Councillors voted unanimously to press transport authority Centro to drop plans for a 20p charge at Walsall bus station’s toilets as the proposals were branded ‘scandalous’.
Controversial firm which failed to fulfil London Olympics contract to manage Birmingham and Walsall centres…
Founder and chairman built Aldridge-based firm into a £50 million turnover company…
Three cars were in a crash on the M5 today, causing heavy delays for rush hour drivers.
A nurse who will never walk again after a horror crash today told how the fateful night has changed her life forever.
Transport bosses have made a U-turn on proposals to change a bus route after the plans were met with dismay from residents.
A crematorium flooded following a fault, forcing 18 funeral services to be transferred to other sites up to 17 miles away.
RESIDENTS whose lives have been blighted since fences blew down six months ago exposing them to the noise and sight of M5 traffic at Halesowen were surprised when highways workers re-erected them on Saturday.
A complaint that excessive force was used while a boy was arrested in the Walsall area is being investigated.
Fifty new firefighters will be taken on by West Midlands Fire Service, bosses have revealed.
West Midlands Fire Service ends three year recruitment freeze…
Dazzling displays have helped exhibitors from across the West Midlands and Staffordshire win top awards at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.
An historic former working men’s club in Walsall will be transformed into a nursery for up to 37 youngsters, under plans set to create 10 jobs.
A father armed with an axe smashed up a window at a Willenhall business and grabbed a worker by the throat as violence erupted in a dispute over money, a court heard.
A multi-million pound overhaul of a supermarket in Brownhills, creating up to 150 new jobs, has been scrapped, it was announced today.
A driver responsible for an car crash which left a nurse so badly injured she will never walk again has been handed a £90 fine.
West Midlands Fire Service is about to recruit 50 new firefighters after a “dramatic fall” in numbers, it says.
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This week’s regular Lib Dem Councillors Advice Surgeries are: Friday: 7pm – 8pm @ “Oakwood Lodge”, Chaucer Ave.
Back in July 2011 I blogged the following about The Manor House Youth Club in Aldridge.
I’ve seen the same news as you’ve seen, read the same heroic story of Ingrid Loyau-Kennett, seen the same analysis on twitter from people as informed or ill-informed as any of us.
For the second year running Independent councillors in Walsall have aligned themselves with the Conservatives and Lib Dems allowing them to continue running the authority Darlaston South members, Paul and Christine Bott, and Blakenall’s Peter Smith…
An attempt to displace Walsall Council’s minority Tory/LibDem Coalition administration, well trailed in the local press, fizzled out at the Adjourned Annual Council meeting last night as Labour failed to put forward any alternatives.
My Mum texted me before last night’s Council Meeting warning that it ‘cud b a v.
Peter ‘Pedro’ Cutler has come upon an interesting football related query after finding something unexpected whilst looking for articles of Brownhills soccer teams as I requested in my post last Sunday.
Tonight I went to the Grange Theatre on Broadway North with a friend who’d been given tickets via his work.
On Tuesday 22 May 2013 the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill had its Third Reading in the House of Commons.
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- Aldridge Croft
19 Jun 12
Taken whilst out on an evening bike ride, this is the Croft and St Mary’s Church in Aldridge. Oh, and my Dawes Galaxy bicycle with Brooks B17 saddle, of course.
The weather forecast for the Cannock Chase and surrounding for Friday 24th and outlook the weekend.
The Science Department held a revision breakfast before the GCSE Science and AS Chemistry exams, which was attended by over fifty Year 10, 11 and 12 students.
The weather this evening has been chilly but dry, and after our bonfire the children have had free time at the field.
One day we might give Robin Hood a run for his money! The group who climbed this morning are doing archery and canoeing this afternoon, while the other group are on the zip wire and assault course (they canoed this morning).
This week marks the official release of my new book: Monster Files: A Look Inside Government Secrets and Classified Documents on Bizarre Creatures and Extraordinary Animals! Published by New Page Books, Monster Files takes a long and winding trip …
This is my first attempt at chain maille using kit from BEADERS COMANION .
The sun is out for the moment, and we’re playing frisbee golf.
The Aldi super-six this week are celery, cucumbers, lemons (3), spring onions, tomatoes (6) and garlic (4).
Coventry Saga Rears Its Ugly Head Vitalfootball:Walsall:24/05/2013 09:49:00 Coventry City say that talks are ongoing with Walsall, yet Walsall have denied the claims.
Walsall today rejected claims they have struck a deal for Coventry City to play at the Banks’s Stadium – but refused to deny ground-sharing talks have taken place.
Jimmy Walker has agreed a new deal to stay on as Peterborough United’s Goalkeeping Coach.
At the time of writing Walsall Football Club have yet to release an official statement regarding the speculated ground share with Coventry City.
Pato Top Target For Huddersfield Vitalfootball:Walsall:23/05/2013 17:48:00 Sky sports reveal Huddersfield have made Walsall ace Jamie Paterson their number 1 transfer target this summer…
The names of Walker, Brightwell, Aranalde, Tilson, Roper, Keates, Bennett, Goodman, Byfield, Matias, Leitao and Angell all bring back wonderful memories of Walsall’s glorious 2000/2001 campaign.
Suggestions of a possible groundshare between Walsall and Coventry City are continuing to surface despite a wall of silence from both clubs.
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The County Under 18 Team completed their Midland Youth Football Championship Programme in style last night at Pelsall Villa FC with a comprehensive 4 – 0 victory over Northamptonshire to secure the Championship for the second time in three…
Elite League leaders Wolves were pipped at the post by Birmingham in a 46-44 derby thriller at Perry Barr.
The trophies keep on coming for the Under-9s Colts! Following a great season in the league, the boys won a Tournament played at Hillsborough.
Tesfa Robinson was a double winner as Chasetown FC handed out their end of season awards.
Dudley Heathens kick-start their National League season in ideal fashion with a 56-36 triumph over King’s Lynn at Monmore Wood.
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- FORGOTTEN SADDLERS – DONOWA
- PITCH WORK GETS UNDERWAY
- FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS
- FOOTBALLING FUN COMING UP
- WANTED: PROGRAMME PANELISTS
- WRACK HAPPY WITH SADDLERS PROGRESS
- SADDLERS PRAISE
- OLD SHIRT WANTED
- ALL STARS RAISE VITAL FUNDS
- FORGOTTEN SADDLERS – DANIEL
- BOSS HAPPY WITH PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE
- SADDLERS TO HOST VILLA
- FORGOTTEN SADDLERS – MEHEW
- SADDLERS LEGENDS IN ACTION ON SATURDAY
- PRE-SEASON TAKING SHAPE
- SADDLERS TO HEAD TO ALFRETON
- CHRISTMAS 2013 AT BANKS'S STADIUM
- BOSS DELIGHTED TO HAVE RO'K BACK
- EVENT BROCHURE ON SALE NOW
- Breaking: Heathrow airport closed after British Airways plane is forced to make emergency landing
- Breaking: Heathrow airport closed after incident on British Airways plane
- Two arrested over Twitter comments about Woolwich murder
- Two arrested over Twitter comments about murder of soldier in Woolwich
- Eric Pickles: Law 'couldn't have stopped Woolwich murder'
- Eric Pickles: Law 'couldn't have stopped murder of Woolwich soldier'
- The moment police shoot Woolwich suspects captured on video
- The moment police shot Woolwich suspects captured on video
- Filmed: The moment police shot Woolwich suspects
- Children raised 'on diet of porn' more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviour, warns report
Tesco has pulled out of plans to build a supermarket in Moseley, to the delight of campaigners who had protested against the development for many years.
BIRMINGHAM-based pubco Mitchells & Butlers has said it is cautious about growth prospects due to the ongoing squeeze on discretionary spend.
Expanding Birmingham Airport to create a second national hub or “focal” airport is a real possibility, the independent body charged by the Government with recommending future aviation policy has now said.
HALFORDS Group is aiming to address a sharp dip in profits through its new Getting into Gear 2016 campaign, which is intended to radically revamp its retail offer.
FRED Shaylor, founder and chairman of Aldridge-based construction firm Shaylor Group, has died after losing his fight with cancer.
A SECOND survey of the manufacturing industry in as many days has suggested the sector is set for a major bounce with strong output growth expected during the next three months.
MANUFACTURERS organisation EEF is investing millions of pounds in a new state-of-the-art Apprentice & Skills Training Centre in Birmingham.
Wolverhampton-based construction company Carillion has won a £400 million deal to redevelop London’s landmark Battersea Power Station site.
WOLVERHAMPTON construction and support services giant Carillion has been selected as the preferred bidder for the £400m Phase 1 redevelopment of Battersea Power Station.
Multi-million pound plans to redevelop an iconic former factory site in the Black Country have stalled due to the flat economy, bosses behind the scheme said today.
Cuckoo Flower, Quarry nature reserve, Mancetter, Leicestershire, England All Original Photography by http://vwcampervan-aldridge.
Bluebells in Cuckoos Nook woods, Aldridge, Walsall, England All Original Photography by http://vwcampervan-aldridge.
Still quiet! Gareth paid one of his regular visits today, This will be the last update for a few days as I have got quite a busy weekend lined up.
Cottages over look St James Churchyard, Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, England All Original Photography by http://vwcampervan-aldridge.
Ornate summer shelter, Mancetter, Leicestershire All Original Photography by http://vwcampervan-aldridge.
Steps through the Bluebells at St Lawrence’s Woods, Mancetter,Leicestershire, England All Original Photography by http://vwcampervan-aldridge.
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A Black Country woman is scaling new heights to help raise funds for the charity that supports her nephew.
Acorns Children’s Hospice is bringing history to life as it celebrates 25 years of providing care and support to life limited children and their families.
People living with dementia and their families will be able to get information and advice over a cuppa at several drop-in sessions taking place across Walsall next week.
Ann Cleeves is the author behind ITV’s VERA and BBC One’s SHETLAND.
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MEMBERS of the public can now help fight crime from their phone thanks to the launch of a new ‘app’featuring the faces of crime…
The two new Horizon Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) for Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country were launched at an event in…
Walsall Police and other agencies from Safer Walsall Partnership are joining forces to raise awareness of domestic and child abuse in the borough and…
West Midlands Police is looking at proposals to work with Walsall Council which could potentially herald a wholesale change to the way it…
Doctors and public health experts in Birmingham have joined forces with agencies across the city to tackle the growing problem of childhood obesity.
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Simon Taylor on 23 May 2013.
People with disabilities can try out a range of activities from swimming to interactive dance mats and golf during a special event at Bloxwich Leisure Centre.
More than 120 social workers,from newly qualified university graduates to people with over 25 years experience, turned up at a recruitment event in Walsall.
Walsall Council will continue to be run by a Conservative-led Liberal Democrat Coalition, members have agreed.