More than 1,000 homes and 20 new permanent gipsy and traveller pitches are on the way to South Staffordshire.
Police want to speak to a 32-year-old man following an armed raid on a Co-op.
A project to restore a stretch of canal in Lichfield has launched a £1million appeal.
A warning has been issued after reports of a man approaching children close to schools.
Centenary celebrations are being planned 100 years after Kinver Edge on the Staffordshire/Worcestershire border was donated to the National Trust.
A Featherstone phone box which the parish council fought to keep has been wrecked by vandals.
A supermarket was raided for the second time in a month, with crooks getting away with cash and cigarettes.
An 18-year-old has died after the car he was in crashed into trees near Penkridge on New Year's Day.
More than £48,000 has been awarded to a popular children’s play area in Coven to help bring it back to life for children.
A robber armed with a bread knife stole hundreds of pounds in cash from a village store.
Over £6.5 million worth of benefit fraud has been uncovered in the Black Country and South Staffordshire by Department of Work and Pension(DWP) investigators this year, official figures revealed today.
Villagers in Essington are to hold a public meeting next month as they continue to battle to block plans for a freight firm's super-hub in the village.
A woman who is believed to have been murdered at a house in Kinver has been named as Natalie Andrews.
Friends and family have paid tribute to a woman believed to have been murdered at a house on a quiet residential road in Kinver.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead at a house near Stourbridge.
Jails across the UK are in crisis, with unprecedented levels of violence, overcrowding and staff shortages – and HMP Featherstone is no exception.
More South Staffordshire news
The club is looking for players to complete the following teams: – Y4 Y5 girls for an U10s Girls team – contact Keith on 07836202764 and Y2 boys for an U7s boys team – contact Scott on 07866778483 or leave a comment/...
Tonight’s scheduled Evo-Stik Northern Premier League fixture at Ilkeston has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
We head to Ilkeston for the second time this season after the original game was controversially abandoned with just four minutes to go back in September.
We have today been informed that our Evo-Stik Northern Premier League fixture against Buxton, which was postponed on Saturday due to a snow covered pitch, will now take place on Tuesday 7th February 2017.
Despite our fixture at Buxton falling to the weather, it has been another busy weekend at Keys Park on the playing front.
A rainy and cold morning at Cheslyn Hay did not dampen the spirit of the Warriors today.
Another lovely testimonial – this time from a hirer of the clubhouse function room who hired the room last night.
TWO people have died following a crash on the southbound side of the M6 early on Monday morning.
A MULTI-VEHICLE accident has closed the southbound M6 in the West Midlands this morning.
DEVELOPERS have secured planning permission for two new industrial units in Staffordshire.
THE M6 north of Birmingham has been singled out by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) as being one of the three sections of road infrastructure most in need of Government investment.
There are long delays on the M6 southbound near Birmingham following a serious accident between a car and a lorry, in which the latter crashed through the central reservation and overturned, blocking ...
DRIVERS have been warned of long delays on the M6 around Birmingham this morning following twin accidents on opposite sides of the carriageway.
Motorists using the M6 southbound towards Birmingham are being warned of long delays following an accident which has closed part of the road.
There is a lot of dog fouling in our area which is unacceptable Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 9 Tower View Road, Great Wyrley Report on FixMyStreet...
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to Vicky Hughes on 12 January 2017 .
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to Pat James on 11 January 2017 .
Blocking access up te lane Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Old Hampton Lane, Westcroft Report on FixMyStreet...
Flytipped builders rubble/ concrete Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): No Mans Green Lane, Kinver Report on FixMyStreet...
Flytipping Old dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine, cardboard, polystyrene Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Sheepwalks Lane, Kinver Report on FixMyStreet...
Constant double parking on both corners of the bend, previous incident of an ambulance unable to get through.
Community Safety Officers will be visiting residents in Bobbington, South Staffordshire, after an older man sadly lost his life in a fire earlier this week.
A fire investigation is underway this morning into the cause of a house blaze in Bobbington in which a man lost his life.
A retained recruitment event aimed at encouraging more female firefighters to serve the community of Brewood will be held on Thursday, October 20.
Crews in Brewood are inviting members of the community to pop in and see what they do on a day-to-day basis and pick up some top safety tips.
Bilbrook and Codsall’s new community fire station was officially opened during a special ceremony last night (Tuesday May 24).
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.
Gavin calls on Council to clear Codsall footpaths Thu, 19/01/2017 - 15:22 Thursday, 19 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has called on the Highways Inspector at Staffordshire County Council to look into problems of drainage ...
Gavin presents cheques to World Owl Trust Wed, 18/01/2017 - 15:27 Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Wombourne Community Centre on Saturday to see a display put on by the World Owl Trust.
Gavin welcomes lowest unemployment figures for 10 years Wed, 18/01/2017 - 15:20 Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the news that unemployment across the UK remains at the lowest rate for over a ...
The week has been quite cold and with the parents (and a lot of others) falling victim to a nasty flu like bug, it’s been quite a depressing time.
Saturday saw the return of the Brother-in-Law return to the Bescot this year and prompted Walsall to play one of the best games and the most goals I’ve seen them score since the 2003-04 season! Right from the off, Walsall were at it and scored ...
A Wombourne charity that helps disabled children and their carers is facing a bleak 2017 with fears it could close by the summer without urgent funding.
Date: Fri, 2017-01-13 13:59 Description: South Staffordshire Housing Association is celebrating after being awarded a £120,000 grant to help tackle poverty and unemployment in the area.
Gavin welcomes fund to fix potholes Fri, 13/01/2017 - 13:47 Friday, 13 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed news that local road-users will benefit from a dedicated £1,582,000 pothole fund, which will keep the ...
Gavin welcomes new mental health measures Thu, 12/01/2017 - 16:13 Thursday, 12 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed new measures to transform the way we approach and deal with mental health so more children and ...
It’s that time of the year when you’ve got to get out 10 minutes early to defrost the car before work.
Gavin opens Kinver Community Library Tue, 10/01/2017 - 16:28 Tuesday, 10 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, officially opened Kinver’s Community Library last week.
On Sunday I went with our local Rugby Club to the Ricoh Arena to watch Wasps -v- Leicester Tigers.
Dementia Friends is Changing the way people think, talk and act about dementia.
There have been plans now for a while for more houses to built in Wombourne.
Thirteen lucky Year 8 students were enlisted as young detectives when children’s author Robin Stevens delivered an interactive presentation for her latest book, ‘Mistletoe and Murder’, the fifth instalment in the bestselling ‘Murder Most ...
The World Owl Trust will be building a new World Owl Centre at Himley Park.
It was left to me and The Nephew to carry on the family tradition of New Years football and so in freezing conditions, we trudged off to The Banks’s Stadium to watch an outclassed Walsall team get beaten by a competent Rochdale 0-2.
I’ve not recorded the Taphouse tour as Stymaster has being doing this year but the summary can be found here: It hasn’t had the pace of the #100pubs2015 but nevertheless it has been more effort as the pubs we have done have been 2 or 3 buses away...
Gavin supports local campaign against dog fouling Thu, 29/12/2016 - 11:35 Thursday, 29 December, 2016 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has given his support to a campaign aimed at reducing incidents of dog fouling in South Staffordshire.
Date: Thu, 2016-12-22 10:04 Description: Contacting us during Christmas and New Year Keywords: Contacting us during Christmas and New Year SSHA offices will close at 3pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and re-open at 8am on Tuesday 3 January 2017.
Gavin to open Kinver Library Tue, 20/12/2016 - 14:20 Wednesday, 4 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, will officially open Kinver Community Library on Friday 6th January 2017 at 10.00am.
Gavin welcomes Sainsbury's and Wombourne Work Club success Tue, 20/12/2016 - 13:56 Tuesday, 27 December, 2016 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the news of Sainsbury’s working with Wombourne Job Club after a visit to meet ...
Gavin honours retiring Brindley Heath teacher Tue, 20/12/2016 - 13:47 Wednesday, 21 December, 2016 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited staff and pupils at Brindley Heath Primary School in Kinver recently to honour retiring deputy ...
- Wombourne early morning
flickr 23 Jan 13on
- Tim Farron: Future generations 'are not going to forgive' Labour for giving up on Brexit
- NHS Hospital wards left with 'dangerously low levels of nurses'
- Single mother unlawfully jailed for council tax debt, High Court rules
- 50 cyclists killed or seriously injured every year because of Britain's poor roads
- Seumas Milne is quitting the Guardian and staying with Corbyn
- Martin McGuinness announces he will not stand in Northern Ireland Assembly elections due to ill health
- Julian Assange will stand by offer to go the US after Barack Obama releases Chelsea Manning
- Waterloo Bridge and Westminster closed after 'bomb dredged up in River Thames'
- British newspapers accused of publishing 'consistent stream' of inaccurate stories about Muslims
- Brexit Supreme Court ruling: Government prepares for spike in hate crimes upon verdict
- Mosque ransacked and copies of Quran burnt in Corsica
- Air strike kills prominent Syrian rebel commander
- Earthquake shakes Afghanistan, Pakistan and India
- Ethiopian opposition urges scrutiny of industrial plan
- Soviet-era cable cars keep Georgian town going
- Burundi urged to accept African Union peacekeepers
- Qatar and Russia agree on Syria peace plans
- Afghan and Taliban forces trade blows in Sangin battle
- Two drown as hundreds swim to Spanish enclave
- Russian raids kill prominent Syrian rebel commander
- India PM Modi makes surprise Pakistan visit
- Is Modi's India flirting with fascism?
- The Middle East in 2015
- Arab League demands Turkish forces leave Iraq
- Samir Kantar's killing highlights Syria's many battles
Submit your blog or suggest another local website for inclusion in TheStaffie