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Bikers talk road safety over hotdogs and burgers 

21 Jun 18

BIKERS from across Staffordshire are being invited to a series of BBQs to help promote safer riding on the county’s roads.


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More than 80 jobs created on Tamworth development site 

21 Jun 18

A HOUSEBUILDER has created over 80 jobs at its latest development site in Tamworth.


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Centre manager retires after 36 years at Ankerside Shopping Centre 

21 Jun 18

ANKERSIDE Shopping Centre is preparing to bid farewell to its centre manager, who this week will be retiring after almost four decades of duties at the Tamworth retail hub.


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Food store customers dish out pots of cash for pre-school mud kitchen 

21 Jun 18

CUSTOMERS at a Tamworth convenience store have raised more than £600 for a pre-school under a scheme which sees thousands of pounds handed out each year to good causes locally.


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Midlands manufacturers raise thousands for children’s charity on gruelling midnight trek 

21 Jun 18

A GROUP of Midlands manufacturers laced up their walking boots for a midnight hike across the Cotswolds in aid of a children’s charity.


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The original Mystic Meerkats continue their 100% record with new World Cup predictions 

20 Jun 18

THE original Mystic Meerkats at Drayton Manor Park and Zoo, are at it again and using their psychic powers to make the next predictions for the FIFA World Cup 2018! So far the meerkats have successfully predicted the opening game for host nation, …


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Cameron Homes launches new development near Tamworth 

20 Jun 18

A NEW housing development in a village near Tamworth is about to be launched.


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PCC shines spotlight on youngsters through media project 

19 Jun 18

THE spotlight has been shining on a number of youngsters in Staffordshire following a People Power Funding grant from Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner.


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Tamworth draws a successful win in The Big Draw Festival 2017!   

19 Jun 18

TAMWORTH  B orough Council’s Arts Events team has won a top award for an ‘outstanding event’ that brought the town centre to life with art and creativity last October.


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‘Best of British’ theme revealed for Drayton Manor Park’s Fireworks Spectacular! 

19 Jun 18

THIS year, Drayton Manor Park will be turning the sky red, white and blue during its Fireworks Spectacular this year with a ‘Best of British’ theme! The family owned and run theme park, is preparing to end its main season with the eagerly-…


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New brochure reveals four-day Aethelfest activities 

19 Jun 18

PLANS have now been finalised for an exciting programme of activities which take place across four days next month to celebrate the life of Tamworth’s Lady of the Mercians, Aethelflaed.


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Twycross Zoo Celebrates Official Launch of Chimpanzee Eden 

16 Jun 18

AWARD-winning conservation charity, Twycross Zoo, this week welcomed VIP guests to an exclusive event to celebrate the launch of its brand new state-of-the art habitat, Chimpanzee Eden.


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View from the House – 15th June 2018 

16 Jun 18

HELLO and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed.


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Dragon bravery coming to Dosthill Park next week 

15 Jun 18

DON’T forget to grab your tickets for a roaring adventure at Dosthill Park in Tamworth on June 23, when outdoor theatre returns for another exciting show.


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The Last Kingdom cast visit Tamworth in tribute to Aethelflaed 

15 Jun 18

ACTORS from TV’s The Last Kingdom were among the hundreds of civic dignitaries, historians, clergy and member of the royal family who came together in Tamworth to mark the 1100 th anniversary of the death of one of the most influential people in …


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Over 8000 smiles as Drayton Manor Park supports Kidsout 

15 Jun 18

TAMWORTH’S Drayton Manor Park teamed up with KidsOut charity and Rotary International to host its annual ‘Big Day Out’ for underprivileged children on Wednesday 13th June and welcomed more than 8000 visitors for a fun day out making special …


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Take your taste buds on a real dining adventure with Namco Funscape Tamworth  

15 Jun 18

SUMMER 2018 sees the arrival of Clyde’s Bar Grill at Namco Funscape Tamworth, our newest venture with a host of delicious food on offer!   Taking inspiration from the increasing appetite for high quality and affordable dining, Clyde’s is set to…


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Secretary of State decision on Arkall Farm development 

14 Jun 18

PLANS to build 1000 homes on land at Arkall Farm, just outside the northern boundary of Tamworth, have been approved by the Secretary of State.


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Collision closes lane on M42 close to Tamworth 

14 Jun 18

A COLLISION has closed one lane on the M42 close to Tamworth this afternoon.


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Radio Royalty joins Radio Tamworth 

14 Jun 18

RADIO legends Paul Ross and James Whale have both joined Radio Tamworth for Thursday evening shows.


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Local group knit the community together 

12 Jun 18

A TAMWORTH knitting and crochet group have donated over 150 woollen items to local hospitals and nursing homes in just one day! Tamworth Knitting and Crocheting Club meet at the Sunset Close Community Room on Monday afternoons between 12.00pm and 3.


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Small Business Grant Scheme to give more start-ups a helping hand 

12 Jun 18

MORE grants of between £500 and £1500 are now available to help promote new small business start-ups, self-employment and entrepreneurship in Tamworth.


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Tamworth retirement coach up for unsung hero award 

12 Jun 18

A TAMWORTH life coach who has made it her mission to help people prepare for the unexpected trials and tribulations that retirement can bring has been nominated for a prestigious Midlands business award.


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Tamworth Samaritans say gift from generous shoppers feels like ‘winning the lottery’ 

11 Jun 18

KIND-HEARTED shoppers in Glascote have come to the aid of Tamworth Samaritans by giving up their dividends to raise nearly £800 for the crisis service.


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Appeal for witnesses following disturbance near Tamworth 

10 Jun 18

WARWICKSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses or information following a serious incident in Warton last night (Saturday 9 June).


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Man arrested on suspicion of grooming offence in Tamwoth 

9 Jun 18

POLICE have confirmed that a 54-year-old man from Tamworth has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet a child following grooming.


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Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Nuneaton 

9 Jun 18

WARWICKSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses or information following a fatal collision in Nuneaton.


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Staffordshire residents recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours 

9 Jun 18

A RANGE of Staffordshire people have been honoured by Her Majesty the Queen in her Birthday Honours.


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View from the House – 8th June 2018 

8 Jun 18

HELLO and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed.


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Bannatyne Group opens new cafe bar at Tamworth health club 

8 Jun 18

The BANNATYNE Group has invested £160,000 in an exciting new café bar at its Tamworth health club, which offers members and spa guests healthy eating options in well-appointed surroundings.


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Staffordshire Police seize nearly 9,000 vehicles seized in the last 12 months 

7 Jun 18

ALMOST 9,000 vehicles have been seized by police from the streets of Staffordshire over the past year, a third of which did not have any valid insurance.


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Man arrested following police pursuit around Tamworth 

7 Jun 18

POLICE have arrested a man following a vehicle pursuit with a stolen car around Tamworth yesterday afternoon.


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Warning after smoking materials causes fire in which a man died 

6 Jun 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents of the four fatal fire factors after a man died at his home in Stafford.


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Summer Bandstand music returns with a fantastic new line-up 

6 Jun 18

TAMWORTH Borough Council’s programme of Summer Bandstand Concerts begins on Sunday, June 10 and will see a variety of bands, singers and clubs taking to the Castle Grounds stage to delight audiences on weekends throughout the season.


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Tamworth in Bloom judging route is revealed      

6 Jun 18

A YEAR of hard work, planning and planting will soon reach its climax when the Heart of England in Bloom judges take a tour of the borough on Tuesday, July 17.


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Residents invited to ‘Meet the Developer’ ahead of major regeneration work 

6 Jun 18

RESIDENTS are being invited to ‘Meet the Developer’ ahead of major regeneration work to build 140 modern new council homes across two estates in Tamworth.


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Anthony John Salons supports St Giles solstice walk with pre-event treat 

6 Jun 18

LICHFIELD hair salon, Anthony John Salons, will be supporting the St Giles Solstice Walk 2018 by styling entrants’ hair before the event to raise extra money for the Whittington charity.


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Investigation launched after man stabbed in Wilnecote 

5 Jun 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Police have launched an investigation after a man was stabbed whilst in his home in Wilnecote.


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IN PICTURES – NUE Urban Arts Festival 

2 Jun 18

HERE you can see a selection of images from the NUE Urban Arts Festival which took place in Tamworth Castle Grounds on Saturday 2 June 2017.


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IN PICTURES – Tamworth Carnival 

2 Jun 18

HERE you can see a selection of images from Tamworth Carnival which took place on Saturday 2 June 2017.


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Cadet leaders awarded Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 

2 Jun 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Police Cadets adult leaders have been given the royal seal of approval – after being awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.


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Rolled over vehicle closes lane on M42 

1 Jun 18

A VEHICLE rolling over has this evening (Friday) closed a lane on the M42 close to Tamworth.


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Art Exhibition celebrates local artists 

1 Jun 18

LAST Saturday saw the celebration of a number of local artists at the first Start-Mart Art: Affinity Art Exhibition.


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UPDATE – Man charged following drugs raid in Tamworth 

1 Jun 18

POLICE have charged a man from Tamworth following a drugs raid yesterday afternoon (31 May).


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Tamworth Carnival is almost here! 

1 Jun 18

THE time is almost here for Tamworth Carnival! After months of preparation, the carnival goes ahead tomorrow, Saturday 2 June 2018! The parade of floats and walking groups will leave Lovell, Lichfield Road Industrial Estate at 12.00 pm and will arrive…


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View from the House – 1st June 2018 

1 Jun 18

HELLO and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed.


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The amazing NUE festival in Tamworth Castle Grounds is this weekend! 

1 Jun 18

TAMWORTH arts group, New Urban Era (Nue) will return to Tamworth Castle Grounds Tomorrow (2 June) to host another day of urban arts and sports.


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Arrest made in Tamworth following drugs raid 

31 May 18

POLICE in Tamworth have arrested a man following a drugs raid this afternoon (31 May).


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Investigation launched after aggravated burglaries in nuneaton 

30 May 18

DETECTIVES in Warwickshire have launched an investigation after aggravated burglaries at two houses on Oldbury Road, Nuneaton.


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Shoppers pitch in to provide much needed tents for Lichfield Cubs 

30 May 18

CUB Scouts in Lichfield will be heading off to camp with extra tents so they can all stay under cover after shoppers donated their ‘divi’ money to help out the youngsters.


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Free soft play area opens at Ankerside 

29 May 18

TAMWORTH families are in for a treat, as the town’s shopping centre has opened a free soft play area just in time for half-term.


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Have you seen missing Samuel Murray from Tamworth? 

29 May 18

STAFFORDSHIRE police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare and whereabouts of Samuel Murray from Tamworth.


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Red robes handed over to new Mayor of Tamworth for 2018 

27 May 18

THE mantle, or red robe, of the Mayor of Tamworth has been passed to Councillor Peter Thurgood, who was unanimously voted to the role by his fellow councillors this week.


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Familiar Tamworth faces to be removed for annual spruce up 

27 May 18

SOME familiar faces around Tamworth will disappear in June, but they’ll soon be back pride of place after their annual spruce-up.


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Street sport free activities returns for spring half-term 

27 May 18

FREE sporting activities for young people are returning to Tamworth parks this half-term as a result of a successful programme of sporting events called ‘Street Sport’ .


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Staff at Tamworth company donate £700 to local hospice 

27 May 18

STAFF at Stormking Plastics in Amington have donated £700 to St Giles Hospice.


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County Council say they are planning for success across Staffordshire 

27 May 18

COUNTYWIDE plans to boost residents’ access to good jobs, healthy living and promote strong communities living are to come under the microscope.


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Custody visitors receive long service awards. 

27 May 18

EIGHT Independent Custody Visitor volunteers from across Staffordshire have been honoured by Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner for their long service to the scheme.


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Glascote ward election results 

25 May 18

VOTERS in Glascote have taken to the polls and the results have now been counted.


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Serious collision closes Trinity Road 

25 May 18

A SERIOUS collision has closed Trinity Road from the junction with the M42 Roundabout.