Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cadet Scheme Recruiting in Tamworth

Youngsters in the Tamworth area can now apply to join the newest unit of Staffordshire Police Cadets. The Cadet scheme was initiated by Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis to strengthen links between the police and young people and … Continue reading

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Tamworth Awarded £2.95m Grant Funding for Creative Quarter Project

Ambitious plans to regenerate Tamworth town centre with the development of a new Creative Quarter have taken a giant leap forward, with the announcement that the project has been awarded £2.95 million in grant funding. The funding has been awarded … Continue reading

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Created In Tamworth Has New Tenants

Three new tenants have moved in to the Created In Tamworth shop in Market Street – and are looking forward to welcoming new customers and building up their creative businesses. Theresa Chiles has brought the upcycling ethos to Created In … Continue reading

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Local MP Discusses Hospital Changes with Health Chief

Tamworth’s Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, last week met with the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT), Les Lawrence, to champion the concerns of local residents about potential healthcare changes. HEFT … Continue reading

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Broadmeadow Conservation Needs Volunteers

A call has gone out for environmentally minded volunteers to join a new group to help conserve and maintain Tamworth’s newest Local Nature Reserve. The 61-acre Broadmeadow is sited on the island between the two channels of the River Tame, … Continue reading

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Christophr Pincher Calls for Clarity on HS2 Stock Maintenance Depot

MP for Tamworth, Christopher Pincher, last week sought clear confirmation from ministers that there are no plans to move the HS2 stock maintenance depot, planned for a site at Washwood Heath, to another location. His call came after prominent Labour … Continue reading

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Popular Fitness Programme Saved from Closure

A well-used fitness programme aimed at people who may never have used a gym before or who have been referred for exercise by their GP across Tamworth has been saved from closure after its funding ended. The Active Recovery Exercise … Continue reading

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