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News

Calf rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in 5ft hole in… 

29 Sep

FIRE crews were called out to rescue a calf that had fallen into a hole in Tamworth.


Police appeal after Tamworth home raid 

29 Sep

OFFICERS are appealing for information after burglar's raid a Tamworth home making off with cash and more.


Fight to save ‘vital’ Burntwood to Lichfield bus service 

29 Sep

THE battle is on to save a vital Burntwood to Lichfield bus service, which has been axed to help secure other routes.


Male and Female arrested for violent assault now released by police 

28 Sep

POLICE have confirmed that the 15-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy that were arrested in relation to the violent assault in Amington on Monday have been released on bail pending further enquiries.


Teenagers bailed over viral attack video 

28 Sep

Two teenagers arrested in connection with a viral video of a Tamworth schoolgirl being attacked, have been released on bail, pending further inquiries.


PICTURES: City parade as Freedom of Lichfield given to DMS… 

28 Sep

LICHFIELD turned out to honour Defence Medical Services Whittington today (Wednesday, September 28), conferring the Freedom of the City.


Bicester Village-style Mill Green Designer outlet village in… 

28 Sep

PLANS for a new designer outlet village in Cannock have moved a step closer after the proposals were approved by planners.


PICTURES: City parade as Freedom of The City given to DMS… 

28 Sep

LICHFIELD turned out to honour Defence Medical Services Whittington today (Wednesday, September 28), conferring the Freedom of the City.


Burglars steal cash from home in New Street, Chasetown in… 

28 Sep

BRAZEN burglars have broken into a Burntwood property using a ladder.


WW1 fundraising concert will feature new song for Tamworth  

28 Sep

CHOIRS, performers and a poet from the Tamworth area will be coming together to stage a special fundraising memorial concert in St Editha’s Church to mark the centenary of World War One.


Motorcyclist airlifted following Tamworth collision 

28 Sep

A COLLISION between a motorbike and a car left one man needing a flight in an air ambulance yesterday.


Second arrest after violent assault 

28 Sep

POLICE have stated that they have now made a second arrest in relation to a violent attack on a 13-year-old girl in Amington.


Chances to win as Macmillan Coffee Morning returns to Ankerside  

28 Sep

PEOPLE from across Tamworth are in with the chance of winning some fantastic prizes whilst donating to charity, as Macmillan Coffee Morning returns to Ankerside Shopping Centre on 1 October, starting at 11am until 4pm.


Police arrest violent attacker from viral video 

28 Sep

STAFFORDSHIRE police have confirmed that an arrest has been made in relation to an assault which occurred in Amington on Monday, 26 September.


Further arrest made in relation to brutal attack on Tamworth… 

28 Sep

POLICE have confirmed that another person has been arrested in relation to the sickening viral video of a Tamworth schoolgirl being attacked.


Jack-knifed lorry spills 100 litres of diesel on A5 near Tamworth 

28 Sep

MOTORISTS are being warned of delays after a lorry jack-knifed and spilled around 100 litres of diesel on the carriageway near Tamworth today (Wednesday, September 28).


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Blogs

Deer water chase at Chasewater… 

28 Sep

You'll remember a few days ago I cautioned local folk - especially dog walkers - to beware of the deer at the moment as the rut was getting underway, and they'd be a whole lot less tolerant as the hormones did their thing - well, I wasn't wrong - as ...


Lichfield Waterworks Trust – September 2016 public meeting this Thursday 

28 Sep

Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (29th September 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...


Walsall Player 176. Ally Brown 

26 Sep

Alistair “Ally” Brown (born 12 April 1951) is a Scottish former football player who played as a striker.


Walsall Player 175. Des Bremner 

26 Sep

Desmond George Bremner (born 7 September 1952) is a Scottish former professional football midfielder.


Walsall Player 174. David Bevan 

26 Sep

David Bevan (born June 24, 1989) is an Irish footballer who plays for Rushden Dimonds as a goalkeeper.


Partnership and Public Health 

26 Sep

You can tell that summer is well and truly over, as the diary is crammed with unmissable events and not enough time between them.


Tamworth Sees Business Boom 

26 Sep

Christopher yesterday welcomed figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that show the number of people in work in the West Midlands has risen by 184,000 since 2010.


Cheslyn Hay Newsletter – 25th September 2016 

25 Sep

ANNUAL EXHIBITION  Next Saturday, 1st October at the Pinfold Lane Village Hall from 10am – 4pm, free admission.


Stuck in a rut – dog walkers and ramblers beware! 

25 Sep

This is just a quick note to warn people given to exploring the open spaces of the area that over the next 8-10 weeks or so the deer population will be getting amorous - it's rutting time for our large brown friends, and that means one thing: the ...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Benefits and Employment Allowance – Find out what you are entitled to. 

29 Sep

We constantly hear about Benefit Britain, and how the amount of benefits claimed are now a major drain on the country and the economy, but there are actually many people who do not claim a penny of what they are entitled to.


Morning Prayer – Thursday 29 September 2016 

29 Sep

Michael and All Angels Psalm 34 I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall ever be in my mouth.


Fashion and Shopping history – The Hodson Shop Collection 

28 Sep

The Hodson shop collection is a slice of shopping history and a story worthy of a book.


Mini Stars Beaded Charm Bracelet in Sterling Silver 

28 Sep

In recent years Sterling Silver has grown in popularity when it comes to jewellery.


New sculpture goes on display at the Lichfield Garrick 

28 Sep

A new artwork has gone on display at the Lichfield Garrick.


UK (lack of) health care 

28 Sep

Having been admitted to hospital for something potentially extremely serious the patient found themself discharged with a bottle of opioids and a letter to their GP saying that the patient needs an MRI scan but they (the hospital) can't afford to do ...


Morning Prayer – Wednesday 28 September 2016 

28 Sep

Ember Day Psalm 119.105-128 Your word is a lantern to my feet and a light upon my path.


Sandwich Tern at Draycote Water 

27 Sep

Tuesday 27th September 2016 Started the day at Brandon Marsh, which was very quiet with all the hides deserted.


Working from Home – it’s good and it’s bad points. 

27 Sep

Most people would find the idea of working from home a complete dream.


Reviewed – Dead Sheep at the Birmingham Rep 

27 Sep

“Being savaged by Geoffrey Howe is like being savaged by a dead sheep.


Morning Prayer – Tuesday 27 September 2016 

27 Sep

Vincent de Paul, Founder of the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists), 1660 Psalm 87 His foundation is on the holy mountains.


Luc Belaire and Ben Eine Collaboration at Selfridges Birmingham 

26 Sep

I love a good collaboration, and when it involves a cool street artist and a French premium wine brand, so much the better.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Sport

Office Closure – Staff Training 

29 Sep

During the hours of 14.00 - 16.30 on Thursday 29th October, and 10.30 - 14.00 on Friday 30th October, the Staffordshire FA Offices will be closed for staff training.


Restart a Heart 

29 Sep

The Club is taking part in the national Restart a Heart Campaign on October 18th at the clubhouse.


World Masters MTBO 2016 – Lithuania 

29 Sep

This month 5 years ago I ended my burst of late 30s fitness jumping off a garage roof in Russia at the World Cup MTBO final in the sprint.


Tamworth FC: Andrews plans New Year contract talks 

29 Sep

LAMBS chairman Bob Andrews will hold talks with Andy Morrell over a fresh deal in the new year.


Wigan Athletic striker can become a Premier League star, says… 

28 Sep

FORMER Lamb Kaiyne Woolery has all the attributes to make it as a Premier League player, claims the manager who bought him to Tamworth FC.


Coleshill Town: Casey hails keeper Hathaway as ‘one of the best… 

28 Sep

COLESHILL Town keeper Paul Hathaway has been described as one of the best in the league after a stunning save secured all three points for his side last weekend.


5th 100 Club member 

28 Sep

We are pleased to announce the fifth member of our 100 club – a group of businesses and individuals who, for £100, will have their business or personal details pinned to this page and on our website for 4 days.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

Water treatment firm bought to increase UK pipeline 

27 Sep

TAMWORTH-BASED Trident Environmental Services has been bought by Merseyside water treatment company Brodex for an undisclosed sum.


New partnership aims to attract more visitors and boost Lichfield’s economy by £46million 

26 Sep

A new partnership aiming to boost the Lichfield economy by £46million has been launched.


CBeebies TV show goes behind the scenes of Armitage Shanks factory to see how toilets are made 

22 Sep

A TV programme has gone behind the doors of the UK’s only remaining toilet making factory.


Lichfield business to host Macmillan Coffee Morning fundraiser 

21 Sep

A Macmillan Coffee Morning fundraiser will be taking place at a Lichfield business.


Golf course to be redesigned – as HS2 line ploughs right through it 

20 Sep

The future of Whittington Heath Golf Club has been preserved despite new high-speed rail line cutting a swathe through eight acres of its course...


Busy Bees confirms takeover of Scottish nursery 

20 Sep

A national nursery company founded in Lichfield has continued its expansion.


27,000 jobs lost if HS2 cancelled warns rail industry 

19 Sep

Thousands of building, engineering, design and construction jobs will be created on the HS2 line during the first three years...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Staffordshire at Westminster »

Enterprise Zones | Oral Answers to Questions – Treasury | Commons debates 

21 Jul

My right hon.


Compulsory Purchase: Capital Gains Tax | HM Treasury | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on reform of capital gains tax in relation to compulsory purchase.


NHS Reform | Business of the House | Commons debates 

16 Jul

We in Staffordshire know better than most what the denial machine that the Secretary of State referred to meant to local people, so I congratulate him on his commitment to transparency and consistency.


Ways and Means – Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – Amendment of the Law | Bill Presented – National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill | Commons debates 

14 Jul

The hon.


Ways and Means – Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – Amendment of the Law | Bill Presented – National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill | Commons debates 

14 Jul

The hon.


Petition – Closure of Fire Stations in South Staffordshire | Commons debates 

8 Jul

I rise to present a petition signed by 2,824 of my constituents who are backing my campaign to keep open the fire stations in Kinver, Brewood, Codsall and Bilbrook.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – International Development | Commons debates 

8 Jul

May I associate myself with the Prime Minister’s remarks about the families of the victims of Tunisia, particularly the family of my constituent, Sue Davey? In the past three years, unemployment in Tamworth has fallen faster than anywhere...


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