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Commemorative quilt marking pandemic work to be displayed at Tamworth Castle - Fri, 27 Jan 2023

Tamworth Castle is excited to welcome a new item to the museum collections from a lockdown project that supported NHS workers.

Borough and County by-elections set for 2 March 2023 - Wed, 25 Jan 2023

By-elections will be held in the Belgrave ward in Tamworth for a borough councillor and in Watling South Division for a Staffordshire County councillor, on 2 March, it has been confirmed. Only registered electors in these areas will be eligible to vote at these by-elections.

Enjoy February half-term with a storyteller’s tales by lantern light at Tamworth Castle - Tue, 24 Jan 2023

Families are invited to enjoy February half-term with tales by lantern light of heroes and villains at Tamworth Castle on Friday 24 February.

Planning permission approved for Middle Entry refurbishment - Wed, 18 Jan 2023

Planning permission has been granted for refurbishment and redevelopment work of Tamworth’s Middle Entry in the town centre as part of plans funded by the Future High Streets Fund.

Conservation and heritage craft skills to be the focus of a new museum experience - Mon, 16 Jan 2023

Tamworth Borough Council is excited to announce that a community project will take place this year to encourage and engage visitors with the discovery of heritage and interpretation of items within the rooms of the castle, starting with the Oak Room fireplace.

New Grant scheme launched for Tamworth Town Centre Businesses - Thu, 12 Jan 2023

Tamworth Borough Council is inviting Tamworth town centre businesses to apply for a new grant to help improve, attract, and reach new customers.

Light the darkness to honour Holocaust Memorial Day 2023 - Mon, 09 Jan 2023

Tamworth Borough Council is inviting residents to honour Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday, January 27, by lighting a candle to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp.

Community groups awarded new grants - Tue, 03 Jan 2023

Local community and voluntary groups have received £5,200 of community grants, thanks to the latest round of grants from Tamworth Borough Council.

New grants awarded to community groups during the Christmas period - Tue, 03 Jan 2023

Councillors have been spreading some festive cheer by giving out cash awards across the borough to support an event, scheme or special project that brings residents together or supports isolated residents during the Christmas period.

Mayor’s Christmas message 2022 - Mon, 19 Dec 2022

Mayor of Tamworth, Councillor Moira Greatorex, said: As we approach Christmas 2022, I think it is important that we reflect on the past year.


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