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Historic 18th Century pitcher discovered on top of Lichfield wardrobe

Historic 18th Century pitcher discovered on top of Lichfield wardrobe

An historic 18th Century pitcher has been found on a top of a Lichfield wardrobe. The German Westerwald item in blue and white is monogrammed with the initials GR for King George II. Born in 1683, he was king of Britain and Ireland from 1727 to 1760....

yesterday, 10:36 in Sport
 
Musician and composer Rodney Branigan to make Lichfield Guildhall debut

Musician and composer Rodney Branigan to make Lichfield Guildhall debut

Musician and composer Rodney Branigan will show his ability to play more than one instrument at a time when he visits the Lichfield Guildhall for the first time. The Texas-raised Londoner will be in the city on February 2. A Lichfield Arts Spokesman...

Tuesday, 10:48 in Politics
 
First half goals enough to give Chasetown FC first win of 2018

First half goals enough to give Chasetown FC first win of 2018

Chasetown FC got the job done in the first half to secure their first three points of 2018. The Scholars drew first blood after just ten minutes. Will Whieldon was brought down inside the penalty area and Jack Langston made amends for last week’s...

Monday, 16:17 in Politics
 
Burntwood RUFC take advantage of defeats for rivals with victory at Willenhall

Burntwood RUFC take advantage of defeats for rivals with victory at Willenhall

Burntwood RUFC’s position near the top of M3WN was strengthened after a hard-fought win at Willenhall and surprising home losses for their nearest promotion rivals Telford and Stafford. Sean Latham’s side remain in second place but with a game in hand...

Monday, 15:54 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Three goals enough for Lichfield City FC to sink Pershore Town

Jamie Hawkins’ bright start in charge of Lichfield City FC continued with a 3-1 win over Pershore Town. The Brownsfield Park side began on the front foot with Dan Thurstance test the visiting keeper early on. The warning signs weren’t heeded by...

Monday, 15:54 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

In pictures: Burntwood RUFC v Willenhall

Burntwood RUFC bolstered their bid to top the table with a win over Willenhall – and photographer Joanne Gough captured the action on camera:

Monday, 15:54 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

In pictures: Newcastle Town v Chasetown FC

Chasetown FC picked up all three points on the road with victory at Newcastle Town – and photographer Dave Birt captured the match action on camera:

Monday, 15:34 in Politics
 

Walking netball sessions in Lichfield aiming to get more people back on the court

Walking netball sessions are starting in Lichfield. Organisers hope the variation on the game will encourage more people to get back on the court. The first sessions takes place on March 1 from 10.30am to 11.30am. They then continue every Thursday...

Monday, 14:51 in Politics
 

People urged to join group of badminton players for a game in Lichfield

Locals are being invited to take part in badminton games in Lichfield. The social group meet at King Edward VI Sports Centre on Friday evenings. For more information, call Steve on 07976945859. Products from Amazon.co.uk Victor AL 2200 Badminton...

Friday, 15:40 in Sport
 
Lichfield District Council forced to reverse new boundary changes after delay in publishing details

Lichfield District Council forced to reverse new boundary changes after delay in publishing details

Lichfield District Council is being forced to revoke changes to its conservation area boundaries after an administrative mix-up. The process of introducing the revisions will have to be restarted after the local authority failed to advertise the...

Friday, 15:15 in Politics
 

Charity’s call for volunteers to help support families of inmates

Volunteers are being urged to help support families visiting inmates at a local prison. Barnardo’s has been commissioned by the prison service to work at centres including Swinfen Hall Young Offenders Institute. The charity says volunteers will...

Friday, 08:42 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Review: Paul Jones and Dave Kelly at the Lichfield Guildhall

Take two leading blues musicians who started their careers in the 1960s, add in a sold out audience, and Lichfield Arts started 2018 in great style when Paul Jones and Dave Kelly performed at the Guildhall. The duo are both founding members of The...

Friday, 08:42 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Conservative councillor resigns from Lichfield District Council

Conservative councillor resigns from Lichfield District Council

A Lichfield District Council by-election is set to take place in the Stowe ward after a Conservative councillor stepped down. Cllr David Smedley has resigned from his position, with a vote for his replacement expected in February. No reason has been...

Friday, 08:03 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Consultation over new Neighbourhood Plan for Alrewas

A consultation has been launched on a new Neighbourhood Plan drawn up for Alrewas. The document has been submitted to Lichfield District Council by Alrewas Parish Council. The Neighbourhood Plan outlines how the area could be shaped in the future and,...

11 January 2018 in Politics
 

Tickets on sale for Lichfield Ladies Circle’s charity danceathon in Burntwood

Members of Lichfield Ladies Circle are putting their dancing shoes on for a six-hour fundraising challenge in Burntwood. The group will take part in a Danceathon in aid of the British Heart Foundation. The event will take place from 12pm to 6pm on...

10 January 2018 in Politics
 
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