A GERMAN Shepherd was found tied to a tree in a Walsall cemetery with a deep cut to its neck.
HUNDREDS of homes are set to be built in Walsall after a batch of major planning applications were given the seal of approval.
A RARE clock has been snatched from a shed at a Bloxwich address.
HOLLYWOOD star Tom Hardy has been spotted mixing with top Sutton director and writer Steven Knight at a film premiere this week.
Planning officers have warned the owners of Brownhills shopping centre that if they don't take action against fly-tipping, graffiti and insecure openings they could face court action and fines.
An inquest has opened on a boy who was hit by a lorry while crossing a busy road on his way home from school.
A ceremony presenting Slade star Noddy Holder with the freedom of Walsall will be transmitted live in rooms throughout the town’s council house after fears were raised fans would not be able to see it.
A woman was taken to hospital after her husband drove his car into the kitchen.
The number of ‘contaminated’ bins in a Black Country borough has almost halved since a controversial recycling crackdown was launched, figures have revealed.
A campaign for a new indoor skate park in Walsall is gathering pace with organisers saying they have secured sponsors and identified a site in the town centre.
A post office, which moved into a new home last month, is already being inundated with customers and support from the community, according to local councillors.
They used to be the haunts for suited and booted businessman to flaunt their wealth.
From 2003 licensing laws meant strip clubs in England and Wales came under the same umbrella as pubs, cafes and bars.
A forklift truck driver who caused a horror road smash that killed a workmate has had his driving ban cut by judges to help him get work and support his family.
A multi-million pound scheme to improve emergency water supplies to homes and businesses is now in place as part of a pioneering project.
TRAGEDY struck Walsall Arboretum yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) as a man's body was recovered from the lake following a major police search.
OWNERS of a Brownhills shopping centre have been instructed to take action on the site or face court action.
AVID supporters were set to be told that a 10,000 target to revive an historic football club had been reached, as the Advertiser went to press last night.
THEY had spent years of their lives completely unaware that the other even existed.
Journey times on one of the busiest sections of motorway in the country are expected to improve after the completion of a Highways Agency scheme.
A FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD boy has been bailed in connection with a stabbing at a Walsall park.
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On Thursday 17th April 2014, the Chairman of Darlaston Town Football Club, Neil Chambers, released a statement on the future plans for the Club.
Pelsall’s Village Centre is hosting an event organised by Healthwatch Walsall on Saturday 26th April.
Darlaston South Councillor, Dough James; West Midlands Police Commissioner, Bob Jones and community activist, Wendy Collins.
Thanks to the wonderful Linda Mason for the tipoff - it seems that starting in a few weeks - on Sunday, 4th May 2014 - there's to be a new Craft and Farmers Market staged as a regular event at Chasewater.
Can anyone tell me how BT’s line providing division, Openretch Openreach survive? The company I work for provides network services to varying people and organisations, and this means dealing with telecoms providers, and that almost certainly ...
Yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 15th April 2014), Walsall Wood FC faced Gornal Athletic at home, and despite a hard fought match, the home team couldn't triumph.
There’s this funny period in the run-up to an election which sees local government comms team change behaviour.
Here's a message from Walsall Local History Centre, specifically for readers of the Brownhills Blog - I'm always banging on about getting copies of local history books while they're still around, and now's your chance to bag copies of three of Stuart...
Walsall Council met yesterday evening (Monday) for the last full council meeting before the local elections on Thursday 22nd May.
Since the tragic, awful death of 12 year old Jack Garrington on the Chester Road, Shire Oak last Thursday, 10th April 2014, many Brownhills folk and parents of kids attending Shire Oak from further afield have not only paid tribute to Jack, but also ...
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The weather forecast for the Cannock Chase and surrounding area for Thursday 17th April and outlook for Good Friday.
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The trouble with some changing bags is that they very much look like changing bags which isn’t always ideal when you’re at work trying to be the professional HR bod that I am, for example.
If you’ve enjoyed the Easter holidays a little bit too much and need another break away to look forward too, there’s some eggscellent deals coming up over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend with Jet2.
The exciting thing about being a dedicated second-hand shopper is that your home and wardrobe are constantly evolving.
I haven’t done a tour of the plot for a while, so on Sunday I took the opportunity to do a little filming and to show you around.
Think the MIB only take an interest in UFOs? It's time to think again.
As part of my ongoing blog posts to help 5 Gyres clear our oceans I’ll be blogging with various ways to help reduce the waste and give tips and ideas.
Did you know I used to work in a Bingo Hall during my last year at university over 9 years ago? I did, it was an interesting job and as part time jobs go, it was a good laugh.
Walsall Football Club will be hosting another of their popular 'Family Fun Day's this coming Monday as the Saddlers play host to Gillingham in Sky Bet League One.
Walsall's on-loan Chelsea winger Milan Lalkovic has returned from a brief spell of treatment with his parent club to be assessed at the Saddlers Essington training ground ahead of tomorrow's trip to Carlisle.
Walsall Football Club's Banks's Stadium has been selected to host the final of the Birmingham FA's Women's County Cup.
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's League One game between Carlisle United and Walsall (15:00 BST).
As part of The Football League's 125th Anniversary celebrations, supporters from all league clubs were asked to vote for their Greatest Manager, Player, Captain, Season and Match.
125 Years Football League - Walsall Greats Vitalfootball:Walsall:17/04/2014 11:27:00 Football League compile list of Walsall's greatest moments as chosen by the fans.
Walsall Football Club could be in-line for a fairly large financial boost as former striker Troy Deeney is linked with a move to the Premier League.
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Lichfield City FC travel to Coventry Copsewood knowing that victory could lift them two places in the table.
World Speedway Champion Tai Woffinden is set to swap his racing suit for football boots next month.
RECENT publicity about the re-emergence of Darlaston Town has reached as far as Liverpool.
WALSALL WOOD 2 TIPTON TOWN 2 Midland Alliance HARRY Harris scored twice in the last 12 minutes to earn Wood a point at home to Tipton on Saturday.
WALSALL snooker star Mark Joyce has called on the game's bosses to take a serious look at the congested calendar after failing to get 'the monkey off his back' at the World Championship qualifiers.
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Not only are Jenks and Cattell Engineering happy to be enjoying the Easterbreak, but are also proud to announce yet another excellent audit within the factory and shop floor based in Willenhall, Wolverhampton.
BIRMINGHAM-based carmaker MG UK has developed a new electric vehicle concept to help determine European demand for such a car.
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The University of Warwick is proposing a new college backed by Jaguar Land Rover, Aero Engine Controls and Arup, which have had difficulty recruiting staff with the right abilities...
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PASSENGER numbers at Birmingham Airport increased by 4.5% in March, compared with the same period last year.
The advent of HS2 and the continuing investment in high speed rail is generating significant opportunitiesfor businesses.
LAND Rover has revealed how its next generation Discovery model range will send the off-road brand in a new direction.
We are delighted to announce that GTG Training has been named as 'Training Provider of the Year' at the annual IMI Skillmiles awards.
FOR those that like their open-top motoring with a bit more poke, Mercedes has announced a series of power hikes to its SL-Class range.
April 17th - The minutiae of drainage engineering are wonderful.
Riddian Bridge, Rushall Canal on Flickr.
April 16th - It’s all about flowers at the moment.
Blue Skies Reflected In Clear Water, Park Lime Pits on Flickr.
15th April - I noted when passing this evening that the field of oilseed rape at Grange Farm, on the Walsall Wood - Shelfield border was nearly fully in flower.
This micro-moth is on the National Scarce List B and is new to south-east Staffordshire.
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The Customer First contact centre which deals with enquires from all members of the Accord Group (except Fry Housing Trust) will be closed on Friday, 18 April and Monday, 21 April .
Jacqueline Wilson has sold over 35 million books in the UK alone.
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It is now 9 months since we learned that International Evangelist Tony Anthony’s testimony had been investigated by the Evangelical Alliance and found to be untrue.
Job seekers will find searching for work at one of the Midlands largest housing associations easier from today thanks to the launch of a brand new careers portal.
Dogs are well-known to be man’s best friend, and their ability to calm and soothe children at a local hospice is just another display of why they make such great pals.
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My Facebook page has been red-hot this week.
Time to update your operating system? Support for Windows 3.1 ended years ago, XP has now gone the same way.
Stolen in a recent charity shop burglary, can you help with enquiries? The below press release was issued by our Corporate Communications department recently following a burglary at the St Giles Hospice Shop in Walsall Town Centre, I...
Last week I had a new Facebook page set up for work use and have found that I’ve been posting to it regularly (largely because it’s so easy to make a quick comment).
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Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Nicola Ryder on 17 April 2014.
Request to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Pharmassay Int'l Ltd.
Walsall Children's Services are inviting social workers to hear about what it's like to be a social worker in the borough and to apply for one of various vacancies in children's services.
Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Nicola Ryder on 16 April 2014.
Internal review request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Pharmassay Int'l Ltd.