News

New Homes Ombudsman Created

Boris Johnson has confirmed that housing is a top priority for Government so I am pleased that home buyers will soon be able to benefit from the creation of a New Homes Ombudsman.

Meeting with West Midlands Trains

Yesterday I met with the MD of West Midlands Railway to put forward the important issues you email and call me about. 🚂

Issues like cancelled and delayed trains, parking build ups in Shenstone, frequency of service and getting an update on when the new trains will be delivered.

LCF Mini bond scheme update

A number of residents in my area had invested in London Capital and Finance (LCF) mini-bonds, a scheme that many believed was under protection of the United Kingdom's Financial Compensation Scheme. 

Pharmacy First - Launched!

Pharmacy First - a new project aimed at easing pressures on A&E and GP appointments was launched over the weekend.

New Macmillan Service

It is fantastic to see Macmillan Cancer Support launching a new service which will enable anyone and support from day one of their cancer diagnosis and support from day one of their cancer journey.

Macmillan will be offering assistance covering topics like:

Dementia Friendly Screenings in Lichfield

Calling all carers - Lichfield Garrick Theatre has secured funding to continue their scheme of showing dementia friendly screenings through the theatre's new cinema facility.

Lichfield Residents - Leisure Survey

Residents living in the villages surrounding Tamworth, now is your chance to have a say on leisure facilities in your area.

NHS changes to support staff

From April, new rules will be enforced for NHS staff.  Currently staff can refused to treat any non-critical care patients who are verbally or physically aggressive towards them.