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Drivers warned of overnight closures on the A38 in Lichfield 

24 Jun 17

Drivers travelling on the A38 at night in Lichfield are being warned of forthcoming road closures.


News
Garage hoping to move into site of former tool hire centre in Lichfield 

24 Jun 17

The former HSS Hire building Mr Tyre Ltd hopes to convert into a garageThe former HSS Hire building Mr Tyre Ltd hopes to convert into a garage.


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Council campaign urges Lichfield and Burntwood residents to shop owners who don’t clean up dog mess 

24 Jun 17

A new awareness campaign is aiming to clamp down on owners who don’t clean up after their dogs in Lichfield and Burntwood.


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Lichfield councillor insists HS2 will bring nothing but “utter destruction” for local communities 

24 Jun 17

A Lichfield councillor has played down suggestions the Staffordshire economy could benefit from HS2.


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Police and Crime Commissioner wants cap on council tax rise scrapped to help meet demands on the force 

23 Jun 17

Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has urged the Government to allow a 2% cap on council tax rises to be scrapped.


Blog feature
Talented young performers from Lichfield and Burntwood rehearsing for the Garrick’s 2017 community musical 

23 Jun 17

Talented young performers from Lichfield and Burtnwood are getting ready to take centre stage in a new community musical.


Business
Region must feel the economic benefits of HS2, says leader of Staffordshire County Council 

23 Jun 17

The leader of Staffordshire County Council says it is essential that businesses in Lichfield feel the economic benefit of HS2.


News
Report backs plan for 12 new homes on land next to Chase Terrace Primary School 

23 Jun 17

Twelve new homes are likely to be built on land next to Chase Terrace Primary School after a report backed the proposals.


Blog feature
Lichfield Sinfonia to mark 70th anniversary with performance of new work inspired by the city 

23 Jun 17

Lichfield Sinfonia will celebrate their 70th anniversary with a performance at Nether Stowe School.


News
Chasetown High Street to close once more as council bids to solve flooding problem 

22 Jun 17

Drivers in Burntwood face more disruption as a flooding hotspot is tackled once more.


News
Historic Lichfield brewery building could be demolished to make way for apartments 

22 Jun 17

A structure which once housed part of The Lichfield Brewery could be demolished, despite council officials admitting it would result in “the loss of a building of local historic interest”.


News
Cyclist left in critical condition after A513 crash had collided with another rider 

21 Jun 17

Ambulance crews say a cyclist left in a critical condition after a crash near Lichfield was injured in a “freak accident”.


News
Appeal for information after asbestos is dumped in Mile Oak 

21 Jun 17

An appeal for information has been launched after a pile of asbestos was dumped in Mile Oak.


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Residents of Lichfield tower block reassured over ‘stay put’ fire safety advice 

21 Jun 17

Residents of a Lichfield tower block have been told instructions to ‘stay put’ in the event of a fire breaking out are based on the design of the building and its safety measures.


News
Residents learn more about plans to restore Lichfield Canal on guided walk 

21 Jun 17

Lichfield Canal’s connection with the community was demonstrated when a group of city residents took part in a two-mile return walk to learn about the work done by a restoration trust.


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Cyclist in critical condition after crash on the A513 near Lichfield 

21 Jun 17

A cyclist is in a critical condition after a crash near Lichfield.


News
Possible changes to evening and weekend car parking charges in Lichfield to be discussed behind closed doors 

20 Jun 17

The cost of parking in Lichfield on evenings and weekends will be debated by councillors tonight – but the public will not be able to attend.


News
Warning to dog walkers after blue-green algae appears at Chasewater 

20 Jun 17

Dog walkers are being urged to keep their animals out of the water at Chasewater after the appearance of blue-green algae.


News
Man arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency after incidents in Lichfield 

20 Jun 17

A man has been arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency after two incidents in Lichfield.


Sport
Chasetown FC keeper Curtis Pond commits his future to The Scholars 

20 Jun 17

Chasetown FC goalkeeper Curtis Pond has committed his future to the club.


News
Burntwood Wakes boosted by grant from the We Love Lichfield Fund 

20 Jun 17

The Burntwood Wakes has been boosted thanks to a £1,000 grant from the We Love Lichfield Fund.


Business
Team of Burntwood builders beat fundraising target after completing charity trek event 

20 Jun 17

Staff at a Burntwood building firm have beaten their fundraising target after taking on a trekking challenge.


News
Report backs plans for new quad bike track in Whittington 

20 Jun 17

A new quad bike practice track could be built in Whittington after a report backed the plans.


News
Power cut leaves 118 properties without electricity in Lichfield 

19 Jun 17

More than 100 properties are without electricity after a power cut in Lichfield.


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Police Commissioner calls meeting to ensure Lichfield agencies are prepared to deal with aftermath of major incidents 

19 Jun 17

Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner says it is crucial that public agencies are prepared for any eventuality after the spate of recent terror attacks.