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Fulham sign McDonald from Wolves 

22 Jul

Fulham sign midfielder Kevin McDonald from Championship rivals Wolves for an undisclosed fee.

Wolves: Mikey Burrows reaction 

21 Jul

Signal 107's Wolves commentator Mikey Burrows has his say on the Wolves takeover.

Wolves takeover confirmed 

21 Jul

The football club has been sold to a Chinese investment company.

Concern for missing Wolverhampton man 

21 Jul

A Wolverhampton man has gone missing from temporary accommodation in Bushbury last Friday.

Wolves takeover imminent 

21 Jul

Reports claim a deal for Chinese investment company Fosun International to buy Wolves has been rubber stamped and will be announced today.

Wolves bought by Chinese conglomerate 

21 Jul

Wolves become the second Midlands club to be bought by Chinese investors as Fosun International pay £45m for the Championship club.

Wolverhampton estate regeneration ‘under way’ 

18 Jul

Long-awaited work to regenerate a housing estate in Wolverhampton is under way, the city council says.

Elderly woman hit by car in Wolverhampton 

15 Jul

A woman in her 80's is in a serious condition after she was hit by a reversing car in Bilston.

Rising referrals: how to cope in a ‘climate of fear’ 

14 Jul

By Jason Barnes, child protection social worker The figures found by a recent study  into referrals to social services received a lot of media attention .

Developers chosen for £60m Wolverhampton shopping complex 

12 Jul

Developers for a £60m shopping complex to be built in Wolverhampton are selected by the city council.

Wolverhampton’s Thomas in GB gymnastics team 

12 Jul

London 2012 Olympic medallists Max Whitlock, Louis Smith and Kristian Thomas are selected to represent Team GB at the Rio Games.

Potential Ofsted chief’s lack of social care knowledge ‘troubling’, say MPs 

7 Jul

MPs have opposed the government’s preferred candidate to become the next Ofsted chief inspector, citing her “troubling” lack of knowledge of children’s social care as a key issue.

Dicko delays Wolves return after injury 

5 Jul

Wolves striker Nouha Dicko will miss some pre-season friendlies following his return from a cruciate ligament injury.

Lisa Potts: Injured nurse ‘forgives’ Wolverhampton machete attacker 

5 Jul

A nursery nurse who saved the lives of children from a machete-wielding attacker 20 years ago says she has forgiven the assailant.

Housing group secures £25.5m funding 

30 Jun

A Welsh housing group has secured 25.5m funding for new development work across the region.

‘This bill does not address the real problems affecting social work’ 

29 Jun

British Association of Social Workers, Association of Professors of Social Work, Joint University Council Social Work Education Committee, Social Work Action Network, Social Workers Union and Unison have issued a joint statement on the Children...

Council chiefs condemn park vandals 

29 Jun

Mindless vandals have been condemned after going on the rampage and causing tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage to an adventure playground and sensory centre in Low Hill.

Police hunt Wolverhampton flasher 

29 Jun

Police in Wolverhampton are urging witnesses to come forward after a man in a wheelchair allegedly exposed himself to shoppers on a supermarket car park.

Former Pennine Rambler pub given new lease of life 

28 Jun

A former pub in the heart of North Bransholme has been given a new lease of life thanks to landlord Riverside and it’s Riverside Foundation.

Ofsted issues warning over ‘unmanageable’ caseloads 

28 Jun

Ofsted has warned councils they need to tackle social worker caseloads that are “too high”, after identifying it as a common problem in poorly performing authorities.

British Championships: Matt Hudson-Smith grateful to get Rio Olympics chance 

27 Jun

Wolverhampton athlete Matt Hudson-Smith is grateful to the sacrifices his family made to help him get to the Olympics.

Wednesfield Village Show 2016 

24 Jun

The Wednesfield Village Show will be taking place on Saturday 2nd July in the St Thomas Centre.

LIVE: West Midlands EU Referendum result 

24 Jun

The latest reaction from around the region as Britain decides.

Free Workshops as part of Wednesfield in Bloom 

23 Jun

Alongside all the groups that have been busy planting knitting and crocheting as part of Wednesfields entry to the Heart of England in Bloom Competition St Thomas’ Church have been busy arranging a whole series of FREE events for the community to ...

Wednesfield in Bloom Judging day is getting closer 

23 Jun

Wednesfield is gearing itself up for the visit of the Heart Of England in Bloom judges on Friday 1 st July.

Wolverhampton athlete Kyle Marsh off to Rio Paralympics 

22 Jun

Wolverhampton wheelchair basketball player Kyle Marsh has been selected for Team GB for the Paralympic Games in Rio.

Wolverhampton tram extension gets green light 

21 Jun

Plans for an £18m extension of the tram service in Wolverhampton are given the go-ahead by the government.

Landlord fined for ignoring council 

17 Jun

A landlord who defied a council's efforts to establish ownership of a property has to pay nearly 10,000 in fines and costs.

Bilston murder investigation after baby dies 

15 Jun

West Midlands police are questioning a man and a woman on suspicion of murder, following the death of a baby boy.

Bilston murder probe after baby boy dies 

15 Jun

Two people are arrested on suspicion of murder after a six-month-old boy died in hospital.

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