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Coffee and cake evening at Shenstone Community Library to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society 

10 Apr 18

Coffee and cake will be on offer at a charity evening in Lichfield.

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Lunches at Loaf 4th-7th April 

3 Apr 18

THIS WEEK AT LOAF – Lunches Pop-up! Reminder we are closed today (Tuesday) to give our bakers a rest! You can get bread (and doughnuts) from our friends at Jam Vs Custard at April Stirchley Community Market from 4pm though! Wednesday Tarka daal …

Solihull’s Fairtrade Cake Off saw only three bakers taste success 

3 Mar 18

THERE was not a soggy bottom in sight as Silhillians rose to the occasion to take part in the Fairtrade Cake Off.

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We’re open! 

2 Mar 18

We haven’t been snowed in and our bakers only live a few minutes walk away.

Calling all Solihull bakers to turn out for Fairtrade Cake-Off 

29 Jan 18

SOME OF Solihull’s best bakers will showcase their talents at the annual Fairtrade Cake Off later this month.

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See you next year! 

24 Dec 17

We are now closed for Christmas – reopening on Saturday 6th January.

Spooky baker to turn on Christmas Lights 

9 Nov 17

medianet_width = “728”; medianet_height = “90”; medianet_crid = “128317214”; medianet_versionId = “3111299”; BAKE-OFF winner and Girl Guide Amanda, bakes up a storm to win the honour of Tamworth Christmas Lights switch-on.

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Pearls for Tears. 

18 Oct 17

Princess Margaret in 1951.

Calling all Guides, Brownies, Cubs and Scout bakers in Tamworth  

2 Oct 17

IF you’re a Guide, Brownie, Cub or Scout ‘Bake off’ enthusiast, you are invited to join the Tamworth in Bloom finale for 2017, by baking something blooming tasty to impress judges on Friday October 27 th at the Town Hall.

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Celebrating Sourdough September 

29 Aug 17

We’re going to be celebrating #SourdoughSeptember! Since 2013, the ninth month of the year has been when the Real Bread Campaign goes on a mission to help everyone discover:  life’s sweeter with sourdough!  From 1-30 September, Real Bread …

Huge potholes, 6th August 

6 Aug 17

Several deep potholes in this car park..

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Award winning bakers open cake lovers’ haven in West Heath 

3 Jul 17

Kiss Me Cupcakes, who specialise in weddings and corporate branded cupcakes recently opened their flagship coffee and cake shop on Alvechurch Road, West Heath.

Youngsters to get creative to become café’s Junior Baker 

21 Jun 17

A TAMWORTH café is calling for youngsters of all ages to get drawing to be in with a chance to be named its ‘Junior Baker 2017’.

On this Day: Lichfield woman and nephew fined for trying to sell… 

25 May 17

On this day, May 25 1882, two Lichfield people were given ‘heavy fines’ for having in their possession diseased meat which they had tried to sell for human consumption.

Bakers Housewarming Event 

29 Mar 17

You’re invited: The Bakers’ Housewarming Party…

Sweet Breads and Viennoiserie, 25 Mar 2017 

21 Mar 17

25 Mar 2017 – Workshop at Loaf Join Loaf for this day-long exploration of sweet breads and viennoiserie in Birmingham’s premier cookery school and real bread bakery.

Pensioner John Place from Walsall jailed for killing three-year-o… 

20 Mar 17

A PENSIONER driver whose vision was severely impaired has been jailed for killing a young girl as she walked over a pedestrian crossing.

Walsall pensioner admits killing three-year-old in tragic… 

3 Mar 17

AN OAP from Walsall has admitted killing a toddler in a tragic accident last summer.

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OAP John Place faces jail after killing Poppy-Arabella Clarke, 3,… 

3 Mar 17

AN OAP has admitted killing a toddler on a Sutton Coldfield street in a tragic accident last summer.

Baking experts take centre stage at Core Theatre this weekend 

2 Mar 17

SOME OF Solihull’s best bakers will showcase their talents at the annual Fairtrade Cake Off this weekend.

Bakers called upon to create cakes as Solihull marks Fairtrade fortnight 

26 Feb 17

BAKERS are being invited to put their skills to the test during Fairtrade fortnight to see who will come out on top in a cake competition.

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Chip shop owner hospitalised after blaze breaks out at Bakers… 

21 Feb 17

A SUTTON Coldfield chip shop owner was taken to hospital today (February 21) with firefighters issuing a word of warning after he tried to put the fire out himself.

Plant pot collapsed and soil spill onto the pavement, 13th February 

13 Feb 17

There are plant pots along the high street but one of them have collapsed and spilled soil onto the pavement this problem is right outside greggs the bakers and is very much an eyesore Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically…

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Meet the Bakers 

3 Feb 17

Peer over the picket fence for a glimpse of the SS17 collections everyone’s talking about – all at Ted Baker.

Great British Bake-Off’s Nadiya Hussain to share her recipe for success at Birmingham event 

14 Jan 17

One of the nation’s favourite bakers will share her recipe for success when she lines up at Birmingham’s Town Hall on Monday.