Daily Archives: 05/06/2015

Active Tamworth Launches Online Way to Get Fit and Have Fun

An exciting new website, which encourages people to get fit by teaming up and tracking fitness activity against other teams, has been launched by Active Tamworth. Active Tamworth Yomp (Your Own Marching Pace) is a website specifically for Tamworth residents, … Continue reading

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HS2 Construction to Start Within 2 Years

Patrick McLoughlin has confirmed high-speed rail and Northern Powerhouse are a priority and the construction of HS2 will start within two years  in a speech in Leeds this week. Helping to end the decades old economic gap between north and … Continue reading

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Tinkers Green Regeneration Application to go to Planning Committee

The application for the regeneration of Tinkers Green in Wilnecote is expected to be determined by Tamworth Borough Council’s Planning Committee next Tuesday (June 9). The 13-member committee will consider the proposal to demolish seven outdated three and four-storey maisonette … Continue reading

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Gungate Traders Staging a Monster Street Event

Dinosaur fans of all ages are being promised a monster day to remember, when Gungate traders come together with Tamworth’s Town Team to put on a prehistoric street party. The dinosaur-themed street party will run throughout the day on Saturday … Continue reading

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Crackdown on So Called ‘Legal’ Highs in Staffordshire

Officers in Staffordshire have continued their crackdown on premises selling so-called legal highs. Staffordshire County Council’s Trading Standards, Staffordshire Police and the Newcastle Borough Council Partnership have been visiting premises in Newcastle as part of the county’s latest blitz on … Continue reading

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Christopher Pincher Calls for Better Use of Robert Peel Hospital

Tamworth’s MP, Christopher Pincher, has spoken up in Parliament for better use of the facilities at Sir Robert Peel hospital. During the first Health Questions of the new Parliament, he called on Departmental ministers to back him. He said, “Burton … Continue reading

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