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Tamworth sisters leap into fund-raising with charity skydive for… 

27 Apr

TWO Tamworth sisters are 'leaping' into the world of fund-raising for the first time in memory of Charlie Round.


Residents from the SAME Tamworth street go on coach holiday… 

26 Apr

MEMBERS of a Tamworth street have gone on a 'jolly holiday' together as part of an initiative to bring the community together and to get to know their neighbours.


Secretary of State will have final say on Arkall farm plans 

25 Apr

THE battle stop 1,000 houses being built on Arkall Farm has been escalated to 'the highest level' as the Secretary of State will now have the final say on the proposals.


Shocking footage shows Tamworth teen defending himself from… 

24 Apr

HORRIFIC video footage shows the moment a Tamworth teen had to defend himself using Mixed Martial Arts after he was attacked by thuggish father who launched a torrent of abuse during a playground row.


St George’s Day extravaganza in Tamworth GALLERY 

24 Apr

THOUSANDS of visitors gathered in Tamworth to watch a popular annual event.


Tamworth bus driver named Arriva’s Bus Driver of the Year 

24 Apr

A WHEEL-Y talented Tamworth bus driver has been hailed Arriva's Bus Driver of the Year.


Three taken to hospital after collision near Tamworth 

24 Apr

THREE people were taken to hospital over the weekend after a collision near Tamworth.


Warning to not smoke whilst receiving oxygen therapy 

22 Apr

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service have issued a warning about the dangers of smoking while using oxygen therapy after a fire at a home near Tamworth.


50 things to do on Staffordshire Day and just over a week to go  

22 Apr

WITH just over a week to go until Staffordshire Day, attractions and community groups have joined forces to create a packed programme of activities.


Trailers and metal stolen from compound in north Warwickshire 

22 Apr

Warwickshire Police is investigating the theft of two trailers and a large quantity of stainless steel sheets which were stolen from a commercial compound in north Warwickshire over the Easter weekend.


​Tamworth sex tourist jailed for tax fraud 

21 Apr

A TAMWORTH fraudster who binged on prostitutes, drugs and gambling has been jailed for more than two years following an investigation by officers.


Dad’s cancer ordeal inspires Tamworth man to take on marathon 

21 Apr

EXCITED and scared is how a Tamworth man feels after signing up to run this year's London marathon in memory of his father who died of cancer.


Social media spreads Have a Heart campaign message 

21 Apr

DEFIBRILLATORS should be as readily available as fire extinguishers in every office building, every business and every place, this is what we would like to see in the future and in Tamworth.


Villagers rally to help church near Tamworth after copper theft 

21 Apr

VILLAGERS didn't know callous thieves had stolen the copper from their church roof until the heavens opened.


First World War Tamworth chaplain honoured in new book 

21 Apr

IT was a job that would eventually lead to Reverend Maurice Peel being killed on the battlefield and see his story etched into the realms of history.


Stakes are high as Tamworth man hopes to cash in on £1m… 

21 Apr

A KINGSBURY poker pro has moved one step closer to a top prize of 1,000,000 after progressing in a national tournament.


CCTV footage released after theft 

20 Apr

Do you recognise the man in these CCTV pictures? Police would like to speak to him in connection with the theft of over 1000-worth of music equipment from the car of Herald history writer John Harper.


CCTV footage released after theft outside Tamworth property 

20 Apr

Do you recognise the man in these CCTV pictures? Police would like to speak to him in connection with the theft of over 1000-worth of music equipment from the car of Herald history writer John Harper.


Drugs and weapons seized in Glascote raid 

20 Apr

POLICE   Officers have arrested a teenager for possession of a Class A drug in a raid in Tamworth last night as part of their 50-50 campaign.


Amateur Tamworth Photographer scoops national prize 

20 Apr

A BUDDING Tamworth Photographer has won a national Wild Bird photography competition after impressing judges.


Machete, cash and drugs found at Tamworth property during police… 

20 Apr

POLICE have arrested a teenager for possession of a Class A drug in a raid in Tamworth.


mum2mum market gets it’s Tamworth launch 

20 Apr

MUM2MUM market nearly new sales have been a haven for bargain hunting parents in Birmingham and the West Midlands and now they are coming to Tamworth.


Fiesta ST stolen from Tamworth driveway 

20 Apr

A FORD Fiesta ST was stolen from a driveway north of the town centre overnight.


Celebrations as Tamworth nursery receives a ‘good’ rating 

20 Apr

A TAMWORTH nursery has been given a thumbs up with some glowing praise following a visit by government inspectors.


Tamworth care staff carried residents from blaze 

20 Apr

Drama unfolded late on Saturday night when fire broke out at Standon House Care Home.


Dangerous new craze is ‘no laughing matter’ say police 

20 Apr

Police have issued a stark warning of the dangers of inhaling laughing gas, a dangerous craze which is sweeping through North Warwickshire.


Tamworth BMX club hopes to secure future with base expansion 

20 Apr

A TAMWORTH sports club has unveiled plans to expand their base to protect their short-term future while they look for land suitable for a new track.


Volunteers wanted for IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire 

19 Apr

STAFFORDSHIRE’S  biggest triathlon is calling out for volunteers to help make the 2017 race a great success.


Pensioner injured in hit and run – Mercedes sought  

19 Apr

POLICE are urgently trying to trace a convertible Mercedes that is believed to have been involved in a hit and run collision earlier today.


CCTV images released after gnomes damaged at Kingsbury Water Park 

19 Apr

OFFICERS investigating an incident of criminal damage at Kingsbury Water Park in Kingsbury have released photos men they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.


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