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Below is an archive of our most recent news stories, please click on the titles to read more.
Tamworth Borough Council’s Press Office can provide media comments relating to both the Council and also Tamworth generally. If you wish to contact our Press Office, the contact details are listed on the right.

Cemeteries closed in Tamworth in line with coronavirus rules - Fri, 03 Apr 2020

Cemeteries around Tamworth have been closed in line with a Government mandate to protect people from the spread of COVID-19.

Community sports groups may be eligible for emergency funding - Thu, 02 Apr 2020

Organisations offering community sport and physical activity in Tamworth which are struggling due to coronavirus may be able to get help from a new £20million emergency fund from Sport England.

Residents urged to be responsible with their waste - Thu, 02 Apr 2020

With household recycling centres temporarily closed, residents are being reminded not to put contaminated waste in their blue bins, overload black bins or be tempted to burn waste. 

Keeping Tamworth entertained at home - Tue, 31 Mar 2020

During these times of self-isolation and closure of public buildings and places of entertainment, Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events and Assembly Rooms teams are looking at ways to help people entertain their families at home.

Get creative at home designing the new Trotters Trail - Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Schools and local community groups that originally designed the art work for the popular wooden and metal pigs dotted around the town, have been invited to get creative at home and help re-design the popular pigs for the return of the Tamworth Trotters Trail.

Urgent appeal for residents not to put tissues in blue bins - Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Stickers to remind local households that tissues and kitchen roll should not be put into recycling bins will be stuck on bins across Lichfield District and Tamworth Borough.

Playgrounds closed during Coronavirus ‘lockdown’ - Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Parents across Tamworth are being asked not to let their children play on playgrounds in accordance with current Government guidance to delay the spread of coronavirus.

Council preparing to administer millions of pounds of grant funding to local businesses - Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Tamworth Borough Council is contacting hundreds of businesses across Tamworth ready to start administering millions of pounds worth of grant funding from the Government.

Parking charges to be suspended in council-run car parks - Wed, 25 Mar 2020

Parking charges in all Tamworth Borough Council car parks are to be suspended to help support critical workers and people carrying out essential tasks during the coronavirus crisis.

Reception at Marmion House closed – but help still available - Tue, 24 Mar 2020

The reception at Marmion House will be closed until further notice in the interests of protecting members of the public and Tamworth Borough Council staff against the risk of coronavirus.

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