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New brochure reveals four-day Aethelfest activities - Mon, 18 Jun 2018

Plans have now been finalised for an exciting programme of activities which take place across four days next month to celebrate the life of Tamworth’s Lady of the Mercians, Aethelflaed.

Knitting groups join forces to support dementia and social isolation - Fri, 15 Jun 2018

Knitters from groups Seniors United and Tamworth Knitting and Crocheting Club have continued to join forces by picking up their knitting needles to help more people with dementia.

The Last Kingdom cast visit Tamworth in tribute to Aethelflaed - Fri, 15 Jun 2018

Actors from TV’s The Last Kingdom were among the hundreds of civic dignitaries, historians, clergy and member of the royal family who came together in Tamworth to mark the 1100th anniversary of the death of one of the most influential people in the town’s history.

Tamworth draws a successful win in The Big Draw Festival 2017! - Wed, 13 Jun 2018

Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts & Events team has won a top award for an ‘outstanding event’ that brought the town centre to life with art and creativity last October.

Small Business Grant Scheme to give more start-ups a helping hand - Wed, 13 Jun 2018

More grants of between £500 and £1500 are now available to help promote new small business start-ups, self-employment and entrepreneurship in Tamworth.

Secretary of State decision on Arkall Farm development - Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Plans to build 1000 homes on land at Arkall Farm, just outside the northern boundary of Tamworth, have been approved by the Secretary of State.

Tamworth in Bloom judging route is revealed - Mon, 11 Jun 2018

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 July 17.