Politics

  • Speak up

    We all have moments when we really need to get something off our chest. And we all have different ways of expressing what is on...

  • The future should not be televised

    I have an enduring soft spot for the Cross City Line. The (now) London Midland operated service taking Lichfieldians to the gaping black hole of...

  • Tweet your trash

    Ever the digitally engaged, our friends at Lichfield District Council have asked today on Twitter, Hello tweeps! We’re thinking of introducing bin collection reminders via...

  • Murdering Angels is more acceptable than smoking

    I should begin by stating that I’m not anti-smoking. Despite never being a smoker myself my tolerance threshold for a past-time that gets so many...

  • Michael Fabricant’s Twittercism – part two

    Seems I wasn’t the only person who was a bit underwhelmed by Michael Fabricant’s Twittering. Guardian columnist Simon Hoggart has also put the boot in...

  • Councillors get it right on pay rise refusal

    Well done to Lichfield’s councillors for making the right choice when it came to their proposed pay rise. It’s not often that you see common...

  • Michael Fabricant’s Twitter – what’s the point?

    Now I’m no Bill Shakespeare, but I’d like to think my Twitter page has a point and some (occasionally useful) chat. Michael Fabricant’s on the...

  • 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...