Future of the George Bryan Centre

When the George Bryan Centre was struck by that terrible suspected arson attack earlier this year, the Government and Department of Health and Social Care quickly offered their help and support.  Thankfully no lives were lost and the NHS did not require Government help.

Zoopla ending 'no dss' adverts

Late last week the property firm Zoopla announced that it will be removing 'no DSS' wording in their rental listings.  This is in response to pressure being put on estate agents to stop blanket restrictions on renters who receive housing benefit support.

Fruit and Veg Scheme for Schools

The School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme (SFVS) is a Government programme that entitles every child aged 4-6 in fully state-funded schools to a piece of fruit or vegetable each school day. Across England, this equates to 2.3 million children across 16,600 schools. 

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.