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Lots more exciting outdoor events still to come this year 

2 Sep

SUMMER might be coming to an end, but there are still lots more exciting outdoor events taking place right up until the end of the year.


Former West Brom striker Delroy Facey charged over match-fixing conspiracy 

2 Sep

Delroy Facey was not required to enter a plea during a two-minute hearing at Cannock Magistrates' Court in Staffordshire...


Arson horror in quiet Polesworth street 

2 Sep

ARSONISTS who went on the rampage in a quiet Polesworth street set fire to the home of an elderly lady and caused hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage to property and vehicles.


Photography club members get creative for St Giles Hospice 

2 Sep

Members of a local photography club have been showcasing their talents to raise money for St Giles Hospice.


Pictures: Baby, there’s nothing like a mudbath! 

2 Sep

Tiny elephant named after Birmingham cancer campaigner Stephen Sutton enjoys the rain at West Midland Safari Park...


Birmingham suspect’s attempt to hoodwink police backfires – as his alias was wanted for assault 

2 Sep

Handsworth man wanted over hit-and-run in Cannock Road claims to be his brother after loitering near ATM...


Man posed as brother to avoid arrest – but sibling is wanted for assault 

2 Sep

A man found loitering near cash points tried dodging arrest by giving officers his brother’s personal details - but failed to realise his sibling was wanted by police for assault.


Vandal in town centre window-smashing spree is jailed 

2 Sep

A vandal who went on a window-smashing spree in Cannock town centre has been jailed for a total of 10 months.


Lichfield Festival confirms appointment of new artistic director 

2 Sep

Lichfield Festival has appointed a new artistic director Sonia Stevenson.


Grandchildren to play for free at Lichfield golf course 

2 Sep

Grandparents and their grandchildren are being given the chance to get in the swing with a golf offer in Lichfield.


Thousands turn out to enjoy tastes of the Lichfield Food Festival 

2 Sep

Thousands turned out to enjoy the tastes of the third Lichfield Food Festival at the weekend.


Early morning Polesworth arson attacks 

1 Sep

An elderly woman was amongst those that had to be rescued from her smoke-filled home when arsonists went on the rampage in Polesworth during the early hours of today.


Cars Behind Bars stretches to 10km 

1 Sep

A total of 2,500 vehicles have been seized in a landmark crackdown on car insurance dodgers in Staffordshire – enough to stretch to 10,000 metres if placed end to end.


Lee Rigby remembered at National Memorial Arboretum service 

1 Sep

Fusilier Lee Rigby was one of the 17 British servicemen and women who have today been remembered in a special service at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas.


Line dancers to strut their stuff in the Castle Grounds 

1 Sep

Yeehaw – pull on your cowboy boots and Stetsons and mosey on down to the Castle Grounds for the return of the hugely popular Stars Stripes line dancing event.


Lichfield engineer Liam is a top apprentice 

1 Sep

A YOUNG Lichfield engineer has been presented with an award recognising his excellence as an apprentice.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Fashion blog by Ruth Emmerson: ​University – the fashion… 

2 Sep

Starting university can be stressful to say the least.


Tamworth Labour group leader Simon Peaple: Use HS2 cash for long… 

2 Sep

In 1931, the National Grid was completed and brought huge benefits to the country as it tried to recover during the Great Depression.


MP HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLIER DIAGNOSIS TO IMPROVE CANCER SURVIVAL RATES 

2 Sep

Aidan has highlighted the importance of improving earlier cancer diagnosis as a means of increasing one-year cancer survival.


Socialists and the origins of Labour 

1 Sep

Here is the other article to go with the previous article concerning Socialism and The Labour Party.


I’m bringing back socialism 

1 Sep

I’m bringing back socialism’ Miliband’s boast as he unveils plan to increase minimum wage and tax the rich more Read more: http://www.


Wine Making Month! 

1 Sep

Well, it's a long time since I posted anything on this blog or The Book Trunk.


Did you see a crash on the M6 Sat 16th August? 

1 Sep

Police appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on the M6 in Staffordshire on Saturday 16 August.


Witnesses sought after thefts of Land Rover parts across the area 

1 Sep

Staffordshire Police appealing for witnesses after a spate of thefts of Land Rover parts across South Staffordshire.


Back to school 

1 Sep

So it’s back to school for many of Staffordshire’s children this week and I’m guessing that many of you with school age children will be ironing labels onto school uniforms, buying new stationery and generally looking forward to the end of the ...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Reviewed – PaddlePak by Trunki 

2 Sep

I have been a fan of the Trunki brand ever since I saw the first little suitcase on wheels.


JDRF – Improving Lives Curing Type 1 Diabetes 

2 Sep

JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity, improving lives until they find the cure but are totally focused on type 1 diabetes, and itsrun by people with type 1, for people with type 1.


City music fans set to enjoy free Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park 

2 Sep

The final touches are being put on preparations for the Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park.


Award-winning ales on offer at Lichfield Arts Beer Festival 

2 Sep

A treat is being brewed up for Lichfield beer aficionados.


Well Clever! 

2 Sep

It’s very easy to forget what Oxfam is all about, but there’s a lot more to the organisation than a string of charity shops and groups of fundraisers.


Lichfield Festival confirms appointment of new artistic director 

2 Sep

Lichfield Festival has appointed a new artistic director Sonia Stevenson.


Thousands turn out to enjoy tastes of the Lichfield Food Festival 

2 Sep

Thousands turned out to enjoy the tastes of the third Lichfield Food Festival at the weekend.


Morning Prayer – September 2 

2 Sep

The Martyrs of Papua New Guinea, 1901 and 1942 Psalm 87 His foundation is on the holy mountains.


Wallis new season – dresses with sleeves! 

2 Sep

Today’s post is a continuation of the look towards the new season ranges that are now hitting stores and websites.


Draycote Water, Warks. 

1 Sep

Monday 1st September 2014 Can you believe its September already, my Grandson's first day at school.


Chasewater Railway Gala – Next Weekend – September 6th & 7th 

1 Sep

Next Weekend – September 6th 7th Beyer Peacock No.1827 and the home fleet...


Classic Streamliners – ‘Route of the Florida Sunbeam’ & The City of Los Angeles 

1 Sep

Classic Streamliners ‘Route of the Florida Sunbeam’ THE FLORIDA SUNBEAM was operated by the New York Central System, the Southern Railway System, and the Seaboard Airline Railroad.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Sport

IN PICTURES: Coleshill Town 2 Bromsgrove Sporting 2 

2 Sep

Gallery created by Tamworth Herald...


Ladies (and girls) Coaching at Curborough 

2 Sep

Ladies only cycle coaching at Curborough sprint track starting on 15 th September 6.30 till dark.


Staffordshire FA Charter Standard Festival 2014 

2 Sep

The Staffordshire FA Charter Standard Festival took place on Saturday 16th August 2014 at St.


Grandchildren to play for free at Lichfield golf course 

2 Sep

Grandparents and their grandchildren are being given the chance to get in the swing with a golf offer in Lichfield.


Tamworth FC boss Belford in positivity call 

1 Sep

Tamworth FC boss Dale Belford accepts the Lambs need to start turning draws into wins as soon as possible if they are to mount a Conference North challenge.


Mountain Bike Dolomiti 

1 Sep

A family holiday taking bikes to Cortina d’Ampezzo brought an unexpected day pass for a big ride whilst Holly and Cath had a day relaxing with books, shopping and ‘Going Ape’ Strangely my back issues didn’t figure in my thoughts on planning...


Tamworth FC boss is puzzled by Vidal ruling 

1 Sep

Tamworth FC boss Dale Belford says he is perplexed by the fact that the Lambs were unable to hand new signing Javan Vidal his debut at Hyde on Saturday.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

Lichfield cutlery firm set for end of summer sale 

29 Aug

Lichfield cutlery firm Arthur Price are set to launch their end of summer sale.


New business alerts initiative bidding to beat the criminals 

29 Aug

A new initiative is hoping to help businesses in Lichfield and Burntwood avoid being targeted by criminals.


Busy Bees acquires pre-school nursery 

28 Aug

BURNTWOOD-based nursery group Busy Bees has bought Bitteswell Montessori, located on Hall Lane in Bitteswell, Leicestershire.


Sports Direct store to open in Cannock 

25 Aug

A new discount sports store is opening on a retail park in Cannock, creating 16 jobs.


Empty Lichfield pub to reopen with new name 

20 Aug

A disused Lichfield pub is set to reopen under a new name.


Vehicle hire firm with Midlands branches to offer customer service NVQs 

19 Aug

NORTHGATE Vehicle Hire, which has branches in Kidderminster, Cannock, Birmingham and Stoke, has announced plans to upskill its employees by offering an NVQ course in customer service to anyone who joins the company.


Historic pub near Lichfield reopens after restoration 

18 Aug

Staff celebrating the re-opening of the Red Lion, Longdon Green An historic pub near Lichfield has reopened its doors.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Staffordshire at Westminster »

Points of Order | Commons debates 

1 Sep

Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker.


Bilateral EU Free Trade Agreements | Oral Answers to Questions – Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates 

22 Jul

I am grateful for that answer, although I think it is unfortunate that because of our membership of the European Union, we cannot enter into bilateral agreements ourselves.


Bilateral EU Free Trade Agreements | Oral Answers to Questions – Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates 

22 Jul

I am grateful for that answer, although I think it is unfortunate that because of our membership of the European Union, we cannot enter into bilateral agreements ourselves.


Bilateral EU Free Trade Agreements | Oral Answers to Questions – Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates 

22 Jul

I am grateful for that answer, although I think it is unfortunate that because of our membership of the European Union, we cannot enter into bilateral agreements ourselves.


Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

21 Jul

Although President Poroshenko has announced a 40-km cordon around the MH17 crash site, reports from Donetsk over the weekend suggest that the fighting, far from diminishing, has increased.


Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

21 Jul

Although President Poroshenko has announced a 40-km cordon around the MH17 crash site, reports from Donetsk over the weekend suggest that the fighting, far from diminishing, has increased.


Business of the House | Commons debates 

17 Jul

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