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Tamworth mum’s frustration as thieves steal baby clothes off… 

22 Jun

A TAMWORTH mum has been left shocked after thieves entered her garden and stole baby clothes from the washing line.


Tamworth pervert caught with disgusting images of young girls has… 

22 Jun

A TAMWORTH pervert caught with disgusting photos and videos of young girls has had his jail term slashed by top judges.


​Woman hospitalised after choking at KFC in Tamworth 

22 Jun

A WOMAN has been hospitalised after choking on food at a popular fast food restaurant in Tamworth.


Water park officials ‘saddened’ by vandalism 

22 Jun

Vandals have struck again at Kingsbury Water Park for the third time in as many weeks.


Beware of fines if offering ‘free’ fizz 

22 Jun

Beauty salons in Tamworth which offer customers a glass of bubbly with their treatment, could face huge fines, police have warned.


Tamworth family elated after stolen puppies found dumped in bush 

21 Jun

AN ELATED family have spoken of their joy after their pinched puppies were found trembling under a bush by a passing dog walker more than two miles away.


Two in court over death of Charlie Dunn 

21 Jun

A man and a woman have appeared in court over the death of five-year-old Tamworth boy Charlie Dunn.


Four arrests after suspected murder victim named 

21 Jun

Police are appealing for information after a woman’s body was found in a house on Cornish Close, Nuneaton on Saturday (17 June) night.


Man arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency 

21 Jun

STAFFORDSHIRE police have arrested a man on suspicion of outraging public decency following two separate complaints from bus passengers and a pedestrian.


Cyclist in critical condition after collision near Alrewas 

21 Jun

A CYCLIST is in a critical condition after a collision near to Alrewas yesterday evening (Tuesday 20 June).


Police and Crime Commissioner calls high level meeting 

21 Jun

STAFFORDSHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner has called together leaders from Tamworth to discuss the preparedness of local public agencies to respond to any eventuality in the light of recent terrorist attacks.


Youngsters to get creative to become café’s Junior Baker 

21 Jun

A TAMWORTH café is calling for youngsters of all ages to get drawing to be in with a chance to be named its ‘Junior Baker 2017’.


Drayton Manor Park celebrates our Emergency Services 

21 Jun

THEY battle infernos, fight crime and save our lives.


Huge pile of asbestos dumped by fly-tippers in between Tamworth… 

21 Jun

A HUGE pile of broken up asbestos has been illegally dumped between Tamworth and Lichfield with council officials branding the reckless actions as 'criminal'.


Man arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency after incidents in Lichfield 

20 Jun

A man has been arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency after two incidents in Lichfield.


Tamworth shopper shocked as Disney Princess appears ‘topless’ on… 

20 Jun

A SHOPPER in Tamworth was left 'shocked' after a printing error on a children's swimming costume of a Disney Princess made it look like she was topless.


​Man pushed off bike during frightening assault near Tamworth… 

20 Jun

A BIKER was pushed off his scooter during a frightening assault near TamworthWarwickshire Police is appealing for information after the victim, who was travelling home from work along his usual route in Coppice Lane, Middleton, was flung from his ...


Lichfield man arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency… 

20 Jun

POLICE have arrested a Lichfield man on suspicion of outraging public decency following two separate complaints from bus passengers and a pedestrian.


​Boy hit by car outside busy Tamworth supermarket 

20 Jun

A BOY suffered suspected 'head and leg injuries' after being struck by a car outside a busy Tamworth supermarket.


Illegal drugs alert sparked by Skittles sweets 

19 Jun

Police called out to suspected illegal drugs left scattered across a Kingsbury road, discovered they were nothing more than limited edition sweets!A concerned dog walker called 101 after she found what she believed to be controlled drugs strewn in a ...


Huge delays expected as roadworks start on two busy Tamworth… 

19 Jun

HEAVY delays are expected in Tamworth after roadworks have begun on two busy roads leading to the town centre.


Theatre, poetry and music on offer for FREE at The Samuel Barlow 

19 Jun

THE Samuel Barlow is honoured to be one of the venues chosen to host ‘The Idle Women of the Wartime Waterway’ on June 28 .


Armed cops on standby 24/7 to protect Midlands public 

19 Jun

FIREARMS officers have been a familiar sight in recent weeks as armed cops were deployed on the streets to reassure the public following the terror attacks.


Gareth Morgan takes up the role of Chief Constable in Staffordshire 

19 Jun

IT’S a new era at Staffordshire Police, with Chief Constable Gareth Morgan leading the force from today (Monday June 19th).


Did you see BMW drive dangerously? 

19 Jun

POLICE need the public’s help to trace the driver of a grey BMW 1 series car that failed to stop for police and then drove dangerously on the A5 in Tamworth, towards the M42 roundabout.


​’Dangerous’ BMW driver hunted after ‘putting lives at risk’… 

19 Jun

A 'DANGEROUS' BMW driver who put 'families at risk' is being hunted by traffic cops after a police chase through Tamworth.


Free entry to Drayton Manor Park for military heroes 

17 Jun

THROUGHOUT the 2017 main season, Drayton Manor Park is proudly supporting the British Armed Forces by offering free entry into the park all year round to all serving and retired military personnel, as a salute for everything that they do.


Volunteers urgently required for local Macmillian fundraisers 

17 Jun

THE local fundraising arm of the charity Macmillan are in urgent need of volunteers to help assist with future fundraising events and planning.


Chief Constable says goodbye to Staffordshire Police after 33 years 

17 Jun

After 33 years of serving the communities of Staffordshire Chief Constable Jane Sawyers hung up her handcuffs yesterday (Friday 16 June) for the very last time.


Brush up on your smart phone camera skills at free ‘Focus 24: 24 Hours in Tamworth’ workshop 

17 Jun

PHOTOGRAPHS and videos depicting the people and places of Tamworth continue to be submitted to a major project designed to capture a day in the life of the town.


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