Retired police officer "horrified" at Ministry of Justice guidelines allowing prisons to buy wreaths for inmates who die in custody...
THE number of apprenticeship vacancies in Walsall has hit a new high as the town's employers back a new generation of workers.
YOUNSTERS at Oasis Academy in Streetly Road, Erdington were treated to a visit from an award-winning author this week.
A RUNNING hero from Walsall dubbed 'Usingh Bolt' is limbering up for his next race to raise funds for a cancer charity.
A DANCE teacher who starred in BBC's The Apprentice will swap the boardroom for the dance floor after being announced as the judge of a charity dance competition.
THOUSANDS more visitors walked through the doors of a popular Walsall attraction last year compared to 12 months previous, council bosses have revealed.
THE family of a 91-year-old woman who died after being looked after at acare home has vowed to continue looking for answers after a care home nurse was cleared last week.
THE family of a 91-year-old woman who died after being looked after at a Little Aston care home has vowed to continue looking for answers after a care home nurse was cleared last week.
Convenience stores battle in increasingly crowded market as shoppers steer away from weekly shop...
Fly-tippers dumped tonnes of rubbish outside a closed Willenhall pub after security fencing was forced down.
A HOSPICE in Walsall has thanked its loyal supporters who helped fund their vital services after revealing that it treated more patients than ever in the last 12 months.
A nurse in Walsall accused of the manslaughter of a 91-year-old widow at a care home has been found not guilty after a judge dismissed the case.
Walsall Safeguarding Board criticised agencies after 17 year-old Wolverhampton girl died at Brn Melyn Care home in Shropshire...
Police urging drivers to lock up amid increasing thefts of tools and business stock from vehicles...
Judge admits the injuries suffered by the frail widow remained a 'mystery...
It was ‘predictable’ that a teenager who died after a fire at a care home would eventually cause harm to herself or others after her behaviour was not controlled, a serious case review has found.
Extra nurses are to be recruited at Walsall Manor Hospital under a £4 million drive to boost staff levels and cut temporary worker costs.
HOPEFUL participants from Walsall for this year's Great Midlands Fun Run are being encouraged to join the start line when registration opens this weekend.
THE death of a Walsall teenager in a fire at a children's home could have been prevented, an investigation has found.
A grandmother who died after allegedly being mishandled by a Walsall nurse at a care home suffered an acute brain bleed for up to three weeks, a court heard.
CAMPAIGNERS will hold a public meeting urging for the future of a Walsall centre to be secured after council bosses revealed that they will meet to decide on whether to sell the building.
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Hey people - local lad Ash Evsy has posted the following request on Facebook - please be on the lookout for a stolen Yamaha Aerox 100cc motorbike, taken from Brownhills at around 3:00 am on Thursday, 29th January 2015.
Walsall Council’s flag has been flying at half mast in remembrance of my very good friend and former Mayor Councillor Arthur Bentley who passed away last week.
Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette - I present issue 31 of the long lost freesheet, from April 1992 for you to peruse and download.
Your chance to support Walsall Wood at home against Alvechurch today! Continue reading →...
Here's a quick ride cam for the people out there who enjoy them - I know Trevor in Aus will like this one, as where he is, they don't get much snow.
Last night’s Social Care and Health Scrutiny Panel saw some really good debates in particular around the problems surrounding adaptations to what these days is called Social Housing and the recent pressures on Walsall’s Manor Hospital.
Yesterday, I published a post requesting suggestions for bands that might be good to play at the 2015 Brownhills Canalised Festival, which is to take place on Sunday, 28th July 2015 at the canalised in Silver Street.
This week’s Willenhall North Lib Dem Surgeries…..
Just in case you haven't seen it (you must have done by now, surely), the Tesco Express at Streets Corner, Walsall Wood is to close for good on March 15th 2015, as part of a closure program that will see 43 stores close across the country.
It is not the fault of National Express about the state of the buses in the morning in particular.
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For yet another day the jet stream is sitting firmly below the UK but before it makes its journey beyond the south coast it is bringing with some cool winds from the NW.
The jet stream remains below the UK throughout, at least, today and tomorrow and this means that we will see a continuation of the northerly climate dominating.
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Welcome to this week’s first time parkrunners Runner Time Runner Time Daniel Arnold 22:23 Kian Murphy 31:57 Carol Bowen 28:11 Daniel Pesian 32:17 Ruth Robinson 29:20 Frances Robinson 33:06 David Green 29:35 Deborah Pettit 33:56 Nick Matthews 29:38 ...
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Frederick “Fred” Barber (born 26 August 1963) is an English former footballer who played as a goalkeeper and made nearly 400 Football League appearances.
YORK City’s new goalkeeping coach and assistant manager Fred Barber is putting Michael Ingham through the same training regime that transformed Jussi Jaaskelainen from unknown Scandinavian into his country’s top goalkeeper.
Anthony “Tony” Barras (born 29 March 1971) is an English footballer who plays for New Mills as a defender.
David Kwame “Dave” Barnett (born 16 April 1967) is an English former football player and coach who played as a defender in the Football League for Colchester United, Walsall, Barnet, Birmingham City, Port Vale and Lincoln City.
And there's one more recent Mysterious Universe article from me, this one on theincreasingreports ofenergy-sucking vampires...
Last week Walsall Football Club progressed to the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final, thanks to a two-legged Northern Area Final victory over Preston North End.
The Green Man For Walsall Fans Only Vitalfootball:Walsall:31/01/2015 20:43:00 Popular Wembley pub will be for Walsall fans only...
Walsall Football Club vice-Captain Paul Downing has spoken to the club's official website ahead of Sunday evening's Sky Bet League 1 clash with Gillingham, and has discussed the importance getting back to winning ways at Banks's...
Walsall manager Dean Smith has spoken to the press ahead of tomorrow's Sky Bet League 1 clash with Gillingham, and has discussed his desire to sign a player on loan ahead of Tuesday's 'Transfer Deadline Day'.
Walsall Football Club will be wearing their black away kit during the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final, which takes place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, 22nd March.
Walsall To Play In Black For JPT Final Vitalfootball:Walsall:31/01/2015 11:20:00 Coin toss decided we shall play in our away shirts at Wembley Stadium...
On Sunday evening Walsall Football Club will play host to Gillingham in the latest Sky Bet League 1 fixture of the season.
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Weather permitting the Lockmen take on Bewdley on Tuesday hoping to continue their unbeaten run in 2015.
Weather permitting the Lockmen take on Bewdley on Tuesday hoping to continue their unbeaten run in 2015.
Congratulations go out to former Continental Star FC player, Jermaine Hylton, who recently signed for League one team, Swindon Town FC.
Following a pitch inspection today's WMRL game at Haughmond is OFF.
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KPMG's annual event at the firm's Birmingham office attracted 300 attendees.
EU Commission event - ‘Accelerate your business using EU funding’Hosted by The University of Birmingham this event is sponsored by the European Commission EAC and it is part of a second phase of the campaign 'MSCA Bridging business and Research...
Hershey’s claimed the sale of Dairy Milk and other British-made chocolate products breached trademark laws in the United States...
2015 is a benchmark year for Aldridge based precision toolmakers Phoenix Tooling and Development as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.
A popular Burntwood soft play area is facing permanent closure after a dispute between the owners and landlords.
BIRMINGHAM-based pubco Mitchells & Butlers has said its performance has benefited from a strong festive period.
Leeds-based Kahn Design, which specialises in modifying a wide range of cars, has launched what many are calling the ultimate Defender...
The region’s other manufacturing businesses should take note and encouragement from what Cadbury's American parent company is achieving.
DEVELOPER St Modwen has secured a letting at its Watling Street Business Park site near Cannock.
SUPERMARKET group Tesco has revealed it is to close four stores in the West Midlands as part of a series of closures across the UK.
I have been seriously grateful for all of the photographs I have received of our Great Northern Diver and really appreciate the generosity of spirit of everyone who has taken the time and effort to send them to me and given me permission to share ...
January 30th - A long day.
Photo: courtesy of Derek Lees After yesterdays adventure I had decided to rest on my laurels for a while and take it easy but the news that there were two Oystercatcher at Chasewater yesterday evening drove me to check if they were our overdue birds ...
Well done Kev Clements , most of us were staying in the warm this afternoon but Kev was over the Mere at Dusk and confirmed the presence of our Great Northern Diver, 18 Goosander, 18 Pochard and Little Grebe again ( a bird that has been dodging me in...
" Then there's that big Betty Mayvery (She's got her own aviary!) She's got the biggest parra-keets I've ever seen!" Benny Hill 1971 Can I have a lie down now? Job done - 100 species seen in January .
January 28th - And this is the thing with Darlaston - it takes your breath away.
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Hello! Hope everyone has been having a good year so far- we’ve been quiet on the blogging front but we have had lots to be getting on with, but there’s lots of exciting things that have caught my eye which I’ll hopefully get to blog...
With research showing that by the end of January, half of all New Year’s resolutions have been broken; Acorns Children’s Hospice is offering an exciting and more achievable alternative.
A star of the latest series of BBC’s The Apprentice will be swapping the boardroom for the dancefloor in support of the latest fundraising event from local charity Acorns Children’s Hospice.
Acorns Children’s Hospice’s very own vocal harmony group have issued an appeal for men in good voice to take on a new challenge for 2015.
When: Saturday, 28 February 2015 from 10:00 to 18:00 (GMT) Where: The Performance Hub, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus Magdalene Rd WS1 Walsall United Kingdom Hosted By: The Performance Hub, University of Wolverhampton Register for this ...
FANS of Dirty Dancing are in for the time of their lives when an all-new, spectacular stage show featuring everyone's favourite hits from the dance phenomenon arrives in town.
Acorns Children’s Hospice is seeking pairs or groups of all abilities and styles to take to the floor and help raise over £20,000 with an exciting new dance competition.
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CCTV shows Walsall man setting blaze in attempt to kill ex-lover A spurned lover is facing 16 years behind bars after setting light to his ex-partner's Walsall home.
The NYPD have recently undertaken a form of industrial action – is this ever something that’s acceptable for police officers to do? (Image from NYPD Drills) There are lots and lots of things that us police can do.
Appeal after CCTV captures two thieves stealing a womans purse in Walsall Moving footage of two thieves who steal a woman's purse from a Walsall store in the West Midlands has been released.
This advice from West Midlands Police is so relevant I’m reproducing it in it’s entirety (well why re-invent the wheel).
The nursery white rabbits at this location always leaves bins on the pavement.
Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Doug Paulley on 30 January 2015 .
Further work will be done to raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) among frontline staff in Walsall, the borough's health and wellbeing board has agreed.
The number of people in Walsall claiming JSA has fallen again...
Staff and young people at three Walsall children's homes are celebrating after Ofsted have given them positive ratings following recent inspections.