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News
Travellers turn up at Stubbers Green, Aldridge and Bentley Lane,… 

22 Jul 17

TRAVELLERS have set up on two more sites in Walsall for the weekend.


News
Missing Walsall schoolboy Aaron Taylor found 

22 Jul 17

POLICE officers searching for a missing, vulnerable schoolboy from Walsall have confirmed he has been found.


News
Eviction notice served on Walsall travellers in Pelsall Common 

21 Jul 17

AN EVICTION notice is being served on a group of travellers in Walsall, the council has confirmed.


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​Traffic chaos expected as work begins on Pleck Road by Walsall… 

21 Jul 17

ESSENTIAL repairs are resulting in the partial closures of a busy town centre road in Walsall.


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​Snapchat photo captures teacher ASLEEP at Willenhall E-Act… 

21 Jul 17

A PHOTO capturing the moment a teacher fell ASLEEP in a Walsall classroom has gone viral.


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Walsall drugs gang who supplied heroin and cocaine worth… 

21 Jul 17

FOUR members of a Walsall drugs gang have been jailed after a police investigation estimated they supplied heroin and cocaine worth THOUSANDS onto the streets of the Black Country.


News
Bogus worker is entering Walsall homes uninvited 

21 Jul 17

A DESPICABLE conman entered a Walsall home uninvited and demanded money.


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Bogus worker enters Walsall home uninvited 

21 Jul 17

A DESPICABLE conman entered a Walsall home uninvited and demanded money.


News
Nurses celebrate combined 100 years’ service in Walsall 

21 Jul 17

FOUR fantastic nurses who have collectively clocked up more than a century working in Walsall have been thanked for their many years of service.


News
Travellers move on to Pelsall Common in Walsall 

21 Jul 17

TRAVELLERS have angered Walsall residents by turning up at yet another beauty spot in the borough.


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​Walsall’s Joseph Leckie Academy unveils plans for ‘world class… 

20 Jul 17

THESE impressive images show what a Walsall school will look like after it unveils its new 4m world class teaching and learning facilities.


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Popular Aldridge School head teacher David Mountney retires in… 

20 Jul 17

A POPULAR and long-serving Walsall head teacher has retired after chalking up nearly four decades of teaching.


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​Walsall’s maternity unit to close 

20 Jul 17

WALSALL’S midwife unit is to close for a period of time due to a staffing shortage, it has been confirmed.


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​Walsall’s midwifery-led unit to close 

20 Jul 17

WALSALL’S midwife unit is to close for a period of time due to a staffing shortage, it has been confirmed.


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Car stolen in Aldridge Road, Streetly burglary 

20 Jul 17

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen in a burglary last week.


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Mercedes stolen in Aldridge Road, Streetly burglary 

20 Jul 17

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen in a burglary last week.


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​Fire at The Old Bush pub in Walsall Road, Pelsall 

20 Jul 17

FIREFIGHTERS believe a fire at a derelict Walsall pub was arson.


News
St Thomas More Catholic School’s statement after intruders climb… 

20 Jul 17

THE head teacher of a Walsall school has spoken out after a gang of intruders climbed over the fence and into the school grounds yesterday morning (Wednesday, July 20).


Saddlers
Sheffield United defender: Title triumph was great but I will… 

20 Jul 17

JAMES Wilson says his experiences of Walsall as an outsider looking in convinced him to join the Saddlers on a season-long loan.


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​Drama as St Thomas More Catholic School in Walsall on lockdown… 

19 Jul 17

A WALSALL school was placed on lockdown today (Wednesday) as police hunted a gang of thieves.


News
​Crash closes Hobnock Road in Essington near Walsall 

19 Jul 17

A TWO-CAR crash has closed a road near Walsall in BOTH directions.


Saddlers
ANALYSIS: If Aston Villa cannot buy goals, what chance do Walsall… 

19 Jul 17

WALSALL 0 ASTON VILLA 0Friendly’Defence solid.


Saddlers
Uninspired Aston Villa held to pre-season stalemate by hard-worki… 

18 Jul 17

Walsall 0 Aston Villa 0FriendlyWALSALL produced an impressive performance to hold Championship big-spenders Aston Villa and were perhaps unlucky not to shock their illustrious visitors.


Saddlers
Manchester United FC keeper and Chelsea legend start for Aston… 

18 Jul 17

FORMER England and Chelsea captain John Terry lines up against the Saddlers tonight, skippering visitors Aston Villa in a friendly at the Banks’s Stadium.


News
Bogus workman steals from Walsall pensioner in Greenwood Road,… 

18 Jul 17

A BOGUS worker has stolen hundreds of pounds from a Walsall pensioner today.


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Alarming increase in crime in Walsall raised at public meeting 

18 Jul 17

CONCERNED residents packed out a Walsall community centre to raise their fears over an alarming increase in crime.


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Warren Honey is new head teacher at Walsall’s Hydesville Tower… 

18 Jul 17

IT’S a new chapter for an ambitious Walsall school after announcing its new head teacher for next year.


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​Paedophile Sean Killian from Walsall travelled 190 miles to have… 

18 Jul 17

A PAEDOPHILE from Walsall travelled more than 190 miles in the hope of having sex with a child.


Saddlers
WALSALL FC: Club needs to be more open with supporters, admits… 

18 Jul 17

TRANSPARENCY is key to regaining Walsall fans’ trust, admits boss Jon Whitney, who wants the club to become more open with its supporters.


News
James Brindley murder suspects Aaron Kahrod and teen remanded in… 

18 Jul 17

A MAN and teenager charged with the murder of James Brindley have been remanded in custody until September.


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Cycling troublemakers at Streetly Academy in Sutton Coldfield… 

18 Jul 17

CYCLING schoolchildren causing anti-social behaviour in Sutton Coldfield have been warned they will face possible exclusion from school if caught causing trouble on the roads.


Saddlers
Sheffield United defender could make debut in Aston Villa… 

17 Jul 17

Walsall have signed defender James Wilson on a season-long loan deal from Sheffield United, confirming rumours Advertiser Sport first reported earlier on today (Monday).


Saddlers
Sheffield United defender linked with loan move to Walsall 

17 Jul 17

Walsall have been heavily linked with a loan move for Sheffield United central defender James Wilson.


News
Good Samaritan attacked with brick at the James Bridge petrol… 

17 Jul 17

A GOOD Samaritan has spoken of the shocking moment he was attacked with a BRICK after protecting a lorry driver from verbal abuse.


News
Travellers set up huge camp at King George V playing fields in… 

17 Jul 17

TRAVELLERS who have set up an unauthorised encampment in a popular Walsall park have been labelled inconsiderate and slammed for leaving ‘disgraceful’ and ‘hazardous’ waste.


Saddlers
Aston Villa friendly at Walsall will feature strong line-up,… 

17 Jul 17

WALSALL fans can expect to see something close to Jon Whitney’s line-up for the League One curtain-raiser at Bury on August 5 when Championship big boys Aston Villa visit the Banks’s Stadium tomorrow night.


News
Fake Nike, Adidas, Emporio Armani, Boss, Michael Kors and Stone… 

17 Jul 17

HUNDREDS of counterfeit goods were seized in a trading standards blitz at a Walsall market.


Blog
Kara beats thousands to play musical legend Cilla 

17 Jul 17

FOLLOWING weeks of open auditions at venues up and down the country the producers of Cilla The Musical have found their star.


Saddlers
Why West Ham United FC youngster will not be returning to Walsall… 

17 Jul 17

Midfielder George Dobson will not be returning to Walsall on loan this season – because he has sealed a permanent move to the Dutch top flight.


Saddlers
WALSALL FC: Solihull Moors 3 Saddlers 2 – former Swindon Town… 

15 Jul 17

SOLIHULL MOORS 3 WALSALL 2FriendlyWALSALL’S pre-season got off to a poor start as they let an early lead slip to lose at National League outfit Solihull.


News
Two charged with murder of James Brindley in Aldridge 

14 Jul 17

A TEENAGER and a man have been charged with the murder of James Brindley.


News
Two arrested in James Brindley murder investigation following… 

13 Jul 17

A TEENAGER and a man have been arrested on suspicion of murder by detectives investigating the death of an Aldridge man.


News
Walsall mum Arafa Nassib who faked her own death is jailed 

12 Jul 17

A MUM from Walsall has been sentenced to prison for conspiring to fake her death in an insurance scam.


News
Items stolen in Walsall burglary 

12 Jul 17

DISTINCTIVE items have been stolen in a Walsall burglary.


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Concern for missing teen Britney Bailey with links to Walsall 

12 Jul 17

POLICE officers are appealing for help to find a teenager with links to Walsall who has been missing for more than a week.


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Walsall fraudster and ex partner told to pay back £200k or… 

12 Jul 17

A WALSALL businessman and his ex-girlfriend who are both currently serving prison sentences for a multi-million pound tax fraud have been ordered to pay back more than 200,000 or face further time in jail.


News
Car crashes into house in Field Road in Bloxwich, Walsall 

12 Jul 17

TWO people have been injured and taken to hospital after a car crashed into a stationary car and a house in Walsall.


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Three-car crash in Green Lane, Bloxwich in Walsall 

11 Jul 17

EMERGENCY services are currently at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash in Walsall this afternoon (Tuesday, July 11).


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​Parents’ heart-breaking last words to Aldridge, Walsall stabbing… 

11 Jul 17

THE heartbroken parents of a young Walsall man who was stabbed to death have told of the last conversation that they had with their beloved son.


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Police arrest ‘most wanted’ in Walsall 

11 Jul 17

POLICE have ’rounded up’ suspects described as their most wanted in Walsall today (Tuesday, July 11).







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