POLICE seized cannabis plants from a home during a drugs raid in Tamworth.
EMPTY, sad and devastated is how a Tamworth family feel after their outstanding, friendly and lovely five-year-old son died tragically over the weekend.
There has been a shed broken into at a property on Glascote Road in Bolehill.
Three incidents of concern have been reported to police over the weekend in the Wilnecote area.
SWORDS, machetes and cut-throughs razors – over 300 knives have been surrendered to Staffordshire police as part of their knife amnesty.
A SUMMER of fun and games kicks off at the weekend with the first in a weekly series of free Games in the Park events taking place in Tamworth Castle Grounds during the school holidays.
SPACE 2016 lifted off this week with hundreds of summer holiday activities on offer for youngsters across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
AN 80s Tamworth band will be holding their next gig in memory of Tunisia terror attack victim Sue Davey.
THE family of a Tamworth man who has suffered with cancer twice in three years have organised a special football match in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for charity.
TWO people have been arrested in connection with burglaries in the Tamworth area over the past month.
STAFF at Bosworth Water Park have passed on their condolences to the family of a Tamworth five-year-old boy who drowned at the Leicestershire beauty spot over the weekend.
THE headteacher and staff at Oakhill Primary School have paid tribute to a five-year-old pupil who tragically died at the weekend.
POLICE were called to Tamworth over the weekend after a property was burgled, with various valuables stolen.
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ANDY Morrell says under-21s midfielder Ryan Pace could make an impression with the first team this season.
ANDY Sullivan maybe avoiding too much indulgent talk about the Ryder Cup but the golfing star's form is on course to send him to the biennial extravaganza.
We would like to make Clubs and Teams aware of the RESPECT Sanctions and Disciplinary Action on clubs for Misconduct by their players which will continue throughout the 2016/17 season.
Monday 22nd August will see us host a Referee Development Evening at Brocton FC for any Staffordshire FA Registered Referee.
Aston Villa FC say their friendly with Chasetown FC has been cancelled.
Tamworth FC have completed the signing of former Mansfield and Wrexham winger Louis Briscoe.
Tamworth's pre-season clash with Aston Villa, due to take place on Wednesday night, has been postponed.
Newcastle Borough Council currently have a number of Sports Coaching vacancies available.
A drug appears to slow the brain’s death and preserve mental function in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a study shows.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd MP Britain’s new Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP, has announced plans to tackle hate crime in England and Wales.
Highways England have announced the eastbound slip road of the A5 at Mile Oak will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, on Friday 29 July for barrier repairs.
Foodles Production (UK) Ltd has today pleaded guilty to failing to protect actors and workers following an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured during the filming of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Huge congratulations to all the staff at Lakeside Primary School , Glascote for gaining Enhanced Dyslexia Friendly Status in March of this year.
Business people across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being offered the chance to play a pivotal role in local policing in their community.
One of Tamworth’s best-loved parks is hoping to claim gold in a brand-new Heart of England in Bloom category.
Dropping your smartphone when taking a selfie could soon be less risky, says specialist glass maker Corning.
Commuters and shoppers heading to central Birmingham this weekend may face delays, as the A38(M) Aston Expressway and M6 junction 6 are closed for repairs and will not reopen until 6am on Monday.
People in Staffordshire are being warned to stay safe and take steps to protect their personal data when playing Pokémon Go, the latest online gaming craze.
HSBC will be headline sponsor for prestige honours.
Australia has called for a free trade deal with Britain following its exit from the European Union.
Shoetopia (noun) – a higher place where we are all taken when we find the perfect pair of shoes! This afternoon on Cicily Life we wanted to immerse ourselves in our passion, some might call addiction to SHOES! It’s so easy to love shoes.
Brooke Foss Westcott, Bishop of Durham, Teacher of the Faith, 1901 [Commemoration] Psalm 119.57-80 You only are my portion, O Lord; I have promised to keep your words.
Anne and Joachim, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary [Lesser Festival] Psalm 48 Great is the Lord and highly to be praised, in the city of our God.
James the Apostle Psalm 7 O Lord my God, in you I take refuge; save me from all who pursue me, and deliver me, Lest they rend me like a lion and tear me in pieces while there is no one to help me.
Bridget of Sweden, Abbess of Vadstena, 1373 Psalm 41 Blessed are those who consider the poor and needy; the Lord will deliver them in the time of trouble.
20th July 2016 It finally came together at Draycote Water this week.
Mary Magdalene Psalm 30 I will exalt you, O Lord, because you have raised me up and have not let my foes triumph over me.
Psalm 37 Fret not because of evildoers; be not jealous of those who do wrong.
Wednesday 13th July 2016 A few images from the week's wanderings.
Wednesday 20th July 2016 A few images from a trip to Middleton Lakes RSPB yesterday.
Margaret of Antioch, Martyr, 4th century Bartolomé de las Casas, Apostle to the Indies, 1566 Psalm 34 I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall ever be in my mouth.
A piece I wrote about a perfect day in Shropshire View of Shropshire countryside from Hawkstone Park The sun sparkles on the Severn.
Here’s another of our “I Chose Cicily” blog’s, with the lovely Laura sharing her real bride story.
Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa, and his sister Macrina, Deaconess, Teachers of the Faith, c.394 and c.379 Psalm 32 Happy the one whose transgression is forgiven, and whose sin is covered.
Potteries author Lisa Blower My review of Lisa Blower’s Stoke-on-Trent-based novel Sitting Ducks has been published on Structo literary magazine’s website here.
Elizabeth Ferard, first Deaconess of the Church of England, Founder of the Community of St Andrew, 1883 Psalm 27 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom then shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom then shall I be afraid? When ...
NATIONAL furniture brand DFS has signed up to a major letting in Tamworth in a move that will create 40 jobs.
Bathroom firm HiB signs deal with IM Properties to pre-let 80,000 sq ft of space on business park near Tamworth...
A STAFFORDSHIRE care centre specialising in support for elderly people has expanded following a new funding deal.
AN £80m-turnover motor dealership in the West Midlands has been acquired in a major deal.
PEOPLE in Tamworth are being asked for their views on plans to improve the gateway areas between the railway station and the town centre.
Developers of Mill Green Designer Outlet Village, which hopes to attract the likes of Ralph Lauren and Lacoste to Cannock, are in talks with M6 Toll...
Businesses in Lichfield and Burntwood are being invited to take part in a free photoshoot to help boost trade across the region.
WHETHER the M6 Toll should be made free to use during emergencies is set to be debated in the House of Commons today.
DRAYTON Manor Park has appointed more than 450 jobs in its latest seasonal recruitment drive.
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Tamworth Voices choir drew a large crows at the weekend as they entertained audiences on a sunny afternoon in the Castle Grounds.
One of Tamworth’s best-loved parks is hoping to claim gold in a brand-new Heart of England in Bloom category.
Tamworth’s herd of replica pigs has been such a hit with residents and visitors that it has been decided to leave the perfect porkers in place until they reach the end of their natural life span.
It’s time to sign up for a walk in which men and women of Tamworth are being encouraged to pull on high heels and walk a mile to raise money for a domestic abuse charity.
If you’re planning to enter our Tamworth in Bloom competitions for green-fingered gardeners or pub landlords, there’s now just two weeks left before entries close.
A hard-hitting operation aimed at tackling underage drinking and helping young school leavers to enjoy themselves in safety is taking to the streets of Tamworth for the sixth year this summer.
The fridge/freezer has been left outside the rear of 73/74 Carcroft and has been there for at least a week.
You could be eligible for a government scheme which offers full grants for central heating systems, new boilers, cavity wall and loft insulation.
Response by Tamworth Borough Council to Yabootoyou on 14 July 2016 .
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Burton Albion to deliver free sports sessions in Tamworth over the school summer holiday.
Hundreds of Tamworth pupils will learn about the perils of playing with fire and the consequences of crime as part of a joint initiative.
2016 marks the 75th anniversary of Air Cadets and the Tamworth squadron celebrated the occasion with a visit to Tamworth Community Fire Station on April 7.
Firefighters are issuing a warning to e-cigarette users after a man from Tamworth was left with second and third degree burns when an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pocket.
Firefighters are warning residents not to overload plug sockets in the wake of a severe house fire in Tamworth.
Firefighters and Joint Operations Group in Tamworth have joined forces as part of a pioneering pilot project to help the most vulnerable members of the community cope with the approaching cold weather.
Community Safety Officers will be giving shoppers in Tamworth top tips on electrical fire safety on Friday, November 13.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Age UK to deliver a ground-breaking initiative which will highlight and reduce home-based risks faced by older people.
With just days to go until the Open Day this Sunday, Staffordshire Police are busy making final preparations as they set to throw open their gates and host a behind the scenes day at Police Headquarters.
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Looking from Tamworth Road Bridge down the Coventry Canal in Tamworth, Staffordshire.
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