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Improvement work on Lichfield city centre’s heritage paving completed five weeks early 

24 Mar

Work to replace Lichfield city centre's historic style paving has been completed five weeks ahead of schedule.


Library move proposal under discussion 

25 Feb

Proposals to safeguard two historic buildings and open a library in the heart of Lichfield City will be scrutinised by councillors.


Lichfield business development on track as rail bridge opens 

25 Jan

A Staffordshire road and rail bridge, providing access to a new multi-million-pound industrial and warehouse development, has been officially opened.


Investigative work set to begin on latest phase of city bypass 

8 Jan

Work which will support the design of the latest phase of the Lichfield southern bypass will begin this month.


Improvement work on Lichfield city centre’s heritage paving set for new year start 

22 Dec

Work to replace Lichfield city centre's historic style paving is set to start in the new year.


Access road to new Lichfield business development opens 

9 Dec

Work to develop a Staffordshire business site will reach a major milestone with the opening of an improved road and replacement rail bridge this week.


Highways team works with emergency services throughout the night to keep Lichfield people safe 

3 Dec

Members of Staffordshire's highways team have been working with emergency services in Lichfield throughout the night to keep people safe following an electricity substation fire.


Green Gym 

10 Jul

Want to tone up and get some exercise in the great outdoors? If youre aged between 11 and 25, you can take part in circuit sessions at Sainte Foy Recreation Area this summer for free...


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FixMyStreet »

Abandoned car, 19th June 

19 Jun

Car has been abandoned for months.


Lots of dogs foul this area on a very regular basis, 16th June 

16 Jun

At least twice weekly the pavement here is soiled by dogs.


Silted drain, 12th June 

12 Jun

Road and pavement underneath this bridge (LEC/112) gets serously flooded every time there is heavy rain.


Dumped green waste, 11th June 

11 Jun

Unsightly heap of dumped green waste Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 8 Peak Close, Armitage Report on FixMyStreet...


Base of trees causing dangerous obstruction, 11th June 

11 Jun

The base of the trees needs cutting again.


Water pooling and bad drainage, 8th June 

8 Jun

When we have bad rain we get a lot of water pooling in this area due to the drains being blocked and the pooling of water can spread over the road surface.


Pooling from bad rain, 8th June 

8 Jun

When we have a lot of rain we get a lot of pooling of water that subsides onto the entrance of the estate which takes along time to drain away this has been a long standing issue which doesn't seem to have resolved in the 2 years I have been...


Over grown trees in woodland area next to public path, 8th June 

8 Jun

On the wood land bit of the estate a lot of the trees are overhanging the paths and it's difficult for the public to walk on the path area.


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Planning applications »

17 Flats Lane Whittington Heath Lichfield Staffordshire WS14 9QQ 

28 Jan

Erection of a general purpose agricultural building...


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Westminster »

Enterprise Zones | Oral Answers to Questions – Treasury | Commons debates 

21 Jul

My right hon.


Compulsory Purchase: Capital Gains Tax | HM Treasury | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on reform of capital gains tax in relation to compulsory purchase.


Franchise for London Elections | Oral Answers to Questions – Cabinet Office | Commons debates 

1 Jul

Does my hon.


Franchise for London Elections | Oral Answers to Questions – Cabinet Office | Commons debates 

1 Jul

Does my hon.


Business Regulation | Oral Answers to Questions – Business, Innovation and Skills | Commons debates 

30 Jun

Does my right hon.


Tunisia, and European Council | Oral Answers to Questions – Communities and Local Government | Commons debates 

29 Jun

My right hon.


Topical Questions | Oral Answers to Questions – Communities and Local Government | Commons debates 

29 Jun

Lichfield District Council is in early negotiations with the West Midlands combined authority and other local authorities, but it wishes to maintain control over planning and housing policy.


Blood: Donors | Department of Health | Written Answers 

26 Jun

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to encourage (a) more of the total population and (b) eligible MSM to donate blood; and if he will make a statement.


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FOI »

Tree Preservation Orders Digital Format 

23 Jun

Response by Lichfield District Council to Mr Wilde on 23 June 2017 .


Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Section 31) 

19 May

Response by Lichfield District Council to Gavin Chait on 19 May 2017 .


Lists of Accessible Taxis under S167 Equality Act 2010 

15 May

Response by Lichfield District Council to Doug Paulley on 15 May 2017 .


Complete Non-Residential / Business Property Rates Data (Section 31) 

8 May

Response by Lichfield District Council to Gavin Chait on 8 May 2017 .


Lists of Accessible Taxis under S167 Equality Act 2010 

28 Apr

Response by Lichfield District Council to Doug Paulley on 28 April 2017 .


Lists of Accessible Taxis under S167 Equality Act 2010 

28 Apr

Response by Lichfield District Council to Doug Paulley on 28 April 2017 .


Lists of Accessible Taxis under S167 Equality Act 2010 

27 Apr

Response by Lichfield District Council to Doug Paulley on 27 April 2017 .


Lists of Accessible Taxis under S167 Equality Act 2010 

26 Apr

Response by Lichfield District Council to Doug Paulley on 26 April 2017 .


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    22 Jun 17
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    22 Jun 17
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    20 Jun 17
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