Staffordshire news and blogs Sunday 24 May 2015
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Ceremony sees new names of the Fallen dedicated at NMA near… 

24 May

THE annual event to dedicate the names of those killed on duty the previous year has taken place at the National Memorial Arboretum.


Reports of accident on Glascote Road, Tamworth – police and… 

24 May

EMERGENCY services were in attendance at Glascote Road today (Sunday) following unconfirmed reports that a pedestrian had been in collision with a car.


​Lichfield councillor elected as new Staffordshire County Council… 

24 May

A LICHFIELD councillor has been elected as the new chairman of Staffordshire County Council.


Herald History: Crowd turns on a German-run Tamworth shop 

24 May

IT WAS May 1915 and repercussions from the horrors of World War One were reverberating in Tamworth.


Top comic signs up in support of We Love Lichfield Fund 

24 May

COMEDIAN Tim Vine is the latest celebrity to support local good causes by signing the We Love Lichfield t-shirt.


Former Lichfield panto star through in Britain’s Got Talent 

24 May

Eagle-eyed theatre-goers will have spotted a former Lichfield panto star making the live semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent.


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24 May

Here is the Bower story:A Lichfield girl the first in five years will be crowned Queen of the Bower by the Mayor of Lichfield on Whit Monday.


22 adventure sports in Birmingham and beyond – try if you dare! 

24 May

There are plenty of adventure sports to try out in Birmingham and beyond this half term or even for a Father's Day treat...


Dying for cuppa and chat at Death Café in Tamworth 

24 May

SHOPPERS and students in Tamworth town centre dropped in to a street caf this week to talk about death.


Doreen Tipton: I’ll fight Katie Hopkins and Charlotte Church 

23 May

Lazy Cow prepared to slug it out in the boxing ring with rivals...


M42 fire drama as van bursts into flames 

23 May

Callers alert emergency services after spotting the scene as they pass by...


New play area near Lichfield opens 

23 May

YOUNG residents have been invited to explore a new play area in Armitage.


‘Disbelief’ as county says no to replacing school lollipop lady 

23 May

A TAMWORTH parent has branded Staffordshire County Council's plans to not replace a soon-to-retire lollipop lady as 'negligent'.


Lichfield estate agents Bill Tandy backs young cricketers 

23 May

JUNIORS at Kings Bromley Cricket Club have secured sponsorship from estate agents Bill Tandy and Co.


​Lichfield and Burntwood scrap metal dealer fined 

23 May

A MAN has been prosecuted for operating as a scrap metal dealer in Lichfield and Burntwood without having the appropriate licence.


It’s a bike bonanza at The Willows School thanks to Halfords 

23 May

THE Willows Primary School in Lichfield wishes to say a big thank you to the city's Halfords branch for supplying 20 BMX bikes and 26 helmets at a heavily discounted price.


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Blogs

Walsall player 354. Dean Thomas John Holden 

23 May

Dean Thomas John Holden (born 15 September 1979) is an English football player, currently First Team Coach at Oldham Athletic.


BEECHDALE- Three Men In A Boat. 

22 May

HERE’S AN ITEM FROM TODAYS ISSUE OF THE NOIZE.


Tame Adventures 

22 May

The Spring Bank Holiday weekend is almost upon us which means it’s Bower time again! If you’re a Lichfeldian, the Greenhill Bower needs no introduction.


Walsall player 353. Ken Hodgkisson 

21 May

Ken Hodgkisson (born 12 March 1933 in West Bromwich, England) is an English footballer who played primarily for Walsall.


Getting out and meeting new people 

21 May

It’s been a fascinating two and a half weeks since arriving.


Had to publish this! 

20 May

This afternoon I had decided that the wallpaper up the stairs and landing, would have to be changed after all the work I have been doing in the Living room.


Walsall player 352. John Hodge 

20 May

John Hodge (born 1 April 1969 in Ormskirk, England) is a right winger who earned cult status at Gillingham.


New App Launches Making Council Services Available on the Move 

20 May

People looking to access council services whilst on the move can now do so on a brand new App.


Tales from the Walsall Coroner: George Loake and the Butts Murder, 1911 

20 May

Aerial photo of the Butts pre-1935.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Up there, in my beautiful… 

24 May

Bank holiday weekend - which means that hot-air balloons are out in force in our skies.


Hair-pulling #disorder watched over five million times on #Youtube 

24 May

A selfie project documenting a young woman’s battle with a hair-pulling disorder has been watched over five million times on YouTube.


Wordless – Geese and Goslings 

24 May

Geese and Goslings – TP Linked up with Silent Sunday...


What I wear – April Looks 

24 May

Today I am taking a look back at some of the outfits I wore during the month of April.


Ifs, buts and maybes. 

24 May

Working through a weeks photos there are always the goodies you can't wait to publish, the majority of out of focus rejects and a couple that get you reaching for the reference books.


Dear person reading this … 

24 May

Dear person reading this, I hope your day has been going well, if not, I hope it gets better You are an amazing person who will inspire others to do great things so keep up the hard work.


Ireland The 1st country to legalize marriage equality by popular vote 

24 May

The 1st country to legalize marriage equality by popular vote, but they won’t be the last! What an incredible accomplishment Irish voters have decisively voted in favour of marriage equality, making Ireland the first country to do so through ...


Night Prayer (Compline) on the eve of Pentecost 

24 May

The Lord almighty grant us a quiet night and a perfect end.


Truprint offer something a little different for choosy dads 

24 May

Father’s day is now just a month away, and so this is the perfect time to think about what you are going to get for that very special person in your life.


Local Surprises 

23 May

The first surprise, well not really a surprise as I knew the proposed date of this event, but the surprise was in the fact that this time the promised date delivered the goods ...


#365daysofpolitics day 16: Unlocking Magna Carta 

23 May

Yesterday I drove to Nottingham University to take part in a discussion about politics in the digital age.


Called? Back from Conference (and it’s not ‘Yes’) 

23 May

One of the most consistent things to come out of my conversations regarding those who have been to a selection conference is: 'Please don't just ignore us!' I have encountered a few (well eight to be exact) people who felt that the message, 'Go away ...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Sport

IN PICTURE: Tamworth Junior League Finals Day 

24 May

Gallery created by Tamworth Herald...


Tamworth FC new boy Danny delighted to link up with Morrell 

24 May

DANNY Newton says the chance to work with Andy Morrell was too good to turn down.


Wyrley Boys Development Centre 

23 May

The Club’s Boys’ Development Centre – sponsored by FCL Global – is going from strength to strength, with 27 boys attending today with quite a few on holiday too.


Bolehall Swifts star striker Yonwin quits for Highgate 

23 May

Bolehall Swifts have been rocked by a second setback in a week after the departure of striker Dave Yonwin.


Tamworth FC boss Andy has been ‘a breath of fresh air’ -… 

23 May

LAMBS chairman Bob Andrews this week hailed the work done by manager Andy Morrell since taking over at the club, admitting: He's been a breath of fresh air.


Taylor commits future to Tamworth FC 

22 May

Connor Taylor has committed his future to Tamworth for the 2015-16 campaign.


Tamworth CC skipper takes the positives from defeat 

22 May

TAMWORTH CC First XI skipper Ben Maddox was left feeling pleased with what he witnessed from his team despite them slipping to a first defeat of the season on Saturday against Penkridge.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

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.


Liberty unveils £38m industrial development 

20 May

A £38m development site with consent to deliver industrial and warehouse units in the West Midlands has been unveiled by Liberty Property Trust.


MP’s delight after council agrees to think again on street advertising 

20 May

Lichfield’s MP says he is “delighted” that Lichfield District Council has agreed to re-examine the way it approves street advertising in the city centre.


Lichfield bank hosts cake sale to raise funds for Violets in Bloom charity 

19 May

The cakes on sale in the Lichfield branch of TSB in aid of Violets in Bloom Staff at a Lichfield bank have been doing their best Mary Berry impressions to raise money for charity.


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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