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  • Article: Jul 21, 2020

    https://friendsoffriarygrange.com/2020/07/20/open-letter/

    The campaign to get Friary Grange Leisure Centre reopened post-lockdown is building (see previous news item).

    Although Burntwood Leisure Centre will open on 25th July Lichfield District Council is saying that Friary Grange Leisure Centre will not open until October!

  • Article: Jul 15, 2020

    Two Lichfield councillors have criticised a plan to keep Friary Grange Leisure Centre closed until October.

    Lichfield District Council will reopen Burntwood Leisure Centre on 25th July after the Government eased coronavirus restrictions.

    But a report to an overview and scrutiny committee meeting tomorrow (16th July) said Friary Grange Leisure Centre was to remain shuttered for the next few months.

  • Article: Jul 10, 2020

    Welcome to the Weekly Whip. Your one-stop shop for Lib Dem Parliamentary updates, covering the week that was and the week to come.

    For up to date information from the Lib Dem Whips Office, follow us on Twitter:  @LibDemWhips

    Weekly Whip w/c 6th July

    Monday 6th July

    There are some two million victims of domestic abuse a year. More than one in ten of all offences recorded by the police are domestic abuse related. In 2017, the Conservative government committed to introduce a bill to transform the approach of the justice system and wider statutory agencies. It has now been 3 ½ years since this commitment, but the Domestic Abuse Bill finally passed through the House of Commons on Monday night with cross-party support.