Category Archives: Enviroment

New Rules to Prevent another Car Emission Scandal Approved

West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton won backing yesterday from the European Parliament for new measures that will ensure vehicles continue to meet emissions and safety standards once out of the showroom. The revised rules aim to prevent another vehicle emissions … Continue reading

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Joint Works to Support Hew Homes Development Set to Begin Next Month

Careful coordination of works to support a major new homes development in Tamworth will mean a big reduction in the number of roadworks and less disruption for people and businesses. The Bellway Homes development adjacent to Ashby Road and the … Continue reading

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Public Consultation Starts to Help Shape Tamworth’s Historic Environment

Members of the public are being asked for their views on Tamworth’s seven Conservation Areas, including the opportunity to suggest actions to help preserve and protect historic features. Tamworth’s seven Conservation Areas are Tamworth town centre, Victoria Road/Albert Road, Hospital … Continue reading

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2016 on Course to be World’s Warmest Year

2016 looks poised to be the warmest year on record globally, according to preliminary data. With data from just the first nine months, scientists are 90% certain that 2016 will pass the mark set by 2015. Temperatures from January to … 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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Cows to Graze on Broad Meadow to help the Habitat

Some unusual partners are being drafted in to help look after Tamworth’s ‘jewel in the crown’ Broad Meadow Local Nature Reserve, a herd of cattle! The 20 or so Hereford and Angus cattle are due to arrive on Broad Meadow … Continue reading

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Council asks Lichfield to Refuse Arkall Farm Development

Tamworth Borough Council has responded to neighbouring Lichfield District Council, asking the authority to refuse a planning application to build 1,000 homes, a school, shop and open space on the Arkall Farm site off Ashby Road. Although Arkall Farm lies … Continue reading

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