Category Archives: Community

Flog Your Rubbish for Cash

Are you sitting on a small fortune in household waste? Stop throwing out your old loo roll tubes, jam jars and wine corks – you might be flushing cash down the toilet. MoneySavingExpert.com says that there are people out there … Continue reading

Posted in Community, UK | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Home Secretary Announces Action Plan to Tackle Acid Attacks

Victims and survivors will be at the centre of a new government strategy aimed at reducing the number and impact of acid attacks. As part of the action plan, the Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) guidance to prosecutors will be reviewed … Continue reading

Posted in Community, England, Health, Parliament | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sexual Grooming Arrest after Altercation in Tamworth

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual grooming of a child following reports of an altercation, Staffordshire Police said. The 49-year-old man was arrested in Hockley, Tamworth on Friday night. An incident occurred between the man and … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Staffordshire, Tamworth | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Tamworth Aiming to Reach Dementia Friends Target of 3,000

A staggering two million people across the UK have united against dementia by becoming ‘Dementia Friends’ – and Tamworth is now going all out to reach its own target of 3,000. The milestone UK-wide achievement was recently revealed by the … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew James, Borough / County Council, Community, Health, Tamworth, UK | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Help Shape the Future of Policing in Tamworth

People aged 18 and over in Tamworth are being urged to step forward to join their local Safer Neighbourhood Panel (SNP) to help hold the Local Police Commander to account and look at wider criminal justice and community safety issues … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Staffordshire, Tamworth | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet Your Mercian Ward Councillors This Saturday

Tamworth Borough Council’s Mercian ward councillors will be holding their next residents surgery on Saturday 8th July. The monthly surgery will take place at Tamworth Rugby Club in Wigginton Park from 11am until noon.  The meetings are well attended by … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew James, Borough / County Council, Community, Tamworth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Councillors to Review Fire Safety in Tamworth

A special meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee has been called to review the policies and procedures for fire safety within all council-owned blocks of flats in Tamworth. At their last meeting on June 22, members of the … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew James, Borough / County Council, Community, England, Health & Safety, Tamworth | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment