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.


The Statfold Barn Festival

The Statfold Barn Festival went ahead, despite the poor weather and wild conditions the Statfold Barn Festival went ahead without a hitch.

A brilliant day, with great acts, loads to drink, eat and do!

Funding for cycling programmes

The Places to Ride fund has re-opened to help develop and improve new and existing cycling facilities across England.

Staffs Flag Flying in Westminster

In a time of political uncertainty, it was pleasing to see the Staffordshire flag flying high in Westminster this week.

The flags of 50 historic counties were raised on Parliament square to celebrate the nation's heritage on County Flag Day.

Youth rail card

Christopher Pincher MP encourages young Tamworth residents to apply for new 16-17 railcard

The Tamworth MP is asking schools, teachers and parents to encourage their students to take advantage of a new railcard for 16- and 17-year olds, that is soon to be launched by the Government.

Apply for Tesco Centenary Funding

Tesco CEO and Tamworth MP urge charities to apply for Tesco Centenary funding

Christopher Pincher MP is encouraging charities and community groups in Tamworth to apply for a share of a new £100,000 funding pot being offered by Tesco to mark its Centenary year. 

National Lottery Celebrates 25 Years

National Lottery celebrates 25 years and awarding £13.8 million to Tamworth projects

Following a meeting with Christopher Pincher MP, the National Lottery have confirmed that £13.8 million has been awarded to Tamworth projects over the last 25 years.

Lobbying to improve rural mobile networks

Rural MPs all over the country have been coming together to lobby the Government to support a proposal made by the mobile industry to create a shared rural network.  The aim of organising this kind of network is to extend mobile coverage in all of those hard to reach areas without having to incre

Keltruck Limited Visit

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting local business Keltruck Ltd at their premises on the Tame Valley Industrial Estate in Wilnecote.

Temporary Art Gallery

Whether you love art or you love urban culture, a surprise awaits you in Ankerside Shopping Mall for the next eight weeks,

Music Festival Seeking volunteers

This summer a great new music festival is heading to Tamworth - the Statfold Barn Festival.

Musicians, comedians, entertainers are here for a fun filled weekend of camping, excitement, great food and top acts.

You can check out the line up in the poster below