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Archive for October 2012

Police granted dispersal order in Blakenall Heath and Leamore

Officers from the Blakenall neighbourhood policing team have been granted a dispersal order to help tackle anti-social behaviour in and around the area of Blakenall Heath and Leamore indicated on the map shown above. The order gives officers the power to move groups of two or more people suspected of causing anti-social behaviour from within the strictly defined … Continue reading

Things that go bump in the Borough…

  Over the centuries, creepy tales of ghosts and ghouls, legends of mystery and imagination, and fragments of ancient folklore become inextricably intertwined with the history of every town, and whatever you believe about the origins of ghost stories, these old legends are firm favourites with those who like to tell tall tales by the … Continue reading

Writers’ Circle award presented to Bloxwich Telegraph editor

On Thursday 11 October, Walsall Writers’ Circle awarded their prestigious Norrey Ford Cup to member Stuart Williams for his writing over the last year. A noted photographer and regular contributor to the local newspapers for more than a decade with his articles of historic interest, Stuart has also written several local history books, the latest … Continue reading

Walsall Labour councillors demand budget details

Local Labour Party councillors are calling for Walsall Council’s coalition cabinet to spell out the consequences of the biggest round of cuts in the borough’s history. The call comes as the council announced a consultation on government plans to cut £70 million over four years from Walsall Council’s budget which will lead to the dismemberment of frontline … Continue reading

Walsall Mayor encourages support for Poppy Appeal

In advance of this year’s Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday commemorations, Walsall’s Mayor is encouraging the borough’s residents, shoppers, businesses and schoolchildren to show their support for this year’s Poppy Appeal. Councillor Dennis Anson has indicated that poppies are now on sale at Walsall Council House as well as a host of other council premises. … Continue reading

Leamore college shortlisted for national award

Leamore’s popular adult education institution, Walsall Adult & Community College, will find out whether it will receive another accolade next week after being shortlisted for a national award. The college, which provides hundreds of learning opportunities to over 8,000 students each year, is one of sixty-nine organisations that have been nominated for a Green Gown … Continue reading

Fang-tastic theatre dinner now booking for Halloween!

Fancy a bite out this Halloween? Fearful favourites Victorian specialist theatre company “Don’t Go into the Cellar!” are bringing a Halloween horror show that’s good enough to eat to The Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham this October 31st. Fright Bites will be hosted by Countess Dracula, and is a theatre-dinner event where audiences can enjoy … Continue reading

Rock Halloween in Bloxwich with Red Venice this Saturday!

Horribly good heavy rock and metal covers band Red Venice will be blowing the roof off in Halloween style at Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre this Saturday 27 October. And gig-goers are welcome to turn up turned out dressed in their spooky best for the frighteningly fantastic rock-fest at the popular venue in Elmore Row, Bloxwich. The band … Continue reading

Lively night in prospect at new Walsall market tomorrow

A free lantern making workshop is the latest attraction as part of a new event to bring a new shopping experience to Walsall. A total of 55 stalls have now been booked for the event in and around The Bridge & Park Street in Walsall on Thursday October 25 starting at 5pm. CRAFTS AND COOKING … Continue reading

Leamore away to Wembley!

Pupils, parents and staff from Leamore Primary School enjoyed an evening at Wembley to watch the international football match between England and San Marino on 12 October.

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