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Thousands of wannabes took what they hoped was the first step to stardom when they auditioned for the X Factor today...
Wolverhampton Heath Town Crew member Agandy Anderson arrested after battle with rival gang...
Campaigners demand action after inspectors condemn poorly furnished and dirty cells...
Wolverhampton collectables shop destroyed in arson attack...
He was a real-life ‘Del Boy’ who wanted to make all around him ‘happy’.
She was born and bred in the Black Country and rose from humble beginnings to win global acclaim for performances in works by Gilbert and Sullivan.
Taxi drivers say they are struggling to make ends meet due to rules stating they must replace their vehicles every 10 years.
Eight air fresheners and a soft toy dangling from a car mirror may have obscured a driver’s view before he knocked down and killed a university worker, a court heard.
The Duchess of Cornwall is "utterly devastated" after her brother died from a s erious head injury sustained in a fall in New York.
A bus company has admitted failing to ensure the safety of workers after a mechanic died when he was crushed between two vehicles at a depot.
Nearly £400,000 has been recouped from benefit cheats from parts of Staffordshire, figures have revealed.
A man was injured after a wagon and two cars crashed causing rush hour delays on a motorway.
Brinsford prison near Wolverhampton was facing calls to be closed down today after inspectors found that inmates were living in "squalid conditions" among the worst ever seen.
Petition calls for new crossing on Chester Road after death of Shire Oak Academy schoolboy Jack Garrington...
Birmingham artist creates tribute to former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson...
Victim suffered serious head and internal injuries in mystery accident early on Saturday...
Club had feared Spanish playmaker may be out for season Silva could be in contention for final two matches David Silva looks set to hand a boost to Manchester City's Premier League title aspirations after initial tests showed the ankle injury he ...
Police identify a man who drowned in a lake in Walsall.
Chris Kelly MP Thursday 24 April 2014 Chris Kelly MP Here is a summary of Chris's activities in the House and around the constituency since the last edition .
I am indebted to a Burnell yet again, as top chap and fellow cyclist Richard contacts me and points out something he noticed that I didn't - Bullings Heath Grove is now a real place, with street signs and everything.
Change, be it geologically imperceptible or earth shatteringly violent, shares the inevitability of both death and taxation...
Yes there's a real ale festival, yes there's the Strongest Man competition, yes there's the skatepark events…and yes, there's loads of great music too! But there's also a fantastic number of things for younger children ...
The NHS drug approval body – NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) has turned down a breast cancer drug that offers women with advanced breast cancer about 6 months longer.
OMG! Watch him go! Martyn Glover, manager of 24/7 gym (Hagley Road) has his own You Tube Fitness Channel.
Easter Monday afternoon (21stApril 2014), Walsall Wood FC faced Continental Star at Dales Lane, and I think it's fair to say that the lads from Walsall Wood trounced their Rushall hosts.
Doug James and Zulf Ali with taxi drivers who are calling for a fair deal for all private hire cars.
The full-line up for Lightwoods Park May Day Festival has just been announced and we must admit we’re a little (ok VERY!) excited.
Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, has visited the Birmingham Metropolitan College Art and Design Centre in Brierley Hill to judge a student doodle competition.
Bird keepers delivered a delicious fishy birthday breakfast for DZGs oldest Humboldt penguin this morning, Pingu turns 23 today and keepers made sure he had the first pick of the sprats when they arrived at Penguin Bay with the food.
Kune Kune pig, Bob, has been enjoying a few leftover Easter treats.
This truly is going to be a whistle stop, no time to catch your breath type trip for us in Iceland.
My latest Mysterious Universe article is a review of Chris O'Brien's new book, Stalking the Herd .
This series of pictures contains a picture of a Yorkshire minor who could not go back down the mine because of the illness which a lot of miners suffered from.
I returned to Portland after getting the all clear on the Sunday ready to get back to work on the Monday.
I could argue that this week's run report is deliberately late as with so few other races going on, I wanted to include Pete's result from the Boston Marathon in the one run report.
Well the BBC’s much vaunted period drama, Jamaica Inn has drawn quite a bit of criticism of late but it’s not only the poor sound that is disappointing – I think the whole thing is rotten.
If I went about my dressmaking in a logical manner I'd identify the gaps in my wardrobe and make something accordingly, but that would be far too sensible and I'd probably be bored before I'd even pinned the thing out.
The latest scores are as follows:- Year 5-6 competition the top four are…..
Walsall Fan Speaks About Facing Legends Vitalfootball:Walsall:23/04/2014 20:32:00 Lifelong Saddler, David Pearson contacted us to share his excitement for the match and asks for your help.
Walsall Football Club's main kit sponsor and commercial partner CAT Communications ' final sponsored charity match at Banks's Stadium is edging ever closer...
Olsson - We Have To Change Our Pattern Vitalfootball:WBA:23/04/2014 13:54:00 Jonas Olsson has said that the Manchester City game is a perfect example of how things have gone for us for the last six or so weeks, if not all season.
This Saturday Walsall Football Club make the trip to Hertfordshire to take on Stevenage in their penultimate Sky Bet League One match of the season, once again we have teamed up with tothe92.
Dorrans - We Can Take The Positives Vitalfootball:WBA:23/04/2014 13:45:00 Graham Dorrans has said that despite an 'unacceptable' ten minutes against Manchester City, he feels Albion can take a lot of positives from the game.
Gallery created by Walsall Advertiser...
Please can you ring Jim McComish in connection with travel to Hitchin on Saturday.
He was the perfect choice and has led Wolves to the “perfect season”.
Business optimism among manufacturers saw its sharpest improvement since 1973, on the back of strong growth in orders at home and abroad.
PRIMARK is to open stores in the United States for the first time as it looks to replicate the success behind a 26% jump in profits in the last six months.
Championing Better Work and Working Lives:a celebration of Black Country skillsDate: Thursday, 22 May 2014Time: 9:00am - 4:00pmLocation: Ramada Park Hall Hotel, Park Drive, Goldthorn Park, Wolverhampton WV4 5AJ.
A NEW motor dealership set to deliver new jobs to Stafford has taken its next step forward with a ground-breaking ceremony.
DEVELOPER St Modwen has secured outline planning permission for a residential scheme at Little Haywood in Staffordshire.
STOURBRIDGE-based law firm, Wall James Chappell solicitors, held its Easter drinks reception,hosting more than 70 clients and professional contacts from the business community.
Information is key to Midland firms looking to export, a group of manufacturers have told experts from the UK’s overseas trade advisers UKTI.
A NEW generation of car buyers is looking beyond factors such as luxury and performance when deciding on their next choice of vehicle.
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