View From The House 14th March

Hello and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed, this edition is Brexit heavy! 

The future of our local CAB

There has been a lot of confusion about the future of the Citizen's Advice Bureau service whcih currently operates from within the Tamworth Borough Council buildings on Lichfield Street.

Visiting Crossfit Tamworth

Last week I visited 'Friday Night Lights' at CrossFit Tamworth to cheer on and support the athletes who were competing.

World Book Day

Today is World Book Day - Children across Tamworth are dressing up as their favourite book characters in school, they're encouraged to read and will be given a book token which can be exchanged in a book shop or supermarket for a brand new book.

Tree planting at Dosthill Park

Last weekend I got to join Dosthill Park Wildlife Group a local organisation which helps to protect and preserve wildlife and improve wildlife habitats in Dosthill at the nature reserve.

New measures to support disabled pensioners

Not many people know but the Minister for Work and Pensions, Amber Rudd first became aware of how challenging life can be with a disability by her father who became blind in 1981.

Secondary School Appeals

It's the time of year when parents and children receive information on their high school placements.  While some will have got the school the hoped for, others may not be quite so lucky.

Grants and Funding - March

Spring is here and so is a new list of grants and funding opportunities for projects big and small.  Take a look...

February's Casework Statistics

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.