Motorists are being warned of delays as South Staffordshire Water carries out work to repair a 22 inch burst water pipe in Walsall today.
This is the moment a suspected burglar was snared by police after a high-speed chase through the Black Country and South Staffordshire ended with a head-on smash in a residential street.
THREE Port Vale fans have been charged for a second time in connection with offences allegedly committed when their side faced Chesterfield last August.
Psychiatric patients who are not allowed to leave hospital grounds will be banned from smoking there under new plans by an NHS trust.
By Brigid Featherstone, Stephen Crossley, Anna Gupta, Jadwiga Leigh, Joanne Warner and Susan White Louise Casey’s report into the child sexual exploitation that took place in Rotherham has proved highly significant, both in the immediate ...
The Scottish government should undertake workforce surveys to understand the key issues for social workers and how they could be supported in areas such as high caseloads or complex policy developments, an influential strategy group has recommended.
A South Staffordshire MP has spoke of his relief after all four applications to build a crematorium were thrown out.
All four crematoriums earmarked for Essington, Perton, Wergs and Four Crosses have been rejected by planners.
CARING Leanne Ashworth has raised more than 1,200 in memory of her bright spark nan by organising a musical variety show.
A high-profile campaign by the fire service has been launched in classrooms across south Staffordshire in a bid to build on a dramatic drop in deliberately lit small fires.
The future of four crematorium plans for Essington, Perton, Wergs and Cannock will be decided tonight.
An elderly man was rescued by a good Samaritan when a devastating blaze tore through his home in South Staffordshire.
A fire tore through the roof and first floor of a home in Wombourne.
Three of the four crematoria earmarked for Essington, Perton, Wergs and Four Crosses have been recommended for refusal by planning experts.
Barton United were forced to ring the changes for their trip to Leamington Hibernian, but will have been disappointed to return without a point after a brave effort.
Social workers to face five years in prison for failing to protect children from sexual abuse, warns CameronCommunity Care 3 Mar
Children’s social workers could face up to five years in prison for failing to protect children from sexual exploitation, the prime minister will announce today.
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Captain Ray’s news for this week can be found here…Captains News 29 Mar 15...
Hednesford Town’s fading play-off hopes took what could prove to be a fatal blow at Keys Park on Saturday as Rob Smith’s men, struggling for form and confidence, conceded a goal in each half to an Oxford City side who now very much look like...
Well done Sally for organising her first event and coping with the problems the weather and equipment threw at her with a smile, Ian .
Hednesford Town boss Rob Smith is determined his side will move on from the run of form that may cost them dear in the race for the Vanarama Conference North play-offs, culminating with last week’s disastrous second half showing against Tamworth...
TOM LEAK It was with mixed emotions that the U14s Jaguars said farewell to Captain Tom Leak after Sundays home game v Castle Juniors.
This weekend is our West Midland League event on Satnall & Shugborough.
The Club has organised FA Skills coaching during the Easter holidays at Long Lane There are 2 session for boys aged 8 to 11 on Wednesday 8th April.
STAFFORDSHIRE software plc eg solutions has recorded an impressive set of results, returning to profit and seeing revenue surge.
Stafford town centre has had more than its fair share of woes during the economic downturn.
By Noel Muscutt, a partner at Wolverhampton-based property consultancy Bulleys.
BIRMINGHAM-based developer St Modwen has bought an industrial estate in Great Wyrley, Staffordshire.
THE Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel suggests 2015 could be one of its most successful years yet.
A WEST Midlands based solicitors firm has opened its new office in Kinver High Street.
DRIVERS have until the end of this week to choose their preferred route for the proposed new link road between the M54 and the northbound carriageway of the M6.
Community Clear Up Day Mar2015...
Even more dumped blue bags of rubbish to layby Landfill site grows Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Keepers Lane, Codsall Report on FixMyStreet...
This spot seems to have become a regular dump - more rubbish there, today.
Hi Thank you for collecting rubbish so swiftly but I made a point of explaining that there was also a TV on the opposite side of the lay by.
Follow up sent to South Staffordshire District Council by Leo Wu on 18 March 2015 .
The West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit (WM ROCU) is a collaboration between the police forces of Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Mercia and Warwickshire to fight organised crime across the region.
Statement from Temporary Chief Constable Jane Sawyers in response to the determination of Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner on Operation KalmiaStaffordshire Police: Tamworth Borough 18 Mar
Temporary Chief Constable Jane Sawyers: “I welcome the determination the Police and Crime Commissioner has reached and remain grateful for the support family, friends and colleagues have given me during the investigation.
The National Police Counter Terrorism Network and partners have rolled out the next phase of an awareness raising campaign designed to reach out to families, to help prevent young people travelling to Syria.
Three men have been jailed for a total of 14 years after their plot to steal high value cars in the south of Staffordshire was foiled by police.
Staffordshire horse owners and equestrian businesses are being urged to increase vigilance after increased reports of tack thefts around the county.
Four serving prisoners will remain behind bars even longer – and two men are back in prison - after being sentenced for their involvement in disorder at HMP Oakwood.
Three men and one woman from the West Midlands were today (Monday, 16th February) jailed for conspiring to commit a series of armed cash in transit robberies in the Telford, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and West Midlands areas...
Its great to know whats going on this week as Holy week approaches.
Ahoy Officers of the Navy & Scoundrels of the Seas! An Armada will be sailing from Hamble Point near Southampton on 28th March 2015 and the President of PRT 1178 requests your assistance in manning the vessels to see off the invasion.
Coming up on Good Friday next week Betty’s Courtyard are hosting a fun day for charity.
I’m surprised there hasn’t been anything posted about this so I’ll kick things off.
490 new apprenticeships were started by people in South Staffordshire between August 2014 and January 2015 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed new figures showing 490 new apprenticeships were started by people in South ...
Programme of Events: Poker Night Does this event appeal to you? Would like to get involved? Why not come along and give it a try.
A full weekend of sport the like of which I haven’t since last summer or really remember in the pre-Sky TV days saw me off to the pub on Friday night for an old boys reunion to watch Wolves beat Derby 2-0.
…………Fragments of hand written notes come to me from my Aunt Mary about her early years in Stonnall and Walsall Wood, and married life in Lynn Lane, transcribed by my cousin Rosalind.
KinverOnline - Kinver Village Website Plans have been announced for what is believed to be the biggest musical event ever to be held in Kinver.
KinverOnline - Kinver Village Website Saturday shoppers and visitors in Kinver High Street are to be asked to spend a minute of their time to find out if they are suffering from one of the most critical – and treatable -medical conditions.
KinverOnline - Kinver Village Website When the ladies of Kinver W.
Look out for local Wombourne band Inspiration Drive.
The bottom end of the enclosure, including the former garden.
Employment figures locally and nationally hit a record high.
Programme of Events: Kicking Out Night (41 Club) Does this event appeal to you? Would like to get involved? Why not come along and give it a try.
The Chancellor announced The Budget in Parliament this week Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed today’s Budget as another step on the road to prosperity in South Staffordshire.
I am always on the lookout for great home ideas.
Last night I hosted a party for the family who have their Birthdays in February and also for my mother who will be 77 on Monday.
Programme of Events: Ladies Night Does this event appeal to you? Would like to get involved? Why not come along and give it a try.
The applications for entry on the Gt Wyrley Roll of Honour for Benjamin and George Henry Smith, 1917.
Having been temporarily chucked back together for AbRail, the Hall is just back from an extended spell in the paint shop having its paint job generally finished off and some weathering applied...
Post Office to be upgraded with longer opening hours Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the announcement that Wombourne Post Office on School Road will be modernised into one of the Post Offices new main style branches.
Its always this time of year that we start getting invites to parties in book-bags after school.
Where has the time gone! but also …where would we be without Coffee 212! This week they celebrate 12 months in our village and are inviting us to celebrate with them for a great evening out this Friday.
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