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Cllr Daniel Cook announces intention to step down as Leader - Tue, 15 Dec 2020

Cllr Daniel Cook has announced his intention to step down as Leader of Tamworth Borough Council after 11 years at the helm of the authority.

Cllr Daniel Cook note of intention to resign as Leader of the Council - Tue, 15 Dec 2020

Quote from the council meeting on December 15th of note of intention to resign as Leader of the Council

Additional Restrictions Grant scheme now open - Tue, 15 Dec 2020

Businesses which are not eligible for the Local Restrictions Support Grant, but are suffering from the impact of the pandemic, are now able to apply for cash from a second fund – The Additional Restrictions Grant. (ARG).

Christmas bin collections and recycling reminder - Tue, 15 Dec 2020

Households across the borough have been sent new 2021 bin calendars, which also include information about Christmas bin collections. 

New ‘Covid Marshals’ appointed to support local shops and businesses - Fri, 11 Dec 2020

New ‘Covid Marshals’ have been appointed to help support shops and businesses across the borough to keep safe and follow current Covid-19 guidelines.

The Mayor’s children’s card competition winners announced! - Wed, 09 Dec 2020

Winners have now been chosen for the Mayor of Tamworth’s Christmas card competition and designs will now be created for two official e-cards that will be sent to Staffordshire civic heads, local community groups and care homes.

Exciting plans in place for future of Tamworth Castle - Thu, 03 Dec 2020

Exciting plans are being developed for Tamworth Castle which will enable the historic venue to come back stronger next year, despite the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the town - Wed, 02 Dec 2020

Christmas has arrived in Tamworth as we celebrate our great town, our businesses and community.

‘Let’s do it for what matters most and get restrictions lifted as soon as possible’ - Mon, 30 Nov 2020

Tamworth residents are being urged to keep doing their bit to reduce the spread of coronavirus so we can get additional local restrictions lifted as soon as possible.

Grant scheme now open for businesses required to close - Wed, 25 Nov 2020

Rate-paying businesses in Tamworth which have been legally required to close as part of the current national lockdown can now apply for a share of a new £1million funding pot.


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