TWO youngsters from Walsall have raised a fantastic 5,500 for good causes running the Great Midlands Fun Run in support of their uncle who sadly died just months after this year's event.
CALLS have been made for West Midlands Police to review their decision to leave Walsall with just one police front counter serving the whole borough.
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Shoppers in Walsall were stunned yesterday (Thursday November 27) when they thought they caught a glimpse of the Queen whizzing around a town centre on a mobility scooter.
FRIENDS and family of a Walsall woman who died from cancer have granted her last wish by raising thousands of pounds for the hospice that cared for her.
Fifteen new lollipop men and women are being taken on by Walsall Council just months after the service was saved from the axe.
Pay-to-drive roads including the M6 Toll were declared 'highway robbery' today as part of a campaign.
Part of the M54 will close every night for the next five months from tonight as part of a £10.8 million roadworks scheme.
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DEVELOPERS behind controversial plans for a crematorium on the outskirts of Walsall have submitted an official planning application.
Police are appealing for information after a pygmy goat was stolen and may now be in Willenhall or Wolverhampton.
A ONCE lost plaque to recognise and remember those who served in both World Wars has been given pride of place in Brownhills.
The Express Star delves through the archives to chronicle the late Malcolm Finlayson's career in images.
CRITICS have accused Walsall Council of "wasting money" after new figures revealed that almost 20,000 has been spent on public consultation over plans to save 86 million.
Alex Nash, of Bentley Lane, used 'stolen' travel documents to travel to Turkey but was detained by authorities, court hears...
THE fight for fair pay rumbled on this week as dozens of NHS staff in Walsall joined picket lines during a four-hour strike.
Walsall town centre risks being 'overrun' with bars and clubs after one was allowed to stay open until 4.30am, it has been claimed.
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A WALSALL shop has been closed for the second time in seven months due to the filthy, insanitary and rodent infested conditions which food was being prepared in.
Friday sees the release of the much-awaited first trailer for the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.
A MAN from Walsall who was arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences has been charged with identity theft.
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Here's a rather wonderful, quick photo to get the grey matter going amongst the readership - yesterday, Godfrey 'Oakparkrunner' Hucker sent me the above excellent photo, sourced from Linda Robottom, of a Walsall Wood tug of war team.
Back at the beginning of October, I had a somewhat concerning enquiry from reader Dave about the Co-operative convenience store in the small precinct just off the A5 in Brownhills by Howdles Lane - reports were that the Co-op were closing it and the ...
Walsall Wood FC snatched defeat from the jaws of victory last Tuesday evening (25th November 2014) at Heath Hayes, where a somewhat intemperate and distracted match clearly disappointed match reporter Bill Shaw...
On Thursday 27 November 2014, the House of Commons Governance of the House Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from Andrew McDonald, former Chief Executive of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority; Steve O’ ...
Top contributor, commentor and all round good egg David Evans has been busy over the last few weeks organising a treat for local history buffs in Brownhills and the wider community.
Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette - I present issue 13 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1990 for you to peruse and download.
On Tuesday 25 November 2014, Valerie attended a reception hosted by Laura Sandys MP in the Speaker’s House supporting the proposed Pugin and St Augustine, Education, Research, and Visitor Centre in Ramsgate.
On Wednesday 26 November 2014, the House of Commons Governance of the House Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from John Borley, Director General of Facilities at the House of Commons; and Sir David Higgins, Chair of HS2 and ...
For some reason in this country we have decided to copy the Black Friday concept from the US.
If the old adage that any publicity is good publicity is true; then that there Home Secretary is putting herself about a bit...
The interesting history of William Roberts – the father of modern Brownhills – continues, and this time, Peter ‘pedro’ Cutler has taken issue with some other, intersecting local history, and just when exactly William Roberts came to ...
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The annual SVR autumn steam gala, which as always featured various locomotives running through the night.
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This morning sees a return to some milder air temperatures.
It is a misty and, therefore, damp start to the day in Hammerwich.
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Clayton Ince (born 12 July 1972) is a Trinidadian football goalkeeper who had lengthy spells in the English Football League at Crewe Alexandra and Walsall.
Daniel “Danny” Hay (born 15 May 1975) is a New Zealand footballer who has represented New Zealand as a centre back and captained Waitakere United in the New Zealand Football Championship.
There's an extra run report for you this week, courtesy of Simon Richards.
Looking at Jaguar Landrover Apprenticeships On Thursday 27th November 9 students who had expressed an interest in engineering were involved in a video link up with Jaguar Landrover to discover more about their Apprenticeship scheme.
By now we all will ahve heard about the tragedy which happend on the field of play at a cricket match in Australia.
The Year 9 Basketball team earned themselves a merry sing song home after a splendid opening game vs St Francis.
Well today sees the ernd of the Morrison Van running around the Estate, as the contract for maintenance of the houses changes to Laker’s Here ar some pictures taken of the change over.
Coventry City manager Steven Pressley has spoken to the press ahead of Saturday afternoon's Sky Bet League One tie against Walsall, and has taken a swipe at Saddlers' summer signing Mathieu Manset, who had a brief spell with the Sky...
Walsall manager Dean Smith has spoken to the press as he continues to prepare for Saturday afternoon's Sky Bet League One tie against Coventry City, and has discussed his side's recent good run of league form, putting at least some...
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Coventry City and Walsall (15:00 GMT).
Coventry v Walsall - Preview Vitalfootball:Walsall:28/11/2014 12:10:00 We make the short trip down the M6 to face Coventry City whom are now back at the Ricoh following a one year absence.
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This weekend Walsall Football Club make the short trip to the Ricoh Arena to take on Coventry City in the latest Sky Bet League One fixture of the season.
Manager Dean Smith claims an increased belief has been key to Walsall’s rise up League One.
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The Club has 3 ex-players in its Hall of Fame, including Olivia ‘Chick’ Fergusson who played for England at U17s and currently plays on the wing for Villa Ladies.
Can everyone that going to the Christmas Party Tonight, Please make sure you give car registration number to the front desk.
The Club is delighted to announce 3 new Club welfare Officers – to make 5 in all! Welcome Sare Michael, Rui Leitao and Eric Battison...
Urgent Please note There will be no training at following clubs Tonight due to the Christmas Party.
On Wedneday 26th November 2014 schools from across Staffordshire took part in the level 3 School Games Football Competition at Rowley Park.
Staffordshire FA have a Level 1 Coaching Course taking place at Chesterton High School in January.
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Midland-based peer Kumar Bhattacharyya should know what he is talking about when it comes to industrial disputes, argues Jon Griffin...
INSURANCE company Wesleyan Assurance Society has added former KPMG partner Andrew Neden to its board of directors.
AEGEAN Airlines, Greeces largest carrier, has announced that it will increase capacity between Birmingham and Athens next summer by 8,500 seats.
BUILDING society The West Brom has reported a pre-tax profit of £6m for the six months to September 30 compared to a loss of £7.6m for the corresponding period last year.
DISCOUNT retailer Poundland has seen its sales leap by 15% in six months as shoppers continue to hunt for a bargain.
Lord Bhattacharyya says car giant's owner 'will not hesitate' to invest overseas if bitter wage dispute drags on...
Victorian brewery pump house and part of an 18th century country residence are among the lots at an auction next month...
MIDLANDS carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has been named the most trustworthy original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in a new study.
BIRMINGHAM Airport has ended the summer flying season on a high as nearly 900,000 people chose the Midlands airport in October.
AIRLINE Flybe has signed a white-label agreement to fly services for SAS, Scandinavia\'s largest carrier.
November 27th - I again returned via Walsall Wood, but unlike the night before, it was clear.
November 27th - A difficult day.
November 26th - A dreadfully weary, damp homeward commute in heavy mist that soaked and deadened everything.
November 24th - A gorgeous, frosty winter morning.
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- Austria arrests for recruiting Syria fighters
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The Acorns Children’s Hospice shop in Shirley is set to welcome shoppers after an extensive two-week refurbishment.
Christmas TV is one of the things we look forward to, with plenty of big and festive films and dramatic episodes planned there's plenty to keep you busy!So if you think it's not Christmas until you've got your hands on the double Christmas edition of...
Friday sees the release of the much-awaited first trailer for the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.
Midlands recruitment firm First Personnel has signed a significant three year fundraising partnership with Acorns Children’s Hospice to become one of the charity’s official partners.
It didn’t feel right to mention the ‘C’ word until now.
From January 2015, we will have new opening hours.
POP superstar Sir Elton John will perform at the home ground of Walsall FC, in what will be its first outdoor concert in more than 20 years.
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CCTV captures the moment an articulated lorry does a u-turn on the M6 Toll This shocking footage shows a lorry driver doing a u-turn on the M6 Toll has been released by motorway police after he was given a suspended prison sentence.
Scrapping police cautions could mean a greater focus on ‘restorative’ remedies such as cleaning graffiti.
Vehicle crime is a hot topic here at Walsall Police at the moment, mainly because we’ve seen an increase in vehicle-related crime in many areas of the borough and are focusing a lot of attention on reducing it.
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David Jamieson makes his acceptance speech West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson speaks after the result of the election is announced on 22 August 2014.
Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Leo Wu on 28 November 2014 .
Computers at Walsall's libraries will be unavailable this weekend due to routine maintenance work.
If there was such a charter or Bill, would not there be an obligation on television companies, including the BBC, to explain why it is that, while men in their late 70s can carry out their job as lead presenters—and do it very well, no...
A Caldmore shop has been closed for the second time in seven months due to the filthy, insanitary and rodent infested conditions which food was being prepared in.
The pavement is covered with leaves which no pile some 2' high up against the church wall (St.