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Virtual tour of Walsall Active Living Centres 

3 Aug

Residents get chance at virtual tour of Walsall Active Living Centres...


Green Flag success for Walsall parks 

29 Jul

Willenhall Memorial Park, Palfrey Park and Merrions Wood receive Green flag status.


Active Living Centres opening date announced 

20 Jul

The eagerly awaited opening date for both Oak Park and Bloxwich Active Living Centres became reality this week when the keys for both centres were handed over by contractors.


Walsall Arboretum Environment Day 9 July 

6 Jul

The annual free family ‘Environment Day’ is taking place on Saturday 9 July between noon – 5pm providing a range of awareness activities for all ages and a music stage on till 8pm.


Fun at Goscote Greenacres family music festival 

24 Jun

Walsall residents will have the chance to continue the summer music festival vibe for free on 17 July between 1 -5pm when Goscote Greenacres hold their annual family fun day.


Final phase of road improvement scheme is opened 

24 Jun

The opening of Bentley Mill Way marks the completion of a £26m highways improvement scheme started in 2013 that has brought together infrastructure improvements to four sites.


100 Organisations Celebrate Community Aspirations 

23 Jun

The ‘Aspire to Engage’ event on Monday 27 June will bring together 100 organisations from across the borough at one of the largest community showcase events ever held in the borough.


Fun sized band Dinky at Bands on the Beacon 

23 Jun

Local band Dinky to appear at Bands on the Beacon on 3 July, after a successful show last year, following launch of their album ‘Falling Satellites’ which was released at the end of 2015.


West Midlands Combined Authority formally launched 

20 Jun

West Midlands Combined Authority formally launched...


Gala Pool to re-open this Saturday 

16 Jun

The remodelled main pool at Walsall Gala Baths is to re-open at 7.30am this Saturday 18 June.


More Walsall Council news


FixMyStreet »

Sofa left outside house!, 23rd August 

23 Aug

House opposite has a sofa left outside property...


Blocked Drain, 23rd August 

23 Aug

There is a drain at the entrance to a slip road off Queslett Road East, Streetly, B74 that is blocked.


Outside south staffs water, 23rd August 

23 Aug

Pedestrian crossing is not working.


Overgrown bushes, 22nd August 

22 Aug

The business on the corner of bath street and little Caldmore has bushes and trees growing through their fence and over growing onto the pavement causing an obstruction to pedestrians.


Lazy Hill Road, 22nd August 

22 Aug

Old microwave oven and wheel trims dumped at side of road - Needs removing please.


Fly tipping, 21st August 

21 Aug

Black sacks dumped by side of road, near bridge Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Chester Road, Walsall Report on FixMyStreet...


Excessive speeding and joy riding, 21st August 

21 Aug

Queslett Road East, Streetly, B74 is sandwiched between 2 road islands.


Cars parked on grass verge, 21st August 

21 Aug

Parking on grass verge.


More FixMyStreet


Freedom of information requests »

Contracting for Goods and Services 

26 Aug

Internal review request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by phil spring on 26 August 2016 .


FOI request: Number of families accommodated under section 17 of the 1989 Children’s Act 

26 Aug

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Jenny Pennington on 26 August 2016 .


Social Media Policy 

25 Aug

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to J White on 25 August 2016 .


Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council – Adults’ Social Care Case Management System 

25 Aug

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Robert Thomson on 25 August 2016 .


Information on salaries and staff 

25 Aug

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Becky Selmer on 25 August 2016 .


Social Media Policy 

24 Aug

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by J White on 24 August 2016 .


Autistic People in Walsall 

24 Aug

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Aaron Lee Hudson on 24 August 2016 .


Empty Homes 

24 Aug

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Devinder Dhallu on 24 August 2016 .


Non-attendance fines 

24 Aug

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Christina Savage on 24 August 2016 .


FOI request: Number of families accommodated under section 17 of the 1989 Children’s Act 

24 Aug

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Jenny Pennington on 24 August 2016 .


More Freedom of information requests


NHS »

NHS Walsall CCG appoints new Chair 

24 Mar

NHS Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Anand Rischie as the organisation’s new Chair as of the 1st April 2016, following recent elections to the Governing Body involving local GP practices...


Don’t be caught out by severe weather 

4 Feb

Doctors across Walsall are urging people – especially elderly family members and neighbours – to make sure they are stocked-up with medicines and supplies as weather forecasters predict unsettled weather and cold snaps.


New Walsall Urgent Care Centre building officially opened 

4 Feb

The new £1m building for Walsall’s Urgent Care Centre (Community Site) at the Saddlers Centre, Bridgeman Street, was officially opened today (28 January).


Childhood cold or flu – do you know the difference? 

20 Jan

It’s the time of year when colds and flu are doing the rounds in schools and nurseries across Walsall.


Residents give Walsall’s new Urgent Care Centre thumbs-up 

14 Jan

Walsall’s Urgent Care Centre received the seal of approval from local community members who visited the new site this week, to get a first-look at the newly-renovated building located at the Saddler’s centre.


Keep Warm, Keep Well This Winter 

14 Jan

NHS Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding residents to keep warm and keep well over the next few weeks as the country braces itself for the arrival of winter weather.


Get well soon without antibiotics 

6 Jan

Don’t go straight for antibiotics if you are feeling ill – that’s the warning from GPs across Walsall.


Walsall’s new Urgent Care Centre building Prepares to Open 

21 Dec

The new building for Walsall’s Urgent Care Centre at the Saddlers Centre is almost complete, with renovations on schedule.


More local NHS services than ever available this Christmas and New Year 

21 Dec

NHS Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is advising Walsall residents that there are more local NHS services than ever if they fall ill or need health advice over Christmas and New Year.


Walsall schools to take part in pilot to improve mental health services for children 

15 Dec

Hundreds of children across Walsall will benefit from improved access to local mental health services, following the Government’s announcement that Walsall has been chosen to be part of a new national pilot scheme.


Get your flu jab now. It’s free because you need it! 

29 Oct

Autumn is here and the nights are drawing in, so it’s really important we take the time to look after ourselves, and one of the best things we can do is get the flu jab.


Shoppers encouraged make a pledge to stay well this winter 

27 Oct

Shoppers in Wolverhampton will be urged to “stay well this winter” using a series of large pledge cards at events in the city this weekend (30 and 31 October).


More NHS


Westminster »

Speed limit and traffic calming on Monmouth Road in Walsall | Petitions | Commons debates 

21 Jul

Thank you very much, Mr Speaker.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

If the Secretary of State wants agreement across the House, he seems to be going the wrong way about it.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

If the Secretary of State wants agreement across the House, he seems to be going the wrong way about it.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

If the Secretary of State wants agreement across the House, he seems to be going the wrong way about it.


Summer Adjournment | Bill Presented – Criminal Cases Review Commission (Supplementary Powers) Bill | Commons debates 

16 Jul

There is a travel subsidy, but because it is over-subscribed, I think it is for those outside the M25.


NHS Reform | Business of the House | Commons debates 

16 Jul

The Secretary of State has not outlined what steps should be taken to recruit, train and retain front-line staff who are key to patient safety.


Burma | Oral Answers to Questions – Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates 

14 Jul

Will the Minister raise with the United Nations the possibility of Ban Ki-Moon leading a delegation to Rakhine state to ensure humanitarian access...


Burma | Oral Answers to Questions – Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Commons debates 

14 Jul

Will the Minister raise with the United Nations the possibility of Ban Ki-Moon leading a delegation to Rakhine state to ensure humanitarian access...


Business of the House | Commons debates 

9 Jul

Millions of people will lose out as a result of the Budget, but, regarding other business next week, is the Leader of the House aware that despite all his denials, there will be a dishonest attempt to legalise foxhunting? A 90-minute debate...


Electronic Government | Cabinet Office | Written Answers 

9 Jul

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how members of the public can access Government-commissioned reports on the gov.


More Westminster




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