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Dementia Friends Commu-knitty

Volunteers wanted to get involved with the Commuknitty project aims to brighten up Tamworth's open spaces by inviting people to knit forget-me-not flowers, the Alzheimer's Society logo to raise awareness to make Tamworth even more dementia friendly.

West Midlands Trains changes

West Midlands Railway run two lines which pass through my constituency, the Cross City Line and the West Coast Main Line.

The Cross City Line runs from Birmingham to Lichfield Trent Valley, most people would alight at Lichfield City, Shenstone or LTV Train Station to travel elsewhere.

Hedgehog Awareness Week

It's Hedgehog Awareness Week and what better way to learn more about hedgehogs than to meet one face to face!

Free compost bins for residents

Residents across Staffordshire are being urged to take up composting with the aid of free composting bins from the County Council.

Funding for special needs pupils

Across the country over a quarter of a million pupils with complex needs have benefitted from personalised Education Health and Care Plans since their introduction in 2014.  It helps a young person receive the tailored support they need to thrive.  Alongside this the High Needs Budget has risen f

Grants and Funding - May

If you are looking for funding for your project, community group or idea some of the below funding pots may be of interest to you. 

Take a look at some of this month's funding opportunities:

Help to buy supporting local people

Nearly 600 families in Tamworth and over a thousand in Lichfield have been able to realise their dream of home ownership thanks to the government’s help to buy schemes, new figures out on 30 April 2019 show.

Happy Staffordshire Day!

Today is Staffordshire Day and the County Council have got together with Enjoy Staffs to promote industry across the County.

Casework Report - April

Each month my office produces a summary of casework dealt with on behalf of constituents.  For those interested below is a little breakdown of the types of issues crossing my desk throughout April.

View From The House - 29th April

HELLO and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed. Eagle eyed readers will note that last week there wasn’t an article from me. This was due to Easter Recess and with very little to report back, I wanted to save it up for this week.