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Body found near Quartz Bar, Market Place, Cannock after… 

19 Aug 17

A MAN’S body has been found in a secure yard off the Market Place in Cannock after appearing to fall off the top of the building.


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Body found near Quartz Bar in Market Place, Cannock after man… 

19 Aug 17

A MAN’S body has been found in a secure yard off the Market Place in Cannock after appearing to fall off the top of the building.


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On this day: Lichfield employers asked to make their jobs more… 

18 Aug 17

On this day, August 20 1965, the youth employment officer for the Lichfield area, Mr Peter Bramidge, called upon local firms to make their job openings for youngsters more attractive if they were to overcome their labour shortage, adding that ‘…


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Drugs at 2017 V Festival: Teen ‘tried to smuggle’ 200 tablets… 

18 Aug 17

POLICE have arrested a teenager after he was caught ‘trying to smuggle drugs’ into V Festival at Weston Park.


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V Festival 2017: M6, M54, A449 and A5 heavy traffic warning as… 

18 Aug 17

STAFFORDSHIRE motorists are being warned to expect heavy traffic on roads in the south of the county as over 70,000 music fans flock to Weston Park for the 2017 V Festival.


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Birmingham marathon for Burntwood’s Stefan McWee to ‘repay’… 

18 Aug 17

A BURNTWOOD man is to compete in a marathon to raise money for the charity that helped save his life when he was just 10 years old.


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Japanese Meiji period ivory treasures unearthed in Lichfield… 

18 Aug 17

AN EXQUISITELY carved collection of Japanese ivory which could fetch up to 5,000 at auction has been unearthed in Lichfield.


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Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: ‘Notable successes’… 

17 Aug 17

STUDENTS at Lichfield’s King Edward VI School have been congratulated on their A-level results.144 Year 13 students collected their grades; 64% of all students achieved at least 1 A*-B or equivalent grade, 90% of all students achieved at least 1 A*-C …


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Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: Lichfield… 

17 Aug 17

SIXTH Form students at Lichfield Cathedral School are celebrating success in this years A-level examinations, marking “yet another year of excellent academic and personal achievements.


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Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: "Another… 

17 Aug 17

NETHER Stowe School has announced another year of successful results at A-level and Btec with some impressive performances by individual students and subjects.


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Man rushed to hospital after ‘difficulty breathing’ while driving… 

17 Aug 17

A DRIVER was rushed to hospital by medics who were called after he started struggling to breathe.


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Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: ‘Bumper year’ for… 

17 Aug 17

IT HAS been another “bumper year for Chase Terrace Technology College for A-level and Btec results.


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Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: ‘Fantastic… 

17 Aug 17

STUDENTS at Abbots Bromley School are celebrating excellent A-level results with a pass rate of 100%.78% of all exam entries were rewarded with A*-C grades and 32% of all grades are A*-A grades.


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Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: ‘Outstanding’ marks… 

17 Aug 17

ANOTHER outstanding year of A Level and BTEC results have been celebrated at John Taylor High School with over 56% of grades being achieved at A*, A or B.


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Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: ‘Fantastic’ results… 

17 Aug 17

The Friary School in Lichfield says it is “delighted that students and staff have produced excellent Sixth Form results this summer with an overall pass rate of 99%.


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Hundreds enjoy Grease drive-in movie at Beacon Park in Lichfield 

17 Aug 17

LICHFIELD’S Beacon Park hosted its first ever drive-in movie, Grease, last Saturday (August 12) on a giant inflatable screen.


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West Bromwich Albion legend stands in way of more FA Cup magic… 

17 Aug 17

LEE Hughes’ Worcester City are Chasetown’s first obstacle on the Road to Wembley this weekend but Scholars boss Scott Dundas says the ex-Baggies star is far from the hosts’ only threat.


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Call for action on Lichfield road being used as car park by… 

17 Aug 17

THE combination of worshippers and workers parking their cars in a Lichfield street is causing a major hazard according to residents.


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Firefighters are tackling blaze on farmland near Lichfield 

16 Aug 17

FIREFIGHTERS are working to extinguish a fire on farmland off the A452 Chester Road near Stonnall.


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​Former Lichfield police community support officer Leigh Yeomans… 

16 Aug 17

A FORMER PCSO from Lichfield has been sentenced for two counts of fraud after Staffordshire Police brought charges against him for false timekeeping and claims for expenses.


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Norton Aluminium evacuated as 30 firefighters battle factory… 

16 Aug 17

WORKERS were evacuated after a fire broke out at a factory near Cannock on Wednesday (August 16).


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Millions wish Burntwood gent a happy 91st birthday on Twitter and… 

16 Aug 17

A BURNTWOOD man has been celebrating his 91st birthday with millions of people on Twitter and Facebook this week after a photo of him went viral.


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Hooded thieves threaten staff before stealing cigarettes in raid… 

15 Aug 17

THIEVES threatened staff with a hammer before stealing cigarettes from a Burntwood petrol station on Saturday (August 12).


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Lichfield comes NINTH in list of 51 England cities ranked by… 

15 Aug 17

THERE are numerous claims to fame proud Lichfeldians can boast of our city.


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Cannock town centre road closure as Park Road linking A34 Ringway… 

15 Aug 17

AN ‘IMPORTANT’ link road in Cannock town centre will be resurfaced this weekend.