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  • Final call for the Lichfield Tweetup

    Tonight’s the night when Lichfield’s Twitter community will be gathering. If you want to join the fun and meet those strange folks off the internet,...

  • The church plc can’t have it both ways

    Back in February I posed the question of whether churches should standardise their charges. One of the arguments against my views claimed that the church...

  • Bower Queen to be revealed on Thursday

    I can barely contain my excitement with the news that the Bower Queen is to be named in the Lichfield Mercury this week. Anyone who...

  • Clean up after your human

    Interesting to see over on the very interesting FixMyStreet site that a complaint has come in about the fields opposite Tesco Express at Nether Stowe....

  • Lichfield’s new-look parking enforcement takes to the streets

    Just when illegal parkers thought it was safe to go back on the verges, the new APCOA parking wardens have taken to the streets. As...

  • Council to help businesses beat the recession

    Lichfield District Council have announced a free event to help businesses navigate their way through the recession. The event, at Drayton Manor, is being hosted...

  • Supermarket sweepstake

    Lichfield’s Tesco barely seems to have been closed for five minutes and already the ironwork shoots of a replacement are starting to spring up. The...

  • Chumbawamba set to play Lichfield Guildhall gig

    If you’re stuck for things to do this evening and Ant and Dec on the telly don’t really do it for you, then Lichfield Guildhall...

  • 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...

  • You shouldn’t laugh…

    It’s the little things that make you chuckle in life and this week’s smile was raised in the jobs section of the Lichfield Mercury. The...