Patient details were left on a train and more than 120 sickness absence letters were sent to the wrong people in a series of health staff blunders in Walsall.
An employment partnership in Walsall has been made a centre of excellence after helping 64 people with mental health issues get back into work.
Reports of domestic violence crimes in Walsall have increased by almost 40 per cent in just 12 months, figures have shown.
Cancer patients in Walsall will be helped to get physically active and feeling good thanks to a new partnership between two key health organisations.
Birmingham and neighbours including Coventry, Solihull and the Black Country are preparing to join forces in a new "combined authority".
Walsall's former Argos store and a block of closed public toilets at its main shopping centre will be transformed into a walk-in health centre, under new plans.
Homes are being lined up for former business sites under regeneration plans in Walsall.
A section of the M6 motorway closes overnight for a week as part of a project to introduce variable speed limits.
The M6 will be closed over night for four nights while cable works take place.
An impassioned plea has been made by two Walsall-based charities for kind-hearted residents to help them fulfil a promise made to 1,000 families who have been left homeless following the devastating Nepal earthquake.
A long-awaited visitor centre at Walsall's premier park has opened its doors to the public.
Mrs Cooper has the support of at least four of the city’s nine Labour MPs, more than any other contender so far...
Liberal Democrats on Walsall Council are backing the ruling Labour group ahead of a crunch vote to decide who will run the town hall.
CAT owners in Walsall have been urged to be vigilant after one pet died and three others were injured in a spate of airgun shootings.
A retired doctor says he thought he had cancer after Walsall Manor Hospital bungled his test results - and now he is is considering legal action.
It's the latest trend for mums-to-be - and babies get a kick out of it too...
A driver is arrested after a van crashes through barriers on the M6 Toll motorway.
Prime Minister says his Government won't repeat the mistake of letting London leave the rest of the country behind - but councils are under pressure to create a mayor...
Lichfield canal enthusiasts made the most of good weather to make a big impression on judges for a national award.
A PETROL station manager feared he would be killed when he was violently attacked and robbed by masked men in front of his young son as he went to cash in his takings at a Darlaston post office.
A dramatic police chase ended up with a suspected drink driver being arrested on foot on the M54.
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The launch event for the Green Pathways Health Trail in Willenhall which links Coppice Farm, New Invention and Short Heath takes place tomorrow Saturday 30th May 2015 between 10am-2:30pm at Short Heath Park, Hawthorne Road, Willenhall, WS12 5LS (...
There’s some good news and some not so good news about the footpaths in Sneyd Lane.
Doug James welcoming further improvements in Darlaston’s public transport.
“Being able to help people is the most rewarding part of our job.
The case Inn at Newtown, Brownhills seems to be enjoying a bit of a renaissance of late after a few years in the doldrums - now with lots going on, this popular community pub on the A5 Watling Street near the Chase Road junction has got a real buzz ...
Last Monday, I popped out on the overcast, grey afternoon and rode to New Hall Mill for their open day - this is the working flour mill reader Alan Dawson recommended to readers last weekend - I've fallen in love with this remarkable place.
“Being able to help people is the most rewarding part of our job.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that tonight (Thursday 28th May 2015) there is a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, formerly the ...
Here's a late one just in - if your kids are at a loose end, there's a fun activity event at Brownhills Library in the Parkview Centre, just by the Miner Island this morning from 10-11am.
Published by the Express and Star: Thursday, May 28, 2015: Liberal Democrats on Walsall Council are backing the ruling Labour group ahead of a crunch vote to decide who will run the town hall.
- Chasewater, Brownhills, Walsall 26/04/2014
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Scenes around Chasewater reservoir near Brownhills.
Work on building the reservoir started in 1796 and it was opened on 8 May 1797. In May 1799 the eastern dam burst, flooding the valley below. Work
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Today FIFA will elect a new president and hopefully it will not be Sepp Blatter.
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Earlier today Walsall striker Jordan Murphy put pen-to-paper on a new one-year deal with the club, following the reveal he spoke to Saddlers Player's Dale Moon, and discussed his 'whirlwind' first year as a pro.
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Walsall attacking-midfielder Romaine Sawyers has spoken to the club's official website as he prepares to go out on international duty as his St Kitts and Nevis side take on El Salvador in a two-legged 2018 World Cup qualifier, and has discussed...
Walsall manager Dean Smith has today revealed that last season's top-scorer Tom Bradshaw has been offered an improved contract by the club, Smith has also insisted that signing a new deal will not affect any future move Tom may make.
Earlier today Walsall Football Club revealed that young striker Jordan Murphy had become the latest player to put pen-to-paper on a new one-year contract with the club, following the news Jordan spoke to the club's official website to discuss...
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The Lionesses landed in Canada on Monday evening ahead of their final warm-up match, against the host nation on Friday night.
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Peter Heap and Matthew Heath of the Jonathan Lee RecruitmentAerospace, Defence and Aviation Divisionattended theNWAA’s (Northwest Aerospace Alliance) second Annual Conference in Blackburn this week.
CONSTRUCTION and support services giant Carillion has bought a Canadian firm for up to £63m.
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A councillor says plans she hopes McDonald’s will be the “first of many” new businesses to come to Burntwood.
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I did the duty today and the sum total of interesting birds worth talking about was two Common Tern and a Stock Dove.
Keith Whitehouse read about my bogey bird in the last posting and decided to share his Little Bittern with me - Bless! That really makes me feel better about dipping them all over Europe! Never mind its the thought that counts, so if you ever see one...
I have been very good this year, I haven't made one comment about Iolo Williams and his boring voice - " oh look here's a sparrow, there's lovely !" I didn't want to risk the wrath of the usual blog followers with Welsh heritage who normally give me ...
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Two Common Tern on the Mere, both Oystercatchers with both chicks today.
May 24th - The wildflowers and blossom are wonderful this year.
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Birmingham Gay Pride organisers announce record-breaking ticket sales following it's BIGGEST ever line-up - and it takes place this weekend.
Acorns Children’s Hospice and Aston Villa have come together to offer daredevils a once-in-a-lifetime fundraising challenge.
In one of his first engagements as the new Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Ray Hassall officially reopened the Acorns Children’s Hospice shop in Castle Bromwich today.
Heantun Housing Association, part of the Accord Group, has acquired a licence to occupy the Old Tree Nursery site in Pendeford, Wolverhampton.
From shaggy Shetland sheepdogs to bounding border collies, over 100 pooches hit Sutton Coldfield yesterday (17 May) for a very special four-legged fundraising event.
In one of his first engagements in the role, the incoming Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Ray Hassall, will officially reopen the Acorns Children’s Hospice shop in Castle Bromwich next week.
Macmillan Cancer Support are taking over Wolverhampton on Friday 5 June.
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Hundreds of people headed for Walsall Community Fire Station on Saturday (9 May) for its ever-popular open day – and to watch firefighters compete in a skills challenge.
Just like my last post, this one is all about scams – they seem to be the big thing at the moment.
WBA support police appeal to find hit and run driver Adam Jones, from Wednesbury, died when he was hit by a blue Volkswagen Bora as he crossed the junction of Beacon View Road and Walsall Road in West Bromwich with his bike just after 7.30pm...
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Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Rob Parker on 29 May 2015 .
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Mr.
As I reported last summer this is a dangerous corner as people who dont even live on Brookland Grove park all the way down into it meaning that when you try to exit the grove onto Brookland Road you are driving into oncoming traffic.
I am increasingly seeing large vehicles travelling well over the speed limit on Dangerfield Lane.
Walsall Festival of Cricket at Walsall Arboretum on Sunday 31 May to take place between 11am and 4pm.