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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.

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.

Centre manager retires after 36 years at Ankerside Shopping Centre 

21 Jun 18

ANKERSIDE Shopping Centre is preparing to bid farewell to its centre manager, who this week will be retiring after almost four decades of duties at the Tamworth retail hub.

Hanging baskets brighten up town centre 

20 Jun 18

The busy West Bromwich shopping centre has been given a colourful summer boost with the introduction of a beautiful collection of hanging baskets.

Car parking, 18th June 

18 Jun 18

Can something be done about vehicles parking on yellow line in the Whittaker Rd/Winsford Avenue area near to doctors surgery and shopping centre? Particularly bad at school start and finish times.

Gracechurch Shopping Centre in Sutton Coldfield evacuated due to a fire 

5 Jun 18

Shoppers and staff were cleared from the centre after a blaze broke out in the basement…

Baskets to brighten up town 

1 Jun 18

Businesses in West Bromwich are to put some colour into the cheeks of the High Street – by putting in 40 hanging baskets through the shopping centre.

Around the World workshops at Cannon Park Shopping Centre! 

30 May 18

Join Cannon Park on Wednesday 30th May between 12pm-4pm for their American themed craft workshop…

Free soft play area opens at Ankerside 

29 May 18

TAMWORTH families are in for a treat, as the town’s shopping centre has opened a free soft play area just in time for half-term.

What shoppers would like to see in Sutton Coldfield 

17 May 18

The closure of Next, BHS, The Body Shop and more have left some space for new ideas at Gracechurch Shopping Centre and The Parade…

The world’s largest Primark is coming to Birmingham city centre as well as three new stores 

16 May 18

Primark’s new flagship store spanning across 160,000 sq ft is opening in Birmingham city centre, where the Pavilions Shopping Centre used to be, and will replace an existing shop on New Street and be spread over 5 floors.

Ankerside’s Stay & Play to celebrate 1st birthday 

14 May 18

THE town’s shopping centre’s monthly playtime event is set to celebrate a milestone birthday, as the children of Tamworth are invited to enjoy party-themed fun and games.

Teen attacked in Merry Hill shopping centre food court – what we know so far 

14 May 18

Terrified shoppers fled the Dudley centre after a 17-year-old boy was injured in the incident on Saturday afternoon…

Boy, 16, charged after ‘hammer attack on teenager at Merry Hill shopping centre’ 

14 May 18

Shoppers fled the Dudley shopping centre after violence sparked at the Eat Central food court…

Man arrested after pensioner left with head injury outside Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull 

11 May 18

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding following ‘altercation…

Free soft play zone launches at One Stop Shopping Centre 

8 May 18

This is one of three new launches at the Perry Barr shopping park…

These new stores have come to One Stop Shopping Centre – but this is what shoppers really want 

5 May 18

Costa, Food Warehouse and a new soft play zone launch at the Perry Barr shopping centre…

Fears retail units could be lost in Birmingham shopping centre shake-up 

3 May 18

Centre bosses said the changes would make the centre more attractive to prospective tenants…

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Lichfield Barnardo’s to recruit more volunteers to fund chief executive’s £200k pa lifestyle 

3 May 18

The new Barnardo’s charity shop in the Three Spires Shopping Centre was officially opened last week.

Children’s charity aiming to recruit volunteers to help out at new shop in Lichfield 

1 May 18

A children’s charity is appealing for volunteers to work at its new store in Lichfield.

What to expect at Costco rival Food Warehouse – and it’s not quite what you would think 

27 Apr 18

The new supermarket has opened at One Stop Shopping Centre in Perry Barr…

Costa Coffee to open inside One Stop Shopping Centre in Perry Barr this week 

25 Apr 18

Costa Coffee will be situated directly next to Asda…

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.

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.

Plans for safety barriers to be installed at Sutton Coldfield’s Gracechurch Shopping Centre 

14 Apr 18

All of the openings and the top floor of centre’s car park targeted in new plans…