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Mystery surrounding ‘offal’ smell between Nuneaton and Tamworth… 

25 Jul 17

MOTORISTS wondering what the ‘offal’ smell was as they travelled along the A5 towards Nuneaton should note a lorry load of animal remains had spilled onto the road.


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Tamworth teens’ campaign to help homeless as part of National… 

24 Jul 17

STUDENTS in Tamworth have teamed up to tackle homelessness in the local area.


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Drivers who staged 134mph illegal street race from Tamworth avoid… 

24 Jul 17

THREE road menaces who met in Tamworth for an illegal street race and clocked speeds of more than 130mph on a Birmingham Road have narrowly avoided being jailed.


Sport
Deal for ex-Derby County full back looking unlikely for Lambs 

24 Jul 17

Tamworth’s pursuit of ex-Derby County youngster Rhys Sharpe appears to be fading.


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​Two hospitalised and one cut free after four-car smash in… 

24 Jul 17

TWO people have been taken to hospital and another had to be cut free following a four-car smash near Tamworth, Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield.


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Family pay tribute to ‘lovable rogue’ biker who died in Tamworth… 

24 Jul 17

FAMILY of a motorcyclist killed in Tamworth have paid heartfelt tributes to their ‘lovable rogue’.


Sport
Injury shocker for former Stoke City defender on trial at… 

23 Jul 17

Tamworth FC fear former Stoke City defender Sam Coulson could be injured for up to eight weeks.


Sport
Tamworth FC search for keeper after Jezeph injury blow 

23 Jul 17

Tamworth boss Andy Morrell is on the look out for a keeper after losing Dan Jezeph to injury on Saturday.


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Police hunt three armed raiders after Tamworth shop robbery 

23 Jul 17

OFFICERS are hunting three armed raiders after cash and cigarettes were taken during a terrifying robbery in Tamworth.


Sport
Former Wrexham AFC striker Reid on mark in draw with Solihull 

22 Jul 17

Tamworth and Solihull shared the spoils after a penalty apiece at The Lamb.


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Potential train delays and cancellations after fire near tracks… 

21 Jul 17

TRAIN journeys near Tamworth and North Warwickshire could be ‘delayed or cancelled’ after a fire.


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Come and join us says group which aims to put carnival spirit… 

21 Jul 17

TAMWORTH Carnival could be coming back with a bang after a new community association has been set up to bring the ‘heart and soul’ back into Tamworth.


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Choir in Tamworth singing a new tune as women sign up to end… 

21 Jul 17

A TAMWORTH men’s choir has broken its 40-year tradition and welcomed women into its halls in a bid to secure its future in the town.


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Tamworth club’s pride in raising funds to purchase life-saving… 

21 Jul 17

A GROUP of life-saving ladies are the latest people to back the Herald’s Have a Heart Campaign as they have raised enough money over the last year to buy a defibrillator.


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Tamworth staff ‘owed wages and kept in the dark’ over Store… 

21 Jul 17

A FORMER member of staff at a recently closed clothes chain store in Tamworth has spoken of the lack of support and information given to workers.


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Multi-million pound Tamworth council housing plan is the ‘biggest… 

21 Jul 17

PLANS to build 152 new council-owned homes in a massive 21.5m regeneration project have taken a major step forward with the appointment of a developer.


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Quacking idea to rescue duckling stuck down Tamworth drain 

21 Jul 17

AN RSPCA officer struggling to rescue a duckling from a drain in Amington had a quacking idea when she decided to tempt it out of the pipes by playing duck noises to it from her phone!RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Cat Strawford was called to …


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Firefighters called to busy Tamworth traffic island to deal with… 

21 Jul 17

FIREFIGHTERS were called to one of Tamworth’s busiest traffic islands after reports of a lorry catching fire.


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Horse targeted in ‘suspicious activity’ in Atherstone 

21 Jul 17

RESIDENTS are being urged to stay vigilant after reports of suspicious activities in North Warwickshire.


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Tamworth cancer support centre to host special open day two years… 

21 Jul 17

A TAMWORTH cancer support centre is offering the community the chance to join their ever-growing family.


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Boiling point reached as Tamworth residents demand action on… 

20 Jul 17

‘INTENSE’ temperatures as high as 35 degrees in a sheltered housing block have forced residents to make a desperate plea to the council.


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Mountain mission in memory of crash victims 

20 Jul 17

A crowdfunding page set up to support the families of the three popular teenagers tragically killed in a road accident in Baxterley, has raised over 2000 with hours of it being created.


Sport
Tamworth FC: Morrell urges squad to up their game against… 

20 Jul 17

ANDY Morrell wants his Tamworth FC troops to crank things up this weekend as they play host to National Premier side Solihull Moors.


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Family fun day for Tamworth’s brave Tilly Sweet thanks to… 

20 Jul 17

A BRAVE Belgrave girl who is fighting cancer enjoyed a weekend break away thanks to a local fund-raising group.


Sport
Coleshill Town bag two more as Stuart’s squad takes shape 

20 Jul 17

CAMERON Stuart has continued his squad building at Coleshill Town by completing a double signing.


News
Latest police figures for Staffordshire crime 

20 Jul 17

KNIFE crime in Staffordshire has risen from last year’s figures, say the latest statistics from police.


Sport
Tamworth FC’s Jones is proving a major presence 

20 Jul 17

TAMWORTH assistant Mike Fowler has hinted defender Luke Jones could be given the captain’s armband for the new season.


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Tributes pour in for tragic teenagers 

20 Jul 17

FAMILY and friends of three teenagers killed in a tragic accident on Sunday, have paid heartfelt tributes to the youngsters.


Sport
Tamworth FC: Sports therapist Chris lands his dream role with… 

20 Jul 17

A DREAM come true is how a lifelong Lambs fan has described becoming Tamworth FC’s new assistant physio.


Sport
Coton Green snap up midfielder Harris 

20 Jul 17

COTON Green boss Rob Masefield believes his squad has a lot more ‘experience and quality’ as they prepare for the start of the Midland League Division Two season.


Sport
Coleshill Town’s Hathaway: ‘Midland Premier will be stronger… 

19 Jul 17

COLESHILL Town keeper Paul Hathaway says the Midland Premier League is wide open and stronger than ever as the new season nears.


Sport
Ex-Stoke City defender has ‘good attributes’ says Morrell 

19 Jul 17

ANDY Morrell will continue to run the rule over Tamworth’s trialists until next week at least.


News
Motorcyclist dies after Drayton Bassett collision 

19 Jul 17

A MOTORCYCLIST has died after a collision with a white van.


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​Air ambulance called after motorbike and car collide in Tamworth 

19 Jul 17

AN air ambulance has been sent to Tamworth after reports of a motorbike in collision with a car.


Sport
Exciting ex-Wolves defender is tipped to make his mark 

18 Jul 17

FORMER Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Nyeko Sinclair has been backed to make an impression at Tamworth.


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Police appeal after break-in at property near Tamworth 

18 Jul 17

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a break-in at a property in Polesworth.


Sport
Tamworth FC: Conor Fulford and Scott Rickards land Lambs… 

18 Jul 17

CONOR Fulford and Scott Rickards have returned ‘home’ after taking up coaching roles at Tamworth FC, writes Matt Panter.


Sport
Tamworth FC: Two games in day was too much, admits Morrell 

18 Jul 17

ANDY Morrell conceded two games in a day may have proved a step to far on Saturday.


Sport
Future of former Derby County, Stoke City and Hull City players… 

18 Jul 17

TAMWORTH boss Andy Morrell says he will make decisions on trialists in the coming days.


Sport
Don Broadhurst lands a shot at British title 

17 Jul 17

DON Broadhurst’s prayers have been answered.


News
Tamworth Gate Gallop gets off to a flying start 

17 Jul 17

HUNDREDS of runners have taken part in Tamworth’s annual Gate Gallop raising thousands of pounds for St Giles Hospice.


Sport
Reece Styche is spot on as Tamworth FC beat Penybont 

15 Jul 17

Two penalties from Reece Styche and a John Dodd goal gave Tamworth a 3-2 win in their second game of the day against Penybont.


Sport
Former Wolves striker on mark for Lambs but Druids finish… 

15 Jul 17

Tamworth 1 Cefn Druids 3 Former Wolves striker Bradley Reid scored from the penalty spot but Tamworth succumbed to two late Druids goals.


News
Suspected paedophile arrested in Hockley, Tamworth 

15 Jul 17

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted child sexual grooming after an incident in Tamworth.


Sport
Tamworth FC’s Rigby on under-21s 

15 Jul 17

TAMWORTH under-21s assistant Stephen Rigby says the team had learnt plenty from their opening pre-season friendly.


News
Tributes paid to ‘kind, gentle and genuine’ golfer from Tamworth 

14 Jul 17

THE wife of a much-loved and talented Tamworth golf professional has paid tribute to the special man ‘she was so proud to marry.


Sport
Atherstone Town boss Green’s impressed by squad’s encouraging… 

14 Jul 17

ADDERS boss Ivor Green believes there is a real feel-good factor around Sheepy Road.


News
Top ten 2017 summer family trips in Tamworth, Lichfield and… 

14 Jul 17

WITH the long school holidays upon us, Enjoy Staffordshire has revealed 10 great ways to keep the children occupied this summer.


Sport
Tamworth FC announce date for next Junior League Day 

14 Jul 17

TAMWORTH FC are looking to create another ‘carnival atmosphere’ when they hold their next Junior League Day in September.


Sport
Bolehall Swifts boss is happy with spine of team 

14 Jul 17

BOLEHALL Swifts boss Joe Obi feels he is getting the spine of his side right ahead of the new season.







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