Promote Tamworth Jobs and Tourism

Tourism is currently worth £127 billion to Britain’s economy and as Britain’s seventh largest export industry, inbound tourism’s economic contribution is currently valued at £26.2 billion. We are lucky to have so much on our doorstep that I want to continue to promote. 

The English tourism sector touches everyone – visitors, residents, businesses and employees. It’s one of the few sectors active in every part of the country. It’s the third largest employer, every day supporting 2.6 million jobs and is a major employer of school leavers and young people and an incubator for entrepreneurs.

News

Lift improvement to begin at Tamworth Train Station

Passengers using Tamworth train station need to keep in mind that there will be no lift access from July 20 while essential improvements are being carried out.  This means those who require step-free access, will need to make use of alternative stations such as Birmingham New Street or Lichfield

View From the House - June

Over the last couple of months, many people in Tamworth across the country have taken a stronger interest in announcements from the Government, as well as the news on the television and have looked to local media like The Herald for their news and updates.

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. 

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!