A boy sexually abused a young girl after promising to protect her from school bullies, a court heard.
Three scrap metal dealers who were caught operating without a licence or being too loud have been hit with a combined bill of more than £1,000.
Tamworth council bosses have denied the town is set to lose its public toilet facilities after campaigners struck up a petition following fears that they are set to close.
Burntwood cancer teen's mum Jane 'immensely proud' of his achievements and legacy...
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton, from Burntwood, Staffordshire, are revealed.
Dale Belford has parted company with Tamworth FC.
THE case of Staffordshire communities will be put to an influential committee of MPs when they visit Staffordshire for the first time tomorrow (Tuesday, September 16).
A CHARITY fund which aims to provide help and support to future generations of Tamworth people has received a cash boost.
TWO diehard Big Brother fans from Tamworth recentlyrubbed shoulders with stars from this summer's celebrity series.
TWO 21-year-olds from Tamworth are aiming to become overnight internet sensations by launching their own YouTube channel.
A long-serving Lichfield councillor has died.
Tamworthyoungsters are likely to be spending more time in the supermarket this year, as Morrisons launches an educational programme to help them understand where their food comes from.
HIGHLY respected Lichfield councillor and former mayor John Wilks has died aged 84.
A LITTLE Lichfield boy is to receive a special car seat to help him travel in safety thanks to fund-raisers at Central England Co-operative.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash on the A38 which left a man dead.
EVERYONE welcome is the message at Eagle Drive, as Tamworth Golf Club is set to hold its final ever memorial day later this month.
This week it is anticipated that 80 percentof registered voters will take part in the referendum in Scotland.
DUPLE and Thomas Harrington The company began with the construction of horse-drawn carriages.
Just outside of Lichfield, in the village of Wall, are the remains of the Roman settlement of Letocetum, a latinized version of an Iron Age place name meaning ‘grey wood’.
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The Parent Champions campaign , run by the Dyslexia-SpLD Trust , included a two page article in its spring newsletter ab out Dig-iT and the work we do.
An ambitious project to restore and improve Tamworth Assembly Rooms took a step forward this week when Tamworth Borough Council’s planning committee gave the plans their unanimous approval.
Up to 535 new homes and a new primary school are to be built in the Anker Valley off Ashby Road, after the council’s planning committee approved an outline application.
Rugeley and Colton have become the latest communities to benefit from the multi-million pound Superfast Staffordshire high-speed fibre broadband programme.
We all carry our mobile phones with names numbers stored in its memory.
Quite sometime back I wrote a post on what I would simply love buying if I won a lottery.
I wanted you to see my progress every year, but that isn’t possible Now that you aren’t here I wanted you to witness my growth and prosperity but now that you are away That isn’t going to be I wanted you to be a part of everything I chose to do...
Ninian, Bishop of Galloway, Apostle of the Picts, c.432 Edward Bouverie Pusey, Priest, Tractarian, 1882 Psalm 132 Lord, remember for David all the hardships he endured; How he swore an oath to the Lord and vowed a vow to the Mighty One of Jacob: ‘I ...
We get all kinds of donations in the Main Shop, but I wasn’t prepared to be confronted by a Giant Monkey when I unlocked! I hadn’t even switched the lights on, and I opened the door to the Back Room, and there he was, slouched in a chair, large ...
September 14th - Back up on Cannock Chase for the first time in ages, and I really loved it.
When I was a little girl, there was always something a little bit risque about red shoes.
Monday 15th September 2014 Nothing much to report over the past few days unfortunately, despite checking a few lesser known local sites.
Inspirational Hero Mark Ormrod, Former Royal Marines Fundraising For The Royal Marines 350th BirthdayFemale Imagination 15 Sep
Inspirational former Royal Marine Mark Ormrod life changed drastically on Christmas Eve 2007 whilst out on a routine foot patrol in Afghanistan, when he was injured by an Improvised Explosive Device.
276 – Chasewater Railway Museum Bits & Pieces From Chasewater News – Autumn 2004 Part 3 – Beattie Well Tank & Bodmin & Wadebridge RailwayChasewater Stuff's Blog 15 Sep
276 – Chasewater Railway Museum Bits Pieces From Chasewater News – Autumn 2004 Part 3 – Beattie Well Tank Bodmin Wadebridge Railway Bodmin North Station View NW: buffer-stops right, Wadebridge left; ex-LSW terminus of branch from Wadebridge...
Some photos from the beginning of yesterdays rides for St Giles.
We left Gloucester Lock just after 8 am following a rib carrying two workmen, who soon sped off around the bend.
The Club managers and committee voted on the 4 annual awards last night.
Lambs players have started taking to Twitter to reflect on the departure of Dale Belford as manager.
Midfielder Kevin Thornton says the squad are gutted by the departure of boss Dale Belford.
Determined city claimed all 3 points in this hard fought match...
Dale Belford has parted company with Tamworth FC.
RUGBY TOWN 1CHASETOWN 1FA CupFirst Qualifying RoundJERMAINE Johnson's first Scholars goal gave Chasetown the lead but Rugby struck back after the break to ensure a replay will decide who travels to Conference North side Worcester City in the...
Staff at a Lichfield shop are being told their jobs have gone after Phones 4U went into administration.
Real estate adviser selling Swift Park unit in 12-strong portfolio in addition to Fradley Park in Lichfield...
The MPs, eight Labour, one Conservative and one Lib Dem have all signed the letter in which they argue Birmingham is the only logical place for the college...
BIRMINGHAM remains the ideal choice for the location of the proposed HS2 College, business leaders in the city have said.
Scouts in Lichfield have been given a helping hand to get on the road for their first camping trip of the year.
Plans for a new Indian restaurant in Burntwood have been given the go-ahead.
Eighty-four companies from the West Midlands are set to bid for £10 billion worth of contracts to build HS2.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate his Department has made of the number of people likely to take up the alternative cash offer under the High Speed 2 compensation scheme.
Backbench Business – Select Committee on Governance of the House | Bills Presented | Commons debatesTWFY: Mchael Fabricant MP (Conservative) Lichfield 10 Sep
Political Activity (Charity Commission Guidance) | Oral Answers to Questions – Cabinet Office | Commons debatesTWFY: Christopher Pincher MP (Conservative) Tamworth 10 Sep
I am grateful to the Minister for his response and to my hon.
To ask the hon.
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker.
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker.
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the recent trends in the number of university applications from students from disadvantaged or minority ethnic backgrounds.
More Staffordshire at Westminster
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A gull fishing in Westport Lake, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.
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