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Archive for March 2011

Heavy Metal’s coming home!

Disarm Goliath at The Slade Rooms, 2010 (Pic: Stuart Williams) Great news for rock music fans across Bloxwich and Walsall – home-grown heavy metal’s returning to a major Bloxwich venue for the first time since the great days of Bloxwich Baths and the school circuit! And hair-raising local headbangers DISARM GOLIATH with members from Pelsall and beyond … Continue reading

Blaze ravages historic Leamore pub

Black Horse burning: emergency services surround the scene of the blaze (Pic courtesy Craig Smith) Emergency services were called to an historic pub in Leamore, near Bloxwich, on Wednesday evening when a blaze was reported. From around 6pm for about two hours, the centre of Leamore was sealed off by police cars, and buses to … Continue reading

Stacey seals Stan Ball Centre sale success

Willenhall Carnival Queen Stacey Senior (left) and Deb Brownlee of the Stan Ball Centre (Pix: Stuart Williams) Yesterday saw the first ever Sunday Table Top Sale at The Stan Ball Centre in Bloxwich, and the undoubted success of the event was sealed by a visit from the lovely Stacey Senior.  Stacey  travelled across the borough … Continue reading

World Book Night success at Bloxwich Library

Stuart Williams ready to read and give away books at Bloxwich Library (Pic by Steve Mohammed) Saurday night was World Book Night, which amazingly not only took over BBC2 for much of the evening but also saw 20,000 people giving away a million favourite books throughout the evening and across the UK and Ireland. And … Continue reading

New mobile libraries launched at Bloxwich

Mayor Gary Clarke cuts the ribbon while Cllr Harris and Sue Grainger look on (Pix by Stuart Williams)  Walsall residents unable to get to a library are already beginning to benefit from two new specialist mobile libraries. The new state-of-the-art vehicles were raring to go following their official unveiling on Friday 4 March 2011 at … Continue reading

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