Hundreds of fundraisers stepped out to take on the World’s Shortest Fun run in Burntwood .
Hundreds of people have taken part in the World’s Shortest Fun Run event in Burntwood.
BIKERS and classic car owners are set to take part in the fourth Stephen Sutton Ride Out later this month.
A LICHFIELD family's beloved pet cat has used one of its nine lives after being the victim of a shooting.
LICHFIELD and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust has received a donation of over 500, thanks to shoppers at Waitrose.
CAMPAIGNERS calling on Staffordshire County Council to hold a public consultation on the future of Lichfield Library and the Friary have handed in a petition bolstered by more than 6,300 signatures.
EXCLUSIVE: The leader of Burntwood Town Council has confirmed he will step down next month.
LICHFIELD Film is back after a hiatus sparked by venue difficulties.
A LICHFIELD fashion designer has taken part in a special project at Selfridges in Birmingham which aims to guide the latest and emerging talent of the future.
THERE is just one more day for local women to apply for the Miss Lichfield contest, the first prize for which is 1,000 cash.
THE city of Lichfield and the surrounding district has a history of traditions going back centuries and many are still held including the Shrove Tuesday Fair, the Lichfield Greenhill Bower (at one time held on Whit Monday now Spring Bank Holiday ...
GENRE-JUMPING vocalist Theo Jackson is coming to the Lichfield Garrick's jazz nights this May.
A new system of funding infrastructure projects will create a fairer and more transparent system of charging developers, a councillor has claimed.
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Report from Simon Alexander Emile Alexander and Hayden Norris were the sole representatives of Lichfield CCC in the U14 age group out of a total field of 65 riders for this incredibly popular and competitive event drawing in some of the top...
Congratulations to Bob Dredge on a fantastic podium place in the M65 class at the British Champs on Brown Clee.
National XC round 1 Pembrey We arrived at Pembrey Country Park on the Thursday before the event.
Results here Splitsbrowser here Winsplits here Routegadget here...
Congratulations to Iain Stamp, Mark Stodgell and Mike Barnby on an impressive 3rd place in the highly competitive Men’s Short at the British Relay Champs.
Tipton Harrier Stewart Hawkes romped home to win the 2016 Lichfield Half Marathon.
Lichfield City FC ended their league campaign with a defeat.
Last game of the season sees Lichfield City U10’s crowned as League Champions for 2015-16...
“Pats on the back” are numerous this week for several reasons.
We've talked about Harpers busses here on the blog a lot over the years - many of us have fond memories of catching these distinctive green double deckers and coaches to popular local destinations, like Birmingham, Lichfield and Cannock.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (28th April 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
I see that there Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is organising a great Sunday afternoon historical walk along the line of the old town boundary ditch, with her informal and fun Lichfield local history group, Lichfield Discovered.
If you're wondering what all the sirens were in Brownhills early this evening (Thursday, 21st April 2016), there was a fairly large fire broke out at National Tyres, just at Co-op Corner, on the junction of Lichfield Road and Ogley Road.
It was bad news for Walsall Wood on Tuesday evening when they were away against Lichfield City, who knocked them out of the Walsall Senior Cup after some very strong soccer.
I just had to share this - you'll remember that much loved historian and Walsall cyclist and character Jack Haddock passed away recently - well, yesterday it was Jack's funeral which took place in Lichfield.
If you've been considering going to see the wonderful Brownhills Musical Theatre Company but haven't decided yet, tickets for their May show at Lichfield Garrick - Evita - are about 90% sold out, so this is your last chance to bag a seat to see one ...
I see that there Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is has an informal local history meeting on this evening with her irreverent and fun Lichfield history group, Lichfield Discovered.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this evening (Thursday 31st March 2016) there will be the Annual General Meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
There is still a steady trickle of information coming in on the late, great Edgar Pritchard and his amateur cinefilms, of which I think the most notable is 'The Poacher's Apprentice', the wonderful short, silent movie about a young lad befriending a ...
In September last year our knowledgeable MP, Michael Fabricant discovered Food Hygiene Ratings.
The introduction to the guidebook for Holy Trinity at Eccleshall includes the following modern version of Psalm 84 Verse 10, “I’d rather scrub the floors of in the house of my God than be honoured as a guest in the palace of sin”.
Last week, on International Women’s Day, one of my brilliant friends Patti shared an article with me on Facebook.
I'm pleased to bring readers more great news from the Lichfield Scrap Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre - it's had a makeover, and a bit of a rebrand, and reopens this Saturday lunchtime at 12pm.
May 2nd - After what seems like weeks of grey, cold weather it was wonderful to be out in the sun.
Petplan, the UK pet insurance provider, is to introduce health insurance for pet owners’ families as part of its premier level cover, offering “long-term peace of mind for your dog, your cat and now your children”.
Lichfield parents say they will be sending their children to school tomorrow (May 3) despite a planned national day of action with thousands of primary-aged youngsters expected to stay at home.
May 1st - A blustery and occasionally wet ride over to Walton on Trent and back through Lullington and Clifton Campville - but true to my promise, I found the colours of spring.
April 20th - As the weather had cleared, I stopped to snap a familiar view - from Shire Oak to Lichfield and beyond.
EXCLUSIVE: The leader of Burntwood Town Council has confirmed he will step down next month.
Final preparations are taking place for a weekend of free entertainment in Lichfield city centre over the Bank Holiday weekend.
International health club group Virgin Active is expected to bid for Friary Grange and Burntwood Leisure centres following the announcement by Lichfield District Council of plans to abdicate its civic responsibility and off load public assets onto ...
Audiences in Lichfield will be moving to the beat of the drum as a touring show visits Lichfield next month.
Spring 1991, and Ken carries me over the threshold of what will be our home for the next 25 years.
Gypsy jazz guitarists Duets for Django return to Lichfield for an acoustic performance.
Lichfield primary school children were given an insight into the importance of waterways in the Victorian period when they visited the city’s canal restoration project.
The sounds of the Mod era will be on offer in Lichfield this weekend.
A group of shanty singers are bringing their own brand of music to Lichfield Mysteries.
Businesses are being urged to support the Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park.
Moves to revitalise a shopping arcade in Lichfield city centre have been unveiled.
A report has recommended councillors refuse an Alrewas company permission to store 200 HGV trailers on land off the A38.
People in Burntwood have responded to a new neighbourhood plan by calling for improved shopping facilities in the town.
New radios for use by businesses are being introduced to help cut crime and anti-social behaviour in the city centre.
WHETHER the M6 Toll should be made free to use during emergencies is set to be debated in the House of Commons today.
A business breakfast networking session will take place in Lichfield next week.
Cathedral Lodge Hotel.
A DIGITAL education company which is home to the worlds largest online supply teacher network, has acquired a majority stake in a Staffordshire supply teaching agency.
Work to replace Lichfield city centre's historic style paving has been completed five weeks ahead of schedule.
Proposals to safeguard two historic buildings and open a library in the heart of Lichfield City will be scrutinised by councillors.
A Staffordshire road and rail bridge, providing access to a new multi-million-pound industrial and warehouse development, has been officially opened.
Work which will support the design of the latest phase of the Lichfield southern bypass will begin this month.
Work to replace Lichfield city centre's historic style paving is set to start in the new year.
Work to develop a Staffordshire business site will reach a major milestone with the opening of an improved road and replacement rail bridge this week.
Members of Staffordshire's highways team have been working with emergency services in Lichfield throughout the night to keep people safe following an electricity substation fire.
Want to tone up and get some exercise in the great outdoors? If youre aged between 11 and 25, you can take part in circuit sessions at Sainte Foy Recreation Area this summer for free...
New plans for the major city centre redevelopment, Friarsgate, are going on display to the public this month.
Crews have today moved into Lichfield’s new 3.2 million community fire station.
The Prince’s Trust’s Achieve programme, run in partnership with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, has been launched at Curborough Community Centre in Lichfield.
Hundreds of people flocked from far and wide to enjoy the Service’s Family Festival of Carols at Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday.
Kick off your festive celebrations with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Family Festival of Carols at Lichfield Cathedral on December 6 at 6pm.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Family Festival of Carols is set to take place at Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday, December 6.
With just days to go until the Open Day this Sunday, Staffordshire Police are busy making final preparations as they set to throw open their gates and host a behind the scenes day at Police Headquarters.
Staffordshire Police is encouraging residents to take part in the biggest ever poll on countryside crime before it closes next week.
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The incident happened at around 11pm on Saturday 23 May after a kick boxing event.
- Museum Gardens, Lichfield – Gents and Chandlers Cafe
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Return to Beacon Park – Museum Gardens in Lichfield.
Gents and Chandlers Cafe.
It was built in 1930.
It was built with old materials from the porition of the Friary which was taken down in 1925 on
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