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Loss of water supply in Chase Terrace and Burntwood after… 

23 Jun 17

WATER supplies in Chase Terrace and Burntwood have been restored following problems on Friday morning (June 23).


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Planned C-sections to move from Good Hope Hospital to Birmingham’… 

23 Jun 17

A VITAL maternity service will no longer be offered at Good Hope Hospital from next month due to a lack of staff, putting safety at risk.


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Council asks for help to ID dirty dog owners who don’t clean up… 

23 Jun 17

A NEW ‘no-no’ to doggie do-do has been drummed up in Lichfield and Burntwood to clamp down on pet walkers who persistently fail to clean up their pooch’s poo.


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Graham’s on his bike! Longstanding Lichfield bicycle shop… 

22 Jun 17

IT’S the end of an era for a Lichfield bike business, which is closing down after more than 30 years.


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Blind D-Day veteran Alfred Barlow’s war medals lost at M6 Toll… 

22 Jun 17

A BLIND Second World War veteran has made an emotional appeal for help in finding four of his medals lost at a service station between Burntwood and Cannock.


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Warning in Lichfield and Burntwood not to swim in open water… 

21 Jun 17

PEOPLE across Lichfield and Burntwood are being warned not to be tempted to cool off in lakes and quarries during the hot weather spell.


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Huge pile of asbestos dumped by fly-tippers in between Tamworth… 

21 Jun 17

A HUGE pile of broken up asbestos has been illegally dumped between Tamworth and Lichfield with council officials branding the reckless actions as ‘criminal’.


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Cyclist suffers critical injuries in accident near Lichfield 

21 Jun 17

A cyclist is in a critical condition after a collision near to Lichfield.


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Rugeley cyclist critically injured in accident near Lichfield on… 

21 Jun 17

A CYCLIST is in a critical condition after a collision near to Lichfield.


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IN PICTURES: Hundreds dress up for 2017 Solstice Walk through… 

20 Jun 17

LICHFIELD City Centre was flooded with fairies on Saturday when hundreds of women donned angel wings and tutus to put their best foot forward for the Solstice Walk in aid of St Giles Hospice.


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Visitors to Chasewater warned not to swim or let dogs take a dip… 

20 Jun 17

VISITORS to Chasewater are being warned not to let their pets go in the water following the reappearance of bacterial blue-green algae.


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Lichfield man arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency… 

20 Jun 17

POLICE have arrested a Lichfield man on suspicion of outraging public decency following two separate complaints from bus passengers and a pedestrian.


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Power cut affects hundreds of Lichfield homes: WS13 8 & WS13… 

19 Jun 17

A POWER cut has left hundreds of Lichfield homes without electricity.


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Man kicked unconscious in brutal Cannock assault near Prince of… 

19 Jun 17

A MAN was kicked to the point where he lost consciousness during a brutal assault near a theatre in Cannock.


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Brave Burntwood kids heroically call 999 after finding their… 

19 Jun 17

A BRAVE brother and sister from Burntwood proved the heroes of the hour after discovering their mum unconscious at home.


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We Love Lichfield fund hands out more than £20,000 to… 

19 Jun 17

MORE than 20,000 has been handed out to good causes across Lichfield and Burntwood The We Love Lichfield fund summer presentation at The George Hotel last Friday (June 16) saw recipients from across the district gather to collect their grants and …


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2017 Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire: Photos as athletes brave… 

19 Jun 17

MORE than 2,000 athletes braved sizzling sunshine to compete in the third Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire.


Sport
HORSE RACING: Afjaan, Jack Hobbs and Harry Angel can shine… 

19 Jun 17

FIVE days, 30 races, more than 400 horses and hundreds of thousands of pounds won and lost.


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Queen’s Birthday Honours: MBE for Lichfield army medic Corporal… 

16 Jun 17

A LICHFIELD soldier who has been described as personifying the Army’s value of selfless commitment has been made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.


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Queen’s Birthday Honours: MBE for Staffordshire Police volunteer… 

16 Jun 17

ONE of Staffordshire Police’s long-serving civilian volunteers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.


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500 litre diesel spill in tanker fire on A515 Yoxall Road, Kings… 

16 Jun 17

EMERGENCY services rushed to Kings Bromley after a tanker burst into flames on Friday morning, spilling 500 litres of diesel.


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Police ‘concerned’ for teenager ​Benjamin Potts, missing from… 

16 Jun 17

STAFFORDSHIRE Police have launched a countywide appeal for members of the public to help find a teenager missing for more than a week.


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Lichfield and Burntwood hairdressers serving bubbly in salons may… 

16 Jun 17

A GROWING number of hairdressers and beauty salons in Lichfield and Burntwood may be in line for a large fine and not even realise it, Staffordshire Police have warned.


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​Burntwood Dragons & Phoenix Football Club to run Coppy Nook… 

15 Jun 17

A BURNTWOOD football club has taken over the running of a playing fields in Hammerwich.


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2017 Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire: Road closure maps, where to… 

15 Jun 17

IRONMAN organisers have produced maps of road closures taking place on Sunday morning (June 18).