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Pelsall man praises apprentice scheme for turning his life around

A Pelsall man has told how an apprenticeship scheme has given him the break he needed. Adam Duckhouse, who is 24, said after a difficult childhood, which led to suicidal thoughts as a teenager, the apprenticeship scheme through Walsall Works … Continue reading

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Wildlife champions needed in Pelsall

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Don Goodman to be guest at sportsman’s evening

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Councillor assures residents after bridge approval

Pelsall councillors say safeguards have been put in place for local residents, following the approval of the building of a replacement bridge alongside York’s Bridge. Coun Garry Perry made the statement after Walsall Council’s planning committee approved the scheme in … Continue reading

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Pelsall man is 500th apprentice at Walsall Works

A Pelsall man has become the 500th apprentice at Walsall Council’s apprenticeship scheme. Former Shelfield Academy pupil Chris Winter, aged 22, has begun an engineering and manufacturing apprenticeship with training provider In-Comm. “I’d left school and began labouring on a … Continue reading

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Santa’s early visit to Pelsall this weekend

Father Christmas is making an early visit to Pelsall this weekend. Pelsall Carnival’s annual sleigh ride takes place this weekend on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14. Here is his schedule (weather permitting): Friday 6-9pm Heath End, St Michael’s … Continue reading

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Service of thanksgiving for Nelson Mandela

A service of thanksgiving for Nelson Mandela is being held at Pelsall Methodist Church on Saturday. The service will be led by Rev Molly Chitokwindo at the Chapel Street church on Saturday, December 14 at 2pm.  It will last for … Continue reading

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St Michael’s School to perform Joseph

Junior pupils at St Michael’s School are preparing for their most ambitious performance yet: the full version of Joseph. This year, staff decided to stage the full version of a musical and not a children’s one. Every child from years … Continue reading

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St Giles Hospice to benefit from village festive fair

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LGBT panto to be staged in Pelsall

An adult-only pantomime is to be performed in Pelsall by a new Walsall-based LGBT group.  BENT productions, an amateur based LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transsexual) theatre group, has written their own pantomime titled A-Lad’in Tights. The pantomime is the … Continue reading

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