Local News

Castle Grounds to get a facelift

A popular feature of the Tamworth Castle Grounds is set for a six-figure facelift!

A sum of £375,000 has been earmarked for the regeneration of the play area. It will see the much-used site brought back up to standard, to meet the ever changing world we live in.

Gateway to Staffordshire get a clean up

The Gateway symbol on the A5 is a landmark entrance to Tamworth and Staffordshire.

Unfortunately no one will accept ownership of it!

Unfortunately no one will accept ownership of it!

Tamworth's heritage begins to reawaken

Tamworth's local conservative councillors are passionate about Tamworth's history and heritage but recently theres been some challenges that have had to be met. 

Your Councillors during Covid-19

During the current pandemic all of your councillors have been busy in our community, even those who are shielding have continued to be active emailing, calling and responding to residents in their wards.  Here are some examples of the activities a few have been doing. 

Fund helping communities through Coronavirus to be extended

Your local County Councillors have an extra £2000 each for community groups to bid for.

This follows the success of the £2500 they each handed out in April for community groups struggling with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Micro-businesses are being offered free PPE


The ‘Start Back PPE Pack’ contains one pack of 30 face-masks and 25 pairs of gloves, and is being offered to up to 2,000 businesses in the Staffordshire County Council area who apply via their website.

New Leader for Staffordshire County Council

Staffordshire County Council has appointed Alan White as its new leader.

The Conservative Councillor for Lichfield Rural East was first elected to the authority in 2009 and served as Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Health, Care and Wellbeing since 2017.

20 years ago not out

One local councillor is celebrating twenty years of continuous service on Tamworth Borough Council 

Cllr Jeremy Oates was first elected on 4 May 2000, and he is still just as enthused about serving Tamworth as he was when he first got elected as a fresh faced 23 year old