Dudley Council threatened UKIP with legal action when the cash-strapped party failed to pay a bill of less than £500 to hire Himley Hall for a meeting last year.
THE son of legendary Potteries DJ Sam Plank has asked people to take a few minutes to remember his father on the fifth anniversary of his death.
A DRIVER has been jailed after stabbing another motorist 'several times'.
Residents are being urged to have their say on a proposed new link road to a former factory in South Staffordshire.
More than 150 air cadets paraded through a Staffordshire town to celebrate a milestone anniversary.
A controversial six-month scheme which will see dogs banned from a section of Himley Park has started.
Formal plans have been submitted for a new canal-side activity centre in Lichfield.
The goal of the National House Maintenance Forum (NHMF), partnered with 24housing, is to set the standard for maintaining assets for social housing.
Police searching for a man missing from the Newcastle area are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.
Friendship Care and Housing (a member of Longhurst Group) celebrated their successful partnership with contractor Laker BMS Ltd last night (26th Jan).
Patchy implementation of the ASYE leaves newly qualified social workers facing unprotected caseloadsCommunity Care 27 Jan
Councils are often failing to protect the caseloads of newly qualified social workers, with some holding dozens of cases and being allocated complex investigations and legal work contrary to local authority policies, a Community Care investigation ...
Government funding for students on generic social work courses is falling, figures show.
Three people have been injured, one of them seriously, in a crash near Dudley in which one car rolled over.
People living in Essington have vowed to fight a new proposal to create a fifth gipsy site in their community.
Permanent signs will be placed around Himley Hall when dogs are banned from using certain parts of the attraction.
Proposals for more than 270 new homes on a former industrial site in Penkridge have been submitted to council planners for consideration.
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Pictured below, our Under 9s Vipers who are delighted with their new Nike kit, kindly sponsored by Slimming World.
Two second half goals proved to be enough for visitors Gainsborough Trinity as Hednesford Town continued to search for their first home victory of 2016.
Our U8s Lions are looking for players to complete their squad.
Hednesford Town return home this weekend, looking to get back to winning ways in the league as Gainsborough Trinity visit Keys Park.
The recently postponed away match against Stockport County at Edgeley Park has been re-arranged for Tuesday 01 March with a 7.45pm kick-off...
Our U17s Lions are looking for players to complete their squad.
Results available here Winsplits analysis here Splitsbrowser analysis here Routegadget to follow this evening...
THE future of the M6 Toll is in doubt this morning with well-informed reports suggest it has been put up for sale for around £2bn.
Housebuilding group acquires major site in south Staffordshire close to its Midlands HQ as it embarks on ten-year regeneration project...
MOTORISTS in Birmingham have been warned to expect long delays on their journey home as the effects of an accident which closed the M6 between junctions 5 and 6 continue to be felt.
THE M6 in Birmingham is expected to remain congested for most of the day, Highways England has said.
MOTORISTS in Birmingham faced massive congestion and delays to their journeys approaching 90 minutes today after the M6 was closed off following a fatal accident in the early hours.
The DoubleTree by Hilton hotel at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry has opened following a multi-million pound refurbishment...
STAFFORDSHIRE back office optimisation software supplier eg solutions has predicted its full-year results will achieve break-even.
Beer cans, bottles and associated rubbish dumped on verge Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): No Mans Green Lane, Kinver Report on FixMyStreet...
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to rwilson on 11 February 2016 .
Request sent to South Staffordshire District Council by Gavin Chait on 11 February 2016 .
Flytipped rolls of old carpet Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Kidderminster Road, Iverley Report on FixMyStreet...
Search for the Relatives of Linda Ann Preston...
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to Vijay Bagha on 5 February 2016 .
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to rwilson on 5 February 2016 .
Penkridge Community Fire Station marked a milestone today when a time capsule was buried in its grounds.
A recruitment drive looking for retained firefighters to help protect the people of Brewood is currently running.
A recruitment drive looking for retained firefighters to help protect the people of Penkridge is currently running.
Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station marked a milestone when a time capsule was buried in its grounds.
Firefighters from Brewood returned victorious after winning fourth place in the World Rescue Trauma Challenge competition in Portugal.
Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station will mark a milestone on November 4 when a time capsule is buried in its grounds.
Kinver’s new community fire station was officially opened during a special ceremony this week.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is calling for a pedestrian crossing to be built on a busy Codsall junction.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is urging schools, businesses and community groups to help tidy up their local area ahead of HM The Queen’s 90th Birthday.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the announcement by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government that Staffordshire will receive additional grant funding.
William Ames’ entry for the Gt Wyrley Roll of Honour, 1917.
Clean water is now flowing into a village in Uganda thanks to the fund raising efforts of Kinver Rotary Club.
I finally managed to watch the BBC documentary algorithms over the weekend.
After a busy weekend I have finally managed to settle down to pen / type my thoughts about this year's Stafford Show.
I went on my own to see this play Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre last night, being Billy no mates and all, and it was excellent.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed finalised plans to upgrade a Post Office branch in Brewood.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Essington Golf Club last week to see the progression of the expansion of the course.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the news that Staffordshire families will be among the first in the country to be entitled to 30 hours of free childcare every week.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has criticised Channel 5 for showing a programme which showed scenes which seemed to show the killing of a hedgehog.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has called on the Chief Executive of Network Rail to take action over noise complaints from residents in Great Wyrley.
Mac Joseph Even though it was a very cold morning, the January coffee morning was very well attended, Mac Joseph gave a very interesting presentation and talk about ‘Birmingham, ‘Then and Now’.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed new proposals to crackdown on disruption caused by roadworks on local roads, with new rules being considered that would reduce disruption for families and businesses in South Staffordshire.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is calling for crime statistics relating to incidents that happen in prisons in the Featherstone and Brinsford area to be separated from crime statistics that represent the village as a whole.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed new figures showing 4,950 new apprenticeships have been started by people in South Staffordshire since 2010.
I’ve been up in Sheffield again this weekend ostensibly to see Blades -v- Swindon Town, a dire game as it turned out.
The opening of the Gt Wyrley Memorial Garden on Saturday 8 April 1922.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in Parliament this week.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed new figures today showing 151,000 more people in work across the West Midlands since Labour were last in power and a record level of employment across the UK as a whole – with over 2.3 ...
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed finalised plans to upgrade a Post Office branch in Essington.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Glenthorne Primary School in Cheslyn Hay last week.
I’ve been struggling with a bad back of late and after much looking around for a cause, I finally decided that the bed was the cause of my ills so I’ve invested in a new mattress.
- Sunset Wombourne
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I suffered with Hay fever following this shot! I must remember not to play around in long grass during the early evening!
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