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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 »

Bins…, 22nd November 

22 Nov

Bins not been emptyed...


Flytipping Vernon Way, 22nd November 

22 Nov

More rubbish on Vernon Way Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 73 Vernon Way, Willenhall Report on FixMyStreet...


Post holding bollard removed from footpath down The Croft adjacent to Hollybank house, 19th November 

19 Nov

The post has been removed to stop off road vehicles etc.


Cars dumped on pavements outside EDC entrance on Saturdays and Sundays by footballers instead of using car park inside grounds, 19th November 

19 Nov

Cars parked on pavements and verge, instead of using official car park.


WAIT not illuminating when button pressed, and lights take far too long to change, 19th November 

19 Nov

The WAIT sign does not illuminate on one side of the road.


Abandoned shopping trolley, 14th November 

14 Nov

Stolen tesco trolley abandoned in alley Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 34 Tyler Road, Willenhall Report on FixMyStreet...


Flytipping, 14th November 

14 Nov

Flytipping in Bath Street Report on FixMyStreet...


Lights out completely, 14th November 

14 Nov

Bloxwich Road/Leamore Lane junction lights are all out.


More FixMyStreet


Freedom of information requests »

Capita one contract 

20 Nov

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to C Powell on 20 November 2017 .


Supported Accommodation Costings 

16 Nov

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Malcolm on 16 November 2017 .


Implementation costs and timescales 

16 Nov

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Mia Bonas on 16 November 2017 .


Implementation 

15 Nov

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Maurice May on 15 November 2017 .


Walsall Council 

14 Nov

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Rik Lail on 14 November 2017 .


Implementation 

14 Nov

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Maurice May on 14 November 2017 .


ORG Chart Information 

14 Nov

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Helen Carver on 14 November 2017 .


Supervised Contact Enquiry 

13 Nov

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Jessica Allen on 13 November 2017 .


Implementation costs and timescales 

13 Nov

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Mia Bonas on 13 November 2017 .


ORG Chart Information 

13 Nov

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Helen Carver on 13 November 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




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