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Below is an archive of our most recent news stories, please click on the titles to read more.
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Fantastic £100k lottery success for Tamworth’s volunteer army - Fri, 10 Jul 2020

The work of Tamworth’s amazing army of volunteers has been boosted by a National Lottery grant of almost £100,000 which will be used to provide even more services to help the town’s residents as we continue to tackle the impact of coronavirus.

Opening hours extended at Castle Grounds’ public toilets - Tue, 07 Jul 2020

Current opening hours for Tamworth’s public toilets in the Castle Grounds will be extended from this week.

New drive-in movies to replace traditional outdoor cinema in Tamworth this year - Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Tamworth movie lovers are being invited to enjoy outdoor cinema with a difference this year, with a new drive-in event planned for the summer.

Tamworth’s winning authors of the children’s short story competition are announced - Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Winners for the Tamworth Arts and Events short story competition have been announced, after the judges’ difficult task of choosing the winners from nearly 50 entries written by young writers across the borough.

Playgrounds to re-open following changes to Covid-19 restrictions - Wed, 01 Jul 2020

Adults and children can return to using playgrounds and outdoor gyms from Saturday, July 4, following changes in the Government guidelines regarding Covid-19 restrictions, as long as new safety measures are followed.

Last chance for small businesses to apply for discretionary grant fund - Wed, 01 Jul 2020

Small businesses in Tamworth which have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic have only a few days left to apply for a share of a £679,000 discretionary grant fund.

Join a ‘Virtual Bloom’ celebration this July - Mon, 29 Jun 2020

The 2020 Tamworth in Bloom campaign may have been cancelled this year due to Covid-19 crisis, but Tamworth Borough Council’s Bloom team are asking residents to join our ‘online virtual tour.'

Calling all green fingered enthusiasts to get your gloves out and enter our garden competition - Mon, 29 Jun 2020

Garden enthusiasts are being invited to show off their green talents and enter this year’s bloom garden competition.

Tamworth’s new Mayor invites residents to join forces with online events and home projects - Thu, 25 Jun 2020

New Mayor, Cllr Rosemary Claymore is eager to start off her mayoral year promoting the amazing people in our borough who have demonstrated kindness and positivity during the coronavirus crisis, and celebrate our great community spirit and pride in the town.

Millions of pounds given to Tamworth businesses to help during Covid-19 crisis - Thu, 25 Jun 2020

More than £11million in grant funding has now been paid to hundreds of small rateable businesses in Tamworth as part of the Government’s coronavirus support package.

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