Keeping Tamworth Strong through Covid19

The outbreak of Covid19 affected just about every resident in Tamworth and the villages, I have been doing what I can to keep Tamworth on track, retain jobs, support those who have lost work, boost access to testing and care, helping schools reopen and ensure that everybody has a roof over their head to reduce transmission of the virus. 

In my role as Housing Minister I have also paved the way for the housing and building market to get back to work, assisted with the local resilience forums across the United Kingdom and encouraging landlords and tenants to work together during the pandemic. 

For more information visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus 

https://www.christopherpincher.com/coronavirus-covid-19-advice

 

News

Getting Tamworth re-opened for business

With the United Kingdom COVID Alert system rating moving from Level 4 to Level 3, it has led to a continued slow reduction in restrictions and part of that has been the re-opening of Tamworth businesses.

 

Updates to restrictions for shielding people

Setting out the next steps for the 2.2 million people who were asked to shield, the Government is now allowing them to regain a degree of normality to their daily lives. 

This weekend's protests

There was a Black Live Matter protest and a counter protest at the statue of Sir Robert Peel over the past weekend.

What can re-open from June 15th

From June 15 a number of premises which were closed due to Covid19 restrictions can now re-open providing they are taking steps to be Covid19 safe.

This includes:

Clothes & accessories shops

Charity Shops

Betting Shops & Arcades

'Topple the Racists' on the Robert Peel Statue

Robert Peel, the PM who emancipated Catholics, cut the death penalty, cut food costs and founded our unarmed Police Force. A progressive statesman; we in Tamworth are proud of him. BTW, below is wrong, you've got the wrong Peel!

re-opening zoos

There have been a number of press articles lately suggesting that zoos may never re-open.  This is not the case.

View From the House - May

As I write the May edition of my View From The House Update, we enter into the sunny month of June. Looking back over equally sunny May - possibly the driest for many years - we have witnessed the indomitable spirit of our town and it’s people; from commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory I