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

Train service monitoring

I think just about all of us who have used the railway network have encountered a delay at one point or another.

Visiting the Crafty Two

This Friday I had the opportunity to stop in and visit the Crafty Two, a great new pub in Tamworth.  The pub is adjacent to the assembly rooms on Corporation Street.  This should be an easy pub to find, offering meals, drinks (alcoholic and non), a function room and even board games for people st

Update on train overcrowding

Many of you know that I am in regular correspondence with the Department for Transport and Cross Country Trains in relation to the overcrowding, particularly on the peak-hour commuter trains of a morning and early evening.

Meeting Guide Dogs UK

Christopher Pincher MP says, “I want streets that work for blind and partially sighted people”

MP takes a trip down Guide Dogs’ Memory Lane

Grants and Funding - October

Every month I try to provide a list of grants and funding opportunities which may benefit people and groups in Tamworth.  Here's this month's fundraising list.

 

Parliamentary Pub of the Year Nomination

Over the past month I have been asking residents what their favourite local pub is and why, the reason? Because I want to nominate the best pub in Tamworth for the Parliamentary Pub of the Year awards!

The people have spoken and the pub I have nominated is....COREY'S SPORTS BAR

Calling construction and logistics businesses

Calling all construction, logistic and infrastructure businesses, the Midlands Engine and Department of International Trade are organising a mission to Kenya and Uganda in November to see how the rapid growth markets can benefit businesses right here in the Midlands.

Tamworth Community Games

It was great to join Dennis Kennedy and the team at Inspire Active to launch the second Tamworth Community Games in the Castle Grounds.

Crime surveys in Spital ward

This week more crime surveys are being delivered to Spital Ward residents by Cllr Rob Pritchard and the Conservative team.