Monthly Archives: December 2012

Local Politicians Pay Tribute to Former Mayor of Tamworth

Following the passing of former Mayor of Tamworth, Cllr Brian Beale, local politicians have paid tribute to him as both a councillor and friend. Leading the tributes, Tamworth’s MP Christopher Pincher, said, “Brian was a fine Mayor of Tamworth and … Continue reading

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Former Tamworth Mayor Passes Away

Cllr Brian Beale, the Mayor of Tamworth in 2008/09, passed away this week after a courageous battle against cancer. Cllr Beale, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma for several months, passed away at his home in the early hours … Continue reading

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Minister Wants Magazine Diets Axed

The Equalities minister has written to magazine editors asking them not to promote post-Christmas “miracle” diets because they pose a “health risk”. Jo Swinson MP, who is one of the co-founders of the Campaign for Body Confidence, wrote an open … Continue reading

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Minister Urges ‘Benefit Giveaway’

Well-off pensioners who do not need their winter fuel allowance should donate the money to charity, the Charities Minister has said. Nick Hurd MP said he would congratulate anyone who gave away the allowance – to which the majority of … Continue reading

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Staffordshire Police HQ Sale ‘Interests’ PCC Ellis

Staffordshire’s police and crime commissioner has said he is taking a “personal interest” in the sale of the forces former Stafford headquarters. Two deals to sell the 16-acre (six-hectare) site in Cannock Road in Baswich have previously fallen through.  The … Continue reading

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Your Memories of Tamworth Assembly Rooms Wanted

A special event showcasing the past, present and future of one of Tamworth’s favourite venues is just a few weeks away. On Saturday January 12 2013, staff at Tamworth Assembly Rooms will be unveiling the venue’s past secrets, while revealing … Continue reading

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Help and Support for People Looking for Work

Unemployed people are being urged to take advantage of the wide range of advice and support on offer in Tamworth to help them find work. Earlier this year, a number of organisations came together to form the Employment Action Group … Continue reading

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