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070 number scam warning 

1 Apr

ACTION fraud has issued a warning over a scam where people are unwittingly tricked in to calling a premium rate number.


Planning chiefs reject proposal for new food kiosk at Chasetown FC 

1 Apr

Plans for a new food kiosk at Chasetown Football Club have been rejected.


Restaurant plan for Tamworth Castle 

1 Apr

The top floor of Tamworth Castle is set to be turned into a fine-dining restaurant, in exclusive plans revealed to the Herald today.


Call for Lichfield and Burntwood artists to submit works to Staffordshire exhibition 

1 Apr

Artists in Lichfield and Burntwood are being urged to put their work forward for an annual exhibition.


Arthur Price donates trophy for one of city bowling club’s oldest… 

1 Apr

CITY cutlery firm Arthur Price has pledged sponsorship to one of Lichfield Museum Bowling Club's oldest competitions.


Green Badge Guides celebrate 25 years of tours in Lichfield 

1 Apr

Experts are celebrating 25 years of showing people the sights of Lichfield.


Consultation on plans to charge developers new levy to fund local infrastructure 

1 Apr

People are being asked to have their say on a plan to charge developers a fee to help fund local infrastructure.


Hunt begins for escaped Ape! 

1 Apr

A HUNT is under way across Tamworth this morning after an Ape escaped from a vehicle it was being transported in.


VIP pheasant shooters from US pull plug on Lichfield trip – because they are BANNED from taking guns on plane 

1 Apr

Organisers claim loss of annual trip by US pheasant shooters to Swinfen Hall could cost Staffordshire economy £200K...


Tree falls on car in Belgrave 

31 Mar

HIGH winds have this evening caused a tree to fall on to a stationary vehicle in Irwell, Belgrave.


Fire service warns of the consequences of deliberate fire setting 

31 Mar

PARENTS are being urged to inform their children that they could face two years in prison or a fine of up to £5,000 if they deliberately set fires.


Two weeks to go for PCC People Power Fund bids 

31 Mar

GROUPS in Tamworth have just two weeks left to bid for money to help make their communities safer from the latest round of Police and Crime Commissioner’s People Power Funding.


Youngsters measure up for Tamworth Cadet unit 

31 Mar

TAMWORTH youngsters tried their uniforms on for size at the launch of the fourth Staffordshire Police Cadets unit last week (Thursday 26 March).


Lichfield mum takes on Race for Life after battling breast and… 

31 Mar

A LICHFIELD mum will take part in Cancer Research UK's Race for Life for the 10th time this year thanks to lifesaving treatment for both breast and lung cancer.


​Shadow Deputy Prime Minister Harriet Harman visits Tamworth town… 

31 Mar

Shadow Deputy Prime Minister Harriet Harman paid a visit to Tamworth recently, ahead of a few busy weeks on the political calendar.


Weoley Castle tree fall leaves man critically injured as high winds sweep across the city 

31 Mar

Motorist rushed to hospital after 40ft tree fell onto his car on Shenley Fields Road as city battered by high winds...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Walsall player 330. Ashley James Grimes 

31 Mar

Ashley James Grimes (born 9 December 1986) is an English footballer who plays for Walsall.


Tweet: Planning permission with @Lichfield_DC re new inve… 

31 Mar

Planning permission with @Lichfield_DC re new investigation centre of excellence for @StaffsPolice opp #Hedgehog Pub http://t.


UKIP candidate hoping for plenty of cheer on election night 

31 Mar

A pub owner says he hopes to deliver change when people in Lichfield and Burntwood go to the polls on May 7.


Walsall player 329. William Donald Grigg 

30 Mar

William Donald Grigg (born 3 July 1991) is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Milton Keynes Dons, on loan from Brentford.


Thinking about locality working 

30 Mar

I had a really interesting and informative trip out to Burntwood last Friday with County Councillor Sue Woodward and Wayne Mortiboys the District Commissioning Lead.


Christopher Pincher announces Best Tamworth Competition Winners 

30 Mar

Tamworth's best pub, restaurant, shop and market stall as votes for by the public has been announced by local MP, Christopher Pincher.


Walsall player 326. Robert George “Bobby” Gough 

29 Mar

Robert George “Bobby” Gough (born 20 July 1949) is an English former footballer who played as a forward.


Walsall player 325. Colin Kenneth Gordon 

29 Mar

Colin Kenneth Gordon (born 17 January 1963) is an English former footballer born in Stourbridge, Worcestershire, who played as a striker.


Walsall player 328. Ronald Rex “Ron” Green 

29 Mar

Ronald Rex “Ron” Green (born 3 October 1956) is a former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper in the football league.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Lichfield Round Table AGM 

2 Apr

It's that time of year again...


Packing for an Easter break 

1 Apr

We finally break up for Easter tomorrow, and the following day, we are heading for a welcome Easter break in beautiful Wales.


Police office Sgt Louise Lucas killed and daughter, 8, injured in collision with bus in Swansea 

1 Apr

Cardiff police officer Sgt Lucas died after sustaining serious injuries in a collision with a bus in Swansea on Tuesday at around 11.25am.


Time running out to get tickets for Elkie Brooks show in Lichfield 

1 Apr

Elkie Brooks Only a handful of tickets are left for a performance by Elkie Brooks in Lichfield.


40 Acts – HEAVY LIFTING 

1 Apr

For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.


Morning Prayer – 1 April 15 

1 Apr

Passiontide Psalm 102 O Lord, hear my prayer and let my crying come before you.


Dog Grooming Bows 

1 Apr

If you are a groomer looking for our bow section please follow this link as the bows are on a separate page.


Scarlett and Jo – so beautiful for Spring 

1 Apr

My love for the beautiful clothes of Scarlett and Jo knows no bounds.


What to Expect when you’re expecting 

31 Mar

With pregnancy come many more surprises than just the baby’s sex and eye colour.


Let the good times roll 

31 Mar

Sometimes I do venture further afield than Tamworth and with some time off work, I’m  already thinking about how best to entertain myself.


One of those SOAPBOX moments – Defying Expectations 

31 Mar

Engaged in a conversation with someone regarding the whole nurture/nature/environment issue I found myself listening to many reasons explaining why those around us have such low expectations.


From My Art Journal – Pomegranate 

31 Mar

A recent painting of mine, Pomegranate, is a recent addition to my collection of still life fruit studies.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Sport

Planning chiefs reject proposal for new food kiosk at Chasetown FC 

1 Apr

Plans for a new food kiosk at Chasetown Football Club have been rejected.


Government, FA and Premier League combine to boost football’s grassroots 

1 Apr

DCMS, FA, and Premier League to invest in more grassroots facilities across the country.


United to play Wyrley! 

1 Apr

The Club is delighted to announce that a Manchester United X1 will be playing against a Wyrley X1 at Long Lane in a fundraiser on February 30th next year! More details to follow.


Keys Park Update 

1 Apr

We can this morning exclusively reveal that in the next few weeks work will begin on changing the seats in the Main Stand at Keys Park to that of a Gold and Black design.


RFU Grand Draw 2015 – Bulletin 6 

31 Mar

Books issued = 240 Books sold = 166.1...


Hockey Club seeking new sponsors 

31 Mar

Tamworth Hockey Club is seeking new sponsors for 2015/16.


Whittington FC Development Centre Parent and Child Day 

31 Mar

Whittington FC held a ‘bring a grown up’ day at their development centre on Saturday 28th March.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

Pharmacy receives backing to support construction of new HQ 

31 Mar

WALSALL-based pharmacy chain Jhoots has received funding to support the construction of a new £3.2m headquarters.


Lichfield Townsafe project recognised for work to fight crime 

30 Mar

A Lichfield business initiative has been recognised for its work to fight crime.


Peer to peer lender surpasses £100m in loans 

30 Mar

TAMWORTH-based peer to peer lender ThinCats has reported that it has broken the £100m lending barrier.


To Coyne A Phrase 

26 Mar

(Dont) thank the LordsTHIS weeks report from the House of Lords committee into high-speed rail project HS2 has certainly ruffled a few feathers.


Labour wants new east-west rail line before completing HS2, says Ed Balls 

25 Mar

Plans for a high speed line linking Birmingham with Leeds and Manchester will take a back seat to proposals for a new east-west line under Labour, Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has revealed...


HS2 report ignores West Midlands’ needs, says Chamber 

25 Mar

BUSINESS leaders in Greater Birmingham have criticised a House of Lords committee report on HS2 as ignoring the needs of the West Midlands.


eg solutions’ “transformational year” sees it return to profit 

25 Mar

STAFFORDSHIRE software plc eg solutions has recorded an impressive set of results, returning to profit and seeing revenue surge.


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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    With the Market Drayton Ramblers at Apedale, Staffordshire, UK. 24th March 2015







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