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Council agrees £2.4million expansion to Fradley primary school

A £2.4million expansion is set to take place at a Fradley school. St Stephen’s Primary School will add new classrooms and a playing field in a bid to create an additional 105 places for local children. Staffordshire County Council says the expansion...

yesterday, 12:23 in Politics
 
Leader pays tribute after death of Lichfield councillor

Leader pays tribute after death of Lichfield councillor

Tributes who have been paid to a councillor who has died. Cllr Jeanette Allsopp died on Sunday (April 8). Cllr Mike Wilcox, leader of Lichfield District Council, said she would be missed by all who knew her. “Our thoughts are with her family and...

yesterday, 11:00 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Plaque found in box of junk at property near Lichfield sells for £6,600 at auction

Plaque found in box of junk at property near Lichfield sells for £6,600 at auction

A forgotten plaque found in a box of junk at a property near Lichfield has sold for £6,600 at auction. The unusual Middle Eastern item was discovered among contents consigned from the cellars of a grand country house and was thought to be worthless....

yesterday, 08:42 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Play-off chasing Chasetown FC pick up a point at Sheffield FC

Play-off chasing Chasetown FC pick up a point at Sheffield FC

Play-off chasing Chasetown FC added a point to their tally at Sheffield FC. The visitors were a whisker away from the lead when a Jimmy O’Neill header was superbly saved by Jamie Ingham. Julian Lawrence had a lucky escape for the hosts as his header...

yesterday, 08:42 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Lichfield City FC come from behind to earn a point at Uttoxeter Town

Lichfield City FC picked up a point as they came from behind at Uttoxeter Town. Most of the action came in the first half of the Midland Football League Division One encounter, with visiting keeper Adam Jenkins forced to make a smart save early on to...

Wednesday, 07:54 in Sport
 

In pictures: Sheffield FC v Chasetown FC

Chasetown FC picked up another point in their play-off pursuit as they drew with Sheffield – and photographer Dave Birt captured the action on camera: A volunteer wrote this. Say thanks with a coffee.

Wednesday, 07:54 in Sport
 
Lichfield car dealership wins national customer service award

Lichfield car dealership wins national customer service award

A Lichfield business has won an award for customer service. Bristol Street Motors was presented with a sixth Vauxhall Customer Service Award from the car maker’s communications director Denis Chick. The Eastern Avenue dealership came out on top after...

Tuesday, 18:26 in Politics
 
Lichfield and Burntwood MP relieved costly challenge to decision to switch fire service governance to Police and Crime Commissioner has been avoided

Lichfield and Burntwood MP relieved costly challenge to decision to switch fire service governance to...

Lichfield and Burntwood’s MP says he is delighted taxpayers’ money will not be wasted on a challenge to plans to give the Police and Crime Commissioner control of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service. The Home Office had given the proposal for a...

Tuesday, 18:15 in Sport
 

Preparations in full swing for the 2018 Lichfield Home and Garden Festival

Visitors will get the chance to find out more about making improvements to their homes at a festival in Lichfield. The 2018 Lichfield Home and Garden Festival will take place on May 12 and 13. The free event will feature expert advice, food and drink...

Tuesday, 17:43 in Politics
 

Lichfield business relocates to new city centre offices

A Lichfield business is moving to a new city centre home. George Koch Sons Europe Ltd, which supplies surface treatment and paint finishing systems for the automotive and industrial markets, will take on office space on the first floor of City House....

Tuesday, 14:47 in Sport
 
Call for sponsors to support the 2018 Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

Call for sponsors to support the 2018 Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park

Businesses and organisations are being urged to support the 2018 Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park. The event celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, but Lichfield District Council is calling for sponsors to come forward to help cover the costs of the...

Tuesday, 14:04 in Sport
 

Tickets go on sale for 2018 performance of The Snowman at Lichfield Cathedral

Tickets have gone on sale for a performance of The Snowman at Lichfield Cathedral. The 2018 show follows the sell out production’s stop in the city last Christmas. The iconic film will again be brought to life with a live orchestra on December 19. As...

Tuesday, 09:03 in Politics
 

Chasetown FC captain named in league’s team of the season

Chasetown FC’s captain Jack Langston has been named in the Evo Stik League South Division’s team of the season. The midfielder has been recognised for his efforts during a season that has seen The Scholars push for the play-offs. Their efforts will...

Tuesday, 08:37 in Sport
 

Burntwood RUFC win takes promotion battle to the final game of the season

Burntwood RUFC ran in 15 tries – 14 of them converted – to overcome a depleted Trentham side. The win means that they take their promotion challenge to the final round of matches this Saturday but they will need to beat Uttoxeter away and then hope...

Tuesday, 08:04 in Politics
 

Talk at Lichfield Library to celebrate the centenary of women winning the right to vote

A talk on the Suffragettes in Lichfield will help mark the centenary of women getting the vote. Local historian Jonathan Oates will tell the story of how the city played its part in the suffrage movement 100 years ago. His Lichfield Library talk at...

Tuesday, 08:04 in Politics
 
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