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David Conway was not the only one with a big smile on his face Friday morning as Labour awoke to the short sharp judgement of the residents of Spri...

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Well we are in to the final week of campaigning for the much sought after seat of Springfields and Trent Vale, all the main parties have been up he...

Villagers braced for new battle against wind turbines near Lichfield

Residents who fought off plans to build four 420ft wind turbines being built near Lichfield are bracing themselves to battle new proposals by the c...

Lichfield scheme aims to provide safe haven for people with learning disabilities

Shops in Lichfield have signed up for a new scheme which aims to provide a safe haven for people with learning disabilities. The Citizen Watch init...

Proposed meals on wheels price is cut for Lichfield and Burntwood pensioners

Pensioners in Lichfield and Burntwood have been told they will not have to pay as much as had been expected for their meals on wheels food. The cos...

Stroke support group near Lichfield celebrates double success

A group based near Lichfield that offers social and practical support for stroke victims is celebrating a double success. The Step Forward organisa...

Voluntary groups near Lichfield boosted by funding scheme

Voluntary groups based near Lichfield have been benefiting from a regional funding scheme. Fazeley and Mile Oak residents as young as two years old...

Unique Lichfield and Burntwood gardening service to celebrate success

A groundbreaking service supporting people with learning difficulties in Lichfield and Burntwood is set to celebrate its success. The Cherry Orchar...

Health and social care service brought together in Lichfield and Burntwood

A new integrated health and social care service is being launched across Lichfield and Burntwood. South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust and Staffo...

Plans for wind farm near Lichfield are withdrawn

Plans for a wind farm near Lichfield have been withdrawn. It had been feared that Germany company ProWind would launch an appeal against any decisi...

Council officials recommend rejecting plan for new wind farm near Lichfield

Plans for a new wind farm near Lichfield have been dealt a blow after planning officers recommended the project be rejected. German company ProWind...

Anger over company’s bid to get approval for wind farm near Lichfield

A company planning to build a wind farm have been accused of using “questionable tactics” in their bid to get the scheme approved. The ...

County councillor’s website earns national recognition

A county councillor has received national recognition for ensuring his constituents are updated online. Staffordshire County Council cabinet member...

Last chance for Lichfield and Burntwood residents to nominate in care awards

Time is running out for people in Lichfield and Burntwood to nominate carers for a Dignity in Care award. Staffordshire County Council is calling o...

New short term cover service launched for Lichfield and Burntwood carers

Carers in Lichfield and Burntwood will be able to arrange short notice cover thanks to the launch of a new service. The Ring and Respond service wi...

Minor road improvements to be carried out in Lichfield villages

Work is being carried out to improve roads in a number of villages around Lichfield. Minor maintenance and repair jobs will be carried out by Staff...

Hopwas students learn about democracy with Staffordshire County Council visit

Youngsters from a school near Lichfield have been showing off their debating skills. Twenty-five pupils from Thomas Barnes Primary School in Hopwas...

Villagers near Lichfield told youth service will continue

A county councillor has said it remains his “priority” to ensure villagers near Lichfield still have a youth service – even witho...

County Councillor delighted as war hero memorial near Lichfield gets the go-ahead

A county councillor has said that the go-ahead for a new war memorial in a village near Lichfield is “tremendous news”. Planning chiefs...

County Councillor backs region to cope with rising cost of dementia care

A Staffordshire County Councillor has said that the region will be able to cope with the effects of dementia – after a new report claimed car...

Lichfield residents urged to remain united despite campaign to change rail route

A county councillor representing rural communities affected by plans for a high speed train route through Lichfield has urged  people to stick tog...

Website launched in fight against high speed rail line through Lichfield

A campaign group fighting plans for a high-speed rail line through Lichfield has launched a new website. The Lichfield Action Group, who have organ...

Lichfield District Council leader calls for meeting over high speed rail plan

The leader of Lichfield District Council has called for a meeting with a the Government’s Secretary of State for Transport  over the propose...

County councillor questions economic benefit of high-speed rail plan

A Staffordshire County Councillor has questioned what economic benefit a new high speed rail line would bring to Lichfield. Matthew Ellis (Cons, Li...

Wind farm protesters make feelings known to Lichfield planning chiefs

People living in villages around the site of a proposed wind farm have “inundated” Lichfield District Council with objections over prop...

Councillors urge residents to support the Mile Oak and Fazeley Festival

Councillors are urging Lichfield residents to support this year’s Mile Oak and Fazeley Festival. The event takes place Mile Oak Recreation Gr...

County councillor shocked by Staffordshire Police Authority decisions

A county councillor has said he is “appalled” at plans by Staffordshire Police Authority to appoint a highly-paid chief executive at th...

New health website to benefit Lichfield and Burntwood patients

A new website will allow health care professions to recommend gadgets that can help people in Lichfield and Burntwood stay safe in their own home. ...

Villagers team up to fight plans for wind turbines near Lichfield

Villagers affected by plans to build four 420-foot wind turbines near Lichfield have teamed up to fight the scheme. German company Prowind have sub...

County councillor backs bid to improve facilities for people with disabilities

A Staffordshire County Councillor is backing a campaign to create better facilities for people with disabilities. Cllr Matthew Ellis (Cons, Lichfie...

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