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Trailer overturns on A5 in Tamworth spilling contents on to busy… 

30 Sep

A trailer carrying water treatment equipment has overturned and spiltits contents on to a busy Tamworth road.


Question Time returns to Tamworth Assembly Rooms 

30 Sep

THE chance to quiz Tamworth officials on topical local issues is coming up at the town's second Question Time.


Step out against domestic violence this weekend in Tamworth 

30 Sep

MEN and women of Tamworth are being invited to swap shoes and walk a mile this Saturday all to raise money for a domestic abuse charity.


Are you still entitled to a discount? 

30 Sep

HOUSEHOLDERS in Tamworth are being urged to tell the Council if they are claiming Council Tax discounts to which they are not entitled.


Ankerside Shopping Centre raises more than £1,575 for… 

30 Sep

POWER and a good old fashioned cuppa have helped Tamworth's Ankerside Shopping Centre raise more 1,575 for a cancer support charity.


Burntwood’s Stephen Sutton to get posthumous Pride of Britain… 

30 Sep

STEPHEN Sutton MBE has become the first person to be honoured with a posthumous Pride of Britain award.


Tamworth Rotary Club gives community groups a welcome boost 

30 Sep

TAMWORTH Rotary Club have been out and about this week surprising community-based organisations with cheques to the value of 1,450 to support them in the work they do.


Feedback sought on £30m hospital plan 

30 Sep

Health bosses say the status quo at New Cross Hospital 'will not work' any longer, as they plan to move non-emergency surgery to Cannock.


Leadership of Staffordshire children’s centres ‘lacks vision’ 

30 Sep

The management of children’s centres in Staffordshire has come under fire with a report revealing a ‘frustrating lack of leadership and vision’.


Housing boom sparks fear over extra traffic 

30 Sep

Drivers are being warned of traffic misery when a series of new housing developments are built in South Staffordshire.


8,000 sign petition over breast cancer surgery move at Wolverhampton’s New Cross Hospital 

30 Sep

More than 8,000 people have signed a petition to keep breast surgery at New Cross Hospital.


Man in collision with car in Tamworth 

30 Sep

A male pedestrian was in collision with a car in Amington last night (Monday).


Staffordshire PCC says no to ‘Super Police Forces’ 

29 Sep

STAFFORDSHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis, says that calls to scrap local police forces and replace them with huge regional ‘super-forces’ would be the death knell for the most local policing in all but theory.


Lichfield wildlife blogger to make BBC TV appearance 

29 Sep

A TEENAGE wildlife blogger from Lichfield is all 'sett' to make her first appearance on TV.


Watch: Big turnout for Mini car show 

29 Sep

Hundreds of enthusiasts flocked to a car show in Penkridge to celebrate the new Mini BMW series.


Schoolboy struck by vehicle on A5 at Belgrave 

29 Sep

A SCHOOLBOY has been struck by a vehicle on the A5 this afternoon, close to the area of Stonydelph Lane.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Communities invited to join Council Casserole Club 

30 Sep

Staffordshire County Council’s Casserole Club to help combat loneliness is one broth that too many cooks won’t spoil.


Libraries consultation 

30 Sep

We all have different memories about libraries and the times we’ve spent in them.


Walsall Born Walsall Player 9 Roy Cross 

29 Sep

Roy Cross Personal information Full name Roy Cross Date of birth 4 December 1947 (age 66) Place of birth Wednesbury ,  England Playing position Central defender Senior career* Years Team Apps† (Gls)† 1966–1970 Walsall 12 (0) 1970–1975 Port...


Walsall Born Walsall Players 8 Alan Clarke 

29 Sep

Allan (Sniffer) Clarke Born Short Heath, Willenhall on 31 st July 1946.


Walsall Born Walsall Players 7 Nicky Cross 

28 Sep

Nicky Cross Born ? some places say Birmingham others have it as Walsall, it is said that he attended T P Riley school.


125 reasons to be proud to be a Saddler 

28 Sep

Whilst searching for Walsall born players today, I came across this blog which was on the Express and Star site, I have to admit that I had not seen it, so thought that all of you Saddlers supporters out there would maybe like to view it.


Technology events gives teenagers a taste of work 

28 Sep

Teenagers from across Staffordshire got a taste of what it’s like to work in the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sector at a special careers event.


Witnesses urged to come forward after Rugeley assault 

28 Sep

Officers from Cannock Chase Local Policing Team (LPT) are appealing for witnesses following an assault.


Walsall Born Walsall Players 6 Brian Caswell 

27 Sep

Brian Caswell   Team Walsall                                          400        1972-1985 Doncaster Rovers                            ?          1985-1985 Leeds ...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

Blue Book – part two 

30 Sep

He took a matchbox from his pocket, shook one out and lit it, fumbling with cold hands and burning his fingertip.


Clergy – what should we pay for? [3] 

30 Sep

I have received a great question regarding this thread, it goes like this: "Are we facing the problems we have regarding paying for clergy because of the Clericalism of the Church of England.


How can we be lovers If we can’t be friends 

30 Sep

I still wake longing for your touch skin open wound raw because I was told that’s the only way to heal.


Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service Give Fire Safely To The Elderly 

30 Sep

Hereford Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is supporting the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) Ageing Safely Week which will run from 29 September to 5 October 2014.


Reviewed – Navy Lace Shift Dress from Kaliko 

30 Sep

Last Thursday saw one of the most swish, stylish events in the Midlands fashion calender.


Made me smile and then made me pray: Do you think they’re friendly? 

30 Sep

I have to be honest and say that this raised a smile this morning.


Morning Prayer – September 30 

30 Sep

Jerome, Translator of the Scriptures, Teacher of the Faith, 420 Psalm 32 Happy the one whose transgression is forgiven, and whose sin is covered.


Dressing up for Halloween 

30 Sep

One of my favourite night’s of the year is October 31st.


Pump it up 

29 Sep

In Oulton village, the person restoring this cottage came up with an interesting solution to the problem of what to do with an old but historic item lying around the property.


Without Consent It’s Rape – Real Men DON’T Rape 

29 Sep

Good men don’t let women get raped.


Great storage solutions for your home office 

29 Sep

If you don’t have the right storage solutions, a home office can quickly become piled high with work and cluttered with mess.


Gailey. 

29 Sep

On leaving our mooring at Autherley we negotiated the narrows through ‘Pendeford Rockin’ easily with no oncoming boats.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Sport

Cleverley enjoying his time at Villa 

30 Sep

Tom Cleverley says he is enjoying his football at Aston Villa following the difficult time he endured at Manchester United.


Dicko back for Wolves, confirms boss 

30 Sep

Nouha Dicko has returned to training and will be available for Wolves' game against Huddersfield tomorrow night, the club has confirmed.


Dawson pens new Albion deal 

30 Sep

West Bromwich Albion defender Craig Dawson has signed a new deal at the club, just days after scoring against the team he was heavily linked with throughout the summer.


Wolves have doubts over Doherty 

30 Sep

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett has admitted that full-back Matt Doherty is a serious doubt for tomorrow's game with Huddersfield Town at Molineux.


Sako convinced me: Wolves new boy 

30 Sep

Wolves new loan signing Yannick Sagbo has revealed that Bakary Sako played a big part in him joining from Hull City.


Wolves sign striker 

30 Sep

Wolves have made a long-awaited addition to their forward line, bringing in Hull City striker Yannick Sagbo on loan until January.


England U21s to play Croatia at Molineux 

30 Sep

Molineux Stadium, home of Wolverhampton Wanderers, will host England's crucial UEFA Under-21s Championship play-off against Croatia.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

HS2 College: Skills boost welcomed with 2,000 apprentices to be trained 

30 Sep

The college, which will train rail engineers of the future, will be spread across Birmingham Science Park and Doncaster’s Lakeside Campus...


Staffordshire accountancy firms merge to support growth 

26 Sep

TWO chartered accountancy firms in Staffordshire are to merge in order to strengthen their business offering to the region.


Unemployment falls across Lichfield and Burntwood 

18 Sep

The number of people without a job in Lichfield and Burntwood has fallen.


Further lettings secured at Gateway Retail Park 

17 Sep

TREBOR Developments and Hortons Estate have secured TK Maxx and Burger King as tenants for their Gateway Retail Park joint venture in Cannock.


Lichfield jobs to go as Phones 4U goes into administration 

15 Sep

Staff at a Lichfield shop are being told their jobs have gone after Phones 4U went into administration.


DTZ brings £215m Ocean Portfolio to market 

15 Sep

Real estate adviser selling Swift Park unit in 12-strong portfolio in addition to Fradley Park in Lichfield...


Birmingham MPs unite to demand HS2 college in the city 

12 Sep

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...


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Staffordshire at Westminster »

High Speed 2 Railway Line | Transport | Written Answers 

11 Sep

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.


High Speed 2 Railway Line | Transport | Written Answers 

11 Sep

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 debates 

10 Sep

indicated assent.


Backbench Business – Select Committee on Governance of the House | Bills Presented | Commons debates 

10 Sep

indicated assent.


Political Activity (Charity Commission Guidance) | Oral Answers to Questions – Cabinet Office | Commons debates 

10 Sep

I am grateful to the Minister for his response and to my hon.


Political Activity (Charity Commission Guidance) | Oral Answers to Questions – Cabinet Office | Commons debates 

10 Sep

I am grateful to the Minister for his response and to my hon.


Clerk of the House | House of Commons Commission | Written Answers 

10 Sep

To ask the hon.


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