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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. The food bank issues emergency food parcels to 12 families every week but is now running low or has … Continue reading

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Pelsall Youth Voice campaign begins

Young people are urging urged Walsall Council to think again about its plans to close down Pelsall Youth Club. Pelsall Youth Voice was launched at the weekend, following reports that the youth club would be one of ten across the borough … Continue reading

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Pelsall Youth Centre users plan campaign to save facility

A group of young people is planning to launch a campaign to save Pelsall’s Youth Centre following reports that it is one of ten centres earmarked for closure. Councillor Garry Perry said users of the centre were prepared to look … Continue reading

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Lib Dem candidate announced for general election

History teacher Ian Garrett has been selected by the Liberal Democrats to fight the Aldridge-Brownhills seat in May’s general election. Garrett is head of history at St Francis of Assisi School in Aldridge and has served as a local councillor. … Continue reading

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Open day at Pelsall Hall

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Pelsall Villa FC ‘in danger of collapse’

Pelsall Villa Football Club is facing collapse unless it can find new committee members to take charge, it has been warned. Committee member Mark Bentley said unless new volunteers could be found soon to help with the running of the … Continue reading

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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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