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Planning for new and improved M6 Junction 10 

11 Sep

Planning submitted for new and improved M6 Junction 10...


Ofsted inspection – Children’s Services 

4 Sep

Outcome of Ofsted inspection of Children’s Services 2017...


One week until Walsall’s largest ever jobs fair 

30 Aug

Hundreds of jobs, apprenticeships and training opportunities will be up for grabs as Walsall Council prepares to hold their largest ever interactive jobs fair next week.


Council obtains injunction to evict travellers 

25 Aug

Walsall Council has successfully obtained a court injunction to evict an unauthorised encampment in Walsall Wood...


Walsall Council to launch new website 

24 Aug

The council will soon be launching its new website.


Four new restaurants for Walsall Waterfront scheme 

21 Aug

Kier Property, the development arm of the Kier Group has announced four popular food outlets have signed up to be part of Walsall’s £65m Waterfront development scheme.


Prison sentence for flytipper after court case win 

18 Aug

A prolific flytipper and uninsured white van driver from Blakenall has received a prison sentence for his crimes.


Walsall jobs fair to help capture future careers 

18 Aug

Hundreds of jobs, apprenticeships and training opportunities will be up for grabs as Walsall Council prepares to hold their largest ever interactive jobs fair.


Demolition due to start on JW Bonser Building 

17 Aug

On Monday August 21 works will begin on the demolition of the former JW Bonser factory within Walsall town centre.


Issue with incoming telephone calls 

16 Aug

Issue with incoming telephone calls...


More Walsall Council news


FixMyStreet »

Pothole, 20th June 

20 Jun

Pothole on the carriage way right hand lane heading towards portobello near the exit ramp to Bilston road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): The Keyway, Willenhall Report on FixMyStreet...


Large pickup constantly parked on path, 0, 20th June 

20 Jun

Not only on double yellow lines but restricting access to pushchairs and wheelchairs.


Wheelie bins in street ad refuse in access between houses, 20th June 

20 Jun

Wheelie bins from approximately 20 houses are put out into the street in one area between numbers 78 and 80 causing an obstruction to pedestrians and road users alike, they are deposited days before and left out days after collection, they ...


Bin overflowing, 19th June 

19 Jun

Bin been full for a week.


Flytip, 19th June 

19 Jun

Flytipped rubbish Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Centrum House Engine Lane, Brownhills Report on FixMyStreet...


Flytipped, 16th June 

16 Jun

Avon rd ws3 Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 168 Well Lane, Walsall Report on FixMyStreet...


Vehicles turning right at this junction., 14th June 

14 Jun

I regularly walk past this junction and observe numerous vehicles turn right at this junction in contravention of the No Right Turn sign.


Nasty pothole after speed hump, 14th June 

14 Jun

There is a pothole immediately after the second speed hump in Persehouse Street.


More FixMyStreet


Freedom of information requests »

Walsall MBC and support for schools post OFSTED 

21 Jun

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Dean Hadley on 21 June 2018 .


Walsall MBC and support for schools post OFSTED 

21 Jun

Internal review request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Dean Hadley on 21 June 2018 .


Walsall MBC and support for schools post OFSTED 

21 Jun

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Dean Hadley on 21 June 2018 .


Children’s Service Structure June 2018 

19 Jun

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Nonstop Recruitment on 19 June 2018 .


School admission information 

18 Jun

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to James Tint on 18 June 2018 .


Team Managers 

18 Jun

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to alicia on 18 June 2018 .


Implementation of S167 lists of taxis – previously C 

13 Jun

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Doug Paulley on 13 June 2018 .


Information Regarding Awarding of Contracts 

13 Jun

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Mick Davies on 13 June 2018 .


Information Regarding Awarding of Contracts 

12 Jun

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Mick Davies on 12 June 2018 .


Information 

12 Jun

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to angela on 12 June 2018 .


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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