- £207,000 a year from the community and partnerships budget, including the closure of community development and community transport services.
- £450,000 a year from the leisure, parks and play budget, including reduced opening at King Edward VI Leisure Centre and reductions in the play scheme programme, exercise classes and sports sessions.
- £300,000 a year from the operational services area, including introduction of ShopMobility and public toilet charging, as well as savings in grounds maintenance, street cleaning, CCTV and waste collection.
More details have been revealed about how Lichfield District Council hopes to make £1.7million of cuts. The local authority’s Fit for the Future project is aiming to plug a gap in the budget as a result of reductions in Government funding. A report outlining the first stage of the cuts will be discussed at the council’s Strategic Overview and Scrutiny Committee on June 20. Among the savings being proposed are are: