The chihuahua taken from a car boot sale in Hammerwich A puppy has been taken from its owner at a car boot sale in Hammerwich.
We’ve put together a quick guide to some of the facts and figures surrounding the candidates and parties hoping to win votes in Lichfield and Burntwood at the General Election.
A Lichfield charity are looking for a new home for two cats.
AN ACCLAIMED young Russian cellist is set to put her incredible musical talent on display when she steps in to the spotlight in Lichfield.
I WROTE recently in the Mercury about my visit to Auschwitz Birkenau.
Michael Fabricant has dismissed claims he snubbed local voters by not appearing at a hustings event ahead of the general election.
Here is the rose thief story: Amateur gardener Mr John Williams is offering a 25 reward in a bid to trap a thief who tore up rose plants outside his home last week.
TRAFFIC flow, diversion routes and the effectiveness of road signs in Lichfield will all be investigated during a project planned for this financial year says Staffordshire County Council.
TWO Lichfield actors have landed top roles in forthcoming West End productions.
THREE car parks on the edge of Lichfield city centre remain free to use due to vandalism.
Voters believe that the UK should remain within the European Union, although many in favour of a membership referendum taking place.
It has been almost a year since the inspirational Stephen Sutton lost his battle with incurable cancer.
STAFFORDSHIRE Police are issuing a warning to residents in Lichfield after receiving several calls with regards to a man posing as a parcel delivery driver who has been tricking locals into giving their card details.
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Congratulations to our juniors who beat the mighty OD in today’s Yvette Baker round.
With one eye on Monday’s Walsall Senior Cup Final, Chasetown manager Marcus Law made nine changes to his side for the trip to Kidsgrove.
The region found itself in a position this year of not having a club available to promote the Regional Road Race Championships for 2015.
PLANS are in place for the third annual Stephen Sutton motorbike ride-out in honour of the inspirational late 19-year-old.
Staffordshire racing driver Andrew Jordan is hoping for a string of good results at Thruxton in the next round of the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
Don’t miss your chance to be part of the first international tournament to be hosted at St George’s Park, the home of England’s 24 national teams.
The bluebells are starting to appear in Leomansley and Sloppy Woods! Access to the woods is via an entrance on Christchurch Lane or you can get there by walking across Pipe Green.
I’m in the midst of writing an assignment so just a very quick one that I’m hoping to follow up when I’ve more time.
Our Lichfield Discovered group has been walking, talking, photographing and filming its way around Lichfield and the surrounding area for over eighteen months.
I see that there Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is has another talk on this evening with her informal and fun Lichfield local history group, Lichfield Discovered.
If you want to help deliver leaflets, become a registered supporter or join the Burntwood Branch Labour Party contact us on burntwoodlabour@gmail.
Without wishing to state the obvious, this blog is called Lichfield Lore.
Wall is one of the most interesting, if unimaginatively named, villages around these parts.
Thanks to @LichfieldBower for funding which will help bring a new @StaffsCadets Unit for #Lichfield a step closer http://t.
Thank you @rotary #Lichfield St Chad Keith Eagland Club Pres for a warm welcome excellent QnA session last night http://t.
Planning permission with @Lichfield_DC re new investigation centre of excellence for @StaffsPolice opp #Hedgehog Pub http://t.
I had a really interesting and informative trip out to Burntwood last Friday with County Councillor Sue Woodward and Wayne Mortiboys the District Commissioning Lead.
Last month, Lily Flintham re-discovered two boxes full of tiles being stored in one of the old gaol cells at Lichfield Guildhall.
April 24th - A long ride today.
Monthly Progress Meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust, formally known as the Friends of Sandfields Pumping StationMorturn - Sandfields Pumping Station 24 Apr
Monthly Progress Meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust, formally known as the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station.
Lichfield newest pub just one year old ‘The Whippet’ has won the best pub for 2015 awarded by the Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield branch of Camra.
Two new arts projects have been launched at Lichfield Cathedral.
The April Cycle Rides For All is this Sunday to Fisherwick lakes, a round trip of about 8 miles from Freedom Cycles at the bus station in town.
TWO “significant” new visual art projects for Lichfield launched in the city this week.
April 22nd - A spin around Stonnall on an errand on the way home, and it’s getting to late spring, early summer, or at least it feels that way: warm air, surrounded by flowers and greening hedgerows and trees.
A memorial plaque depicting HMS Tuna and the Cockleshell Heroes A new memorial to the men who took part in a daring World War Two raid in Nazi-occupied Europe is set to be unveiled.
Along with a lucky audience of Garrick first-nighters I dropped in to see the new production of Amanda Whittington’s updated hit play Satin n’ Steel and I must say this highly entertaining, bitter-sweet love story packs a punch with some real ...
The glasses are gleaming and the pumps have been polished in time for the Lichfield Springtime Beer Festival.
Lichfield and Burntwood UKIP candidate John Rackham promised local voters a real treat when he announced a series of public readings following his hugely successful appearance at the People InSpired election hustings last Sunday (19 April).
At the risk of repeating myself, yet another busy week for Lichfield Re:Cycle.
The last Friday of the month is traditionally (though not in Birmingham for some reason) the night for Critical Mass rides the world over.
George Osborne has announced an expansion of the city centre enterprise zone to take in the regeneration area around Curzon HS2 Station...
A Lichfield pizza takeaway has been refused permission to install illuminated advertising.
Work to help students with autism at a Lichfield school has been aided by a £500 donation.
A Lichfield business has been highlighting its work to improve the state of Britain’s roads.
Shoppers and businesses hit by the temporary closure of a city centre car park in Lichfield have been reassured that the disruption will be “worth it in the long run”.
VITAL regional rail projects could be severely impacted as skilled rail workers are diverted onto construction of high-speed rail project HS2, according to a supplier of skilled labour to the rail ind...
A Burntwood restaurant is bidding to extend its opening hours to meet demand.
Scottish nationalists say they plan to use post-Election power for a radical shake-up of high-speed rail plans for the UK...
Simon Price, Cathedral Shop manager Anne Waller and Jason Dyer outside the Cathedral Shop A partnership between Lichfield Cathedral and a local cutlery firm has been agreed.
Beacon Park hosts Ambulance Service course on how to use the parks new defibrillator.
Lichfield city centre car park is to be closed temporarily for maintenance work.
Head to Museum Gardens on May Day to enjoy traditional fun and games.
Get on your bike on Sunday 26 April 2015 to join a cycle ride to Fisherwick Lakes.
Lichfield District Council has published the statement of persons nominated for the parliamentary, district and parish elections that will take place on Thursday 7 May.
If you havent registered to vote, you wont be able to have your say come polling day.
Lichfield District residents are being warned to watch out for bogus insulation or boiler companies that are offering householders improvements to their properties.
Lichfield Green Badge Guides have been guiding tourists and locals around Lichfield for a quarter of a century.
A company based in Cannock has been prosecuted after an ex-employee was seen dumping an old three-piece suite from a company vehicle.
A 58-year-old man is in custody following a fire at a property in Burntwood.
Partnerships Against Business Crime in Staffordshire (PABCIS) is an innovative concept in the world of tackling business crime and is at the forefront of the fight against crime and disorder affecting businesses in Staffordshire across the...
A temporary closure notice has been issued on a licensed premises in a rural Lichfield village.
A woman has been handed a hospital order under section 37 and a restriction order under section 41 of the Mental Health Act for the unlawful killing of her partner at her home Lichfield.
A man has been jailed for 20 years following a detailed investigation into sexual offences.
The West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit (WM ROCU) is a collaboration between the police forces of Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Mercia and Warwickshire to fight organised crime across the region.
Statement from Temporary Chief Constable Jane Sawyers in response to the determination of Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner on Operation KalmiaStaffordshire Police: Tamworth Borough 18 Mar
Temporary Chief Constable Jane Sawyers: “I welcome the determination the Police and Crime Commissioner has reached and remain grateful for the support family, friends and colleagues have given me during the investigation.
The National Police Counter Terrorism Network and partners have rolled out the next phase of an awareness raising campaign designed to reach out to families, to help prevent young people travelling to Syria.
We're appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on the A513 this morning, Friday 13 March.
- Lichfield, Staffordshire, cathedral, south choir aisle, trinity window
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Sir Brooke Boothby purchased some glass from Herkenrode Abbey, near Liège, which had recently been suppressed by Napoleon. The glass was sold to the Dean and Chapter for £200 (the price paid by Boothby
The jet stream is set beyond the south of the UK and this positioning will bring some rain in Portugal and Spain but, for today in our area, we will see the early general cloud cover fragment to around 40% to bring us some brighter spells as the ...
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