Author Archives: AndrewJames

Birmingham City Fan Jailed for Pitch Attack

A Birmingham City fan has been jailed for 14 weeks for attacking Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish during the second city derby. Paul Mitchell, of Rubery, Worcestershire, ran on to the pitch and hit Grealish from behind about 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Working Together to Tackle Knife Crime

Staffordshire Police is calling on partners, parents, schools and the wider community to come together in support of a national operation to tackle the issue of knife crime. This week (11-17 March), under Operation Sceptre, the force will be rolling … Continue reading

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Exciting New Season of Events Revealed for Tamworth

Live musical shows, theatre performances, St George’s Day extravaganza, Tamworth in Bloom celebrations, outdoor cinema and We Love Tamworth festival – these are just some of the highlights lined up in Tamworth’s exciting new season of events. Tamworth Borough Council’s … Continue reading

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Secure Your Vehicle – Spate of Vehicle Thefts

Staffordshire Police are urging owners of keyless entry cars and high-performance vehicles to protect themselves from theft following a spate across the county. Thieves are targeting high value performance vehicles such as Audi, Mercedes, BMW and Fords, which are left … Continue reading

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Tamworth Residents Could Get Funding to Replace Broken Gas Boilers

Tamworth residents on a limited income could benefit from new funding for broken gas boilers, as part of the Emergency Central Heating Offer scheme. Tamworth Borough Council is one of the few local authorities nationally to be able to access … Continue reading

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EastEnders Safety Concerns Raised by Watchdog

The condition of the external film set used for the BBC1 soap opera EastEnders has led to health and safety concerns. A report published by the National Audit Office (NAO) warns the outdoors set is in such poor condition that … Continue reading

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Tamworth Residents Urged To Act Fast To Secure Their £140 Energy Bill Discount

Thousands of Tamworth residents could benefit from a £140 rebate as the Warm Homes discount scheme is rolled out to new energy suppliers. Offered by energy suppliers, many schemes are now open and operate on a first-come-first served basis.  Many … Continue reading

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