SEEDS that have been in space are to be planted and grown by youngsters at two Tamworth schools to see what impact being blasted into orbit will have on how they develop.
ARGOS has issued an urgent recall for Mamas and Papas car seats, saying they may not protect children in a crash.
THIS year's Tamworth in Bloom campaign has been launched as the borough teams up with the Cubs to help celebrate their 100th anniversary.
STAFFORDSHIRE Police is re-appealing for the public to report any sightings of a missing man.
A MINING enthusiast is urging Tamworth residents to check their cupboards, lofts and garages to help track down a 1930s film made by a well-known movie producer.
STAFFORDSHIRE Police is re-appealing for the public to report any sightings of a missing man.
BUNTING, street parties and concerts are just some of the ways Tamworth will celebrate The Queen's 90th birthday making it a right Royal knees up.
KIND-HEARTED customers at two Tamworth Co-op stores have helped raise much-needed cash for community groups.
POLICE Officers in East Staffordshire are keen to reassure people concerned about a planned assembly and procession in Burton which is organised by a Tamworth woman.
POLICE have today warned residents to be on their guard when arranging to meet people they do business with online.
ALDI has handed over the new home of the Glascote Social Club to excited club members.
SICK thieves are believed to have targeted the Tamworth grave of a baby boy before devastated relatives marked the anniversary of his death.
TWO large-scale developments that will bring more than 600 new homes to Tamworth have been given the final seal of approval.
STAFFORDSHIRE police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a road traffic collision last week.
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Former Tamworth youth sensation Kane Hemmings is reportedly a target for Championship-bound Aston Villa.
Wednesday 27th April 2016 saw the 124th Senior Challenge Cup Final take place when Rushall Olympic claimed their second title in three years as they saw off Kidsgrove Athletic in a 4 v 1 victory at Port Vale.
COLESHILL Town coach Dave Haywood says Hereford are worthy Midland Premier champions but admitted he is gutted his side won't be heading to Edgar Street again next season.
BEN Maddox believes that his Tamworth CC side are looking stronger than last season but hasn't set any specific target for his side just yet, writes Scott Smith.
The Staffordshire FA can confirm that the Walsall Senior Cup Final between Lichfield City and Rushall Olympic will now take place at Chasetown FC on Monday 9th May 2016.
Tamworth FC boss Andy Morrell has been handed a double boost after tying Andy Burns and Steve Tomassen to new deals.
TAMWORTH UNDER-16s 28 WILLENHALL 27TAMWORTH RFC under-16s rounded off a good season with a one-point victory over Willenhall in the Staffs Bowl final.
TAMWORTH'S play-off dream may be over but Andy Morrell is determined to end the campaign with a flourish even though he could relegate someone he respects.
Staffordshire Police are warning business owners across Staffordshire to be on their guard against bogus advertising sellers.
Public Health England (PHE) experts are calling for all parents to get their children vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) when the vaccine is offered, or for them to take it up now if they didn’t have it at the scheduled time.
Staffordshire Police are warning the residents of Glascote, Tamworth to be alert after unknown offenders tried the break into a secured detached garage in Castlehall.
As our recent Positively Puppets course was so well received by the families involved, we decided that wed put on a show of all the stories that the children had developed.
Staffordshire Police have reported an incident overnight on 21/4 unknown offenders have approached a property in Reindeer Road, Fazeley and smashed the front door handle by unknown means to gain entry into the property.
Prostate Cancer UK has said British men are dangerously ignorant of the prostate gland.
Police are warning residents to remain alert after an increase in reports of bogus official burglaries, which are also known as conmen or distraction burglaries.
Tough new measures to combat the minority of anti-social drivers who use Tamworth’s roads, car parks and open spaces as racetracks will come into force from May 1, after Tamworth Borough Council’s Healthier Safer Scrutiny Committee approved them.
Not even a major military exercise could stop the Royal Navy, Army and the Royal Air Force from wishing The Queen a Happy 90th Birthday .
St George’s Day – Tamworth Castle Grounds Excitement is growing for this year’s spectacular St George’s Day celebrations in Tamworth’s Castle Grounds complete with a medieval joust and an interactive dragon puppet.
New powers to tear down pointless road signs that are an eyesore and distract drivers will be given to councils from Friday 22 April 2016.
Tamworth will be doing its bit for the first-ever Staffordshire Day, with two side-splitting roadshows from the world’s funniest clown.
Easter Season Pandita Mary Ramabai, Translator of the Scriptures, 1922 Psalm 146 Alleluia.
It's been a week of messing about with different techniques to capture a few record shots of the local wildlife that I've been lucky enough to point a camera at.
Teddy and Beans showing off their 'before and afters...
Easter Season Catherine of Siena, Teacher of the Faith, 1380 [Lesser Festival] Psalm 138 I will give thanks to you, O Lord, with my whole heart; before the gods will I sing praise to you.
cross country My short story Trials, which concerns the daily life of a struggling games teacher Mr Hartshorne, is the Editor’s Choice on Platform for Prose.
Easter Season Peter Chanel, Missionary in the South Pacific, Martyr, 1841 Psalm 57 Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in you; In the shadow of your wings will I take refuge until the storm of destruction has passed ...
Easter Season Christina Rossetti, Poet, 1894 Psalm 30 I will exalt you, O Lord, because you have raised me up and have not let my foes triumph over me.
Easter Season Psalm 19 The heavens are telling the glory of God and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.
Benjy, a regular at Mutleys, looking glam this week...
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Easter Season Mark the Evangelist Psalm 37.23-41 When your steps are guided by the Lord and you delight in his way, though you stumble, you shall not fall headlong, for the Lord holds you fast by the hand.
Birthday Boy Kaiser greeting his Mum - ready to go and see all his brothers and sisters for a party! We made sure he had a 'Birthday Boy' collar bow to wear on his bandana...
Friday 22nd April 2016 Walks round Mancetter and Caldecote have been a bit on the quiet side Yellow wagtail at Caldecote was the only new arrival seen locally.
Mix Match Bridesmaids Dresses from Watters coming soon to Cicily Bridal.
Puppy's very first pamper has to be fun! We like to start our babies from the age of about 12 weeks, as soon as they have had their complete puppy vaccination course they can come in and see us to say hello and book their baby pamper session.
Easter Season Psalm 33 Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous, for it is good for the just to sing praises.
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.
Plans have been drawn up for 40 new “holiday lodges” at Drayton Manor Theme Park.
TRANSPORT leaders have held talks with the operator of the M6 Toll over ways of making better use of the regions motorway network.
Senior councillor slams Highways England after it decided not to trigger deal with M6 Toll despite total gridlock on West Midlands motorway network...
TAMWORTH welding firm Prospot has been bought by American manufacturing group Manufacturing Technology Inc (MTI).
A DRIVER who tried to outrun police in a near 150mph chase along the M6 Toll has narrowly avoided jail.
THE M6 Toll must become an integral part of the UKs motorway network, business leaders in Greater Birmingham have said.
Pay-as-you-drive route has failed to attract enough drivers since 2003 opening...
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Tamworth is doing its bit for the first-ever Staffordshire Day – with two side-splitting roadshows from the world’s funniest clown.
Be Prepared to Bloom is the theme for this year’s Tamworth in Bloom campaign – as the borough joins up with the Cubs to help them celebrate their 100th anniversary.
Tough new measures to combat the minority of anti-social drivers who use Tamworth’s roads, car parks and open spaces as racetracks will come into force from May 1, after they were approved by Tamworth Borough Council’s Healthier & Safer...
Excitement is building with just a few days to go until Tamworth’s St George’s Day extravaganza returns to the Castle Grounds for another jam-packed day of medieval-themed fun for the whole family.
A series of hands-on wildlife events which gave nature lovers the opportunity to help to count the number of rare flowers growing at Tamworth’s ‘jewel in the crown’ Local Nature Reserve was a big success – with a record number of snake’s ...
A day-long event to give dog owners the chance to get their pets microchipped for just £5 was a huge success, with 90 dogs being chipped.
The six hand-carved flagstones celebrating Tamworth’s rich Saxon heritage are now in place along the length of the historic Ladybridge.
Response by Tamworth Borough Council to R Daroch on 15 April 2016 .
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.
Staffordshire Police is encouraging residents to take part in the biggest ever poll on countryside crime before it closes next week.
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