A Christmas tree festival is taking place at Chase Terrace Methodist Church next week to raise church funds.
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A LICHFIELD office worker is 500 worse off after becoming the victim of a thief's deception.
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A national housing group is celebrating an impressive Investors In People Silver Award in its first year of being accredited.
THE second Lichfield's Got Talent audition on Sunday delivered performances which again blew away the judging panel.
A YOUNG Cambodian man, whose arms were blown off by a land mine, is in the Lichfield district promoting inclusive education and raising awareness of disability.
A TEMPORARY car park for people using Lichfield Trent Valley railway station will be unveiled at Crossfield Road.
The organisers of the much-maligned Magical Journey attraction at the Belfry have described the public's reaction to their first day back in operation as magnificent.
Train lines between Birmingham and Lichfield have been given clearance to resume but commuters have been warned to expect delays after a lorry crashed into a railway bridge in Erdington this afternoon.
The vehicle crashed into a bridge on Summer Road in Erdington at around 3.20pm and got stuck.
TRAIN services between Birmingham and Lichfield are unable to travel until further notice after a lorry hit a bridge in Erdington this afternoon.
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HEAD coach Alan Irvine has backed Youssouf Mulumbu to come good despite the midfielder airing his frustration at being dropped on social media.
WEST Brom forward Saido Berahino is in line to start Saturday's lunchtime clash with Arsenal despite ongoing investigations into his arrest on suspicion of drink driving.
Staffordshire FA have a Level 1 Coaching Course taking place at Chesterton High School in January.
Staffordshire FA have a FA Coaching Blind Footballers Course running on Saturday 20th December at St.
Lichfield City Leopards U13s play Ashby away this Saturday.
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Great Cup run continues for City U9’s...
Tough, tight game with the Saints being rewarded for their hard work and determination...
“Over the past few weeks I have been getting out and about and seeing some of the good work we do on the ground.
County Councillor for Burntwood North, Cllr Sue Woodward, is urging the community of Burntwood to take part in the County Council’s consultation on the future of children’s centres.
Occasionally on the Brownhills Blog we strike a little bit of gold that sets things alight for a bit - this has happened over a variety of disparate topics; the Brownhills Carnival video, and the later cinefilm from the Brownhills Camera Club; the ...
Its been a while since there was a posting! But I just have to share some work that I am involved in.
Just pulled up at Kings Bromley near #Lichfield to talk with parish councillors about policing, how things are going future challenges...
Kate Cardigan Gomez from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is really going some with her local history group, Lichfield Discovered - in the next week they have two events, one of which is tonight, and on an appropriate Great War theme, with author Joss ...
I have no idea what to make of this - lost raptors are a new one for the blog, but never a dull moment - just has this report of a lost Harris Hawk in from Jim Mason of Burntwood: Continue reading →...
Throughout the year, the Lichfield Discovered group has hosted some fascinating talks on a range of subjects from symbolism in cemeteries (we never did find out about the mackerel!) to urban exploration and we’ve visited pubs, Roman forts...
Burntwood and Lichfield Labour Members with Sion Simon MEP and Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate, Chris WorseyBurntwood Labour Councillors 7 Nov
Labour members quizzing Sion Simon MEP in Lichfield tonight over devolution and David Cameron’s con over the “rebate“.
There’s been a lot of curiosity about what’s happening at the site of the former Three Tuns Inn on the Walsall Road.
Last night (Thursday 30th October 2014) there was a serious road traffic collision on the Lichfield Road in Shelfield in which six people were hurt - I'm getting lots of enquiries about this, and the following press release was issued by West ...
The ‘Heritage at Risk’ register for 2014 was published by English Heritage today.
I’m hoping some of the bus and rail enthusiasts can help with this one – a few weeks ago I picked up a 40 year old bus route map for Walsall, Aldridge Lichfield, Brownhills and Cannock, and it’s an interesting … Continue ...
Until further notice, entry to Lichfield Museum (formerly known as the Heritage Centre) at St Mary’s in the Market Square is free of charge! On hearing this, I thought I’d find out a little more about one of its predecessors and set off ...
Smoke machines, disco lights, wah wah guitars, screaming feedback and three talented bands were the ingredients in a smorgasbord of entertainment at the city’s latest rock night.
Lichfield Arts’ ‘L2F – Lichfield Festival of Folk’ was once again held in the historic environs of Lichfield – and what a festival it proved to be! After completing a full Fringe Programme in the preceding week, ...
Lichfield Arts – Concert Review Coope,Boyes and Simpson, In Flanders Field Reviewed by Ben Macnair On Remembrance Sunday the well known male acappela trio, Coope, Boyes and Simpson paid respect to the war dead, and survivors of the first world ...
Concert Review – The Carrivick Sisters Lichfield Guildhall – November 16 th 2014 Reviewed by Ben Macnair with photographs by Dave Jones With their virtuoso blend of musicianship and strong vocal harmonies, the sibling duo the Carrivick Sisters ...
November 23rd - It seems Staffordshire County Council - who’ve not been running Chasewater for long since taking it over from Lichfield District Council - are getting themselves into a bit of a pickle with the boating/duckpond at the country park.
WILLIAM TELL Hippodrome, Birmingham, Saturday 22 nd November, 2014 Rossini’s final opera is a more serious affair than his other works, like The Barber of Seville or The Journey to Rheims .
Winners are announced for the Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards Destination Staffordshire and the Staffordshire tourism industry have celebrated the best in business this year with standout winners including Denstone Hall Farm Shop and Café, Colton...
With their virtuoso blend of musicianship and strong vocal harmonies, the sibling duo the Carrivick Sisters turned the grandeur of Lichfield’s Guildhall into a Bluegrass club.
A lack of financial backing has been blamed for the cancellation of the Lichfield Mysteries.
Lichfield Festival has exciting news of a brand new project taking place at the Lichfield Festival 2015.
I needed to go to Cannock this morning so cycled up Abnalls Lane again.
Former Liverpool star Phil Thompson will be the special guest at a sportsman’s evening in Lichfield.
With a bit of free time and a website tracking their progress, I was able to nip out and catch the @teamrickshaw as they cycled through Lichfield at lunchtime raising money for Children in Need.
Celebrate Christmas with a weekend of festive events and activities throughout Lichfield City.
A LICHFIELD company has been adopted as a mentor to start-up businesses looking to move onto the next stage of their development.
Oli-rich state has Birmingham in its sights with Royal Family of Qatar said to be planning a massive investment in city Curzon Street HS2 station...
BUSINESS leaders in Birmingham have welcomed reports suggesting the Qatari royal family may invest in the HS2 high-speed rail project in Birmingham.
Local businesses are being urged to back a community challenge being undertaken by Lichfield Ladies Circle.
The owners of a local business are celebrating after opening a new factory in Burntwood.
A STAFFORDSHIRE firm has secured a major deal for its anti-vandal product from a train company in Australia.
MANUFACTURING business Mercian Labels has opened a new factory in Burntwood.
George Osborne has suggested a new figure could head up a combined authority with powers across the region...
Government launches consultation on possible changes to path of high-speed rail project after it leaves city and heads north...
A day of Christmas themed activities is taking place in Beacon Parks Discovery Hub on Saturday 6 December from 12noon to 3pm.
Find out about how to keep young people engaged in positive activities at two events in Burntwood.
Let the festive fun begin with Lichfields Christmas Festival Weekend on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 December 2014.
Volunteers are needed to help at the final two conservation events of 2014.
Two local householders are inviting Lichfield district residents into their homes to demonstrate the benefits of external wall insulation.
Trampolining sessions for adults are launching at Burntwood Leisure Centre with a free introductory class this November.
Theres no reason not to enjoy the beautiful game with walking football sessions for older people launching soon at Burntwood Leisure Centre.
Friary Grange Leisure Centres gym was given the seal of approval by the Chairman of Lichfield District Council, who launched the new and improved fitness suite on Monday 3 November 2014.
Lichfield District Council has been helping hundreds of school children, shoppers and library users to get creative this October through a series of Big Draw workshops.
Staffordshire Police has been recognised as ‘outstanding’ in tackling anti-social behaviour in a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) which is being released to the public today.
Staffordshire Police have launched a crime prevention drive to keep you and your property safe this festive period.
Officers, police community support officers, police staff, special constables and members of the public will be recognised for their commitment, dedication and outstanding contributions to policing at a Staffordshire Police ceremony.
A repeat domestic abuse offender, who breached court restrictions on contacting his partner three times, has been jailed for 21 days.
Children in Need’s Pudsey visited Staffordshire Police HQ on Thursday 20 November to take receipt of a cheque for the money raised during the force’s fundraising efforts last week.
A woman has been jailed for five months after admitting a string of frauds at three Stafford schools.
A firearms surrender in Staffordshire has netted nearly 300 items during a two week opportunity to hand them in without fear of prosecution for possession.
Fourteen new recruits have been sworn in as Police Constables at a recent attestation ceremony at Police Headquarters.
Police are urging residents in the Lichfield area to be on their guard against telephone scammers.
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