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  • 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...

  • Lichfield’s most famous (feathered) son (daughter actually)?

    It’s not just the people who make a city tick, it’s the things as well. A recent Twitter discussion about famous Lichfeldians came up with...

  • I was right about Lidl

    Remember a short while back when I forecast problems with the new Lidl store on Eastern Avenue? Well guess what? I was right. Eastern Avenue...

  • More pancake race goodness

    As if Nick B’s fab pictures from the event weren’t enough of a treat for you readers of TheLichfieldBlog, we’ve now got even more pics...

  • Happy birthday Dr Johnson

    Not even the fame of Lichfield steeplechaser Spencer Duval has managed to knock Dr Samuel Johnson from his spot as the city’s most famous son....

  • Make sure you don’t get a (fake) parking ticket

    Welcome news from Lichfield District Council that something is being done about parking enforcement in residential areas. It seems the job is finally being taken...

  • Could it be the reason Woolworths bit the dust?

    I got a bit nostalgic this morning. Remembering the over-priced, over-thumbed pick ‘n’ mix on offer at Lichfield’s Woolworths store, I began to wonder if...

  • Come on in, mind the step

    Just a quick note to let you know that I won’t be adopting some strange cyber ventriloquism act over the coming weeks, but that a...

  • 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...