DON'T forget to turn your clocks and watches forward by one hour this weekend to mark the start of British Summer Time (BST).
THE UKIP candidate for the Lichfield constituency in the forthcoming general election is city publican John Rackham.
A NEW initiative aimed at encouraging young people to play golf is being launched at Whittington Heath Golf Club.
SIXTY minutes' less snooze time is in store for everyone this weekend as the clocks forward by an hour this Sunday.
A HOST of Lichfield businesses were rewarded and celebrated for their success at a glittering ceremony for the finals of the 2015 Business Networking Awards.
THE boss of Staffordshire County Council has had a guided tour of Burntwood to see the town's problems and opportunities first-hand.
TWO weeks of roadworks and carriageway closures affecting routes around Lichfield will start on Monday, March 30.
LICHFIELD and Burntwood residents are being warned to watch out for bogus insulation or boiler companies that are offering householders improvements to their properties.
A VEHICLE connected to numerous crimes across the area has been linked to an incident in Burntwood.
IF YOU enjoy playing golf, why not sign up for a fantastic event aimed at raising money for good causes across the Lichfield district?The We Love Lichfield Golf Day will take place at Darnford Moors Golf Club on Friday, May 1 and golfers are invited ...
An £800,000 grant to rewire Lichfield Cathedral saves it from possible closure, its dean says.
A Lichfield museum is offering activities to keep kids entertained over Easter.
A LICHFIELD wildlife expert is raising awareness of the damage an apparently harmless nostalgic past-time could be doing to the environment.
More Lichfield news
Tonight's Sam Kimberley Cup Final between Dr Johnson FC & GS Rockets FC has unfortunately been postponed by our hosts, Walsall Wood FC.
Tomorrow is the final chance for you to nominate your grassroots hero for the 2015 FA Community Awards.
Just a reminder that the first MTB coached session this year, on the 2 nd April 2015, will also be an assessment night for those new riders that wish to attend this year.
Registration for the track league is now open.
Tomorrow night (Thursday 26 March) sees the Sam Kimberley Cup Final take place at Walsall Wood FC, when Dr Johnson FC face GS Rockets FC.
Monday night saw Staffordshire County Senior League side Leek CSOB defeat fellow league members Whittington 2-0 in the Challenge Cup Final at Brocton FC.
Last Thursday night saw the 4th County Cup Final of the season so far, and this time it was Coors Sunday League side The Sportsman FC who snatched a late victory against Greenhoffs FC of the City Traders League.
The FA Licensed Coaches Club Goalkeeping Conference will be taking place on 19th & 20th April 2015 at St.
Gallery created by Lichfield Mercury...
Last month, Lily Flintham re-discovered two boxes full of tiles being stored in one of the old gaol cells at Lichfield Guildhall.
With #Staffordshire @narpohq for annual lunch in #Burntwood today.
Fingers crossed @Lichfield_DC approve plan to build new investigation centre for @StaffsPolice opposite #Hedgehog pub http://t.
What a brilliant enjoyable 40mins with members of #Burntwood Active 60s Group at #BurntwoodLibrary .
I've had a terrific response to featuring the post last week by Christine Howles of Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust here on the blog, which sought to put right my previous dearth of coverage on this great local canal restoration ...
Just finished very enjoyable 90mins with #BartonunderNeedwood Conservation Society nr #Lichfield .
Beautiful day with @LichfieldCath looking lovely after the Service to Rededicate The Lady Chapel Herkenrode Windows http://t.
Cllr Sue Woodward has expressed her serious concerns about the conclusions of a leaked report on the Staffordshire Health Economy.
The following post was written by Christine Howles and posted on her blog las weekend, and I think it's really well written, and the message it carries is important - I haven't done nearly enough about the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration ...
Recently, twelve year old Lily made a very interesting discovery in Lichfield.
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 ...
Hope @Lichfield_DC planning permission on major new police facility #Lichfield .
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...
A couple of days ago I asked for information about a local mining accident, suffered by the Grandfather of reader Gill Joesbury, but the request it was a bit of a mission impossible, as we didn't have a name to go on - since then, Gill has now been ...
Here's a quick one to get the researchers scratching their heads - and it's a very long shot, but please do what you can, I've asked for more information from Gill, and I'm hoping she'll comment here.
Lichfield Cathedral has been named as one of 31 cathedrals to receive a grant from government-sponsored scheme, the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund.
It's our President's Swan Song Night - what will he have in store...
Over 45 tourism businesses came to Lichfield & Tamworth Swap Shop at Drayton Manor Theme Park on Friday 13 March.
Lichfield District Tourism Association has a brand new member.
This Sunday morning (29th March) is the first Cycle Rides For All ride of 2015.
Liked these hefty chains on the racks at Lichfield City train station today.
Pop Factor Pop classics will be on offer at the Lichfield Garrick as hits from some of music’s hottest stars are performed on stage.
…………Fragments of hand written notes come to me from my Aunt Mary about her early years in Stonnall and Walsall Wood, and married life in Lynn Lane, transcribed by my cousin Rosalind.
March 22nd - Spotted just off Camp Lane, between Little Hay and Canwell, a small herd (is that the right term? Flock?) of alpacas.
Last years Lichfield Jolly turned out such fun we may as well do it again.
The Lichfield Re:Cycle project continues to be busy.
(Dont) thank the LordsTHIS weeks report from the House of Lords committee into high-speed rail project HS2 has certainly ruffled a few feathers.
BUSINESS leaders in Greater Birmingham have criticised a House of Lords committee report on HS2 as ignoring the needs of the West Midlands.
THE Government has not made a convincing case for high-speed rail project HS2, says a damning House of Lords report published today.
Local businesses are being asked to back the Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park.
Ms Morgan, who co-founded London-based dRMM architects in 1995 and is currently president of the Architectural Association, will chair the HS2 Design Panel, a body that will oversee all the design elements of the project...
Tony Walmsley The owner of a Lichfield hair salon has revealed that prom fever is even gripping primary school students.
The company behind two Lichfield pubs has been won a national award.
Liz Peace has been named as the chairman of the Curzon Urban Regeneration Company, overseeing the regeneration around Birmingham's proposed HS2 station...
LIZ Peace CBE has been appointed to lead the regeneration around Birminghams HS2 station.
Lichfield District residents are being warned to watch out for bogus insulation or boiler companies that are offering householders improvements to their properties.
Lichfield Green Badge Guides have been guiding tourists and locals around Lichfield for a quarter of a century.
A company based in Cannock has been prosecuted after an ex-employee was seen dumping an old three-piece suite from a company vehicle.
Lichfield District Council is calling on local businesses to sponsor Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park to ensure this years event is the best yet.
Voters from across Lichfield District will be taking to the polls on Thursday 7 May 2015 to decide who they want to represent them at the parliamentary, district and parish elections.
This spring Lichfield District Council is asking local people and businesses to give their views on the amount it thinks developers should contribute towards local infrastructure.
Lichfield District Council is inviting children, young people and families to take a look at its programme of activities on offer this Easter.
Lichfield District Councils Chairman has raised more than 2,000 for charity by hosting a dinner dance.
A street cleansing company is giving Lichfield City centre pavements a power clean to remove used chewing gum.
A temporary closure notice has been issued on a licensed premises in a rural Lichfield village.
A woman has been handed a hospital order under section 37 and a restriction order under section 41 of the Mental Health Act for the unlawful killing of her partner at her home Lichfield.
A man has been jailed for 20 years following a detailed investigation into sexual offences.
The West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit (WM ROCU) is a collaboration between the police forces of Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Mercia and Warwickshire to fight organised crime across the region.
Statement from Temporary Chief Constable Jane Sawyers in response to the determination of Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner on Operation KalmiaStaffordshire Police: Tamworth Borough 18 Mar
Temporary Chief Constable Jane Sawyers: “I welcome the determination the Police and Crime Commissioner has reached and remain grateful for the support family, friends and colleagues have given me during the investigation.
The National Police Counter Terrorism Network and partners have rolled out the next phase of an awareness raising campaign designed to reach out to families, to help prevent young people travelling to Syria.
We're appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on the A513 this morning, Friday 13 March.
We’re currently helping colleagues from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue who are dealing with a large factory fire at a premises in Lichfield Road Industrial estate, Tamworth.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 17 year-old girl from Burton.
- Street Lamp – Lichfield Cathedral – b&w
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Photographed from The Close looking towards the west façade of Lichfield Cathedral.
The air pressure will be reducing steadily over the next 24 hours or so.
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