View from the House - 9th May

Welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed. I hope you all had a very restful Bank Holiday weekend and enjoyed the time with your friends and families.

Supporting retired police officers

The National Association for Retired Police Officers (NARPO) represents nearly 90,000 former police officers of all ranks, together with their widows, widowers and former partners.  A number of serving officers, ex-police officers and their family members notified me about an event being held in

Increased housing funding

Christopher Pincher has welcomed the Government’s announcement that more than £25 million will be allocated to 108 areas across the country, including in Lichfield.

The 'knot' ticket

Staffordshire County Council have pulled together the county's five main bus operators to create the 'knot' bus ticket.

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: