A FACTORY blaze in Walsall was sparked after a machine caught fire.
EVERYBODY should experience what they want to in life, no matter what! were the passionate words from Walsall DJ Jamie Firman, following the huge success of a night dedicated to people with learning difficulties.
A WOMAN from Walsall has been arrested over attempted car thefts.
A RUTHLESS conman who fleeced Walsall pensioners out of thousands while posing as a rat catcher has had his jail term backed by senior judges today.
THE doors will once again be flung open to residents from across Walsall and Great Barr with Lakis Greek Kitchen announcing its fourth season.
The Only Way is Essex star Arg came to Walsall today (Thursday) in preparation for a blockbuster charity football match in aid of two worthy causes.
PROUD Bloxwich Academy head teacher Andy Seager, who himself is a local lad born and bred in Bloxwich, is masterminding the transformation of the school.
A WOMAN who went missing from an address in Sutton Coldfield has been found.
A BOGUS builder warning has been issued after a dodgy duo attempted to dupe a resident in Streetly.
THE brave best friend of a young man who tragically died after a crash in Walsall has launched an emotional campaign to give him the send off he deserves.
A MAN suffered smoke inhalation after a fire in Walsall.
A GRANDFATHER from Walsall was hit over the head with an axe as he tried to defend his home from being burgled in a terrifying assault.
A DAD who was left paralysed after a crash caused by a Walsall man has sadly died.
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is searching for the family of one of its patients.
POLICE have warned that ongoing anti-social behaviour at a popular restaurant in Walsall will not be tolerated.
A WOMAN was trapped in her car after a two-vehicle smash in Walsall yesterday (Monday, April 24).
AN appeal has been launched to find a missing Sutton Coldfield woman with police concerned for her wellbeing.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a 'loving' grandfather who died after being hit by a car in Walsall.
INSPECTORS have acknowledged improvements at a struggling Walsall school and said it is 'taking effective action towards the removal of special measures'.
HORRIFIC video footage shows the moment a Tamworth teen had to defend himself using Mixed Martial Arts after he was attacked by thuggish father who launched a torrent of abuse during a playground row.
THIS was the scene after a car crashed into a bollard and rolled FOUR times in a Walsall crash.
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A headsup, folks - seeing a significant number of reports relating to distraction theft and bogus callers operating in the area, and Aldridge Neighbourhood Team have, in the last few days, issued an important warning.
Just a quick headsup for the local history and transport enthusiasts out there who may be interested in the story of the iconic Harper Brothers bus company, whose green buses were a common sight around these parts up until the mid 1970s.
Yesterday afternoon (29th October 2017), Walsall Wood F.
A traditional three bedroom terraced house in the Beechdale area of Walsall, WS2.
The debt of gratitude owed by the entire nation to the current Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is as incalculable as it is profound...
Here's a great one for a Bank Holiday weekend from local history author and history whizz Clive Roberts - and we're interested to wee what readers think about it.
The folks from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there's live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub this evening (Saturday 29th April 2017), with female-fronted rock act Capo 4 live tonight from 8:00pm...
Walsall Wood away at Hereford's Westfields this afternoon: Can the Woodmen pull a win out of the bag and stave off relegation? Continue reading...
Never one to sit back and let life pass her by, that there Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is involved with a new project - Lichfield Repair and Share - which starts today (Saturday, 29th April 2017) at Woodhouse Farm, just north of ...
Just a quick post while I'm tied up with other stuff - the young David Evans has been to the display of memorabilia and photos at Silver Street Methodist Church in Brownhills, to celebrate the iconic building's 50th Anniversary.
Sorry to say this, last year Walsall CAB was under threat from Tory cuts but the Lab council then managed a stay of execution for a lot of it’s services.
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The Daw End Branch an extension of the Wyrley and Essington Canal in Walsall Wood, Walsall, West Midlands.
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It is a bright, if slightly breezy, start to the day but the air temperature at 08:30 hours is already touching double figures.
It is another mild start to the day and for those of you that may be planning a walk, ride or game of cricket then the weather gods are generally on your side.
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We started the month on the countdown to Easter and Olly was really pleased that he got two whole weeks off school.
Fire up the camper! With less than a month until the festival season kicks off it was time to give Gilbert his first run of the year and, with the Easter Holidays over the kids safely back at school, a National Trust visit was well overdue.
*A collaborative review Just before the Easter holidays, we had a little guest arrive in the post to join us and I couldn’t wait to introduce Olly to him.
Our Sixth Form Students have been out again raising money for their three charities: Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Macmillan and the Michael Lewis Foundation.
A new article from me on a 1967 UFO wave...
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We’re back! Our new term starts tonight – look forward to seeing our existing members and hope to see some new faces too! 7.15pm at Pelsall Community Centre...
Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to BBC WMfollowing Sunday afternoon's League One clash with Milton Keynes Dons, and has discussed his disappointment as the Saddlers finished their campaign with a defeat,going on to claim that some of...
Walsall played their final fixture of the 2016/17 League One campaign on Sunday afternoon as they played host to Milton Keynes Dons at Banks's Stadium.
Walsall's on-loan Southampton defender Jason McCarthy has capped off a successful season by being named the 2016/17 Player of the Season, just moments after he completed his 52nd game in a row.
Following the news that Walsall FC had opted to cancel this season's 'End of Season Awards' on logistical grounds, this season's trophies were handed out after Sunday afternoon's League One clash with Milton Keynes Dons.
Walsall ended the 2016/17 season in hugely disappointing fashion as they thrashed by MK Dons at the Banks’s Stadium.
Walsall v MK Dons team sheets Vitalfootball:Walsall:30/04/2017 11:06:00 Team sheets for the Saddlers final fixture of the season.
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The Walsall Senior Cup Final will be taking place at the Bank's Stadium on Tuesday 2nd May 2017, where Stafford Rangers will take on Walsall.
Stoke City u23’s were triumphant against Chasetown in the Staffordshire Senior Cup final after a nail-biting affair at Vale Park which required a penalty shoot-out to split the two sides.
Staffordshire based Referee, Matthew Jones, has been selected as Assistant Referee at this years FA Vase Final at Wembley Stadium.
Marston Road was again the venue as Newcastle Town and Wolverhampton Casuals met in a re-peat of the 2013/2014 final which was won by the Stoke-on_Trent based side.
To support The FA’s stance on safeguarding our children, the club has added a CEOP button to this site.
The Club is extremely delighted to launch it’s Mental Wellbeing Team, managed by Adam Collins, an NHS professional.
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One of the West Midlands leading aluminium casting foundries is celebrating its 50th birthday in style after announcing plans for a new £1.2m technical centre and machine shop.
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0930 - 1130 cloudy, 10c : Common Sandpiper, LR Plover 2, Oystercatcher 2, Lapwing 2, Whitethroat, Blackcap 2m, Willow Warbler 2, Chiffchaff, Swallow 12, House Martin 4, Sand Martin 10, GC Grebe 4, Mallard ducklings 8, Reed Bunting 4, Pied Wagtail 4, ...
A nice walk around Seven Springs today with Steve Hill , loads of activity going on as you would expect at the time of year but nothing of huge significance.
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THE third Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival is fast approaching with the line-up confirmed and programmes hot off the press.
LADY Gaga's Joanne World Tour one of this year's biggest events keeps getting hotter and hotter with sold out shows and additional dates added in response to extremely high demand throughout North America and Europe.
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Tributes have been paid to a ’loving’ 80 year-old grandfather who died after being hit by a car in Walsall.
URGENT APPEAL: Did you see this car in Walsall on Wednesday 19 April? Police have released an image of a Mercedes car that was involved in a collision in Walsall where a man lost his life, in a bid for witnesses to come forward.
A man has been arrested following a suspected hit and run in Walsall that left a pensioner with serious head injuries.
Police are urgently trying to trace a convertible Mercedes that is believed to have been involved in a hit and run collision earlier today.
Police have launched an urgent plea for information after thieves targeted an 80-year-old man in a distraction burglary in Streetly.
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Driverw parkee in the MIDDLE of the pavement so pushchairs and wheelchairs cannot get past, 29th AprilFixMyStreet: Walsall 29 Apr
Once again there's a multitude of cars on the pavement.
This manhole cover has been missing for 8wks+ It is in restricting access to garages and is extremely dangerous, an accident waiting to happen.
Walsall Council is one of 12 local authorities to have helped produce a film that tells the story of a brother and sister in foster care who want to stay together...
Walsall Council is inviting local people to take part in a consultation on a potential Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to create a safer and cleaner environment in Walsall.