Category Archives: Enviroment

Supermarkets Urged to Introduce Plastic-Free Aisle

Supermarkets are being urged to reduce the amount of plastic used in food packaging, in a bid to fight the tonnes of waste packaging clogging up the world’s oceans. Sian Sutherland, co-founder of campaign group A Plastic Planet, told Sky … Continue reading

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Tamworth in Bloom Judging Route Revealed

A year of hard work, planning and planting will soon reach its climax when the Heart of England in Bloom judges take a tour of the borough on Tuesday 18th July. Residents are being encouraged to get involved with making … Continue reading

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Have Your Say on Staffordshire’s Roads

Staffordshire County Council are asking residents to have their say on Staffordshire’s road network and play their part in future improvements through a survey issued this week. A sample of 3,300 Staffordshire residents is being issued with the National Highways … Continue reading

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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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