Controversial plans for a £36 million DX Freight distribution centre on green belt land in Essington are poised for approval despite fierce opposition.
Troubled prisons will take on an extra 50 recruits as part of a drive to cut down on ‘unacceptable’ violence.
It’s not everyday that a humble village church has a full 32-piece symphony orchestra.
The National Trust has objected to controversial plans for a link road in South Staffordshire.
Staffordshire University says it is “committed to the provision of Higher Education” in Lichfield.
A road has been blocked by flytippers in Kinver.
Shocking footage showing two prisoners in a ‘fight club’ style boxing match at a prison has emerged online sparked concern from community leaders today.
A woman has been freed from her car vehicle following an accident near a hospital this afternoon.
This shocking footage shows the moment prisoners brawled behind bars at HMP Featherstone.
One person has been taken to hospital and around ten people were evacuated following a fire at a block of flats.
Firefighters are dealing with a flat fire tonight.
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.
More South Staffordshire news
The final details for the Chillington Colour Coded on Sunday 5th March are now available.
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.
Our U11s Lazers Boys and U10s Pumas girls have a couple of spaces abvailable for new players.
The club’s Public Liability Insurance document is attached.
Hednesford Town Football Club can confirm that the loan of young defender Callum Roberts has today been extended.
It was a five-star performance from Hednesford Town as they overcame a hapless Skelmersdale United to record a comfortable victory at Keys Park.
Hednesford Town Football Club are pleased to announce that experienced defender Nat Brown has today joined on loan for a month from Boston United.
Drivers using the M6 in Birmingham have been warned of long delays on the southbound carriageway following an accident between a car and a lorry.
Birminghams biggest residential conferencing venue, Conference Aston, has promoted its senior sous chef to head chef.
Staffordshire back office software supplier eg solutions has continued to cheer investors with the announcement of a new contract win.
Investors have responded favourably to an announcement from a West Midlands software firm of record second half growth.
A Black Country financial services business has been acquired in a £4m deal part-advised in the area.
New report says construction sector is set to boom over the next five years on the back of projects such as HS2 and works to M6 motorway...
Councillors and highways chiefs have agreed the new design for the £64.5m scheme to improve at busy junction of the M6 in the Black Country.
Large amount of garden waste dumped by carbboot entrance Culprits returned and dumped more partially blocking lane on Valentine's Day .
Graffiti has started appearing on a lot of the virgin boxes on the estate also on some of the pavements., 15th FebruaryFixMyStreet: South Staffs 15 Feb
Graffiti has started appearing on the virgin boxes dog foul bins and pavements around Featherstone.
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to Gareth Elton on 8 February 2017 .
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to Jenny Pennington on 7 February 2017 .
Response by South Staffordshire District Council to Vicky Hughes on 7 February 2017 .
Many tyres dumped on the railway walk by bridge Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Langley Road, Lower Penn Report on FixMyStreet...
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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.
I’m not a foodie but I do like cooking and of course eating the results.
Gavin continues to push for access to Mobile Breast Screening Unit Fri, 17/02/2017 - 14:58 Friday, 17 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, met with representatives from NHS England to discuss the option of mobilising a Breast ...
Gavin welcomes record high employment figures Thu, 16/02/2017 - 09:45 Thursday, 16 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the news that employment across the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, and ...
Gavin opens refurbished Coven Memorial Hall entrance and car park Wed, 15/02/2017 - 11:45 Wednesday, 15 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Coven Memorial Hall last week to officially open their refurbished main ...
Gavin calls for increased train capacity after public consultation Tue, 14/02/2017 - 13:42 Tuesday, 14 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has urged London Midland and the Department for Transport to look into increasing ...
We recently asked the readers of Wombourne Online and the Facebook page for Wombourne “where if your favourite place to eat in Wombourne”.
Gavin calls on Secretary of State to call in crematorium plans Mon, 13/02/2017 - 16:18 Monday, 13 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has called on the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to call in a ...
Date: Mon, 2017-02-13 13:40 Description: This page provides information about the annual rent changes for all South Staffordshire (SSHA) residents 2016 to 2020.
I was pleased to attend Looking Back’s gig at the rugby club on Friday night although the John Smith’s gave me a dull headache on the Saturday but the band played really well – best gig to date! Despite the bad weather and the aforesaid ...
I suspect that 99% of the population wouldn’t have heard of Sir Henry Tizard but this was probably the most influential scientist in the UK in the period 1925-1955, the chap that pushed through radar and also the jet engine and nuclear research we ...
Gavin debates with St Nicholas' pupils Thu, 09/02/2017 - 16:08 Thursday, 9 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited St Nicholas’ First School in Codsall, last week, to host a lesson for year 4 pupils.
Gavin visits Highgate Common Thu, 09/02/2017 - 11:26 Thursday, 9 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the county’s largest nature conservation charity, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, to one of its flagship reserves on...
Gavin visits Havergal Primary School Mon, 06/02/2017 - 09:29 Monday, 6 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited pupils at Havergal Primary School in Shareshill last week to take lead an assembly on what it is like to be a ...
Concluding last week’s work, after treating the mould on the ceiling, this week was all about repainting the ceiling in the bathroom and what an awkward job that is! Having to navigate round the shower installation with the paintbrush, covering up ...
What a boring weekend! Yes the curse of DIY broke out this weekend as I had to “re-do” the silicon seal around the shower tray and also sort out the mould in the bathroom.
Gavin welcomes Aviva Community Funding Mon, 30/01/2017 - 16:08 Monday, 30 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed funding from the Aviva Community Fund that will go towards support two community projects.
Gavin views progress of Brewood Bowling Club Thu, 26/01/2017 - 14:00 Thursday, 26 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the site of Brewood Bowling Club last week to see the progress that has been made with building work.
Gavin congratulates Christmas Card winner Wed, 25/01/2017 - 15:14 Wednesday, 25 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, congratulated the winner of his Christmas card competition, year 5 student Amelie Moseley at the Corbett ...
Gavin welcomes Government's Industrial Strategy Tue, 24/01/2017 - 14:58 Tuesday, 24 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed a green paper on a new modern Industrial Strategy which will support businesses in the West ...
Gavin meets NatWest to hear about Business Growth Enabler scheme Tue, 24/01/2017 - 11:54 Tuesday, 24 January, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, met with representatives from NatWest bank to discuss how the bank is supporting small ...
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 ...
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