Monthly Archives: March 2011

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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Fire at Pelsall North Common

Express & Star covers  the story of the fire at Pelsall North Common http://ow.ly/4cJ3I

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Drainage work will prevent flooding at bowling green

Drainage work is taking place at Pelsall Community Centre to prevent flooding to the bowling green. Pelsall CA Bowling Club said rain water ran down the car park and down the steps to the bowling green, creating pools of water … Continue reading

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Action promised on dog fouling

A working group has been set up in Walsall to deal with dog fouling. It comes after a survey found that 41 per cent of respondents were concerned about the problem across the borough. The working group, launched by Walsall … Continue reading

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Barrier installed to prevent anti social behaviour

A swing barrier has been erected in Shelfield in an effort to stop anti social behaviour. It has been installed on a piece of open ground, formerly the railway track, which runs between homes in Leigh’s Road, Bridge Road and … Continue reading

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