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Have your say on Black Country core strategy 

18 Jul

The equivalent of more than 300 rugby pitches worth of land needs to be found in the Black Country for new industry over the next 20 years.


Electoral Registration- annual canvass – July 2017 

6 Jul

Electoral Registration- emails about the annual canvass July 2017...


Didn’t pay your fine? Fine – see you in court 

30 Jun

People who have been littering the streets of Walsall and refusing to pay their fines end up in court...


Have your say on Black Country Core Strategy 

30 Jun

A consultation is set to start on 3 July giving people the chance to help shape the future development of the Black Country.


Tragic incident at Ryder’s Hayes Mere 

21 Jun

Tragic incident at Ryder's Hayes Mere...


Councils to review Black Country regeneration plan 

19 Jun

A review of the Black Country Core Strategy, the region's blueprint for development is set to get underway...


Service disruption to Council buildings & services 

19 Jun

Council buildings were affected over the weekend by an external power disruption...


Parliamentary Election 2017 

9 Jun

Official notices and results of the 2017 election in Walsall.


Unauthorised encampments – Oak Park & Holland Park 

7 Jun

Unauthorised encampment at Holland Park...


Updates to online payments system 

1 Jun

Updates to online payments system...


More Walsall Council news


FixMyStreet »

Commercial rubbish blocking footpath, 25th July 

25 Jul

Commercial and household rubbish dumped in midland road continually for two years Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 73 Bradford Street, Walsall Report on FixMyStreet...


Used toilet paper and double mattress, 24th July 

24 Jul

Used toilet roll around the bushes where travellers used them as toilet.


Many bags of rubbish dumped on side of road, 24th July 

24 Jul

Rubbish on side of road getting more and more as time goes by.


Overgrown hedge causing blockage of path, 22nd July 

22 Jul

Hedge overgrown on footpath.


Traffic light broken, 20th July 

20 Jul

Traffic light out of working order.


Dog fouling, 20th July 

20 Jul

Dog fouling.


Man hole cover, 20th July 

20 Jul

Man hole cover overflowing with water, streaming 2ft+ into the air.


Load of rubbish dumped on pavement., 20th July 

20 Jul

A load of rubbish has been dumped outside no.


More FixMyStreet


Freedom of information requests »

Stubbers Green wildfowl road death casualties- meetings etc 

24 Jul

Follow up sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Mr Carroll on 24 July 2017 .


Foster care allowances and payments 

19 Jul

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Robert Cann on 19 July 2017 .


Spiritual influence, Walsall South 

18 Jul

Request to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


Foster care allowances and payments 

18 Jul

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Robert Cann on 18 July 2017 .


M.A.S.H. – Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Partners and Ways of Sharing Un 

14 Jul

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to AdrianPaulBryanVince on 14 July 2017 .


Spiritual influence, Walsall South 

13 Jul

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 13 July 2017 .


M.A.S.H. – Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Partners and Ways of Sharing Un 

13 Jul

Follow up sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by AdrianPaulBryanVince on 13 July 2017 .


Adoption Allowance 

12 Jul

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to A.


Adult Review & Reassessment Provision 

12 Jul

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Mr J D South on 12 July 2017 .


Spiritual influence, Walsall South 

11 Jul

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Abdul Hai on 11 July 2017 .


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




LocalGov blogs »
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    24 Jul 17
    With both parts of the system under pressure, blaming each other will do nothing to help those who rely on services Niall Dickson is chief executive of the NHS Confederation A comprehensive settlement for funding social care remains elusive…
  • The UK ignores China's trillion-dollar Belt and Road plan at its peril | Colin Cram
    24 Jul 17
    Post-Brexit, the UK will need to look east. So why does its transport investment strategy ignore the world’s greatest infrastructure programme? The UK risks being marginalised after Brexit if it does not revitalise its infrastructure to engage…
  • A driving conviction stopped me from becoming a barrister
    22 Jul 17
    The Crown Prosecution Service signed up to give everyone a fair chance to apply for jobs, including those with criminal records – but it has a long way to go I thought that I was attending a party for my sister, but my mother and wife had …
  • Bradford Policy Café
    21 Jul 17
    At the end of June, we gathered together officers from member councils in West Yorkshire to attend our inaugural Policy Café, as Charlotte Maddix explains.
  • Building capability and community through the Government Data Science Partnership
    20 Jul 17
    Across government, departments are beginning to realise not only the value of the data they hold, but also how they can use data science to make more effective, data-informed decisions.
  • A seat at the table?
    19 Jul 17
    Where is the voice of local government in the Brexit debate? Asks Janet Sillett. You’d have to look pretty hard to find it.
  • A Changemaking Vision for Local Government
    18 Jul 17
    At a time of intense financial pressures and when central government’s mind is on other things, many are asking themselves where local government goes next. In a think-piece launching NLGN’s new vision, Adam Lent and Jessica Studdert call …
  • How can Britain rebuild its civil society?
    18 Jul 17
    “How can we continue to secure the dignity, wellbeing and happiness of people after nearly a decade of cuts?” pondered the Chief Executive of one London council at a dialogue session for our latest research. Cuts demand councils deliver better…
  • Taking care of business on GOV.UK
    18 Jul 17
    People don’t care about our internal processes. They just want to ‘do the thing’ – set up their limited company or register for self-assessment. Here’s how we helped them do that.
  • Viewpoint: Achieving a nuanced discussion is key to public engagement
    17 Jul 17
    Finding a way to engage local communities in a debate that allows for both nuance and transparency is key to getting people to engage with complex local issues and decisions, writes David Janner-Klausner.






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