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Pick your own at Essington Fruit Farm

Essington Fruit Farm is just down the road from us here in WV11, and in fact although it’s classed as South Staffs, it still has a WV11 prefix. I’m lucky enough to live close enough to be able to cycle over with my little one, we love the place so when I saw an article […]

Get Involved

How To: Add photos to our Flickr Group

Adding photos to the WV11 flickr group is easy, simply become a member of Flickr, join our group, and start adding! When adding photos to the group please remember: Photos added to this group must have been taken in and around the WV11 – Wednesfield area. We accept any photos taken by any medium, camera […]

Education Leisure News

Photos of Wednesfield’s new community library

The construction of Wednesfield’s new £2.3 million community library is now well under way, as you can see from the aerial shot above. The building which is on the new Wednesfield link on Well Lane next to Sainsbury’s is due to open in 2010 and promises to be an excellent new resource for the local […]

Advice News Policing

Crime busting tips from the Chief Superintendent

Wolverhampton East Police Chief Superintendent Neil Evans has some helpful tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of burglary and opportunist crime during the summer months. Simple low cost measures can help reduce the chances of becoming a burglary victim, particularly the security of garden sheds and garages: Locking away all tools and equipment. […]

Environment News Outdoors Planning

Essington Incinerator plans are scrapped!

Plans by Black Country Reclamation to build a waste disposal incinerator on the site of the former Essington Brickworks on Hobnock Road have been thrown out by Staffordshire County Council. Essington parish council objected to the plans, claiming it would be a “blight on the greenbelt and increase in traffic” so understandably they are happy […]

News Policing Travel

Wednesfield school worker in Majorca blast

A Wednesfield school worker and her husband have had a narrow escape on holiday in Majorca, when a Police patrol car parked just 600 yards from their hotel was blown up by Basque separatist group Eta. Source: Express & Star

News Travel

Upcoming road closures in WV11

Carriage way repairs and resurfacing are taking place in WV11 over the next few days. Several roads are affected and a section of the Lichfield Road is due to be shut all day on Sunday 2nd August and throughout the night on Tuesday 4th August. See below for information on the closures: