Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has given her backing to Labour’s general election candidate for Lichfield and Burntwood.
MEMBERS of Lichfield Society of Artists met up to look at each other's work and to offer advice and appraisals in readiness for their spring exhibition.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after the car she was driving overturned along a busy route in Walsall, shown in this Twitter picture.
Doctors treating Lucy Orgill turned to a new treatment after she was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer...
A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital after a crash near Lichfield.
The body of Amandeep Kaur Hothi, was found in Britannia Hotel, off Lichfield Street, at 10am on Thursday...
A TEAM of apprentices from Lichfield have taken part in a community project at the National Memorial Arboretum which has seen them build an additional pathway to the iconic World War I memorial, Shot at Dawn.
"I think I'm part of the next generation of politicians," said Chris.
BURGLARY and theft suspects who are believed to have caused misery in Lichfield and elsewhere in Staffordshire have been arrested following a series of raids yesterday.
BURNTWOOD Rotary Club's Tree of Light initiative last year was again very popular with the people of the town.
Ten people have been arrested in connection with burglaries in Lichfield.
The police helicopter has helped catch a man who failed to stop for officers.
A fantastic gallery of pupils dressed up as their fictional favourites...
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Todd Perry makes the challenge.
Shrewsbury extended their wining streak to ten matches, a run which began with a victory over Burntwood in the reverse fixture back at the end of November.
Barton United’s miserable run of form continued as they were dumped out of the Challenge Vase by Coventry United.
Tesfa Robinson heads towards goal.
Burntwood Town FC put up a brave fight but were unable to prevent Paget Rangers from returning to the top of the Midland Football Combination Division Two.
Match Report:- Wyrley Juniors United U13’s Season 2013-14 Lichfield League Division 1.
Albion boss Pepe Mel today hinted he has been given no assurances over his Hawthorns future.
Lichfield City FC are just 90 minutes away from a place in the final of the Staffordshire Vase.
Last weekend three young members of Lichfield cycling clubs track squad took on the country’s fastest finishing riders at ‘Sprintfest 2014:Apocalypse!’ The event is run by British Cycling’s talent development team as a means of identifying...
As objects are the theme of our Lichfield Discovered meeting on Monday , and I had an hour to myself this afternoon, I decided to head over the border to have a look for the nailers’ stones that I’d been told were in the churchyard at ...
I see that there Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is going from strength to strength with her informal and fun Lichfield local history group, Lichfield Discovered.
Please enjoy this guest Blog from our member business owner, David Gough of David Gough Photography...
My husband grew up in the Highgate area of Walsall, where the malty aroma from the local brewery used to hang in the air and the local kids would tell stories about the mysterious ruined windmill.
Police National Symphony Orchestra Lichfield Garrick.
Our next Lichfield Discovered meeting is fast approaching (7pm on 10th March at Lichfield Heritage Centre) and this time round we’re having a bit of a show and tell.
Public benches can be found all around our parks and along our city streets.
Still curious about the old church of St John the Baptist at Shenstone, I did a bit more reading.
Here's something I came upon by chance I think that not just the Lichfield and South Staffordshire Water contingents will like, but all those interested in steam engines, heavy plant and Victorian engineering.
IT'S not that bad she replied when I offered to pray for her to be healed.
A couple of weeks ago, I featured a poem that had been found in the personal effects of his father in law by Facebook user Jim Simpson, which he originally posted in the Brownhills Past and Present Facebook group.
I’ll sing you a song about two lovers, Who from Lichfield town they came, The young man’s name was William Taylor, The lady’s name was Sarah Gray So begins one version of the ballad ‘Bold William Taylor’ in which William ...
I'm pleased to bring readers more great news from the Lichfield Scrap Barn shop at Chasewater Innovation Centre - friend of the blog, Marketing Assistant and top Phoenix Hospital Radio DJ Lucy Wood has dropped me a line to let me know what's been ...
Rose Bodger Audiences will be treated to a little bit of history repeating itself when the Lichfield Players perform A Voyage Round My Father at the city’s Garrick Theatre later this month.
March 9th - I passed through Lichfield on a bright, warm, sunny Sunday afternoon, and the place was bustling.
madoldbaggage : A beautiful sunny spring afternoon spent at Croxall Lakes Staffordshire.
Had a run over to Brum to take in this months Critical mass, stopping in Beacon park on the way to have a look at the new skate facility.
March 7th - After the despondency of the previous day, spring returned with a fresh passion today.
On Sunday 29th June, Chris Pattison will be leading us along the route of the Hanch Tunnel in Lichfield.
Three-piece rock band 8 Ball Joe are coming to Lichfield.
The next Lichfield Discovered meeting will explore 100 years of the city’s history through 12 objects.
Four days after his birthday Jack finally got to have his first taste of cake.
Trip Lichfield-based band Trip will be performing a home gig at the Feathers Inn.
Well-regarded bluegrass trio the Jaywalkers returned to play their award-winning brand of music when they played at Lichfield Guildhall.
Following the successful launch of its coffee-shop-in-a-public-convenience in Bird Street, Lichfield based Chandlers expansion plans have been given a boost by a review of toilet facilities by the local council.
Steeleye Span alumnus Peter Knight bought his latest musical project Gigspanner with him when he returned to play at Lichfield’s Guildhall.
Birmingham and the Black Country speak as one at property conference, as leaders seek to make the most of HS2, UK Central and other key schemes...
The launch of the city council's new Curzon Masterplan for the development of the area around Birmingham's future HS2 terminal took place recently.
In a submission to government, the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership said it would use nine existing local colleges for the new operation to train the next generation of railway engineers...
The Ryecroft Shopping Centre in Burntwood Work to improve a Burntwood shopping area has begun.
A FIRM that provides highway traffic controls and signals works is going back to Burntwood to expand its business after seven years in Cannock.
AN unprecedented coming together of regionally-based colleges is at the heart of a bid to secure a training facility for the HS2 high-speed rail project for Birmingham.
Plans to speed up the ordering process at a drive-thru McDonald’s in Lichfield have been unveiled.
A Lichfield firm has become the 100th business to benefit from a business loans scheme.
THE launch of the Curzon Masterplan the multi-million pound scheme to connect Birmingham city centre with the HS2 high speed rail line is expected to instil massive confi...
A special day of festivities will take place this March to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Beacon Parks golf course.
Local skaters can now practise their tricks at Lichfields brand new skatepark in Beacon Park...
Work has got underway to give Ryecroft Shopping Centre in Burntwood a new lease of life.
The Visit Lichfield 2014 guide was formally launched at a special reception at St Marys in the Market Square on Friday 28 February.
Everyones invited to help Create a Poppy Field at Beacon Park on Saturday 8 March, between 10.30am and 3pm.
This week Lichfield District Council voted in favour of a 1.99% increase in district council tax from April.
Lichfield District Councils Countryside...
Young people from across Burntwood are invited to try out five-a-side football at Erasmus Darwin Academy on Friday 28 February, from 8.30pm to 10pm.
A free event to help businesses across Lichfield District and Tamworth Borough access to support, advice, mentoring and funding will take place on 6 March.
Ten people are currently in custody following a targeted Staffordshire Police operation to arrest those suspected of being involved in burglary crime.
Officers investigating mobile phone thefts around the county have issued CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with the thefts.
Detectives investigating a distraction burglary are urging the public to check on their vulnerable neighbours, friends and family.
A scheme that will give people the right to ask and the right to know about a partner’s previous history of domestic abuse or violent acts has been rolled out to Staffordshire and comes into effect this Saturday (8 March 2014).
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a robbery outside Barclays Bank in Burntwood.
A joint initiative between Staffordshire Police and NHS pharmacies is about to be rolled out across the county to help deliver crime prevention advice to the most vulnerable.
Officers from our Road Policing Team lent a hand to local colleagues tackling the problem of boy racers in Lichfield.
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision in Lichfield.
Police are appealing for information about a road traffic collision near Lichfield.
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Looking down Dam Street past the Grade II listed Georgian style Old College House dating from 1880. Formerly St Chad’s School and now flats. In Lichfield, Staffordshire.
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