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

Future Girl Acts Week

Many thanks to the 1st Stoneydelph Brownies for sending me your #plasticpromise! This is part of Girlguiding’s Future Girl Acts week which this year focuses on plastic pollution.

Little Aston Eco Festival

This weekend the residents of Streetly and Little Aston held a Eco Festival and invited me along to see the festivities.

The Elford Scarecrow Festival

 I had a brilliant day at the Elford Scarecrow Festival.  This year the Bank Holiday weather has been fantastic and there were even more interesting scarecrows!

Understanding Autism Session

The National Autistic Society has been working with MPs to not only improve legislation on issues which affect the lives of people with autism but also on the policies which matter.

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!

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.

Pension Credit - are you entitled?

The charity Independent Age has been investigating the Pension Credit system.  They have kindly produced figures from each constituency of Pension Credit uptake and where improvements can be made.