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Ankerside clothing appeal for children’s charity 

12 Jul 18

ANKERSIDE Shopping Centre is appealing to Tamworth to donate dresses, suits and accessories for a charity which is organising a glamorous prom night to remember for youngsters affected by complex health issues.


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Carry on camping! – historic Kingsbury scout group gets bumper cheque to fund summer adventures 

12 Jul 18

ONE of the oldest scout groups in the country will be setting off to camp with more than £800 in the kitty after shoppers at a convenience store near Tamworth kindly donated their dividends.


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Green is the word for ‘Sustainable Summer’ at Ankerside 

12 Jul 18

A SERIES of free, fun-packed workshops for kids is coming to Ankerside, as the Tamworth shopping centre launches its superb ‘Sustainable Summer’ campaign during the six-week holidays.


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Private foster carers urged to find out about the support available 

12 Jul 18

CARERS from across Staffordshire who privately foster children are being reminded that help is at hand in a new campaign.


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Countdown is on to Tamworth in Bloom judging day  

10 Jul 18

THERE is just a week to go until the Heart of England in Bloom judges arrive to view Tamworth’s fabulous floral displays, community projects and wildlife habitats.


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Huge Mercian Mosaic project to culminate in live unveiling 

10 Jul 18

MORE than 18 months of planning, painting, creating and crafting by thousands of Tamworth people will come to an exciting and breath-taking conclusion next weekend when the 1,400-tile Mercian Mosaic is revealed for the first time.


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Apply now for 30 hours’ funded childcare 

10 Jul 18

CHILDREN celebrating their third birthday this spring and summer should be signed up now for 30 hours’ funded childcare.


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Free family fun coming to Tamworth Castle Grounds on July 14 

9 Jul 18

A FREE Saxon-themed fun and entertainment for the whole family, including the live reveal of a huge community art project, will fill Tamworth’s Castle Grounds this Saturday (July 14) as part of the four-day Aethelfest activities.


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Staffordshire Police face increased demand as World Cup success continues 

9 Jul 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Police have said that a combination of the continued hot weather and England’s success in the World Cup saw the force faced with exceptionally high demand at the weekend.


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Staffordshire commissioning staff join national celebration to mark 70th birthday of the NHS 

9 Jul 18

COMMISSIONING staff from across Staffordshire have been celebrating the achievements of the NHS on its 70 th Birthday.


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Time capsule burial at Lichfield 

9 Jul 18

  A TIME capsule will be buried at the new Lichfield Community Fire Station to celebrate the re-building.


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Space is coming home to Tamworth! 

7 Jul 18

IT’S coming home, it’s coming…Space is coming home.


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Death of gentleman-journalist and Reliant Cars PR man who “had a sense of community” 

7 Jul 18

A HIGHLY respected West Midlands journalist who played a pivotal role in the launch of the Channel Tunnel during a distinguished 50-year career in newspapers and PR has died.


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Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables over listeria outbreak fears 

6 Jul 18

SIX of the UK’s most popular supermarkets have been forced to recall various frozen vegetable products due to concerns over possible listeria contamination.


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View from the House – 6th July 2017 

6 Jul 18

HELLO and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed.


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Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Atherstone 

6 Jul 18

WAWIRCKSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Atherstone yesterday afternoon (Thursday 5 July).


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Five people arrested after vehicle pursuit in Fazeley 

6 Jul 18

STAFFORDSHIRE police have arrested five men from the West Midlands following a high speed vehicle pursuit in Fazeley this week.


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Swim safely this Summer 

6 Jul 18

PEOPLE in Staffordshire are being urged not to cool off in potentially dangerous lakes, reservoirs and quarries, as the Met Office issues a Level 3 heatwave alert for the weekend.


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Tamworth golfer qualifies as #2 seed for American golf UK long drive championship finals 

6 Jul 18

AFTER taking on over thousands of entrants – National success and a spot at the world championships is just one drive away.


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Countryside visitors urged to take care during hot spell 

6 Jul 18

PEOPLE visiting Staffordshire’s countryside are being reminded to follow advice to help prevent the risk of fires, following a number of incidents across the county.


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Tamworth’s MP welcomes clamp down on ivory trade 

6 Jul 18

TAMWORTH’S Member of Parliament Christopher Pincher has welcomed the Government’s proposals to clamp down on ivory trading after a bill introduced in Parliament passed its first major hurdle to becoming law.


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Football’s coming home according to Drayton Manor Park’s Mystic Meerkats 

6 Jul 18

ENGLAND take on Sweden during tomorrow’s quarterfinal match in the FIFA 2018 World Cup and the original mystic meerkats from Tamworth’s Drayton Manor Park have predicted an England win.


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Plans revealed for Tamworth’s redeveloped estates 

5 Jul 18

WITH work due to begin on a multi-million pound regeneration project to build 140 modern new council homes across two sites in Tamworth, we’ve spoken to the developer to find out some more.


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Huge new mural brightens front of Tamworth Railway Station 

5 Jul 18

THE front of Tamworth Railway Station has been brightened up with a stunning new mural created by local art students as part of a multi-agency regeneration project.


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Staffordshire’s final Syrian refugees arrive in Tamworth 

5 Jul 18

STAFFORDSHIRE has welcomed the final refugee families into the county as part of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Scheme (VPS).