Local Events and Press

Tamworth Herald

Local newspaper

Local Serices

North Warwickshire Freegle
Puts people who have unwanted items in touch with people who want them.

Refuse collection and recycling

Find your collection days here by searching for your road name or post code.

Police 101 - Non emergency phone number

Police 101 is the number to call when you want to contact your local police - when it’s less urgent than a 999 call. 101 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Local Attractions / Things to do

Twycross Zoo

Just a couple of miles up the road from Austrey, the zoo has over 1000 animals on show for a great day out with the family and kids in the Midlands.


CONKERS is the award winning attraction at The Heart of the National Forest.

Bosworth Battlefield: Heritage Centre & Country Park

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Re-live this famous turning point in British history. The death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty.

Local Charities

Practical Action

Practical Action is a Warwickshire-based charity which uses technology to challenge poverty, working with poor women and men around the world.

Age UK Warwickshire

Age UK Warwickshire, formerly Age Concern Warks, is an independent registered charity working throughout the county, providing an extensive Information, Advice and Advocacy service, lunch, social and exercise clubs, befriending, counselling and much more.

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