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News
Record turnout at Tamworth Co-op’s annual memorial service raises bumper amount for church and hospice 

23 Jan 18

A RECORD turnout at Tamworth’s annual Christmas carol and memorial service has given a New Year’s boost to the funds of two organisations at the heart of the local community.


Blog feature
This is the End! 

23 Jan 18

My tenth Christmas Journal! Finished! I chose to just end it with a large photo of the three kids looking so happy to fill most of the page.


News
MP confident passengers will see improvements to railway stations and services under new operator 

22 Jan 18

Lichfield’s MP says he’s confident it will be full steam ahead for improvements to the city’s railway stations and train services in the coming years.


Rugby
Police appeal after sickening Christmas Day assault at Birmingham’s Arcadian Centre 

22 Jan 18

The 24-year-old victim was set upon and repeatedly punched in the face…


Blog feature
Totally Thrilled 

22 Jan 18

There has been an awful lot of interest from our followers in the highly unusual face masks that Hugh, Darrell’s best friend and mentor, sent him for Christmas …….


Blog social media
30 days of human comms: day #40 the video of the Police officer playing the piano for the 93-year-old crime victim 

21 Jan 18

If you find someone questioning why frontline people should have access to social media show them this video.


News
Birmingham and Solihull residents raise £49,000 for St Mary’s Hospice with Christmas tree recycling scheme 

19 Jan 18

Residents rose to the challenge of recycling a record number of Christmas trees to raise £49,000 for local charity, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice.


News
Recycled Christmas trees help to raise £11,000 for St Giles Hospice 

19 Jan 18

Recycled Christmas trees have given a boost to a local charity.


Local news
Waste in Birmingham: new opportunities for reducing and recycling 

19 Jan 18

Charlotte Watkivs shopping at the Bullring outdoor market – CC Victòria Oliveres “Let’s try a whole year zero waste”.


Blog feature
Christmas Visitors 

19 Jan 18

Good friends of ours came to visit between Christmas and New Year, it was nice to have the time to see them.


Sport
Presentation Evening 

19 Jan 18

Before Christmas we indicated that the junior presentation evening would be on January 21st.


Local news
Local school host Christmas dinner for elderly and homeless 

17 Jan 18

On the 3rd January, Bellfield Junior School opened its doors to some of the communities elderly and homeless for a festive treat.


FixMyStreet
Rubbish, 17th January 

17 Jan 18

Hi, there is a load of rubbish been fly tipped in the area I have indicated on the map, including a fridge, mattresse, plastic Christmas tree and many more things.


Rugby
What to do with your Christmas tree – how to get it recycled for FREE 

17 Jan 18

There are recycling schemes in Birmingham – including a charity scheme that will collect it from your house for free…


News
Lichfield ‘Treecycle’ raises thousands for St Giles Hospice 

17 Jan 18

A Christmas ‘treecycle’ has raised more than 11,000 to support the work of St Giles Hospice…


Blog feature
Garden centre helps out 

17 Jan 18

We’re sending huge thanks to Willowbrook Garden Centre in Bromsgrove, who have kindly donated surplus potted Christmas trees for our new snow leopard enclosure.


Blog comment
A team line up and a pig roast: What do you know? 

16 Jan 18

Brian Clenton contacted me again just before Christmas and asked if I could round these two photos again, as he’s still looking for names and information about the people in them – and they’re wonderful images, so it’s a pleasure.


Football
First Deaf training session 

16 Jan 18

On December 1st the Club hosted hopefully the first of many Staffordshire Hearing Impaired youth clubs.


Blog feature
Save Some Money – Make Some Money 

16 Jan 18

Yesterday was officially Blue Monday, not a celebration of the fabulous New Order song, but the most miserable day of the year.


Blog feature
Valentine’s Gift Ideas For The Lady In Your Life 

15 Jan 18

We are now just a month from the most romantic time of the year.


Blog feature
Yankee Candles 

15 Jan 18

Every year, Yankee candles bring out a new range of Christmas candles.


Blog food
Review: My Vegan Travels 

14 Jan 18

Veganuary has become a badge of honour amongst those that are looking for a healthier approach to their eating patterns and for some it has gone hand in hand with the abstaining partner of Dry January.


Blog feature
So Cheesy 

14 Jan 18

My eldest daughter flew the nest a couple of years ago, but still comes home for Christmas.


Blog feature
Thirty Years Together 

13 Jan 18

I met my husband in the summer of 1987, so the Christmas of that year was our first together.


Blog comment
Highlighting the difference fostering can make 

12 Jan 18

Finding loving homes for our children in care is something that is close to my heart and I hope yours, and remains a priority for the county council.