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Below is an archive of our most recent news stories, please click on the titles to read more.
Tamworth Borough Council’s Press Office can provide media comments relating to both the Council and also Tamworth generally. If you wish to contact our Press Office, the contact details are listed on the right.

Keeping Tamworth entertained at home - Tue, 31 Mar 2020

During these times of self-isolation and closure of public buildings and places of entertainment, Tamworth Borough Council’s Arts and Events and Assembly Rooms teams are looking at ways to help people entertain their families at home.

Get creative at home designing the new Trotters Trail - Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Schools and local community groups that originally designed the art work for the popular wooden and metal pigs dotted around the town, have been invited to get creative at home and help re-design the popular pigs for the return of the Tamworth Trotters Trail.

Urgent appeal for residents not to put tissues in blue bins - Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Stickers to remind local households that tissues and kitchen roll should not be put into recycling bins will be stuck on bins across Lichfield District and Tamworth Borough.

Playgrounds closed during Coronavirus ‘lockdown’ - Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Parents across Tamworth are being asked not to let their children play on playgrounds in accordance with current Government guidance to delay the spread of coronavirus.

Council preparing to administer millions of pounds of grant funding to local businesses - Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Tamworth Borough Council is contacting hundreds of businesses across Tamworth ready to start administering millions of pounds worth of grant funding from the Government.

Parking charges to be suspended in council-run car parks - Wed, 25 Mar 2020

Parking charges in all Tamworth Borough Council car parks are to be suspended to help support critical workers and people carrying out essential tasks during the coronavirus crisis.

Reception at Marmion House closed – but help still available - Tue, 24 Mar 2020

The reception at Marmion House will be closed until further notice in the interests of protecting members of the public and Tamworth Borough Council staff against the risk of coronavirus.

Council implements new measures to help coronavirus effort - Wed, 18 Mar 2020

In light of Government guidance regarding social distancing and tough new measures to help delay the spread of coronavirus, Tamworth Borough Council is taking a number of actions to support the national response.

Exciting festival of drama starts this week in Tamworth - Mon, 16 Mar 2020

An exciting four-night run of theatre gets underway this week with the 2020 Tamworth Hastilow Drama Festival, featuring a series of one act plays by the region’s best amateur dramatic groups.

Town centre discussed at State of Tamworth Debate - Wed, 11 Mar 2020

Councillors from all sides of the chamber came together on Tuesday to debate the big issues facing Tamworth town centre and to discuss the vision for its future vision.

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