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Christmas Lights – Details Confirmed

As previously revealed by WV11, former ‘The Apprentice’ runner up and Wednesfield native Ruth Badger will return to her hometown to switch on the Christmas lights in Wednesfield this year. The event is set to take place on Friday 27th November 2009, and will begin at 3:30pm with the lights being switched on at 4:30pm. […]

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Apprentice star to turn on Christmas lights in Wednesfield?

Admittedly, it’s a little early to be mentioning the ‘C’ word (we’re looking at you and your advent calendars Marks & Spencer!), but a little birdie tells us that Wednesfield native and runner up on BBC TV show The Apprentice Ruth Badger has signed up to turn on the Christmas lights in Wednesfield this year. […]

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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 […]