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Get fit and sporty this year with castle grounds activities - Fri, 01 Feb 2019

The Castle Grounds Activity Centre is inviting residents to get more physically active this year and try free weekly activities, every Monday to Friday. 

Future of Tamworth town centre at heart of new campaign - Thu, 31 Jan 2019

Businesses, residents and visitors are being asked ‘what’s next?’ for Tamworth town centre as part of a new campaign to explore how it can evolve and grow for the future.

Enjoy more special events at Tamworth Castle - Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Hunt for dragons, seek out their eggs and step back in time to learn about medieval life, in a variety of fun-packed family activities this season at Tamworth Castle.

Helping to keep children safe online talks coming to Tamworth schools - Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Advice for staying safe online is being delivered to hundreds of primary school children across Tamworth over the next few weeks as part of activities surrounding the 2019 Safer Internet Day and special event at Ankerside Shopping Centre.

Save the dates as popular outdoor events return for 2019 - Tue, 22 Jan 2019

Dragons, jousting, cinema under the stars, family fun, live music and fireworks are all back as part of Tamworth Borough Council’s 2019 programme of outdoor events.

Funding of £70,000 now available for voluntary groups across Tamworth - Tue, 22 Jan 2019

Voluntary organisations across Tamworth are now able to apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000 to support individuals, families and children in Tamworth, thanks to a new cash £70,000 boost.

Free energy saving advice on offer in town centre event - Mon, 21 Jan 2019

Residents are being offered free advice and information on saving money and keeping warm in the home at a mobile ‘Fantastic Home Exhibition’ in St. Editha’s Square on Tuesday, January 22, from 10am to 2pm.

Views sought on new planning design guidance for Tamworth - Fri, 18 Jan 2019

Views are being sought on a new set of design principles which have been drawn up to ensure that any new development proposed within Tamworth respects its character while improving the local area.

The lasting legacy of Arts in Unusual Spaces - Thu, 17 Jan 2019

An ambitious two-year project which brought art to unusual spaces across Tamworth has been nominated for an award in a Midlands-wide competition recognising the best of the best in arts and entertainment.

Work progressing to refurbish historic Tamworth theatre - Thu, 17 Jan 2019

This year will see the launch of a new-look, modern theatre for the people of Tamworth and its visitors to enjoy as Tamworth Assembly Rooms undergoes its biggest refurbishment since it was built 130 years ago.