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Appeal after vintage motorbike is stolen from shed near Lichfield 

23 Aug

A vintage motorbike and tools have been stolen from a shed near Lichfield.


"Bringing people into the theatre is at the heart of what we… 

23 Aug

"I BELIEVE that bringing people into the Garrick Theatre and building our audiences is at the heart of what we are doing and what we need to do in order to be financially sustainable and continue for years and years and years.


Vintage Suzuki GT550 motorbike reg TTD 54L and DeWalt tools… 

23 Aug

A VINTAGE motorcycle has been stolen from a village near Lichfield.


Police name Walsall man who may have died after falling from top… 

23 Aug

A MAN who may have died after falling from the top of a building in Cannock has been named.


Assault arrest after police pursue man driving ‘stolen car’ wrong… 

23 Aug

A 'DANGEROUS' motorist crashed a stolen car after driving it the WRONG WAY on the A38 near Lichfield.


Spectacular light show at Lichfield Cathedral is taking visitors… 

23 Aug

LICHFIELD Cathedral is taking its visitors on "an unforgettable journey across earth, sea and sky at a unique exhibition this week.


Free exhibition commemorates servicemen who lost their sight during the First World War 

23 Aug

A free exhibition at the National Memorial Arboretum is commemorating those who lost their sight during World War One.


‘Important’ work to replace sections of path around Stowe Pool in… 

22 Aug

A FOOTPATH running around an ancient Lichfield city centre beauty spot is to be closed while sections are replaced.


Residents in Lichfield and Burntwood asked to check electoral register details are correct 

22 Aug

People living in Lichfield and Burntwood are being asked to make sure details on the electoral register are correct.


Vandal caught on camera damaging historic Sandfields Pumping Station in Lichfield 

22 Aug

Part of an historic building in Lichfield has been vandalised.


New 30,000 sq ft industrial unit could be built in Burntwood 

22 Aug

The land where an industrial unit could be built in Burntwood Plans for a 30,000 sq ft industrial unit in Burntwood have been unveiled.


​Woman dies after being hit by train at Shenstone on Cross City… 

21 Aug

A WOMAN has died after being hit by a train on the Cross City railway line near Lichfield.


New 213,482 sq ft distribution centre at Prologis Park Fradley… 

21 Aug

PLANS for another big new distribution centre near Lichfield have been announced - potentially creating 250 to 300 jobs.


Lichfield gallery to host exhibition of ceramics from the Midland Potters Association 

21 Aug

An exhibition of ceramics is coming to Lichfield.


Authority questions plans for Police and Crime Commissioner to take on responsibility for governing fire service 

21 Aug

Plans for the Police and Crime Commissioner to take over the governance of fire service in Lichfield and Burntwood may not deliver savings or improve efficiency, according to a draft report.


Children with rare conditions enjoy a free day out at Drayton Manor Park 

20 Aug

Families of children affected by rare conditions have been treated to a fun day at Drayton Manor Park.


Appeal to find man, 25, missing from his home in Fenton 

19 Aug

Staffordshire Police are trying to find a 25-year-old man who has gone missing from his home in Brook Court, Fenton.


Body found near Quartz Bar, Market Place, Cannock after… 

19 Aug

A MAN'S body has been found in a secure yard off the Market Place in Cannock after appearing to fall off the top of the building.


Body found near Quartz Bar in Market Place, Cannock after man… 

19 Aug

A MAN'S body has been found in a secure yard off the Market Place in Cannock after appearing to fall off the top of the building.


On this day: Lichfield employers asked to make their jobs more… 

18 Aug

On this day, August 20 1965, the youth employment officer for the Lichfield area, Mr Peter Bramidge, called upon local firms to make their job openings for youngsters more attractive if they were to overcome their labour shortage, adding that '...


Drugs at 2017 V Festival: Teen ‘tried to smuggle’ 200 tablets… 

18 Aug

POLICE have arrested a teenager after he was caught 'trying to smuggle drugs' into V Festival at Weston Park.


V Festival 2017: M6, M54, A449 and A5 heavy traffic warning as… 

18 Aug

STAFFORDSHIRE motorists are being warned to expect heavy traffic on roads in the south of the county as over 70,000 music fans flock to Weston Park for the 2017 V Festival.


Hundreds of Lichfield film fans enjoy drive-in screening of Grease in Beacon Park 

18 Aug

Hundreds of film fans enjoyed an evening under the stars as Beacon Park held its first ever drive-in movie.


Lichfield Cathedral to be transformed for the Great Exhibition 

18 Aug

A series of events will transform Lichfield Cathedral as part of the venue’s Great Exhibition event.


Lichfield Cathedral School students celebrating after landing university places 

18 Aug

Students from Lichfield Cathedral School are planning for university after receiving their A Level results.


Head teacher hails “fabulous achievement” of A Level students 

18 Aug

The head teacher of Nether Stowe School says she is delighted to see the “fabulous achievement” of her A Level students.


Birmingham marathon for Burntwood’s Stefan McWee to ‘repay’… 

18 Aug

A BURNTWOOD man is to compete in a marathon to raise money for the charity that helped save his life when he was just 10 years old.


Japanese Meiji period ivory treasures unearthed in Lichfield… 

18 Aug

AN EXQUISITELY carved collection of Japanese ivory which could fetch up to 5,000 at auction has been unearthed in Lichfield.


Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: ‘Notable successes’… 

17 Aug

STUDENTS at Lichfield's King Edward VI School have been congratulated on their A-level results.144 Year 13 students collected their grades; 64% of all students achieved at least 1 A*-B or equivalent grade, 90% of all students achieved at least 1 A*-C ...


Lichfield and Burntwood A-level Results 2017: Lichfield… 

17 Aug

SIXTH Form students at Lichfield Cathedral School are celebrating success in this years A-level examinations, marking "yet another year of excellent academic and personal achievements.


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Councils set to consider charging for garden waste service 

28 Feb

Councils set to consider charging for garden waste service Lichfield District Council and Tamworth Borough Council will consider proposals to charge for the local garden waste service from January 2018 This spring councillors at Lichfield District ...


Slug population explosion: How to deal with garden pest 

11 Jul

Wet summer weather has boosted slug populations even further, Hannah Stephenson discovers.


Housing market remains ‘fundamentally strong’ despite EU vote 

11 Jul

FIGURES from the nation's top housebuilder and the country's leading property website have revealed the underlying strength of the housing market, despite the gloomy predictions of some following the Brexit vote last month.


PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Modern three-bed detached in Tamworth… 

11 Jul

THERE'S an opportunity to acquire a recently-built detached house which is ideal for commuters, with great access to the M42 and A5.


OVERSEAS PROPERTY: What is the Costa Brexit for Brits? 

11 Jul

HOW will the UK's decision to leave the European Union affect the prospects of those looking to buy a property in countries like Spain? The head of Spain's leading property website believes there will be little change.


Fine selection of new Walmley homes now on the market 

11 Jul

THERE'S a fine selection of homes now on sale at Walmley Croft, Taylor Wimpey's new development in Walmley.


INTERIORS: Consider all options before buying tiling 

11 Jul

With so many different tiles on the market it's easy to find a look you can like and can afford - but make sure you consider all the options before you buy.


IN THE GARDEN: How to share your garden with your dog 

27 Jun

THE award-winning garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes has three dogs two Spaniels, Honey and Arthur and a Japanese Chin called Nina none of whom have yet trashed his beautiful garden in the Cotswolds.


INTERIORS: Summer’s the time to choose colours that pack a punch 

27 Jun

EVEN if you usually favour neutrals, it's hard to resist the lure of summer's jovial brights.


Sharp fall in buy-to-let lending across UK 

27 Jun

BUY-TO-LET lending for house purchase plunged by 85 per cent month-on-month in April as a stamp duty hike took effect, banks and building societies have reported.


Property of the Week: Cul-de-sac plot for modern Mile Oak… 

27 Jun

THIS modern, detached house offering great potential to be extended, subject to permissions, is for sale with no onward chain through agents Hunters.


PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: A detached in Dordon that’s simply stunning 

20 Jun

THIS stunning, modern detached home on a private gated development is for sale with Taylor Cole Estate Agents.


NEW HOMES: Show homes open to view at new Tamworth development 

20 Jun

Potential purchasers can now enjoy a close look at two stunning new show homes in Tamworth.


Exclusive properties on the way near Lichfield 

20 Jun

A COLLECTION of six, four-bedroom detached homes with an exclusive secure gated approach is being built in Alrewas.


Number of affordable homes in Cannock Chase being increased, says… 

20 Jun

Cannock Chase Council has been working closely with house builders and housing providers to increase the affordable housing supply across the district.


INTERIORS: Men muscle in to create impressive temples of style 

20 Jun

MOVE over decor divas men are muscling in on interiors and creating impressive temples of style.


ENERGY WATCH: Coal bows to solar power 

20 Jun

SOLAR power provided more electricity than coal last month the first time it has passed the milestone.


Minister claims a Brexit fall in house prices would ‘not help… 

14 Jun

ANY FALL in house prices after a Brexit would not help those struggling to get on to the property ladder, the housing minister has cautioned.


Mortages soar with Help to Buy scheme 

14 Jun

THE number of mortgages available to people with just a five per cent deposit has soared FIVE-FOLD since the Help to Buy scheme was introduced.


PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Impressive, four-bedroom detached in Wood… 

14 Jun

AN IMPRESSIVE and exceptionally spacious detached home in a village setting is for sale with agents Mark Evans Co.


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