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Four men jailed for sexually exploiting vulnerable young teenage girls 

19 Apr 18

FOUR men from Staffordshire have been jailed for a total of more than 17 years after they admitted sexually exploiting vulnerable young teenage girls in Burton-upon-Trent.


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Still time to nominate for Staffordshire Dignity in Care Awards 

19 Apr 18

WITH just one month to go, people are being reminded there is still time to nominate work colleagues, carers, friends and family members for a special award.


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Staffordshire begins new financial year on near full employment 

18 Apr 18

STAFFORDSHIRE’S new financial year has begun with near full employment with more planned business development, the county’s economic growth leader said this week.


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Smart Alert service gathering pace across Staffordshire 

18 Apr 18

MORE than 16,000 people have signed up to Staffordshire’s Smart Alert service, according to figures released ahead of the Police and Crime Panel meeting.


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Assistant Chief Constable dismissed from West Midlands Police 

18 Apr 18

A SENIOR West Midlands Police officer who was convicted of failing to safeguard sensitive documents has today (Wednesday 18 April) been dismissed from the force.


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‘Do the Aethel’ and celebrate Tamworth’s history 

17 Apr 18

THIS year Tamworth is going all out to celebrate the life of one of the most powerful and influential women in Anglo-Saxon England – and we want you to help spread the word about this great local legend.


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Countdown is on to medieval-themed St George’s Day fun this Saturday 

17 Apr 18

TAMWORTH’S popular St George’s Day extravaganza is back for 2018 and will take over the Castle Grounds with medieval themed fun for the whole family, this Saturday, April 21 from 10am – 5pm.


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Borough Council Election cancelled for Glascote Ward 

17 Apr 18

THE election for a Borough Councillor to represent the Glascote Ward has now been postponed.


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Chris Pincher MP: Why we were right to act in Syria 

16 Apr 18

CHRISTOPHER Pincher, the Member of Parliament for Tamworth has released a statement in relation to the Military action in Syria.


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Little sunshine’s to head to Stay & Play next week 

16 Apr 18

CHILDREN of Tamworth are invited to the town’s shopping centre next week for summer-themed fun and games at its monthly playtime event.


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Shopping centre shortlisted for top retail marketing award 

16 Apr 18

TAMWORTH’S shopping centre has been shortlisted in two categories of an awards scheme dedicated to recognising and rewarding effective shopping and town centre within retail property.


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Fancy a roaring 20% discount off tickets to the Reluctant Dragon? 

16 Apr 18

THERE is more to shout and cheer about at the celebrations for the St George’s Day event on April 21, with a roaring bargain of 20% off all tickets to the Reluctant Dragon performance coming to Dosthill Park this June.


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9 out of 10 children allocated their first choice for Primary School 

16 Apr 18

NINE out of 10 children in Staffordshire have been allocated their first choice primary school, thanks to millions of pounds of investment into schools in Staffordshire.


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Peel Road Runners take over organisation of Gate Gallop 10km Charity run 

16 Apr 18

FOR many years, Peel Road Runners have had a long-standing relationship with the organisers of the Tamworth Gate Gallop 10km charity event and in 2018, they take on the organisation.


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Tamworth community group in Guinness World Record bid for Staffordshire Day 

16 Apr 18

GROWING community interest group Tamworth Community Together CIC will attempt to set the record for the world’s biggest oatcake in celebration of Staffordshire Day on Tuesday, May 1.


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Tudor House Ladies Day supports Team Tilly 

16 Apr 18

A CHARITY Ladies Day took place at Tudor House Cafe on Lichfield Street on Saturday 14 April in aid of Tamworth girl, Tilly Sweet.


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Space returns to Tamworth for summer 2018 

15 Apr 18

SPACE returns to Tamworth this summer – with the promise of more activities, for a broader range of youngsters.


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Campaign encourages people to talk honestly about death and dying 

15 Apr 18

A LOCAL Lichfield woman is backing a campaign encouraging people to speak openly and honestly about death and dying.


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A home fit for CHIMP-ions at Twycross Zoo! 

15 Apr 18

THE countdown is on for the unveiling of Chimpanzee Eden at Twycross Zoo! The award-winning conservation charity based in the heart of England has created a new habitat for its chimpanzees, as part of its ambitious £55m Masterplan to become a …


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Like Photography? WIN a ‘money can’t buy’ prize! 

14 Apr 18

WHETHER you are a budding photographer or just someone with an interest in Photography, you could WIN and EXCLUSIVE ‘money can’t buy’ prize right here on Tamworth Informed! World-renowned photographer, Dafna Yosha opens her first solo European…


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New cash help given to voluntary groups across Tamworth 

13 Apr 18

VOLUNTARY, arts and sports groups across Tamworth have received a collective cash boost of nearly £8,000 from Tamworth Borough Council.


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Men sentenced in connection with Atherstone Murder 

13 Apr 18

FOLLOWING an investigation by Warwickshire Police, two men have been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a man from New Arley.


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More Syrian refugees arrive in Staffordshire 

12 Apr 18

More Syrian refugees have arrived in Staffordshire, as part of a pledge by the county council to accommodate families under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Scheme (VPS).


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Police and Crime Commissioner highlights mental health impact on policing 

12 Apr 18

STAFFORDSHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis, will discuss the huge effect mental health has on society with experts at Staffordshire University this week.


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Legendary DJ flys in to support Tamworth Carnival 

12 Apr 18

ONE of the true legends of the music scene in the 70’s through to the 90’s flew into the UK last week, whilst en route to Japan to promote the Together 4 Tamworth Carnival on 2 nd of June.