Lichfield District Council
93,000 people live in Lichfield District, which includes the city of Lichfield, Burntwood town and many villages and hamlets. The District Council's 1 responsibilities include: planning, benefits, housing, waste collection and recycling, building control, leisure and recreation, arts / tourism and environmental health. The council is committed to improving the quality of life for people who live, work and visit the district, and this is worked towards by tackling issues that are important to local residents and businesses. In 2006 the Council received two Beacon Awards for good practice and innovation. It was recognised for achievements in 'Waste & Recycling', and for 'Transforming the delivery of services through partnerships', as part of the Staffordshire Connects e- Government Partnership.