All posts by Ross

  • It’s a crying shame

    Here’s a new job that might be right up your street – Lichfield needs a new town crier. Now I’m not too sure what the...

  • When will churches join the real world?

    Over time on this blog, you’ll probably realise that I’m a bit baffled by many things. It’s fair to say that religion is one of...

  • Streethay – the place that time forgot

    As misleading topic headers go, this one’s probably right up there. I’m not talking of the place of course. In fact, the residents seem quite...

  • The future of Lichfield’s railways?

    A story from the Mercury’s website has pricked my interest. It’s discussing the campaign for an improvement to rail services and facilities. As someone who...

  • Check your mirror for PCSOs

    Not content with being irritating for their uselessness, Police Community Support Officers in Lichfield are now showing they can’t ride a bike properly. Recent conversations...

  • Too Lidl room for new store

    The new Lidl store at the Trent Valley end of Eastern Avenue is quickly taking shape. Forgetting the fact that the workmen seem to manipulate...

  • Will these young scumbags never learn?

    With the death of Mick Eccles fresh in the memory and a community trying to convince us that the problems are being hyped by the...

  • Is the Dimbles really like Beirut?

    For anyone who has seen the front page of the Lichfield Mercury this week, you’ll know that a councillor’s likening of the Dimbles to Beirut...

  • Grit and bear it

    Maybe the weather forecasters aren’t over-reacting – I’ve just seen a gritter complete with snow plough go past The Lichfield Blog Towers. And the plough...

  • Back on the bins

    Good news, Lichfield’s binmen are back on their rounds after two days off. Does beg the question of what the difference between today and yesterday...