Local News

Brief George Bryan Update

Following the drop-in session held at the SRP Hospital last week, one of the ideas floated was that the George Bryan Centre may reopen for outpatients on a temporary basis while the consultation continues to assess the long term future of the building.

Delivering better education: A new Primary School for Tamworth

This week, local Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher received confirmation from the Department for Education that Fierte Multi Academy Trust has been given approval to sponsor a new primary free school in Anker Valley, which is proposed to open from September 2021.

Door knocking in Croft Close

I was out with the some of our brilliant local Conservative Borough Councillors in Two Gates and Wilnecote today.

£1bn deal to solve poor mobile coverage

Residents living in the villages know that I have been in contact with the Department for Culture Media and Sport, Department for Business and mobile phone operator for quite some time to try and improve rural mobile coverage.

Film The House 2019

We all love a bit of escapism, especially from Brexit! Which is why I am pleased to encourage all the creative types in Tamworth to make a submission to this year's FILM THE HOUSE competition.

Christmas Card Competition

Believe it or not the time is soon upon us - Christmas! In between the Brexit news, I wanted to let you know about my Christmas Card competition.

Vacant Seats Scheme Update

The temporary vacant seats scheme is a scheme operated by Staffordshire County Council, which allows students who live a good distance away from their school or college, to 'purchase' a seat on a local bus, help them get to school.

Help to buy extension - Forces Members

This month the Government is extending the Help to Buy scheme for armed forces members.  This will help many more of our service personnel make their first steps on the property ladder as a thank you for their commitment to our country.

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.