Monthly Archives: December 2013

What Does the Labour Party Have Against Poundland?

What does the local Labour Party have against Poundland and everybody who shops there? At the recent Tamworth Borough Council State of the Borough debate, the Leader of the Labour group said that Poundland brings the wrong sort of people … Continue reading

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Residents Urged to Appeal Against Hospital Parking Fines

Tamworth residents who have received car-parking fines at the Sir Robert Peel Hospital are being urged to appeal against them, following an announcement that the car parking system will be reviewed. The call comes from Councillor Andrew James, Chairman of the … Continue reading

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£30 Tablet Goes on Sale in UK

A tablet costing £30 has gone on sale in the UK. The UbiSlate 7Ci, made by UK-based company Datawind, is the commercial version of the Aakash 2 tablet, which was originally launched in India.  There, the tablet is mainly used … Continue reading

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Tourist Walks off Australia Pier While Checking Facebook

A Taiwanese tourist had to be rescued after accidentally walking off a pier in the Australian city of Melbourne while checking her Facebook page. The woman tumbled from St Kilda’s pier into Port Phillip Bay late on Monday night.  Police … Continue reading

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Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust to be Dissolved

The Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust that runs the scandal-hit Stafford Hospital and provides healthcare for people in Stafford, Cannock, Rugeley and the surrounding areas, covering a total population of about 275,000 people, is to be dissolved. The Trust has been … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Everybody

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Campaign to Make Tamworth’s Town Centre Safer

A safety campaign aimed at providing useful help and information, as well as reducing crime, will be taking to the streets of Tamworth on the night of Friday December 20. Operation Safer Nights Plus will see more than 50 staff … Continue reading

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