Staffordshire news and blogs Monday 26 February 2018
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Gavin welcomes reopening of Kinver Post Office 

22 Feb

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is pleased that residents will have access to a local post office.

Gavin officially opens Coven Park gym 

20 Feb

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, joined residents at the opening event...

Commemorative Bench 

20 Feb

Autumn 2017 Mr.


19 Feb

Back to work today and a bit knackered as I’ve spent the weekend mostly shifting wood around which involved sorting the shed out.

Ambitious plans for i54 South Staffordshire Expansion to go on show 

15 Feb

We all recognise the importance of creating more better paid jobs and growing our economy for the benefit of everyone living in Staffordshire.

The Bleak Mid-Winter 

12 Feb

I do find the middle of February a mental struggle.

Gavin visits Rodbaston Animal Zone 

7 Feb

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the college which is currently home to over 70 owls.

Dirty tricks strikes the Essington by-election 

6 Feb

Who would have thought that local politics could raise such passion in the small village of Essington! But of course you know the answer to that is true – by it’s very nature, politics is very local and none more so than here.

A Hectic weekend 

29 Jan

January is usually pretty dull but lately, people are using Burns Night as an excuse to carry on Christmas and so it was for me as a guest of Essington Rugby Club on Friday night.

Bomber Offensive by Bomber Harris 

25 Jan

You can get this book online in paperback but I found a 1947 hardback in a shop in Hampshire.

Gavin officially opens new Science Laboratory 

24 Jan

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, joined staff and pupils at Brewood CE Middle School The school’s science lab has recently undergone a £60,000 makeover.

New MMA Centre opening in Wombourne 

24 Jan

The Jet Singh Trust (JST) is excited to announce the unveiling of their state-of-the art not-for-profit Martial Arts Centre in the heart of Wombourne.

G2 at the Robin 

21 Jan

An odd thing occurred to me whilst watching this tribute band : are we actually watching some sort of museum artefact? My thoughts are that Genesis no longer perform and the music from this era is generally derided by most of the population so as in ...

Gavin opens The Courtyard Wombourne 

18 Jan

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, officially opened the restaurant which is now under new ownership The Courtyard Wombourne is owned by Louise and Simon Ward, a couple with over 25 years hospitality experience.

Gavin meets with South Staffordshire Police 

18 Jan

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, met with representatives from the Parish Council, County Council and Police Force.

Darkest Hour 

17 Jan

I skived off with the Godson over a long lunch to see this film as otherwise I would have missed the opportunity to see it.

Hello world! 

16 Jan

Welcome to WordPress.

Double Dog Down 

15 Jan

Strange events abounded this weekend as the neighbours beloved Alsatian snuffed it with cancer which was a shame as it really was pet rescue project that eventually ended up in tragedy.

Gavin visits Edge Menswear 

15 Jan

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the store which has recently opened in the centre of Codsall.

Lorenz by Capt. Jerry Roberts 

7 Jan

This is a book written by one of Britain’s wartime elite cryptographers, Captain Jerry Roberts who working in “The Testery” at Bletchley Park .

Snowbound sleigh’s £5,000 takes Rotary Club’s recent charity collections total to £15,000 

6 Jan

Despite being hit by the pre Christmas deluge of snow which forced the cancellation of four nights Santa tours, Kinver Rotary Clubs Christmas sleigh raised more than 5,000 for needy causes in Kinver, Wollaston, Enville and Wall Heath.

Gavin celebrates reopening of The Elms Pub 

4 Jan

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, recently celebrated the reopening of the Elms Pub in Shareshill.

Gavin urges Lloyds Banking Group to reconsider Codsall branch closure 

2 Jan

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is deeply concerned that residents will be disadvantaged as a result of planned closures Lloyds bank, based in the heart of Codsall, has been a vital part of the village for 80 years.

Walsall 1:2 Rotherham Utd 

1 Jan

First game of the season for me and this because of all the problems with the family etc.

2017 – a bit of an improvement 

31 Dec

Compared with last year , 2017 was basically a repeat year but the family weren’t so bad to start of with, despite my Dad getting Bladder Cancer ruining things later.

Star Wars 8 

31 Dec

As part of the Christmas activities, the family and me went along to the Telford iMax to see SW8 – The Last Jedi and I have to say I was mightily disappointed.

Gavin visits Sunnyside Kennels 

19 Dec

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the kennels in Coven.


18 Dec

The trouble with December is that amongst all the Christmas chicanery, there is inevitably an element of sickness as diseased and infected people get together with the healthy ones to create the usual winter flu epidemic.

Gavin switches on Coven Christmas Lights 

12 Dec

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, recently joined residents at the festive event After forming as a group two years ago, the Coven Light Committee has worked tremendously hard this year to organise the Christmas light switch-on in the ...

A busy November 

11 Dec

I’ve been neglecting my blog for while now but I haven’y given up on it as it’s a great place to record what you’ve been up to.

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