Nandos announces opening!Tamworth Informed 22 Aug
Tamworths newest restaurant has announced that it will soon be opening it’s doors… The much awaited Nandos Restaurant which is on the site of the former Allied Carpets at Ventura retail park has announced it’s opening date, and ...
Firefighters tackle early morning blaze on Lichfield StreetTamworth Herald 22 Aug
FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze for more than SEVEN HOURSat a shop in Fazeley in the early hours of this morning (Friday).
Opening date for new Nando’s store in Tamworth announcedTamworth Herald 22 Aug
The wait is over...
Taste of Tamworth is back for a second helpingTamworth Informed 22 Aug
The two-day Taste of Tamworth food festival is returning to the town for the second year, after last year’s debut event proved to be such a success.
Enjoy Tamworth’s heritage and history – for freeTamworth Informed 21 Aug
Free entry to Tamworth Castle, a guided walk taking in sites of significance in the First World War, wartime stories of Tamworth families and a look at Saxon life are just some of the events at this year’s Heritage Open Day.
Kids run free in Tamworth!Tamworth Informed 21 Aug
On your marks for new weekly run for children in Tamworth – and the best part, it’s free! An exciting new project which gives children the chance to take part in weekly organised runs is launching in Tamworth this autumn – and it’s completely...
Tamworth Beer Festival 2014 – it’s ‘portoclock’ for the MayorTamworth Informed 21 Aug
The countdown is on as Tamworth Beer Festival gears up to celebrate its 21 st birthday at the Assembly Rooms next month.
Mayor’s call for people to restore pride in town againTamworth Herald 21 Aug
A HEATED row over the state of our town left Tamworth's mayor so infuriated he has launched his own campaign to restore community pride.
Innocent dare leads to 50 years’ wedded bliss for Mr and Mrs…Tamworth Herald 21 Aug
WHAT started out as an innocent dare turned into 50 golden years for this Tamworth couple.
Young People organise ‘Tam Jam’ music eventTamworth Informed 20 Aug
A group of Tamworth teenagers have organised ‘Tam Jam’ a a music festival with one aim - to raise as much money as possible for the Teenage Cancer Trust The group of twelve 16 and 17-year-olds from Tamworth have organised a music ...
Bike Course Released for IRONMAN 70.3 StaffordshireTamworth Informed 20 Aug
IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire has released the bike course for the newest IRONMAN 70.3 event in the UK ahead of entries opening next week.
Memorial bench is lasting tribute to popular Tamworth manTamworth Herald 20 Aug
A much-loved Bolehall man will forever be part of the community following the unveiling of a memorial bench for him.
Competition: What’s the best spa in the West Midlands?Tamworth Herald 20 Aug
With Good Spa Guide's annual Awards almost here, they're asking the Great British public to vote for their favourite spa.
Tamworth teenager to be remembered at BMX eventTamworth Herald 20 Aug
A YOUNG BMX fanatic from Tamworth will be remembered at an event dedicated to celebrating teenage talent in the town.
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Police ‘Owe’ Leeds United £800,000Cllr Andrew James: Conservative - Mercian Ward 3 Aug
Leeds United have claimed West Yorkshire Police still owes the club £800,000 for overcharging policing at home games.
Tamworth to Commemorate Start of First World War with Guided Walk and Church ServiceCllr Andrew James: Conservative - Mercian Ward 3 Aug
Tamworth will mark tomorrow’s 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War with a guided tour of the town centre.
We Love Tamworth is Back for Second YearCllr Andrew James: Conservative - Mercian Ward 3 Aug
2013’s We Love Tamworth event A daylong summer extravaganza is set to attract thousands to Tamworth Castle Grounds later this month, after a hugely successful debut last year.
Tamworth Student Lands Media Job Following Experience Making Homeless FilmCllr Andrew James: Conservative - Mercian Ward 3 Aug
Tamworth student James Wood has landed a coveted apprenticeship working for two media companies, thanks to his involvement in a film aimed at tackling homelessness.
Town Mayor to Lead Service of Remembrance for the Outbreak of WW1Cllr Andrew James: Conservative - Mercian Ward 3 Aug
Fazeley’s Town Mayor, Cllr Debbie James, will lead a service of remembrance for the outbreak of World War 1 on Monday 4th August at the town’s war memorial.
Joint Council Project Will Continue Despite £3m External Funding Bid RefusalCllr Andrew James: Conservative - Mercian Ward 3 Aug
A bid for £3 million of external funding to help regenerate part of Tamworth town centre through a new Creative Quarter has been turned down, causing a delay to the project.
Adult Support Group – Coming Soon!Dig-iT 3 Aug
Dig- iT is pleased to announce that we're soon to launch an adult dyslexia support group in Tamworth! The adult group will start in Autumn 2014 (venue and start date to be confirmed soon).
Why we need West Coast lineTamworth Herald 31 Jul
I AM writing in response to Cllr R Freer's letter in last week's Herald.
Time to shake up Tamworth town centreTamworth Herald 31 Jul
I AM writing to vent about our town centre.
Waiting game at Drayton Manor is no fun at allTamworth Herald 31 Jul
A PARTY of us consisting of three adults and four young children were left wilting in the harsh sun on a recent visit to Drayton Manor.
Untidy memorial garden is bad advert for AtherstoneTamworth Herald 31 Jul
WE live on the canals and pass through Atherstone from time to time.
Manure… An Interesting FactFemale Imagination 22 Aug
In the 16th and 17th centuries, everything had to be Transported by ship and it was also before the invention of commercial Fertilizers, so large shipments of manure were quite common.
Kingfisher Phonescoped.Wild Tamworth with Moocher 22 Aug
Sometimes an opportunity presents itself and you try and capture the moment.
UK Shoplifting (and need for Foodbanks) growing exponentiallyVic the Vicar 22 Aug
Shoplifting has gone up in the UK by 7% and the stuff being lifted is food.
The search for MigrantsBob the Birder 22 Aug
Friday 22nd August 2014 Over the past couple of days I've been checking up on local sites looking for Migrants.
SomersetBob the Birder 22 Aug
A few images from a non birding break on the Somerset/Dorset border.
Daily Quiet Time or Prayer or . . .Vic the Vicar 22 Aug
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Morning Prayer – August 22Vic the Vicar 22 Aug
Psalm 51 Have mercy on me, O God, in your great goodness; according to the abundance of your compassion blot out my offences.
Made me smile: A game to try after the port’s been passed . . .Vic the Vicar 21 Aug
Peter Ould posted his 'Steps to break through a liberal's theological nonsense'.
I Had a Random Dream About You …Female Imagination 21 Aug
I had a dream about you.
Amnesty Internation and GazaVic the Vicar 21 Aug
A challenging image and a testing question - especially for us as Christians as we seek to bless Israel and yet stand with the words of Micah, Leviticus and many other places calling upon us to live with humility seeking justice with mercy and loving...
Spare some change mate?Vic the Vicar 21 Aug
Sitting on the pavement harvesting the change Changing the reality? Not, really! They sit clocking up the cash To pay for drink, or hash Or to feed some need that they don't need at all You give them Platitudes! You give them your change rather than ...
Morning Prayer – August 21Vic the Vicar 21 Aug
Psalm 56 Have mercy on me, O God, for they trample over me; all day long they assault and oppress me.
Our life 365 InstagramRed Coat Studio 20 Aug
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Iraqi Christians: Pray – Act – GiveVic the Vicar 20 Aug
Says it all...
What is being ‘Christian’ all about?Vic the Vicar 20 Aug
"Now that's a very good question," I thought to myself as I struggled to find a reasonable answer and, reasonable or not, I gave one anyway - and this is how it goes: "In my book Christians are people who, recognising the distance between them and ...
Mental illness Is Not Contagious. You Can’t Catch It By Being KindFemale Imagination 20 Aug
Mental illness attracts less empathy and more distrust than other forms of illness.
Consultation Proposals To Strengthen UK Law on Domestic AbuseFemale Imagination 20 Aug
A new crime of domestic abuse could be created under government proposals aimed at better protecting victims and their families.
Business news »
More traffic uses M6 Toll but operator still makes £32m lossTheBusinessDesk 13 Aug
LOSSES have declined for the operator of the UKs only pay-to-drive motorway, the M6 Toll, as more traffic headed through the toll plazas last year.
Tamworth company expands with leadership supportDudley News 21 Jul
A TAMWORTH firm of electricians is expanding after receiving support from an innovative leadership programme.
Vamps cut their teeth on Drayton Manor’s new Air RaceTheBusinessDesk 9 Jul
STAFFORDSHIRES Drayton Manor Theme Park has launched its latest £1.2m thrill ride attraction with the help of the UKs hottest pop band, The Vamps.
Success is in the bag for Tamworth tech firm DiskLabsTheBusinessDesk 9 Jul
AN innovative product for keeping mobile phones, tablets and laptops safe from cyber thieves is helping to secure the fortunes of a Tamworth technology business.
Logistics company opens 21,000 sq ft base in TamworthTheBusinessDesk 23 Jun
FREIGHT carrier Redhead International has opened a new 21,000 sq ft facility in Tamworth.
HSBC helps firm to take a larger slice of the pizza marketTheBusinessDesk 20 Jun
PIZZA franchise business PH Leicester has acquired four Pizza Hut Delivery outlets across the Midlands after securing a £775,000 funding package from HSBC.
Nighclub operator Luminar announces 50% profits riseTheBusinessDesk 21 May
THE UKs largest nightclub operator, The Luminar Group, which has clubs in Tamworth and Coventry, has announced a 50% increase in full year profits.
New advertising campaign hopes to lure more visitors to LichfieldLichfield Live 2 May
A new advertising campaign is hoping to attract shoppers and visitors to Lichfield.
‘Model T’ of BSA guns reborn for modern eraBirmingham Post 11 Apr
A Tamworth gun shop is set to launch a 21st century prototype of the “Model T Ford of the firearms world” – in conjunction with world-famous BSA.
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Blooming marvellous gardens give judges a tough jobTamworth District Council: Blog 22 Aug
Three Tamworth gardeners have been awarded prizes in this year’s Tamworth In Bloom garden competition.
Flytipping, 19th AugustFixMyStreet: Tamworth 19 Aug
Dumped old Fridgefreezer, old mattress!!!! Rear of 62 Madrona Amington Again!!! Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Quince, Amington Report on FixMyStreet...
We Love Tamworth just a few days awayTamworth District Council: Blog 18 Aug
We’re now just a few days away from the We Love Tamworth summer extravaganza in the Castle Grounds.
Men and women needed to step out against domestic abuseTamworth District Council: Blog 14 Aug
Men – do you fancy pulling on a pair of stilettoes and walking through Tamworth? Women – how about donning a pair of workboots or brogues? If the answer’s yes, then a sponsored walk being held in the town in October to raise...
Overgrown bushes, 14th AugustFixMyStreet: Tamworth 14 Aug
Bushes and weeds have overgrown on to the pavement making it difficult for people to work.
Countdown to We Love TamworthTamworth District Council: Blog 13 Aug
There’s now just over a week to go until the day-long We Love Tamworth summer extravaganza is set to attract thousands to Tamworth Castle Grounds.
Mayor supports hospice and domestic abuse charityTamworth District Council: Blog 13 Aug
St Giles Hospice and domestic abuse charity the Pathway Project have been chosen by the Mayor of Tamworth, Cllr Richard Kingstone, as the charities for which he will be fundraising during his year in office.
Former Mayor donates cash to youth organisationsTamworth District Council: Blog 13 Aug
Tamworth’s Sea Cadets, Air Cadets, Army Cadets and Scouts are now almost £1,000 better off each after former Mayor John Garner handed over the cash he raised for them during his year in office.
Fly tipping, 6th AugustFixMyStreet: Tamworth 6 Aug
Black sofa has been lying there for a couple of weeks..
Can you help us find these men wanted by colleagues from West Midlands Police?Staffordshire Police: Lichfield District 22 Aug
Can you help us find these men wanted by colleagues from West Midlands Police...
Crime falls at V Festival Weston ParkStaffordshire Police: South Staffs 18 Aug
The organisers of V Festival, Staffordshire Police, Staffordshire Fire Services and West Midlands Ambulance Service are delighted to confirm that the festival at Weston Park, headlined by Justin Timberlake and The Killers this weekend, has...
Officers, Staff and members of the public honouredStaffordshire Police: South Staffs 14 Aug
Officers and staff from the Southern Local Policing team, and members of the public will be honoured for meritorious response and professionalism, and public spirited actions.
Respect: It’s a two way street – Considerate and tolerant neighboursStaffordshire Police: South Staffs 11 Aug
As part of the force’s summer campaign Respect: It’s a two way street, police are appealing for people to be considerate and tolerant to their neighbours.
Locals get police reassurancea ahead of V FestivalStaffordshire Police: Cannock 8 Aug
Staffordshire Police is set to distribute leaflets in the streets local to this year’s V Festival, which takes place in Weston Park on 16th and 17th August.
Summer drink-drive campaignStaffordshire Police: Cannock 5 Aug
A campaign aimed at getting drink-drivers off Staffordshire’s roads led to 156 arrests.
Respect – It’s a two way streetStaffordshire Police: Cannock 4 Aug
Parents are being urged to know where their children will be during the school summer holidays and what they will be doing.
Respect: It’s a two way streetStaffordshire Police: South Staffs 28 Jul
A force-wide summer anti-social behaviour campaign is underway in Staffordshire promoting the importance of all generations showing consideration and tolerance to each other.
Home Secretary announces new Inspector of ConstabularyStaffordshire Police: Lichfield District 25 Jul
The Home Secretary today announced that Mike Cunningham has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary.
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Council Committee Calls for Better Bus Links in TamworthCllr Andrew James: Conservative - Mercian Ward 3 Aug
Improving bus services to Tamworth Railway Station and gaining a better understanding of the needs of passengers are two suggestions put forward by Tamworth Borough Council’s Aspire Prosper Scrutiny committee.