JOHN HARPER recalls the remarkable life of Dr Alfred Sculthorpe, who was five times mayor of his adopted town of Tamworth.
Tamworth's best pub, restaurant, shop and market stall, as voted for by the public, has been announced by Christopher Pincher MP.
POLICE have responded to a collision on a busy road in Tamworth that has left debris on the carriageway.
TROUBLESOME youngsters in Stonydelph have been warned they will pay the price for antisocial behaviour as police adopt a 'zero-tolerance' approach.
A classic car enthusiast from Tamworth is the only woman to reach the grand final of a nationwide competition to find the UK's 'Restorer of the Year'.
BUDDING singers and songwriters are being given the opportunity to unleash their talents on Tamworth's most famous stage this summer as part of the borough council's huge year-long celebration of the arts.
WARREN James, the jewellery outlet store will soon be opening up a brand new store in Ankerside Shopping Centre.
A TAMWORTH coach driver who crashed in France while carrying dozens of school children and teachers from the West Midlands has been found guilty of manslaughter.
RAILWAY tracks are not playgrounds – that’s the message from British Transport Police (BTP) ahead of the Easter school holidays.
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YOUNGSTERS are being invited to hop along to Ankerside Shopping Centre next week for fun with the Easter Bunny.
A popular restaurant in Tamworth is set to receive four additional dishes to its menu, as part of a nationwide change for the company.
A Royal Navy sailor from Tamworth has begun a nationwide fund-raising journey in style - by helicopterKelly Turner, along with three other Royal Navy sailors, flew in a Lynx helicopter to the top of the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle on Monday...
Dozens of Tamworth motorists have been left counting the cost after a vandal damaged more than 40 cars at the weekend.
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Lambs assistant Mike Fowler has backed Tamworth to bounce back from their 6-0 thumping at fellow play-off chasers Chorley.
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Tamworth were licking their wounds tonight after a 6-0 thrashing at Chorley.
COLESHILL Town assistant Ross Thorpe says the side will focus on their own performances as they continue to fight it out on two fronts.
Tamworth assistant Mike Fowler says the Lambs are in a 'good place' as they prepare for Saturday's key clash at Chorley.
MANAGER Dave Haywood hasn't given up hope of his Bolehall Swifts side chasing down an eight-point gap on Midland Premier League Division One side Highgate United and claiming the league title.
TOM James says Tamworth's win over Hednesford Town could be considered the result of the season to date.
A game against hi home-town side Tamworth was certainly a baptism of fire for new Hednesford Town loan man Jordan Tunnicliffe last weekend.
St George’s Day – Tamworth Castle Grounds Tamworth is continuing to lead the way when it comes to flying the flag of St George and celebrating England’s patron saint in style.
Ride organisers highlight the importance of road safety.
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.
And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes ...
Well it was a little quieter here, but the cold wind was gusting fiercely rocking the boat around.
Passiontide Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd; therefore can I lack nothing.
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We met up with a hire boat to share the six locks up from Braunston and as they were all in our favour were ascended quickly.
Wednesday 25th March 2015 The search for migrants continued at a variety of local ish venues such as Caldecote, Merevale, Shustoke, Alvecote and Birchmoor.
For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you.
Passiontide Psalm 22 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me, and are so far from my salvation, from the words of my distress? O my God, I cry in the daytime, but you do not answer; and by night also, but I find no rest.
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.
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...
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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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