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Faith in Tomorrow's Britain - Diocese of Lichfield

Faith in Tomorrow's Britain  Diocese of Lichfield

A celebrated author and theologian who was Dean of Lichfield before a stint as Bishop of Durham returned to the city today. Styled NT Wright on his academic ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 6:17 pm


Woman rushed to hospital after being hit by car - Birmingham Live

Woman rushed to hospital after being hit by car  Birmingham Live

Driver helping with enquiries after incident on Lichfield Road in Wolverhampton.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 3:34 pm


'Tinkering with Ofsted won’t help. It needs to go' - TES News

'Tinkering with Ofsted won’t help. It needs to go'  TES News

It's impossible to reduce the complexity of what happens in a school every day into a one single adjective – that's why Ofsted will never work, writes former ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 11:03 am


Beauty of churches revealed in more than 150 'lost' Petit artwork - expressandstar.com

Beauty of churches revealed in more than 150 'lost' Petit artwork  expressandstar.com

A new book of more than 150 watercolour paintings has been published to provide a fascinating glimpse of our region's past.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 5:00 am


New Diocesan Director of Education announced - Diocese of Lichfield

New Diocesan Director of Education announced  Diocese of Lichfield

We are pleased to announce that Claire Shaw has been appointed as the new Diocesan Director of Education. Claire, who became Acting Director following the ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Young professionals can apply for a free 12-month business programme - Tamworth Informed

Young professionals can apply for a free 12-month business programme  Tamworth Informed

YOUNG talented business professionals across Tamworth and Lichfield District are being offered a FREE 12-month membership to Future Faces ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 10:15 am


Review: Fret and Fiddle at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival - Lichfield Live

Review: Fret and Fiddle at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival  Lichfield Live

Now extended to a quintet, the former duo Fret and Fiddle played a wide range of classic and modern jazz with the occasional foray into other genres of music ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:27 am


Former X-Factor star admits he'll be sad to see tour end as show heads for the Lichfield Garrick - Lichfield Live

Former X-Factor star admits he'll be sad to see tour end as show heads for the Lichfield Garrick  Lichfield Live

Former X Factor star Andy Abraham admits he'll feel a little sad when he takes to the stage at the Lichfield Garrick. Andy Abraham. The show tomorrow (14th ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:21 am


Finstall Scouts celebrate Cross City Heroes win at Barnt Green station | Bromsgrove Advertiser - Bromsgrove Advertiser

Finstall Scouts celebrate Cross City Heroes win at Barnt Green station | Bromsgrove Advertiser  Bromsgrove Advertiser

Members of a Bromsgrove Scout group were delighted to get a sneak preview of a plaque that will bear their name at a railway station.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 4:00 am


Rugeley man found safe and well after missing appeal - Staffordshire Live

Rugeley man found safe and well after missing appeal  Staffordshire Live

UPDATE - Jason Rowley has been found safe and well. Police have launched an appeal for a missing Staffordshire man. Officers say they need help in finding ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 6:44 pm


Dad missed daughter's birth after horror lorry crash left him in coma - Mirror Online

Dad missed daughter's birth after horror lorry crash left him in coma  Mirror Online

Kevine Bateman, 35, was left in a coma a week after he found out his partner was pregnant.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 4:44 pm


MP given a grilling on political issues by students at Burntwood school - Lichfield Live

MP given a grilling on political issues by students at Burntwood school  Lichfield Live

The MP for Lichfield and Burntwood has been given a political grilling by students from Erasmus Darwin Academy. The Conservative MP was given plenty of big ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 1:15 pm


Lichfield shops get the chance to show they are dog friendly after initiative created by manager of city business - Lichfield Live

Lichfield shops get the chance to show they are dog friendly after initiative created by manager of city business  Lichfield Live

Shops in Lichfield are now able to show they welcome pets after a scheme created by the manager of a city shop. A Dog Friendly Lichfield sticker. Nick Brickett ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 9:54 am


Lichfield design engineer apprentice wins regional training award - Lichfield Live

Lichfield design engineer apprentice wins regional training award  Lichfield Live

A budding design engineer from Lichfield has won a regional training award. Ryan Lenton-Kane with his awards Ryan Lenton-Kane. IMI Precision Engineering's ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:42 am


Review: The Eagle Jazz Band at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival - Lichfield Live

Review: The Eagle Jazz Band at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival  Lichfield Live

Traditional sounds were the order of the day when The Eagle Jazz Band appeared on the final day of Lichfield's Blues and Jazz Festival. The Eagle Jazz Band.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:31 am


Review: The Oxley Meier Guitar Project - Lichfield Live

Review: The Oxley Meier Guitar Project  Lichfield Live

If you take two of the county's leading acoustic and jazz guitarists, a strong and musically flexible rhythm section, and a magpie's sense of genre borrowing, you ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:04 am


Five charged with burglary in Fazeley - Staffordshire Live

Five charged with burglary in Fazeley  Staffordshire Live

Police in Staffordshire have charged five men between the ages of 18 and 21 with burglary following a break-in in Fazeley, Lichfield at the weekend.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Major roadworks scheme revealed ahead of Cannock designer outlet opening - expressandstar.com

Major roadworks scheme revealed ahead of Cannock designer outlet opening  expressandstar.com

Building work is under way ready to open the £160m West Midlands Designer Outlet village next year.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 5:05 am


Bus route changes revealed in Staffordshire and Black Country - expressandstar.com

Bus route changes revealed in Staffordshire and Black Country  expressandstar.com

A shake-up of bus services in Cannock, Wolverhampton, Walsall and Lichfield has been announced.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 5:03 am


HS2 anger over plans to build pylons across Staffordshire beauty spot - Staffordshire Live

HS2 anger over plans to build pylons across Staffordshire beauty spot  Staffordshire Live

The company behind the High Speed 2 railway line being built from London to Birmingham has come under fire for agreeing plans to build huge pylons across a ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 3:14 pm


Unemployment falls again in the West Midlands Business - expressandstar.com

Unemployment falls again in the West Midlands Business  expressandstar.com

Unemployment in the West Midlands was down again for the three month to April.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 9:45 am


Chad pilgrims defy weather in prayer walk - Diocese of Lichfield

Chad pilgrims defy weather in prayer walk  Diocese of Lichfield

Up to 100 pilgrims battled the elements as they followed in the footsteps of St Chad from Derbyshire into Staffordshire. The 19-mile St Chad Pilgrimage from ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 8:52 am


Review: The Nick Dewhurst Band at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival - Lichfield Live

Review: The Nick Dewhurst Band at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival  Lichfield Live

Local jazz ambassador Nick Dewhurst brought his talented band and special guest Derek Nash to play an exemplary set of originals and well-chosen covers ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 8:33 am


Beacon Park tennis courts set to be resurfaced - Lichfield Live

Beacon Park tennis courts set to be resurfaced  Lichfield Live

Beacon Park's tennis courts are set to be resurfaced. Beacon Park tennis courts. Planning permission has been sought to relay the four tarmac courts well as ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 8:24 am


An 'L' of an outcry over Cannock test centre axe - expressandstar.com

An 'L' of an outcry over Cannock test centre axe  expressandstar.com

Driving instructors have staged a protest over the closure of Cannock's test centre.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 5:04 am


Trucker banned from roads after A38 crash leaves driver in hospital for more than a year - Birmingham Live

Trucker banned from roads after A38 crash leaves driver in hospital for more than a year  Birmingham Live

A trucker has been banned from the roads for his part in an horrific A38 crash which left a motorist in hospital for more than a year with life-changing injuries.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 4:10 pm


Review: The Alison Rayner Quintet at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival - Lichfield Live

Review: The Alison Rayner Quintet at the Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival  Lichfield Live

Double bassist and composer Alison Rayner led her impeccable band through a series of high-octane jazz numbers and delicate ballads when they appeared ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 11:42 am


Lichfield Operatic Society bringing The Full Monty to the Garrick stage - Lichfield Live

Lichfield Operatic Society bringing The Full Monty to the Garrick stage  Lichfield Live

Audiences at the Lichfield Garrick will be able to leave their hats on when The Full Monty comes to the city stage. The show is being performed by Lichfield ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 10:30 am


Council confirms review of Lichfield street trading fees after backlash from festival organisers - Lichfield Live

Council confirms review of Lichfield street trading fees after backlash from festival organisers  Lichfield Live

Lichfield District Council says it will review its street trading fees after a backlash from organisers of events in the city. The Lichfield Food Festival and the ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 10:20 am


'Eliza Grey' plays Shifnal - Diocese of Lichfield

'Eliza Grey' plays Shifnal  Diocese of Lichfield

Over one hundred people gathered at St Andrews Church, Shifnal, to kick of Dementia Action Week last month, sharing a performance of 'The Disappearance of ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 10:18 am


Plans unveiled for new KFC drive-thru in Burntwood - Lichfield Live

Plans unveiled for new KFC drive-thru in Burntwood  Lichfield Live

Burntwood could be getting a new KFC drive-thru restaurant if plans are approved. An application has been submitted to Lichfield District Council to build the ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 8:54 am


Lichfield vicar's family call on people to support charity's fundraising efforts - Lichfield Live

Lichfield vicar's family call on people to support charity's fundraising efforts  Lichfield Live

The family of a Lichfield vicar are calling on people to help support a local hospice. Richard Bailey, who was the vicar for St John's Church in Shenstone and St ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 8:40 am


Report claims Lichfield District Council's £45m property investment plan could generate £900000 profit - Lichfield Live

Report claims Lichfield District Council's £45m property investment plan could generate £900000 profit  Lichfield Live

A report claims Lichfield District Council's £45million property investment plan could create a profit of £900,000 within five years. Lichfield District Council House.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 8:28 am


Chance to transform used milk bottles at event in Beacon Park - Lichfield Live

Chance to transform used milk bottles at event in Beacon Park  Lichfield Live

Used milk bottles will get a new lease of life thanks to an upcycling project in Lichfield. People are being invited to visit Beacon Park between 11am and 2pm on ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 8:19 am


Lichfield MP “disappointed” by backing of plan to use pylons for HS2 power through Blithfield - Lichfield Live

Lichfield MP “disappointed” by backing of plan to use pylons for HS2 power through Blithfield  Lichfield Live

A decision not to bury HS2 power cables near Lichfield has been criticised by the area's MP. The HS2 Parliamentary Committee opted to back the decision for ...

Published on 9 June 2019 | 2:48 pm


GALLERY: Thousands of athletes take on Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire - expressandstar.com

GALLERY: Thousands of athletes take on Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire  expressandstar.com

More than 2600 athletes descended on Staffordshire for the Ironman 70.3 in glorious sunshine.

Published on 9 June 2019 | 1:47 pm


Review: Rhythm of the Dance at the Lichfield Garrick - Lichfield Live

Review: Rhythm of the Dance at the Lichfield Garrick  Lichfield Live

A night of Irish dance celebration saw the cast of Rhythm of the Dance bring their 20th anniversary show to the Lichfield Garrick. Rhythm of the Dance. A talented ...

Published on 9 June 2019 | 8:37 am


Harp and a Monkey bringing sounds and stories of the Victorian era to Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Harp and a Monkey bringing sounds and stories of the Victorian era to Lichfield  Lichfield Live

The sounds and stories of the Victorian era will be explored when Harp and a Monkey perform in Lichfield. Harp and a Monkey band Harp and a Monkey.

Published on 8 June 2019 | 8:13 am


Stafford Ironman 70.3 2019: Find out the road closures this weekend - expressandstar.com

Stafford Ironman 70.3 2019: Find out the road closures this weekend  expressandstar.com

Thousands of triathletes are set to take on the Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire this weekend.

Published on 8 June 2019 | 5:03 am


Lichfield choir getting ready to perform at Birmingham's Symphony Hall - Lichfield Live

Lichfield choir getting ready to perform at Birmingham's Symphony Hall  Lichfield Live

Members of a Lichfield choir are putting the finishing touches to their preparations for a performance in Birmingham. Not just one star is born! Lichfield Choir ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 4:26 pm


Residents disappointed by lack of answers over healthcare services - Birmingham Live

Residents disappointed by lack of answers over healthcare services  Birmingham Live

Residents who attended a meeting with health chiefs over a shake-up of Tamworth's healthcare services say they were disappointed that the future of the Sir ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 12:16 pm


Joe Longthorne coming to the Lichfield Garrick stage - Lichfield Live

Joe Longthorne coming to the Lichfield Garrick stage  Lichfield Live

A string of famous voices will be heard on the Lichfield Garrick stage when Joe Longthorne MBE performs. Joe Longthorne. The city theatre will host the musical ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:55 am


Volunteers needed to run charity Oxjam music festival in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Volunteers needed to run charity Oxjam music festival in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

Volunteers are being urged to help run a charity music festival in Lichfield. Oxjam events are run by Oxfam across the UK, with the charity hoping to see a team ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:45 am


Chasetown FC confirm pre-season schedule - Lichfield Live

Chasetown FC confirm pre-season schedule  Lichfield Live

Chasetown FC's pre-season schedule for the 2019/20 season has been confirmed. Scott Dundas. Scott Dundas' men will take on a number of local opponents ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:34 am


Organisations in the running for cash boost from M6 Toll operator - Lichfield Live

Organisations in the running for cash boost from M6 Toll operator  Lichfield Live

Five local organisations are in the running to receive a £20,000 boost. The operators of the M6 Toll have whittled down the shortlist to be named as the ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:26 am


Huge new B&M store coming to Lichfield - Staffordshire Live

Huge new B&M store coming to Lichfield  Staffordshire Live

Retailer B&M has announced it is set to open a brand new store on Lichfield's Imperial Retail Park. The doors are due to open on the Eastern Avenue store for ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Passengers facing changes to bus timetables in Lichfield and Burntwood - Lichfield Live

Passengers facing changes to bus timetables in Lichfield and Burntwood  Lichfield Live

Bus passengers in Lichfield and Burntwood are facing changes to some of their services later this month. Arriva has confirmed a number of changes to routes ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Character from Sylvanian Families to meet children at shop in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Character from Sylvanian Families to meet children at shop in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

Children in Lichfield will be in for a treat with a visit from a popular Sylvanian Family character. The Sylvanian Families Chocolate Rabbit. The Entertainer store ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Gutted vans and cars found in 'chop shop' bust - Birmingham Live

Gutted vans and cars found in 'chop shop' bust  Birmingham Live

The vehicles were found at an address in Overton Lane in Burntwood.

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield and Burntwood communities ready to battle it out for Staffordshire's Best Kept Village title - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood communities ready to battle it out for Staffordshire's Best Kept Village title  Lichfield Live

Communities around Lichfield and Burntwood are getting ready to battle it out for Staffordshire's 2019 Best Kept Village crown. Members of the Best Kept Village ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 6:52 am


Lichfield and Burntwood MP says anti-Trump protests are “height of hypocrisy” - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood MP says anti-Trump protests are “height of hypocrisy”  Lichfield Live

Protests targeting Donald Trump's visit to the UK have been branded as “the height of hypocrisy” by the MP for Lichfield and Burntwood. The US President's state ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 6:52 am


Official opening for new Peace Woodland in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Official opening for new Peace Woodland in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

Visitors have been given their first look at Lichfield's new Peace Woodland. Visitors examining the new Peace Woodland plaque. Pic: Hannah Golding. Located ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 9:50 am


Lichfield based Central England Co-operative confirms it has phased out single use carrier bags completely - Lichfield Live

Lichfield based Central England Co-operative confirms it has phased out single use carrier bags completely  Lichfield Live

A Lichfield-based supermarket company says it has completely phased out single use carrier bags. A store assistant with one of the new biodegradable bags.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Council could buy four properties in Lichfield to help keep rough sleepers off the streets - Lichfield Live

Council could buy four properties in Lichfield to help keep rough sleepers off the streets  Lichfield Live

Four properties to help keep rough sleepers off the streets could be bought by Lichfield District Council. The local authority unveiled the proposal as part of a ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Popular retailer B&M to open new store in Lichfield - Birmingham Live

Popular retailer B&M to open new store in Lichfield  Birmingham Live

RETAILER B&M has announced it is set to open a brand new store on Lichfield's Imperial Retail Park. The doors are due to open on the Eastern Avenue store ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield Cathedral volunteers honoured with Queen's Award for Voluntary Service - Lichfield Live

Lichfield Cathedral volunteers honoured with Queen's Award for Voluntary Service  Lichfield Live

Volunteers from Lichfield Cathedral have been honoured with the Queen's Award for Voluntary *Service*. Adrian Dorber with Kath Toothill and Pete Harris at ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:10 am


Hundreds turn out for outdoor cinema events in Chasetown - Lichfield Live

Hundreds turn out for outdoor cinema events in Chasetown  Lichfield Live

Hundreds of visitors have turned out for the latest outdoor cinema nights in Burntwood. Crowds enjoying one of the films. Pic: Gary Cater. The screenings of ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Royal recognition for Cathedral volunteers - Diocese of Lichfield

Royal recognition for Cathedral volunteers  Diocese of Lichfield

From its holy dusters and flower arrangers to its tea mashers and tour guides - the 400-strong team of volunteers at Lichfield Cathedral have been honoured with ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield car dealership named as one of the best in the country - Bdaily

Lichfield car dealership named as one of the best in the country  Bdaily

Bristol Street Motors Lichfield Vauxhall has been named as one of the top three Vauxhall dealerships in the UK. The Eastern Avenue dealership was ranked 2nd ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Burntwood councillor warns elected representatives need to be “mindful” of social media comments - Lichfield Live

Burntwood councillor warns elected representatives need to be “mindful” of social media comments  Lichfield Live

A Burntwood councillor has warned public figures must be “mindful” of what they say after following comments made to him on social media. Cllr Wai-Lee Ho ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Let the Rebellion begin! - Diocese of Lichfield

Let the Rebellion begin!  Diocese of Lichfield

Last September the Secretary-General of the United Nations made an impassioned plea to the UN General Assembly on the need to act to combat the threat of ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Acts wow crowds at Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival - review - expressandstar.com

Acts wow crowds at Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival - review  expressandstar.com

Soft Machine shook up the rock scene more than 50 years ago with psychedelic back-projections, light shows and adventurous sounds - becoming one of the ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Cubs head off for 'Viking Tour' after donation boost - Lichfield Live

Cubs head off for 'Viking Tour' after donation boost  Lichfield Live

A group of young cubs from Lichfield have sailed off on a Viking-themed adventure to Dublin after a donation from a housebuilder. The Viking Splash Tour will ...

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Review: Remi Harris at the Cathedral Hotel - Lichfield Live

Review: Remi Harris at the Cathedral Hotel  Lichfield Live

Anyone who has seen Remi Harris play knows you get a lot of guitar, and a lot of guitars – and it proved to be the case when the leading jazz and blues guitarist ...

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


The story of the Cross - Diocese of Lichfield

The story of the Cross  Diocese of Lichfield

The Revd Andrew Brazier, Minister at the ecumenical Beacon Church in Pheasey in the West Midlands, explains what motivated a group to walk 118 miles with ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Colourful gardens open for the weekend as part of National Open Gardens Scheme - expressandstar.com

Colourful gardens open for the weekend as part of National Open Gardens Scheme  expressandstar.com

Gardens bursting with colour will open this weekend as part of the National Open Garden Scheme.

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Positive Conversations - Diocese of Lichfield

Positive Conversations  Diocese of Lichfield

It's recently been Dementia Action Week. And the national focus, led by the Alzheimer's Society, has been on positive conversations: “All it takes is a ...

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Volunteers in Lichfield and Burntwood urged to support 2019 Staffordshire Ironman race - Lichfield Live

Volunteers in Lichfield and Burntwood urged to support 2019 Staffordshire Ironman race  Lichfield Live

Volunteers in Lichfield and Burntwood are being urged to support the Ironman Staffordshire race. Pic: Godden Photography. The event takes place on 9th June ...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Revelations: Liam Dillon, owner, the Boat Inn, Lichfield, Staffordshire - The Caterer.com

Revelations: Liam Dillon, owner, the Boat Inn, Lichfield, Staffordshire  The Caterer.com

What was your best subject at school? To be honest, I was very bad at school. I spent the whole time trying to get out of the bottom sets. I think my fa...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Plan to convert Lichfield hotel into housing - Lichfield Live

Plan to convert Lichfield hotel into housing  Lichfield Live

A boutique Lichfield hotel could become two houses if plans are approved. Proposals have been drawn up to turn Netherstowe House into two houses.

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Pop-up HS2 engagement centre coming to Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Pop-up HS2 engagement centre coming to Lichfield  Lichfield Live

A pop-up HS2 engagement centre is coming to Lichfield. The controversial high speed rail scheme will be up for discussion when it visits the city as part of a tour ...

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Walking the green road together - Diocese of Lichfield

Walking the green road together  Diocese of Lichfield

Local churches in Shropshire are joining forces with national organisation Green Christian for a free event to resource people of faith to respond to the problems ...

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Dancer looking forward to entertaining Lichfield Garrick audiences - Lichfield Live

Dancer looking forward to entertaining Lichfield Garrick audiences  Lichfield Live

The lead dancer in a show coming to the the Lichfield Garrick says the years of hard work learning her art are all worthwhile when she takes to the stage.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Free blues and jazz music on offer in Lichfield city centre - Lichfield Live

Free blues and jazz music on offer in Lichfield city centre  Lichfield Live

Free outdoor music is coming to Lichfield this weekend. The Backyard Music Boys. Organised by Lichfield Arts with support from the Lichfield Business ...

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield and Burntwood MP pleads with ministers to improve access to medicinal cannabis - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood MP pleads with ministers to improve access to medicinal cannabis  Lichfield Live

The MP for Lichfield and Burntwood has pleaded with ministers to allow patients to have greater access to medicinal cannabis. Michael Fabricant's comments ...

Published on 24 May 2019 | 7:00 am


County council to consider introducing parental leave for elected members - Lichfield Live

County council to consider introducing parental leave for elected members  Lichfield Live

A plan to give councillors parental leave is being considered by Staffordshire County Council in a bid to create a more diverse set of elected members. A more ...

Published on 24 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield Garrick on the lookout for members to join new Youth Board - Lichfield Live

Lichfield Garrick on the lookout for members to join new Youth Board  Lichfield Live

Young people in Lichfield and Burntwood are being invited to help shape the future of the Garrick Theatre. The Lichfield Garrick. The city centre venue is looking ...

Published on 24 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield Para-canoeist in boat fundraising bid - Birmingham Live

Lichfield Para-canoeist in boat fundraising bid  Birmingham Live

Chelsey Dixon survived cancer as a teenager and is now hoping to compete in the Paralympic Games next year in Tokyo as a canoeist.

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Road safety crackdown in Lichfield and Tamworth sees 30 vehicles stopped - Staffordshire Live

Road safety crackdown in Lichfield and Tamworth sees 30 vehicles stopped  Staffordshire Live

'I hope that it provided reassurance to the local community'

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield and Burntwood residents vote in European elections - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood residents vote in European elections  Lichfield Live

People in Lichfield and Burntwood have gone to the polls for the European elections. Polling stations across the district are open until 10pm tonight (23rd May).

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


First roof tiles go on at new housing development in Burntwood - Lichfield Live

First roof tiles go on at new housing development in Burntwood  Lichfield Live

A project bringing dozens of new homes to Burntwood has reached a significant milestone as the first roof tiles were fitted. The new buildings taking shape.

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Councillors call for halt on HS2 enabling work in Lichfield until green light for main construction is given - Lichfield Live

Councillors call for halt on HS2 enabling work in Lichfield until green light for main construction is given  Lichfield Live

Councillors in Lichfield are calling for a halt to all HS2 works in the area until a final green light for the main construction is given the go-ahead. An artist's ...

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Councillors accuse Conservatives of leaving them “out in the cold” at Lichfield City Council - Lichfield Live

Councillors accuse Conservatives of leaving them “out in the cold” at Lichfield City Council  Lichfield Live

The Conservatives have been accused of leaving other parties “out in the cold” at Lichfield City Council. The comments come from Labour and Liberal Democrat ...

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Delays expected after person hit by train in Staffordshire - Stoke-on-Trent Live

Delays expected after person hit by train in Staffordshire  Stoke-on-Trent Live

The rail lines are blocked between Stoke-on-Trent and Lichfield Trent Valley.

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Defibrillator is installed at Lichfield crematorium - Lichfield Live

Defibrillator is installed at Lichfield crematorium  Lichfield Live

A new defibrillator has been installed at a crematorium in Lichfield. Jo Walker, manager at Lichfield & District Crematorium with Donna Stokes, from the British ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


MPs get first-hand look at service in Lichfield supporting young people with mental health problems - Lichfield Live

MPs get first-hand look at service in Lichfield supporting young people with mental health problems  Lichfield Live

Two local MPs have been given a first-hand glimpse of the work being done in Lichfield to support young people facing mental health problems. The Child and ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield passengers being urged to check Bank Holiday journeys due to West Coast Main Line works - Lichfield Live

Lichfield passengers being urged to check Bank Holiday journeys due to West Coast Main Line works  Lichfield Live

Passengers heading to and from Lichfield Trent Valley over the Bank Holiday weekend are being warned to plan ahead due to engineering work on the West ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Man cut free after a three car smash on Lichfield Road - Birmingham Live

Man cut free after a three car smash on Lichfield Road  Birmingham Live

The smash happened around 12.27pm today (May 21) on the Lichfield Road in Walsall.

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Plans for Lichfield District Council to stop using gender-specific titles for female councillors - Lichfield Live

Plans for Lichfield District Council to stop using gender-specific titles for female councillors  Lichfield Live

A tradition of referring to female councillors differently to their male counterparts is set to be ditched at Lichfield District Council. Lichfield District Council House.

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield City FC to face Chasetown FC as part of pre-season schedule - Lichfield Live

Lichfield City FC to face Chasetown FC as part of pre-season schedule  Lichfield Live

Lichfield City FC will face Chasetown FC as part of their pre-season friendly schedule. The two local sides will clash at City's ground on 23rd July. Lichfield boss ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Contracts signed by World Cup winning footballer Gordon Banks to be sold at auction in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Contracts signed by World Cup winning footballer Gordon Banks to be sold at auction in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

Football contracts signed by World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks are being sold at auction in Lichfield. Divided into two lots, the documents are going ...

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield City FC learn league opponents for the coming season - Lichfield Live

Lichfield City FC learn league opponents for the coming season  Lichfield Live

Lichfield City FC's opponents for the 2019/20 season have been confirmed. The 19/20 Midland Football League Division One line up. The Midland Football ...

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lib Dem councillor urges Lichfield and Burntwood residents to “think hard” about the impact of Brexit - Lichfield Live

Lib Dem councillor urges Lichfield and Burntwood residents to “think hard” about the impact of Brexit  Lichfield Live

The Liberal Democrats have urged people in Lichfield and Burntwood to “think hard” about the impact Brexit would have on the area. The comments come ...

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Artists gearing up for the 2019 Lichfield Arts Blues and Jazz Festival - Lichfield Live

Artists gearing up for the 2019 Lichfield Arts Blues and Jazz Festival  Lichfield Live

Final preparations are taking place for the 2019 Lichfield Arts Blues and Jazz Festival. Soft Machine. The event takes place from 30th May to 2nd June.

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield People's Vote supporters to join national day of action - Lichfield Live

Lichfield People's Vote supporters to join national day of action  Lichfield Live

Supporters calling for a new vote on Brexit will take to the streets of Lichfield today (18th May) as part of a national campaign. Members of the People's Vote ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield MP says it is not too late to scrap HS2 - Lichfield Live

Lichfield MP says it is not too late to scrap HS2  Lichfield Live

Lichfield's MP has told the Government it isn't too late to scrap plans for HS2. An artist's impression of HS2. The controversial high speed rail line will cut through ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Competition on the lookout for budding folk songwriters in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Competition on the lookout for budding folk songwriters in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

Budding songwriters are being invited to enter a competition in Lichfield. The L2F Song Writing Competition is being organised by Lichfield Arts and is designed ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:00 am


New timetable offering more cross city line services to Lichfield Trent Valley - Lichfield Live

New timetable offering more cross city line services to Lichfield Trent Valley  Lichfield Live

Passengers using the cross city line to and from Lichfield Trent Valley will be able to use more services when a new timetable comes into operation. Lichfield ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield and Burntwood families urged to take part in Walk to School Week - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood families urged to take part in Walk to School Week  Lichfield Live

Parents in Lichfield and Burntwood are being urged to ditch the car and take part in Walk to School Week. The campaign, which starts on Monday (20th May), ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:00 am








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