Despite dramatically reduced funding which means that Staffordshire County Council cannot do everything it once did, or would like to do, we can still make Staffordshire a great place to live and work. This means the county council and all of our communities need to work together differently, where the county council continues to focus on fulfilling its legal obligations and supporting the most vulnerable people in our communities, and communities do more for themselves and others.
Tamworth & District
Everyone is invited to attend - no need to book for the WELLIES project (Wellness, Education, Learning, Laughter, Inspiration, Environment, Skills) on Friday 19th July 13.00 - 16.00 hrs.
WELLIES is 10 years old and they are having a celebration afternoon. Why not join them and see what they do?
Free weekly walking netball sessions are starting in Tamworth.
The sessions will include a warm-up, ball skills practice and non-competitive game. It is aimed at anyone around 50 plus. All abilities and fitness levels are welcome – it doesn’t even matter if you have never played netball before. It is a great way to keep fit, have fun and socialise.
The sessions will start on Tuesday 23rd July. They will take place every Tuesday evening 6.30-7.30pm in the sports hall at Landau Forte Academy Amington and run by qualified netball coaches.
People who run community, voluntary and charitable groups in Tamworth are being invited to share their views on Tamworth town centre and how it should evolve for the future as part of an ongoing consultation campaign.
Tamworth…What’s Next? was launched by the Leader of Tamworth Borough Council, Cllr Daniel Cook, earlier this year, with the aim of working with residents, businesses and visitors to develop a new vision for the town centre.
Health and Care in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
We need to think differently, be innovative and work together to improve health and care services.
'Together We're Better' want to listen to your views on:
- What works well?
- What you think should be improved?
- What is important to you?
They need your experiences of these services:
A coalition group of several organisations including VAST, CounterCoin, UnLtd, PM Training and The Chamber of Commerce are working together through the Social Enterprise Matters partnership to help strengthen both the voice and influence of the sector, as well as support available to grow a strong and prosperous economy and community which puts social purpose, ethics and value at the core.
What is it?
The Air Aware Staffordshire communications campaign is part of the efforts to reduce air pollution in 16 Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
While Newcastle- under-Lyme Borough Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council is working to meet the requirements of a recent Ministerial Directive regarding the area surrounding the A53, the county council will work with the relevant borough or district council to lead on reducing air pollution in the other AQMAs.
The year-long Air Aware campaign will:
Counter Terrorism Policing wants music lovers to #BeSafeBeSound this summer, as it collaborates with the UK music industry to deliver vital safety advice to the public ahead of the festival season.
Launching the new ‘Be Safe, Be Sound’ digital campaign as part of the ‘Summer Security’ initiative, Counter Terrorism Policing has asked UK Music – an industry-funded body representing the collective interests of the British music industry – to use its considerable influence to help reach the hundreds of thousands of music lovers who will be attending live events this summer.
More local libraries are now offering an extra special welcome to all visitors including free refreshments, friendly volunteers and lively chat on a regular weekly basis.
Kingsbury-born Mr Roger Nutt, now of the U.S.A., will come to explain his intriguing theory that Tamworth, and not Wall, is the real Roman settlement of Letocetum. Given the recent discovery in Coton Lane, and previous Romano-British finds in the area, is it so far-fetched?
'Tamworth - the Rosetta Stone of England' will be in Tamworth Town Hall on Sunday 14th July at 2.00 p.m. and admission on the door is £4 (£2 for TDCS members).