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Tamworth Enterprise College celebrates pupils results 

25 Aug

Tamworth Enterprise College in Belgrave have issued a list of their GCSE results:Antley Charlotte 9(9); Apostel Eve 10(8); Armes Jacob 8 (2); Astle Jay 9 (8); Atkinson Liam 9 (6); Bamber Josh 9 (5); Barker Chelsea 9 (4); Barlow Lily 10 (10); Bartlett...


GCSE results 2016: The Coleshill School 

25 Aug

AGAINST a backdrop of significant national decline, staff and students at The Coleshill School are celebrating another year of improved GCSE results.


‘Significant improvements’ at Wilnecote 

25 Aug

The GCSE results achieved by students at Wilnecote High School this year showed a significant improvement.


Rawlett pupils show ‘outstanding’ progress 

25 Aug

Rawlett School pupils GCSE results showed their 'outstanding' progress, according to delighted headteacher Tim Bassett.


GCSE results 2016: The Polesworth School 

25 Aug

The Polesworth School is celebrating another phenomenal year of success for our Year 11 students.


GCSE results 2016: Twycross House School 

25 Aug

STAFF at Twycross House School have praised this year's Year 11 students after they all passed their GCSEs with 7 or more A* to C grades each.


Lichfield and Burntwood GCSE results 2016: ‘Best-ever’ results at… 

25 Aug

THIS year a record-breaking 77 per cent of students at King Edward VI School picked up at least five A* to C grades at GCSE or equivalent, including English and Mathematics.


Lichfield and Burntwood GCSE results 2016: ‘Outstanding outcomes’… 

25 Aug

THE Friary School in Lichfield is celebrating another "excellent set of GCSE results.


Crews called to tackle tumble dryer fire in Tamworth 

25 Aug

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Tamworth yesterday (Wednesday, August 24) to tackle a fire at a property.


GCSE Results 2016: Kingsbury School 

25 Aug

NERVOUS and excited are some of the emotions students have been feeling across Tamworth and North Warwickshire as they pick up their GCSE results.


City gears up for the arrival of the 2016 Lichfield Food Festival 

25 Aug

Flavours from around the globe will be on offer at the 2016 Lichfield Food Festival this weekend.


Lichfield and Burntwood GCSE results 2016: ‘Outstanding’ results… 

25 Aug

YEAR 11 pupils at John Taylor High School in Barton were today celebrating after receiving excellent results in their GCSE and BTEC courses.


Lichfield and Burntwood GCSE results 2016: ‘Better than ever’ at… 

25 Aug

GCSE results at Chase Terrace Technology College were once again much stronger than the most recent national figures.


Plans for to demolish five units to make way for new industrial facility at Burntwood Business Park 

25 Aug

A section of the Burntwood Business Park could be demolished to make way for a new 50,000 square foot industrial unit.


Lichfield and Burntwood GCSE results 2016: 13% improvement at… 

25 Aug

NETHER Stowe School is celebrating the success of students in year 11 who have just received their GCSE results.


Lichfield and Burntwood GCSE results 2016: ‘Outstanding’ success… 

25 Aug

PUPILS at Maple Hayes Dyslexia School in Lichfield have been celebrating GCSE exam success.


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Blogs

Lichfield Waterworks Trust – August 2016 public meeting this Thursday 

24 Aug

Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (25th August 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...


Become a Dementia Friend in Tamworth this Week 

23 Aug

Do you live in or near Tamworth and would like to learn more about living with dementia and become a dementia friend ? Community Together CIC will be hosting a free dementia friends information session on Thursday 25th August 2016, 6.30pm until 7.30pm ...


FREE Trampoline Fun for Youngsters in Tamworth 

23 Aug

Young people aged 11 to 17 are being given the chance to end their summer holidays with a bounce – with FREE sessions at Tamworth’s new Jump Xtreme trampoline centre.


Countdown is on to Popular We Love Tamworth Extravaganza 

23 Aug

The countdown is on to the popular We Love Tamworth event, which will bring wall-to-wall family fun to Tamworth Castle Grounds on Saturday September 3, marking the perfect end to the summer holidays.


Public Warned to Check Tattooists are Fully Registered 

23 Aug

Members of the public planning on getting a tattoo are being urged to think before they ink – and ensure that the studio or artist is properly registered under the Local Government Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1982.


Highways and Amey 

22 Aug

Philip Atkins and I met Andy Milner this week.


UK Jobless Total Falls Again 

18 Aug

Total UK unemployment dropped between April and June, official figures indicate.


Beware of Travellers’ Cheques Scam 

18 Aug

Staffordshire Police are warning people to beware of employers offering payment via travellers’ cheques.


Courier Fraud Phone Scam 

16 Aug

Residents are being alerted to a courier fraud phone scam that is potentially circulating in the area.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Blogs

#FanDayFriday – A trip to Cadbury World 

26 Aug

This week I had the pleasure of spending a fabulous family day at Cadbury World.


Real Bride Natalie in Jesus Peiro 

25 Aug

Cicily Bridal are delighted to be able to share this week’s “I Chose Cicily” real bride blog post.


Suits You Sir – The Perfect Gents Attire 

25 Aug

Last week I focused on updating the working wardrobe with the emphasis on woman’s styles, saying that the Autumn season is the perfect time to update your look, with the changes in the weather, the end of the Summer malaise, and the general feeling...


City gears up for the arrival of the 2016 Lichfield Food Festival 

25 Aug

Flavours from around the globe will be on offer at the 2016 Lichfield Food Festival this weekend.


Wild Irish bring celtic sounds to Lichfield pub 

25 Aug

Music with a celtic twist will be on offer at a Lichfield pub this week.


Morning Prayer – Thursday 25 August 2016 

25 Aug

Psalm 143 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and in your faithfulness give ear to my supplications; answer me in your righteousness.


Late Summer Holiday Style 

25 Aug

With the last bank hoilday of the year just around the corner, and with many people opting for a late Summer break, Summer holiday packing and wardrobes are still a hot topic of conversation.


The Glenn Miller Story at The New Alex Theatre – Thoroughly Entertaining 

24 Aug

For a night packed with unforgettable songs, a lead character that is both iconic and the subject of one of the most enduring mysteries of the 2oth Century, and for the chance to watch a real living legend still exuding his charm and personality in ...


The Stars from the Commitments set for Lichfield Garrick show 

24 Aug

The Stars from the Commitments will be performing in Lichfield next month.


Historian’s National Memorial Arboretum talk to lift the lid on life for soldiers in the Battle of the Somme 

24 Aug

Military historian Andrew Robertshaw will lift the lid on the lives of those who fought in the Battle of the Somme at a talk in Alrewas.


Photographer to exhibit work at the Lichfield Guildhall 

24 Aug

Photographer Robert Ings will present an exhibition of his work at the Lichfield Guildhall this weekend.


Morning Prayer – Wednesday 24 August 2016 

24 Aug

Bartholomew the Apostle Psalm 86 Incline your ear, O Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and in misery.


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Sport

Tamworth’s Baillie in great shape for Villa battle 

25 Aug

TAMWORTH pro boxer Josh Baillie is preparing for his next fight, insisting he is in the best shape of his life.


An Evening with Bryan Robson 

25 Aug

Memories of almost twenty years ago will come flooding back to supporters of Hednesford Town Football Club when a footballing legend attends a speaking engagement for the club at Keys Park Stadium on Thursday 27th October 2016.


Morrell: ‘We were second best at FC Halifax’ 

25 Aug

ANDY Morrell admitted his side had been distinctly second best as they slipped to a 4-0 defeat away at early pace-setters FC Halifax on Saturday.


Tamworth FC: Morrell on academy progress 

24 Aug

Tamworth FC manager Andy Morrell says he is delighted by the progress of the club's academy teams.


Lichfield rout Atherstone to maintain 100% league record 

24 Aug

A brace each for Evans and Chapman and a goal from Lund secure brilliant win...


Want to have lunch with football superstar Pele? 

24 Aug

Brazilian football legend Pele has urged people to come and see him in Cannock later this year.


Lichfield City FC hit five to beat Atherstone 

24 Aug

Lichfield City FC picked themselves up from their FA Cup disappointment to record a 5-0 triumph over Atherstone.


Cannock | Lichfield | South Staffs | Tamworth


Business

Traffic Alert: Motorway users warned of long delays following accident 

25 Aug

DRIVERS have been warned of long delays on the M6 around Birmingham following an accident between a car and a van.


Plans for to demolish five units to make way for new industrial facility at Burntwood Business Park 

25 Aug

A section of the Burntwood Business Park could be demolished to make way for a new 50,000 square foot industrial unit.


Delivery firm DX outlines new vision for logistics hub 

25 Aug

South Staffordshire site will eventually employ around 850 people as DX submits revised plans for new development...


Government revises planning safeguards for first phase of HS2 

24 Aug

THE Government has updated the safeguarding directions to local planning authorities along the phase one route of high speed rail network, HS2.


Fatal accident leaves legacy of problems for M6 motorists 

22 Aug

THE legacy of a fatal accident brought major traffic problems to the M6 in Staffordshire early today.


Tamworth bids for businesses to fund improvements 

22 Aug

TAMWORTH businesses are to be consulted on the creation of a business improvement district (BID) covering the retail areas of the town.


Traffic Alert: Shed load causes long delays on Midland motorway 

19 Aug

DRIVERS using the M6 around Birmingham are being warned of long delays following a lorry shedding its load on the carriageway.


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Staffordshire at Westminster »

Enterprise Zones | Oral Answers to Questions – Treasury | Commons debates 

21 Jul

My right hon.


Compulsory Purchase: Capital Gains Tax | HM Treasury | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on reform of capital gains tax in relation to compulsory purchase.


NHS Reform | Business of the House | Commons debates 

16 Jul

We in Staffordshire know better than most what the denial machine that the Secretary of State referred to meant to local people, so I congratulate him on his commitment to transparency and consistency.


Ways and Means – Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – Amendment of the Law | Bill Presented – National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill | Commons debates 

14 Jul

The hon.


Ways and Means – Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – Amendment of the Law | Bill Presented – National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill | Commons debates 

14 Jul

The hon.


Petition – Closure of Fire Stations in South Staffordshire | Commons debates 

8 Jul

I rise to present a petition signed by 2,824 of my constituents who are backing my campaign to keep open the fire stations in Kinver, Brewood, Codsall and Bilbrook.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – International Development | Commons debates 

8 Jul

May I associate myself with the Prime Minister’s remarks about the families of the victims of Tunisia, particularly the family of my constituent, Sue Davey? In the past three years, unemployment in Tamworth has fallen faster than anywhere...


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