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Cinema blaze is treated as ‘suspicious’Express & Star 20 Sep
West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service said about 50 firefighters were involved in tackling the 'severe' blaze in the early hours of Tuesday(19...
Trees felled as high winds hitExpress & Star 19 Sep
The storm's high winds felled trees in Willenhall, Stafford, Wolverhampton and Great Barr, as well as in gardens, car parks and train lines across the West Midlands...
Old police HQ being used as playgroundExpress & Star 17 Sep
Chief Superintendent Andy Parsons, commander at Walsall Police, has said youngsters are putting themselves in danger by entering the dilapidated building on Green Lane...
Walsall 1-4 Doncaster RoversBBC News 15 Sep
Doncaster come from behind to claim a thumping win at Walsall, emphatically ending the hosts' unbeaten league start.
Walsall tower set to become new homesExpress & Star 14 Jun
Nottingham-based Tameway (Midlands) is planning to convert Tameway Tower, on Bridge Street, Walsall into 143 flats...
Erhun Oztumer: Bolton Wanderers sign Walsall midfielder on a two-year dealBBC News 13 Jun
Bolton Wanderers sign midfielder Erhun Oztumer on a two-year deal following the expiry of his contract at Walsall.
Labour set to remain in power in WalsallExpress & Star 15 May
The party has four less seats than the Tories after this month's local elections, but is set to remain in power after Labour group leader Sean Coughlan secured the support of two independent councillors and two Lib Dem councillors...
Cat freed from tiny cavityExpress & Star 15 May
The West Midlands Fire Service crews were called to assist RSPCA officers in Mill Lane, Willenhall, at around 4...
Farmer takes sheep into Walsall school for food campaignBBC News 11 May
Farmer and TV presenter Adam Henson has been encouraging students to ask about their food's origin.
Police presence in Burntwood will not be hit by sale of Chasetown Police Station, says Crime CommissionerLichfield Live 11 May
The presence of officers in Burntwood will not be hit by the sale of Chasetown Police Station, Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has said.
Machete thug is locked upExpress & Star 19 Apr
Szyman Palucki was in Walsall town centre with friends – one of whom was celebrating her 18th birthday – when deliberately targeted by a gang of thugs, a judge heard...
Violent crime doubles in WalsallExpress & Star 19 Apr
The second half of 2017 saw a rise in crime in the borough, as serious incidents doubled compared to 2013...
Mylee funeral donation boxExpress & Star 15 Apr
People are welcome to pop in to the reception of William Mitchell Funerals in High Street, Aldridge, to donate money between the opening hours of 8...
Walsall 2-3 AFC WimbledonBBC News 14 Apr
Wimbledon complete a stunning comeback with a stoppage-time penalty to win at relegation rivals Walsall.
M6 stretch is region’s worstExpress & Star 14 Apr
Carpetright to close more storesExpress & Star 12 Apr
The company has unveiled plans to shut another 81 shops - including at Merry Hill shopping centre, Stafford, Walsall and Lichfield - under a sweeping restructure which will see 300 job roles lost...
Oldham Athletic 1-1 WalsallBBC News 11 Apr
Oldham and Walsall ease their relegation fears with an entertaining draw at Boundary Park which all but relegates Bury from League One.
PM makes Sikh pastries on Walsall visitExpress & Star 11 Apr
The PM dropped in to the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple in West Bromwich Street today on a visit to the Black Country and Birmingham...
Walsall level crossing death: Closure extended until OctoberBBC News 11 Apr
Fourteen-year-old Sarah Athersmith died when she was hit by a train in Walsall.
Men jailed for hiding £250k of cannabisExpress & Star 29 Mar
Tariq Khwaja's and Venelin Mihaylov have both been locked up after police dogs found the cannabis in Khwaja's car after the pair were stopped by officers on the M6 near Stafford...
More changes to Lichfield and Burntwood services after bus subsidies are cutLichfield Live 28 Mar
Another bus company has confirmed that services to and from Lichfield and Burntwood will be changed after cuts to subsidies.
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Lady violently assaulted outside Brownhills Tesco store – did you witness anything?BrownhillsBob 26 Sep
Tesco Brownhills where a lady was attacked last Friday A worrying incident is being reported locally on social media that’s causing me great concern: It appears that on Friday evening, 21st September 2018 outside the Tesco store in Brownhills a ...
30 days of human comms #53 Davis Community face down a hurricane on FacebookThe Dan Slee Blog 25 Sep
Always when you know human comms when you see it and it can be in unexpected places.
Two sugars please: join the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this Saturday in Brownhills!BrownhillsBob 25 Sep
MacMillan are a hugely important charity to me.
LOCAL DIGITAL: Don’t let bright digital ideas be killed by poor commsThe Dan Slee Blog 24 Sep
It was good to see localgovcamp in its spiritual home Birmingham and with it a surprise.
Some mothers did have them – parties, that is…BrownhillsBob 23 Sep
Brownhills Mothers Union members at their Christmas party in the 1950s.
Woodmen fight Coventry United for a well-earned winBrownhillsBob 23 Sep
Images and captions kindly supplied by David Evans Walsall Wood FC were at home to Coventry United yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 22nd September 2018, and much to the delight of the faithful, they Woodmen pulled off a hard-fought win.
Top TiptonBrownhillsBob 23 Sep
William Perry, legendary pugilist and son of Tipton rages at the rain clouds – but the hardy were undaunted Despite the bad weather yesterday (Saturday, 22nd September 2018) I took the afternoon out to support a great event in the industrial heart ...
A question of visibility?BrownhillsBob 22 Sep
This view of the old LNWR station was taken from High Street, a suffix applied to it’s name between 1924 and 1930.
Fancy a jumble sale today?BrownhillsBob 22 Sep
Tracey, take a meow… Here’s a great looking jumble sale taking place today (Saturday 22nd September 2018) in the buildings just opposite Barons Court Hotel near the Snooker Club – and it’s in aid of a wonderful charity.
Stay and Play – at Brownhills Community Centre this Saturday morningBrownhillsBob 22 Sep
What a lovely thing this is! Continue reading...
The Work's Bridge, Pelsall 31/12/2017
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As Big Ben counts down to the start of 2018, this is a view of Pelsall Work’s Bridge on the final evening of 2017.
Thank you to everyone who has viewed and commented upon my photographs during 2017.
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Walsall Announce Partnership With LNP SoundBescot Banter 26 Sep
LNP Sound have been commercial partners of the club for five years and have now enhanced their relationship to improve the quality of events the club offer at Banks's Stadium, which is commercially known as 'Walsall FC The Venue'.
The Last Time We Met: Accrington StanleyBescot Banter 26 Sep
Ahead of Saturday's clash were taking a look back at the most recent meeting between the two sides, which was a Carling Cup - First Round match, which took place at the Crown Ground on Tuesday, 11th August 2009, and saw Stanley advance to the...
Fiery Ferrier Keen to Repay the FaithBescot Banter 26 Sep
London-born Ferrier, who enjoyed youth spells with Arsenal.
Walsall’s 2018/19 PFA Player Ambassadors Have Been ConfirmedBescot Banter 25 Sep
Seven Saddlers players have been named player ambassadors for the 2018/19 season, coordinated by Walsall FC Community Programme and the PFA, the players visit a range of community activities at schools and local projects.
Charlton Athletic (H): Fixture RearrangedBescot Banter 25 Sep
The clash between the Saddlers and Addicks will now take place on the evening of Tuesday, 6th November, with kick-off scheduled for 7.45pm.
Morgan Ferrier: Hard Working Saddlers Motivated By Underdog StatusBescot Banter 25 Sep
23-year-old Ferrier, who has bagged four goals in ten first-team appearances, is among a growing group of players who have started the season in superb form and believes that the squad is confident in it abilities and goes into games keen to...
Keates Still Keen to Add Another Player to His SquadBescot Banter 24 Sep
Keates, who saw his Saddlers side return to winning ways as they secured 2-1 victory over Oxford United, admitted that whilst he is happy with the squad at his disposal, there is one player he would still like to bring in.
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Long Lane passes with flying colours.Wyrley Juniors FC 25 Sep
Good news! The Club has to undergo a Football Foundation interview each year, looking at the financial management, community usage, facility development and upkeep of Long Lane.
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Lucas Tibbs Fundraiser!Wyrley Juniors FC 19 Sep
The Club is heavily involved in supporting the family of Lucas Tibbs, a player who started in the Boys Development Centre and has gone on to greater things, playing at professional club Academies.
Injury Hit Walsall Team Struggle to Contain LeekWalsall RFC 16 Sep
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Elfyn Pugh Veterans MatchWillenhall RFC 15 Sep
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A training provider has confirmed it will be moving into Lichfield.
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Burntwood building firm outlines plans to convert former Chasetown Police Station siteLichfield Live 3 Jul
A Burntwood building firm has unveiled plans to transform the former police station in Chasetown.
Burntwood building firm’s work on Barton development recognised at awards ceremonyLichfield Live 22 Jun
A Burntwood building firm has seen work on a new housing development in Barton recognised at an awards event.
Lichfield tourism organisation given a makeover in a bid to promote the city as a visitor destinationLichfield Live 22 Jun
The tourism organisation for Lichfield has been given a new look.
Members flying the flag for Walsall at Made in the Midlands expoMade in the Midlands 18 Jun
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Tuesday 25th September 2018Stubbers Green Bird Log 25 Sep
1100 - 1230 sunny, strong SW wind, 15c : Shoveler 5, Teal 11, Tufted 4, Cormorant 16, Heron 4, Little Grebe 3, GC Grebe 2, Lapwing 128, GBb Gull, Buzzard 3, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel f, Pied Wagtail 3, Green Woodpecker, Jay, Song Thrush 2, Chiffchaff 2, ...
Sunday 23rd September 2018Stubbers Green Bird Log 23 Sep
0930 - 1100 rain clearing, 9c : Mute Swan 8, Pochard drake, Teal 11, Shoveler 4, Tufted 6, Cormorant 16, Little Grebe 2, GC Grebe 2, Snipe, Lapwing 90, Buzzard 4 over quarry, Collared Dove 4, Green Woodpecker, Rook 3 over, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail ...
Saturday 22nd September 2018Stubbers Green Bird Log 23 Sep
0930 : Teal 25, Gadwall 2, Cormorant 20, Heron 6, Lapwing 122, Stock Dove 2, House Martin c40, Swallow c12.
My first Saturday away for months and what happens?Clayhanger Marsh Log 22 Sep
Pale Morph Arctic Skua: Photo Moss Taylor Something good turns up at Chasewater! Never mind it was a Grey Phalarope , always a good tick but thankfully not one that I needed for Chasewater so missing it doesn't really sting.
Wednesday 19th September 2018Stubbers Green Bird Log 19 Sep
1100 - 1145 strong south-westerlies, 17c : Shoveler 5, Teal 2, Heron 5, Cormorant 15, Lapwing 105, Herring Gull 24, GBb Gull, LBb Gull 60, Buzzard, Collared Dove 3, Pied Wagtail, Starling 250+, House Martin 11, Swallow, etc.
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There is no rubbish bin at this bus stop., 26th SeptemberFixMyStreet: Walsall 26 Sep
There needs to be a rubbish bin at this bus stop.
Drones, 26th SeptemberFixMyStreet: Walsall 26 Sep
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Vehicle left there for the last two weeks, covered in cob web vrn bk51gmg – corsa – silver, 23rd SeptemberFixMyStreet: Walsall 23 Sep
Vehicle partilly on the pavement and partly on the road causing motorist to drive on the other side of road to overtake.
Traffic lights at the bus gate are not working correctly., 21st SeptemberFixMyStreet: Walsall 21 Sep
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Tree has fallen down on Walsall Council Land, 21st SeptemberFixMyStreet: Walsall 21 Sep
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