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Teaching restrictions lifted on inadequate Walsall school West… 

24 Jul

TEACHING restrictions have been lifted on an 'inadequate' Walsall school which has been told it is now improving.


Mercedes stolen as homes in Bridle Lane and Lilac Avenue,… 

24 Jul

POLICE are appealing for information after two homes in Streetly were targeted by burglars within hours of each other.


Much-loved Grace Academy Darlaston teacher Lynda Outhwaite… 

24 Jul

SCHOOL'S out for a long-serving Walsall worker deciding to retire after an incredible 42 years of teaching in the borough.


Travellers move from Pelsall Common to Aldridge Airport in… 

24 Jul

TRAVELLERS have set up on yet another beauty spot in the borough of Walsall.


Travellers turn up at Stubbers Green, Aldridge and Bentley Lane,… 

22 Jul

TRAVELLERS have set up on two more sites in Walsall for the weekend.


Missing Walsall schoolboy Aaron Taylor found 

22 Jul

POLICE officers searching for a missing, vulnerable schoolboy from Walsall have confirmed he has been found.


Eviction notice served on Walsall travellers in Pelsall Common 

21 Jul

AN EVICTION notice is being served on a group of travellers in Walsall, the council has confirmed.


​Traffic chaos expected as work begins on Pleck Road by Walsall… 

21 Jul

ESSENTIAL repairs are resulting in the partial closures of a busy town centre road in Walsall.


​Snapchat photo captures teacher ASLEEP at Willenhall E-Act… 

21 Jul

A PHOTO capturing the moment a teacher fell ASLEEP in a Walsall classroom has gone viral.


Walsall drugs gang who supplied heroin and cocaine worth… 

21 Jul

FOUR members of a Walsall drugs gang have been jailed after a police investigation estimated they supplied heroin and cocaine worth THOUSANDS onto the streets of the Black Country.


Bogus worker enters Walsall home uninvited 

21 Jul

A DESPICABLE conman entered a Walsall home uninvited and demanded money.


Bogus worker is entering Walsall homes uninvited 

21 Jul

A DESPICABLE conman entered a Walsall home uninvited and demanded money.


Nurses celebrate combined 100 years’ service in Walsall 

21 Jul

FOUR fantastic nurses who have collectively clocked up more than a century working in Walsall have been thanked for their many years of service.


Travellers move on to Pelsall Common in Walsall 

21 Jul

TRAVELLERS have angered Walsall residents by turning up at yet another beauty spot in the borough.


​Walsall’s Joseph Leckie Academy unveils plans for ‘world class… 

20 Jul

THESE impressive images show what a Walsall school will look like after it unveils its new 4m world class teaching and learning facilities.


Popular Aldridge School head teacher David Mountney retires in… 

20 Jul

A POPULAR and long-serving Walsall head teacher has retired after chalking up nearly four decades of teaching.


​Walsall’s midwifery-led unit to close 

20 Jul

WALSALL'S midwife unit is to close for a period of time due to a staffing shortage, it has been confirmed.


​Walsall’s maternity unit to close 

20 Jul

WALSALL'S midwife unit is to close for a period of time due to a staffing shortage, it has been confirmed.


Car stolen in Aldridge Road, Streetly burglary 

20 Jul

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen in a burglary last week.


Mercedes stolen in Aldridge Road, Streetly burglary 

20 Jul

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen in a burglary last week.


​Fire at The Old Bush pub in Walsall Road, Pelsall 

20 Jul

FIREFIGHTERS believe a fire at a derelict Walsall pub was arson.


St Thomas More Catholic School’s statement after intruders climb… 

20 Jul

THE head teacher of a Walsall school has spoken out after a gang of intruders climbed over the fence and into the school grounds yesterday morning (Wednesday, July 20).


​Drama as St Thomas More Catholic School in Walsall on lockdown… 

19 Jul

A WALSALL school was placed on lockdown today (Wednesday) as police hunted a gang of thieves.


​Crash closes Hobnock Road in Essington near Walsall 

19 Jul

A TWO-CAR crash has closed a road near Walsall in BOTH directions.


Bogus workman steals from Walsall pensioner in Greenwood Road,… 

18 Jul

A BOGUS worker has stolen hundreds of pounds from a Walsall pensioner today.


Alarming increase in crime in Walsall raised at public meeting 

18 Jul

CONCERNED residents packed out a Walsall community centre to raise their fears over an alarming increase in crime.


Warren Honey is new head teacher at Walsall’s Hydesville Tower… 

18 Jul

IT'S a new chapter for an ambitious Walsall school after announcing its new head teacher for next year.


​Paedophile Sean Killian from Walsall travelled 190 miles to have… 

18 Jul

A PAEDOPHILE from Walsall travelled more than 190 miles in the hope of having sex with a child.


James Brindley murder suspects Aaron Kahrod and teen remanded in… 

18 Jul

A MAN and teenager charged with the murder of James Brindley have been remanded in custody until September.


Cycling troublemakers at Streetly Academy in Sutton Coldfield… 

18 Jul

CYCLING schoolchildren causing anti-social behaviour in Sutton Coldfield have been warned they will face possible exclusion from school if caught causing trouble on the roads.


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News features »

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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