A NEW on-demand bus service linking Burntwood with Lichfield and Rugeley has been announced.
LICHFIELD is the happiest place in Staffordshire, according to new research.
THOUSANDS of bikers will flock to Staffordshire on Saturday for the 2016 Ride to the Wall at the National Memorial Arboretum near Lichfield.
THIS footage captures the precarious journey made by a 40-tonne HGV through narrow country lanes near Lichfield at one point even braving a small Victorian bridge spanning a canal.
LICHFIELD and Burntwood residents are warned to be on their guard following two street robberies yesterday, Thursday 29 September.
A LICHFIELD man has used secret recordings to expose the harrowing mistreatment of his 80-year-old mother in a 1,000 a week care home.
FRIENDS of a Whittington man who died while kayaking in North Wales have described him as the "life and soul of the party.
The Lichfield Garrick had been named the most welcoming theatre in the West Midlands.
Campaigners are celebrating after an agreement was reached to replace a bus service which was due to be axed.
A CANOEIST who died after getting into difficulty while kayaking on a river in North Wales has been named by police.
LICHFIELD residents had a mad mid-morning moment when a herd of escaped cows wandered down their road.
THE highest peak in Africa awaits the arrival of Jane Sutton, the mother of Burntwood's inspirational teenager Stephen Sutton MBE.
THE battle is on to save a vital Burntwood to Lichfield bus service, which has been axed to help secure other routes.
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During the hours of 14.00 - 16.30 on Thursday 29th October, and 10.30 - 14.00 on Friday 30th October, the Staffordshire FA Offices will be closed for staff training.
This month 5 years ago I ended my burst of late 30s fitness jumping off a garage roof in Russia at the World Cup MTBO final in the sprint.
Tuesday 4th October will see the introduction of a NEW 7 a-side League at Staffordshire University.
Great riding again from supported rider Toby Barnes-his race report below This weekend was round 4 of the West Midlands cyclocross series at The Heart of the England conference Centre.
Chasetown FC ended their run of six games without a win with a much needed three points.
An entertaining contest, which swung both ways, was finally decided in the final quarter when Tamworth pulled clear with three tries against Burntwood RUFC.
Fans wanting to cheer on England’s Under-21s against Bosnia & Herzegovina next month can now do so for just £1.
The postponed West Midlands Relays will take place on Shoal Hill this weekend (Sunday, 2nd October).
An entertaining contest, which swung both ways, was finally decided in the final quarter when Tamworth pulled clear with three tries.
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 ...
Readers who've been hanging around this ramshackle, leaky village pump for a while will no doubt remember how we've touched here on the history of local marching bands, particularly the Burntwood Blue Birds Jazz Band.
Everybody will be sad to hear that a mature Cedar tree near St.
During the school's recent half-term break there was a spate of unsociable behaviour incidents on Beacon Street , with late night street noise and merriment.
Readers may well recall the awful and largely forgotten story surrounding Colenal James Kilian, and his cruelty and subsequent disgrace following the mistreatment of soldiers at the U.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (25th August 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
Last week here I featured a film clip made be photo restorer and friend of the blog Lisa Ashby, celebrating Brownhills and the Black Country - Well, Lisa's been at it again, and made a lovely clip about The Burntwood Bluebirds, the award-winning ...
I see that there Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is organising a great Monday evening historical walk visiting twenty buildings around Lichfield, with her informal and fun Lichfield local history group, Lichfield Discovered.
This week has seen us host a group of young Germans who come each year to Staffordshire to maintain the war graves at the Cannock Chase cemetery.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (28th July 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
A quiet start to the football season at Oak Park last Saturday (16th July 2016) as the lads from the Wood faced the mighty Chasetown in a pre-season friendly that sadly, didn't go the Woodmen's way.
On the 2nd of May 1985 -(date on the back thanks to Mom) – my dad has photographed me staring forth with my binoculars from the Barr Beacon War Memorial (236 metres) on a visit home.
September 29th - A long morning involving a trip to Telford with a stop off at Tipton on the way.
A new artwork has gone on display at the Lichfield Garrick.
September 25th - I spotted this handsome cat loafing in a field of stubble at Hademore,near Whittington.
September 25th - A windy, wolfish day with lots of sun and a few showers.
It is 1924 and for Persephone life is just beginning.
Lichfield’s Night Watch crack down on “West Midlands filth” breaching the Wall via the Cross City line.Five Spires Live 25 Sep
Staffordshire Police have responded in support of Lichfield’s self-styled Watchers on the Wall to rid the city of West Midland migrant youths pouring into Lichfield City train station and causing havoc in the town.
Under its new chief executive Fiona Allan Birmingham Hippodrome is currently on a mission to bring unique events to the Midlands and grow an audience that’s both dynamic and diverse – and on last night’s showing it really works.
September 21st - I’d had to nip to Birmingham late, and came back to Shenstone.
September 20th - It was so beautiful on the way home that I decided to take a spin around Stonnall and Shenstone, just to catch the golden hour.
Event at the National Memorial Arboretum to lift the lid on role of women during World War One and World War TwoLichfield Live 22 Sep
The role of women during World War One and World War Two will be explored in Alrewas this weekend.
People were given a rare glimpse inside a Grade II listed building in Burntwood as it threw open its doors as part of a heritage event.
An adventurous new departure into an expressionist style of production for Different Animal theatre here with an almost choreographic retelling of Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, the iconic political parable that is Animal Farm.
A Lichfield chef will be hosting free cookery demonstrations in the city this weekend.
City will lobby to bring forward opening of high speed rail to make 2026 a year to remember...
A new partnership aiming to boost the Lichfield economy by £46million has been launched.
A TV programme has gone behind the doors of the UK’s only remaining toilet making factory.
A Macmillan Coffee Morning fundraiser will be taking place at a Lichfield business.
The future of Whittington Heath Golf Club has been preserved despite new high-speed rail line cutting a swathe through eight acres of its course...
A national nursery company founded in Lichfield has continued its expansion.
Thousands of building, engineering, design and construction jobs will be created on the HS2 line during the first three years...
A new street food event is launching in Lichfield.
THE Government is being urged to take a second look at an enlarged Birmingham Airport in preparation for an increase in business once HS2 opens.
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.
- Spire Climb – St Mary's in the Market Square, Lichfield – City Jewellers
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I have finally got around to having a look around at the museum at St Mary’s in the Market Square in Lichfield. It was formerly called the Lichfield
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