The Budget 2020

Yesterday the Chancellor unveiled a Budget that delivers on our promises to the British people to level up our whole United Kingdom and spread opportunity across every community. 

Major strategic road changes

While I am still digesting the good news from the Budget, it was fantastic to see the announcement of £79.5m pledged by the Chancellor to the North Warwickshire A5 corridor.

Lichfield District Council Residents - were you flooded?

Under the flood recovery network the Government announced financial support for areas affected by storm Dennis and Ciara.  The support is available to both individual households and for wider projects where 25 or more residential properties had their living space flooded.

Flybe Update

Flybe ceased trading as of 2:30 on 5 March 2020.  An estimated 15,000 passengers were due to fly on the 5 and the Government's immediate priority has been to ensure those customers and those with future booked flights are kept informed of alternative travel options.

Primary School Expansion Approved

It's great to see that Coton Green Primary School have approved the decision to expand the school intake to a further 105 pupils.

Bring the Noise - event for kids

This year the National Memorial Arboretum is collaborating with the BBC's Teach Bring the Noise campaign to run music shops for young people in Staffordshire.

Corona Virus Update

This morning a further 32 patients in England had tested positive for Covid-19.  Twenty nine of those patients had recently travelled from affected countries or from recognised clusters under investigation.  Three are still unclear but the NHS continues to investigate.  The total number of confir

Belgrave Lakes - Desilting

 I know many residents enjoy a pleasant stroll along the lakeside in Belgrave but for the next few weeks you may see quite a bit of work going on.

Tax Free Child Care

I understand that there are many working families across Tamworth who are not currently claiming support they can receive from the Government to help them with child care.