Monthly Archives: February 2016

Rule Change Means British Jobs Need Not be Advertised Aboard

Conservative MEP Anthea McIntyre has secured key amendments to rules governing a Europe-wide job website used by EU migrants seeking work in Britain. The European Parliament today approved changes, which allow employers to choose whether or not to post vacancies … Continue reading

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Communities Urged to Celebrate First Ever Staffordshire Day

Community groups from across the county are being invited to join in the celebrations for the county’s first ever Staffordshire Day. Staffordshire Day will take place on Sunday 1 May and is set to become an annual fixture on the … Continue reading

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Staffordshire Police Signs £100m IT Deal with Boeing

A £100m IT contract with defence firm Boeing will put Staffordshire Police at the “forefront of policing in the UK”, the force said. The partnership will see an upgrade to the force’s IT systems, police and crime commissioner Matthew Ellis … Continue reading

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New Guides Launched to Help Improve Health at Home for Older People

Free resources aimed at the housing sector and improving end of life care have been published. The Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN), with support from Public Health England (PHE), has published 2 practical resources aimed at improving the … Continue reading

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Tamworth’s Local Plan is Adopted

Tamworth’s Local Plan, the framework for future growth and development in the borough up until 2031, has been formally adopted. The Plan has been in development for seven years and has been the subject of extensive consultation – both with … Continue reading

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Armed Forces to Pay Tribute on 25th Anniversary of First Gulf War

The Armed Forces will this week pay tribute to the thousands of servicemen and women who fought in the First Gulf War with a series of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the conflict. On Friday, His Royal Highness … Continue reading

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Biggest Ever Programme of Outdoor Events Revealed for 2016

Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events team has unveiled its biggest ever programme of outdoor events, promising an exciting jam-packed year of fun activities for the whole family. The 2016 calendar includes the return of all the popular favourites, such … Continue reading

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