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Two arrested following disorder in Walsall – baseball bat… 

25 Jul

POLICE have launched an investigation following a disorder in Walsall.


Family ‘increasingly concerned’ for whereabouts of Colin Hodosi… 

25 Jul

AN appeal to find a man who has gone missing from a Walsall hospital has been launched by police.


Walsall youngster Amber Porterfield with dream of walking unaided… 

23 Jul

TWELVE months on from her life-changing operation the difference is clear for all to see.


Doctor who died after Bridle Lane crash in Streetly suffered… 

23 Jul

A YOUNG motorist died when his car crashed into a lamppost in Streetly after suffering a suspected heart attack behind the wheel.


​Step back in time as Walsall Central Library celebrates special… 

23 Jul

Staff at Walsall Central Library will be turning back time as they hold a special birthday celebration next week.


Streetly couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary in style 

23 Jul

A LOVED-UP Streetly couple have waltzed their way to marriage bliss after hitting a magical marriage milestone last week (July 14).


​Walsall teenage fraudster Azeem Mahmood Hussain has jail… 

22 Jul

A WALSALL schoolboy who was jailed for a remarkably sophisticated fake insurance fraud has had his sentence reduced by appeal judges.


​Day of celebration planned for Joel Richards, Walsall FC fan… 

22 Jul

A DAY of celebration and reflection will take place in memory of a Walsall FC fan killed in the Tunisia terror attack as a legacy fund is launched in his name.


​Inspirational story of Walsall woman Claire Peters’s cancer… 

22 Jul

In a two-year battle with cancer inspirational Claire Peters courageously documented her story with online videos.


Rail services between Birmingham, Lichfield and Walsall disrupted… 

22 Jul

RAIL services to and from Birmingham from Lichfield and Walsall are affected this morning due to signalling problems between Aston and New Street station.


Streetly taxi firm praised for coming to rescue of injured… 

22 Jul

A STREETLY-based taxi company has been praised for saving the life of a hedgehog after it was brutally attacked by a dog in Erdington.


Walsall beauty spots Willenhall Memorial Park, Palfrey Park and… 

22 Jul

THREE beauty spots in Walsall have been recognised as some of the very best in the UK after receiving prestigious Green Flag Awards.


​’Urgent’ re-appeal for missing Walsall man Nicholas Stewart… 

21 Jul

POLICE 'urgently need to trace' a Walsall man who has now been missing for well over two weeks.


​Drug-drive suspect from Walsall arrested at M6 Stafford motorway… 

21 Jul

A DRUG drive suspect from Walsall has been arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs and weapons offences.


​Smoke bomb let off on train after Walsall v Birmingham City… 

21 Jul

TRANSPORT police are appealing for information after a smoke bomb was let off following a Walsall football match this week.


£200,000 summer makeover planned for Hydesville Tower… 

21 Jul

'MUCH needed' improvements will be made to a Walsall school in a six-figure summer makeover over the coming months.


​Walsall care homes The Bungalow and Ferndale in Brownhills shut… 

20 Jul

UNACCEPTABLE standards have seen inspectors close down two Walsall care homes.


​Opening dates for Oak Park and Bloxwich Active Living Centres in… 

20 Jul

THE opening dates for two eagerly anticipated Walsall leisure centres have been revealed after the keys were handed over by contractors this week.


​Firearms warning issued in Walsall after reports of gunman and… 

20 Jul

TWO men were handcuffed at gunpoint after reports of shots being fired in Walsall prompting a police warning of the dangers of carrying replica guns.


​’Severe’ house fire in Fullbrook Road, Walsall caused by… 

20 Jul

A HOUSE fire which has been described as 'severe' by West Midlands Fire Service was caused by overloaded sockets.


Popular St Francis of Assisi head teacher Philomena Mullins set… 

20 Jul

A POPULAR head teacher has retired after more than two decades of service in Walsall.


​Appeal to find family of Walsall Manor Hospital patient 

19 Jul

WALSALL Healthcare NHS Trust are trying to locate the family of one of its patients.


New name and new start for Walsall community centre 

19 Jul

A POPULAR Walsall community centre has welcomed a name change and says the re-branding is part of a fresh new start for the venue.


Pensioner trapped in hot car in Walsall after falling and… 

19 Jul

AN elderly woman collapsed after she fell when trying to exit a car in Walsall this afternoon (Tuesday, July 19).


Thunderstorm warning issued by Met Office as Midlands basks in… 

19 Jul

SUNSEEKERS are being urged to enjoy the balmy conditions today as the Met Office has issued a RAIN warning.


Youths punch, kick and stamp on man’s head during assault in… 

19 Jul

OFFICERS are appealing for information after a man was violently assaulted by a group of youths in Great Barr.


‘Fresh start as we move with the times’ – Pheasey Community… 

19 Jul

A POPULAR Great Barr community centre has welcomed a name change and says the re-branding is part of a fresh new start for the venue.


​M6 junction 10 revamp in Walsall gets public support 

18 Jul

WORK to revamp a busy motorway junction in Walsall is one step closer after a public consultation revealed there was overwhelming support behind it.


​Arson suspected in factory fire at at McKechnie Brass Ltd in… 

18 Jul

A FACTORY fire in Walsall last night (Sunday, July 17) is believed to be arson.


​Empty flats turned into new homes in £800,000 Walsall… 

18 Jul

EMPTY flats left unused for ten years have been turned into new homes in a six-figure Beechdale facelift.


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Slug population explosion: How to deal with garden pest 

11 Jul

Wet summer weather has boosted slug populations even further, Hannah Stephenson discovers.


Housing market remains ‘fundamentally strong’ despite EU vote 

11 Jul

FIGURES from the nation's top housebuilder and the country's leading property website have revealed the underlying strength of the housing market, despite the gloomy predictions of some following the Brexit vote last month.


PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Modern three-bed detached in Tamworth… 

11 Jul

THERE'S an opportunity to acquire a recently-built detached house which is ideal for commuters, with great access to the M42 and A5.


OVERSEAS PROPERTY: What is the Costa Brexit for Brits? 

11 Jul

HOW will the UK's decision to leave the European Union affect the prospects of those looking to buy a property in countries like Spain? The head of Spain's leading property website believes there will be little change.


Fine selection of new Walmley homes now on the market 

11 Jul

THERE'S a fine selection of homes now on sale at Walmley Croft, Taylor Wimpey's new development in Walmley.


INTERIORS: Consider all options before buying tiling 

11 Jul

With so many different tiles on the market it's easy to find a look you can like and can afford - but make sure you consider all the options before you buy.


IN THE GARDEN: How to share your garden with your dog 

27 Jun

THE award-winning garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes has three dogs two Spaniels, Honey and Arthur and a Japanese Chin called Nina none of whom have yet trashed his beautiful garden in the Cotswolds.


INTERIORS: Summer’s the time to choose colours that pack a punch 

27 Jun

EVEN if you usually favour neutrals, it's hard to resist the lure of summer's jovial brights.


Sharp fall in buy-to-let lending across UK 

27 Jun

BUY-TO-LET lending for house purchase plunged by 85 per cent month-on-month in April as a stamp duty hike took effect, banks and building societies have reported.


Property of the Week: Cul-de-sac plot for modern Mile Oak… 

27 Jun

THIS modern, detached house offering great potential to be extended, subject to permissions, is for sale with no onward chain through agents Hunters.


PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: A detached in Dordon that’s simply stunning 

20 Jun

THIS stunning, modern detached home on a private gated development is for sale with Taylor Cole Estate Agents.


NEW HOMES: Show homes open to view at new Tamworth development 

20 Jun

Potential purchasers can now enjoy a close look at two stunning new show homes in Tamworth.


Exclusive properties on the way near Lichfield 

20 Jun

A COLLECTION of six, four-bedroom detached homes with an exclusive secure gated approach is being built in Alrewas.


Number of affordable homes in Cannock Chase being increased, says… 

20 Jun

Cannock Chase Council has been working closely with house builders and housing providers to increase the affordable housing supply across the district.


INTERIORS: Men muscle in to create impressive temples of style 

20 Jun

MOVE over decor divas men are muscling in on interiors and creating impressive temples of style.


ENERGY WATCH: Coal bows to solar power 

20 Jun

SOLAR power provided more electricity than coal last month the first time it has passed the milestone.


Minister claims a Brexit fall in house prices would ‘not help… 

14 Jun

ANY FALL in house prices after a Brexit would not help those struggling to get on to the property ladder, the housing minister has cautioned.


Mortages soar with Help to Buy scheme 

14 Jun

THE number of mortgages available to people with just a five per cent deposit has soared FIVE-FOLD since the Help to Buy scheme was introduced.


PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Impressive, four-bedroom detached in Wood… 

14 Jun

AN IMPRESSIVE and exceptionally spacious detached home in a village setting is for sale with agents Mark Evans Co.


Dine outside in style this summer 

14 Jun

IT'S the time of year when we Brits prepare to demonstrate our bravery, as we brace ourselves no matter what the weather throws at us to dine all fresco.


Voting to leave EU could lead to house price fall 

8 Jun

A VOTE to leave the EU could trigger a five per cent to 10 per cent fall in house sales, a report suggests.


Mortgage approvals fell to lowest level after stamp duty hike 

8 Jun

THE number of mortgage approvals made to home buyers plunged to its lowest levels in more than a year in April as a stamp duty hike took hold, the British Bankers' Association (BBA) has reported.


PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Price reduction for detached Tamworth home 

8 Jun

THIS unique and spacious five/six bedroom detached home is for sale at a reduced price with agents Green Co.


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