Easter Season Christina Rossetti, Poet, 1894 Psalm 28 To you I call, O Lord my rock; be not deaf to my cry, lest, if you do not hear me, I become like those who go down to the Pit.
I can't describe the feelings that the closing day has brought me.
Easter Season Psalm 16 Preserve me, O God, for in you have I taken refuge; I have said to the Lord, ‘You are my lord, all my good depends on you.
The day now past has been one of challenge, blessing and a little personal pain today; not bad for a day billed as "off'.
Many years back there was a fad surrounding a piece of writing which went by the name 'desiderata' a word which translates from the Latin into 'things we need, desire or want' - a poem by Max Erhmann.
Easter Season Mark the Evangelist Psalm 37.23-41 When your steps are guided by the Lord and you delight in his way, Though you stumble, you shall not fall headlong, for the Lord holds you fast by the hand.
With my trail cameras, I have managed to capture pictures of many local badgers and foxes, a few muntjac, and even a polecat which I have captured on camera twice.
It seems to me that so often people regard prayer as an opportunity to tell God what they want! For many, prayer is the opportunity to return to the childhood days - when you wanted something, all we needed to do was .
So here we are, Easter Sunday has been and gone and soon the response to, "He is risen.
Easter Season George, Martyr, Patron of England, c.304 Psalm 5 Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my lamentation.
Easter Season Psalm 116 I love the Lord, for he has heard the voice of my supplication; because he inclined his ear to me on the day I called to him.
Easter Season Psalm 115 Not to us, Lord, not to us, but to your name give the glory, for the sake of your loving mercy and truth.
Easter Season Psalm 114 When Israel came out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of a strange tongue, Judah became his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
Wednesday 19 th April 2017 Just a few of the birds at Middleton lakes RSPB today : Green Sandpiper, Fisher's Mill Green winged Teal Black tailed Godwit Avocet Grasshopper warbler Grasshopper warbler Green winged Teal...
Tuesday 18th April 2017 The group of Fieldfares built up to 11, last seen at Mancetter on the 14th April.
Passiontide Easter Eve Psalm 142 I cry aloud to the Lord; to the Lord I make my supplication.
Friday 14th April 2017 After a few days away in East Yorkshire it was good to have a good local bird to enjoy on the doorstep.
Passiontide Good Friday Psalm 69 Save me, O God, for the waters have come up, even to my neck.
Passiontide Maundy Thursday Psalm 42 As the deer longs for the water brooks, so longs my soul for you, O God.
Passiontide Wednesday of Holy Week Psalm 102 O Lord, hear my prayer and let my crying come before you.
Holy Week has to be one of the most challenging and blessed weeks of my year as it provides the chance to reflect on the passion of the Christ.
"What is it?" In a nutshell, the word means 'darkness' or 'shadows' and it's a service we do in the Christian tradition during 'Holy Week' - the week with Good Friday in it (which means: This Week!).
Passiontide Tuesday of Holy Week Psalm 27 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom then shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom then shall I be afraid? When the wicked, even my enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my ...
They're not related! Yesterday I had a birthday, needed to be done to keep the world in balance or else I'd be staying the same age whilst the rest of the world got older around me.
Passiontide Monday of Holy Week Psalm 41 Blessed are those who consider the poor and needy; the Lord will deliver them in the time of trouble.
It's not often you get to do a four Communion day, but that's been my experience today and it was great fun.
What a day: we had a Brunch at one church and a craft day at another and we were cooking (literally)! Was sad to be reminded that we sometimes live in one-way streets where we can be treated quite poorly and seek to be doormats in our response to ...
Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has thrown his support behind the Friends of Tamworth Castle who this year are celebrating their 50th anniversary.
Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher this week welcomed the Government's new litter strategy which means culprits of littering could be fined up to 150 if caught.
I hope that you have all enjoyed a relaxing break over Easter, even if it was only the long weekend.
Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant praises Prime Minister Theresa May’s “bold” decision to call snap General ElectionLichfield Live 18 Apr
Lichfield’s MP has hailed the Prime Minister’s “bold” decision to call a snap General Election.
Birmingham Superprix held between 1986 and 1990 Could the next British Grand Prix be literally just around the corner from you? New laws come into force on Monday, 10 April 2017, that will allow motor racing events to take place on closed public ...
Stephen Pennell watches Paul Weller, and isn’t totally impressed.
Tamworth's MP Christopher Pincher took part in this year's Autism Awareness Week by helping to raise funds in Sainsbury's on Ventura Park.
West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton won backing yesterday from the European Parliament for new measures that will ensure vehicles continue to meet emissions and safety standards once out of the showroom.
Charges for brown bin collections could move a step closer next week as Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet discusses the proposals.
The service which provides free, independent, impartial and confidential advice to anyone in Tamworth who needs it has a new provider, a new name and more services, but it’s business as usual for the people who use it.
Local MP Christopher Pincher has this week called on the Local Government Department to review the controversial decision to approve Arkall Farm and have it decided by an independent inspector.
The Tamworth Dementia Action Alliance and Cllr Andrew James are inviting knitters in Tamworth to pick up their needles and use their craft skills and creativity to help people with dementia.
The British servicemen and women who gave their lives in the D-Day landings and in the Normandy Campaign will be commemorated with a new memorial, supported by £20 million, the Prime Minister and Chancellor today announced.
An independent university is to conduct a “six-figure” Football Association study into whether there is a link between playing football and dementia.
Prime Minister’s Questions is nothing more than cliche time in Parliament, says political commentator Will Mapplebeck ‘Would my right honorable friend agree with me…?’ There are fewer depressing phrases uttered in Parliament, a signal that...
The Government has tabled amendments to the Children and Social Work Bill, which will make it a requirement that all secondary schools in England teach relationships and sex education (RSE).
Lichfield District Council likely to reject request from Tamworth to create a new site for travellersLichfield Live 2 Mar
Lichfield District Council says it is unlikely to build an additional site for travellers despite a request from a neighbouring local authority to do so.
Burntwood councillor says communities in Lichfield and Burntwood aren’t bound together by voting boundariesLichfield Live 1 Mar
A Burntwood councillor says residents in Hammerwich and Wall will be well represented at Westminster, regardless of which constituency they end up in.
People in Lichfield and Burntwood could soon have to pay extra to have their garden waste collected.
Chair of Lichfield Green Party says plan to move Whittington voters into Tamworth is “mindless and insensitive”Lichfield Live 28 Feb
The chair of the Green Party in Lichfield has backed calls for the Boundary Commission to rethink plans to move Whittington and Streethay into the Tamworth constituency.
Warning community ties will be broken if Whittington and Streethay are moved out of Lichfield voting boundaryLichfield Live 28 Feb
Community ties in Lichfield risk being broken if voting boundaries are changed, the chairman of the local Conservative Association has warned.
People living in parts of Lichfield have been urged to make their voices heard on plans to move some areas of the city into the Tamworth voting area.
Former leader of Lichfield District Council says area has lost one of the last great local government statesmenLichfield Live 25 Feb
The area has lost one of the last great local government statesmen, according to the former leader of Lichfield District Council.
Careful coordination of works to support a major new homes development in Tamworth will mean a big reduction in the number of roadworks and less disruption for people and businesses.
Tamworth Borough Council is looking for an organisation or individual to help us with producing our Visitor Guide, potentially over the next 3 years.
Applications are open to become the UK’s first Small Business Commissioner – a high profile role supporting small businesses in payment disputes with their larger customers.
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Tamworth's MP Christopher Pincher has criticised opposition MPs who seek to disrupt or prevent Brexit as 'undemocratic and disrespectful'.
People Movers have announced a new bus service, the 9A, running between Tamworth and Hockley will start on Saturday 11th February.
Tamworth's MP Christopher Pincher has welcomed the Government's plans for a new modern 'Industrial Strategy' which aims to support businesses in Tamworth and around the country to grow and create more highly paid and skilled jobs.
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