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Gavin visits St Anthony’s Care Home in Wombourne 

24 Mar

Gavin visits St Anthony's Care Home in Wombourne Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:26 Friday, 24 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited St Anthony’s Care Home in Wombourne last week.


Gavin addresses Landywood commuter concerns with National Rail 

20 Mar

Gavin addresses Landywood commuter concerns with National Rail Mon, 20/03/2017 - 16:31 Monday, 20 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, met with representatives from Network Rail to address concerns of Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay...


Sheffield Utd 2:1 Charlton Athletic 

19 Mar

Mr Five Pints invited me up to Sheffield this weekend so of course we went to Bramall Lane to watch Blades beat a competent Latics side 2-1.


Gavin visits Wheatsheaf Pub with Greene King 

17 Mar

Gavin visits Wheatsheaf Pub with Greene King Fri, 17/03/2017 - 16:11 Friday, 17 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the Wheatsheaf Pub on Walsall Road, Great Wyrley, to meet their team and customers.


Gavin welcomes lowest unemployment figures since 2005 

16 Mar

Gavin welcomes lowest unemployment figures since 2005 Thu, 16/03/2017 - 15:59 Thursday, 16 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the news that the UK unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 12 years, ...


Gavin supports Dog Theft Awareness Day 

16 Mar

Gavin supports Dog Theft Awareness Day Thu, 16/03/2017 - 15:49 Thursday, 16 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended a parliamentary event raising awareness for stolen and missing pets.


Gavin supports Fairtrade event at St Mary and St Chad’s Church 

15 Mar

Gavin supports Fairtrade event at St Mary and St Chad's Church Wed, 15/03/2017 - 11:13 Wednesday, 15 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire attended a ‘Big Brew’ event at St Mary and St Chad’s Church, Brewood in support of ...


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat Production at Ounsdale 

13 Mar

The students at Ounsdale High School have been working very hard rehearsing and proparing for their new show “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat”.


Gavin attends Cheslyn Hay Boys’ Brigade coffee morning 

9 Mar

Gavin attends Cheslyn Hay Boys' Brigade coffee morning Thu, 09/03/2017 - 16:13 Thursday, 9 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended a coffee morning with members of Cheslyn Hay Boys’ Brigade at Salem Church, Cheslyn Hay.


Gavin joins Friends of Essington for Great British Spring Clean 

8 Mar

Gavin joins Friends of Essington for Great British Spring Clean Wed, 08/03/2017 - 14:27 Wednesday, 8 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, joined Friends of Essington to take part in the nationwide Great British Spring Clean event...


Walsall 1:0 Chesterfield 

8 Mar

What else would you do on a rainy cold night in March than go and watch some football as a mid-week treat? Well, Walsall served up some nice football and although they only won 1-0, it was a game they dominated.


How to Fix the Potholes in Wombourne? 

7 Mar

If you driven more than a few yards in Wombourne recently, you’ll have spotted potholes everywhere.


New Opportunity for Teachers in Wombourne? 

5 Mar

We always celebrate new business and ventures in Wombourne.


Gavin welcomes rejection of second round of DX proposals 

1 Mar

Gavin welcomes rejection of second round of DX proposals Wed, 01/03/2017 - 14:04 Wednesday, 1 March, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the news that following a meeting of the Council on Tuesday evening that a second ...


Winston Churchill The Wilderness Years by Sir Martin Gilbert 

26 Feb

This book is one I do enjoy reading it especially as it’s more or less the script for the TV series made in the early 80’s.


Row Z 

26 Feb

And that’s where we were! In the proverbial Row Z in the Steve Bull Stand to watch Wolverhampton Wanderers lose to The Blues 1-2 .


Gavin visits Vanbrugh Construction 

24 Feb

Gavin visits Vanbrugh Construction Fri, 24/02/2017 - 14:39 Friday, 24 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Vanbrugh Construction in Wolverhampton last week to hear about their modular housing system and view their show...


Gavin quizzed by Featherstone Academy pupils 

23 Feb

Gavin quizzed by Featherstone Academy pupils Thu, 23/02/2017 - 13:45 Thursday, 23 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Featherstone Academy last week to take part in a school assembly and Q&A session with school ...


Charity Race Night 11th March 

23 Feb

Wombourne resident Jo Payne will be running both the Brighton and London marathons in April, in aid of Alzheimer’s Research.


Gavin visits St Bernadette’s Primary School 

22 Feb

Gavin visits St Bernadette's Primary School Wed, 22/02/2017 - 13:27 Monday, 20 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited St Bernadette’s Primary School in Wombourne last week to meet pupils who are coming to Westminster ...


Gavin judges bake-off at Cheslyn Hay Primary School 

22 Feb

Gavin judges bake-off at Cheslyn Hay Primary School Wed, 22/02/2017 - 13:25 Wednesday, 22 February, 2017 Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited students and teachers at Cheslyn Hay Primary School last week.


Basque Pork – Essington style. 

20 Feb

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 

17 Feb

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 

16 Feb

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 

15 Feb

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 

14 Feb

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 ...


Winner of the Best Place to Eat in Wombourne 

14 Feb

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 

13 Feb

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 ...


Annual rent review- your questions answered 

13 Feb

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.


Music and beer 

13 Feb

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 ...


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