumping station, Lichfield. Keith is a … Continue reading

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On Sunday 29th June, Chris Pattison will be leading us along the route of the Hanch Tunnel in Lichfield. All above ground of course! Full details to follow but save the date if you are interested in joining us!

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Sandfields Pumping Station has been broken into!

I have had some reports and seen pictures of unauthorised entry to Sandfields Pumping Station. I have reported the problem to Persimmon Homes and the conservation officer at Lichfield District Council, but as yet I have not had a response … Continue reading

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A memorial to the beam engines…

What I am quite chuffed about is. In this arena, its seems to have taken on a different prospective and meaning. To explain more, I think that a good historical article informs, elicits questions and changes the way you think … Continue reading

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