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Pennal airing cupboard death inquest ‘shattered family’ 

21 Jun

The family of a woman who died after getting trapped in an airing cupboard speak of their pain.

Daniel Fitzjohn: Man charged with newsagent’s row murder 

20 Jun

Daniel Quinn, from Wolverhampton, is set to appear before magistrates on Thursday.

Shades of Banks – new Wolves keeper makes copycat save for Portugal 

20 Jun

Goalkeeper Rui Patricio does his best to emulate Gordon Banks' legendary save from Pele in the 1970 World Cup during Portugal's 1-0 victory over Morocco.

Tim Flowers: Solihull Moors appoint ex-Blackburn and England keeper as boss 

20 Jun

Solihull Moors appoint former Wolves, Blackburn Rovers, Southampton and England keeper Tim Flowers as manager.

Woman died after getting stuck in Pennal airing cupboard 

19 Jun

Elizabeth Isherwood got stuck while on holiday in Wales and could not escape, an inquest hears.

Wolverhampton company’s home carer service ‘unsafe’ 

18 Jun

Staffing numbers and people not receiving medicine were among the concerns raised by inspectors.

How this adult social care service’s open culture supports brave social work 

18 Jun

Want to be part of Gloucestershire County Council’s open and supportive adult social care service? Find out more about joining a service that helps you make the brave decisions that transform lives for the better.

Harry Burgoyne: Plymouth Argyle sign Wolves goalkeeper on loan 

16 Jun

Plymouth Argyle sign goalkeeper Harry Burgoyne on a season-long loan deal from Premier League side Wolves.

Wolverhampton stabbing: Boys released in murder case 

16 Jun

Three boys arrested after Keelan Wilson was stabbed yards away from his home have been released.

Run-down Wolverhampton community garden comes up roses 

15 Jun

Volunteers spent a week transforming a neglected field into a community garden in Wolverhampton.

Millionaire still works at winning Wolverhampton Asda 

15 Jun

Despite winning £1m on a Lucky Dip, Amanda Lewis said she won't give up the job she loves.

Three teenagers arrested over Wolverhampton stab death 

14 Jun

Three boys are arrested after Keelan Wilson was stabbed yards away from his home in Wolverhampton.

Wolves unveil statue of Sir Jack Hayward 

14 Jun

The sculpture is revealed at Molineux on what would have been the former owner's 95th birthday.

Wolves host Everton on first weekend of Premier League season 

14 Jun

Champions Manchester City will travel to Arsenal on the opening day of the new Premier League season.

Benik Afobe: Stoke City sign Wolves striker 11 days after Molineux move 

12 Jun

Stoke City sign Benik Afobe from Wolves on a six-month loan deal, with an "obligation" to purchase him next January.

Raul Jimenez: Wolves sign Mexico forward on loan from Benfica 

12 Jun

Wolves prepare for their Premier League return by signing Mexico forward Raul Jimenez on a season-long loan deal from Benfica.

The original social work Try Before You Apply day returns 

11 Jun

To find out more and secure your place on Somerset’s ‘Try Before You Apply’ day phone Claire Nuttall on 07855 287 139 or email CNuttall@Somerset.

Colchester United sign Ethan Ross from West Brom and Aaron Collins from Wolves 

7 Jun

Colchester sign West Brom keeper Ethan Ross on a two-year deal and Wolves striker Aaron Collins on a season-long loan.

Boy, 16, arrested over Wolverhampton teen stab death 

6 Jun

Police want to speak to a person who provided "significant information" about Keelan Wilson's death.

Benik Afobe: Stoke City want Wolves forward just four days after joining 

5 Jun

Stoke City are keen to sign striker Benik Afobe from Wolves - only four days after he rejoined them from Bournemouth.

Funding to support migrant projects in West Midlands 

5 Jun

Coventry, Birmingham and Wolverhampton are to share about £3.5m for projects to support migrants...

Mum of Wolverhampton stab victim Keelan Wilson ‘devastated’ 

2 Jun

Keelan Wilson's mum says the 16-year-old's death was "absolutely devastating".

Boy, 15, dies after Wolverhampton street stabbing 

30 May

Emergency services were called to reports of disorder between a group of youths in Wolverhampton.

Willy Boly: Wolves close to signing Porto defender for £10m 

24 May

Wolves are closing in on the £10m signing of Porto defender Willy Boly, who spent last season on loan at Molineux.

As a social worker, should I keep sharing personal stories with the families I am working with? 

23 May

by Andrew Matthews As part of a learning day for my course to become a practice educator we were required to speak with students about experiences and challenges around boundaries.

Frontline social work training costs ‘excellent value for money’, minister told 

17 May

A group of directors of children’s services has told the children’s minister that the “quality of practice skill exhibited by Frontline participants” represents “excellent value for money” after the model was challenged by groups earlier ...

Wolverhampton man charged over ‘offensive’ MP emails 

16 May

David William Hall is accused of emailing the Tory and Labour MPs in December last year.

Crews tackle fire at Wolverhampton Starworks Warehouse venue 

16 May

About 50 firefighters are tackling the fire at the old home of the Star Motor Company.

Bleeding horse dumped in road after Wolverhampton crash 

16 May

Two men were seen unhooking the horse from its cart and leaving the scene, the RSPCA says.

‘You’re doing social work like you would anywhere else; but you’re doing it in a way that allows innovation’ 

16 May

Since its launch in 2014, Achieving for Children (AfC) has increased the number of local authorities in its umbrella by one third.

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