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  • Man dies after being found with serious head injuries in Wolverhampton – a mile from where body was found weeks earlier
    by Jon Rogers on May 29, 2023 at 1:53 pm

    A MAN in his 40s has died after he was found with serious head injuries following a “fight” in Wolverhampton. It comes just weeks after another man’s body was found in Tettenhall village, Wolverhampton, around a mile away. The man was found just after 7am this morning (file image) Police have launched a murder investigation after the second man was found this morning. West Midlands Police were called to Tettenhall Road after a man was discovered with serious head injuries at […]

  • More than 150 shootings around major UK city in a year – with 19 in a month… and it’s NOT London
    by Harry Goodwin on May 9, 2023 at 6:21 pm

    THERE have been more than 150 shootings around a major city in a year with 19 in just one month – and it’s not London. Birmingham and the surrounding West Midlands county have suffered a spate of shootings, with a girl, 11, and boy, 15, injured in a daylight shooting in Wolverhampton on Bank Holiday Monday. SWNSA boy and a girl were injured in a double shooting in Wolverhampton[/caption] SWNSMuhammad Sohail was killed in an execution-style killing[/caption] The boy suffered a […]

  • Bushbury shooting: Girl, 11, and boy, 15, shot in park in ‘shocking’ daylight attack before car chase in Wolverhampton
    by Jane Matthews on May 2, 2023 at 2:17 pm

    TWO children were rushed to hospital after being shot in a “shocking” daytime attack in Wolverhampton. Emergency services raced to a residential area in Bushbury at about 3pm yesterday after reports of gunshots. Two children were rushed to hospital after gunshots were heard in Wolverhampton yesterday There they found a 15-year-old boy with a bullet wound to his leg, and an 11-year-old girl with similar injuries in a park nearby. The children were quickly taken to hospital and […]

  • I finally got my first tattoo at the age of 77 and I wish I did it sooner
    by Dan Coombs on April 28, 2023 at 11:11 pm

    A CARE home resident has seen her teenage dream come true after getting a tattoo — at 77. Helen Allen had always wanted an inking since admiring one on her late partner, Keith Mitchell. suppliedHelen Allen, 77, says she had wanted a tattoo since she was a teenager[/caption] She explained to the team at Foxland Grange in Wolverhampton where a “wishing tree” allows residents to suggest ideas they would like to explore. Helen now proudly wears a small butterfly design on her […]

  • Mystery as man’s body is found lying in the middle of the road leaving cops baffled over ‘unexplained’ death
    by Tom Hussey on April 28, 2023 at 9:53 am

    POLICE are urgently appealing for information after a man’s body was found in the middle of a road. Emergency services charged to Tettenhall, in Wolverhampton, just before 4am on Friday following reports from concerned locals. Google mapsPolice are urgently appealing for information after a man’s body was found in the middle of the road in Wolverhampton[/caption] Despite the best efforts of emergency services, the man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene in Old Hill. […]

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  • Police shootings and poignant messages: the Blk Art Group 40 years on
    by Safi Bugel on May 4, 2023 at 11:30 am

    The radical Wolverhampton art collective have reunited for a rare group exhibition of their work – and their critique of racism and empire is as relevant as ever‘In the early years of Thatcherism, the Midlands was a really interesting place,” says artist, curator and academic Keith Piper, citing its harsh encounters with recession and industrial blight. “It was a very particular kind of landscape, out of which a very particular kind of creativity began to emerge.”One notable byproduct […]

  • ‘People can’t just get used to it’: Wolverhampton reacts to Bank of England comments
    by Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent on April 26, 2023 at 6:21 pm

    Local authority with highest fuel poverty rate in England is angry at economist’s comment Britons ‘need to accept’ being worse offKaren Trainer, the manager of the Big Venture community centre and shop in Wolverhampton, could barely contain her anger as she watched the news on Wednesday morning.She was hearing about the comments of the Bank of England economist Huw Pill, who said Britons should stop seeking pay increases and “accept” they are worse off in order to prevent prices […]

  • ‘Just help the kids’: MMA champion’s message for Sunak on youth spending
    by Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent on March 6, 2023 at 3:47 pm

    UFC welterweight world champion Leon Edwards says to fight crime more money is needed for facilitiesA mixed martial arts champion has urged Rishi Sunak to accelerate funding for youth clubs, end years of cuts and “just help the kids”.Leon Edwards, 31, a welterweight world champion who affiliated with gangs in his teens in Birmingham after his father was murdered, said the reason for rising violent crime in his region was clear: “There is nothing for the kids to do apart from being on your […]

  • National Express bus drivers in West Midlands vote to strike over pay
    by Julia Kollewe on March 2, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    Strike begins 16 March, after company reports underlying pre-tax profit of nearly £146m for last year• UK strike calendarMore than 3,000 National Express bus drivers in the West Midlands have voted to strike over pay, starting on 16 March, the same day as the next RMT train strike.The Unite union said members voted 96% in favour of industrial action, on a turnout of 72%. Continue reading...

  • Major incident in Wolverhampton as fire engulfs factory units
    by Jessica Murray and Jamie Grierson on December 6, 2022 at 11:20 am

    West Midlands fire service says more than 100 firefighters tackled blaze and homes had to be evacuatedA major incident was declared in Wolverhampton after more than 100 firefighters tackled a huge blaze that engulfed factory units.Firefighters were called to the fire in the Horseley Fields area, close to a railway line and houses, shortly after 9pm on Monday. Continue reading...