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Tamworth aiming for ‘dementia friendly’ status - Thu, 11 Feb 2016

Work towards making Tamworth a ‘dementia friendly community’ is now under way, after the proposal received unanimous, cross-party support from Tamworth Borough Council’s Healthier & Safer Scrutiny Committee.

Former golf course site – contracts exchanged with Redrow Homes - Thu, 04 Feb 2016

Contracts have been exchanged with Redrow Homes on the former golf course site in Amington.

Tamworth Assembly Rooms all set for major transformation - Fri, 29 Jan 2016

Next month marks the start of an exciting chapter in the 127-year history of Tamworth’s landmark Assembly Rooms as the venue is set for its most dramatic transformation to date.

Tamworth responds to Government’s call for support in resettling Syrian refugees - Thu, 08 Oct 2015

Tamworth Borough Council has pledged to accommodate up to 10 families of refugees escaping the conflict in Syrian and is committed to giving them help and support in terms of access to health, education, support services and housing.

Tamworth to join planned West Midlands Combined Authority - Thu, 17 Sep 2015

Tamworth will maintain a vital role in the future growth and development of the prosperity of the West Midlands region, after the council voted unanimously to join the proposed West Midlands Combined Authority.

Application for 1,100 homes on former golf course site approved - Wed, 05 Aug 2015

The outline planning application for up to 1,100 new homes on the former Tamworth golf course site – along with a new primary school, extension to Hodge Lane Local Nature Reserve and community wood

Green light for Tamworth Assembly Rooms regeneration project after £900k bid succeeds - Fri, 17 Jul 2015

Ambitious plans to restore and extend Tamworth Assembly Rooms can now go ahead following the awarding of £900,000 to the project from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Kerria Centre regeneration application is approved - Wed, 08 Jul 2015

The ambitious regeneration plan for Tinkers Green and Kerria took a major step forward this week, when plans to redevelop the Kerria Centre in Amington by building 44 new homes were given the go-ah

Next steps laid out for Creative Quarter plans - Tue, 24 Feb 2015

Project will transform Tamworth town centre

Master plan for Tinkers Green and Kerria unveiled - Tue, 24 Feb 2015

The ambitious regeneration plan for Tinkers Green and Kerria have taken a major step forward with the unveiling of the master plan for the redevelopment of the two estates.


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