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FA Cup Final: Aston Villa fans soak up atmosphere outside Wembley… 

30 May

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FA Cup Final: Aston Villa fans get in the spirit ahead of cup… 

30 May

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FA Cup Final: Aston Villa fans line-up outside Wembley ahead of… 

30 May

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Aston Villa fans and footballers take to social media for FA Cup… 

30 May

We're a couple of hours away from kick off at Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup final, which will see either Aston Villa or Arsenal snatch the glory.


Deadly Brazillian spider found in Tamworth 

30 May

Wandering arachnid believed to be the largest seen in UK...


Aston Villa fans head to Wembley for FA Cup final 

30 May

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Lichfield woman says car crash saved her life by exposing rare… 

30 May

A MUM who was involved in a traumatic car crash while pregnant says the incident SAVED her life after scans showed she had a rare form of cancer.


Prince Harry to attend National Memorial Arboretum dedication service 

30 May

Prince Harry is set to attend a dedication service for the Bastion Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.


Co-op splashes the cash for Lichfield playgroup 

30 May

A LICHFIELD playgroup is to splash out on a paddling pool and a new set of toys, thanks to a generous donation from the Tamworth Co-operative Society.


Tamworth’s potholes need addressing, says resident 

30 May

A GLASCOTE resident is demanding that Staffordshire County Council step up their attempts to fix 'pesky' potholes.


​Prince Harry to attend Bastion Memorial service at NMA near… 

30 May

PRINCE Harry will attend the dedication of a memorial to honour those who lost their lives during combat in Afghanistan later this month.


Commendation for former firefighter who rescued elderly Chase Terrace couple 

30 May

A former firefighter is set to receive a commendation after helping to save an elderly couple from a house fire.


Charities chosen by new chair of Burntwood Town Council 

30 May

Cllr Pam Stokes The new chair of Burntwood Town Council has confirmed her chosen charities for the year.


Armitage Allotment Association to hold plant sale 

30 May

Green-fingered bargain hunters will be in their element at a plant sale in Armitage.


Pam is new chair of Burntwood Town Council 

30 May

COUNCILLOR Pam Stokes has been elected to serve as chairman of Burntwood Town Council for 2015/16.


Community rallies round to offer prizes for Tamworth Forever… 

30 May

HUNDREDS of pounds worth of prizes have been kindly donated for the upcoming Tamworth Forever raffle.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Restoring a canal – a new challenge 

30 May

I always receive a really positive response when featuring articles by Christine Howles on behalf of the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust here on the blog, which aim to support and assist this great local canal restoration project.


UKIP upbeat for the future after open meeting in Lichfield 

29 May

UKIP say their first post-election meeting in Lichfield has given them real hope for the future.


Lichfield Waterworks Trust – May public meeting tonight! 

28 May

Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that tonight (Thursday 28th May 2015) there is a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, formerly the ...


New councillor ready to fight for Fazeley residents 

28 May

Olivia Joy Shepherd is determined to keep all of her promises to Fazeley residents, following her election as a Conservative councillor.


Walsall player 358 Lee Daniel Holmes 

27 May

Lee Daniel Holmes (born 2 April 1987) is an English footballer who plays as a left winger for Exeter City on loan fromPreston North End.


Police hunt for missing Walsall girl Alice Tierney 

26 May

If you see this missing young woman, please tell the police.


Walsall player 357. Arthur Hollins 

26 May

Arthur Hollins was an English professional footballer who played at centre-forward for Southampton between 1914 and 1915.


The Words and the Bees 

26 May

I had an hour to kill down in Lichfield and it suddenly occurred to me that I’d never looked to see if there was any graffiti, medieval or otherwise, on or in Lichfield Cathedral.


Walsall player 356. David Gary Holdsworth 

25 May

David Gary Holdsworth (born 8 November 1968) is an English former professional footballer turned manager.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

#365daysofpolitics day 23: close 

30 May

Last night I finished off the seats data for the general election.


These dogs are ready for anything! 

30 May

These three little brothers are all looking very smart after their pamper today, from the left Toby, Milo and Oscar...


#365daysofpolitics day 22: data! 

29 May

Finally, I think I got the seats data for the 2015 general election sorted out! I worked on it yesterday so tonight (day 23) I need to test it and make sure it’s validating properly.


Summer Sample Sale 

29 May

One day Sale alert !!! On the 4th of July, We will be saying goodbye to some stunning sample dresses from designers such as Naomi Neoh, Augusta Jones, Maria Senvo Lyn Ashworth.


Blog Post: This weeks recent highlights – chicks a plenty 

29 May

The reserve is brimming with the sound of young birds at the moment.


Alfie the Miniature Poodle has a makeover 

29 May

Alfie is a young miniature poodle who has been coming to us since he was about 12 weeks old, we also groom his older brother Benjy.


City of Lichfield Concert Band to play free outdoor concerts 

29 May

It’s almost time to strike up the band in Lichfield’s Museum Gardens.


Jodie Prenger to star in Tell Me on a Sunday at the Lichfield Garrick 

29 May

Tickets have gone on sale for Tell Me on a Sunday at the Lichfield Garrick.


Tour de Lichfield this Sunday 

29 May

The May Cycle Rides For All takes place this Sunday.


Morning Prayer – 29 May 15 

29 May

Psalm 142 I cry aloud to the Lord;to the Lord I make my supplication.


#365daysofpolitics day 21: the great divide 

28 May

Yesterday I started to read The Great Divide by Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz .


How to Protect & Clean Leather Sofas 

28 May

Leather sofas can be an incredible centre piece for your living room: they add an irresistible element of luxury to any environment.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Sport

Sunday team play the game as it should be played! 

30 May

Some more good news! Our Sunday team picked up the Cannock Chase League Division 1 Fair Play award last night and Joint Manager, Andy Clayton, also picked up the Sportsman Award.


Tamworth Tigers prepare for change in format 

29 May

TAMWORTH CC skipper Ben Maddox has admitted that he will have to be more tactically aware in their upcoming fixtures due to a change in league rules.


Tamworth FC urge fans to take up early bird season ticket offer 

29 May

Tamworth FC fans can take advantage of the club's early-bird season ticket prices.


Lambs striker Jackson waits to see what the future holds 

29 May

KAYDEN Jackson this week admitted that whatever his future holds, Lambs manager Andy Morrell has been a huge influence on him.


Six years of hard work – but now Alrewas Tennis Club dream is a reality 

29 May

Six years of hard work in a small community will come to fruition this weekend as Alrewas Tennis Club celebrates its official opening.


Chasetown FC looking for new manager after departure of Marcus Law 

29 May

Marcus Law Chasetown FC are on the lookout for their third manager of the year.


Marcus Law quits Chasetown for Kettering Town after just four… 

29 May

Marcus Law has quit Chasetown after just four months in charge.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

Rocks & Co moves to Birmingham with new Digbeth studio 

29 May

The biggest e-commerce jewellery company in Europe, which has broadcast to 19.5 million viewers in the past seven years, is moving to Fazeley Studios...


Councillor hopes new McDonald’s will spark Burntwood business boom 

27 May

A councillor says plans she hopes McDonald’s will be the “first of many” new businesses to come to Burntwood.


Software firm grants directors new share options 

22 May

STAFFORDSHIRE back office optimisation software supplier, eg solutions, has agreed new share options to its directors.


Businesses keen to take the lead in £1million Lichfield project 

22 May

Businesses aiming to launch a £1million investment into Lichfield say the are finally having the chance to take a greater stake in the future of the city centre.


Business growth key to future of Lichfield and Burntwood, says council leader 

22 May

The leader of Lichfield District Council says developing a greater link with local businesses is one of the key targets for the local authority.


Free city centre wi-fi planned in bid to boost Lichfield businesses 

21 May

Shoppers could get access to free wi-fi across Lichfield city centre if businesses back a new proposal.


Cannock conwoman pays back £85k she embezzled from firm 

21 May

A Cannock based business which was conned out of more than £85,000 by a former worker has finally been repaid all of the money following an eight-year wait.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Staffordshire at Westminster »

Backbench Business – Valedictory Debate | Elections for Positions in the House | Commons debates 

26 Mar

In the short time available, I want to take the opportunity to thank all the people who have made standing here, in this cockpit of the nation, possible for a humble lad from Birmingham.


Backbench Business – Valedictory Debate | Elections for Positions in the House | Commons debates 

26 Mar

In the short time available, I want to take the opportunity to thank all the people who have made standing here, in this cockpit of the nation, possible for a humble lad from Birmingham.


Procedure of the House | Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March) (No. 2) | Commons debates 

26 Mar

Will my right hon.


Procedure of the House | Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March) (No. 2) | Commons debates 

26 Mar

Will my right hon.


Basic Maths and English Skills | Oral Answers to Questions – Business, Innovation and Skills | Commons debates 

26 Mar

What discussions does my hon.


Basic Maths and English Skills | Oral Answers to Questions – Business, Innovation and Skills | Commons debates 

26 Mar

What discussions does my hon.


High Speed 2 | Westminster Hall debates 

25 Mar

The right hon.


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