A HUGE house fire on an exclusive Sutton Coldfield estate has now been classed as suspected 'arson'.
A flower-arranging demonstration has raised almost £250 for the We Love Lichfield Fund.
A HUGE fire on an exclusive Sutton Coldfield estate has badly damaged a mansion.
Police have made a renewed appeal for information following the discovery of a skull and other human remains on land just off the M54.
Here is the latest forecast for the next five days from the Met Office along with the long-range outlook for the UK.
A disgruntled former employee threatened to “smash up” a recruitment firm in Willenhall and sent threatening text messages to his old boss, a court heard.
Walsall boss Dean Smith is odds-on to become the next manager of Brentford.
A far-right protest march through Walsall will be '100 per cent peaceful' according to organisers.
A drugs courier from Walsall who was involved in a huge plot to flood Coventry with narcotics has won a cut in his jail term on appeal.
AN X Factor star will kick off the Christmas festivities at Walsall's Manor Hospital this year.
AN innovative scheme designed to offer patients with short-term and acute illnesses treatment at a Walsall Hospice has received international recognition.
DELAYS are to be expected this afternoon (Saturday, November 28) after a multi-vehicle crash on the M6 near Erdington.
Walsall FC fans are being urged to make a difference this Christmas by donating to the club's annual Toy and Food collection at today's (Saturday, November 28) match against Bradford City.
AN expanding Walsall school has unveiled its refurbished early year's site and a new provision for two-year-olds.
A WARNING has been issued to local residents after a spate of Walsall thefts in the last month.
Traffic delays in the centre of Sutton Coldfield are expected in the New Year as a key road needs to be closed for essential bridge repairs.
A NEW alcohol and drug misuse service has officially opened its doors to the people of Walsall.
A far-right group is planning a march through Walsall in protest against Islam and immigration.
A FIRE that took hold of a shop in Walsall yesterday afternoon was 'accidental', West Midlands Fire Service confirmed.
Two men have been taken to hospital following a serious fire at a shop in Walsall.
Motorists faced huge delays on the M54 this morning after four vehicles were involved in a crash.
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Should David Cameron tire of being the most disingenuous Prime Minister in living memory, he might consider a change of career and apply for a lucrative post as head of a corrupt sport...
Of late, work and other pressing matters have kept me from sorting out and posting some of the more time consuming contributions to the blog - a regrettable situation, but needs must - and I don't like to rush material as great as the following ...
As the Allens Centre site clearance nears completion, it’s time for Willenhall residents to take stock as yet another public asset in this part of the borough is axed thanks to Tories running Walsall Council.
In spite of the absolutely foul weather over the weekend Willenhall Liberal Democrats have been out and about serving the local community.
It’s the time of year when I print out a hundred carol sheets with amusing typographical errors and head out to bring cheer and goodwill to people who drink beer.
I'm looking for any local relatives of Mary Margaret Perrett who passed away in Burntwood a few years ago - Mary lived with her husband, who is also sadly no longer with us - as far as I'm aware, they had lived in Burntwood for a number of years.
Walsall Wood FC yesterday squared off against Long Eaton (28th November 2015), and the Woodmen sadly lost the match, much to the dismay of supporters.
Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the resignation of Grant Shapps is the startling fact that Grant Shapps still occupied an office of government from which he was able to resign...
Earlier today I was contacted by reader Tkevcro who was worried about construction activity around the Coppice Road/Brownhills Road junction near the new leisure centre site in Walsall Wood.
Thanks to local historian and author Clive Roberts who tipped me off, I can share with readers the above, somewhat remarkable image of the Brownhills end of Pelsall Road from a George Lewis postcard, dated around 1915.
I'm pleased to noted that the project to start a community cinema at Aldridge Youth Theatre is a continuing success, and Saturday afternoon screenings continue.
- Cabot Tower
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Climb to the top of Cabot Tower, situated in Bristol’s Brandon Hill Park, and you’ll be rewarded with stunning views of the city and surrounding area, though it’s hard work getting up there! (The clue
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Today is St Andrew’s day, the patron saint of Scotland, but the 30 November was also a special day for all of us that went to the little school with the same name in the Birchills as we also had the day off.
Today sees us start off with some early morning rain but the radar images are suggesting that this will clear during mid morning to leave us with a dry period until lunchtime.
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Tge events of the last few hours, have made me bring forward (by a few months) the list of managers of the club, from which I shall put together some items for the blog.
A new article from me , on one of the weirder sides of Bigfoot.
An array of acts auditioned for our annual Beacon’s Got Talent 2015 live show.
On Monday 23 rd November and Friday 27 th November both Year 7 and Year 8 took part in this years’ anti-bullying campaign ‘Make A Noise’.
Pupils in Miss Kew’s and Miss Liversidge’s year 10 art group were taken into a specialist room where a gallery exhibition was set up of pupils GCSE work from Streetly school.
Received from Rita Mills, Strategic Manager- Development Central Library, Lichfield St, Walsall, WS1 1TR Tel: 01922 653111 www.
Living Arrows – Week 48 “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” – Khalil Gibran This weekend we managed to catch up on some of the to-do list which happened to include writing Christmas cards.
Me and Mine November 2015 November has been such a whirlwind month.
The Daily Mail is this evening reporting that Shrewsbury Town manager Micky Mellon has been identified as a potential successor to Dean Smith, who has today joined Sky Bet Championship side Brentford.
Walsall winger Milan Lalkovic, who bagged a goal as the Saddlers defeated Bradford City by two-goals-to-one at the weekend, has been named in the Sky Bet Football League's 'Team of the Week'.
Walsall top scorer Tom Bradshaw keen to score on his first return to Shrewsbury Town on Tuesday.
Following the news that Walsall manager Dean Smith had agreed a deal to become Brentford's new Head Coach, the Bees'Co-Director of Football, Rasmus Ankersen spoke to his club's official website and discussed what drew the club to Smith.
Following the news that Walsall manager Dean Smith and First Team Coach Richard O'Kelly had agreed terms with Brentford, Saddlers Chairman Jeff Bonser spoke to club journalists and revealed that John Ward, Jon Whitney and Neil Cutler will ...
Following the news that Walsall manager Dean Smith and First Team Coach Richard O'Kelly had agreed terms with Brentford, Saddlers Chairman Jeff Bonser spoke to club journalists and has discussed his,and the club's, disappointment that Dean...
Sky Bet Championship side Brentford have today confirmed the appointment of Walsall manager Dean Smith, following a day of discussions with the West Bromwich born former central defender.
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According to the University of Notre Dame’s Centre for Ethical Education, research shows: – ” that kids play sports for the following reasons: · To have fun (always #1) · To do something I am good at · To improve my skills · To...
England Lionesses beat Bosnia Herzegovina 1 – 0 in the Euro 2017 Qualifiers today with Jill Scott scoring the winner.
Result – Wanderers 4 – Harriers 1; After a good performance, but disappointing result last week the Wanderers welcomed Great Barr Harriers to a wet and very windy Willenhall Academy.
On a wet and very windy Sunday morning at Cheslyn Hay, Wyrley Juniors Warriors faced two games against Old Wulfrunians and Sedgley Scorpions West.
Walsall FC News
- CLUB STATEMENT: DEAN SMITH
- SMITH: HENRY IS 'SOMETHING SPECIAL'
- CHRISTMAS TOY AND FOOD COLLECTION
- ETHERIDGE LOVING LIFE AT THE BANKS'S
- SMITH: BRADFORD WILL POSE A STERN TEST
- WALSALL VS. BRADFORD CITY: MATCH PREVIEW
- WALSALL VS. BRADFORD: RECENT MEETINGS
- DOWNING: 'IT WAS ONE OF THOSE GAMES'
- SADDLERS SETBACK IN BIRMINGHAM SENIOR CUP
- HALF SEASON TICKETS NOW ON SALE
- PADDOCK RETURNING TO EXORCISE DEMONS
- SMITH: 'I WOULD HAVE BEEN DISAPPOINTED WITH A POINT'
- SWINDON VS. WALSALL: MATCH PREVIEW
- SWINDON VS. WALSALL: RECENT MEETINGS
- WALSALL EXTEND GEORGE EVANS' LOAN SPELL
- ST THOMAS MORE REPORTER: WALSALL 1-1 SHEFF UTD
- SMITH DELIGHTED TO SEE MARTIN LING BACK IN MANAGEMENT
- MOTOWN VS. DECADES – INTERVIEW WITH MARK POWELL
- YOUNG REPORTER: WALSALL 1-1 SHEFF UTD
- North-South divide: Children in North and Midlands 'less likely to get a good secondary education'
- BBC pledges fewer TV repeats this Christmas
- Refugee crisis: Coalition of MPs want relatives of asylum seekers to be allowed to settle in UK
- Tom Peck's Sketch: Stop the war? Hey, let’s start two more
- Jeremy Corbyn to clash with Hilary Benn on Labour front bench over decision to launch air strikes on Isis in Syria
- Tories ask law firm to conduct independent inquiry into bullying
- COP21: If we don’t strike climate deal in Paris it will be too late, says Barack Obama
- Cameron announces vote on British air strikes in Syria: 'They are the right thing to do to keep our country safe'
- Andy McSmith's Diary: Mark Clarke must wonder where all his influential friends have gone
- NHS Junior doctors suspend strike to allow more time for talks
Alan Lusty, chief executive of Midlands-based engineering solutions firm, adi Group, has been named in The Manufacturer’s Top 100 most influential industry role models for 2015.
WOLVERHAMPTON construction and support services giant Carillion has renewed its main bank facility and extended its maturity date to November 2020 at lower pricingCarillion said the fact the £790m fac...
Salop Design and Engineering Ltd have announced their desire to provide 60 apprentices with an opportunity to hone their craft inside their brand new facility in partnership with In Comm Training Services Ltd.
WARWICKSHIRE ice cream business Joe Delucci\'s has agreed a deal with retail giant Tesco which will see more of its products sold in the supermarket groups stores.
BUILDING society The West Brom has recorded a flattish set of results for the six months to September 30 with profit before tax of £6m the same as the corresponding period last year.
BIRMINGHAM coffee machine manufacturer Fracino has now racked up a total of eight awards this year after picking up two from manufacturers organisation EEF.
Clinigen extends distribution deal with healthcare firm AccordBURTON upon Trent pharmaceuticals firm Clinigen Group has extended its exclusive clinical trial distribution agreement with Accord Healthc...
MANUFACTURING body EEF has largely welcomed measures announced by Chancellor George Osborne in his Autumn Statement.
BREAKING NEWS: Autumn Statement – Chancellor lays out plans on housing, jobs, apprenticeships and infrastructureTheBusinessDesk 25 Nov
THE Government will build thousands more new homes, invest in roads and create one million jobs over the next five years, Chancellor George Osborne pledged in the Autumn Statement.
A Coventry manufacturing specialist is celebrating after winning one of the automotive sector’s most prestigious honours.
November 29th - I returned to Brownhills via the cycleway and old Cement Works Bridge, hoping to see deer.
November 28th - back in Brownhills later that afternoon, during a respite in the rain I headed to get some shopping in.
Yes, today is the last day of Autumn and official Winter begins tomorrow.
0930 - 1000 rain, strong SW, 9c : Mute Swan 3, Cormorant, Shoveler 12, Teal 7, Tufted 18, Mallard 30, Common Gull 2, GBb Gull 5, LBb / Herring Gull 150+, Black-headed Gull 200+, Lapwing 80, Moorhen 17, Coot 10, Pied Wagtail, Siskin.
Make a cup of tea, this may be a long one.
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- European centre-rightists reject neocolonial accusation
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ALADDIN the pantomime is just a couple of weeks away and the Tamworth actor playing the lead role can still be found cutting hair when he's not on stage.
It was December 2014, Andrew after trolling dating websites for years, had been finally picked up by the police.
A West Midlands housing association is seeking donations for a Christmas party being held in Birmingham for more than 100 children who will wake up in refuges this Christmas day.
X-FACTOR stars and operatic multi-platinum selling vocal quartet G4 embark on an exciting festive show in Birmingham as part of their Christmas By Candlelight UK tour.
People in Walsall with dementia can now be assured of excellent support and treatment after a number of local organisations have been awarded dementia friendly community status.
TV star David Hoff (formerly Hasselhoff) has arrived on stage in Wolverhampton as part of the world premiere of a brand new musical Last Night A DJ Saved My Life.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was badly assaulted in Walsall after a night out.
In Walsall the police and council have secured funding to help 46 businesses benefit from a crime reporting tool that will allow them to upload images of suspected shoplifters to an app that can be seen by shoppers, other businesses and the...
Police in Walsall are becoming concerned for a man who has been missing from home since the weekend.
?Two motorway police officers and two members of the public have been honoured for their efforts in trying to save the life of a man who collapsed at the wheel of his car in Staffordshire.
A trio of robbers who committed violent attacks on homes and businesses across the West Midlands have been jailed for a total of 24 years.
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Caroline Bayliss on 30 November 2015 .
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Jamie Dean on 27 November 2015 .
Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Jamie Dean on 26 November 2015 .
The surfacing has large open cracks on the roundabout when entering it from Brownhills high street - On a bike this means you have to swerve to go around them which potentially puts you into conflict with the traffic who are generally looking...
Follow up sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by G.