With funding for the formal co-ordination of the Tamworth Breastfeeding Service being cut in a matter of days, a huge group of mums came together at a farewell party this afternoon (Thursday) to mark its ten-year history.
VOLUNTARY groups and organisations across Tamworth have received a cash boost of more than £5,000 from Tamworth Borough Council.
FIREFIGHTERS are urging people to ‘Push the Button’ on their smoke alarms when they change their clocks on Sunday, March 29.
A LICHFIELD woman has been handed a hospital order for the unlawful killing of her partner at her home.
POLICE have promised that they WILL continue to have a base in the town centre after plans were announced to demolish the existing police station in Tamworth - to make was for a new college campus.
THERE are certain buildings that you expect to find in every town; a library, a town hall, a fire station perhaps a parish church.
PEOPLE in Tamworth are being urged to have their say on key issues such as online security and how the police are funded.
AN award-winning cake decorator from Tamworth is setting her sights on further glory after winning gold at two prestigious events.
People in Tamworth are being urged to have their say on key issues such as online security and how the police are funded.
A university student from Tamworth has signed up for a lengthy marathon event to raise awareness of her rare medical condition.
YET another prestigious TV accolade could be awarded to the documentary about Tamworth's paedophile hunter Stinson Hunter.
TAMWORTH residents are being given more time to get their lofts and cavity walls insulated completely free of charge – after the offer was extended until June.
TAMWORTH Borough Council is asking its customers how they get in touch with the authority, how their needs are changing and what can be done to make customer service even better.
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KEY games are coming thick and fast as Tamworth bid to cement their place in the Conference North play-offs and manager Andy Morrell says the Lambs should relish the big-match stage.
Tonight's Sam Kimberley Cup Final between Dr Johnson FC & GS Rockets FC has unfortunately been postponed by our hosts, Walsall Wood FC.
Tomorrow is the final chance for you to nominate your grassroots hero for the 2015 FA Community Awards.
JAMES Belshaw hailed team-mate Phil Trainer's versatility as he stepped in at centre back to help Tamworth secure a vital three points against local rivals Hednesford.
TAMWORTH heavyweight Ryan Hatton goes into his big fight in the England Boxing Elite championships this weekend with a warning from his coach.
IT'S given him a headache but Lambs boss Andy Morrell says he is delighted for on-loan defender Dom Smith after he received his first call-up to the Welsh Under-21 squad for their upcoming game against Bulgaria.
Lambs boss Andy Morrell believes his two latest signings have potential.
YOUNGSTERS from Tamworth RFC under-12s will enjoy an opportunity of a lifetime this weekend as they take part in the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.
ATHERSTONE Town coach Wayne Chapman says his side's 1-0 win at Cadbury on Saturday was arguably the best performance since his return to Sheepy Road.
Shire Hall Stafford Artists looking to see their works of art on a countywide stage are being encouraged to submit their artwork to the 2015 Staffordshire Open Art Exhibition.
Sir Robert Peel hospital I want to put the record straight over the Sir Robert Peel hospital and certain claims made in the local media.
Erdington Court Bowls Club 90th anniversary open day.
There’s still time to try something new as part of a jam-packed programme of free arts taster sessions being held in community venues across Tamworth.
A pilot project, which provides housing support to Tamworth residents being discharged from hospital, is to be extended.
Healthy cooking on a budget, a mentoring scheme to help people get back into work and support for people with dementia and their families are just some of the projects, which have been awarded more than £500,000.
Daniel Dalton MEP West Midlands Conservative MEP Daniel Dalton, lead negotiator for the ECR Group on the Internal Market Committee (IMCO), has lauded Conservative victories in a key vote on the proposed free trade deal with the USA.
Chris Pincher MP with the overall winners Jenny Humphries and Kate Casey of The Kitchen café in Marmion Street Local MP, Christopher Pincher, has announced Tamworth’s best pub, restaurant, shop and market stall as votes for by the public.
Magical activity days in Tamworth and Cheslyn Hay will entertain and educate disabled children.
Dig-iT is pleased to announce that it will be taking part in the Staffordshire Parent Action Network (SPAN) Information Day at the Coton Centre on Thursday 26th March between 10:00am and 2:00pm.
Shaw Taylor, the presenter of ITV’s Police 5, which ran for 30 years, has died.
The bid for more than £900,000 in funding towards the restoration of Tamworth Assembly Rooms and the development of a Creative Quarter in the town centre has been submitted by Tamworth Borough Council to the Heritage Lottery Fund.
This is one of those 'funny' comments that grace my life every so often and I guess that, not being in any way unique (whilst being unique in every way!), others in the clergy are blessed with the same comments too! It's an odd thing but when this ...
Narrow boat Millie M caught up with us, then Maffi and Molly came aboard for long ‘discussions’ over tea, evening meal and of course a couple of Guinness's! it’s always lovely to meet up with him to exchange views on just about everything.
Passiontide Harriet Monsell, Founder of the Community of St John the Baptist, 1883 Psalm 40 I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry.
Homeless anthology My short story ‘Facing the Music’ has been published in the Homeless anthology by SASH.
BBC director general Tony Hall said he took the decision to end Clarkson’s BBC career “with great regret”, 16 days after he was suspended following a “fracas” with a member of the Top Gear production team, but said the presenter had “...
The Annunciation of Our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary Psalm 111 Alleluia.
More delightful homemade goodies, a different selection this time too and most enjoyable.
ACT #30: BE FIRST There are probably very few scenarios where we ought to push for ‘first’.
Passiontide Walter Hilton of Thurgarton, Augustinian Canon, Mystic, 1396 Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, Martyr, 1980 Paul Couturier, Priest, Ecumenist, 1953 Psalm 35 Contend, O Lord, with those that contend with me; fight against those ...
"Work with a smile on your face, always keeping in mind that no matter who happens to be giving the orders, you're really serving God.
It was siesta time for these handsome sheep with a bit of quiet contemplation and a lot of chewing, baaa! Any ideas of what make this unique looking motorbike is then? This poor little rusty-ish Ford Popular had a notice in it’s window saying ’...
Passiontide Psalm 73 Truly, God is loving to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.
I have of late been spending more time watching local Badgers.
Tuesday 17th March 2015 Went to Ladywalk and had an eventful hour or so.
I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair.
I’m falling apart at the seems, another bit of tooth broke off, so an appointment was made with my dentist.
SPEEDY, the tools, equipment and plant hire services company, has opened a national distribution centre (NDC) in Tamworth which is says will revolutionise the way it operates.
BIRMINGHAM developer St Modwen has submitted a detailed planning application to extend Centurion Park in Tamworth.
DRAYTON Manor Theme Park is set to expand one of its most popular visitor attractions as part of a £2.5m investment.
TAMWORTH-based peer to peer lender ThinCats has announced an underwriting deal with ESO Capital Group.
BIRMINGHAM property consultancy GVA has completed the sale of 162 acres of land at Dunstall Lane, near Tamworth in Staffordshire.
Worcestershire PR and marketing agency grows team to work on clients such as Drayton Manor and Bovis...
IM Properties seals deal with property investor to develop more commercial property at Tamworth logistics hub...
Banking group has taken over all the facilities operated by the local authority as it strives to get more people using online services...
LLOYDS Bank Commercial Banking has announced a new agreement with Tamworth Borough Council, which will see the provision of ongoing banking facilities across all of the local authoritys service...
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There is a load of litter at the side of the footpath which leads down from the Kerria area towards Sorrel Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Juniper, Amington Report on FixMyStreet...
During most of her speech, the right hon.
During most of her speech, the right hon.
Response by Tamworth Borough Council to Leo Wu on 19 March 2015 .
On Tuesday morning a broken upright vacuum cleaner was on the public footpath at the side of 24 Calder.
Follow up sent to Tamworth Borough Council by Leo Wu on 18 March 2015 .
There has been a leather look three piece suite outside the rear of the above two houses for a period of about 5 weeks now.
The bid for more than £900,000 in funding towards the restoration of Tamworth Assembly Rooms and the development of a Creative Quarter in the town centre has been submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund.
A load of household waste thrown onto side of footpath which goes past the Kerria centre down towards Sorrel Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Juniper, Amington Report on FixMyStreet...
The West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit (WM ROCU) is a collaboration between the police forces of Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Mercia and Warwickshire to fight organised crime across the region.
Statement from Temporary Chief Constable Jane Sawyers in response to the determination of Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner on Operation KalmiaStaffordshire Police: Tamworth Borough 18 Mar
Temporary Chief Constable Jane Sawyers: “I welcome the determination the Police and Crime Commissioner has reached and remain grateful for the support family, friends and colleagues have given me during the investigation.
The National Police Counter Terrorism Network and partners have rolled out the next phase of an awareness raising campaign designed to reach out to families, to help prevent young people travelling to Syria.
We’re currently helping colleagues from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue who are dealing with a large factory fire at a premises in Lichfield Road Industrial estate, Tamworth.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 17 year-old girl from Burton.
Staffordshire horse owners and equestrian businesses are being urged to increase vigilance after increased reports of tack thefts around the county.
We're appealing for the public's help after an aggravated burglary at a home near Tamworth.
Officers investigating two 'courier fraud' incidents in Tamworth in October and November 2014 have arrested a 40-year-old man, from the Aston area of Birmingham, with fraud.
Three men and one woman from the West Midlands were today (Monday, 16th February) jailed for conspiring to commit a series of armed cash in transit robberies in the Telford, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and West Midlands areas...
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