Monthly Archives: August 2015

Attempted Burglary in Tamworth Foiled by Anti-Snap Locks

An unknown offender has attempted to enter a property in Chapelon, Glascote, Tamworth via the rear door of the premises using an unidentified implement causing damage to the UPVC door. Fortunately, the owner had fitted anti-snap locks only a short … Continue reading

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Diabetes Up by 60% in Last Decade

The number of people living with diabetes has soared by nearly 60% in the past decade, Diabetes UK warns. The charity said more than 3.3 million people have some form of the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005. The … Continue reading

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Christopher Pincher Attends World War Two Weekend Commemorations

Tamworth & Fazeley’s MP, Christopher Pincher, attended both the VJ Day Commemoration at Fazeley and the Colin Grazier memorial in Two Gates over the weekend. On Saturday at Fazeley, Mr Pincher joined Fazeley Mayor Brian Hoult, Police Commissioner Matthew Ellis, … Continue reading

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Fazeley Remembers VJ Day 70 Years On

Fazeley came together on Saturday to remember the 70th Anniversary of VJ Day and pay tribute to those who fought and died in World War 2. Fazeley’s Vicar, Rev Jonathan Iddon, led a service of remembrance at the Town’s War … Continue reading

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Prost! Enjoy Beer and Sausage German-style at Oktoberfest

Beer, sausage and schnitzel will be available German-style when Oktoberfest returns to Tamworth Assembly Rooms this year as part of the annual Tamworth Beer Festival. After a successful first year in 2014, Oktoberfest will again celebrate the German ‘bier keller’; … Continue reading

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Local MP Welcomes Plan for More Trains to and from London

Tamworth’s MP, Christopher Pincher, this week welcomed the announcement that more trains will run through Tamworth connecting the town even more closely with London and the North West. The Office of the Rail Regulator has approved an application by Alliance … Continue reading

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Diabetes Uses 10% of NHS Drugs Bill

Diabetes now accounts for 10% of the NHS drugs bill in England, according to official figures. The Health and Social Care Information Centre report shows £869m was spent on drugs for the disease last year. It marks a sharp rise … Continue reading

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