Local News

A new George Bryan Engagement Event

When the initial George Bryan Centre engagement events were announced, I hoped that patients, carers and local people would have a strong say on the future of the hospital.  The fire sadly meant that the wings of the George Bryan Centre needed to be demolished, now the NHS is considering the futu

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.

Essential tremor treatments on the horizon

Some of you may recognise one of the faces visiting Parliament today, Jim Carter aka, Mr Carson from Downton Abbey. He was visiting to help raise awareness on essential tremors with the National Tremor Foundation.

A change to UC deductions

A number of you have written in to me with concerns over heavy deductions of benefit whilst claiming Universal Credit.

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.

Joining our troops in Cyprus

Local MP, Christopher Pincher, joins Tamworth troops in Cyprus

As Minister for Europe, Christopher Pincher MP recently visited Cyprus to meet with Cypriot leaders, as well as visit Mercian troops at the British Forces Headquarters.

Friary Grange Leisure Update

While not in my constituency, a number of residents who live under Lichfield Council make use of the Friary Grange Leisure Centre for swimming and sporting activities.

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

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