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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 »

Van obstructing the pavement, unable to get pushchair past, had to take newborn baby into the road, 17th June 

17 Jun

Van obstructing the pavement, unable to get pushchair past, had to take newborn baby into the road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 43 Rochester Avenue, Burntwood Report on FixMyStreet...


Causing an obstruction, 6th June 

6 Jun

This car is obstructing a dropped kerb in contravention of highway code rule 243 and so contravention code 27 under the traffic management act 2004 should be enforced.


Inconsiderate people who think they can park anywhere, 4th June 

4 Jun

It’s against the law to park on the pavement-blocking the pavement completely so pedestrians/disabled people can’t get past.


Abandoned vehicle been her for 3 weeks at least!, 28th May 

28 May

Vehicle has been parked on the road for at least 3 weeks to a month, not been moved or visited since.


Cars lining the side of street causing traffic issues, 25th May 

25 May

There are many cars parked on the road during work hours Mon-Fri.


Dangerously overgrown trees causing obstruction, 15th May 

15 May

The base of the trees are overgrown along Shortbutts Lane, and need cutting.


Commercial Vehicles Constanly Parking on Pavement and making access in and out of Victory Close difficult for other vehicles/emergency vehicles, 10th May 

10 May

Commercial Vehicles Constanly Parking on Pavement and making access in and out of Victory Close difficult for other vehicles/emergency vehicles.


Transit van parked on pavement & double yellow lines, 9th May 

9 May

This driver consistently parks on pavement and double yellow lines.


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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 »

Lichfield District Council operational vehicle fleet 

7 Jun

Response by Lichfield District Council to Daniel Evans on 7 June 2018 .


Lichfield District Council operational vehicle fleet 

7 Jun

Response by Lichfield District Council to Daniel Evans on 7 June 2018 .


Lichfield District Council operational vehicle fleet 

5 Jun

Response by Lichfield District Council to Daniel Evans on 5 June 2018 .


Summons 

31 May

Response by Lichfield District Council to Robert Smith on 31 May 2018 .


Treasury Management Advisors 

31 May

Response by Lichfield District Council to R.


Treasury Management Advisors 

30 May

Response by Lichfield District Council to R.


Lichfield District Council’s approach to applying Council Tax summons costs 

25 May

Follow up sent to Lichfield District Council by Seb Tarantino on 25 May 2018 .


Lichfield District Council’s approach to applying Council Tax summons costs 

25 May

Follow up sent to Lichfield District Council by Seb Tarantino on 25 May 2018 .


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  • Nato: Women are being drawn into terrorism in return for food and water
    15 Jun 18
    Some terrorist groups meet the needs of desperate women better than those battling extremism, says Nato official Terrorist groups are using gender dynamics more effectively to get women involved in violent action than those trying to battle…
  • Universal credit savaged by public spending watchdog
    14 Jun 18
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  • NLGN at LGA Conference 2018
    13 Jun 18
    NLGN is delighted to present our exciting fringe event series happening at this year’s Local Government Association Conference in Birmingham City Centre . We look forward to welcoming senior officers and councillors at our programme of invitation…
  • UK public services don't need 'reform', they need hard cash | David Walker
    12 Jun 18
    Everyone wants efficient services, but outdated ideas about reform won’t put right brutal cuts to the NHS and councils If the whispers in lobby correspondents’ ears are to be believed, Theresa May and her ministers are contemplating taking…