Companies in Walsall owe over £2 million in unpaid business rates while the council makes cuts in public services and care for vulnerable people, claim Walsall’s Labour Group.
Walsall people needing to contact the council’s housing benefit helpline for advice on the so-called bedroom tax can now do so without worrying about excessive phone bills
Labour party councillors and supporters dressed in pyjamas braved the freezing cold and snow to protest against the ‘bedroom tax’ which comes into affect this week.
A new agreement has been signed between the University of Wolverhampton and Walsall FC to provide fitness and psychological support to players.
A decision by Walsall Council not to grit any roads on Saturday 23rd March has been described by Walsall’s Labour Group as “bizarre”.
Hundreds of teenagers flocked to a Walsall careers roadshow where they got the chance to sign up for apprenticeships.
Walsall Council’s Labour Group believe over 4000 households in the Walsall area will be hit by ‘bedroom’ tax after Lib Dem and Tory councillors blocked their move to help the poorest families.
Teenagers across the Black Country are being urged to visit a series of free road shows promoting apprenticeships where they can sign up for work with good quality training.
Walsall’s Labour councillors have been told they cannot vote down over £13 million in cuts
Two nights of top-level boxing saw mixed fortunes for local contestants at Walsall Town Hall.
Walsall council’s flagship policy to help 550 young unemployed people find work has found apprenticeships for only 58 youngsters in its first year
Staff at a Black Country training company donned Santa hats and handed over hundreds of pounds worth of toys to Acorns Children’s Hospice.
Cllr Barbara Cassidy, Labour spokesperson for education, said the latest key stage two results showed the borough is continuing to fail children.
A popular little theatre in Bloxwich, Walsall is marking the second year since its’ re-opening with a special Christmas Open Mic Night this Friday 14th
Olympians Geraint Thomas and Steven Burke attended the Black Country University Technical College’s ‘Accelerate Live’ event last weekend, inspiring students to learn about science and engineering.
Walsall Council’s decision not to collect the ‘wrong sort of rubbish’ is a case of the authority forgetting who it is supposed to serve; Labour Councillor, Sean Coughlan, has warned.
A motion by Walsall Council Labour Group condemning cuts by the coalition government in the council tax and housing benefits has won the support of Conservative and Lib Dem councillors.
A protest was held yesterday evening by the Save Walsall’s Green Spaces and Countryside Services Facebook Group.
The newly formed Facebook Group “Save Walsall’s Green Spaces and Countryside Services” are organising a static protest
A charity which supports both current and former armed services personnel is planning to hold a festive fundraiser in the run-up to Christmas
Pupils were shown the works in a pioneering project aimed at making engineering come to life.
A new Facebook Group has been set up in response to local concerns for the future of Walsall’s Green Spaces and Countryside Services.
Labour councillors are demanding Walsall Council’s coalition cabinet spell out the consequences of the biggest round of cuts in the authority’s history.
Dave Woodhall on a trip to the Bescot.
The EDL visited Walsall on Saturday, with predictable consequences.
Police in Walsall have moved to reassure residents ahead of Saturday’s demonstration.
Walsall Labour have welcomed the support of the Conservative candidate for the role of deputy Police Commissioner
New sixth formers at Aldridge School got a taste of The Apprentice when they met one of Lord Sugar’s TV candidates, Paula Jones.
Official unemployment figures released today show that between July and August only six people found jobs in Walsall.
A councillor is demanding to know what has happened to almost £3 million in grants for new homes after it emerged only 17 houses were built