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News
Cinderella at Tamworth Castle Grounds 

8 Dec 17

This year Tamworth Pantomime are putting on Cinderella in the Big Top on the castle grounds.


News
Review: Aladdin 

6 Dec 17

Christmas is just around the corner folks which means it’s time to get your panto panties on for a night of laughter, spectacle and festive cheer as the Lichfield Garrick Production company bring Aladdin to the stage.


News
Top 5 must see pantos in Staffordshire this Christmas 

1 Dec 17

It’s almost Panto season…Oh no it isn’t….


Sport
Longton Rugby captain confident bad run of form is over 

1 Dec 17

Longton Rugby captain George Glenn, believes the club are in good spirits following their recent run of positive results.


Business
HS2 rail link to Staffordshire and Crewe confirmed by Sir David Higgins 

24 Nov 17

After a four month consultation, the boss of HS2 has confirmed the new rail line WILL be ploughing through Staffordshire and Crewe.


News
Stafford captain Mat Bailey urges the teammates to continue run as they play host Rushall Olympic 

15 Nov 17

Stafford Rangers captain Mat Bailey has urged his teammates to pick up from where they left off on Saturday as they play Rushall Olympic tonight in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League.


News
Tamworth Boxing Club falls short of European award 

15 Nov 17

Tamworth Boxing Club were within touching distance of an international award, but the club has gone down swinging as the accolade went elsewhere.


News
Teenager sentenced after hit and run in Tamworth 

15 Nov 17

A 15-year-old boy has been sentenced at Newcastle Youth Court for a hit and run incident in Tamworth on October 19 at the Beauchamp Industrial Park.


News
Major cyber crime event is coming to Staffordshire 

30 Oct 17

Representatives from the business sector, law enforcement and local authorities are gearing up for a big event of the year, an Online Fraud Conference to tackle cyber crime.


News
Santa’s Christmas Grotto’s – find him in Staffordshire 

27 Oct 17

Heading in to the holiday season, your children are going to need a place to take their lists, here’s a list of some of the local Santa experiences: Planters – Tamworth 18th November – 24th December Hosting a range of options for meeting Santa …


News
Four men jailed for high-powered car burglaries in Tamworth 

21 Oct 17

Four Tamworth men have been jailed for a total of 12 years for burglaries where high-powered cars were targeted in South Staffordshire and Warwickshire.


News
Drayton Manor Park signs Armed Forces Covenant 

13 Oct 17

A special escape for all of the family, Drayton Manor Park is proud to announce that they have officially signed the Armed Forces Covenant.


News
Two arrested after police drug raid in Tamworth 

13 Oct 17

A man and a teenager have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences after Staffordshire Police carried out a house raid in Tamworth.


Sport
Martyn Davies ‘upset’ after shock sacking by Market Drayton 

6 Oct 17

Former Market Drayton Town manager Martyn Davies says he is ‘upset’ after his shock axing by the Club after Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat to Alvechurch.


Sport
Lichfield Ladies RUFC bid to overturn Super League exclusion 

31 Mar 17

Lichfield Ladies RUFC will find out today if an appeal against exclusion from the new Women’s Super League has been successful.


News
Mother’s Day world record set at Staffordshire’s Drayton Manor theme park 

28 Mar 17

More than 1,000 people helped break a Mother’s Day record in Staffordshire – by writing messages in honour of their mums.


News
Leicester Tigers set to play last home Aviva League fixture in Lichfield 

17 Mar 17

Leicester Tigers are set to play their last home match of the Aviva ‘A’ League season at Lichfield Rugby Club in Staffordshire.


Sport
Leek Rugby Club looking to keep up winning streak as Longton, Stoke and Newcastle all aim to bounce back 

10 Mar 17

Longton host high-flying Broadstreet in National League Three Midlands this weekend with relegation still a possibility as the season nears its conclusion.


Sport
Anger over exclusion of Lichfield Ladies from Women’s Rugby Super League 

2 Mar 17

A protest campaign is underway following a shock decision to exclude Lichfield Ladies from the new national Women’s Rugby Super League.


Sport
Lichfield RUFC “surprised and extremely disappointed” as RFU exclude women’s team from new Super Rugby League 

1 Mar 17

Lichfield Ladies are “surprised and extremely disappointed” after the Rugby Football Union made the decision to not incldue the club in the ten-team list for next season’s new Women’s Super Rugby league.


Sport
Nantwich Town sign John Johnstone on loan from Salford City 

24 Feb 17

Nantwich Town have completed the signing of  22-year-old attacker John Johnstone on loan from Salford City for a month.


News
Storm Doris leaves train cancellations and delays across Staffordshire 

24 Feb 17

Calm weather may have returned but Storm Doris has left a trail of train cancellations and delays for Staffordshire travellers after battering the country with winds up to 100 mph.


Sport
Longton and Stoke on their travels as Leek host Newcastle in busy weekend of Staffordshire rugby 

16 Feb 17

Longton face a tricky trip to the Second City for their National League 3 Midlands clash with Birmingham Solihull this Saturday.


Sport
Lichfield racing driver Ant Whorton-Eales signs for AmD Tuning 

14 Feb 17

Renault Clio Cup 2016 champion Ant Whorton-Eales is “delighted” to join AmD tuning for the 2017 season of the British Touring Car Championship .


Sport
Leek Town boss disappointed fixture with Spalding United was postponed 

8 Feb 17

Leek Town manager Ant Danylyk was left frustrated as their fixture with Spalding United was postponed.