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See what's on in Wolverhampton. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.​

Goldfish wears a special lifejacket to help him swim the right way up

A GOLDFISH wears a special lifejacket to help him swim the right way up. He has an untreatable disorder which affects buoyancy and led him to live upside down at the bottom of his tank. Stacey O’Shea, 41, of Wolverhampton, made the lifejacket using plastic tubing and polystyrene. Stacey runs The Garden Sanctuary from her […] The Sun Wolverhampton …

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  • West Midlands mayoral race rests on post-Covid recovery
    by Jessica Murray on March 22, 2021 at 12:50 pm

    Race hots up as rivals spell out vision for region, one of the worst affected by the pandemic in the UK Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The people of the West Midlands have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic worse than most – the region suffered the biggest fall in GDP during the first wave, has some of the highest unemployment rates in the UK after the loss of more than 100,000 jobs, and the third highest Covid death rate in England – despite Birmingham […]

  • Millions more face toughest tier 4 Covid rules in England
    by Josh Halliday and Helen Pidd on December 30, 2020 at 2:01 pm

    Further restrictions expected from New Year’s Eve after variant fuels record rise in cases Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Millions more people in England are expected be placed under stay-at-home orders from New Year’s Eve, after the new variant of Covid-19 helped fuel a record rise in infections across the country. The health secretary, Matt Hancock, will announce further restrictions for large swaths of England later on Wednesday, with many areas […]

  • Islington records UK's highest house price growth of 2020 at 13.4%
    by Rupert Neate on December 29, 2020 at 1:01 am

    London boroughs take nine of top 20 places, with Leeds and Wolverhampton second and third Islington in north London has shown the fastest house price growth over 2020, with the average property rising 13.4% to £727,922, according to the estate agent Halifax. At the other end of the table, the price of an average home in Paisley, west of Glasgow, declined by 1.7% to £138,036. Continue reading...

  • 'It's those invisible lines': Midlands film-makers on lack of diversity
    by Lanre Bakare and Rhi Storer in Birmingham on November 29, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    The skills are there, but not the opportunities, say those fighting for better representation The Birmingham-based film-maker Abdul Rahman remembers an event that he says sums up one of the biggest problems in the Midlands film industry. After a Q&A with a director, Rahman, who is known as AR Ugas, took a moment to survey the room. “I was standing with my friends who are black film-makers, then on the other side were the more upper-class white people who had all the connections,” he […]

  • 'I used to do the piracy': memories of an 80s Wolverhampton video rental shop
    by Tim Jonze on October 7, 2020 at 2:55 pm

    Dawinder Bansal’s film Jambo Cinema tells the story of her father’s video store – including classifying films based on how angry the characters looked on the cover Dawinder Bansal is trying to pinpoint exactly when she realised that she’d been part of a criminal enterprise. Aged eight, she’d taken on some work for her family’s video rental store in Wolverhampton. “And it wasn’t until years later when I was talking about my past with a friend, that I thought: ‘Oh my god, I used […]