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Teenage motorcyclist detained for causing death 

17 Jan

Wolverhampton Crown Court lifted reporting restrictions to allow the naming of Brett Everitt...


Bright Enobakhare: Wolves ‘family’ spirit key to promotion, says teenage striker 

16 Jan

Wolves' teenage striker Bright Enobakhare says that a "family" spirit is the key to their promotion challenge.


Swansea City v Wolverhampton Wanderers 

16 Jan

Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's FA Cup game between Swansea City and Wolverhampton Wanderers.


Birmingham City v Derby County 

12 Jan

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Birmingham City and Derby County.


Barnsley v Wolverhampton Wanderers 

12 Jan

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Barnsley and Wolves.


Donovan Wilson: Wolverhampton Wanderers striker joins Port Vale on loan 

11 Jan

Port Vale sign Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Donovan Wilson on loan until the end of the season.


Social workers could use social media checks to ‘enhance’ assessments, serious case review says 

11 Jan

Social workers could “enhance” their assessments of families by using social media, a serious case review has said.


Lee Evans and James Wilson: Sheffield United sign midfielder and striker 

10 Jan

Sheffield United sign Wolves midfielder Lee Evans for an undisclosed fee and Man Utd striker James Wilson on loan.


Jack Price: Wolves sell midfielder to Colorado Rapids for undisclosed fee 

9 Jan

Midfielder Jack Price leaves Championship leaders Wolves to join Major League Soccer club Colorado Rapids.


Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City 

5 Jan

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Swansea City.


Mystery graffiti appears in Wolverhampton 

4 Jan

Graffiti left around an estate undergoing regeneration in Wolverhampton has been attracting admirers.


Rafael Mir: Wolves sign Valencia striker on four-and-a-half-year deal 

3 Jan

Wolves have signed striker Rafael Mir from Spanish La Liga side Valencia on a four-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee.


Portsmouth: Wolves duo Connor Ronan and Sylvain Deslandes join on loan 

3 Jan

Wolves players Connor Ronan and Sylvain Deslandes agree loan moves to Portsmouth until the end of the season.


Wolves’ Collins rejoins Newport on loan 

3 Jan

Newport County sign former youth striker Aaron Collins on loan until the end of the season from Wolverhampton Wanderers.


Nuno: Wolves head coach charged with misconduct by FA for second time 

3 Jan

Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is charged with misconduct by the Football Association - his second charge this season.


Wolverhampton Wanderers v Brentford 

1 Jan

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brentford.


Bristol City v Wolves 

28 Dec

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Bristol City and Wolves.


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Comment »

Emma questions the government over their handling of the Carillion collapse 

17 Jan

Monday’s announcement that Carillion has entered liquidation is deeply concerning to Carillion’s 20,000 UK employees and thousands of companies in their supply chain.


WM economy strategy conference 

16 Jan

Sat 10 March , Birmingham 1-30 to 4-30pm...


TUC calls for national task force on Carillion 

16 Jan

TUC calls for national task force on Carillion Union group calls for risk assessments of other large outsourcing firms TUC to convene crunch talks between unions The TUC has called for the government to assemble a national task force to deal with the...


Emma calls on government to support Carillion employees 

15 Jan

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has called on the government to do all it can to support Carillion employees after the Wolverhampton based company entered liquidation today.


Express and Star ‘Big Thank You’ Awards 

15 Jan

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, will again be attending the annual ‘Big Thank You’ Awards hosted by the Express and Star on Thursday, 18 January.


Emma supports growing calls for Channel 4 to come to the West Midlands 

12 Jan

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East is supporting calls for Channel to move to the West Midlands when they leave their current offices.


Emma calls for urgent review of the decision to release convicted rapist John Worboys 

11 Jan

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has raised concerns about the imminent release of John Worboys and questioned whether other sex offenders have also been released after serving short sentences.


Emma thanks Lesley Roberts for her dedication and service to Wolverhampton Homes 

11 Jan

At a recent annual awards ceremony hosted by Wolverhampton Homes, Emma thanked Lesley Roberts, the retiring chief executive of Wolverhampton Homes for her years of dedication to Wolverhampton tenants and leaseholders.


A New Deal for Working People – TUC March and Rally 

10 Jan

The TUC is holding a national march and rally on Saturday 12 May 2018 in central London.


Legal Challenge to PIP mobility changes 

9 Jan

Back in March 2017 the Government changed the regulations on PIP.


Food Banks & Soup Kitchens in Wolverhampton 

9 Jan

Wolverhampton Welfare Rights have put together a list of food banks and soup kitchens in Wolverhampton.


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Features »

‘I Believe’ To Be Screened At Seattle Deaf Film Festival 2018 

17 Jan

For those who attended Deaffest 2017 and had the opportunity to watch Deaffest’s first ever music video I Believe; we’re excited to let you know that this music video has been selected to be screened at the 4th Seattle Deaf Film Festival (SDFF).


2017: Something To Remember? 

17 Jan

2018's here now but I would like to evaluate the final quarter of 2017, well to reflect on all of its craziness! My final month in Wuhan during July 2017 might well seem like a world away and the summer trips I took in England were great, it was such...


Darkest Hour 

17 Jan

I skived off with the Godson over a long lunch to see this film as otherwise I would have missed the opportunity to see it.


Feed The Birds 

17 Jan

Darrell and I have treated Nigel to another window bird feeder …….


Tenors needed! 

16 Jan

Calling all tenors! We need you for our Bach St John Passion Concert.


Caught In The Act 

16 Jan

Yesterday I caught Nigel in the act ……….


Double Dog Down 

15 Jan

Strange events abounded this weekend as the neighbours beloved Alsatian snuffed it with cancer which was a shame as it really was pet rescue project that eventually ended up in tragedy.


If You Can’t Beat ‘Em …… 

15 Jan

If you can’t beat ‘em …… you may as well join ‘em ……..


No One Loves A Dank Morning 

14 Jan

I don’t think any of us is really embracing getting up and out during the seasonal dark, dank, misty moisty winters mornings …….


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Wolves »

Swansea City Vs Wolves Preview 

17 Jan

The cup competitions have highlighted just how much Wolves have progressed this season.


Big Cyrille – Loved By Lots, Admired By All 

16 Jan

Wolves Connections Of Departed Icon Cyrille in Wolves colours.


A Home ‘Match’ To Be Savoured 

14 Jan

Life In The Lounge With Some Top Mates Growing up in the Wolverhampton suburb of Bradmore before going their separate ways.


Barnsley 0 Wolves 0 

13 Jan

The phrase ‘it’s grim up north’ could have been penned for this very occasion.


Barnsley Vs Wolves Preview 

12 Jan

I’m feeling particularly bullish at present.


Good Gracious, Gus! 

11 Jan

How Molineux Veteran Laid Down The Law Angus McLean with his players while manager of Hartlepools.


Sad News Of Cup-Winning Keeper 

7 Jan

Loyal Hopeful Who Clicked Across The Patch An alternative use for those safe hands……Nigel Sims (left) welcomes Malcolm Finlayson to his 2012 book launch.


Wolves 0 Swansea City 0 

7 Jan

Given the contrasting fortunes of the two teams, the scene was set for an upset.


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Sport »

FA Cup fourth round fixtures: Televised matches on BBC and BT Sport and third round results and replays 

17 Jan

Wolves are in action again after the fourth round opponents were revealed...


Wolves fan tricked by mates into being Brentford mascot on stag do 

17 Jan

Nick Goff, a professional gambler who is getting married in Barbados next week, said he had no idea...


Wolves transfers: Swansea now favourites to land £34million star 

17 Jan

AC Milan's Andre Silva is now attracting Premier League interest with Arsenal and Everton also keen...


Former Wolves star Sylvan Ebanks-Blake is back in the goals 

17 Jan

The forward bagged a brace...


FA Cup fourth round fixtures: Televised matches on BBC and BT Sport and third round replay dates 

16 Jan

Wolves are in action again after the fourth round opponents were revealed...


Televised Sky sports matches coming up: Wolves, Derby County and Bristol City among those screened 

16 Jan

Sides near the top of the Championship are featuring...


Championship promotion odds: Aston Villa closing in on Derby County 

16 Jan

The race for the Premier League is hotting up and while the bookmakers think Wolves are dead certs, they are less clear on second place...


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GKN rejects another takeover bid by Melrose Industries 

17 Jan

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17 Jan

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Bank of England plays down risk to Carillion’s lenders 

16 Jan

But bank says ripple effect of company going into liquidation is yet to be fully felt as fallout continues over construction group's collapse...


Bank of England plays down risk to Carillion’s lenders 

16 Jan

But bank says ripple effect of company going into liquidation is yet to be fully felt as fallout continues over construction group's collapse...


Cabinet to meet over Carillion crisis 

16 Jan

Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet will discuss the ongoing crisis after firm with major public sector contracts is placed into liquidation...


Cabinet to meet over Carillion crisis 

16 Jan

Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet will discuss the ongoing crisis after firm with major public sector contracts is placed into liquidation...


Jeremy Corbyn says Carillion collapse shows it’s ‘time to take back control’ of services 

15 Jan

Labour leader criticised an outsource-first dogma and insisted it's time we took back control...


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Where Are The Stick People? 

29 Jul

It’s been quite a few months since I last published a blog post and I’m often asked what’s happened to Stick Child and his friends.


The Professionals 

22 Nov

Imagine a police force that handed out firearms to its officers without training them.


Chain Reaction 

14 Oct

No, nothing to do with an old Diana Ross track, but the title of a presentation I gave at the UK’s first ever TEDx policing event in Leeds yesterday – #OldBillRebuilt, ably organised by Gareth Stubbs.


Freeze Frame 

11 Sep

Watching the TV programme ‘The Force’ last night (which follows the work of officers from Greater Manchester Police), I thought of yet another analogy to help explain why binary comparisons are rubbish.


Schools quiz 2015 

13 Jul

Pupils from a Sandwell school are celebrating, after taking first place in the final of the West Midlands Fire Service Schools’ Safety Challenge 2015.


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LocalGov »

Domiciliary care services in Wolverhampton 

17 Jan

Request sent to Wolverhampton City Council by Callum Finn on 17 January 2018 .


Litter on Vulcan Road / Hare Street, 17th January 

17 Jan

The litter around the bushes on Vulcan Road in Bilston at the junction of Hare Street is really bad.


Trading Standards Investigations into Lettings Agents and Property Managers 

17 Jan

Response by Wolverhampton City Council to Mark on 17 January 2018 .


Pedestrian Lights changing without button being pressed., 17th January 

17 Jan

Pedestrian Lights change without any pedestrians in the vicintity Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Stafford Road, Wolverhampton Report on FixMyStreet...


OLM system 

17 Jan

Response by Wolverhampton City Council to David Marshall on 17 January 2018 .


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Events »

See the Award Winners and Nominees at Light House 

9 Jan

Awards season is fully underway with the Golden Globe winners announced last weekend and the BAFTA nominations now declared.


Gothic, Ghastly, Corporeal and Creaturely: Tim Burton’s Curious Bodies 

30 Dec

Gothic, Ghastly, Corporeal and Creaturely: Tim Burton’s Curious Bodies A Film and Screen Conference at Light House Media Centre on Thursday 15 February 2018 with evening screening of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Keynote: Professor ...


Messiah from Bristol Old Vic 

30 Dec

Inspired by Handel’s profound religious masterpiece, this acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production provides a rare chance to experience a powerfully dramatic account of Messiah and to rediscover the intense spirituality of its many well-known arias ...


NT Live: Macbeth 

30 Dec

Thursday 10th May 2018   Macbeth By William Shakespeare Directed by Rufus Norris Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-...


Valentine’s Day at Light House 

30 Dec

Book now for Valentine’s Day screenings – Click title for details and booking: THINEMA RSC: Twelfth Night (7pm) CINEMA Journey’s End   (2pm & 5.45pm) Murder on the Orient Express (2.15pm) Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (8.20pm) We’ll also ...


iDJ 

30 Dec

An interactive evening of music, drinks and dancing.


Christmas and New Year Opening 

30 Dec

We are closed from Sunday 24th Dec – Mon 1 Jan inclusive, reopening at 9am on Tuesday 2nd January.


We’re off! 

22 Dec

We’re off! Please note the NAC will be closed from the 22nd December 2017 and reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.


All the Money in the World 

20 Dec

The story of the kidnapping of 16 year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.


Finding Your Feet 

20 Dec

On the eve of retirement, a middle class, judgemental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives in an impoverished inner-city council estate.


The Mercy 

20 Dec

Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst’s disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of travelling the world alone by sea.


Phantom Thread 

19 Dec

Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious love life is disrupted by Alma, a young, strong-willed woman who becomes his muse and lover.


Journey’s End 

17 Dec

Journey’s End Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, Journey’s End is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young office Stanhope, variously awaiting their fate..


The Commuter 

17 Dec

A salesman is on his daily commute home, when it quickly becomes anything but routine.


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