South East Staffordshire Citizens Advice Bureau (SESCAB) is holding a book fayre in Lichfield tomorrow (Saturday) to help raise funds, so the charity can continue its 'vital' work within the local community.
A CITY charity which provides a lifeline for disabled people across Lichfield has taken delivery of a new bus thanks to a 70,000 legacy from one of its former passengers.
BRIEFINGS for prospective Parliamentary, district and parish council candidates and their agents will take place next Tuesday (March 3).
Project supporting bereaved parents is amongst 103 projects across the West Midlands to receive a share of £944,564...
STAFFORDSHIRE County Council has said it is "committed to having a library in the centre of Lichfield" but not necessarily in the Friary.
PLANS to shake-up library services across Staffordshire have been ratified by senior county councillors.
Here are some of the most cheapest properties available in and around the Lichfield Mercury area.
A new police station in Lichfield will become centre of excellence for the force, according to Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner.
A NEW police investigative centre of excellence is to be built in Lichfield aimed at turning the tables on criminals and giving better service to victims.
FIRECHIEFS have today thanked residents throughout the region for remaining vigilant during the latest round of strike action.
Wet and feeling cold in the sharp breeze - that's the conditions predicted to hit the region today according to the Met Office.
A VITAL social group for adults in Lichfield with learning difficulties is at risk of closure if it fails to secure new sources of funding.
STAFF from M6Toll operator Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited Lichfield's Queens Croft High School to present a cheque for 500 towards equipment for its Vocational Centre caf.
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Saints prove too powerful for Red Star Sharks with a 4-1 home victory...
The Sunday Challenge Cup Final which takes place on Thursday 5th March at Eccleshall FC sees Eaton Park FC face Talbot FC.
The FA Level 1 coaching course provides an introduction to the organisation and delivery of safe and enjoyable coaching sessions for players.
Lichfield Men's First XI 1 Nottingham 0Men's Midlands PremierLICHFIELD leapt back to the top of the Midlands Premier thanks to this vital victory over title rivals Nottingham.
AN ASPIRING Lichfield golfer stormed to glory on his European Junior Tour debut despite having hardly played this winter due to a back injury.
Stoke City FC are once again providing grassroots clubs with the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets for their Premier League game against Everton FC in March.
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The FA is delighted to announce the sixth year of the Respect and Fair Play Awards where we try – at levels of football – to recognise the individuals, clubs and leagues that are keeping our great game beautiful.
CAMP HILL 0LICHFIELD LADIES RFC 46RFU Women's Senior Cup Pool OneMILLIE Wood bagged a hat-trick as Lichfield Ladies showed their class to triumph in atrocious conditions at Solihull-based Camp Hill.
Readers who've been following a while will remember the search for Dennis Johnson, a dementia sufferer who went missing from Shire Oak in January, 2014 - Dennis was located a short time later in Chasetown following a huge search driven in no small ...
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Ross Parish has been researching holy wells since the 1980s and has published several books on the subject.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch with a tipoff of yet another free Lichfield Discovered talk tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 24th February 2015) at Curborough Community Centere, Lichfield...
This evening (21st February 2015) there's a great, innovative event taking place at Aston Manor Road Transport Museum just off Northgate, Aldridge - Buses by Night, which is your chance to ride on some great old vehicles and see the local sights and ...
The Lichfield Discovered gang will be back at the old Gaol Cells at Lichfield Guildhall this coming Saturday (21st February 2015) between 2pm and 4pm, to resume our quest to record the graffiti left behind by prisoners.
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Once again, the irrepressible Kate Cardigan from the Lichfield Lore contacts me to tell me that there’s yet another talk on tonight organised by her informal Lichfield local history group, Lichfield Discovered.
Here's a really positive followup (and what looks at the moment to be a blog exclusive) to a story I featured a couple of weeks ago, when Esther Allen of The Chasewater Strollers parent and toddler group contacted me to publicise their petition ...
Springs and wells are sources not only of water but also of folklore and legend.
Whether you’re Dimbles born and bred or a Katie-come-lately like me, everyone who has ever called Lichfield home is a part of the city and its history.
Last Summer, I wrote about the ‘ Bride’s Hand’ carved into the stonework of the south porch of St James the Great at Longdon.
Here’s a map of the Christ Church Lane area of Leomansley in Lichfield which Chris Pattison very kindly sent to me recently.
Esther Allen of Chasewater Strollers and Councillor 'Aunty Sue' Woodward have been in touch over the weekend to let me know that they're very worried about the future of the two Children's centres in Burntwood, and have launched a campaign and ...
The latest bike in and out of the Lichfield Re:Cycle project was this mountain bike donated by Nigel and given on free long term loan, following a service, to Millie who will ride it with her young son who is also having a bike from the project.
Fire chief WESTMINSTER fire minister Penny Mordaunt praised the Fire Brigades Union today for demonstrating the capacity for further job cuts within the Fire and Rescue Service.
Here are just a few of the things that really got my creative juices going on a quick trip to London to kick start my new year: First off I went to the VA to revel in the collection and also to catch the Disobedient Objects exhibition.
The next meeting will take place on Thursday 26 February @8:00pm at The Cruck House Stowe Street Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6BP Lichfield This will be a committee members meeting, however everyone is welcome if they wish to attend or have an issue...
Art is set to imitate life next month at the Lichfield Garrick when a real life mother and son take on the role of mother and son for the first time on stage.
Four of the UK’s finest guitarists are coming together for a performance at Lichfield Guildhall.
February 21st - The weather really couldn’t make up its mind - today, in about 90 minutes, I experienced rain, hail, snow, wind and warm sunshine.
David Moore, Historian – Photographer – Filmmaker will be talking about Lichfield’s hidden heritage, Sandfields Pumping Station, its history and how it shaped the town and supported the industrial revolution in the Black Country.
The next LDTA networking event will take place on: Monday 2nd March 2015 @ 11am At Chasewater Innovation Centre, Chasewater Country Park, Pool Lane, Brownhills WS8 7NL Our LDTA meeting will be held in the environmentally ...
Fascinating History Four Free! Lichfield City is a great place to visit any time of year and now if you are lover of history and heritage, there’s even morereason to visit as four of the city’s top heritage attractions are now free to enter.
Changes to Lichfield District Council’s flagship city retail and leisure development, Friarsgate, announced.
We are delighted to invite you to the launch of the 2015 Lichfield District Visitor Guide and What’s On brochure which will be held in the South Transept of Lichfield Cathedral.
Former Dr Who characters Councillors Mrs S Sontaran and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart show names and addresses of local agitators Following failed plans for a new health centre, the proposed closure of Children’s Centres and GP surgeries and the...
This free to attend annual event will be held on: Friday 13 March 2015 10am – 1pm in the Tower Suite at Drayton Manor Theme Park Lichfield District Council and Tamworth Borough Council tourism departments are very pleased to invite you to the...
HIGH-speed rail company HS2 has given up its claims on employment land in Washwood Heath in Birmingham.
Land in east Birmingham once earmarked for train yards can now be developed under new vision called East Birmingham Growth Prospectus...
LABOUR has pledged to guarantee every 18-year-old in England an apprenticeship provided they reach acceptable grades should the party win the General Election.
An estate agent has been forced to pay more than £4,000 after failing to tidy litter from its land.
The Post understands the US-owned company is opening an office in the business district to be near the HS2 headquarters...
GROWTH proposals for the West Midlands during the next Parliament have been outlined by the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer.
IN what is understood to be a move linked to high-speed rail project HS2, US engineering firm Jacobs is planning to relocate to city developer Nurtons 2 Colmore Square building.
Revised plans for the Friarsgate redevelopment have been approved by Lichfield District Council’s cabinet.
The progress on a £32million development project in Lichfield has been hailed as “fantastic”.
Five young dance groups are set to showcase their moves in The Magic of Musicals performance at the Lichfield Garrick on Sunday 15 March 2015.
Through its Warmer Homes Greener District scheme, Lichfield District Council is encouraging residents to save on their energy bills.
Briefings for prospective parliamentary, district and parish council candidates and their agents will take place on Tuesday 3 March 2015...
Lichfield District Council successfully prosecutes company for breach of a Litter Clearing Notice.
Take a trip down memory lane at Beacon Parks next Community Drop-In session this month.
Visitors to Beacon Park in Lichfield will soon have access to a new lifesaving defibrillator thanks to funding from Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership.
Shenstone Parish Council has submitted the Stonnall Neighbourhood Plan to Lichfield District Council, becoming the first community within Lichfield District to reach this stage of the process.
Changes to Lichfield District Council's flagship city retail and leisure development, Friarsgate, announced.
A group of volunteers is set to kick off 2015 with two sessions of conservation work at Darnford Park and Beacon Park this February.
Three men and one woman from the West Midlands were today (Monday, 16th February) jailed for conspiring to commit a series of armed cash in transit robberies in the Telford, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and West Midlands areas...
A 29-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent has been arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism and supporting a proscribed organisation.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision near Lichfield this morning.
Nine men were arrested and in excess of £18m worth of class A and class B drugs were seized in two separate operations on Wednesday 12 February.
Happy talk and romantic plans in the run-up to Valentine’s Day is but a wishful thought for some.
Staffordshire Police is supporting Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 10 February promoting the safer use of the internet.
Officers from Lichfield Local Policing Team (LPT) have issued a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a theft from a Lichfield shop.
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Staffordshire Police Local Policing Team (LPT) Commanders are providing residents with a chance to engage with them using the latest technology.
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