Category Archives: Sport

Councillors Vote for to Give another Year of Free Swimming to Tamworth’s Residents

Free swimming in Tamworth will continue for another year following a majority vote of the town’s Borough councillors that were present at the budget Full Council meeting. The meeting, which took place in the Council Chamber of Marmion House, was … Continue reading

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Food from Tamworth FC’s Postponed Match Donated to Homeless Shelter

Big-hearted Salford City FC bosses made sure no food from the club’s postponed clash with Tamworth was wasted, by donating it all to a homeless shelter. Yesterday, Saturday 25 Feb, the Ammies were forced to call off their home game less than … Continue reading

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Walking Football for the Over 50’s Coming to Tamworth

A new initiative to help people aged 50 and over stay active and enjoy a kick-about is shooting into Tamworth in the New Year. Walking football is a slow-paced version of the beautiful game, aimed at the over 50s and … Continue reading

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Government backs Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid

Birmingham’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been officially backed by the Government. The cost of staging the event is expected to be at least £750m – which would be the most expensive sports event in Britain since … Continue reading

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Legal Street Racing just Around the Corner

Could the next British Grand Prix be literally just around the corner from you? New laws come into force on Monday, 10 April 2017, that will allow motor racing events to take place on closed public roads in England. The … Continue reading

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FA to Fund Study to Examine Links between Playing Football and Dementia

An independent university is to conduct a “six-figure” Football Association study into whether there is a link between playing football and dementia. It will examine if dementia is more prevalent in former footballers than the rest of the population. Three … Continue reading

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Health and Safety at Wembley Stadium has Gone Mad

I am all in favour of safety but after my first visit to the new Wembley Stadium yesterday to watch England play Malta, I can honestly say that health and safety at the stadium has gone mad. With my ticket … Continue reading

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