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  • Way to go! £83k project to show people the way ahead

    By Walsall Advertiser at 05:00 on 31/10/13
    Wayfinding artwork along Walsall Waterfront
    AN £83,500 art project to help guide visitors between Walsall Town Centre and Walsall Manor Hospital will come to fruition this week as works get underway. Contractors began embedding a piece of artwork – made of concrete and resin bound macadam – into the towpath in front of the Waterfront apartments, opposite the new Premier Inn hotel. The structure will depict the slogan, 'Off to the Manor we go', and 'Off to the...
  • Major step for hall as plans are submitted to council planners

    By Walsall Advertiser at 09:20 on 25/10/13
    A planning application to transform Great Barr Hall into a commercial enterprise for events such as weddings, a boutique hotel and conferences has been entered to Walsall Council.
    PLANS for the future of Great Barr Hall have taken a major step forward after a planning application was entered to restore the historic site. Proposals submitted to Walsall Council planning chiefs will see the Grade II-listed building fully restored and transformed as a commercial enterprise. Under the plans entered by architects Lapworth Architects the venue could be turned into a boutique hotel, wedding conference centre or a ...
  • Free bat walks begin tonight

    By Walsall Advertiser at 05:00 on 29/08/13
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    THE first in a series of free bat walks for the public will get underway tonight (Thursday). Visitors who wish to take part in the event, which will be held from 8pm until 10pm, should meet at the Chapel Lane entrance to Merrions Wood, Chapel Lane. Parking is available opposite St Margaret's Church.
  • Residents take part in clean up

    By Walsall Advertiser at 05:00 on 29/08/13
    Helping hand: Willing volunteers, pictured in front of the Cyber Bus, helped spruce up Beechdale in 'The Big Tidy Up' event last week.
    RESIDENTS in Beechdale joined forces with a local youth club and housing association to help spruce up their neighbourhood as part of a nationwide campaign. Beechdale Community Housing (BCH) and staff from Frank F Harrison Community Association joined families and local youngsters as they rolled up their sleeves to take part in 'The Big Tidy Up'. Part of the nationwide Keep Britain Tidy campaign, the event last Thursday night (August...
  • £2 million pipework plan to link reservoirs

    By Walsall Advertiser at 09:20 on 24/08/13
    The investment could ensure there is no repeat of this flooding in Streetly in 2011 which effected 150 homes.
    EMERGENCY water supplies in Walsall are getting a £2 million boost this week as an upgrade project gets underway. Severn Trent Water is investing the sum to protect water supply by constructing a two-and-a-half mile long pipe to link Barr Beacon reservoir with Perry Barr reservoir. It means that in an emergency situation Severn Trent could re-route water. The news would be welcomed by the 150 Streetly households that saw...

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