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News
Pensioner dies after suspected Walsall hit-and-run in Lichfield… 

22 Apr 17

POLICE are ‘urgently’ appealing for information after a pensioner has died following a Walsall collision.


News
​Meet the Walsall police officer who helps homeless people off… 

21 Apr 17

MEET Police Constable Gary Bampfield.


Sport
GOLF: Youngsters sought for Skills Skool challenge 

21 Apr 17

The search is on to uncover the UK’s next golf super star.


News
Patient has been at Walsall Manor for 288 DAYS despite being fit… 

21 Apr 17

An elderly patient’s discharge from a hospital has been delayed by a staggering 288 DAYS – despite her being medically fit to return home.


News
Children’s safety ‘not assured’ at Little Explorers Day Nursery… 

20 Apr 17

A NURSERY in Sutton Coldfield is appealing an inspection report which says children’s welfare and safety are not assured at the setting.


News
Suspect arrested after Walsall hit-and-run in Lichfield Road in… 

20 Apr 17

POLICE have arrested a man after a hit-and-run in Walsall that left a pensioner with serious head injuries.


News
Mindless motorists in Walsall delay fire engine with double… 

20 Apr 17

MINDLESS motorists delayed a fire engine in Walsall because their double parking forced it to slow down to negotiate the tight spaces.


News
​Drink drive arrest after knife and scythe found in car in… 

19 Apr 17

POLICE have arrested two men after a knife and a scythe were found in a car in Walsall.


News
Hunt for driver who left pensioner with ‘severe’ head injuries in… 

19 Apr 17

POLICE are hunting a convertible Mercedes that is believed to have been involved in a hit-and- run in Walsall earlier today.


News
​Elderly pedestrian ‘seriously injured’ in hit-and-run in… 

19 Apr 17

AN ELDERLY pensioner has been seriously injured after a hit and run incident in Walsall this morning (Wednesday, April 19).


News
Walsall trio charged with theft after Wickes incident 

19 Apr 17

THREE people from Walsall are due before magistrates charged with theft following an incident at Cannock Wickes.


News
Hunt to find Walsall man Hubert Locke recalled to prison 

18 Apr 17

POLICE are asking for the public’s help in tracing a man who is wanted on recall to prison after breaking the conditions of his release.


News
​Armed robber from Walsall Paul White who stormed McDonalds in… 

18 Apr 17

An armed robber from Walsall has been jailed after a CCTV image of his masked face was identified by a police officer and DNA on a toothbrush sealed his fate.


News
Walsall schoolgirl raises THOUSANDS for good causes 

18 Apr 17

AGED 11, Bloxwich’s May Parry is just like any other schoolgirl.


Saddlers
Sheffield United FC target two Walsall stars in summer swoop 

18 Apr 17

Walsall pair Neil Etheridge and Jason McCarthy are interesting League One champions Sheffield United as the Blades prepare for their return to the Championship.


News
Man arrested after ‘car crashes into parked cars’ in Walsall 

18 Apr 17

A MAN has been arrested after ‘a number of parked cars’ were crashed into yesterday (Monday, April 17).


Saddlers
WALSALL FC: Saddlers 1 Swindon 0 – Edwards leaves it late as… 

17 Apr 17

Walsall 1 Swindon Town 0Skybet League OneWALSALL ended a six-game win drought as Joe Edwards’ late strike drove another nail into Swindon’s relegation coffin.


News
Driver trapped and hospitalised after milk van overturns on… 

17 Apr 17

A VAN carrying gallons of milk flipped onto its side in Walsall this morning with the driver suffering injuries after becoming trapped.


News
Tributes to Kyle Bullock who died in Walsall crash at junction of… 

15 Apr 17

TRIBUTES have been paid to a ‘loving father and brother’ who died in a Walsall car crash.


Saddlers
WALSALL FC: Shrewsbury Town 1 Saddlers 1 – Walsall pegged back by… 

14 Apr 17

Shrewsbury Town 1 Walsall 1Skybet League OneWALSALL made it six games without a win as they were pegged back by struggling Shrewsbury.


News
​Kitten dies after being abandoned at Walsall Enterprise Park in… 

14 Apr 17

AN ABANDONED kitten found at a factory in Walsall has died.


News
Pedestrian hit by car in Milton Street, Palfrey in Walsall 

13 Apr 17

A PEDESTRIAN has been hit by a car in Walsall this afternoon (Thursday, April 13).


News
Walsall widower’s heartbreak as thieves steal wedding ring and… 

13 Apr 17

AN ELDERLY widower has been left devastated after 3,500 and his late wife’s wedding ring were stolen in a distraction burglary at his Walsall home.


News
Walsall YPF devastated after vandals set fire to cricket ground… 

13 Apr 17

‘MINDLESS vandals’ set fire to a Walsall cricket ground causing thousands of pounds worth of damage just a week before the season starting.


News
​Trio arrested after Walsall police chase 

13 Apr 17

A TRIO from Walsall are in custody this morning (Thursday, April 13) after being arrested following a police chase which ended in the town centre.


News
Walsall man William John Wallace who tried to have ex-wife… 

13 Apr 17

A WALSALL man who tried to hire a hitman to kill his ex-wife has been jailed in America.


News
Special Walsall couples celebrate sixty years of marriage! 

13 Apr 17

SIXTY years of wedded bliss are being celebrated by two special couples in the borough.


News
New free school Darlaston Technology Primary coming to Walsall 

12 Apr 17

A NEW free school is coming to Walsall, it has been confirmed.


News
​Travellers return to Walsall beauty spot Delves Green Common 

12 Apr 17

TRAVELLERS have returned to a beauty spot in Walsall AGAIN despite an injunction banning them from doing so.


News
Rushall library in Walsall to be saved with late community bid? 

12 Apr 17

A SOON-TO-BE-CLOSED Walsall library could be saved if a late community bid to keep the facility alive is accepted.


News
​Jobs at risk as Jaeger which has a Walsall store goes into… 

11 Apr 17

HUNDREDS of jobs have been placed at risk with the news that a high street fashion chain, which has a store in Walsall, has gone into administration.


News
​Man sought after voyeurism incident at Saddlers Shopping Centre… 

11 Apr 17

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to as part of an investigation into an alleged incident of voyeurism in Walsall.


News
Driver arrested on suspicion of causing death of man in Walsall… 

10 Apr 17

POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a crash killed a man in Walsall last night (Sunday, April 9).


News
Manor Baguette Bar and Cafe in Walsall gets top award 

10 Apr 17

A POPULAR Walsall cafe has been awarded a gold Health Switch Award, the highest possible rating.


News
Heartbreaking tributes left at scene of fatal Walsall crash in… 

10 Apr 17

TOUCHING tributes have been left at the scene of a Walsall crash which has tragically claimed the life of a man.


Saddlers
WALSALL FC: Saddlers 1 Oxford United 1 – Makris love-in proves… 

10 Apr 17

Walsall 1 Oxford United 1Skybet League OneWALSALL just have a soft spot for an exotic import, don’t they?Reel off a top 10 or 20 of fans’ favourites over the last 20-odd years and there would be a fair few foreign faces in there.


News
​Man dies and two seriously injured in Walsall crash in Leamore… 

10 Apr 17

A MAN has been killed and two seriously injured after a crash between a car and a lorry in Walsall last night (Sunday, April 9).


Saddlers
WALSALL FC: Saddlers 1 Oxford United 1 – Makris opens account but… 

8 Apr 17

Walsall 1 Oxford United 1Skybet League OneANDREAS Makris finally broke his Walsall goal drought but the Saddlers were left to cling on for a point after being pegged back by Oxford.


News
Tobacco fraudster from Pheasey ordered to pay back profits or… 

7 Apr 17

THREE members of a tobacco fraud gang, including a Walsall man, have been ordered to pay back more than 170,000 of their criminal profits or face jail.


News
​Man missing from Walsall Manor found 

7 Apr 17

A MAN who had gone missing from Walsall Manor Hospital has been found, police have confirmed.


News
Popular school secretary Jane Davies retires from Hydesville… 

7 Apr 17

A POPULAR Walsall school secretary has retired.


News
Platinum wedding celebrations for special Walsall couple 

7 Apr 17

DANCE lovers from Walsall have waltzed their way to SEVENTY years of wedded bliss.


News
Grand National 2017 – Use our GADGET to help you pick your horse 

7 Apr 17

The Grand National 2017 takes place on Saturday – but have you chosen your horse? Now you can use this handy gadget.


News
​Plea to find family of dead Walsall man James Green 

6 Apr 17

AN appeal to find the family of a recently deceased Walsall man has been launched.


Saddlers
Aston Villa FC friendly announced for July 

6 Apr 17

Walsall will play Championship side Aston Villa in a 2017/18 pre-season friendly at the Banks’s Stadium.


Blog
Tickets for new Lady Gaga tour date on sale 

6 Apr 17

LADY Gaga’s Joanne World Tour one of this year’s biggest events keeps getting hotter and hotter with sold out shows and additional dates added in response to extremely high demand throughout North America and Europe.


News
Nasty Walstead Road-Delves Green Road junction smash in Walsall… 

6 Apr 17

A CAR overturned following a rush-hour junction crash in Walsall, with emergency services receiving five frantic 999 calls.


Saddlers
WALSALL FC: Boss preaches patience with Makris as he insists… 

6 Apr 17

WALSALL boss Jon Whitney insists Saddlers fans have to trust him when it comes to the handling of record signing Andreas Makris.


News
From the Amazon to WW1 – virtual lessons become reality for… 

5 Apr 17

PUPILS at Barr Beacon School have been travelling to distant places and even the distant past all without leaving their classrooms, courtesy of the latest in virtual reality technology.


News
​Man trapped after three-car Walsall crash in Bloxwich Road 

5 Apr 17

A MAN was trapped after three cars crashed in Walsall late this morning (Wednesday, April 5).







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