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Children’s favourite The Enormous Turnip coming to the Lichfield Garrick

Children’s favourite The Enormous Turnip coming to the Lichfield Garrick

Children’s favourite The Enormous Turnip is coming to the Lichfield Garrick. Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company are bringing their re-potted version of the famous children’s storyto the city on September 9. A spokesperson said: “Living in their tiny...

Tuesday, 08:56 in Politics
 
Covers band Ruby Bridge to play Lichfield pub

Covers band Ruby Bridge to play Lichfield pub

A six-piece covers band are bringing party hits to a Lichfield pub. Ruby Bridge are at the Feathers Inn on Friday (August 17). A spokesperson said: “If you are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic band who are guaranteed to get you up and...

Tuesday, 08:52 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Lichfield Mysteries launches new book of scripts

Lichfield Mysteries launches new book of scripts

A new paperback edition of scripts of the Lichfield Mystery plays is being published. Lichfield Mysteries Community Arts has produced the book of 27 plays, originally selected and edited by Robert Leach for the first Lichfield production in 1994. The...

Monday, 08:25 in Politics
 

Council launches questionnaire to find out why Lichfield and Burntwood residents don’t recycle more

People in Lichfield and Burntwood are being asked why they don’t recycle more. The question comes as Lichfield District Council prepares to draw up a ‘Waste Less’ campaign. A questionnaire is being issued to understand what concerns locals have....

Monday, 08:07 in Politics
 
Chasetown FC win final pre-season friendly

Chasetown FC win final pre-season friendly

A late Jack Langston penalty edged out neighbours Hednesford Town as Chasetown FC won their final pre-season friendly. The winning goal came late on after George Cater motored past the Hednesford keeper and was felled. Jack Langston converted the spot...

Monday, 07:37 in Sport
 

Lichfield City FC bounce back from midweek defeat by beating Littleton

Lichfield City FC came from behind to secure a second win in three Midland Football League Division One games. Jamie Hawkins’ men didn’t hang around to lick their wounds as they bounced back from a 6-1 midweek loss against Heather St Johns. Things...

Monday, 07:37 in Sport
 

Lichfield City FC boss insists he is to blame for heavy defeat

Lichfield City FC’s manager says he takes full responsibility after his side were thumped in their second game of the season. Jamie Hawkins’ men had opened the season in style with a win over Racing Club Warwick – but came down to earth with a bump...

Saturday, 17:39 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Review: Matilda the Musical at the Birmingham Hippodrome

Review: Matilda the Musical at the Birmingham Hippodrome

Matilda The Musical at the Birmingham Hippodrome is an absolute triumph. The Roald Dahl classic is spectacularly brought to life over the course of two hours and 40 minutes by a superb cast against the backdrop of an impressive and interchanging set....

Thursday, 21:25 in Sport
 
Teddy bear collection fetches £5,000 at Lichfield auction

Teddy bear collection fetches £5,000 at Lichfield auction

A collection of Steiff teddy bears has sold at auction in Lichfield for more than £5,000. The German bears with their trademark ‘button in ear’ proved desirable in Richard Winterton Auctioneers’ sale. A boxed limited edition Steiff ‘Millennium Dream...

Thursday, 18:04 in Sport
 
Ramblers explore work to restore the Lichfield Canal

Ramblers explore work to restore the Lichfield Canal

Restoration of the canal at Fosseway Heath provided a pleasant background to two walks organised and led by Jo Trodden of the Lichfield and District Ramblers. Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust are creating a nature reserve and wetlands...

Thursday, 18:04 in Sport
 
Plan for Lichfield Peace Garden boosted by care home’s £500 donation

Plan for Lichfield Peace Garden boosted by care home’s £500 donation

A new memorial art project in Lichfield has been given a £500 boost. Imagine is being created by Lichfield Cathedral as part of a year-long programme commemorating 100 years since the end of the First World War. The donation has been handed over by...

7 August 2018 in Politics
 

Lichfield City FC secure three points despite playing most of the game with a makeshift goalkeeper

Lichfield City FC picked up three points with a 4-3 win over Racing Club Warwick on the opening day of the new season – despite playing most of the game with a makeshift goalkeeper. Jamie Hawkins’ men got off to the worst possible start to the season...

6 August 2018 in Politics
 
Lord Victor Adebowale visits headquarters of Lichfield-based business

Lord Victor Adebowale visits headquarters of Lichfield-based business

A Lichfield-based business has been visited by Lord Victor Adebowale. The chief executive of the social enterprise Turning Point Health and Social Care visited Central England Co-operative to find out more about the company’s community work and...

6 August 2018 in Politics
 

In pictures: Chasetown FC v Stafford Rangers

Chasetown FC got the better of Stafford Rangers with a 1-0 win in their latest pre-season outing – photographer Dave Birt captured the match action on camera: A volunteer wrote this. Say thanks with a coffee. Advertisements

6 August 2018 in Sport
 
Views on planning applications are rarely being taken into account by council, Lichfield Civic Society claims

Views on planning applications are rarely being taken into account by council, Lichfield Civic Society claims

A community group created to protect the city’s character has claimed Lichfield District Council rarely takes account of its views. Lichfield Civic Society made the claim after the resignation of a Conservative councillor in a row over the way...

5 August 2018 in Politics
 
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