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Tamworth FC: Morley at the double as Lambs beat Curzon Ashton 

19 Aug 17

Tamworth 4 (Morley 16, 24, Knights 78, Reid 80)Curzon Ashton 1 (Cummins 90)Left-back Stephan Morley’s superb first-half double made it back-to-back wins as Tamworth moved up to eighth in the table.


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Tamworth FC’s Styche: ‘Trust in me’ 

19 Aug 17

TAMWORTH frontman Reece Styche is hoping his recent flurry of goals will help hush any talk of reinforcements needed at the Lamb this season.


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Tamworth FC head into Curzon test full of confidence 

19 Aug 17

ANDY Morrell was full of praise for his Tamworth team after they bounced back after disappointment against Blyth to beat Boston on Tuesday night.


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Knife-wielding raiders hunted after man stabbed in neck during… 

19 Aug 17

OFFICERS are appealing for information after three knife-wielding raiders burst their way into a Tamworth home and stabbed a man in his neck.


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Former Birmingham City keeper joins Lambs under-21s 

19 Aug 17

TAMWORTH FC under-21s have added a former Birmingham City keeper to their ranks as they prepare to kick off their league season on Saturday.


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Tamworth FC’s Jezeph is ready for battle ahead 

19 Aug 17

DAN Jezeph is desperate to get back to fitness as quickly as possible in order to challenge Shaun Rowley for the number one jersey.


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All eyes on Coleshill in massive cup clash 

19 Aug 17

COLESHILL Town boss Cameron Stuart says their will be ‘plenty of eyes’ on his side’s FA Cup clash with Bromsgrove Sporting this Saturday.


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Moving story behind life-saving device 

18 Aug 17

THE names June and Frances Turland will be forever remembered after one of the Herald’s defibrillators has been installed in their name.


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Plans for third phase of former Tamworth golf course homes 

18 Aug 17

THE next phase of housing for Tamworth’s former golf course site has been submitted to the borough council’s planning department for consideration.


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Government issue apology to family of soldier killed in Iraq 

18 Aug 17

THE family of a Tamworth soldier, who was killed during the Iraq War, has won an apology from the Ministry of Defence for failures that could have saved lives.


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Government issue apology to family of Tamworth soldier killed in… 

18 Aug 17

THE family of a Tamworth soldier, who was killed during the Iraq War, has won an apology from the Ministry of Defence for failures that could have saved lives.


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Bungling driver cut free by firefighters after lorry gets stuck… 

18 Aug 17

A CLUMSY lorry driver had to be cut free by firefighters after getting his vehicle stuck in some railings Tamworth.


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Motorcyclist died instantly when he crashed into wall and… 

18 Aug 17

AN inquest into the death of a motorcyclist from a village near Tamworth has revealed that he was more than twice the legal drink-drive limit when the fatal accident occurred.


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Man ‘struck by train’ at Tamworth Railway Station 

18 Aug 17

EMERGENCY services were called to Tamworth Railway Station yesterday evening (August 17) after a man was reportedly hit by a train.


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‚ÄčArson suspected after children’s playground in Tamworth set on… 

17 Aug 17

FIREFIGHTERS descended on a popular children’s play area after it was set on fire by mindless yobs.


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‘No crime committed’ say police after burn claims at outstanding… 

17 Aug 17

OFFICERS have confirmed that ‘no crime has been committed’ after a mum claimed her toddler was ‘dragged along the floor’ at a Tamworth Nursery.


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Mum’s anger after son ‘dragged along floor’ at Tamworth nursery 

17 Aug 17

A TAMWORTH nursery is under investigation after a horrified mum claimed her toddler was ‘dragged along the floor’ leaving the tot with burns across his back.


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A level results 2017: Landau Forte Academy Tamworth Sixth Form 

17 Aug 17

STUDENTS at Tamworth’s only sixth form are today celebrating a strong set of A Level results with many of them off to their first choice universities.


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A level results 2017: Twycross House 

17 Aug 17

STAFF and students from a Tamworth school are celebrating their success after achieving ONE HUNDRED per cent pass right in their A levels.


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Harry Potter scenes as owl swoops on Tamworth house 

17 Aug 17

There were scenes worthy of Harry Potter at a house in Tamworth when homeowners awoke to find an owl flying around their living room.


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‘We’re staying’ pledge as Tamworth’s Co-op closes top floor… 

16 Aug 17

TAMWORTH Co-op’s department store is to mothball its third floor in a move which it says will increase efficiency and safeguard its town centre status.


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Tamworth PCSO sentenced over fraud 

16 Aug 17

A former PCSO from Tamworth has been sentenced for two counts of fraud after Staffordshire Police brought charges against him for false timekeeping and claims for expenses.


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Match report: Tamworth FC 2 Boston United 1 

15 Aug 17

TAMWORTH continued to be consistently inconsistent at the start of the Vanarama National League North this season as their lose-win record continued at home to Boston, making it two defeats and two victories to start the campaign.


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Huge spike in van break-ins – Tamworth police issue advice 

15 Aug 17

VAN owners are being urged to remain vigilant following a HUGE spike in break-ins in Tamworth.


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Mercedes-Benz is coming to Tamworth 

15 Aug 17

HUNDREDS of new jobs could be created if plans go ahead for a multi-million pound Mercedes-Benz dealership and regional test drive facility in Tamworth.