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Fire service warns of the consequences of deliberate fire setting
PARENTS are being urged to inform their children that they could face two years in prison or a fine of up to £5,000 if they deliberately set fires. The Service is warning people that a...
Tree falls on car in Belgrave
HIGH winds have this evening caused a tree to fall on to a stationary vehicle in Irwell, Belgrave.A reader of Tamworth Informed has sent in a selection of images from the damage.Fortunately no...
Two weeks to go for PCC People Power Fund bids
GROUPS in Tamworth have just two weeks left to bid for money to help make their communities safer from the latest round of Police and Crime Commissioner’s People Power Funding. As part of his commitment to...
Youngsters measure up for Tamworth Cadet unit
TAMWORTH youngsters tried their uniforms on for size at the launch of the fourth Staffordshire Police Cadets unit last week (Thursday 26 March). The Cadet scheme was a key election pledge for Staffordshire’s Police and...
Successful year fighting the fakes and harmful products
OVER 120,000 counterfeit and illicit cigarettes with street value of around £64,000 were seized in Staffordshire in 2014/15 The seizure was made by the county council’s trading standards team in an operation funded by...
Couple ran over with their own car in north of the county
TWO people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic incident in which they appear to have been run down by their own car. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Lid Lane, Cheadle at...
Toolstation opens new branch in Tamworth
TOOLSTATION has opened a new branch within the borough last week, bringing with it, seven new jobs. The new branch, which opened on Monday 23 March, is located at Ventura Park Trading Estate, Bonehill Road...
Get with the beat and try Taiko drumming for free
PEOPLE of all ages in Tamworth are being given the chance to try their hand for free at an exciting and high-energy art form - Taiko drumming. Taiko is an ancient Japanese form of drumming which...
Warren James to open new store in Ankerside
WARREN James, the jewellery outlet store will soon be opening up a brand new store in Ankerside Shopping Centre. The Discount Jewellers is the latest chain store to bring its brand in to the Town Centre...
Railway trespassers are dicing with death
RAILWAY tracks are not playgrounds – that’s the message from British Transport Police (BTP) ahead of the Easter school holidays.The warning comes following increased reports during previous school holidays of youths congregating near...
Youngsters get ready to hop to bunny fun day at Ankerside
YOUNGSTERS are being invited to hop along to Ankerside Shopping Centre next week for fun with the Easter Bunny. The free events on Good Friday April 3 and Easter Saturday April 4 include craft sessions...
Get your free Tamworth Loyalty card and start saving!
Get your Loyalty Card FREE OF CHARGE and start saving today! You can use your loyalty card again and again to save £££'s. Here are just a few of the great savings available this week. Please click...
Have your say on how the Police are funded
PEOPLE in Tamworth are being urged to have their say on key issues such as online security and how the police are funded. Matthew Ellis, Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, is giving residents the opportunity as...
Do you know what a Red X on the motorway means?
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ALMOST a third of road users do not know what to do when they see a Red X sign displayed. The Highways Agency’s 2014 National Road User Survey shows that around one third of road users...
Do the ‘Tick Tock Test’ when the clocks go forward
FIREFIGHTERS are urging people to ‘Push the Button’ on their smoke alarms when they change their clocks on Sunday, March 29. The campaign, which has proved to be a big success since its launch in 2011...
Lichfield woman sentenced after unlawfully killing Partner
A LICHFIELD woman has been handed a hospital order for the unlawful killing of her partner, Mark Cannon at her home. Nicola Coleman, aged 40, was found guilty of the manslaughter of Mark Cannon, 44...
Cash help for voluntary groups
VOLUNTARY groups and organisations across Tamworth have received a cash boost of more than £5,000 from Tamworth Borough Council. Ten groups have each been awarded grants of between £200 and £500 from two funds -...
Would you like to nominate someone for a Be Tamworth award?
UNFORTUNATELY Cllr Richard Kingstone, the current Mayor of Tamworth will cease to be Mayor on May 26th and will hand over the reigns his my successor. He now wishes to have a last minute push for nominations...
Free home insulation offer is extended
TAMWORTH residents are being given more time to get their lofts and cavity walls insulated completely free of charge – after the offer was extended until June. Homeowners or people renting their homes from a private...
Borough Council are making it easier for customers to get in touch
TAMWORTH Borough Council is asking its customers how they get in touch with the authority, how their needs are changing and what can be done to make customer service even better. To find out more about...
Cops out and College in as plans emerge to bulldoze Police Station
COPS out and College in is part of the plans for the area around Spinning School Lane as a new partnership is formed. South Staffordshire College is joining forces with Tamworth Borough Council, Staffordshire County Council...
‘Saturday Live’ to return to the airwaves this summer
AFTER a successful first series of ‘Saturday Live’ last summer, bosses at Tamworth community radio station TCR fm have announced that the show will return again to the airwaves in 2015. Once again presenter Mike Thomas will...
People Reminded to Have Their Say on Funding of Social Care
More treat than trick this Halloween at Drayton Manor Park
Tamworth in Bloom strikes gold for the ninth year!
Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Tamworth
Fire Service welcomed thousands of people to its headquarters this weekend.
Kingsbury road to be closed to vehicles
Tamworth’s most popular baby names revealed
Kick It Out to celebrate Non League Day for seventh year running
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