A ROBBER who 'viciously attacked' a shop worker with a knuckle duster in Walsall has been jailed after social media helped police bring him to justice.
INTERNATIONAL superstar Drake was incredibly spotted in a Walsall supermarket last night (Friday).
POLICE are appealing for help in finding a missing 14-year-old believed to be in Walsall.
THERE can be few individuals who have made such a major contribution to the active recording of the history of their hometown as amateur photographer and local historian Frederick 'Jack' Haddock.
A MAN from Walsall has been arrested and charged with stealing a vehicle from the Atherstone area.
POLICE are investigating reports a gun was fired at a car in Walsall.
A TEENAGER was one of two hurt in a two-car Walsall crash which saw a man arrested.
A MAN has been stabbed in Walsall.
A PENSIONER was 'blown off her feet' in the high winds of Storm Doris earlier today (Thursday, February 23).
A TREE has fallen into a house in Walsall this morning (February 23) as Storm Doris causes chaos across the borough.
POLICE have issued a warning to residents after a bogus caller struck on several occasions in Walsall.
A WOMAN has shockingly been seen driving while drinking a bottle of wine and using her phone in Walsall.
KIND-HEARTED Walsall charity workers are heading to Greece to hand out presents to "forgotten young Syrian refugees this weekend.
BUNDLES of black rubbish bags have been dumped at a notorious fly-tipping hotspot with a local resident calling it the worst he's ever seen.
TRAVELLERS have moved on to another car park in Walsall.
AMBER ALERT: Very strong winds between 70 to 80mph are being predicted as Storm 'Doris' heads for the West Midlands - with warnings it could mean injuries and DANGER TO LIFE.
POLICE say a crash which tragically killed a young Walsall man could have happened because of the driver losing control, an inquest heard.
BUILDING work on a new multi million pound Walsall Manor unit is set to start soon after funding from the NHS was released.
ASPIRING young Walsall cricketers were bowled over after meeting the new England Test captain Joe Root this week.
A FISHING rod caused a stink in Walsall after it forced a sewer to overflow.
HEARTBREAKING tributes have been paid to a Walsall schoolboy found unconscious in his bedroom.
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Imagine that after defying all the odds and confounding both critics and supporters alike, you wake up to find that you have guided Leicester City to unexpected and ultimate success as Champions of the Premier League...
In the fourth serialised article of what will turn out to be quite a few, here's the next five photos from Walsall Wood Secondary School in the 1950s with accompanying notes, as introduced in this blog post here - This time, I am including the ...
The local history has been a bit patchy of late, thanks to a bit of a rash of news stories and the fact that I've been working very long hours - but I have a real treat today that's come in from David Evans written by longstanding contributor and ...
It's now late February and the mixed fortunes at Oak Park continue - the first team still have yet to bag a win in 2017, and came back from Quorn with a score draw to show; but the reserve team continue their stonking run of good form, beating ...
A few people have asked why Vigo Road in Walsall Wood was shut late this afternoon (Saturday, 25th February 2017) - this was due to firefighters making a rooftop aerial safe on the maisonettes there, presumably following damage from the recent storm.
For those of you into conservation and the local environment, there's this event going on at Norton Bog (that's north Chasewater) this Sunday, 26th February 2017 - the Friends of Norton Bog are a great group and you can find out more about them at ...
Your chance to catch Walsall Wood FC away at Quorn this afternoon! Continue reading...
A 2 bedroom semi detached house on Bentley Drive, Walsall, WS2.
Back in October last year Walsall Council only had sufficient funding to keep one library open and that was the Central Library next to the Council House in Walsall.
The Labour/Liberal Democrat Coalition succeeded in getting their four-year Budget Plan through at last night’s special Budget council meeting though storm Doris almost plunged the Council into chaos as one Labour Councillor was stranded in the East...
Published by danielbarker on 24 February, 2017 If it had been a sporting contest, there would now be allegations about match-fixing.
- Knitted Poppies, Pelsall 07/11/2015
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For this year’s season of remembrance the people of Pelsall have adorned the village clock with around one thousand five hundred knitted poppies.
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WS7 weather report for Hammerwich, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Bloxwich, Walsall, Aldridge and Pelsall 27-2-2017WS7: Hammerwich weather 27 Feb
Sadly, I can not bring any early morning cheer as the air pressure (at the time of my observations) was steadily reducing and rain was lightly falling.
It is going to be another breezy and, during the later parts of the afternoon, rainy day.
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February has been a really lovely month for us all.
We skipped Meal Planning Monday last week as it was half term for us but it’s now back to school and back to work and routine awaits.
This book is one I do enjoy reading it especially as it’s more or less the script for the TV series made in the early 80’s.
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And that’s where we were! In the proverbial Row Z in the Steve Bull Stand to watch Wolverhampton Wanderers lose to The Blues 1-2 .
I‘ve written before that Olly is a huge BRIO trains fan and our Friday afternoons wouldn’t be the same without a complicated railway being laid out on our play room floor.
Hi members, as promised here are the links to menus for our meal out this Wednesday – we’ve booked from 7/7.30pm.
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AFC Wimbledon v Walsall Vitalfootball:Walsall:26/02/2017 16:42:00 The Saddlers' search for a first away victory of 2017 continued as they were beat 1-0 by AFC Wimbledon.
Take a look at our selection of fan pictures from Walsall's loss to AFC Wimbledon.
Walsall manager Jon Whitney has spoken to BBC WM Sportfollowing Saturday afternoon's League One defeat to AFC Wimbledon, which saw the Saddlers' defeated for the second time in nine games, and has discussed his desire to bounce back against...
Walsall boss Jon Whitney refused to be too downbeat despite seeing his side slip to a 1-0 loss to AFC Wimbledon.
On Saturday afternoon Jon Whitney's Walsall travelled to Kingsmeadow and took on AFC Wimbledon in the latest Sky Bet League One fixture of the season.
Walsall slipped to defeat on their first ever visit to the Kingsmeadow Stadium as AFC Wimbledon ran out 1-0 winners in London.
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Today at Goals Willenhall, Wyrley Warriors fielded a full squad and played two tournament games.
Romario Martin is the latest Continental Star player to represent the tiny island of St Kitts Nevis.
Pelsall Villa v Cadbury Athletic The Bush Ground Pelsall...
The Club has been chosen by The FA as one of its FA minisoccer centres for girls aged 5 to 10.
Continental Star played a leading role in the recent sleep over at The Sports Hub, Holford drive.
The Club is delighted to announce that our Architects have submitted the Planning Application for Harrisons Ground today.
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- YOUTH TEAM: WALSALL 1-0 BURY
- Government to cut school funding for first time since 1990s, IFS says
- Girl, 5, dies of asthma attack after 'volatile GP refused to see her because she was several minutes late'
- Theresa May to end EU citizens' rights to live in UK days after fear 'half of Romania and Bulgaria' will come
- Private NHS contractor 'loses half a million medically sensitive documents'
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- Judges forced to install security in their homes due to rise in threats and harassment
- Government 'must act to avoid catastrophic failure' in NHS
- Labour MP Gerald Kaufman, the longest-serving backbench MP, dies at 86
- Scrap benefits sanctions or risk mental health crisis, doctors warn
- Theresa May faces disability benefits defeat at the hands of rebel Tories, backbencher warns
The Liberal Democrat candidate in the race to become the first West Midlands Mayor has launched a crowdfunding campaign to boost her campaign resources.
Passengers heading into Birmingham Airport from today (Monday) are set to face months of disruption as a new programme of roadworks begins.
SME manufacturers in the West Midlands are in line to benefit from a £10m support initiative.
Birmingham-based public transport group National Express is turning its back on the UK rail sector in favour of more lucrative investment opportunities abroad.
Prof David Bailey says latest car from Jaguar Land Rover is entering a sector dominated by big German marques...
Jaguar Land Rover has teased the launch of its latest new product, a mid-range Range Rover, in what is seen as another major boost for the West Midlands motor industry.
The private sector investor in Birmingham Airport is looking to sell a minority stake to take advantage of its current attractiveness.
Jaguar Land Rover gives a glimpse of latest addition to the Range Rover family ahead of big unveiling next week...
Birmingham City Council is hunting for a new investor to ensure the pioneering work conducted at Innovation Birmingham Campus can continue.
Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid insists tax changes will benefit Midlands employers as Government faces rebellion over impact on the south...
1530 - 1630 blustery showers, 8c : Linnet, Goldfinch 35, Greenfinch, Redwing 3, Common Gull 2, Herring Gull 8, GC Grebe 2, Goosander 3, Pochard 2, Teal 6, Heron, Cormorant, Mute Swan 4, Lapwing 50, Oystercatcher 2, etc.
Yep - its nearly over ( for administrative purposes at least )! The official start of Spring is on Wednesday and I am unlikely to get over the Marsh again before that ( got a lot on this week )! A definite sign of the seasons change was the first ...
February 25th - An unusual Saturday morning that saw me at work in Darlaston, and the commute there had been very hard, as it had been solidly against the wind.
1500 - 1530 rainy, 8c : Oystercatcher 2, Lapwing 61, Cormorant 4, Heron, M.
A more esoteric aspect of birding adjective: esoteric intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialised knowledge or interest.
Storm Doris ( from a birding point of view ) has disappeared with a whimper.
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A CULT classic will be brought to life on a Nuneaton stage by a company renowned for pushing the theatrical boundaries.
LOVE was well and truly in the air on Valentine's night as little Millie Dillmount, played by Strictly Come Dancing winner Joanne Clifton, eventually found her man, albeit not the one she first hoped for.
THIS year sees one of the UK's brightest comedic talents return to the stand-up stage as Jack Whitehall announced an extension to his biggest ever tour.
PREPARE to scream for The Dreamboys in what promises to be their sexiest show to date when it arrives at The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry later this year.
FOLLOWING sold out international seasons in Tampa, Texas and Tokyo, the multi Grammy, Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland comes to Birmingham next week, as part of its UK and European premire.
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FRESH from a run of sold-out summer shows and a headline slot at this year's V Festival, Kaiser Chiefs have announced a brand new single Hole in my Soul and their first UK arena tour in two years in support of the forthcoming album Stay Together.
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The neighbours of a Walsall couple, whose home was gutted by fire, have been praised for their bravery and compassion.
A wanted man has been arrested by West Midlands Police following a five-hour rooftop standoff during which officers were pelted with tiles.
A robber who hit a shop worker in the face with a knuckle duster has been jailed for six years - after social media helped West Midlands Police bring him to justice.
A brave West Midlands Police officer who helped evacuate schoolchildren after their bus burst into flames has received an award.
Stab vests, knives, drugs and a suspected stolen motor bike were among the haul in early morning raids across Birmingham today (Thursday 16 February).
Fly tipping in the lane just of Sneyd Lane opposite Vernon Way right in the middle of the lane restricting vehicle access.
Cars parked in bicycle lane obstructing acsess Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 62 Pinson Road, Willenhall Report on FixMyStreet...
Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Lorna Taylor on 25 February 2017 .
Drain cover sinking causing a horrible pothole straight off the island exit...
A Small Pothole has opened up and is getting quite deep within the junction area.