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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 »

Builder’s bag of garden waste and broken garden furniture, 3rd December 

3 Dec

Somebody has dumped a small builder's bag of garden waste and broken furniture on the verge by a field gateway just past the wooden (fenced)'gates on Watery Lane, Curborough.


Thoughtless dog owner(s), 29th November 

29 Nov

Discarded full dog poo bags thrown in hedges and on verge.


Road flooded, 27th November 

27 Nov

Road again flooded.


Flooding, 27th November 

27 Nov

Ditch blocked stopping rainwater draining away Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 3 Lysways Lane, Longdon Report on FixMyStreet...


Lane flooded, 27th November 

27 Nov

Ditch alongside road is blocked.


Flytipping spread along the road, 27th November 

27 Nov

There has been flytipping which has been hit by a car and spread along the road.


Parking all along here righr up to junction. Accident nearly yesterday with kids. Please tell them to park somewhere else. About 4 cars for corner house., 27th November 

27 Nov

Could someone come out and look at bottom of Windmill Lane Lichfield please.


Litter, 23rd November 

23 Nov

Outside house on the corner of Mease avenue and anker close Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 4 Mease Avenue, Burntwood Report on FixMyStreet...


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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 »

Supported People Funding 

13 Dec

Response by Lichfield District Council to Olivia Taylor on 13 December 2017 .


S167 List of Accessible Taxis: update after 6 months – A existing list 

1 Dec

Response by Lichfield District Council to Doug Paulley on 1 December 2017 .


Supported People Funding 

23 Nov

Response by Lichfield District Council to Olivia Taylor on 23 November 2017 .


Supported People Funding 

23 Nov

Response by Lichfield District Council to Olivia Taylor on 23 November 2017 .


Supported People Funding 

22 Nov

Response by Lichfield District Council to Olivia Taylor on 22 November 2017 .


Supported People Funding 

16 Nov

Response by Lichfield District Council to Olivia Taylor on 16 November 2017 .


Supported People Funding 

15 Nov

Response by Lichfield District Council to Olivia Taylor on 15 November 2017 .


Porn Access by councillors 

14 Nov

Response by Lichfield District Council to Alex Yeates on 14 November 2017 .


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