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

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

Free FSB membership up for grabs

In Tamworth and Lichfield, 30 placements for small businesses to join the FSB for 12 months are being provided as part of the response to Covid19.

Changes to Covid19 restrictions

It has been nearly two months since the Prime Minister addressed the nation to impose restrictions on movement to help us all try to curb the transmission of Covid19.

Colin Grazier's Birthday

“Today we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Able Seamen Colin Grazier, born May 7th, 1920, Tamworth’s Enigma Code Hero. 

Bounce Back Loans being issued

Small businesses across Tamworth will benefit from a new fast-track finance scheme providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders.