Daily Archives: 25/05/2016

Illicit Tobacco Seized in Tamworth during Four-Day Operation Across Staffordshire

Illicit tobacco has been seized from premises in Tamworth as part of a national operation. The operation, which was funded by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) and supported by the Department of Health, saw 20 premises targeted in Tamworth, … Continue reading

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Alan Sugar Appointed Government’s Enterprise Tsar

Lord Sugar has been appointed Enterprise Tsar as part of the government’s drive to get more young people to consider starting their own business or undertaking an apprenticeship. As well as championing enterprise and apprenticeships among young people, he will … Continue reading

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Early Completion for Roadworks on M6 Junction 5 Slip Road near Birmingham

Important maintenance work to safeguard the M6 slip roads near Castle Bromwich in Birmingham is set to be completed this weekend – a month ahead of schedule. Highways England has been carrying out vital structural maintenance work, including concrete repairs … Continue reading

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Snooker Legend Steve Davis to DJ at Glastonbury Festival

Snooker legend Steve Davis is to play a DJ set at this year’s Glastonbury. Davis, who also presents a show on a radio station in Essex, will perform in the Stonebridge Bar. He said, “There’s novelty value of some boring … Continue reading

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Council and School Working Together to Tackle Disrespectful Parking at Cemetery

Community wardens from Tamworth Borough Council and staff from Flax Hill School are working together to discourage parents from driving into Wigginton Cemetery and parking on the grass when dropping off and picking up their children. Parents and visitors to … Continue reading

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Borough Council Cabinet Expands as Projects Increase

A new portfolio has been added to Tamworth Borough Council’s Cabinet, as the number of major projects to improve Tamworth and make life better for residents continues to grow. Following the local election earlier this month, a number of changes … Continue reading

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Government Considering Plans to Make 7 day switching a Reality across More Markets

The Government is considering plans to make switching providers quicker and easier across a range of sectors. For too long, consumers have stayed with their energy companies, phone providers and banks because they think switching would be too cumbersome and … Continue reading

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