PLANS to prevent vehicles from waiting at various locations across Lichfield are to be considered by city councillors on Thursday (December 16).
THERE is congestion on the A38 near Lichfield following an accident at Weeford.
THE FORMER wife of celebrated English physicist Stephen Hawking will be one of the speakers at the next Lichfield Literature Festival.
ON this day in 1883 Molly Bloor, a 20-year-old prostitute from Longton in the Potteries, was brought before magistrates in Lichfield.
HARD-UP families in Lichfield could get financial help to pay their water bills over Christmas and the New Year with help from charitable body, Severn Trent Trust Fund (STTF).
Lichfield’s Friarsgate redevelopment has moved a step closer as preparatory work began this week.
POLITICIANS need to work together to deal with the huge threat that the county's health and care services are under says the leader of the Staffordshire County Labour Group.
A LICHFIELD man made his 134th blood donation recently and was surprised to discover that it was 50 years to the day since he made his first.
SANTA continues his tour of Lichfield's streets today (Thursday, December 8) spreading Christmas cheer and checking to see if children have been good.
INVESTIGATORY works are beginning in preparation for Lichfield's long-awaited Friarsgate shopping scheme.
THE LICHFIELD Garrick is billing its Christmas show Sleeping Beauty its "most spectacular pantomime ever.
BURGLARS raised a house in Yoxall this morning (Tuesday, December 6).
TALENTED young Lichfield writer, the winner of a reporting competition for local primary school children, who saw her report published in the Mercury, has been presented with a certificate and pen to mark her achievement.
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Thanks to Cath for organising last night’s night-O in the new area, Heath Hayes.
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Lichfield City FC missed out on a place in the next round of the Polymac Packaging League Cup after a 4-2 loss against St Andrews.
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Tom Reid from the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust has been in touch to let us know about the organised walk of the SUmmerhill section that's taking place this Saturday, 3rd December 2016.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (24th November 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
Burntwood’s Labour County Councillor calls on NHS Chief to make public their Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)Burntwood Labour Councillors 19 Nov
17 November 2016 Dear Mr Stevens On behalf of the Labour Group at Staffordshire County Council, I am calling for the immediate publication of the STP plans in order to engage the public in addressing the challenges faced by the Staffordshire care and...
RAF Lichfield, or Fradley Aerodrome as it was sometimes known, was Staffordshire’s busiest airfield during the Second World War.
Dave Moore, the Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire has been in touch with some great news about Lichfield's greatest hidden asset, Sandfields Pumping Station and Dave's campaign with the Lichfield Waterworks Trust...
Labour councillors at Staffordshire County Council were hoping to get support for women disadvantaged by changes in the State Pension Age – but have been voted down by the controlling Conservative Group.
Tom Reid from the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust has been in touch to let us know about the progress they're making in opening up the former canal towpath as a walking route between Barracks Lane and Summerhill, aided by corporate ...
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (29th September 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
Here's a quick one that's piqued my intent and left me pondering, so I thought I'd share it - friend of New Hall Mill Alan Dawson has asked a really excellent question about my frequent 365daysofbiking muse, Shenstone Railway Station.
This Sunday 26th September 2016, there's a charity dog walk being held by Oscars Pet Foods of Lichfield and the Lichfield & Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust, taking place along the Lichfield Canal Heritage Towpath Trail near Borrowcop on the A51.
Very late notice from the cardiganmonger Kate from the Lichfield Lore that her history group Lichfield Discovered is venturing out this morning (17th September 2016) for a Sandfields Waterworks history walk which is starting from Speakers Corner by ...
PRIVATE DICK WHITTINGTON B2, Belgrade Theatre, Thursday 8 th December, 2016 While the pantomime larges it in the main house, it has become a tradition in the Belgrade’s studio space to stage an alternative version.
Comic Lee Hurst is bringing his new tour to Lichfield.
Fill your Christmas stocking with festive goodies and join in seasonal activities for free across Lichfield City this yuletide.
December 3rd - Another great Christmas tree - always one of my favourites - it the one on Swan Island at Burntwood.
December 3rd - A bit of a down day, really - although the evening picked up well.
December 1st - The long-closed Shire Oak Pub at the crossroads atop Shire Oak hill reopened only a few days ago, and it’s so nice to see the building lit up again at night.
Fantastic tour of Maplebrook Pumping Station in Burntwood this morning.
A trio of musicians will bring a show with a festive twist to Lichfield during the festive period.
Two celebrated virtuoso musicians will make a welcome return to Lichfield Guildhall when harpist Marie Ni Chathasaigh and guitarist Chris Newman play their seasonal Celtic Christmas Strings show tomorrow (December 3).
Blast Off performing Lichfield community band Blast Off will be performing in the city this weekend.
Festive fun will come to Burntwood this weekend as the town holds its Christmas Festival.
Oh yes it is – the curtain is going up on the Lichfield Garrick’s annual pantomime.
Well it’s that time of year again when the Christmas shows start to twinkle one by one and this year the Rep’s got what I might respectfully call the posh panto with this elegant and extremely sophisticated adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’...
Staffordshire County Council approved almost £5 million in cuts to health and care services in September this year, which would see £439,000 of the Citizens Advice service’s funding being lost.
ONE of the regions busiest motorway junctions is set to undergo major improvements in preparation for the development of a new interchange station serving the HS2 high speed rail line.
50-acre plot in north Birmingham acquired by the Government to house a new rolling stock maintenance depot...
Vitally needed warehousing pledged for Staffordshire business park after multi-million funding injectionTheBusinessDesk 2 Dec
A £21.6m development along the corridor of the M6 Toll is the first project to receive backing from a new West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) investment fund.
A PRIME industrial site on the fringe of Birmingham city centre has been sold in a deal worth around £25m.
A Lichfield cutlery and gift firm is launching its Christmas sale this weekend.
THE 200 millionth customer to use the M6 Toll could use the pay-to-drive motorway today.
MPs from all parties accuse high speed rail developers of delaying a planned business park in Washwood Heath...
AN INDEPENDENT hotel group has bought a three-star hotel in Lichfield to add to its existing three properties.
Only 10 new jobs to be created on site once earmarked for HS2...
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.
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New plans for the major city centre redevelopment, Friarsgate, are going on display to the public this month.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Family Festival of Carols is set to take place at Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday, December 4.
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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A bridge over the M6 Toll Road heading away from Chasewater Country Park. The Road runs along the boundary between Burntwood (a district of Lichfield), in Staffordshire and Brownhills (a district of
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