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Urgent Dental Treatment over Christmas

Residents in Walsall who do not have a regular NHS dentist are being reminded where to go if they need urgent dental treatment over the festive period. The Dental Access Centre, which is based in Blakenall Village Centre, will be open between 8.30am and 12 noon on weekends and bank holidays including Christmas Day, Boxing Day … Continue reading

Reflections of Old Walsall launches on Thursday!

Bloxwich Telegraph editor Stuart Williams’ latest book for Walsall Local History Centre has just been published and will be on sale from this week – with a special launch event taking place at Walsall Museum on Thursday 6th December (details below), and just in time for Christmas. Reflections of Old Walsall  – subtitled ‘Local history … Continue reading

SSAFA forces charity Christmas concert this Saturday

A hard-working charity which supports both current and former armed services personnel is all set to hold a festive fundraiser tomorrow (Saturday) and is inviting kind-hearted people to join them for an enjoyable night out. The very active West Midlands North Branch (Walsall District) of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help, … Continue reading

EDITORIAL Forever autumn: what future for our green spaces?

The summer sun is fading as the year grows old And darker days are drawing near The winter winds will be much colder Now you’re not here Today is Sunday, and the weather, surprisingly given conditions of late, was lovely, crisp, clear and sunny, with a sparkling light fit to shine deep into our souls. … Continue reading

Countryside cuts protesters lobby Walsall Council meeting

A successful protest was held outside Walsall Council House this evening by the Save Walsall’s Green Spaces and Countryside Services Group, who lobbied Councillors as they arrived for a scheduled Full Council meeting. The Group, recently formed on Facebook by concerned local residents to celebrate, support and protect Walsall’s green spaces, which are under threat from … Continue reading

Chance to discover more about your family tree at Walsall centre

Have you been researching your family and want to find more sources in which they may be recorded? If so, or if you just want to find out more about where to look for family members, then Walsall Local History Centre has a workshop coming up which will be just right for you.

Armed forces support charity organises festive fundraiser

A charity which supports both current and former armed services personnel is planning to hold a festive fundraiser in the run-up to Christmas, and is inviting kind-hearted local people to join them for an enjoyable night out next month. The very active West Midlands North Branch (Walsall District) of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families … 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

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

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