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Visitors to help create new National Memorial Arboretum artwork 

28 Jul

A poignant outdoor artwork is being created by visitors to the National Memorial Arboretum.


Tranquility and great people lie behind the green door at… 

28 Jul

LOOK, line and length.


Indoor market in line for major revamp 

28 Jul

Cannock's indoor market is set to have a major refurbishment to make it more appealing to shoppers.


Coactiva helps Tamworth Borough Council identify 30 properties eligible for the New Homes Bonus 

28 Jul

Local government expert Coactiva, part of the Callcredit Information Group has successfully joined forces with Tamworth Borough Council.


Run in memory of Stephen Sutton raises thousands for charity 

28 Jul

A run in memory of Stephen Sutton has raised more than £2,000.


Night-time violence erupts in Tamworth town centre 

28 Jul

A Tamworth couple and a member of town centre door staff were assaulted in separate incidents of violence over the weekend.


Three people given emergency medical treatment after car crash… 

28 Jul

THREE people were given emergency medical treatment following a car crash near to Cannock Chase Visitor Centre.


Stalker from Cannock terrorised his ex-girlfriend from prison 

28 Jul

Peter Atkinson tried to run over victim's friend in stolen car in mistaken belief he was her new lover...


Stalker from Cannock terrorised his ex-girlfriend from prison 

28 Jul

Peter Atkinson tried to run over victim's friend in stolen car in mistaken belief he was her new lover...


Herald History: Do you remember Tamworth’s ‘Mucky Duck’? 

27 Jul

TAMWORTH was once a town famous for its many public houses.


Bird-watchers get into a palaver over Plover near Tamworth 

27 Jul

DOZENS of dedicated bird watchers have been getting into a flap at a beauty spot near Tamworth after an ultra-rare bird flew in - thousands of miles from where he should be.


Watch: Campaigners camp out to save Stafford Hospital services 

27 Jul

More than 50 demonstrators pitched tents on the grounds of hospital against plans to shift vital services and dissolve trust...


28 of the most common scams reported to police 

27 Jul

'Chinese Investment': You receive a letter, supposedly from someone working for an investment bank in China, dealing with the estate of a deceased person with the same surname as you.


PCC offers People Power funding for Tamworth Groups 

27 Jul

Great ideas for community safety solutions come from local people – which is why Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis is inviting groups in Tamworth to bid for money from his People Power Fund.


Three taken to hospital after car overturns in Cannock 

27 Jul

Three people have been taken to hospital after a car overturned in Cannock.


Shock figures show many patients waiting WEEK or more to see GP 

27 Jul

Many would not even recommend their own family doctor, says bombshell NHS report...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Body found in Burntwood believed to be of missing woman 

28 Jul

Officers searching for missing Walsall woman Amanda Hawkins have been notified by Staffordshire Police of the discovery of a body in a field in Burntwood.


Rats Are a Bad Thing (1910) 

27 Jul

(From the Ogden Standard – February 21, 1910) Girls in St.


Deprived of “Dope” – Crime Wave Begins (1915) 

27 Jul

(From the Ogden Standard – May 22, 1915) Government Secret Service Agents in Desperate Battle with Drug Users Since Harrison Act Went Into Effect – Frightful Conditions Reported by U.


This is a follow up article about the Iroquois Theatre disaster. 

26 Jul

This is a follow up article about the Iroquois Theatre disaster.


Job done! 

26 Jul

Councillor ticks off another “job done” at Chase Terrace Park earlier today.


THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR GUY 

26 Jul

This really was the end.


Horrors of Holiday Holocaust in Chicago’s Finest Theater (1903 

25 Jul

Horrors of Holiday Holocaust in Chicago’s Finest Theater (1903) (From the Minneapolis Journal – December 31, 1903) Out Of 1300 Barely 300 Escaped Uninjured Chicago, Dec.


BURLEY WELCOMES GDP GROWTH FIGURES 

25 Jul

Aidan has welcomed today's GDP figures published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) which show the UK economy grew by 0.8% in the second quarter of 2014.


TRIAL HISTORY of the Amistad Case 

24 Jul

TRIAL HISTORY of the Amistad Case NOTE: There were two Amistad trials, one criminal and one civil.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Visitors to help create new National Memorial Arboretum artwork 

28 Jul

A poignant outdoor artwork is being created by visitors to the National Memorial Arboretum.


Morning Prayer – July 28 

28 Jul

Psalm 123 To you I lift up my eyes, to you that are enthroned in the heavens.


Kimono Love from F&F Clothing 

27 Jul

In recent years, the Kimono has become an essential part of our summer wardrobes.


July 26th – I’ve recently discovered Darwin Park – the… 

27 Jul

July 26th - I’ve recently discovered Darwin Park - the long avenue through the new housing estate in south Lichfield.


July 26th – Taking it easy with the foot, it’s clearly not… 

27 Jul

July 26th - Taking it easy with the foot, it’s clearly not going to heal quickly.


RAF Harrier and Tornado Jets Auctioned With No Reserve 

27 Jul

Two ex-RAF jets put up for auction in Northamptonshire with no reserve price have gone to private buyers.


Gloucester Docks. 

27 Jul

Once in the Glos Lock we ascended with two plastic boats, then we turned to the left to moor on the pontoons.


Pacific Golden Plover – Middleton Lakes RSPB 

27 Jul

26th July 2014 I was planning on another quiet day as my car was playing up and wouldn't be sorted till Tuesday.


Can’t make it to church (July 27) 

27 Jul

This Sunday's readings give us plenty of food for thought as we look at Jacob working seven year for the prize that was Rachel's hand in marriage only to find himself ending up with Leah and so he works for another seven years for Rachel to become ...


Fabulous Food from Bun and Bowl 

27 Jul

For foodies, Birmingham is becoming a really good place to enjoy delicious food, with lots of new eateries popping up, offering a wide array of cuisines that suit all tastes.


July 25th – A busy day, but the foot improved no end, and a… 

26 Jul

July 25th - A busy day, but the foot improved no end, and a great meeting with an old friend started the weekend off well.


Can You Charleston? Be Part of Silver River Production Company Filming For New BBC Series 

26 Jul

Silver River production company is looking for enthusiasts who can do a bit of Charleston to join them for some filming at  Café de Paris on Friday, August 1, from 9am to 3pm, as part of a new BBC series about the history of British dance ...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Sport

IN PICTURES: Tamworth FC v Rotherham United 

28 Jul

Gallery created by Tamworth Herald...


Nick Wellecomme hat-trick helps Chasetown FC to friendly victory 

28 Jul

Chasetown FC swept aside a youthful Port Vale squad with a first half hat-trick from Nick Wellecomme the feature of a strong Scholars display.


Tamworth v Rotherham: Reaction from both sides 

27 Jul

Tamworth boss Dale Belford praised his side's commitment after a 2-1 win over Championship side Rotherham yesterday.


First team make Villa Park! 

27 Jul

Our intrepid first team and their manager Phil McGuinness completed a sponsored bike-ride today to raise funds for the new season.


Hednesford Town 1-1 Wrexham 

27 Jul

Hednesford Town continued their positive preparations ahead of the new season on August 9th with another encouraging performance against higher placed opposition, this time versus Wrexham of the Football Conference.


Tamworth FC land former Hereford United ace 

26 Jul

Tamworth boss Dale Belford has tonight completed the signing of former Hereford United ace Rob Purdie.


Tamworth stun Rotherham United wth friendly win 

26 Jul

Tamworth 2 (Jackson 4, Trialist 49) Rotherham United 1 (Bowery 10) Tamworth shocked Championship side Rotherham with a 2-1 win at The Lamb on Saturday.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

New owners reopen Burntwood indoor play area 

25 Jul

A Burntwood indoor play area has reopened.


Development support wins for Gough Bailey Wright 

25 Jul

Worcestershire PR and marketing agency to support developers hoping to build major outlet village near Cannock...


Huge bill as storm floods bunkers at Little Aston Golf Club 

24 Jul

Six-figure clean-up cost as downpour ruins sand at one of city's best clubs...


To Coyne A Phrase 

24 Jul

The need for speedIT is difficult to see any downside to the announcements surrounding Birmingham and HS2 this week.


Lichfield businesses come together to discuss new improvement plan 

24 Jul

Businesses have been learning more about plans to drive more trade to Lichfield city centre.


Infrastructure chief to join HS2′s Birmingham team 

24 Jul

Hunts is now on for executives to lead the £50bn high-speed rail project in the city...


HS2 should make towns and cities ‘magnets for growth’, says Government 

23 Jul

TRANSPORT secretary Patrick McLoughlin has challenged towns and ciies to seize the full transformational potential of the HS2 high-speed rail project, and has promised strong government support to hel...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Staffordshire at Westminster »

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

Will my right hon.


UK Voters Overseas | Oral Answers to Questions – Electoral Commission Committee | Commons debates 

17 Jul

I am very grateful for that answer.


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