We’re good to go

Visit Lichfield is urging local tourism and hospitality businesses to achieve the ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard to reassure customers they are covid-secure. VisitEngland, in partnership with VisitBritain, has launched a UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to provide confidence for tourism as the sector works towards reopening. The

Continue reading

Council urges residents to #LoveLocal

With coronavirus restrictions slowly being lifted, Lichfield District Council is working to make sure residents are confident visiting their local high streets. As part of the Reopening High Streets Safely project, which is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund, the council is launching a #LoveLocal campaign. The campaign

Continue reading

Council Cabinet roles redefined

Lichfield district council has announced changes to the current Cabinet structure to provide more executive capacity and better align with the new strategic priorities and recovery plans. Councillor Iain Eadie will remain as Deputy Leader and takes up a more focused portfolio as Cabinet Member for Visitor Economy & the

Continue reading

Making our high streets safe to visit

As more Lichfield city centre and Burntwood town centre retailers prepare to reopen from next week, Lichfield District Council is progressing with plans for how it will help local businesses to establish safe trading and how it will begin to use the £92,501 it was awarded by the European Regional

Continue reading

Show domestic abuse the red card

Fans will be looking forward to the football season getting underway again after professional sport was put on hold due to the coronavirus lockdown. However, matches can often mean an increase in domestic violence and abuse. The number of domestic abuse reports forces receive often rise during national and international

Continue reading

Discretionary business grant fund opens

Lichfield District Council has launched its discretionary business grant scheme, which is the latest government measure to support businesses that have been impacted by Covid-19. Businesses across Lichfield District that have faced hardship due to Covid-19 can now apply to be considered for a £5,000 discretionary business grant. These grants

Continue reading

New playground for Stowe Fields

Work will start later this month on a new play area at a popular Lichfield visitor attraction. Lichfield District Council is unveiling its plans for a brand new play area in Stowe Fields. Lots of new play equipment will join the existing five ways swing and orbital roundabout on a

Continue reading

Do It – Staffordshire

Volunteer Week – 1-7th June 2020 Staffordshire is getting a new digital volunteer platform: Do It – Staffordshire During the coronavirus outbreak, we have seen a huge surge in residents stepping up and putting themselves forward to help their community. We want to build on this amazing community spirit and

Continue reading