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Free days out this weekend

When we asked over on our Facebook page what everyone was up to over the bank holiday weekend it sparked quite a heated debate about WV11 and what it has to offer. Now I know we don’t have anything like Alton Towers on our doorstep, but I pointed out on Facebook what we do have […]

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Arts Education Kid's Stuff Music Outdoors

Summer Activity Wall Planner

The ‘BBQ Summer’ promised by the Met Office may not have materialised, but that doesn’t mean there’s not loads for kids to do throughout the summer months in and around Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton.gov.uk has a summer activity wall planner which you can download (and presumably print out) detailing many of the events on offer during summer […]

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Business Leisure News Outdoors

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 […]

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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 […]

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Health Kid's Stuff Leisure News Outdoors

Bikeability Comes to Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton City Council are holding Bikeabilty courses, throughout August at Aldersly Leisure Village. Bikeabilty is the latest incarnation of the Cycling Proficiency test and is designed to teach your child safe cycling skills: “Cycling  helps children develop a sense of responsibility and independence. Knowing your kids can cycle safely means that you can send them […]