A PET-LOVING family in Walsall have been left devastated after their two cats have been poisoned and had to be put down just weeks apart.
IT WAS a day to forget for motorists on the M6 yesterday as the motorway was closed for a second time last night (July 26) following a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian.
FOLLOWING this morning's dramatic blaze on the M6 at Junction 7, the northbound will be closed from 9pm until 6am for full resurfacing works.
ROAD users in the West Midlands are advised that the M6 northbound at Junction 7 will be closed this afternoon for resurfacing following this morning's lorry fire, but will reopen in time for today's evening peak.
THERE can't be too many smiles in Walsall as big as this young boy's because this seven-year-old is now whizzing around on his specially-made bike with his friends.
POLICE have launched an investigation following a disorder in Walsall.
AN appeal to find a man who has gone missing from a Walsall hospital has been launched by police.
TWELVE months on from her life-changing operation the difference is clear for all to see.
A YOUNG motorist died when his car crashed into a lamppost in Streetly after suffering a suspected heart attack behind the wheel.
Staff at Walsall Central Library will be turning back time as they hold a special birthday celebration next week.
A LOVED-UP Streetly couple have waltzed their way to marriage bliss after hitting a magical marriage milestone last week (July 14).
A WALSALL schoolboy who was jailed for a remarkably sophisticated fake insurance fraud has had his sentence reduced by appeal judges.
A DAY of celebration and reflection will take place in memory of a Walsall FC fan killed in the Tunisia terror attack as a legacy fund is launched in his name.
In a two-year battle with cancer inspirational Claire Peters courageously documented her story with online videos.
RAIL services to and from Birmingham from Lichfield and Walsall are affected this morning due to signalling problems between Aston and New Street station.
A STREETLY-based taxi company has been praised for saving the life of a hedgehog after it was brutally attacked by a dog in Erdington.
THREE beauty spots in Walsall have been recognised as some of the very best in the UK after receiving prestigious Green Flag Awards.
POLICE 'urgently need to trace' a Walsall man who has now been missing for well over two weeks.
A DRUG drive suspect from Walsall has been arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs and weapons offences.
TRANSPORT police are appealing for information after a smoke bomb was let off following a Walsall football match this week.
'MUCH needed' improvements will be made to a Walsall school in a six-figure summer makeover over the coming months.
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I'm running this post again as a notable hoover enthusiast and blog contributor the young David Evans has been called by the fake Dyson engineers, and he's just one of several who've reported calls in our area lately.
How do we look back at London 2012? If Twitter is anything to go by with fondness and nostalgia.
Keeping a blog updated daily with loads of fresh content is a full on job so we’re taking a well earned break.
I'd like to wish all the very best of luck to the hard working volunteers and community minded folk who've worked with Brownhills Town Centre Partnership on this year's Brownhills in Bloom bird, which is judged this afternoon (Wednesday, 27th July ...
New Prime Minister, Theresa May, has taken no time at all to comment on housing in the UK.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (28th July 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, ...
I hear that a certain elder statesman of the blog commentariat has chalked up his 85th birthday! Continue reading...
A 3 bedroom terraced house on Butts Road, Walsall, WS4.
There’s been widespread criticism from anarchists if not of Corbyn directly then of the wisdom of those that are joining the Labour party to support him and his project.
It's important that I make readers aware of recent concerns about blue-green algae at Chasewater - over the weekend, the park management appear to have been hard at work printing, laminating and sticking up signs warning against swimming in the lake...
On Saturday 16 July I met with Jamal Hussain the owner of Kashmir Meat & Poultry to offer my support.
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Some light rain greeted me at the time of observation with around 0.8mm already depositing itself in the Hammerwich area during the early hours.
The surface air pressure starts off fairly stable at around 1020mb this morning, however, the synoptic charts are showing that a low pressure front will be reaching our area by the early hours of tomorrow.
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A cool new article from Brent Swancer on time-travel, and allegedly real time-travelers.
Well can you believe it’s our last week of this term! And what a term it has been – we’ve performed at The Symphony Hall, sung live on BBC WM and recorded our very own original song!! Hope to see lots of our members this week and looking ...
*** REVIVAL RETURNS FOR THE SUMMER! *** The best dedicated retro gaming event returns, with ‘REVIVAL Solstice 2016’ on the weekend of 30-31 July at Banks’s Stadium, Walsall! After the successful comeback event ‘Winter Warmer 2015’, REVIVAL ...
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EFL Trophy Fixtures Announced Vitalfootball:Walsall:27/07/2016 12:44:00 Walsall will travel to Sheffield United and Leicester B during group stages.
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Date Change - Fans Focus Meeting Vitalfootball:Walsall:27/07/2016 11:10:00 Fans focus meeting will now take place 24 hours earlier.
FA Cup Fourth Sub Allowed - QF Onwards Vitalfootball:Walsall:27/07/2016 11:03:00 FA introduce the fourth sub rule for QF onwards in the Emirates FA Cup.
EFL Trophy Draw - Details (Well Lack Of Them) Vitalfootball:Walsall:27/07/2016 10:56:00 Saddlers drawn to face Leicester B, Sheffield United and Grimsby Town - oh the joys.
EFL Trophy Groups Confirmed Vitalfootball:Walsall:27/07/2016 10:23:00 A short time ago, the full draw for the Group Stage round of this season's EFL Trophy was made.
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Please note the following new punishments that take effect from this season: – http://www.
Many thanks to club members who donated food items over the last couple of weeks.
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- What Europe's string of Isis-inspired terror attacks mean for UK security
- Shipping magnate's son loses libel action against father of woman he was accused of raping
- RAF Marham abduction attempt: Police release e-fits of men who attacked serviceman
- Leytonstone Tube stabbing: Isis-inspired attacker Muhiddin Mire 'thought Tony Blair was his guardian angel'
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PUB company Mitchells & Butler has taken a glass half-full approach to tough conditions, pointing to the "good progress" it has made in key areas.
BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT\'S largest carrier Flybe has increased its top line performance on the back of more routes, but the tough market conditions are having an impact on other key figures.
A DEVELOPMENT on a former Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) site which will include 150,000 sq ft of office space has been given the go-ahead.
GKN is planning to reduce its fixed costs by £30m in order to "increase momentum going into 2017".
WATER company Severn Trent Water Limited has been fined £426,000 after pollution incidents occurred on three occasions.
THE first West Midlands IPO since the EU referendum has been launched, ahead of a scheduled flotatation in early August.
Engineering services company, adi Group, has raised over £3,000 to help hearts in the Midlands.
The latest Made in the Midlands breakfast networking event hosted by Threeway Pressings, Tipton saw 100 representatives of the Midlands manufacturing sector visit their premises.
On Friday 24th June 2016, the UK electorate cast its vote to leave the EU.
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July 25th - In Rushall, a couple of apple trees have fruit growing well on the boughs right now.
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Happy Sunday! Been there, done that, brought the Tee-Shirt! All I had for my efforts were a Swallow ( my first locally since June 16th ) three Reed Warbler and an overflying Cormorant.
July 21st - It’s been a great week of commuting so far.
NO - its not evidence of my new salad diet! Well done to Mrs Chaz who succeeded where I failed, by finding the evidence of our Leaf Cutter Bee's activity.
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Weekly sessions for children inspired by our summer exhibition 'The Hodson Shop'.
AN hilarious comedy show is set to get the audiences rocking and laughing out loud as it returns Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre.
A NEW console-quality Final Fantasy game is set to launch on mobile devices next month.
TICKETS are now on sale to see an award-winning comic, presenter, actor and musician take to the stage.
BILLED as 'the feel good show of the year', brand-new smash-hit, Stateside spectacular Soul Legends is coming to the Belgrade Theatre.
IF there's something strange in your neighbourhood, who ya gonna call? Filmmaker Paul Feig.
HORSES, show jumping and a full day of fun are just some of the highlights expected at this year's Canwell Show.
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Police have launched an investigation after a teenager was dragged into wasteland and mugged in Castle Vale.
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The trial has begun at the Old Bailey in London of four men from Walsall accused of Syria-related terrorism charges.
West Midlands Police officers have completed a move into Walsall Civic Centre as part of an innovative partnership approach.
Ten men have been sentenced today (Wednesday 6 July) for committing historical sexual offences against two young men who were both sexually exploited in their teens.
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Zain on 27 July 2016 .
Internal review request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Ken Upton on 27 July 2016 .
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Ken Upton on 27 July 2016 .
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Chris Smith on 27 July 2016 .
Dismantled ASBESTOS pre-fab building debris dumped @ garages / path / road grassland @ 11am 26 July opposite Abu Bakr School ...