Daily Archives: 01/02/2013

Concession over Disability Benefits

Regulations governing eligibility for benefits for disabled people will be changed after criticism of their likely impact, the Government has announced. As a result, how, and not just whether, a claimant is able to accomplish tasks like walking and planning … Continue reading

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Love Where You Live

‘Love where You Live’ Tamworth is coming to a street near you in the next few weeks. The national campaign is part of Keep Britain Tidy and its main aim is to get people involved in making a difference in … Continue reading

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Christopher Pincher Calls for More Investigation into Fracking

Yesterday in the House of Commons, Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, called for more investigation into Fracking during the latest debate on Energy and Climate Change. Mr Pincher said, “The British Geological Survey suggests that there could be 10 trillion … Continue reading

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Fazeley Mayor to Attend National Service of Commemoration

The Mayor of Fazeley, Cllr Rebecca James, will be among the official guests at the national service of commemoration at St Editha’s Church on Sunday, 3 February, to mark the 225th anniversary of the birth of Sir Robert Peel. The … Continue reading

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Queen’s Hospital £1.5m Heart Unit to Open

A £1.5m new cardiac unit is due to open at Queen’s Hospital in Burton-on-Trent today. Funded largely by donations, the new building includes a cardiac laboratory and treatment centre.  Lead consultant cardiologist Dr Howard Why said it would benefit thousands … Continue reading

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