Monthly Archives: May 2015

Burton Hospitals Trust Release Statement on Sir Robert Peel Hospital Day Case Theatre

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has released the following statement regarding the future of the day case theatre at Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital. “In February 2015, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust concluded initial public engagement on reconfiguration of its surgical services.  One of … Continue reading

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Heatwave Coming Our Way Next Week

Britain will enjoy a heatwave this week as rain and gale-force winds give way to blazing sunshine. Temperatures are set to soar to 28C (82F) next weekend as the country sizzles in fine weather which will rival holiday resorts in … Continue reading

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English Votes for English Laws

Plans to give MPs from English constituencies an effective veto on laws affecting only England were announced in Parliament during this week’s Queen’s Speech. Downing Street said it would press ahead with plans for so-called “English votes for English laws” … Continue reading

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Inspector to Hold Examination on Tamworth’s New Local Plan

The examination of Tamworth’s Local Plan, a blueprint for housing and employment development in the borough up until 2031, is being held at Tamworth Borough Council’s offices from Tuesday June 16 to Friday June 26. The examination hearings will allow … Continue reading

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New App Launches Making Council Services Available on the Move

People looking to access council services whilst on the move can now do so on a brand new App. Finding out about school closures, reporting highways issues, ordering an extra bin and managing council tax payments are some of the … Continue reading

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Tamworth Police Appeal – Distraction Burglaries

Through intelligence, it is predicted that in June 2015 there will be an increase in Distraction and Bogus Official Burglaries across Tamworth. Offenders will pose as Water or Gas Board Officials, and gain entry into the homes of our elderly … Continue reading

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David Cameron Hits Out at 10% Pay Rise for MPs

David Cameron has said he wants the body that sets MP’s pay to reconsider proposals for a more-than 10% pay rise later this year. “He wants IPSA to reconsider,” the PM’s spokesman told reporters at a regular Westminster media briefing.  … Continue reading

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