Labour now hold half the seats on Walsall Council after winning the Birchills-Leamore by-election.
A college is involved in a new £55,000 European project which is designed to stop the rise of gang culture by training professionals to work with vulnerable young people.
More than 60 people took part in a charity walk in memory of a cancer sufferer who died at the age of 22.
EIGHT children were found crammed into a Ford Mondeo in Walsall - with three found in the boot.
Traffic cops halted the Ford Mondeo this afternoon and found eight passengers crammed inside, including three squashed into the oven-like cramped luggage space...
MULTIPLE reports of ghost, werewolf, witch and zombie sightings have been reported to police in Walsall over the last three years.
Administrators unable to sell entire Solihull-based company, although some branches sold to Andrew Page and The Parts Alliance...
A BRAVE Pelsall mum took to the skies as part of a fund-raising appeal which will help her daughter walk unaided.
It's a stressful time of year for many students who have left college and now are waiting to know their A-level results.
Traffic message boards and almost 30 cameras will be installed across Wolverhampton in a bid to reduce traffic.
A drink-driver who reversed along the M6 Toll for more than a mile after getting lost and ‘panicking’ because he had little cash has been handed a community order and banned from driving for 21 months.
Now the big day has come and you've finally got those all-important results you may be left with more questions that a lifetime's worth of exam papers put together.
PLANS for a crematorium near Bloxwich which is predicted to carry out 750 funerals a year have been met with strong objections from local leaders.
Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday night for the Birmingham heavy metal exhibition to be named the nation's favourite Lottery-funded project...
Police say they believe a body found in a Burntwood field is that of a missing woman.
WORK on a multi-million pound apartments complex for older people in Walsall town centre could start within months after planners gave it the green light this week.
Family have been notified of chilling discovery in field near Meerash Lane...
POLICE believe that a body found in a field in Burntwood is that of missingWalsall woman Amanda Hawkins.
Officers looking for Walsall woman Amanda Hawkins have been notified by Staffordshire Police of the discovery of a body in a field in Burntwood.
A SIXTY-year-old man was taken to hospital with suspected spinal injuries yesterday after a road traffic collision between a car and a motorcycle.
A drink driver reversed along the M6 Toll for more than a mile after getting lost and 'panicking' because he had little cash and didn't know how much it would cost, a court heard.
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Well, to be precise, 2250 people have spoken which is about 22 per cent of those eligible to vote in the Walsall Birchills-Leamore by election...
Worrying news reaches me of an indecent exposure incident on the canal in Brownhills last Wednesday night (23rd July 2014), when a lady cycling on the towpath between the Pier Street pedestrian Bridge (near Tesco) and Catshill Junction witnessed a ...
On Tuesday 22 July 2014, Valerie raised flawed council consultations and health issues in Parliament during the Pre-Recess Adjournment Debate.
Valerie is encouraging everyone to register to vote following the implementation of Individual Electoral Registration.
Concerns Raised at Walsall's Health Profile Walsall CCG is reviewing Walsall’s urgent and emergency care services.
Time is Running Out to Have YOUR Say Walsall CCG is reviewing Walsall’s urgent and emergency care services.
Important information for Voluntary Organisations in Willenhall The cut off date for applications for funding bids need to be received as detailed below is tomorrow Friday 25 th July, any applications that are not received by 4pm tomorrow cannot ...
Following my post a few days ago where I shared the awful news that Gareth Perrins-Seedhouse had passed away, I received a lovely and very kind email from Mick Roseblade, a close friend of the family, who's also asked me to publicise the arrangements...
Walsall Wood FC fought bravely on Tuesday night, but just couldn't get the better of visitors Tividale FC in a match where Tividale outshone The Woodmen.
On a bright and sunny Walsall morning another little shady deal is born in the ghetto...
It is with great sadness that I share this press release from West Midlands Police, who report that a body has been found following the prolonged search for missing Moxley lady Amanda Hawkins, who was last seen in Brownhills Continue reading →...
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Looking down the Daw End Branch towards Lathams Bridge (also known as Boats Bridge), in Walsall Wood, Walsall, West Midlands
The Daw End Branch is an extension of the Wyrley and Essington Canal created
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We are at the stage where Petit Boy is asking about the time.
On 30th July you can make your own alien or monster mask to scare your friends or brighten up your bedroom.
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Our choirs first annual charity Christmas concert will be on Thursday 11th December 2014 at Streetly Community Centre – doors open 8pm.
The Wolverhampton Civic Hall is set to have some much-needed refurbishment, and as a result could be temporarily moving, bosses are currently scouring the Black Country to find an alternative, temporary venue to host some of the biggest names...
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This evening, Walsall Football Club are being linked with a move for recently released Bury striker Ashley Grimes.
Walsall manager Dean Smith today played down any fears over fire-power as it emerged the club almost re-signed Milan Lalkovic.
TO STEAL shamelessly from cult movie Fight Club, the first rule of pre-season results is: don't talk about pre-season results.
Walsall Football Club will have to wait to find out the full extent of striker Jordan Cook's injury as the new-recruits ankle is still too swollen to undergo a scan.
Walsall Football Club manager Dean Smith has today spoken about his attempt to bring former Saddlers' striker Will Grigg back to the club, just a year after he joined Brentford for a, tribunal awarded, £325,000.
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World No 3 Jerry Mongan ready to step up...
Tipton’s Ricky Summers will risk a title shot in September for a fight in front of the BoxNation cameras at Wolverhampton Civic Hall next Friday.
Chasetown FC will renew the first of their FA Cup rivalries as they entertain Port Vale in a pre-season friendly.
The Tour de France, the world’s premier cycling race, started in Yorkshire, England, and ends in Paris three weeks later.
The Club is looking for a committed coach for our Boys’ Academy that meets Saturday mornings.
MARTIN Gethin has vowed to learn from his mistakes and not let his bout with Terry Flanagan go to the judges as he bids to make the most of an immediate chance to regain his British title.
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WOLVERHAMPTON-based construction and support services firm Carillion is in merger talks with rival Balfour Beatty.
We have a guy who is available for an unpaid internship between now and 30/9/14.
ADMINISTRATORS from KPMG have sold part of the Unipart Automotive business to Andrew Page and The Parts Alliance saving 361 jobs - but 1,244 members of staff have been made redundant.
WAKE-up calls must be urgently sounded to help people plan how to cope with increased borrowing costs amid the prospect of the end of rock-bottom interest rates, a think-tank has argued.
WOLVERHAMPTON construction and support services giant Carillion has signed contracts worth up to £2.8bn with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation.
BANK of England governor Mark Carney has signalled that Britain's faltering wage growth is to have an increasingly important bearing on when interest rates will rise.
AIRLINE Flybe has announced it will be flying to Berlin Tegel from Birmingham Airport as part of its 2014-2015 Winter schedule.
BPS Birmingham Future event will update how regeneration of south Birmingham town is progressing...
Peter Pollitt ran his own surgery on Broadway which had approximately 3,500 patients as well as working in casualty at the old Walsall General Hospital.
ROYAL Mail shares have fallen to their lowest level since their controversial privatisation last autumn after the group warned that aggressive competition meant parcels revenue for the full year would be lower than expected.
July 23rd - Riding back home this evening, something shiny in the road caught my eye - lying on the edge of Green Lane in Shelfield, the debris from something that really shouldn’t happen.
July 23rd - in the Goscote Valley on my way to work, as the day started to warm up, I was drawn to a continual crackling sound.
21st July - It’s been a lovely day, but the ride home was hard.
July 20th - A day coloured mainly by the sad news of the loss of a good man , but as I rode the canal mid-afternoon, taking it gentle, I reflected on life.
July 20th - Last week, I noted a quantity of sectional piling had been delivered to Ogley Junction maintenance yard ready for a job locally.
July 19th - I was still suffering with my left foot, so rest was in order and I didn’t do anything except cruise out for a bit of fresh air and some shopping.
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The full Fifty Shades of Grey trailer has just been released which is likely to whet the appetite of millions of fans.
A Birmingham businessman has been told by his staff to get on his bike – but it’s all in aid of charity.
Having looked at my favourite running colours, I decided to put together an outfit with a few other things I’ve seen recently- lovely bright blue also looks great in this sunshine, combined with green to really make you feel summery! Down with...
For the fifth year running a Worcestershire man is getting in the saddle for charity.
WE ARE giving away two pairs of tickets to the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie premiere - being shown in Birmingham on Thursday, July 24.
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Have you been enjoying the summer sales? Though I’ve visited a few high street stores, the one sale that always interests me is the Sweaty Betty one! I picked up my galaxy run capris in the sales, and this time I decided to pick up some yoga/...
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We’re holding a firearms amnesty between July 19th and August 2nd 2014 during which people can turn over weapons without fear of being prosecuted for gun possession.
I made the mistake of having a few days off and came back to a mountain of work so my Facebook posts have been a little thin this week! Here is a selection of what I have been able to upload.
Update issued at 8.05am Monday 14 July: During this morning's two-hour strike by firefighters, which ended at 8am, we had 13 fire engines and one Brigade Response Vehicle available to deploy.
It’s been another busy and varied week, with posts ranging from a West Midlands Police survey that may affect the future of front offices to a new Crimestoppers campaign and the visit of a supersonic car to Walsall.
It’s Friday the 13th but fingers crossed, knock on wood I’m OK so far! No update last week as I ran out of time so loads to fit in this week! Posted Friday 13 June.
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Guy O'Brien on 24 July 2014 .
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Harry Methley on 24 July 2014 .
Internal review request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Harry Methley on 24 July 2014 .
Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Mr k Hopkins on 24 July 2014 .
Pelsall will be alive with summer sounds and fundraising pounds this weekend thanks to a live music charity event.