Monthly Archives: March 2011

New centre for Pelsall approved

The new health centre, library and children’s centre has been signed off, according to Councillor Marco Longhi: https://marcolonghi.wordpress.com/2011/03/31/pelsall-new-combined-facility-formally-and-finally-signed-off/

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New website for Ryders Hayes School

Ryders Hayes School has unveiled a new website: http://www.ryders-hayes.co.uk/ The new-look website has been created to celebrate its new status as an academy school from tomorrow (April 1). Ryders Hayes pupils are planning to celebrate the change of status with … Continue reading

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Rare great crested newts found on North Common

Rare great crested newts have been found at Pelsall North Common. The newts, which have distinctive bright orange bellies with dark spots, were found at the nature reserve during a night-time survey last week. Walsall Council’s countryside services team was … Continue reading

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Have your say on life in Pelsall

Pelsall residents have the chance to voice their opinions on community services today. The “Time To Tell Us” initiative is being run jointly by Walsall area partnership, Councillor Garry Perry and the Methodist Church. It includes West Midlands Police, the … Continue reading

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Polling cards to be sent out soon

Walsall Council has published the official notice of local elections and the national Alternative Vote referendum that will take place on Thursday, May 5, 2011. Combined poll cards will now start going out to the residents for the elections. If … Continue reading

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Anti-social behaviour under discussion tonight

Anti-social behaviour will be the main topic for discussion at the community meeting for residents living in Pelsall, Shelfield, Brownhills and Rushall tonight. The meeting takes place at 6pm on Monday, March 21, 2011, at Brownhills Community Association, Deakin Avenue. Local councillors … Continue reading

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Shelfield Academy’s flash mob for Comic Relief

Shelfield Academy flash mob for Comic Relief: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JMmf3wqj_w

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Ryders Hayes to become an academy

Ryders Hayes School is set to become an academy on April 1, 2011. Following Ofsted’s outstanding judgment, the school, in Gilpin Crescent, was invited to apply for academy conversion by the Secretary of State for Education. Headteacher, Joanne Speller said: … Continue reading

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Shelfield Academy student wins UK Youth Parliament seat

A student from Shelfield Academy has been elected to the UK Youth Parliament. Alex Lemord, aged 15, is joining 16-year-old Trevor Taderera from St Thomas More School as a Member of Youth Parliament (MYP), following an election that saw 13,615 … Continue reading

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Village Cafe’s Comic Relief week

The Village Cafe is fundraising for Comic Relief this week. Diners will be offered the chance to donate to the cause, and ten per cent  of the cafe’s total takings on Monday, March 14 will be donated to Comic Relief.

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