A MOURNING father has hit out at a school in Walsall after the headteacher kicked his 12-year-old son out for spending time with his dying grandad.
A DRUGS gang has been jailed for more than 20 years after their dealer operation was busted in Walsall by West Midlands Police.
FOUR men have been injured following a serious collision between a taxi and a car in Great Wyrley.
The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union by a narrow margin in a historic moment which saw millions of people across the country taking to the polls.
‘Think of your kids’ – Willenhall mother and daughter nominated for award after talking down man from motorway bridgeExpress & Star 23 Jun
“I sat down next to him and said ‘think of your kids, they will grow up without a dad, and think of me, I’ll have to watch you jump - I’ll have to live with that.
Southend United sign Cyprus right-back Jason Demetriou after he rejected a new contract at League One rivals Walsall.
A HEROIC mother and daughter who saved a man's life after he threatened to jump from a motorway bridge in Walsall have been nominated for a West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Outstanding Citizens award.
THE EU referendum is being held today (Thursday, June 23) to decide whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union.
OFFICERS have released CCTV images of a man they are trying to trace following three burglaries in Birmingham and one in Walsall.
Walsall re-sign former on-loan midfielder Florent Cuvelier on a one-year deal following his release by Sheffield United.
These are some of the latest food hygiene reports published by the Food Standards Agency.
AN inspirational Walsall teacher is to receive a prestigious lifetime achievement award for his years of service in the borough.
POLICE have released two people without charge after an attempted child abduction in Walsall.
A POPULAR pub in Walsall has been secured as an Asset of Community Value (ACV) in a bid to protect it.
A MEMORIAL statue in honour of Walsall's famous author Jerome K.
POLICE say a man who has been missing for more than a month may be sleeping rough and have urged anyone with possible sightings of him to come forward.
POLICE investigating an assault at a Walsall bar have arrested a man in connection with the attack.
A TOWN centre vigil is to take place tonight (Saturday, June 18) organised by Walsall Pride.
THE re-modelled Walsall Gala Baths have officially re-opened this morning (Saturday, June 18).
A MAN is critically ill in hospital after being attacked in a Walsall bar last night (June 16).
A WALSALL councillor has joined the tributes to Jo Cox MP, describing her as a wonderful person who did so much.
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As most of the polls suggested a Remain Vote, it came as a surprise to most people, including the City.
Once more, Diane Mansell from Brownhills Town Centre Partnership has been in touch, and asked me to point out that volunteers are needed for another planting event to prepare the remaining planters for the Brownhills Britain in Bloom entry this ...
A one bedroom on a popular part of the Coalpool area in Walsall.
Fed up of politics and grim news - well, there's something fun instead this week as it's the 2016 Lichfield Jazz and Blues festival from today (Friday 24th June 2016) until Sunday (26th June 2016).
I see from the excellent Madwblog that there's a Community Spring Clean event going on in Clayhanger this Saturday morning (25th June 2016) from 8:30 to 10:20am and all are welcome - kit and gloves provided! Continue reading...
An interesting thing reaches me from top local historian Bill Mayo, via David Evans - a study of the long-gone Norton Canes Endowed, or Dame School, which was demolished in the early 1950s, but seems to have been one of the earliest local schools.
Council owned grassland to the west of the borough was benefitting from a much needed short back and sides as Walsall Council’s mowing teams took advantage of some much needed summer sun and descended on Willenhall in a bid to cut back the backlog...
A number of landlords, first time buyers and investors have approached me recently, asking about the Walsall property market.
I note the creative advertising modification team have been out again this year, getting Brownhills Canal Festival noticed on social media - and any publicity is good, as the image above has been shared hundreds of times now since it was posted ...
A 3 bedroom terraced house on Villiers street, Walsall, WS1.
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The Wyrley and Essington Canal (known locally as "the Curly Wyrley") in Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands.
When built the canal ran from Wolverhampton to Huddlesford Junction near Lichfield
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It is a partly cloudy start to the day but we will see some brighter spells shine through from time to time.
It is a very humid start to this EU Referendum day but the good news is that if you are planning to walk to your local polling station then you should be able to do so without the need of your umbrella.
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On the 24 th June the Royal Navy delivered a practical demonstration to Year 10 GCSE Food Technology pupils and cooked a Thai Chicken Curry which smelt and tasted amazing! The Royal Navy shared a vast amount of information on careers in the Navy ...
Year 12 students visited RAF Brize Norton on Tuesday 21st June.
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At the end of May, we were invited down to London by the team at NUTMEG to see their latest collection of kids clothing for Autumn Winter.
Minutes Silence - Remembering Joel, Ade And Patrick Vitalfootball:Walsall:24/06/2016 16:17:00 Please join us on Monday at 12 noon as we remember our fallen Saddlers - Joel, Adrian and Patrick.
The Government have announced that there will be a national one minute silence in government buildings across the UK and in British Embassies overseas at 12noon on Monday, 27th June, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the terrorist...
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Walsall's newest recruit, Colchester United's Joe Edwards, has spoken to club journalists and discussed his delight as he comes to terms on a two-year deal with the Banks's Stadium side.
As Jon Whitney and his backroom team continue to prepare for the upcoming Sky Bet League One campaign, Walsall Football Club have today announced their fourth summer signing with Colchester United defender/midfielder Joe Edwards agreeing terms...
Walsall have completed their fourth signing of the summer after snapping up Joe Edwards from Colchester.
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Staffordshire FA are now accepting applications to be part of the Staffordshire FA Youth Council for the 2016/ 2017 season.
Tyson Fury versus Wladimir Klitschko may have been delayed but the show is still on at Walsall Town Hall that same evening.
Liam Etheridge was as good as gold for Pleck Boxing Club as he brought home the West Midlands’ only top honours from the Haringey Box Cup.
On Friday 10th June Staffordshire FA in partnership with The FA held The FA Girls Festival in Association with Continental Tyres.
We have been personally contacted by ITV to ask if we would like to send anyone along to these Auditions.
A reminder that monday evening training times have changed starting tonight 20/06/16.
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It is official, after months of campaigning from the likes of Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Michael Gove, the British public have voted in favour of Britain leaving the European Union.
STEINHOFF, the South African company considering a takeover of Poundland, has said the board of the Willenhall company has rejected its proposal.
Chamber of commerce chief says there will be breathing space for business community despite 'period of uncertainty' after David Cameron announces he is stepping down...
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THE collaborative approach designed to combat the West Midlands escalating skills gap has been highlighted with the official launch of the regions latest engineering academy.
LUXURY sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has set the pulses racing once again by announcing a limited series production of its exhilarating Vanquish Zagato Coupe.
SHORT haul services at Birmingham Airport have been further boosted following a decision by its largest airline to launch a new route.
A LEADING supplier to Jaguar Land Rover has confronted its skills gap by setting up its own in-house training academy.
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NATIONAL furniture brand DFS has signed up to a major letting in Tamworth in a move that will create 40 jobs.
June 23rd - On the canal at Darlaston, a flower I’m assuming is some kind of wild rose, although the flower itself looks a bit like a large blackberry bloom.
1230 - 1330 cloudy, 21c : Common Tern, Lapwing 7, GC Grebe 2, Mute Swan pair + 2y, Swift 6, Swallow 5, House Martin 2, Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat 3, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Skylark, Reed Bunting, Linnet pair, Green Woodpecker.
June 21st - It may be the solstice, but the mating behaviour continues on the canal.
Park Lime Pits meadow 1020 - 1045 sunny 20c : Whitethroat 2, Bullfinch, Heron, Moorhen, Also seen - Red Admiral, Common Blue 2, Large Skipper 3, Speckled Wood 3, Latticed Heath.
Linley Wood 1400 - 1445 sunny, 17c : GS Woodpecker, Jay 2, Coal Tit, Bullfinch 3, Jackdaw 4, Swift 5, Buzzard 2, Heron over, LBb Gull 4 over.
June 20th - One for the occasional series on the silliness of advertising billboards.
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THE date and venue for this year's Call of Duty World League Championship has now been revealed.
A weekly drop-in leathercraft session for families.
THE Call of Duty World League will visit London's Gfinity Arena next month for the first time.
Guests will have the chance to hear a mixture of jazz, blues, original, classical and world music at an evening with guitarist David MacGregor at the Lichfield Garrick on June 25.
CORONATION Street legend, Kevin Kennedy, is to star as Jimmy's Da in the UK tour of the critically acclaimed musical The Commitments, which is heading to Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre next year.
ONE of musical theatre's greatest ever shows takes to the stage this June at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre.
THE UK's leading full mask theatre company, Vamos Theatre, will perform a swinging sixties story of unconditional love at the Lichfield Garrick this July.
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A drugs gang has been jailed for more than 20 years after their dealer operation was busted by West Midlands Police.
Officers have released CCTV footage and images of a man they are trying to trace following three burglaries in Birmingham and one in Walsall.
Police investigating an assault at a Walsall bar last week, have arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with the attack.
A man is critically ill in hospital after being floored by a single punch in a Walsall bar last night (16 June) and police have released images of the prime suspect.
Almost 300 motorists were caught by motorway cops during a week-long campaign tackling distracted driving and mobile phone use behind the wheel.
Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by T Taylor on 24 June 2016 .
Children as young as 2 years plus are on the road and street playing with siblings they are unsupervised causing criminal damage to cars and even anti social behaviour when approached they have a no care attitude to other people property such...
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to phil spring on 24 June 2016 .
Walsall residents will have the chance to continue the summer music festival vibe for free on 17 July between 1 -5pm when Goscote Greenacres hold their annual family fun day.
The opening of Bentley Mill Way marks the completion of a £26m highways improvement scheme started in 2013 that has brought together infrastructure improvements to four sites.