29 APR 2017

Help to Buy helping families onto the housing ladder in Tamworth

Since the Government first launched Help to Buy in 2013, 89 households in Tamworth have taken up the Equity Loan scheme to gain their first rung on the housing ladder. Overall the scheme has seen more than 220,000 households be able to buy a home, including more than 180,000 first time buyers. Thi...

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28 APR 2017

Government inspector to decide Arkall Farm fate

The Government have 'called in' the application for land north of Ashby Road, otherwise known as Arkall Farm, following a request from local MP Christopher Pincher. The development for over 1000 houses was approved by Lichfield District Council's planning committee in early March. The decision to a...

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26 APR 2017

Employment remains at record high rate of 74.6%

The ONS last week published statistics which showed the employment rate is at its joint record high of 74.6%, with 31.84 million people now in work. Locally in Tamworth, those claiming the crucial out of work benefit has reduced by 78% since 2010. This reflects the national picture which has led to...

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24 APR 2017

Chris Backs Friends of Tamworth Castle on Special Year

Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has thrown his support behind the Friends of Tamworth Castle who this year are celebrating their 50th anniversary. To recognise this anniversary, the charity is hosting a range of events open to the public including a balloon race, a 60s evening and a Tudor ban...

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20 APR 2017

Chris Welcomes Tougher Penalties for Litter Louts

Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher this week welcomed the Government's new litter strategy which means culprits of littering could be fined up to £150 if caught. At the moment fines for littering are set by local councils and range from £50-£80. In Tamworth the cost of cleaning up li...

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