A CAR crashed into railings in Erdington with the driver leaving the scene before the emergency services arrived.
SECURITY has been stepped up at a country park in Walsall after youths were spotted lighting fires and throwing eggs at passing cars.
A CRIME reporting tool that will make known criminals 'think twice' is being launched in Walsall.
AN Italian restaurant that 'will bring sunshine to a lovely place' is set to open in Walsall next month.
A father from Walsall who tragically drowned while trying to save his daughter could have been sucked under water by sinkholes in the river bed, an inquest heard.
Improved rail services and facilities will be crucial to the future of Lichfield’s tourism industry, according to a new report.
A WALSALL man has been jailed for his role in laundering more than 35 million through UK banks and money service businesses.
A LARGE haul of counterfeit goods was seized at a market in Walsall recently.
Calls have been made to clean up the site of a former Walsall pub which is now piled high with rubbish.
THE BRAVE victim of a 'horrific' sexual assault in Walsall has waived her anonymity to appeal for information which may lead to the arrest of her attacker.
The £1.5 million regeneration scheme to breathe new life into Willenhall has been completed.
ONE of the biggest and brightest fund raising events of the year in Walsall is fast approaching and charity bosses are urging people to sign up now.
Police are calling on the public in Walsall to help them tackle terrorism following the Paris attacks.
Rare statues worth a total of £1,200 were taken during a raid on a family-run garden centre in Aldridge.
Families left out of pocket after the sudden closure of a children's shop in Walsall have been warned they may not get their money back.
A group of performers from Walsall have a spring in their step thanks to money raised from the sale of suspected stolen items being put back into the community.
FOUR 'iconic' Walsall pubs are being given a makeover as part of a 1 million investment into the borough.
A YOUNGSTER from Sutton Coldfield helped alert the fire brigade as a blaze threatened to take hold at her home.
More than one hundred firefighters and control staff turned out to protest against proposed cuts to West Midlands Fire Service.
A 'CAREER criminal' inmate who plotted with a prison officer to smuggle in steroids has been jailed.
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One of the problems with doing a daily Blog/Facebook/Twitter update for local residents other Councillors see what you are doing and claim stuff for themselves.
If I have one major bug bear it is inconsiderate people and the example I will show is perfect.
When the 5W’s Tram Link was first muted back in the 1980’s Willenhall Lib Dems put forward the idea of the TramTrain as a viable alternative.
Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (Thursday 26th November 2015) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust ...
Your chance to tell Walsall Council what you think of their idea to close New Invention Library at a drop in session today between 11.30 am and 1.00 pm in the Library at The Square, Lichfield Road.
Worryingly, the incidents of indecent exposure locally seem to be ongoing, as I note social media reports yesterday (Monday 23rd November 2015) of an incident near Northfields Way in Clayhanger.
This evening has seen the latest episode int he soap opera that is my serial ownership of cars.
In these uncertain and dangerous times, it seems churlish to point out that even before the term was coined and the condition categorised, governments have operated from a position of paranoid schizophrenia...
Above is a map section from the Ordnance Survey 1:10,000 1947 publication epoch - it was revised officially in 1938, and shows some map lag - but that aside, this week I noticed something very, very interesting and a little bit peculiar.
Yesterday (21st November 2015) Walsall Wood FC entertained Finlanders Holbeach United, and after some great football, Wood emerged the victors with an impressive 4-1 scoreline.
Here's a very late one just in courtesy of Linda Mason: Rosie's There's a Christmas Gif Fair on today in Aldridge, in aid of Rosie's Helping Hands Charity - It takes place from 11pm to 4pm at Aldridge Compass Suites.
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So far today (at approximately 06:30 hours) we have received 1.8mm of rain and the radar images are showing that there are some further small clusters of rain cloud heading our way.
The jet stream has now moved much closer to the UK and, in fact will be running across our island during the next 24 hours.
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Stuart Rimmer (born 12 October 1964, in Southport) is an English former footballer who is Chester City’s record goal-scorer.
Howard Riley (born 18 August 1938) is a former English footballer who played in the Football League for Barrow, Leicester City and Walsall.
The last meetings of the year will be Derby 9th December and Walsall 11th December.
My wedding dress had been hanging in the back of my wardrobe ever since the day after I got married.
Carpenter House won the attendance trophy last academic year and are currently leading the attendance this year with 96.39%.
Some students who have demonstrated some challenging behaviours around school in Carpenter House have been attending lunch clubs in PE to channel their behaviour in a positive aspect.
Following on from Year 7’s special Diwali-themed Spanish lesson, Year 7 students were all invited to take part in a Rangoli pattern competition.
REGARDING the photograph in The Bugle (November 4 edition) entitled Wolves stars of the 1940s I have very good reason to remember Angus McClean whom, if my memory serves me right, was a defender for the team.
Stats: Swindon v Walsall Vitalfootball:Walsall:25/11/2015 18:04:00 All the stats from Swindon (2) vs (1) Walsall, County Ground, 24.11.15 Att: 6,385...
Smith Feels Defeat Was Criminal Vitalfootball:Walsall:25/11/2015 17:48:00 Boss was thinking of phoning the police as he felt yesterday's defeat was criminal.
According to media reports, Manchester United have joined the race for Walsall's left-back Rico Henry, as the Birmingham-born defender continues to pique the interest of several top-flight sides.
Watch the best of the action from the County Ground where Swindon scored a late winner to beat Walsall 2-1.
Matt Maher discusses the latest Saddlers news after a disappointing 2-1 defeat against Swindon Town.
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Check out our fan gallery from the County Ground last night as Walsall lose on their travels for the first time in League One this season.
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The Club has announced the dates for our 2016 Tournament: – June 11th – U6 and U8 boys.
After weeks of planning and inputting data Staffordshire FA are happy to announce that their new Android and Apple app is now available to download...
The FA’s mass participation football tournament, The FA People’s Cup will return in January following its rip-roaring success in 2015.
EVO-STIK Northern Premier League Trafford are backing a Christmas campaign to deliver presents to under-underprivileged children in their community.
WALSALL WOOD 4 HOLBEACH UNITED 1FA Vase Second RoundWOOD'S first foray into the Vase this season saw them comfortably dispatch high-flying United Counties League visitors Holbeach to advance a step closer to Wembley.
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- 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
- SMITH 'DISAPPOINTED' WITH A DRAW
- YOUNG SADDLERS SUFFER SETBACK
- BRADSHAW: WE WERE 'UNLUCKY' NOT TO WIN
- O'CONNOR: CONSISTENCY KEY TO PROMOTION PUSH
- COMMUNITY: DEAN SMITH VISITS WALSALL COLLEGE
- WALSALL VS. SHEFF UTD: MATCH PREVIEW
- SHEFF UTD (H) TICKETS
- SMITH: WE'RE REFRESHED AND RARING TO GO
- CLASS OF '95 – INTERVIEW WITH MARTIN O'CONNOR
- WALSALL VS. SHEFF UTD: RECENT MEETINGS
- Autumn Statement: The winners and the losers from George Osborne's plans
- Autumn Statement: Department for Culture, Media and Sport's funding cut by over £1bn
- Autumn Statement: Authorities told to sell assets to fund everyday spending
- Autumn Statement: Europe's largest female prison, HMP Holloway, earmarked for closure
- Autumn Statement: State pension to increase by its largest amount for 15 years
- McDonald's Christmas menu: Fast food chain launches 'festive feast' for holiday
- Autumn Statement: Are George Osborne's anticipated savings realistic, optimistic… or just plain bull?
- Olive Cooke: Poppy seller who killed herself after deluge of cold calls had her details sold by professional database companies
- Autumn Statement: What’s the vision? With George Osborne, it varies with the economic weather
- Tom Peck's Sketch: Chairman Mao's Little Red Book offers a gift to the Tories
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.
SPECIALIST foundry and engineering group Chamberlin warned shareholders at its AGM yesterday to expect to see subdued performance from the first three months of its financial year.
The car giant said the move will create hundreds of new jobs at the plant at i54 in South Staffordshire...
BIRMINGHAM pubco Mitchells & Butlers will pay a dividend to shareholders after bringing in a positive set of full year results.
JAGUAR Land Rover is to invest £450m to double the size of its Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) near Wolverhampton.
OFFICIAL figures show that just 910 new homes were started in the West Midlands in the three months to September.
Balfour Beatty, Birmingham Airport, Pinsent Masons and Royal Bank of Scotland sign up to scheme...
MANUFACTURING organisation EEF has welcomed new ONS figures showing that business expenditure on research and development (R&D) increased by more than 5% over 2014.
Yes it is - REALLY! Kev Clements was over this lunchtime and was rewarded with the fourth site record of Barnacle Goose .
1400 - 1500 overcast 9c : Goosander 2, Teal 4, Shoveler 4, Tufted 19, Moorhen 22, Coot 10, Cormorant 2, Lapwing 50+ at brickworks field, Buzzard 2, GBb Gull 10, LBb Gull / Herring Gull 200+, Common Gull, Black-headed Gull 120+, Pied Wagtail 2, ...
November 25th - Spotted on a damp Darlaston canal towpath just after daybreak, this tiny toadstool.
I’ve recently been on an Advanced Bat Roost Survey course , which was brilliant, and has resulted in yet another shift in my vision.
1015 - 1115 overcast, 7c : Gulls as yesterday, Shoveler 6, Teal 6, Tufted 13, Mallard 31, Cormorant 2, Moorhen 8, Coot 12, Pied Wagtail, Jay, Jackdaw 4, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Goldfinch, Blackbird f, Wren, Robin, Starling 25, Great Tit etc.
November 23rd - It was a bitterly cold morning - or at least, it seemed like one after the unseasonal warmth of recent weeks.
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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.
FASHION and beauty experts will descend on Birmingham when The Clothes Show returns to the city's NEC next month.
Thousands of social housing tenants are being asked to put their rent first in the lead up to Christmas in a campaign being launched next week (Monday 16th November).
Observational comedy is often considered a little too safe by many people, but Kevin Bridges demonstrated that there was nothing safe about his new tour, 'A Whole Different Story'.
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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.
Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a series of robberies in the Park Hall area of Walsall.
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.
Cover has sunk right next to bus stop heading away from the island - Dangerous on a bike as you have to swerve to avoid it Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 17 Mellish Road, Walsall Report on ...
The Friends of Darlaston South Parks have organised a free dog welfare day on Sunday 29 November at Kings Hill Park Darlaston from 10am – 3pm.
A manhole cover is loose and making a dreadful noise when vehicles drive over it.