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Sounds of the sixties and music of Cilla Black to be celebrated in 2018 show at the Lichfield Garrick 

12 Dec 17

The musical talents of Cilla Black and the hits of the 1960s will be celebrated when a hit show comes to the Lichfield Garrick in 2018.


News
Burntwood councillor accuses Conservatives of using spin as Staffordshire County Council unveils “challenging” five-year budget plan 

12 Dec 17

Staffordshire County Council says it is committed to supporting care services and growth, despite unveiling what it admitted was a “challenging” five-year budget plan – but opposition councillors have accused the controlling Conservative group …


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Hammerwich author Tim Hayes to launch new book in Lichfield 

12 Dec 17

A Hammerwich author is launching his new book in Lichfield.


News
Chasewater to continue to host swim as new 2018 Ironman Staffordshire course is unveiled 

12 Dec 17

A new course for the Staffordshire Ironman race has been confirmed – but Chasewater will still host the swim section of the popular event.


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Bin collections suspended for second day across Lichfield and Burntwood 

12 Dec 17

Bin collections in Lichfield and Burntwood have again been suspended due to the icy weather.


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Mapped: Every grit bin in Lichfield and Burntwood 

12 Dec 17

Do you know if there is a grit bin near you? Well, with data provided by Staffordshire County Council, we’ve mapped the location of every single one in Lichfield and Burntwood.


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Signalling fault causing delays for cross city line services to and from Lichfield 

12 Dec 17

Trains in Lichfield are being disrupted by a problem with signalling equipment.


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Drivers urged to take extra care as temperatures plummet in Lichfield and Burntwood 

12 Dec 17

Drivers are being urged to take extra care during their morning commute after sub-zero temperatures across Lichfield and Burntwood overnight.


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More Lichfield and Burntwood schools confirm they will remain shut for a second day on December 12 

12 Dec 17

Two high schools in Lichfield have confirmed they will remain closed today (December 12).


Blog feature
Blues star Stevie Nimmo bringing his band to the Lichfield Guildhall 

12 Dec 17

Blues musician Stevie Nimmo and his band will make their Lichfield Guildhall debut in 2018.


Blog feature
Review: Crimes on the Christmas Express at the Lichfield Garrick 

11 Dec 17

Slapstick, knowing and affectionate nods towards Agatha Christie, John Buchan, Bourne and Bond, and more than enough snowflakes will be found on the Christmas Express at the Lichfield Garrick.


Blog feature
Mod and soul band The Quik Beats returning to Lichfield 

11 Dec 17

The Quik Beats Mod and soul revivalists The Quik Beats return to Lichfield this weekend.


News
Winter weather continuing to take a toll across Lichfield and Burntwood 

11 Dec 17

The winter weather is continuing to cause problems across Lichfield and Burntwood.


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Police name man who died after crash in Barton-under-Needwood 

11 Dec 17

Police have named a 21-year-old man who died in a crash in Barton-under-Needwood.


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Thousands of youngsters enjoy a pre-Christmas treat as KidsOut Christmas event returns to Drayton Manor Park 

11 Dec 17

Thousands of children have enjoyed an early Christmas treat as Drayton Manor Park threw open its doors for underprivileged youngsters.


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Event gives council a chance to say thanks to volunteers who help out at parks in Lichfield and Burntwood 

11 Dec 17

Volunteers have been thanked for their support for parks across Lichfield and Burntwood.


Blog feature
Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice bringing new show to the Lichfield Garrick 

11 Dec 17

Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice will bring the sequins and swivels to the Lichfield Garrick for a new show in 2018.


News
Chasetown Community School is first in Staffordshire to confirm it will shut for a second day due to the weather 

11 Dec 17

Students at a Burntwood school will get a second day off due to the weather.


Business
Bin collections and leisure centres in Lichfield and Burntwood facing winter weather disruption 

11 Dec 17

A number of services are facing disruption as Lichfield and Burntwood continues to deal with the aftermath of a weekend of wintry weather.


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Schools close as gritters continue battle to keep roads clear across Lichfield and Burntwood 

11 Dec 17

Schools across Lichfield and Burntwood have shut as gritters continue to battle to keep local roads clear of snow and ice.


News
School Closures for Monday, 11th December 2017 

10 Dec 17

With snowy conditions across Lichfield and Burntwood, the following schools have decided to close tomrrow, Monday 11th December 2017.


Sport
Chasetown FC’s winning run ends as Stamford take advantage of efforts by volunteers to clear snow 

10 Dec 17

The best efforts of Chasetown FC’s volunteers was enough to ensure The Scholars game against Stamford.


Sport
In pictures: Chasetown FC v Stamford 

10 Dec 17

Chasetown FC’s recent run of form came to an end with defeat against Stamford – Pamela Mullins captured the match action on camera…


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Drivers getting stuck as snow falls across Lichfield and Burntwood 

10 Dec 17

Drivers have been battling tough conditions after snow fell across Lichfield and Burntwood.


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CCTV released after elderly woman has bag snatched at Lichfield City station 

9 Dec 17

Police are trying to trace a man caught on CCTV after an elderly woman’s bag was snatched at Lichfield City station.