Lichfield District Council accused of “democracy dodging” on tax rise

Lichfield District Council has been branded a “democracy dodger” after council tax rises were agreed. The decision to...

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New Lichfield District Council report highlights £2.4million ‘funding gap’

A new report has revealed that cuts of more than £4.8million have already been identified at Lichfield District Council – but a...

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Lichfield District Council report insists cuts won’t alter its aims

Lichfield District Council insists its ambition for the future of the area does not need to change, despite a series of wide-ranging...

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Proposals drawn up for new Lichfield and Burntwood ward boundaries

Councillors are set to decide on new ward boundaries in Lichfield and Burntwood. Lichfield District Council has identified a number of...

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Lichfield MP releases deleted UKIP manifesto in HS2 row

Lichfield’s MP says he has released an old UKIP manifesto in a bid to highlight what he claims are inconsistencies in their...

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Lichfield MP admits car smoking ban decision was “tough”

Lichfield’s MP says it was a “tough decision” to vote in favour of a ban on smoking in cars with children...

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Councillors ask Lichfield District Council to provide speed reading classes

Lichfield District Council has been asked to put on speed reading classes for councillors. A report to the local authority’s...

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Labour hopeful criticises plan to change Lichfield and Burntwood youth services

Plans to change youth services in Lichfield and Burntwood have been criticised by the man hoping to become the area’s MP. Chris...

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Lichfield District Council exploring opportunity for more shared services

More services in Lichfield and Burntwood could be delivered in partnership with Tamworth Borough Council. Cllr Mike Wilcox, the leader...

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Council’s £1.2m IT upgrade has come at ‘worst possible time’

A Labour councillor has said a need to invest £1.2million in a new IT system has come at “the worst possible time” for...

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Lichfield MP blasts ‘unelected arrogant fools’ after Lords EU vote

Lichfield’s MP has said he is “totally pissed off” after a vote against an EU referendum. He described members of...

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Burntwood councillor welcomes U-Turn on gardening services deal

A Burntwood councillor has welcomed a U-Turn on plans to axe a contract with a community gardening service. Lichfield District Council...

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