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Extra free parking spaces planned in Wolverhampton city centre - expressandstar.com

Extra free parking spaces planned in Wolverhampton city centre  expressandstar.com

An extra 150 free evening parking spaces are to be created in Wolverhampton city centre.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 6:02 am


Walsall health centre plans approved - expressandstar.com

Walsall health centre plans approved  expressandstar.com

Planning chiefs have rubber-stamped plans for a huge new health centre to be created in Walsall town centre.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:58 pm


Arthur Gumbley murder: Killer burglar jailed for 33 years - BBC News

Arthur Gumbley murder: Killer burglar jailed for 33 years  BBC News

A killer burglar who broke a pensioner's ribs and tore the skin from his hand has been jailed for at least 33 years. Jason Wilsher, 20, from Leicestershire, also ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:12 pm


Peace Woodland to get Easter Sunday blessing - Diocese of Lichfield

Peace Woodland to get Easter Sunday blessing  Diocese of Lichfield

Easter Sunday is all about new life and resurrection, so for Lichfield Cathedral it is a perfect time to celebrate what is believed to be the first Peace Woodland ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 9:47 am


Burglar murdered 87-year-old in 'horrific' Little Aston raid - BBC News

Burglar murdered 87-year-old in 'horrific' Little Aston raid  BBC News

Jason Wilsher has been found guilty of murdering Arthur Gumbley in a burglary.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 1:57 pm


Former Conservative councillor confirms she will stand as an independent – and urges other people in Lichfield and Burntwood to do the same - Lichfield Live

Former Conservative councillor confirms she will stand as an independent – and urges other people in Lichfield and Burntwood to do the same  Lichfield Live

A former Conservative councillor is urging people across Lichfield and Burntwood to stand as independent candidates. Joanne Grange. Joanne Grange ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 9:45 am


Vintage fair confirms it will return to Lichfield in 2019 - Lichfield Live

Vintage fair confirms it will return to Lichfield in 2019  Lichfield Live

A vintage fair has confirmed it will return to Lichfield this summer. Carters Steam Fair in Lichfield. Pic: Josh Latimer Photography. Carters Steam Fair features a ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 11:35 am


Lib Dem councillor criticises decision to axe police front desk facility in Lichfield city centre - Lichfield Live

Lib Dem councillor criticises decision to axe police front desk facility in Lichfield city centre  Lichfield Live

A Liberal Democrat councillor has criticised a decision to close the police desk in Lichfield city centre. Cllr Paul Ray said the decision by Staffordshire Police, ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 11:16 am


Tickets go on sale for annual Lichfield L2F folk festival - Lichfield Live

Tickets go on sale for annual Lichfield L2F folk festival  Lichfield Live

Tickets have gone on sale for an annual folk music festival in Lichfield. Lucy Ward. L2F, which is run by Lichfield Arts, will take place between 18th and 20th ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 10:29 am


League secured on the final day but Bletchley Ladies want to win promotion - Milton Keynes Citizen

League secured on the final day but Bletchley Ladies want to win promotion  Milton Keynes Citizen

Bletchley Ladies secured the Championship 2 Midlands crown for a second year in a row after a battling 38-10 win over Lichfield Ladies in the final game of the ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 10:12 am


New bus service will link Cannock to Birmingham - expressandstar.com

New bus service will link Cannock to Birmingham  expressandstar.com

The X51 *service* from Birmingham would be extended to Cannock to the joy of campaigners.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 6:04 am


Lichfield Peace Woodland to be officially unveiled on Easter Sunday - Lichfield Live

Lichfield Peace Woodland to be officially unveiled on Easter Sunday  Lichfield Live

A new Peace Woodland will be officially unveiled in Lichfield on Easter Sunday. More than 1,300 people have dedicated the names of loved ones and family ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 12:22 pm


Lichfield man to run London Marathon in aid of canal restoration trust - Lichfield Live

Lichfield man to run London Marathon in aid of canal restoration trust  Lichfield Live

A Lichfield athlete is raising funds for the city's canal trust by running in next month's London Marathon. Steve Williams in training for the London Marathon.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 11:44 am


Bishop backs Brexit prayer cuppa - Diocese of Lichfield

Bishop backs Brexit prayer cuppa  Diocese of Lichfield

The Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave, is supporting a call for communities to join together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 9:29 am


Churches urged to take creation care lead - Diocese of Lichfield

Churches urged to take creation care lead  Diocese of Lichfield

Churches throughout the region are being urged to take the lead in becoming greener and tackling climate change. The Diocese of Lichfield is an area with a ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 2:12 pm


Housing developer agrees to sponsor new gallery space in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Housing developer agrees to sponsor new gallery space in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

A new art and photograph gallery space in Lichfield has been sponsored by a housing developer. IM Land, which is building 750 homes at a development ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 9:58 am


Rare collection of Stan Lee Marvel comics to be sold by Lichfield auction house - Lichfield Live

Rare collection of Stan Lee Marvel comics to be sold by Lichfield auction house  Lichfield Live

A rare collection of Marvel comics are being auctioned off in Lichfield. The 1960s Fantastic Four publications were built up from issue number one by ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 9:52 am


Artist reveals why he chose empty Lichfield house as canvas for creation - Lichfield Live

Artist reveals why he chose empty Lichfield house as canvas for creation  Lichfield Live

The creator of a Banksy-style artwork in Lichfield says he was keen to make a statement about homelessness. The mystery creation depicting a man and his dog ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 9:38 am


Food review: The Boat House, Lichfield - expressandstar.com

Food review: The Boat House, Lichfield  expressandstar.com

It's the details that are striking. Walk into The Boat Inn, on the outskirts of Lichfield, and you're greeted by staff who treat you with warmth and respect.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 5:01 am


Pub reopens in Lichfield city centre as new management takes over - Staffordshire Live

Pub reopens in Lichfield city centre as new management takes over  Staffordshire Live

A pub has reopened in Lichfield city centre after being taken over by an established Brewery company. Derby Brewing Company has taken over The Pig and ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 2:27 pm


Programme of cycle rides in Lichfield and Burntwood returning for 2019 - Lichfield Live

Programme of cycle rides in Lichfield and Burntwood returning for 2019  Lichfield Live

A programme of free bike rides in Lichfield and Burntwood is returning for 2019. Cycle Rides for All. The Cycle Rides for All series kicks off on 24th March with a ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 10:56 am


Mystery of Banksy-style artwork found at derelict house in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Mystery of Banksy-style artwork found at derelict house in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

Mystery is surrounding a Banksy-style picture that has appeared at a derelict house in Lichfield. The stencilled painting depicting a man and his dog next to a fire ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 10:48 am


Memorial service for Stafford fire victims - Diocese of Lichfield

Memorial service for Stafford fire victims  Diocese of Lichfield

A memorial *service* to celebrate the lives of four children who died in a house fire in Stafford will be held on Thursday 28 March at 6.30pm. Riley Holt (8), Keegan ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 1:40 pm


Meres and Meadows taking steps to become more dementia-friendly - Diocese of Lichfield

Meres and Meadows taking steps to become more dementia-friendly  Diocese of Lichfield

2019 has started well in Ellesmere Deanery, with the landmark of all fourteen churches in the Deanery signed up to Dementia-Friendly Churches Certificates, ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 3:21 pm


Dementia-friendly first for churches - Diocese of Lichfield

Dementia-friendly first for churches  Diocese of Lichfield

An estimated 850,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed as living with dementia, according to the Alzheimer's Society, with this number forecast to increase ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 3:05 pm


Tackling loan sharks together - Diocese of Lichfield

Tackling loan sharks together  Diocese of Lichfield

Organisations across Wolverhampton are teaming up to pledge a zero-tolerance stance on loan sharks. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) and ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 12:04 pm


Lichfield man slams 'crass' axing of remembrance trees to make way for bypass - Birmingham Live

Lichfield man slams 'crass' axing of remembrance trees to make way for bypass  Birmingham Live

Trees of remembrance have been chopped down to make way for Lichfield's Southern Bypass.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 4:00 pm


Council brings in research company to help measure impact of festivals on Lichfield's economy - Lichfield Live

Council brings in research company to help measure impact of festivals on Lichfield's economy  Lichfield Live

Work is being carried out to measure the impact of festivals on Lichfield's economy. Crowds enjoying the Fuse Festival. A number of food, music and seasonal ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 1:14 pm


Lichfield and Burntwood MP reveals why he voted against Theresa May’s Brexit deal - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood MP reveals why he voted against Theresa May’s Brexit deal  Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood's MP has revealed why he decided not to back Theresa May's latest Brexit deal. Theresa May's amendments to the deal to take the UK ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Burntwood councillor taking to the ring for charity boxing match - Lichfield Live

Burntwood councillor taking to the ring for charity boxing match  Lichfield Live

Politicians may be slugging it out nationally over Brexit, but a Burntwood councillor is preparing to take on an altogether different fight. Cllr Doug Pullen.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield and Burntwood community projects boosted by National Lottery funding - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood community projects boosted by National Lottery funding  Lichfield Live

A series of projects in Lichfield and Burntwood have been boosted by lottery funding. Almost £50,000 has been handed over to the schemes by the National ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Residents get first look at £3.5million Lichfield housing regeneration scheme - Lichfield Live

Residents get first look at £3.5million Lichfield housing regeneration scheme  Lichfield Live

People have given the chance to see first hand the work of a £3.5million project to regenerate a set of houses in Lichfield. Visitors at the community drop-in day.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


New netball league launching in Burntwood - Lichfield Live

New netball league launching in Burntwood  Lichfield Live

A new netball league is launching in Burntwood. It is being organised by Leagues4you, an organisation that already operates similar competitions elsewhere in ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys making Lichfield Guildhall return - Lichfield Live

King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys making Lichfield Guildhall return  Lichfield Live

Crowd favourites King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys are returning to the Guildhall to bring the curtain down on the Lichfield Arts spring season. The popular ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


First children get to enjoy new accessible swing at Beacon Park in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

First children get to enjoy new accessible swing at Beacon Park in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

A new accessible swing has been officially opened at Beacon Park. The facility was installed after fundraising work by members of Lichfield Round Table and ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Resurfacing work to take place at Lichfield city centre junction - Lichfield Live

Resurfacing work to take place at Lichfield city centre junction  Lichfield Live

Resurfacing work at a major Lichfield junction will take place this week. One side of The Friary island will take place on Sunday (17th March). The eastern side of ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield City FC denied victory by injury time strike from Racing Club Warwick goalkeeper - Lichfield Live

Lichfield City FC denied victory by injury time strike from Racing Club Warwick goalkeeper  Lichfield Live

The ten men of Lichfield City FC were forced to settle for a point after they failed to hang on to a 3-0 lead against Racing Club Warwick. Jamie Hawkins' men ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Lichfield businessman honoured by Pope for charity and community work - Lichfield Live

Lichfield businessman honoured by Pope for charity and community work  Lichfield Live

A Lichfield businessman has been honoured by the Pope for his charitable and community work. Noel Sweeney, chairman of Burntwood-based Tara ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Appeal after £200000 of equipment taken in Staffordshire - expressandstar.com

Appeal after £200000 of equipment taken in Staffordshire  expressandstar.com

An appeal has been launched after £200000 worth of plant equipment worth was stolen in Staffordshire.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Leader hails consultation events as council looks for new vision for future of land earmarked for failed Friarsgate project - Lichfield Live

Leader hails consultation events as council looks for new vision for future of land earmarked for failed Friarsgate project  Lichfield Live

The leader of Lichfield District Council says consultation events will help to find a way forward following the collapse of the Friarsgate redevelopment scheme.

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Migraine support group launching in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Migraine support group launching in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

People suffering with migraines in Lichfield and Burntwood are being invited to attend a new event. The Migraine Meetup session has been organised by ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Council draws up guidelines for consultants tasked with finding a future for Lichfield land left empty by failed Friarsgate redevelopment - Lichfield Live

Council draws up guidelines for consultants tasked with finding a future for Lichfield land left empty by failed Friarsgate redevelopment  Lichfield Live

Consultants are being brought in to find a way forward for land in Lichfield left empty after the failure of Friarsgate. Part of the city centre site earmarked for ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Lent Appeal to help vulnerable women - Diocese of Lichfield

Lent Appeal to help vulnerable women  Diocese of Lichfield

The Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave, heard first-hand about how vulnerable women will benefit from one of his Lent Appeal projects when ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Lichfield passengers warned of West Coast Main Line disruption on Easter and May bank holiday weekends - Lichfield Live

Lichfield passengers warned of West Coast Main Line disruption on Easter and May bank holiday weekends  Lichfield Live

Passengers in Lichfield are being warned of disruption to West Coast Main Line train services over the Easter and May bank holiday weekends. Lichfield Trent ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


New Chad statue to welcome pilgrims - Diocese of Lichfield

New Chad statue to welcome pilgrims  Diocese of Lichfield

A saint, whose popularity founded a city and a cathedral, is to be immortalised in bronze to mark his 1,350th anniversary and to be a magnet to welcome the ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Business – Lichfield Live - Page 101 - Lichfield Live

Business – Lichfield Live - Page 101  Lichfield Live

Heading through Lichfield at the weekend, I noticed the bulldozers are making swift work of the Tesco store. What you can't see though is what... Page 101 of ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 11:44 am


Housing developer buys land next to retail park in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Housing developer buys land next to retail park in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

A housing developer has bought land in Lichfield. The four acre site alongside the Imperial Retail Park in Lichfield has been sold to Orbit. The Imperial Retail ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Appeal launched to fund statue of St Chad in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Appeal launched to fund statue of St Chad in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

An appeal to fund a statue of the founder of Lichfield Cathedral has been launched. Organisers hope to raise £300,000 to pay for the bronze 3-metre high statue ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Lichfield urban extension approved despite threat of judicial review - PlanningResource

Lichfield urban extension approved despite threat of judicial review  PlanningResource

Plans have been approved for a 475-home urban extension to Lichfield in Staffordshire despite a warning from two environmental charities that the council ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Lichfield man to run half marathon in memory of his son - Lichfield Live

Lichfield man to run half marathon in memory of his son  Lichfield Live

A Lichfield man is taking on a half marathon challenge in memory of his stillborn son. Andrew Swinburne will take part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Burntwood nursery business continues expansion - Lichfield Live

Burntwood nursery business continues expansion  Lichfield Live

A Burntwood nursery company has continued its expansion after buying a business in Scotland. Busy Bees has acquired private childcare provider Les Enfants, ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Lichfield and Burntwood MP insists he’ll fight for third referendum if People’s Vote goes ahead - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood MP insists he’ll fight for third referendum if People’s Vote goes ahead  Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood's MP has vowed to fight for a third referendum if a second Brexit vote takes place. Campaigners have called for a People's Vote to give ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Gigspanner set for Lichfield Guildhall performance - Lichfield Live

Gigspanner set for Lichfield Guildhall performance  Lichfield Live

The music of Gigspanner is coming to Lichfield next month. Gigspanner. Peter Knight, known for his work with Steeleye Span, will be joined by Roger Flack on ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Well-know festival in Lichfield starts TODAY - Staffordshire Live

Well-know festival in Lichfield starts TODAY  Staffordshire Live

One of Lichfield's most well-known festivals is set to roll back into the city tomorrow. The Lichfied Literature Festival will run from Thursday, March 7 until ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Backlog caused by Friarsgate collapse leaves council facing a £300000 bill to bring Lichfield multi-storey car park up to scratch - Lichfield Live

Backlog caused by Friarsgate collapse leaves council facing a £300000 bill to bring Lichfield multi-storey car park up to scratch  Lichfield Live

A backlog of maintenance work caused by the collapse of the Friarsgate scheme has left Lichfield District Council facing a £300,000 bill for the city's Birmingham ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Difficult afternoon for Old Leamingtonians Ladies after falling to Lichfield Greens - Leamington Observer

Difficult afternoon for Old Leamingtonians Ladies after falling to Lichfield Greens  Leamington Observer

OLD Leamingtonians Ladies lost out in gusty conditions last weekend, going down 39-10 to Lichfield Greens in Women's Championship Midlands 2. The wet ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Employers Across Tamworth and Lichfield urged to make tackling Domestic Abuse their Business - Tamworth Informed

Employers Across Tamworth and Lichfield urged to make tackling Domestic Abuse their Business  Tamworth Informed

BUSINESSES, local authorities and other organisations across Tamworth and Lichfield are being urged to join a new campaign tackling domestic abuse.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Inspirational volunteers get first St Chad's Medals - Diocese of Lichfield

Inspirational volunteers get first St Chad's Medals  Diocese of Lichfield

The Bishop of Lichfield, the Right Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave, recognised the inspirational work of people from throughout the Midlands during the inaugural ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Here's why well-known Lichfield clock tower bell will fall silent - Staffordshire Live

Here's why well-known Lichfield clock tower bell will fall silent  Staffordshire Live

The chimes of a well-known Lichfield clock are set to fall silent as work is to make it fit for the future is carried out. Experts from Smiths of Derby will be removing ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Burntwood councillor who lived 190 miles away from the town resigns - Lichfield Live

Burntwood councillor who lived 190 miles away from the town resigns  Lichfield Live

A Burntwood councillor who lived 190 miles away from the town has resigned. Cllr Brenda Rigby who now lives 190 miles away from the Burntwood Town ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Friary clock tower bells to fall silent during refurbishment work - Lichfield Live

Friary clock tower bells to fall silent during refurbishment work  Lichfield Live

The bells of the Friary clock tower in Lichfield are set to fall silent during the coming weeks. The clock tower. Refurbishment work will be carried out with the ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


From New York to Shropshire - Diocese of Lichfield

From New York to Shropshire  Diocese of Lichfield

A priest from New York has crossed the pond to become the Vicar of St Chad's in Shrewsbury. The Revd Yejide Peters has swapped the beauty of the Hudson ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Unheard musical piece written by Sir Edward Elgar being sold at auction in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Unheard musical piece written by Sir Edward Elgar being sold at auction in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

A previously unheard piece of music written by Sir Edward Elgar is being sold at auction in Lichfield. The musical score signed by Sir Edward Elgar. Notated on ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


In pictures: Clitheroe v Chasetown FC - Lichfield Live

In pictures: Clitheroe v Chasetown FC  Lichfield Live

Chasetown FC's climb towards the top half of the table with a win on the road at Clitheroe – photographer Pamela Mullins captured the match action on camera:.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Farsi Christians celebrate Communion in mother tongue - Diocese of Lichfield

Farsi Christians celebrate Communion in mother tongue  Diocese of Lichfield

Farsi Christians from a Wolverhampton church took part in the launch of a new Persian language translation of Holy Communion to help growing numbers of ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Lichfield City FC left to rue missed first half chances as they lose to league leaders Heather St Johns - Lichfield Live

Lichfield City FC left to rue missed first half chances as they lose to league leaders Heather St Johns  Lichfield Live

Lichfield City FC missed out on the chance to close the gap on league leaders Heather St Johns after going down 3-1 against the Midland Football League ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Plans unveiled for 57 new homes on land in Kings Bromley - Lichfield Live

Plans unveiled for 57 new homes on land in Kings Bromley  Lichfield Live

Fifty-seven new homes could be built on land in Kings Bromley. Developers have submitted proposals for the site off Alrewas Road. The 2.69 hectares of land ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


New Lichfield maps give visitors a chance to find out more about the city centre - Lichfield Live

New Lichfield maps give visitors a chance to find out more about the city centre  Lichfield Live

A new city map is hoping to make it easier for visitors to navigate the attractions of Lichfield city centre. Cllr Ian Pritchard with Brian Pretty from the Lichfield ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Review: The Joni Mitchell Songbook at the Lichfield Guildhall - Lichfield Live

Review: The Joni Mitchell Songbook at the Lichfield Guildhall  Lichfield Live

Right from her beginnings as a folk singer on the Laurel Canyon scene, the musical spirit of Joni Mitchell has always been a restless one. The Joni Mitchell ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Optometrist Role, Lichfield job with Prospect Health | 1401803259 - Optician Online

Optometrist Role, Lichfield job with Prospect Health | 1401803259  Optician Online

Optometrist Role, Lichfield in £40000 - £49999, Multiple Practice, Optometrist with Prospect Health. Apply Today.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Word of Mouth Club Classics Terrace Party Bank Hol Sun 5th May at The Barn At Lichfield - Skiddle.com

Word of Mouth Club Classics Terrace Party Bank Hol Sun 5th May at The Barn At Lichfield  Skiddle.com

Word of Mouth returns to The Barn at Lichfield on Bank Hol Sun 5th May. And this time we're bringing the CLUB CLASSICS across the stunning Terrace!

Published on 28 February 2019 | 11:30 pm


Music Through The Decades to perform at St Mary's Centre in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Music Through The Decades to perform at St Mary's Centre in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

Audiences will be taken on a musical journey at a concert in Lichfield. Music Through The Decades. Music Through The Decades will be at St Mary's Centre on ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Crucial week ahead for title-chasing Lichfield City FC as they face both of their main rivals - Lichfield Live

Crucial week ahead for title-chasing Lichfield City FC as they face both of their main rivals  Lichfield Live

Lichfield City FC face a crucial week in their bid to be crowned champions as they take on their two main rivals. Jamie Hawkins' men sit third in the Midland ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


New footballs help Lichfield junior sports team learn about Fairtrade Fortnight - Lichfield Live

New footballs help Lichfield junior sports team learn about Fairtrade Fortnight  Lichfield Live

A Lichfield junior sports team has netted a bonus after being given special footballs to mark Fairtrade Fortnight. Lichfield Wildcats with their new Fairtrade ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Lichfield and Burntwood MP backs rural shops at House of Commons event - Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood MP backs rural shops at House of Commons event  Lichfield Live

Lichfield and Burntwood's MP has given his backing to small rural shops at an event in the House of Commons. Michael Fabricant was at the launch of the 2019 ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Completed southern bypass will help unlock growth in Lichfield, says council leader - Lichfield Live

Completed southern bypass will help unlock growth in Lichfield, says council leader  Lichfield Live

The final piece of the Lichfield Southern Bypass will boost the city's prosperity, according to the leader of Lichfield District Council. The first stage of work to ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Free legal advice on offer at Lichfield event for parents of children with special educational needs - Lichfield Live

Free legal advice on offer at Lichfield event for parents of children with special educational needs  Lichfield Live

Free legal advice is being offered to parents of primary school children with special educational needs at an event in Lichfield. Taking place at Maple Hayes ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Canal trust and Lichfield District Council clash over proposals for major new housing development in Lichfield - Lichfield Live

Canal trust and Lichfield District Council clash over proposals for major new housing development in Lichfield  Lichfield Live

A legal war of words has broken out over a controversial new housing development in Lichfield. The proposed layout of the new Deanslade development.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Business boosts St Giles Hospice with £28000 donation - Lichfield Live

Business boosts St Giles Hospice with £28000 donation  Lichfield Live

St Giles Hospice has been boosted by a donation from a local business. The donation is handed over to St Giles Hospice by Zipvit staff. Rugeley-based health ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Developers working on £5million project to convert former Lichfield cinema into apartments say they will ensure building retains character of the city centre - Lichfield Live

Developers working on £5million project to convert former Lichfield cinema into apartments say they will ensure building retains character of the city centre  Lichfield Live

The developers working on a £5million project to convert Lichfield's former cinema into apartments say they are determined to ensure it retains the character of ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Work set to start on final stretch of the Lichfield southern bypass - Lichfield Live

Work set to start on final stretch of the Lichfield southern bypass  Lichfield Live

Work to construct the final piece of Lichfield's southern bypass is due to start this week. The new section of road will complete what councillors say will be an ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Work underway on £38m Liberty Park development - Business Leader

Work underway on £38m Liberty Park development  Business Leader

Work has started on a £38m development in Staffordshire that is set to create more than 700 new jobs. Construction at Liberty Park, Lichfield, adjacent to the A38 ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Stafford and Lichfield shows for Rich Hall - expressandstar.com

Stafford and Lichfield shows for Rich Hall  expressandstar.com

Rich Hall clearly hasn't had enough of touring with his Hoedown band, as they've extended their tour with 43 dates this year - including in Stafford and Lichfield.

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Work to rebuild the Lichfield Canal boosted by donations - Lichfield Live

Work to rebuild the Lichfield Canal boosted by donations  Lichfield Live

Efforts to rebuild the Lichfield Canal have been boosted by a series of donations. Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust (LHCRT) chairperson ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Lichfield man jailed for sex offences involving young girl - Lichfield Live

Lichfield man jailed for sex offences involving young girl  Lichfield Live

A 63-year-old Lichfield man has been jailed for nine years for a series of historic sex offences committed against a young girl. Stanley Richardson, of Chapel ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


In pictures: Chasetown FC v Newcastle Town - Lichfield Live

In pictures: Chasetown FC v Newcastle Town  Lichfield Live

Chasetown FC continued their fine run of home form with a 5-0 demolition of Newcastle Town – Pamela Mullins captured the action on camera: A volunteer ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Five star show sees Chasetown FC record fourth consecutive home victory - Lichfield Live

Five star show sees Chasetown FC record fourth consecutive home victory  Lichfield Live

It was a five star performance from Chasetown FC against Newcastle Town as they comfortably recorded a fourth consecutive home win. The hosts were a ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Food review: Larder, Lichfield - expressandstar.com

Food review: Larder, Lichfield  expressandstar.com

The snow was falling on the coldest evening of the year on one of the region's prettiest cities. Not that diners at Lichfield Larder were put off by sub-zero ...

Published on 24 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Michael Fabricant: I'm no rabid right winger - expressandstar.com

Michael Fabricant: I'm no rabid right winger  expressandstar.com

Michael Fabricant has hit back at Tory defectors for branding him an "extremist", insisting: "No-one can accuse me of being a rabid right winger."

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


It's hotting up! Meet the chefs putting Lichfield and Ludlow on the culinary map - expressandstar.com

It's hotting up! Meet the chefs putting Lichfield and Ludlow on the culinary map  expressandstar.com

You don't need to have a long memory to recall the time when Ludlow was Food Central.

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Council publishes list of common 'blue bin blunders' committed by households in Lichfield and Burntwood - Lichfield Live

Council publishes list of common 'blue bin blunders' committed by households in Lichfield and Burntwood  Lichfield Live

A list of 'blue bin blunders' has been published to ensure people put the right items out for recycling collection. Lichfield District Council has launched a ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Lichfield councillor attacks Labour's “back of a fag packet” £1million Burntwood funding plan - Lichfield Live

Lichfield councillor attacks Labour's “back of a fag packet” £1million Burntwood funding plan  Lichfield Live

A Lichfield Conservative councillor has launched a scathing attack on Labour's call for a £1million funding boost for Burntwood. The opposition group at Lichfield ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Have your say on 'prime' Lichfield development site - Staffordshire Live

Have your say on 'prime' Lichfield development site  Staffordshire Live

Residents are being encouraged to have their say over plans for the re-development of Lichfield's Birmingham Road as two consultation events will take place.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Award-winning author to officially open new Lichfield Library - Lichfield Live

Award-winning author to officially open new Lichfield Library  Lichfield Live

An award-winning author is set to cut the ribbon to officially open the new Lichfield Library. Salley Vickers will be in the city at 4pm on 7th March for the event.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Leading People's Vote campaigner pulls out of speech to Lichfield group - Lichfield Live

Leading People's Vote campaigner pulls out of speech to Lichfield group  Lichfield Live

A planned speech in Lichfield by a leading People's Vote campaigner has been cancelled. Lord Adonis. Pic: The National Archives. Lord Andrew Adonis was ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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