Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Pelsall councillor loses out in parliamentary seat selection

Pelsall councillor Marco Longhi has lost his bid to be the Conservative parliamentary candidate for the Aldridge-Brownhills constituency. At a selection meeting last night, the Conservative association chose Conservative Party vice-chairman Wendy Morton to fight Sir Richard Shepherd’s seat. Four candidates … Continue reading

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Relatives of Pelsall pensioner sought by council officials

Walsall Council officials are seeking relatives of a pensioner who died at his Pelsall home just before Christmas. Mr Geoffrey Alan Sleigh (pronounced Slee), was known as Alan and had worked as a painter and decorator. The 78-year-old was found … Continue reading

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D-Day for Pelsall councillor’s parliamentary hopes

Pelsall councillor Marco Longhi could find out tonight (January 22) if he is the next Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate (PPC) for Aldridge-Brownhills. Coun Longhi, who has represented Pelsall ward since 1999, is one of four shortlisted candidates who will go through … Continue reading

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Resurfacing work starts on High Street

A £150,000 scheme to replace damaged kerbs, footpaths and carriageway resurfacing along Pelsall High Street has begun. The work, which is  expected to take 6 weeks to complete, is being undertaken by Walsall Council’s highways partner Lafarge Tarmac. It will initially … Continue reading

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Did you know Charlie Harrison?

Can anyone help Pam Smith? She has emailed with the following: My name is Pam Smith . I live in Australia and I am trying to locate some information or a picture of Charlie Harrison who was born in Walsall. … Continue reading

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