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Quality local news is critical to a well-functioning democracy and social cohesion. Join today and help us continue the work we’ve done for 15 years to keep you informed.

  • A new local newspaper – The Lichfield and Burntwood Independent
  • No wealthy backers
  • No shareholders pocketing the profit
  • Limited local advertising, not annoying irrelevant pop-up ads
  • Every penny of income reinvested
  • Truly local team
  • Impartial, trustworthy, quality journalism

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What will we do with your membership fees?

  • Continue to publish as many as 10 articles per day to keep you up to date
  • Publish your new local paper, the Lichfield and Burntwood Independent, every fortnight
  • Show you what’s on through our event listings
  • Send you exclusive Sunday Editorial newsletters, plus What’s On, Sports and Top Stories emails
  • Give you a voice through our comments section

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