Daily Archives: 07/02/2013

HMV in Tamworth to Close

The administrators of HMV have said the store in Ankerside, Tamworth is one of 66 of the music and DVD retailer’s stores that will close over the next two months. Last week, it was confirmed that about 190 jobs had … Continue reading

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Staffordshire Born MP Speaks on Francis Report Statement

Yesterday in the House of Commons, Staffordshire born Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, praised the Prime Minister’s statement on Stafford hospital and asked how long it will take to implement the recommendations in the Francis Report. Mr Pincher said, “I … Continue reading

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Borough Council Appoints New Licensing Chairman

Tamworth Borough Council has appointed a new Chairman to its Licensing committee. Councillor Allan Lunn, a Conservative councillor for Castle ward, was first elected to the council in 2010.  He has served on the Licensing Committee since 2011 and is … Continue reading

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Help Is At Hand As The Festive Bills Come In

A service offering support and guidance to people facing financial difficulties is urging anyone who may be struggling as the Christmas bills come in to seek its help and advice. Tamworth Borough Council and the Citizens Advice Bureau work together … Continue reading

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Good Response to Employment Help Drop-In Event

A drop-in event to give jobseekers help and advice on looking for work, training or starting up their own business attracted more than 100 people. The event, at Tamworth Assembly Rooms, was organised by the Employment Action Group.  The group … Continue reading

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Drop-in Events for People Affected by Redevelopment Plans

Tenants, residents and leaseholders affected by the £21.5m redevelopment plans for two Tamworth estates are being invited to go along to drop-in events later this month to discuss concerns and find out more. In November last year, Tamworth Borough Council’s … Continue reading

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School Holiday Sports Schemes Extended Throughout 2013

A scheme which attracted more than 3,200 children to take part in fun sports activities during the school summer break, in 2012, was such a success that it is now being extended to all school holidays. Following the huge success … Continue reading

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