BUILDING work on a new multi million pound Walsall Manor unit is set to start soon after funding from the NHS was released.
ASPIRING young Walsall cricketers were bowled over after meeting the new England Test captain Joe Root this week.
A FISHING rod caused a stink in Walsall after it forced a sewer to overflow.
HEARTBREAKING tributes have been paid to a Walsall schoolboy found unconscious in his bedroom.
TWO teenagers were injured after a taxi and car crashed in Walsall last weekend.
THOUSANDS of litres of suspected illicit alcohol have been seized in raids across the West Midlands and the North West including in Walsall, Great Barr and Erdington.
FIVE teenagers have been arrested after early morning raids across the West Midlands including Walsall.
A HOUSE fire in Walsall this morning (Friday, February 17) was caused by a tumble dryer fault, firefighters have confirmed.
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FIREFIGHTERS were called to deal with a JCB forklift on fire in Walsall yesterday (Thursday, February 15).
FIREFIGHTERS believe a car was deliberately torched on a country lane off Barr Beacon with police now launching an investigation.
AN autistic teenager who suffered horrific facial injuries in a suspected robbery has said she is now too frightened to go outside.
CAMPAIGNERS have launched a petition calling for increased safety measures at a 'vile and dangerous crossing' after a baby suffered serious injuries when hit by a car.
A WALSALL teenager and his mum have been arrested for allegedly faking her death.
A BABY girl has been 'seriously injured' after being hit by a car in Walsall, paramedics have confirmed.
A TODDLER has been rushed to hospital with multiple injuries after a collision with a car in WalsallThe youngster has suffered facial, shoulder and arm injuries after being hit with a car in Pinfold Street, Darlaston at around 10am this morning (...
A NEW sexual health clinic in Walsall has been officially opened.
A WALSALL shop is being 'targeted by a gang', a local councillor has claimed.
AN appeal to help find a good samaritan who came to the aid of a woman 'lying in agony in freezing water' has been launched.
THESE dramatic pictures show the incredible moment a car became trapped between the kerb and a lorry after a crash.
A GUN was fired at a Walsall home, police have confirmed to the Advertiser.
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It is not widely known but Historic England submitted a further response to Walsall Council on 29 November 2016, about the Great Barr Hall and parkland planning application.
In the third serialised article of what will turn out to be quite a few, here's the next three photos from Walsall Wood Secondary School in the 1950s with accompanying notes, as introduced in this blog post here - This time, I am including the ...
Just a quick note to than friends of the blog Steve Hames from SJH Computing and Ray Johnson who helped Aldridge Shed project with donated computer hardware following their recent request for help, which I publicised here on the blog.
There's ongoing interest in the drainage works taking place at Chasewater Dam, and I'm indebted to reader and top blog contributor Andy Dennis who's kindly sent me another bunch of pictures and a short video of what's going on.
Walsall Wood FC were at home to Coventry United yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 18th February 2017), and much to the relief of the hard-pressed faithful, they Woodmen pulled off a hard-fought draw.
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Just a quick note to point out that this weekend (18-19th February 2017) there's a rather unique vent at Fradley Junction between Lichfield and Alrewas, where you can tour lock 17 which is currently drained, undergoing maintenance.
The staff from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills have been in touch to let me know that there's live music on again this evening at the popular Brownhills pub.
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It will be a very mild air temperature that greets you as you make your journey to work and those of you that are on half term holiday will certainly have a warmer than normal first day of your February half termholiday.
Today is going to be another mild day but it will be generally cloudier than yesterday.
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Yesterday I was lucky enough to be selecting for Open All Media at RBSA, it was my fist time and I was on a panel with 4 very experienced artists.
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Did you hear about the commotion caused by the dragon during the last holidays? Year 3 were able to capture this on camera and this is what they wrote...
We are sad to learn that former Walsall, Rangers, Crystal Palace and Birmingham City centre-half Roger Hynd has passed away at the age of 75, following a long battle with cancer.
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Walsall FC have announced details of a signing session which will take place from 2:00pm in 'The Club Shop' at Banks's Stadium on Thursday, 23rd February, with several first-team players scheduled to attend.
Walsall Football Club have confirmed the ticket information for the Saddlers' Sky Bet League One clash with Charlton Athletic, which is due to take place at The Valley on Saturday, 11th March.
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Lennox Clarke made it 15 professional victories as he defeated the resilient Bartlomiej Grafka in what was his toughest test to date at Walsall FC on Friday evening writes James Eley.
The Club is proud to have 2 disability teams and is in talks to establish deaf and blind teams – football for all is our philosophy, If there is a demand we feel we ought to establish a team specifically for those with mental health ...
The Club has spaces in the following age groups: – Boys Development Centre – for boys aged 4, 5 and 6.
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Performing Arts students from Walsall College are to showcase their talents to the public with a performance of a National Theatre play entitled FOMO.
West Midlands companies looking to boost their exports by trading with businesses in the United States are set to energise the region and bring it to the attention of global investors.
The company was told that its plans for the site next to the Asda store on Queslett Road would add to the already bad traffic in the area and lead to the loss of woodland.
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1330 - 1400 cloudy, 13c : Oystercatcher 2, Lapwing 52, Wigeon 6, Pochard 4, Tufted 28, GC Grebe 2, Common Gull 3, Heron 2, Cormorant 8.
I was determined to get my hundredth species for 2017 before the end of February so today I did an unusual anti-clockwise circuit of the marsh, taking in the devastated surfaces at the north end in my pursuit of a 'Tick'.
After doing a full circuit yesterday I decided to turn my attention to one of our more elusive species and spent an hour up on Clayhanger Common and around O'Grady's Pool in the hope of finding one of our remaining Willow Tit .
February 17th - On the way home, just on the cusp of darkness and in the middle of bustling, humming Pleck, snatched in the traffic, a great sunset.
Yep - did the whole lot today and although Spring has not yet arrived there is every indication that from the birds point of view, winter is more or less over.
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A brave West Midlands Police officer who helped evacuate schoolchildren after their bus burst into flames has received an award.
Stab vests, knives, drugs and a suspected stolen motor bike were among the haul in early morning raids across Birmingham today (Thursday 16 February).
A pensioner has been left bruised, battered and facing a lengthy hospital stay after a cold-hearted bag thief attacked her in a Coventry street.
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 60-year-old patient who went missing from University Hospital in Coventry yesterday afternoon.
Police are appealing for information after a man died when a car hit a wall in Pelsall last night (Saturday 11 February).
This pothole has been her for a few weeks and is becoming larger and deeper with the traffic.
I have reported this road every year for the past few, and it keeps getting bodged up every year it needs resurfacing , there is a number of large potholes there now and its getting a joke , repair it properly !!!!!! Nearest road to the pin...
Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Kristofor karolski on 19 February 2017 .
There is a lot of holes on this road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Highway, Brownhills Report on FixMyStreet...
There is a lot of cars and vans parked in lichfield road both sides causing some times an obstruction to the users of this busy road day /night Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 164 Lichfield ...