PEOPLE in Lichfield and Burntwood are being invited to sign up for a major Sport Relief event taking place on their doorstep.
LICHFIELD MP Michael Fabricant has made a special trip underground to explore some incredible history beneath our feet.
Cllr Richard Mosson The leader of Burntwood Town Council has insisted a decision to postpone plans to take control of local parks was not down to opposition pressure.
A WORD of warning for regulars along Lichfield's canals: there's a 'Horse' on the loose! Geoff Horsfield used to run through 'brick walls' of defenders as a striker for Birmingham City and West Bromwich Albion.
People living in Burntwood will see a rise in their council tax bill after proposals were voted through.
Lichfield’s MP has been exploring the areas hidden history after visiting the Hanch Tunnel.
A Derby man has been forced to pay almost £900 after being caught working as a taxi driver in Lichfield without a licence.
A WOMAN is wanted after a suspected thieving spree at a store at Birmingham's New Street station after getting off a Cross-City line train originating in Lichfield.
POLICE have now named the second of two men found dead in a crate last year in a warehouse north of Lichfield.
LICHFIELD District Council has prosecuted a man who was caught working as a taxi driver in the city without a licence.
A LICHFIELD pensioner was subjected to obscene abuse after he refused to fall for a telephone 'courier scam'.
THE RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured pigeon with sharp plastic hooks on his feet was rescued in Lichfield.
The RSPCA has launched an appeal for information after a pigeon was found with hooks through its feet in Lichfield.
More Lichfield news
Lichfield City FC’s game at Bromsgrove Sporting is one of a number of non-league football fixtures to fall foul of the weather.
The honours have been handed out at Burntwood Rugby Club’s annual dinner and presentation evening.
Striker Ryan Wynter has left Chasetown FC.
Successful in the Durban test - not so much in the Centurion test.
Adult Presentation Evening Dear adult & junior members you are invited to the adult presentation evening for Lichfield City Cycling Club.
The Stafford Ironman returns again in 2016 and the cycling course comes through the middle of our area.
ADAM Christodolou scored his third successive podium in the 24 Hours of Dubai, despite a huge fire gutting his Mercedes before the race.
Yet again, more positive news for the county with the number of job seekers’ allowance claimants in December at just 0.7 per cent of the population.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (Thursday 28th January 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust ...
TOY giant The Entertainer is opening a new store in Lichfield's Three Spires Shopping Centre.
Last week, I featured a film here that I was absolutely stunned by, and although well received, it's been a real slow-burning success, being viewed much more later in the week as people discovered it.
I'm sad to report that Christine Howles has been in touch with me on behalf of the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust, and has asked me to share some sombre news with readers.
Last year, Christine Howles from the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust and I spent a summer’s evening exploring the Fosseway section of the Lichfield canal.
Feeling a bit porky after the Christmas excess - Are you up for an interesting an refreshing walk through Lichfield's canal history this Sunday - Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is venturing out for a history walk with her informal ...
It's time to get out your Santa hats because Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is convening a celebration of all that's wonderful about Christmas, pubs and our nearest city tonight with her informal and fun social history group, ...
There's a further chance to get into the Christmas spirit this Sunday evening (Sunday 13th December 2015) - there's the Annual Burntwood Lantern Parade and a Christmas Fayre being held at Chasewater Innovation Centre from 4:00 to 6:30pm.
I'm looking for any local relatives of Mary Margaret Perrett who passed away in Burntwood a few years ago - Mary lived with her husband, who is also sadly no longer with us - as far as I'm aware, they had lived in Burntwood for a number of years.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (Thursday 26th November 2015) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust ...
Liberty Park Lichfield is one of our exciting projects being developed along with Liberty Property Trust and its partner Stoford Developments.
Although the waters at the Roman Baths in Bath were once known for their healing powers (the mythological Prince Bladud and his pigs are said to have been cured of leprosy after wallowing here in 863 BC), the water is now considered unsafe and is ...
Romance will be in the air at the Lichfield Garrick as two shows come to the city.
The 11-piece Callum Roxburgh Orchestra will be bringing their lively swing band sound to Lichfield later this month.
Singer and violinist Nancy Kerr brings her third solo tour to the Lichfield Garrick this week.
A new multi-media exhibition commemorating the Great Way is coming to Lichfield.
Earlier this year, English Heritage commissioned BDRC Continental to do a survey into people’s attitudes towards industrial heritage.
Youngsters are being invited to shrug off the half-term boredom at the Lichfield Garrick.
A giant montage has been created at the National Memorial Arboretum.
January 31st - It’s been a hard weekend.
January 30th - A bright, clear but chilly day.
January 29th - I came home fairly late and had to pop into Stonnall.
Book your place at this year’s Event! You are invited to attend the Lichfield & Tamworth Tourism Swap Shop & Enjoy Staffordshire Roadshow.
The Lichfield Real Ale Trail leaflet is free to pick up from tourist information at St Mary’s in the Market Square (from January 2016) and guides walkers around historic and memorable pubs in the city – each sporting their own Real Ale brews for ...
From a romantic Valentine’s tour, through to a weekend of romance at The George Hotel in Lichfield, our district is a great place to rekindle or fall in love! To celebrate Valentines Day, we’ve pulled together a Valentines events page which is ...
We’re delighted to have received our new visitor guide which is formally launched on 22 February at Erasmus Darwin House, when we will also celebrate our City’s Year of Lunarcy! Whilst we know it’s not really supposed to be out yet, we are just...
City planners dismiss critics of HS2 as work can now start on institute which will train the next generation of rail engineers...
TRANSPORT secretary Patrick McLoughlin MP officially opened the Birmingham offices of the company managing the HS2 high-speed rail project yesterday.
THE new National College for High Speed Rail in Birmingham has been given the go-ahead after Birmingham City Councils planning committee granted planning permission today.
'City fully endorses' government's decision to locate new college on city science park as planners expected to give scheme the go ahead...
A new coffee shop could be on its way to Lichfield city centre.
A business property management firm says it has seen a “surge in interest” for sites in Lichfield.
AN important piece of infrastructure serving a new multi-million pound industrial development in Staffordshire has been officially opened.
Burntwood could get a new dog grooming salon if plans are approved.
A toy company will create nine jobs with a new store in Lichfield.
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.
From trails to follow and bug hunting fun through to a record breaking event, there are plenty of activities and events to enjoy at Beacon Park and Stowe Pool this summer.
Have your say on the draft supplementary planning documents.
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.
Police have issued a warning about companies offering to install burglar alarm systems, which come with a hidden £3,000 bill.
- Day 221 – Countryside Jaunt
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Sunday, the day of joys, started off with some housework before Cat came home from her hen do weekend. However when she did finally get home we had some lunch and then headed out into the Lichfield countryside
The rain we discussed yesterday reached our area about an hour earlier than I though but it has deposited nearly 4mm so far (2.6mm last night and 1.4mm today).
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