A MOTORIST who failed to stop at the scene of a collision that killeda Brownhills man told police she had hit a deer, a court heard.
Three police stations and six bases in Walsall are to close to save money, West Midlands Police announce.
Youth is accused of shooting driver in face with pellet gun at junction of Milton Street and Bescot Street...
Ice bucket challenge – which made a star of Walsall youngster – raises almost £7 million for charityBirmingham Mail 18 Sep
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It was discussed at last week’s meeting of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner’s Strategic Policing and Crime Board.
A teenager is set to appear in court accused of shooting a man in the face with an air pistol - as police continue to appeal for witnesses.
MPs' expenses and office costs came to more than £2.9 million in a year for 19 of them in the West Midlands, official figures have shown.
The level of council tax support for thousands of families in Walsall could be cut due to an impending £7.7 million funding shortfall.
Work has begun on transforming part of a district hospital in readiness for its relaunch as a centre for non-emergency surgery.
A teenager has been charged by police after a man was shot in the head with an air weapon in Walsall.
Access to city centre roads will be restricted and a huge security operation will be in place as the Conservative party conference comes to Birmingham next weekend.
The number of parking tickets issued in Walsall has dropped as money raked in slumped by more than £150,000 over the last two years.
Council chiefs have vowed to work 'non-stop' to get more people in Wolverhampton into work after the city fell to the bottom of the UK's jobless league.
THE family of a paranoid schizophrenic from Walsall who stabbed a teenager to death are calling on the Government to take tougher measures after a damning report revealed that opportunities to help him were missed.
A man in his 30s is injured with an air weapon outside a house in Walsall.
Three people were picked up by West Midlands Police officers after apparently falling from underneath a lorry and walking along the hard shoulder near to Junction 8...
POLICE have closed off a road in Palfrey following a suspected shooting.
Three men are being dealt with by the UK Boarder Force after being found walking along the busy M6.
AN inspirational teenage cancer survivor from Willenhall is urging generous runners to get behind a charity that has helped him.
Celebrities often choose unusual names for their children and Katie Price is no different.
Traffic stretches back to M6 near Walsall while vehicles are recovered from westbound carriageway of M54...
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The polling places have closed, the ballots have been cast and the votes are being counted...
Diane Coughlan: Cabinet member for Social Care A radical plan to improve care for the elderly and disabled by phasing out zero hour contracts is being considered by Walsall Council’s Labour cabinet.
Thanks to the wonderful Swan Lady, I can let readers know that yesterday, at around 11am, a rare black swan was photographed at Chasewater, just by the play fort on the south shore.
Last Tuesday evening (16th September 2014), Walsall Wood FC entertained Lye Town at home - Sadly, the Woodmen lost.
Recent meetings between Liberal Democrat Cllr Ian Shires and New Invention Health Centre’s lead GP are beginning to show results.
Hi folks - an urgent one just come in here - Becci Saich messaged me this evening (Wednesday 17th September 2014) asking if anyone has lost a Rottweiler dog on or around the Hussey estate in Brownhills? Continue reading →...
Every few years the Lone Star State of Texas huffs and puffs and threatens to leave the United States of America...
I see from a report in the generally on-the-ball Walsall Advertiser that Brownhills Police Station - virtually mothballed already - looks set to close and be sold off, along with the main Walsall headquarters in Walsall at Green Lane and other local ...
Walsall Council seems to be one of the few councils in the West Midlands who have not flown the Scottish Saltire alongside the Union Flag outside its Council House in a bid to show our Scottish friends that we do not want them to leave the Union .
Liberal Democrats on Walsall Council have resumed their fight to get a doctors surgery in Short Heath.
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It is a very mild start to the day although there will be some dew on the grass and cars this morning as the relative humidity is high.
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Originally known as Dennis Brothers Ltd, the company was founded in 1895 by John (1871–1939) and Raymond (1878–1939) Dennis who made Speed King bicycles which they sold from their shop, the Universal Athletic Stores, in Guildford.
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As part of Activities Week 2015, Barr Beacon School is delighted to offer a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to visit one of the most breath-taking countries in the world – ICELAND.
This coming Saturday, Walsall Football Club travel to Kent to take on Gillingham in the latest round of Sky Bet League One campaign.
In the latest of his regular pre-match ' Team Talk ' articles, Walsall manager Dean Smith has insisted that Tuesday evening's result, and more importantly the performance, will not be repeated.
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WALSALL finally looked to have turned a corner at the weekend, overcoming Preston 3-1 to clinch their first win of the season.
The Football Association has today sent out its first draft of proposals which seek to reduce the number of non-EU players within English football, by up to 50%.
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Staffordshire FA have a Level 2 taking place in October half-term.
The Club has renamed the Boys’ Academy sponsored by FCL Global to ‘BOYS’ DEVELOPMENT CENTRE sponsored by FCL GLOBAL’.
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England Women will take to the pitch at the new Wembley Stadium for the first time in November.
Lichfield City FC face one of their fellow front-runners as they look to make it three league wins on the bounce.
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'Vibrant, buzzing and exciting' is how Walsall's regeneration chief has described the town and borough, following the announcement of another big name to sign up to the area.
TREBOR Developments and Hortons Estate have secured TK Maxx and Burger King as tenants for their Gateway Retail Park joint venture in Cannock.
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GB Training says the one-year contract with the Skills Funding Agency is one of the largest single contracts it has secured in recent years...
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REGIONAL housebuilder Persimmon Homes South Midlands has secured planning permission for a new £13m residential development in Coventry.
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Date / Time Start date: Sat, 04/10/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm Summary: Join the Friends of Moorcroft Wood and the Wildlife Trust on a walk looking at the changes that Autumn brings to the reserve and searching for the Fungus species that appear at this ...
Date / Time Start date: Sat, 04/10/2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Summary: The Friends of Moorcroft Wood and the Wildlife Trust ask for your help in clearing up this fantastic hidden gem of a reserve.
September 16th - There’s a shop opened up in the former bank in Darlaston, just on the Walsall Road at the lights.
Total silence, apart from the birdsong.
September 13th - I whizzed up to Walsall Wood in the morning on an errand.
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David Jamieson makes his acceptance speech West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson speaks after the result of the election is announced on 22 August 2014.
David Jamieson takes the Police and Crime Commissioner oath of office Before they can take office, all Police and Crime Commissioners must take an oath of office that is set out in law.
Walsall drug raids in Pleck Police swooped on two addresses in the Pleck area of Walsall on 9 September in a clampdown on drug dealing and prostitution.
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Welcome to David Jamieson, our new Police and Crime Commissioner.
There is a public football pitch at Coppice Farm recreational fields, over the past few months teenagers have been playing football and using the area to meet etc.
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Jack Stanson on 17 September 2014 .
Young visitors to Walsall's Gallery Garden will find plenty to do on a September Sunday thanks to a Children's Art Activity Afternoon.
Home care agencies will be supported to move away from zero hour contracts as Walsall Council works to further improve services for residents and create greater job security for staff.
Walsall Council is to review its council tax reduction scheme for working age low income households with four options drawn up for consultation.