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When and why do the clocks change? 

25 Mar

Just incase you’re not sure! Time in Tamworth: time_is_widget.


Digital art project to capture 24 hours in the life of Tamworth 

24 Mar

PEOPLE who live and work in Tamworth are being invited to contribute to a new film and photography project which is designed to capture a snapshot of a day in the life of the town.


Deputy PCC judges at Young Enterprise Finals 

24 Mar

SUE Arnold, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire, is encouraging young people in Tamworth to do something positive and become young entrepreneurs.


The countdown is on for the launch of Drayton Manor’s brand new ride in Thomas Land! 

24 Mar

There’s not long to go until Staffordshire based Drayton Manor Park officially unveils its brand new ride, James and the Red Balloon in April 2017.


Tamworth dance troupe take home 97 trophies from national… 

24 Mar

A TAMWORTH dance group has blown away competition from across the country by winning a record-breaking 97 trophies at the UK Street Dance Challenge.


Threatened Minor Injury Units are performing well, say NHS… 

24 Mar

STAFF at Sir Robert Peel's threatened Minor Injuries Unit have been praised for their hard work and commitment as the trust's emergency department continues to perform well nationally against the NHS waiting time targets.


Tamworth’s link to the Brit Awards and Katy Perry 

24 Mar

A TAMWORTH workshop has revealed its links with Katy Perry and the Brit Awards after it was commissioned to rebuild and operate two large models for the superstar's performance at the event.


Polesworth man takes on epic journey across country for Herald… 

24 Mar

WHEN John O'Groats first landed in England from Norway, way back in the realms of history, little did he know that he would inspire someone to join our Have a Heart Campaign.


Pride as Tamworth campaigners help Royal Marine battle to reduce… 

24 Mar

A TAMWORTH Royal Marine and his comrades have expressed their delight at seeing Sergeant Alex Blackman's murder sentence reduced to manslaughter after running a longstanding campaign.


WATCH as Drayton Manor’s new Thomas the Tank Engine ride is built… 

23 Mar

VIDEO: Watch as Drayton Manor's new attraction is built in quick-time: JUST weeks remain until Drayton Manor Park officially unveils its brand new ride, James and the Red Balloon.


Tamworth’s Tunisia terror attack victim to be honoured in new… 

23 Mar

TAMWORTH'S Sue Davey, who was killed by terrorists when she was on holiday in Tunisia in 2015, is to have her name on a memorial honouring victims of the attack.


A message from Chief Constable Jane Sawyers 

23 Mar

KEEPING communities safe and reassured is paramount at Staffordshire Police says Chief Constable Jane Sawyers in a statement issued today.


Don’t lose your right to vote on May 4th – make sure you are registered  

23 Mar

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.


Ex-Police Chief Constable becomes cadet trustee 

23 Mar

THE Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire, Sue Arnold, has welcomed ex-Chief Constable of Staffordshire Police, John Giffard, to the Board of Trustees for Staffordshire Police Cadets Mr Giffard, Staffordshire Police’s longest ...


Countdown is on to medieval-themed St George’s Day fun 

23 Mar

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.


Tamworth mum speaks of Mother’s Day MIRACLE after finding… 

23 Mar

AN OVERWHELMED Tamworth mum has spoken of her Mother's Day miracle after finding footage of her 'little girl' playing with school friends almost 40 years after she tragically died of a brain tumour.


Large fire at Kettlebrook home 

23 Mar

CREWS from three Fire and Rescue Services attended a house fire in Tamworth Last night.


How do you want to contact the Council? 

23 Mar

TAMWORTH Borough Council is asking its customers how they prefer to get in touch with the authority, how their needs are changing and what can be done improve customer service and the customer relationship.


Business is booming for new upcycling shop in Lichfield 

23 Mar

A new upcycling shop has launched in Lichfield – and already has an eight-week waiting list for workshops.


Police reassure communities of the Midlands following London atrocity 

23 Mar

AFTER the horrendous incident in London yesterday, West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit have issues a statement to the public.


Police and ambulance service close road in Stonydelph 

23 Mar

EMERGENCY services have been forced to close a road in Tamworth following a road traffic collision.


London incident declared as ‘Terrorism’ 

22 Mar

PARLIAMENT is in lockdown after a police officer was stabbed and as many as a dozen people mowed down on Westminster Bridge.


Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher locked in chamber after horrific… 

22 Mar

TAMWORTH'S MP Christopher Pincher is currently locked in the House of Commons chamber after reports of a horrifying incident taking place outside Parliament.


New multi-million pound housing repairs contract signed for… 

22 Mar

A LEADING family-owned housing repairs company has vowed to 'make a good service better' after securing a 14million contract with the borough council.


Heartbroken Tamworth mum speaks of her pain as ‘cowardly’… 

21 Mar

A HEARTBROKEN Tamworth mum has paid tribute to her 'special and brave' son after he was brutally murdered by a 'cowardly' knifeman during a robbery in Cheltenham.


Author’s new ghost book raises money for Burntwood charity 

21 Mar

A new book is raising money for a Burntwood charity.


Three Burglars caught after Wishaw man-hunt 

21 Mar

Three burglars were detained in Wishaw after a man-hunt by Warwickshire Police involving a police dog and helicopter.


Off Road Bikers Reminded to be Lawful and Considerate 

21 Mar

POLICE in Tamworth are reminding vehicle owners to be mindful and lawful when using off road vehicles.


‘Super Saturdays’ come to the Castle Grounds 

21 Mar

SUPER SATURDAYS are coming to Tamworth Castle Grounds.


Trio arrested after police swoop on woodland in huge Wishaw… 

21 Mar

A TRIO of suspected burglars have been arrested after a huge police manhunt swooped on woodland in Wishaw, near Tamworth, following an evening raid.


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