Remembrance Day in Tamworth

Today I had the honour of attending the Remembrance Day Service in Tamworth.  This year was particularly poignant as it marks 100 years since the end of World War One.

Assistance for carers

Becoming a carer for somebody you love can be a challenging time, there's a lot to learn, there's often family and financial pressure and you do not always know where to turn.

I hope the advice below can help any local carers seek the support they may need.

Benefits for carers

View from the House - 9th November

This weekend, we will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, one of the most significant moments in our nation’s history. There are services all across Tamworth and its villages so do please make it down to your nearest one.

Parking Tickets - How To Dispute Them

Sometimes residents make contact with me to dispute a parking ticket, whilst I am not the best person to help with this battle I will do my best to assist where I can.

There are however some steps that you can take if you have received a parking ticket which you believe is unfair.

Chris Delighted by Record Unemployment Figures in Tamworth

Chris has welcomed figures released this week by the Office for National Statistics showing that Tamworth still has a below average unemployment claimant count when compared to the rest of the United Kingdom.  

TDCS Event to remember the Castle Inn Fire

Earlier today I attended the Tamworth and District Civic Society event to mark the 180th anniversary of the six serving maids who died in the Castle Inn Fire on the night of 2nd November 1838.

Celebrating the Beer Duty Freeze

I like an ice cold beer from time to time and what better way to celebrate the 2018 Autumn Budget announcement that duties on beer, cider, and spirits have again be frozen, than having a beer in the Red Lion, Hopwas.

Queens Global Initiative Award

I recently awarded five trees to Dosthill Park Wildlife Group as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a global initiative to create a ‘green’ canopy across the Commonwealth.  

View from the House - 2nd Nov

This week I was really pleased to have helped host the Celebration of Staffordshire in Parliament on Tuesday.