A Burntwood teenager battling incurable cancer has had a special guest at his bedside.
COMEDIAN Jason Manford has visited Stephen Sutton in hospital in Birmingham.
A set of 74 antique prosthetic human glass eyes is to be auctioned in Lichfield.
Burntwood teenager Stephen Sutton has insisted he’s “still here and still fighting” as he battles incurable cancer.
STEPHEN Sutton has just posted an emotional Facebook update saying he is "still fighting" and "happy".
THE incredible tally for Stephen Sutton has now smashed 1.6m and continues to rise.
A TEENAGE wildlife blogger has issued a plea for people to take pride in a Lichfield nature reserve.
A NEW bus service between Lichfield and Tamworth is due to start later this month.
AMBULANCE medics were called out to a car which had overturned on the A38 at Barton last night.
A number of groups have come together in Lichfield to plan the next steps to mitigate the impact of HS2 on communities.
Princes Park in Burntwood A world record attempt in Burntwood has been postponed.
Sir Chris Hoy Celebrities have been backing the new #thumbsupforStephen campaign to help a dying Burntwood teenager raise even more money for charity.
Stephen Sutton A terminally-ill Burntwood teenager’s fundraising efforts have topped the £1.5million mark.
More Lichfield news
Sutton Coldfield have made a last minute withdrawal from the competition, so we proceed to semi-final next Thursday, 7.30 kick off.
Burntwood Town FC will be desperate to upset the odds and secure three points this weekend.
Staffordshire FA have organised a ‘veterans’ (over 35) summer league which will take place on the outdoor 3G pitch at St.
Chasers had a huge turnout at the JK in South Wales this year, with 51 members running for the club.
The Kings Bromley Showground will become the new home of Lichfield Athletic FC .
Anyone over the age of 14 can become a referee.
The Port Vale Community Trust is delighted to reveal a new football session which is aimed at young people and adults who have a disability.
ROMULUS 2 CHASETOWN 2 Evo-Stik Northern League First Division South CHASETOWN twice came from behind to preserve their unbeaten record on the Coles Lane 3G pitch.
I’d heard from enigmatic Lichfield news satirist Five Spires Live that there was a waterfall near to the newly re-opened Horns Inn in Slitting Mill .
We’re coming to the tail-end of the English football season and, for many, it’s all over bar the shouting.
Today, reader and longstanding friend of the Brownhills Blog Stuart Cowley mailed me the above wonderful image of Chasetown Working Men's Club Committee from years past, when Stuart's Dad was involved.
A beautiful ruin dating back in part to the twelfth century, with the base of a medieval weeping cross and the shrouded effigies of two sisters in the churchyard, the remains of the old church of St Augustine in Rugeley are a real treat.
Tonight @The_Garrick in #Lichfield @StaffsCadets introduced the amazing @policeorchestra .
Not a lot of people know this, but Prince William was once a member of the IRA! He has since left the organisation, as BBC Breakfast News reported this morning in this hilarious broadcasting Oops...
New @StaffsCadets Unit #Lichfield ? Enhance young lives! @The_Garrick fundraiser Nat Police Orchestra tomorrow 730pm http://t.
Promising talks on providing new @StaffsPolice station in #Lichfield jobs to the area.
Tomorrow 7.30pm @The_Garrick Concert by National Police Orchestra to fund new @StaffsCadet Unit for #Lichfield .
Conservatives on Staffordshire County Council want to close Burntwood’s Household Waste and Recycling Site for the second time in four years.Burntwood Labour Councillors 8 Apr
Former County Councillor for Burntwood South Division and Summerfield Ward Town and District Councillor, Steve Norman, said: “This will be the second time in four years that the Conservative Cabinet on Staffordshire County Council have attempted to...
Walking through Leomansley Wood (or was it Sloppy Wood? I’m never sure where one stops and the other starts), I came across hundreds of wood anenomes growing alongside Leomansley Brook.
Pleased to provide @Lichfield_DC with more money than ever before to fund local ideas that help make Lichfield safer http://t.
Lichfield District Council increases Council Tax to maximum allowed, uses nearly £359,000 from reserves and cuts services.Burntwood Labour Councillors 7 Apr
The Conservatives voted to increase Council Tax to the maximum of 1.99% allowed before it triggers a referendum under the Government’s anti-localism rules.
Vintage vehicles will be on show at an event near Lichfield.
The second Lichfield Critical Mass ride takes place this Friday evening, meeting at 6:30pm at Speakers Corner on Dam Street in Lichfield for a fun, leaderless event.
Come along for a dirty, loud evening at the Birmingham Speedway where we'll be watching the Birmingham Brummies takes on their Poole opponents in the Elite League.
A healthy Good Friday audience turned out for a performance by the Lucy Ward Band, when the renowned singer returned to play for Lichfield Arts.
The Vienna Festival Ballet will be bringing the classic Swan Lake to the Lichfield Garrick next month.
April 21st - Not a bad bank holiday, all-in-all.
The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station is 30 May at 7:00 at; Curborough Community Centre Reynolds Close Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 7NY Tel: 01543 417149 Anyone who holds and interest in our heritage, and is interested in ...
Since discovering a LNWR ticket shed in a back garden in Hammerwich in 2012, we were lead to believe that the building was from the platform off Hammerwich Station.
After nearly 3 years of being stored on the main track outside the Quattro Rail compound (the former Charringtons/BP ol terminal), and after being subject of vandalism graffiti (see April 2013 article) , the locomotives have been pulled along the ...
April 20th - An odd day, really.
April 19th - I was fiddling with a mechanical fault all day.
After nearly 3 years of being stored on the main track outside the Quattro Rail compound (the former Charringtons/BP ol terminal), and after being subject of vandalism graffiti, the Balfour locos have been pulled alonf the track and across the ...
MANY Lichfield grandparents are praying that they will be left alone over the Bank Holiday weekend.
A college for apprentices and a training centre for trade union Unite could provide another boost to Birmingham's Eastside area...
DEVELOPER St Modwen has secured outline planning permission for a residential scheme at Little Haywood in Staffordshire.
It represents a remarkable rise for Mr Boparan, who started at a butcher’s shop in Bilston and now lives in Little Aston, and went on to take over household names like Northern Foods and Harry Ramsden’s...
An improved city centre could be on the way after an agreement was reached to create a Business Improvement District in Lichfield.
COMPENSATION packages for homeowners and businesses whose lives will be disrupted by the HS2 high-speed rail scheme have been announced.
AN increasing number of businesses in Greater Birmingham think that the HS2 rail link between Birmingham and London will have a positive impact, according to a new survey.
Business owners are celebrating improvements to a Burntwood shopping area.
A FORMER shop unit in Lichfield has undergone extensive refurbishment to open as a new micropub a move which reinforces the increasing popularity of the city, commercial property agents have s...
A Lichfield shop has been told to pay £5,000 because of noisy refrigeration units.
Everyones invited to get on their bike and join a cycle ride to the National Memorial Arboretum on Sunday 27 April 2014.
Keen twitchers are invited to help an RSPB expert to survey Beacon Parks feathered friends this April.
On Thursday 10 April 2014 Lichfield Town Team, Lichfield District Council and Birmingham Chamber for Commerce...
Children are invited to go on a guided walking tour of Lichfields landmarks to find out horrible facts about the citys blood thirsty history.
Project partners raised a glass to celebrate the completion of a makeover project in Burntwood.
The ribbon was cut, officially opening Beacon Parks new skatepark, on Saturday 5 April 2014.
With the European Parliamentary elections taking place on Thursday 22 May, Lichfield District Council is urging eligible residents to make sure they are registered to vote.
A Lichfield shop is facing a penalty of more than 5,000 for noisy refrigeration units.
Development agreement is extended.
A group of police officers, staff and retired officers, have set themselves a challenge to raise money for a children’s charity by cycling 900 miles from Lands End to John O’Groats.
An awareness evening about the role of an investigative officer will be held at police headquarters ahead of recruiting 12 new investigators.
Confiscation orders to the tune of £1.3m have hit criminals in the pocket thanks to Staffordshire Police.
Special Constables will be out in force across Staffordshire to mark National Specials Weekend.
The father of a female officer shot and killed in the line of duty supported Team Staffs in Lichfield on the last leg of the Run to Remember.
Staffordshire Police is appealing for the public to report any sightings of a missing school girl.
The father of a female officer shot and killed in the line of duty will be supporting Team Staffs in Lichfield on the last leg of the Run to Remember.
Warwickshire Horse Watch and Staffordshire Horse Watch have teamed up to help horse owners protect their horse’s rugs against theft.
Three men have been charged with conspiracy to steal £93,000 in connection with an attack on a cash machine in Staffordshire.
- Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield 22/11/2013
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The Cathedral church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Chad in Lichfield, Staffordshire.
After an overcast start the remainder of today we will see the cloud fragment a little during the morning to allow for some brighter spells to break through.
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