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Police launch crackdown on shoplifters in Lichfield city centre

A pre-Christmas crackdown on shoplifters has been launched in Lichfield. Operation Citadel ran for the first time last year and saw a 66% reduction in the number of reported offences. Lichfield PCSO Jenna Gibbons, who launched the initiative, said it...

yesterday, 13:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Lichfield City FC lose out in nine goal thriller at Brocton

Lichfield City FC came out on the wrong end of a nine goal thriller at Brocton. Jamie Hawkins’ men had delivered a 6-1 drubbing the week before, but were not to have it their own way seven days later. Brocton took the lead after 20 minutes through...

yesterday, 13:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Chasetown FC finish with eight players as they lose out to Runcorn Linnets

Chasetown FC fell to defeat against Runcorn Linnets after ending the game with just eight men. The visitors had the better of the opening quarter of the game and Scholars Curtis Pond was the busier of the two keepers.  But Chasetown were a whisker...

yesterday, 12:55 in Politics
 

In pictures: Chasetown FC v Runcorn Linnets

Chasetown FC failed to hang on to their lead as they went down 2-1 against Runcorn Linnets – photographer Pamela Mullins captured the match action on camera: A volunteer wrote this. Say thanks with a coffee. Advertisements

yesterday, 12:55 in Politics
 

Labour councillors blast decision to shut down debate on plan to axe lollipop men and women in Lichfield...

Labour councillors have accused their Conservative rivals of refusing to debate plans to cut lollipop men and women in Lichfield and Burntwood. Discussions were cut short at a meeting of Staffordshire County Council on Thursday (13th December). It...

yesterday, 09:15 in Sport
 

Review: The Joliet Blues Band at the Lichfield Guildhall

Back in 1980, Dan Ackroyd penned and starred in the Blues Brothers, a film that became synonymous with comedy, music, and good times. It featured a plethora of blues and soul musicians, from Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin to Steve Cropper and Cab...

Saturday, 10:26 in Politics
 

Review: Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome

While no-one can guarantee we’ll have a white Christmas, there’s one place that you can be certain of playing in real snow this festive season – and that’s at Tamworth Snowdome’s Winter Wonderland. Back for its 14th consecutive year, this annual treat...

Saturday, 09:43 in Sport
 

Lichfield and Burntwood MP reveals he was not one of the Tory letter writers who sparked vote of confidence...

Michael Fabricant has revealed he was not one of the Tory MPs who wrote a letter which could see the Prime Minister outed. At least 48 Tory MPs wrote to the 1922 committee which has left the PM facing a vote of confidence in her leadership later today...

Saturday, 09:43 in Sport
 

Armitage street food business in the running for national award

An Armitage business has been named as one of four companies battling out to be named the top mobile fish and chip operator in the UK. The English Indian is the brainchild of James Lant and his partner Anna Riley, who combined their love for food and...

Wednesday, 12:30 in Sport
 

Rock and roll icon Ricky Nelson’s music coming to the Lichfield Guildhall

The music of rock and roll teen idol Ricky Nelson will be brought to life at a concert in Lichfield. Hits such as Hello Mary Lou, It’s Late, Poor Little Fool and Travelin’ Man will be on offer at the Lichfield Guildhall on 6th January. The Ricky...

Tuesday, 16:53 in Sport
 

Stickers being used to tell Lichfield and Burntwood residents not to put black bags in blue recycling bins

New bin stickers are being introduced to let householders in Lichfield and Burntwood know that black bin bags should not be put in their recycling. The warnings come after Lichfield District Council confirmed it would crackdown on contaminated blue...

Tuesday, 16:53 in Sport
 

Former Coronation Street actress to become honorary patron of domestic abuse charity

Award-winning actress Katherine Kelly has become an honorary patron of a local charity supporting domestic and sexual abuse victims. The former Coronation Street star will take on the role with Pathway. She joins other notable names such as TV...

Tuesday, 11:54 in Sport
 

Lichfield City FC suffer heavy defeat against higher league opposition in the Staffordshire Senior Cup

Lichfield City FC failed to bridge the gap on their higher league opponents as they went down 6-0 to Hednesford Town in the Staffordshire Senior Cup. Jamie Hawkins’ men were always likely to face an uphill task, and so it proved as Dan Cockerline...

Tuesday, 11:41 in Politics
 

Doors set to open on new Lichfield Library

The new Lichfield Library is set to open its doors for the first time next week. The £1.4million project to transfer the facility from The Friary to the ground floor of St Mary’s Church in the Market Square will come to fruition at 9am on 17th...

Tuesday, 11:19 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Hundreds take part in Lichfield’s Santa Dash

Hundreds take part in Lichfield’s Santa Dash

Hundreds of Santas of all ages visited Lichfield this weekend for an annual festive run. The Santa Dash was organised by KP Events and saw participants take on a 2.5km route through the city centre streets. The event helped to raise money for the...

Tuesday, 10:40 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
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