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News
Lichfield groups benefit from a share of £5,000 funding pot 

19 Jan 18

Two projects in Lichfield are celebrating after sharing a funding pot of more than £5,000.


News
Building firm delighted to “come home” to Burntwood for new housing development 

19 Jan 18

A Burntwood building firm says it is pleased to have “come home” for its latest project.


Business
‘Almost no exposure’ to rail sector if companies collapse like Carillion 

18 Jan 18

Transport minister moves to reassure Parliament that projects such as HS2 will be protected if other contractors follow the same fate as Carillion…


Business
Carillion joint venture partner says ‘plans in place’ for HS2 contract 

15 Jan 18

Kier Group is working with partners on the 1.4bn HS2 contract it was awarded alongside Carillion last summer to ensure continuity of service…


Business
Carillion joint venture partner says ‘plans in place’ for HS2 contract 

15 Jan 18

Kier Group is working with partners on the 1.4bn HS2 contract it was awarded alongside Carillion last summer to ensure continuity of service…


Business
Carrier bag charge helps fund three lifesaving defibrillators in Lichfield 

5 Jan 18

Three lifesaving defibrillators have been installed in Lichfield after being funded by the 5p carrier bag charge.


Business
Review of 2017 – May: New mayor elected, unexploded bomb and HS2 landmark revamp 

27 Dec 17

There was a historic moment for West Midlands politics in May as Andy Street was appointed the region’s first directly mayor and Birmingham was strangled for almost two days after an unexploded bomb was found…


News
Local businesses help give families a Christmas treat at the Lichfield Garrick 

21 Dec 17

Local businesses have helped give 13 families from the local area a Christmas treat at the Lichfield Garrick.


Sport
Chasetown FC appoint Burntwood businessman as new club president 

20 Dec 17

Chasetown FC have appointed a Burntwood businessman as the club’s new president.


Business
Global engineering group launches in Birmingham 

19 Dec 17

US outfit Bechtel opens fifth UK office in Waterloo Street to support its projects in the region including HS2…


Business
Bin collections and leisure centres in Lichfield and Burntwood facing winter weather disruption 

11 Dec 17

A number of services are facing disruption as Lichfield and Burntwood continues to deal with the aftermath of a weekend of wintry weather.


Business
New partner appointed at Lichfield law firm 

6 Dec 17

A Lichfield law firm has appointed a new partner.


Business
Burntwood building firm hoping £230,000 section 106 payment will boost local communities 

6 Dec 17

A Burntwood building firm says it hopes a £230,000 payment will support community initiatives.


Business
HS2 rail link to Staffordshire and Crewe confirmed by Sir David Higgins 

24 Nov 17

After a four month consultation, the boss of HS2 has confirmed the new rail line WILL be ploughing through Staffordshire and Crewe.


News
Lichfield businesswoman offers Black Friday deal to support St Giles Hospice 

23 Nov 17

A Lichfield businesswoman is using Black Friday to support a local charity.


Business
Plans unveiled for 24-hour gym on site of former Burntwood supermarket 

22 Nov 17

Burntwood could get a 24-hour gym if plans for a former supermarket site are approved.


News
Supermarket launches appeal urging shoppers to support Lichfield Foodbank during the festive period 

14 Nov 17

A local supermarket has launched a festive campaign to urge shoppers to support the Lichfield Foodbank.


Business
Lichfield hairdressing salon celebrating after being shortlisted for two national awards 

8 Nov 17

A Lichfield hairdressing business is celebrating after being shortlisted for two national awards.


News
Show offers Lichfield and Burntwood firms the chance to grow their businesses 

7 Nov 17

Businesses across Lichfield and Burntwood are being invited to a networking show at Drayton Manor Park.


Business
Shortlist unveiled for £2.75bn HS2 contract 

6 Nov 17

Quintet of train builders will vie for deal to build at least 54 trains to run on high-speed line between Birmingham and London…


Business
Report backs plan to convert farm building into 500 vault mausoleum at Muckley Corner 

6 Nov 17

A report has backed plans to convert a farm building into a mausoleum .


Business
Bank branch gives boost to the work of the Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust 

6 Nov 17

A Lichfield charity is celebrating after being named as a bank’s local charity partner.


Business
Lichfield businesswoman hailed as “exceptional British talent” for innovative shoe design 

2 Nov 17

A Lichfield businesswoman who created an innovative new shoe design has been recognised nationally as one of the emerging talents in the footwear industry.


News
Pet chain hopes to expand Lichfield store by adding vet and grooming facilities 

31 Oct 17

Pets at Home in Lichfield A pet store in Lichfield could expand if plans are approved.


Business
HS2 finance chief quits over £1.7m redundancy payments 

25 Oct 17

Steve Allen will leave his post following a critical report by the public spending watchdog into payments related to move to Birmingham…