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Food and Drink Festival is coming to town! - Thu, 29 Jul 2021

The newly revamped Tamworth Market is hosting a Food and Drink Festival this October, offering a wide host of edible delights for visitors to the town centre this autumn.

Top shows and new menu return to the Tamworth Assembly Rooms this summer - Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Tamworth Assembly Rooms is set to host its first live show after being closed since the start of lockdown restrictions. The Claymore Lounge café also welcomed back customers last week having also being closed for many months.

Former Tamworth councillor recognised for his services with Honorary Alderman award - Tue, 27 Jul 2021

A committed and longstanding Tamworth Borough Councillor has been awarded the title of ‘Honorary Alderman’ as recognition for his services to Tamworth.

Pandemic recovery plans to be discussed by Cabinet - Wed, 21 Jul 2021

Members of Tamworth Borough Council’s Cabinet will meet next week to discuss a range of measures being proposed to ensure the authority remains fit for the future, while protecting vital services for the town’s residents as we look to recovery from the pandemic.

New plans revealed for town centre thanks to ‘Welcome Back’ funding - Wed, 21 Jul 2021

A new augmented reality trail will be developed for Tamworth town centre as part of new funding to be spent on encouraging people back to the high street in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

New trees in Castle Grounds damaged again in vandal attack - Tue, 20 Jul 2021

A new tree planting scheme to enhance the tree diversity and amenity value in the Castle Grounds, has sadly been vandalised for the second time.

Fantastic new Castle Grounds play area opening soon! - Mon, 19 Jul 2021

Work to create a fantastic new £375,000 adventure playground in the heart of Tamworth’s Castle Grounds is now in its final stages of completion.

Tenants evicted after years of Anti-Social Behaviour - Mon, 19 Jul 2021

Tamworth Borough Council has been supported by Staffordshire Police with the eviction of two tenants found to be guilty of persistent anti-social behaviour by the courts, as a week of national action is launched with ASB Awareness Week.

Walk-In Covid Testing Deployed in Tamworth After National Scheme Struggles With High Demand - Fri, 16 Jul 2021

A walk-in Covid Mobile Testing Unit opens in Tamworth tomorrow (Friday) to help more people get a PCR test – after high demand limited booking via the national portal.

Extra pop-ups on hand to help Tamworth’s push to get fully vaccinated - Thu, 15 Jul 2021

The local college and Ankerside Shopping Centre are set to join two other vaccine pop-ups clinics in Tamworth as residents are urged to rush to get both their Covid jabs without delay.


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