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  • Grief and anger could do more harm than good

    It’s understandable that the case of Mick Eccles’ death has caused so much pain and anguish. And it’s understandable that the anger will boil over...

  • Two charged with Michael Eccles killing

    Various reports this morning are doing the rounds after a boy of 15 and a man aged 20 were charged over Michael Eccles’ death. The...

  • The Dimbles puts Lichfield on the map for all the wrong reasons

    Shocking news has emerged in the last 24 hours of the death of Mick Eccles. Early reports suggested he had become involved in an argument...

  • The National Memorial Arboretum

    For anyone visiting Lichfield it’s easy to overlook the National Memorial Arboretum down at Alrewas. Visitors usually get drawn in by the cathedral or the...

  • Bye, bye Tesco

    Heading through Lichfield at the weekend, I noticed the bulldozers are making swift work of the Tesco store. What you can’t see though is what...

  • On or off the buses

    The Mercury have given us the latest take on the seemingly endless tale of the Lichfield to Walsall bus service. First Travel West Midlands dropped...

  • Are we learning anything new about Lichfield schools?

    The league tables for our schools are out. According to the report from the Lichfield Mercury published online, King Edward VI School saw 65 per...

  • Parent and toddler parking space means just that

    A handful of posts in and already I’m developing a thing about parking. This time it’s parent and toddler spaces. What exactly is the point...

  • Policing by numbers

    If you want to know the time, ask a policeman. If, however, you want to know the figures for violent crime, best not ask Staffordshire...

  • Pay and dismay

    As if it wasn’t bad enough that Lichfield’s parking charges have become nothing short of farcical, the closure of Tesco has added to the woe....