Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pelsall celebrates wedding in royal style

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Pelsall residents celebrated the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton yesterday (April 29) with parties for family and friends. Here is just a small selection of photos from the day. Please feel free to send in more, if you … Continue reading

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Library to close on May 9

Pelsall library is to close temporarily from Monday, May 9, 2011, and will re-open at the former neighbourhood offices on Norton Road on May 24, 2011. The site will be used for the new health, library and children’s centre. http://www.walsall.gov.uk/index/leisure_and_culture/libraries/library_locations/pelsall_library.htmContinue reading

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St Michael’s School celebrates royal wedding

The pupils of St Michael’s CE School in Pelsall have enjoyed a right royal knees-up to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. Parents made party food and teachers decorated the school hall in patriotic red, white and … Continue reading

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Local Elections 2011

Elections take place across Walsall on May 5, 2011. Here are the candidates for Pelsall and Rushall-Shelfield: Pelsall Ward SURNAME,OTHER NAMES IN FULL 2. HOME ADDRESS 3. DESCRIPTION (if any) Balgobin Shirley Gwendoline 279 Lichfield Road, Rushall, Walsall, WS4 1EB … Continue reading

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Play about bogus callers to be staged in Shelfield

A drama company is staging a play about bogus callers at Shelfield Academy. Housing provider whg and Walsall Partnership is bringing Solomon Associates to Shelfield Community Academy for two community performances of ‘Trickster’ on 4 May 2011. The musical, which … Continue reading

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Local author to visit Pelsall library

Walsall author Mick Power is to visit Pelsall Library next month to talk about his new book, Podger’s Farm. The book describes Mick’s childhood on a small urban farm in Pleck, from the mid 1930s up until 1950, which was … Continue reading

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Footpath improvements in Shelfield Park

Footpaths improvements across Shelfield Park have been completed. The £40,000 new footpath has been constructed from the Parkstone Close entrance of the park, linking to Brook Meadow Road and another new path has been created to link the Parkstone Close entrance to … Continue reading

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Village butcher takes top prize for pasty

Congratulations to S Turners Butchers in Pelsall, which took a top prize at the Butchers’ and Bakers’ Fair in Newbury, Berkshire. It won the “cold-eating individual meat pasties” category at the event on Sunday, April 10, 2011. More details

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CCTV footage of suspected shoplifter

Police have released a photo of a man wanted in connection with a theft from the Co-op store in Pelsall. The theft happened at the High Street store on Saturday 19 March at about 4pm when the man pictured in … Continue reading

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Easter eggs donated by school pupils

Pupils, parents and staff at Ryders Hayes School have donated 370 Easter eggs to Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Sandwell Young Carers. The house captains at the academy school sent out a plea to all pupils and staff to spare one of … Continue reading

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