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Residents reminded not to put bagged waste into blue bin - Wed, 19 Aug 2020

Tamworth residents are being reminded to put recycling into their blue bin loose from now on, in a bid to reduce the amount of loads that are being rejected by the recycling facility.

Small business grant fund extended – home-based businesses can now apply - Wed, 19 Aug 2020

A discretionary grant fund to help small Tamworth firms impacted by the coronavirus pandemic has now been extended to include home-based businesses.

Audiences enjoy weekend of entertainment in Tamworth - Tue, 18 Aug 2020

Audiences enjoyed movies and the theatre in a weekend of new-look socially-distanced entertainment in Tamworth. The council’s Arts & Events team were delighted to be able to bring some much-needed entertainment back to the town, in the form of drive-in movies and family outdoor theatre.

Tamworth ‘Shop Safe’ team to continue supporting the high street - Thu, 13 Aug 2020

Help from Tamworth Borough Council’s specialist ‘Shop Safe’ coronavirus support team will continue to be available to high street businesses for the coming months, as we work towards the wider recovery of the town centre.

The wait is now on after town bids for high street funds - Wed, 12 Aug 2020

Tamworth Borough Council has now submitted its final bid for funding to the Future High Streets Fund in the hope of winning millions of pounds to spend on town centre regeneration.

Last chance to get tickets for drive-in movie at the Castle Grounds - Fri, 07 Aug 2020

There is still time to grab your tickets for the first Tamworth drive-in movie event on August 14 and August 15, but you need to be quick to guarantee your spot under the stars and enjoy outdoor cinema with a difference.

Experience Alice in Wonderland ‘lockdown style’ with outdoor theatre in Tamworth Castle Grounds - Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Families are being invited to finally get back to the theatre with a safe and socially-distanced show taking place in Tamworth’s picturesque Castle Grounds on Sunday, August 16. The brand new performance of ‘Alice in Lockdown’ has been written by Heartbreak Productions to reflect the current times we are living in and provide a much-needed, antidote to the stay at home blues.

Castle kiosk is re-branded, ready for summer visitors - Wed, 05 Aug 2020

The Tamworth Borough Council owned “kiosk” situated at the bottom of the castle entrance, at the top of Holloway Drive, is re-opening on Saturday, August 8th, as a re-branded Castle Shop offering souvenirs and refreshments to the public.

Last days to nominate someone for a ‘special’ afternoon tea surprise - Tue, 04 Aug 2020

The countdown is on to nominate someone who has demonstrated kindness and positivity during the coronavirus crisis, to join The Mayor of Tamworth for a special afternoon tea at local venues across the town.

Get sporty this summer for FREE in Tamworth - Tue, 04 Aug 2020

Many leisure activities have been unable to re-open, or have been restricted due COVID-19, but Tamworth Borough Council’s Sports Development Team have been looking at ways that families can still enjoy sports and fitness activities for FREE this summer.


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