The sky’s the limit for a group of Polesworth air cadets after they were handed a cheque for £1,305 from one of Tamworth’s best-known businesses.
1200 (Polesworth) Air Training Corps will use the money from the Tamworth Co-op’s Community Dividend Fund to buy a flight simulator to gain a realistic experience of flying aircraft.
A vital support group, which caters for people who have suffered strokes, has received a cash bonus from the Tamworth Co-operative Society.
Trevor Baker, chairman and treasurer of Tamworth Stroke Patients and their Carers Group, receives a cheque from Tamworth Co-op’s Ron Constable (right) in front of several members who attend the monthly meetings at the Carnegie Centre.
A dog rescue organisation which prides itself on preventing healthy strays from being unnecessarily put to sleep has received a whopping £808 cheque from the Tamworth Co-operative Society. Dun Roamin, of Dosthill, is a not-for-profit organisation which collects stray dogs on behalf of Tamworth District Council and East Staffordshire Borough Council. The animals in its care are vaccinated, kennel cough inoculated, micro chipped and health checked by vets. They are then housed with other dogs at Witherley Boarding Kennels and Cattery. The dogs are kept for an indefinite period of time until they are found suitable new homes.
Tamworth Co-operative Society has boosted the funds of a vital bereavement support group – and is also helping it to establish a base in the town after a gap of several years.
Amanda Woodward, Tamworth Co-op’s general funeral manager, this week presented a cheque for £145 to Sue Williams, chair of Cruse South Staffordshire.
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