Partial road closure for water works

Walsall Advertiser reports on seven weeks of a partial road closure along Lichfield Road – see here for details.

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St Michael’s Church activities -summer timetable


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Volunteers needed for this week’s Big Spring Clean

The Big Spring Clean is set to continue this week in Walsall – and volunteers are being asked to help in Pelsall.

The second half of the six-week project will see local groups, residents and Walsall Council come together to improve the area by litter picking and undertaking general tidy ups.

Monday , June 8

2pm – volunteers to meet at the junction of Ashtree Road and High Street, Pelsall, for a two-hour clean-up session.

Tuesday, June 9

10am – volunteers will meet at High Heath Park, High Heath for a two-hour litter pick.

2pm – meet at the junction of Woodbridge Close and New Street, Shelfield, for a two-hour clean up of the area.

Friday, June 12

10am – meet at Trevor Road at the junction with Wood Lane, Pelsall, for a two-hour litter pick.

Councillor Khizar Hussain Portfolio Holder for Community, Leisure and Culture stated: “We are aiming to keep up the momentum during the coming weeks and would ask for anyone who has an hour to spare to come along and help to improve health and wellbeing in the community.”

Anyone interested in taking part should contact Laura Terry, Area Manager – Brownhills, Pelsall, Rushall – Shelfield Area Partnership on 01922 653705 or email

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Food bank plea as some provisions run out

Walsall North Foodbank, which is based at Pelsall Methodist Church, has issued a plea for some items that are running out.trussell trust

The food bank issues emergency food parcels to 12 families every week but is now running low or has run out of on a number of items.

It has asked for donations of:

  • Long-life milk
  • Long-life fruit juice
  • Sugar (500g and 1kg packs)
  • Biscuits (small and medium packets)
  • Teabags

The food bank, which is operated by trained volunteers from the church in Chapel Street, operates on Tuesdays 11am-1pm and Fridays 1-3pm, and is run in line with guidelines from The Trussell Trust.

People in need are referred to the food bank from agencies such as children’s centres, social services or their family GP, and they can collect a bag of provisions twice in a week, up to three times.

Each foodbox contains a minimum of three days’ worth of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food, including milk (UHT or powdered), sugar, cartons of fruit juice, soup, pasta sauces, tinned puddings, rice, pasta, tea bags, coffee, tinned meat and fish, and snack bars.

People who attend can also get advice from the volunteers about benefits they may be entitled to.

If you would like to help or donate food items, telephone 07582 869895 or email:

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Evening of Music

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Managers and players needed for new Pelsall Villa Colts’ girls’ team


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Teddy bears sought for parachute jump

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