Daily Archives: 30/08/2016

Finance Experts Needed for Independent Panel

People from Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being given the chance to join an independent panel to strengthen public scrutiny of policing. The Ethics, Transparency and Audit Panel (ETAP) was launched under the “New Dawn of Transparency” agenda by Matthew Ellis, … Continue reading

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UK Remains Number One Investment Destination in Europe

Britain has benefited from record-breaking inward investment by foreign companies, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has announced. Across the country, 2,213 inward investment projects were secured in 2015 to 2016, an 11% increase on the previous year.  This lead to … Continue reading

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Better Journeys on the way for Rail Passengers across the West Midlands

Rail passengers across the West Midlands network are set for better journeys with a host of extra services and benefits under plans announced today by Rail Minister Paul Maynard. Bidders for the new franchise will be required to deliver hundreds … Continue reading

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Work Continuing to Repair One of Britain’s Iconic Road Structures

Highways England recently lifted full weekend closures of Spaghetti Junction sooner than anticipated, which opened up an opportunity to reduce the overall duration of the ongoing work to replace waterproofing and repair damaged concrete on the road. By extending the … Continue reading

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New Government Advice Allowance to make Retirement Planning Easier

People planning for their retirement are set to benefit from access to £500 worth of financial advice making navigating the golden years a little easier, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Simon Kirby, announced today. The Pensions Advice Allowance, which will … Continue reading

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Burglary at Business Premises in Tamworth

At 6:00am on 28 August, two unknown offender(s) entered business premises via the rear of the property by unknown means in Caledonian, Tamworth. Whilst inside, the offenders have attacked and removed cash boxes from a gaming machine and pool table.  They have then … Continue reading

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Dementia Action Alliance Membership puts Tamworth on Road to Dementia Friendly Goal

Tamworth is now well on the way to its goal of becoming a dementia friendly community after the borough council officially became a member of the Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent Dementia Action Alliance. Dementia friendly communities aim to help people with … Continue reading

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