Drug dealer text his girlfriend ‘I’ve got 10 kilo on board. I’m being safe’ moments before he was pulled over by policeBirmingham Mail 2 Oct
David Partington has been jailed after he was pulled over on the M6 near Walsall in May with 10kg of heroin...
A female had a miraculous escape in Sutton Coldfield last night when her car left the road and crashed into a house.
The trio were collared at Junction 11 Hilton Services, near Cannock, after being seen heading south...
Property in Thorn Hill Road wrecked as car flips over and smashes into its porch...
It is the £72 million 'pink elephant', a building that has been mired in controversy since the day it was first mooted.
Hospital bosses are battling to solve problems with a new computer system months after it was brought in - and admit it is actually slowing staff down.
The leader of the UKIP group on Dudley Council has quit the party in a row over campaign funding.
Three suspected illegal immigrants were arrested after being found walking along the M6 in Staffordshire - while another two were detained off the M5.
Courageous caretaker from Walsall who tackled a prison escapee and held him down until police arrived has been honoured.
Three people arrested by police on M6...
Elderly residents at a care home in Walsall are having to settle elsewhere following serious concerns around the financial viability of the business.
The shortlist of finalists has been announced for the 2014 Social Worker of the Year Awards , celebrating the achievements of social workers working in children’s and adults services.
Themother of a teenager who was fatally stabbed has been honoured by police for her tireless charity work in Walsall.
Smoking costs the West Midlands economy £1.3 billion a year and leads to over one million sick days, new figures show.
A four-year-old girl from Aldridge who suffered brain damage when she was born, is set for a compensation package from the NHS after hospital chiefs admitted making mistakes when she was delivered.
Around £1.2 million is being ploughed into the transformation of a nightclub which will see it host Las Vegas-style shows and have one of the biggest roof terraces in the UK, bosses have revealed.
Work on refurbishments to Walsall Arcade costing over 50m is all set to start later this month.
A local mental health charity has received the backing of a former Premier League footballer as it launches a silent auction to raise much needed funds.
The Tarmac dug up when potholes are repaired is being recycled in an attempt to save Dudley Council cash.
RESIDENTS are being reminded to dispose of their old appliances in a responsible manner after hundreds of fridges and freezers have been dumped in Walsall's countryside and streets over the past two years.
A father and son have been jailed for a 'vicious and sustained' assault which left a defenceless Darlaston man fighting for his life outside a Walsall pub.
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Oh my goodness - yet another wonderful image has been sent in to the blog by John and Paul Anslow, whose previous contributions to our record of local history have created so much interest and debate here on the blog.
A quick shout out for some found hounds in Brownhills: the following post is currently circulating (2nd October 2014) on Facebook in local circles: Continue reading →...
According to the BBC, if you speak your mind in Hong Kong you are a pro-democracy supporter demanding freedom but, according to the Home Secretary, if you speak your mind in the United Kingdom then you are a murderous terrorist who must be silenced...
Paul Edwards has posted these photo’s on the following FB pages about Maggies He has given me permission to repost them here, thanks Paul.
Councillors, the Council, Sustrans and others have received regular complaints about individuals throwing stones/objects from the bridge onto passing cars.
On Lindon Road, just in the no man's land between Brownhills and Walsall Wood, there's a close of newbuild housing between Catshill canal junction and the road, called Chandlers Keep - I believe this to have been built around 1990-1992.
Recent meetings between Liberal Democrat Cllr Ian Shires and New Invention Health Centre’s lead GP are beginning to show results.
Here's a great one for all those folks who are into football - I know there are a good few of you who read the blog - there's a great night organised next Wednesday evening (6th October 2014) by 'The Trust' - more properly known as the Walsall ...
Been a bit busy for the last couple of days, but for those who haven't seen my post on Facebook, I'll just leave this here for now...
You wouldn’t credit it would you? whilst in opposition the Labour Group on Walsall Council was highly critical of a number of initiatives instigated by the Lib Dem/Tory Coalition administration.
The Square New Invention Liberal Democrats in New Invention and Short Heath have called on Walsall Council and the Police to take urgent action to tackle a resurgence of anti social behaviour and shop lifting at The Square, Lichfield Rd.
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The Daw End Branch of the Wyrley and Essington Canal in Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands. The extension was created after an act received Royal Assent in 1774 to extend the canal to the Hay Head Limeworks
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A new month starts but our general weather pattern remains as a high pressure system continues to sit above the UK.
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Bill Evans Born Cannock Staffs 1914 Died ? Walsall 1934-1939 Games played 115 goals scored 54 Tranmere Rovers Bill was spotted playing for Cannock Chase Colliery, as centre forward in 1934, he was obviously an amateur.
Trevor Foster Born Walsall 11th January 1941 Games played 63 Goals 12 Trevor was spotted playing football in Pleck Park, the scout said that he was knocking goals in for fun.
Former professional footballer died alone in his Black Country home Dec 18, 2012 14:33 By Steve Bradley 0 Comments Chris Thompson, who played for Blackburn, Bolton, Wigan and Walsall, found dead in Tipton.
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Romaine Sawyers has been called up again by St Kitts and Nevis while Walsall team-mates Tom Bradshaw and Liam Kinsella have also received international recognition.
This weekend, Walsall Football Club play host to table-topping big-spenders Bristol City, in the latest round of 2014/15 Sky Bet League One fixtures.
Walsall manager Dean Smith has spoken to the press ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet League One clash with Bristol City, and has shared the latest news on injured midfielder Sam Mantom, who is yet to make an appearance this season.
Bradshaw On Wales Standby Vitalfootball:Walsall:01/10/2014 19:00:00 Leading scorer drafted into Welsh standby list.
Walsall Football Club striker Tom Bradshaw has been added to Wales manager Chris Coleman's 'standby' list for next week’s crucial Euro 2016 qualifiers, where the Dragons will take on Bosnia-Herzegovina and Cyprus.
Earlier this afternoon Walsall Football Club's Reserve side played host to Stoke City's Reserves in the opening group game of this season's 'Final Third Development League Cup'.
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Stoke Community Trust will be running three-day Girls Football Development Schools during the October half-term holiday as well as two Girls Advanced Training Centres.
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The Lockmen take on Continental Star in the Second Round Qualifying round of the FA Vase, with £800 prize money on offer to the winners.
The Lockmen put in a 5 star performance and were rewarded with all three points.
Walsall FC News
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- BAX UP AND RUNNING
- TOM FUN!
- JOB VACANCIES
- ST. THOMAS MORE MATCH REPORT
- SMITH PURRING
- YOUNG REPORTER 2014/15
- DIGITAL PROGRAMME AVAILABLE NOW
- BAX LOOKING TO BUILD
- LIVE COMMENTARY ON SADDLERS PLAYER
- PRE-MATCH FUN IN THE STADIUM SUITE
- WALL OF FAME
- CHIRPY PURKISS
- TEAM TALK v DONCASTER, 27/9/14
- PIE N PINT DEAL
- SECOND-STRING SLIP TO VALE
- Alice Gross murder: Killer 'may have pre-planned' teenager’s death
- Nick Clegg accuses Theresa May of peddling 'false and outrageous' slurs about Lib Dems
- David Cameron's speech 'received ten negative tweets for every positive post on Twitter'
- BBC Radio 5 Live switches to pre-recorded content as live broadcast is temporarily interrupted
- BBC Radio 5 Live temporarily goes off air as building is evacuated during false fire alarm
- Wonga forced to write off £220 million of debt
- Children as young as 11 caught drink-driving
- McCann family subjected to internet trolling over Madeleine’s disappearance
- 'Cameron's Conference Rap' video: Cassetteboy mash up Prime Minister's party speeches
- Nick Griffin expelled from BNP for 'disunity'
Unite union representatives sat down with Jaguar Land Rover management to discuss wage rises for around 23,000 workers.
JAGUAR gives its full European debut to the new mid-size XE today in what is expected to be a momentous day for the company.
WOLVERHAMPTON construction and service sector giant Carillion says it is trading in line with expectations.
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Respected and experienced SME Business Expert, Ruth Badger from The Apprentice 2006 will be the keynote speaker at an exciting event for Walsall companies.
West Midlands businesses can network with some of UK’s biggest construction companies – including Laing O’Rourke – at an event called ‘Meet the hospital bidders’ on Thursday 9 October.
BIRMINGHAM-based transport group, National Express, has strengthened its presence in the Middle Eastern market with a new contract win in Bahrain worth £170m over the next decade.
SOLIHULL pubco, Enterprise Inns, has agreed the terms of a partial refinancing of its 2018 bonds and concluded a new £138m revolving credit facility.
DEVELOPER St Modwen says its business is benefitting from a pick-up in the commercial and residential property sectors.
September 30th - These guys crease me up.
We have decide on a few dates for future Bird ringing demonstrations conducted by Brewood Ringers who have been brilliant through 2013/14.
Although it has been a while since we have posted we have been extremely busy We are clearing some of the areas for our expected winter visitors such as Redpoll, Siskin, Redwing, Fieldfare and you never know a Waxwing.
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Date / Time Start date: Sat, 08/11/2014 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Time details: Meet at 10:30 at the entrance on Commonside, Pelsall Summary: Come and help clear bramble to help encourage a wonderful show of bluebells in the spring.
September 29th - I’d nipped into Birmingham on what seemed like a reasonable afternoon, then got the train back to Walsall.
- Hong Kong protesters set midnight ultimatum
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- Erdogan vows to take on ISIL fighters
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- Suicide bomber targets Afghan army bus
- US sharply criticises Israeli settlement plan
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We just can’t get enough of Selfridges here at WardrobeMag.
Forget Spring/Summer, it’s all about Autumn/Winter.
Last week, I went along to Debenhams in the Bullring for their Beauty Gala event.
It’s been amazing to open up in a lovely light studio space right in the heart of Sutton Coldfield.
BIRMINGHAM Hippodrome has announced its new autumn-winter programme.
IRISH pop superstars announced dates for their UK arena tour this week.
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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.
Walsall residents of all ages are being urged to play their part in stopping the spread of a Winter vomiting bug in the borough.
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Victor Wagner on 1 October 2014 .
The council payment systems are being upgraded on Monday 6 October 2014.
Walsall residents looking to improve their fitness levels are being encouraged to take up jogging.
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Victor Wagner on 30 September 2014 .