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Join the hunt and help Ruby the dragon find her eggs 

28 Mar 17

Families are being invited to take part in an egg-stra special Easter egg hunt around the great halls and corridors of Tamworth Castle this April.


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Make sure you’re registered to vote on May 4th 

24 Mar 17

The Staffordshire County Council Election is now less than two months away – and Tamworth residents are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote.


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Countdown to St George’s Day fun 

24 Mar 17

Tamworth’s popular St George’s Day extravaganza is back for 2017 and will take over the Castle Grounds with medieval-themed fun for the whole family on Saturday, April 22.


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Get snapping to capture 24 hours in Tamworth life 

24 Mar 17

If you live and work in Tamworth, you have the chance to contribute to a new film and photography project which aims to capture a snapshot of a day in the life of the borough.


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Wates appointed as new council housing contractor 

23 Mar 17

Tamworth Borough Council has appointed Wates as its new Council housing repairs and investment contractor, with the contract to start on March 31.


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Pretty Woman sold out, only a few tickets left for The Goonies! 

22 Mar 17

Tickets for this year’s Outdoor Cinema in Tamworth Castle Grounds have sold like hot cakes, with more than 1,000 people booking up within a week of the August event going on sale.


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New look and new name for Tamworth Advice Centre 

22 Mar 17

The service which provides free, independent, impartial and confidential advice to anyone in Tamworth who needs it has a new provider, a new name and more services – but it’s business as usual for the people who use it.


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Packed programme of outdoor event for 2017 

17 Mar 17

Life-size dinosaurs, a dragon, medieval knights, a flash mob, The Goonies, fireworks and a lantern parade – these are just some of the highlights of the jam-packed programme of outdoor events that we’ve got in store for you this year…


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Theatre lovers – get set for a festival of drama 

16 Mar 17

An exciting four-night run of theatre gets underway next week with the 2017 Tamworth Hastilow Drama Festival, featuring a series of one act plays by the region’s best amateur dramatic groups.


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Pretty Woman and The Goonies are your choices for Outdoor Cinema 2017 

13 Mar 17

More than 1,100 movie lovers have voted to decide the two films that are shown at this year’s popular Outdoor Cinema in Tamworth Castle Grounds.


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Knitters needed to help people with dementia 

13 Mar 17

The Tamworth Dementia Action Alliance and Cllr Andrew James are inviting knitters in Tamworth to pick up their needles and use their craft skills and creativity to help people with dementia.


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Council tenants – you’ve got just a week to make sure your rent is up to date 

13 Mar 17

If you’re a tenant living in a home rented from Tamworth Borough Council, then you’ve got a week left to make sure your payments are up to date and your rent account is clear.


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Just a few days until State of Tamworth Debate 

6 Mar 17

There are now just a few days to go until Tamworth goes under the spotlight at the annual State of Tamworth Debate.


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Boardwalk works get underway at nature reserve 

6 Mar 17

More nature lovers will be able to enjoy one of Tamworth’s Local Nature Reserves, once works to extend the boardwalk around the site are completed.


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Fancy standing for election as a County Councillor? 

2 Mar 17

If you’ve ever thought about standing for election as a County Councillor or being an election agent, then a meeting later this month might be for you.


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Aethelflaed sculpture will welcome visitors to town! 

23 Feb 17

Visitors arriving at Tamworth Railway Station will be greeted by a striking reminder of Tamworth’s Saxon heritage – in the shape of a 6 metre (20 ft) sculpture of Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians.


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Tamworth Assembly Rooms to go back ‘on tour’ this spring 

22 Feb 17

Tamworth Assembly Rooms will be back ‘on tour’ this spring with a number of performances being taken out into the community to ensure audiences and theatre groups continue to benefit from live entertainment during the refurbishment of the …


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New Tamworth Enterprise Centre to open in April 

22 Feb 17

The new Tamworth Enterprise Centre is in course to open in April as work to transform the Philip Dix Centre in Corporation Street is almost complete.


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Tell us the films we should show at Outdoor Cinema 2017 

20 Feb 17

We’re calling on movie lovers to choose the films shown at this year’s Outdoor Cinema in Tamworth Castle Grounds.


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Drop-in safety event attracts 250 visitors 

20 Feb 17

A drop-in event to give help and advice on domestic abuse and other personal safety issues was a huge success – with more than 250 people going along.


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Come and watch as Saxon sculpture design comes to life! 

16 Feb 17

The final design of Tamworth’s iconic new roundabout sculpture will be revealed to the people of Tamworth next week during a live clay modelling session by award-winning artist, Luke Perry.


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Saxon theme on the cards for new roundabout sculpture 

15 Feb 17

Consultations with more than 100 people about the design of a new landmark sculpture that will welcome people to Tamworth as they step off the train have revealed an overwhelming common theme – the town’s rich Saxon history.


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HEAT can help you stay warm in your home 

14 Feb 17

If you’re struggling to pay your energy bills and having trouble staying warm in your home, help and advice is available from our free HEAT number.


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Drop-in event to offer help and advice on domestic abuse and staying safe 

6 Feb 17

An information day is taking place in the town centre next Tuesday (February 14) to raise awareness of domestic abuse and the help which is available to both victims and perpetrators.


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Get voting and make our attractions the winners! 

2 Feb 17

Tamworth Borough Council has been shortlisted for another two top awards in a Midlands-wide competition recognising the best of the best in arts and entertainment – and your votes are now needed to bring the titles home.