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Raymond Morris: Taxpayer funds funeral of Cannock Chase child killer 

24 Jan

Anger after Ministry of Justice used public funds to cremate evil paedophile who died in May 2013 - and even bought flowers...


Spooky Slender Men spotted in Cannock 

24 Jan

New paranormal probe into frightening figures seen in the Midlands...


Tamworth’s St George’s Day Extravaganza set to return in 2015 

24 Jan

EXCITING new events and the return of crowd-pleasing favourites are expected to attract more than 70,000 people to Tamworth during 2015.


Auditions for Tamworth Rotary’s Search for a Star begin tomorrow 

24 Jan

The stage is set for the people of Tamworth to strut their stuff in a bid to be crowned the 2015Search for a Star winner.


PCC Matthew Ellis to take part in live crime panel webcast 

24 Jan

Details about theStaffordshire Police and Crime Commisioner'sfive-year strategy for safer communities, which is setto impact Tamworth, will be revealed in a live webcast on Monday (January 26).


Council releases cash to help boost business in Burntwood 

24 Jan

AN AGREEMENT has been signed that gives the green light for thousands of pounds to be transferred from Lichfield District Council to Burntwood Business Community.


£1 ticket offer for children to watch Tamworth FC go for… 

24 Jan

Tamworth youngsters are being invited to watch The Lambs game this afternoon - for just 1!Tamworth FC is running a 'kids in for a quid' ticket offer for their match against Stalybridge Celtic today (January 24) for children under the age of 16 as ...


Drayton Manor boss pays tribute to much-loved Tamworth grandad 

24 Jan

A MUCH-LOVED great-grandad from Tamworth who died last week has been remembered by his family as 'calm, patient and caring'.


Married in 2014? Send us your photos for special free supplement 

24 Jan

Couples from Tamworth and North Warwickshire who tied the knot in 2014 are being invited to take part in our 'Married in 2014' picture feature just in time for Valentine's Day.


Tamworth singing star gearing up for national contest 

24 Jan

A Tamworth teenager is stepping into the spotlight today in the Open Mic UK grand final.


Lichfield photographers’ chilling Auschwitz images go on display 

24 Jan

A NEW exhibition at St Mary's Heritage Centre will showcase powerful black and white prints taken by two Lichfield photographers at Auschwitz/Birkenau.


Work begins to bring BMW and Mini to Tamworth’s Ventura Park 

24 Jan

BMW and MINI are on their way to Tamworth's Ventura Park.


Award ceremony recognises charity-minded Tamworth people 

24 Jan

Dedicated members of the Tamworth Branch of Lifeboats were honoured with service awards at a fund-raising event held at Drayton Manor Theme Park this week.


Elderly couple rescued from brook after being stranded in water for FIVE hours 

24 Jan

Pensioners treated in hospital after freezing ordeal in Great Wyrley...


Elderly couple rescued from brook after being stranded in water for FIVE hours 

24 Jan

Pensioners treated in hospital after freezing ordeal in Great Wyrley...


Fire campaign to boost safety in homes of older Tamworth… 

24 Jan

Firefighters and trained technicians will be boosting safety in the homes of older people across Tamworth next week as part of a high profile campaign.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Walsall player 178. David Louis “Dave” Massart 

24 Jan

David Louis “Dave” Massart (2 November 1919 – 1993) was an English professional footballer who scored 73 goals in 126 appearances in the Football League playing for Birmingham City, Walsall, Bury and Chesterfield.


Walsall player 177. David Allen Zdrilic 

24 Jan

David Allen Zdrilic (born 13 April 1974) is a Croatian Australian football player.


24th January 1965: Sir Winston Churchill Dies 

24 Jan

50 years ago today, Sir Winston Churchill died at the age of 90 with his wife Lady Clementine Churchill and other members of the family at his bedside at his London home at Hyde Park Gate.


Walsall player 176. Sofiene Zaaboub 

23 Jan

Sofiene Zaaboub (born 23 January 1983 in Montereau-Fault-Yonne) is a French-Algerian football player who currently plays for USM Annaba in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.


Walsall player 175. Trevor John Wood 

23 Jan

Trevor John Wood (born 3 November 1968) is a former Northern Ireland international football goalkeeper.


Walsall player 174. Thomas ‘Tommy’ Watson 

23 Jan

Thomas “Tommy” Watson (born Lesmahagow, 23 August 1943) is a Scottish former professional association football player.


Walsall player 173. Mark Stewart Watson 

23 Jan

Mark Stewart Watson (born 8 September 1970) is a former Canadian professional soccer player and current coach.


Walsall player 172. Wilfred “Wilf” Walsh 

22 Jan

Wilfred “Wilf” Walsh (born Pontlottyn, 29 July 1917, died 1977) was a Welsh footballer who played at outside right andinside forward.


Walsall player 171. David Joseph Walsh 

22 Jan

David Joseph Walsh (born 28 April 1923 in Waterford, Ireland), commonly referred to as Davy Walsh or Dave Walsh, is a former Irish footballer who played as a centre forward for, among others, Linfield, West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Comment on Recent Sightings and A Wintery Webs 

24 Jan

Brilliant read look forward to plenty more...


Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Primary School Resource 

24 Jan

Holocaust memorial day 2015 (27th January) comes on the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp - with this year's theme being: As usual I have created some resources for use with my school assemblies and...


Booking a grooming appointment with us – using the online booking system. 

24 Jan

When you first start bringing your dog to us to be groomed, you may not be aware of our online booking system which is super easy to use.


IBX Nail Repair System 

24 Jan

IBX is a  New Revolutionary  two-part system that acts as a  Protective Shield  for the natural nail under any Gel Polish Coating and can also be used as a  Natural Nail Strengthening System  to grow natural nails more readily on their own! ...


Morning Prayer, 24 January 15 

24 Jan

Francis de Sales, Bishop of Geneva, Teacher of the Faith, 1622 Seventh Day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Psalm 122 I was glad when they said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.


What is a matted coat, and what is the big deal? 

24 Jan

"The owner is probably not going to be happy: 1) they wanted their fluffy dog back and you clipped him short! 2) There are sores on his skin that 'weren't there' before! 3) He has been sulking since he got home, he must have had a dreadful time at ...


The Return of Mr Selfridge 

24 Jan

Sunday night sees the return of the rather delectable Jeremy Piven to our screens as the huge TV hit Mr Selfridge returns for its third series.


Comment on Recent Sightings and A Wintery Webs 

23 Jan

Great first blog #KateT .


Lanzarote, Ilas Canarias 

23 Jan

Friday 23rd January 2015 Just back from a short break in Lanzarote for a bit of Winter sun.


Blog Post: Recent Sightings and A Wintery Webs 

23 Jan

It was a beautiful icy morning while we were out doing our monthly WeBS count on Monday.


Naomi Neoh – Lily 

23 Jan

Our beautiful Lily from Naomi Neoh Atelier  is up for sale!!!! The dress is a sample from our lovely boutique and is a size 12, she is in fabulous condition and up for grabs at the amazing price of £1500.00! If you are a smaller size than our ...


The Antibiotic Awareness Campaign 

23 Jan

Antibiotics are important medicines for treating bacterial infections in both humans and animals.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Sport

Tamworth FC players delight in 12th straight league win 

24 Jan

Tamworth FC's players have been reacting on Twitter to the side's 4-1 win over Stalybridge Celtic.


Chasetown FC manager and former FA Cup hero Craig Harris sacked 

24 Jan

Chasetown Football Club have sacked manager Craig Harris in the wake of their 2-0 defeat at Coalville this afternoon.


Styche and Clarke at double as Tamworth FC win 12 in a row 

24 Jan

Tamworth FC 4 Stalybridge Celtic 1 Tamworth made it 12 league wins in a row with a dominant victory over Stalybridge.


£1 ticket offer for children to watch Tamworth FC go for… 

24 Jan

Tamworth youngsters are being invited to watch The Lambs game this afternoon - for just 1!Tamworth FC is running a 'kids in for a quid' ticket offer for their match against Stalybridge Celtic today (January 24) for children under the age of 16 as ...


U16s Lions after players 

24 Jan

Our Under 16s Lions are after a couple of defenders to complete their squad.


Tamworth FC can cope despite Preston blow – Fowler 

24 Jan

Tamworth FC assistant Mike Fowler admits losing centre back Dan Preston will be a massive blow for the Lambs.


Tamworth FC’s Mettam hopes to return as a ‘new signing’ 

24 Jan

LEON Mettam is hoping to come back to Tamworth firing on all cylinders after joining King's Lynn on loan for a month, writes Matt Panter.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

Cuadrilla fracking hopes dashed by council planners 

22 Jan

LICHFIELD fracking company Cuadrillas plans to explore for shale gas at two sites between Blackpool and Preston in Lancashire have suffered a major setback.


Landowners criticise government on HS2 compensation 

21 Jan

THE Country Landowners Association has challenged the Government over the rate of interest it pays on late compensation to businesses affected by major infrastructure projects such as HS2.


Lloyds Bank secures new partnership with Tamworth Borough Council 

21 Jan

Banking group has taken over all the facilities operated by the local authority as it strives to get more people using online services...


Lloyds concludes new banking deal with Staffordshire local authority 

20 Jan

LLOYDS Bank Commercial Banking has announced a new agreement with Tamworth Borough Council, which will see the provision of ongoing banking facilities across all of the local authoritys service...


Work on Lighthouse residential scheme in Birmingham city centre to start 

19 Jan

The development, named Lighthouse, is situated on the southern edge of the Masshouse Plaza plot, near the proposed Birmingham Cuzon Street HS2 station...


Work on Lighthouse residential scheme in Birmingham city centre to start 

19 Jan

The development, named Lighthouse, is situated on the southern edge of the Masshouse Plaza plot, near the proposed Birmingham Cuzon Street HS2 station...


DfT needs to learn from mistakes and not allow massive overspend on HS2 

16 Jan

THE Department for Transport should learn from previous mistakes and improve value for money on the delivery of major projects such as high speed rail.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Staffordshire at Westminster »

Topical Questions | Oral Answers to Questions – Transport | Commons debates 

22 Jan

I will meet the Minister of State, Department for Transport, my right hon.


Railway Improvements | Oral Answers to Questions – Transport | Commons debates 

22 Jan

I am grateful for that answer, but on the question of infrastructure, my constituents in Drayton Bassett are concerned by comments that have been made by the right hon.


Parliamentary Digital Service | Oral Answers to Questions – House of Commons Commission | Commons debates 

22 Jan

I am grateful for that answer—unlike the Carol Mills disaster, this appointment seems to be well made.


Railway Stations (Disabled Access) | Oral Answers to Questions – Transport | Commons debates 

22 Jan

I know that my right hon.


Dairy Industry | Oral Answers to Questions – Wales | Commons debates 

21 Jan

My right hon.


Dairy Industry | Oral Answers to Questions – Wales | Commons debates 

21 Jan

My right hon.


Travel Restrictions: USA | Home Office | Written Answers 

15 Jan

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will revoke the entry ban into the UK on the US broadcaster Michael Alan Weiner, also known as Michael Savage.


More Staffordshire at Westminster








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     on flickr 18 Oct 11
    Erasmus Darwin House on the corner of Beacon Street and The Close in Lichfield, Staffordshire is the former home of the English poet and physician Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of naturalist Charles Darwin





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