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Veteran Wednesfield firefighter dies aged 62

A senior former firefighter who received the MBE for his work in the fire service and the community has died aged 62. Melvyn Kinsey, who was stationed at Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, lived at Parkhouse Avenue, Wednesfield, and served in the RAF before becoming a firefighter in 1974. Colleagues say he took to the job with great […]

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Motorcycling Sport

Wednesfield born motorcyclist dies at 94

A Wednesfield born track racer who lived in New Invention for most of his life and won national acclaim after being dubbed “The wizard of Willenhall” has died aged 94. Don Evans became a legend in motorcycle racing circles because of his daredevil style and ability and won a host of awards during a glittering […]

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Health News

Wednesfield Medical Centre set to shut

Wednesfield Medical Centre on Neachells Lane is facing closure after a number of blunders have seen two doctors banned from overseeing immunisations by the General Medical Council (GMC). Whilst the majority of the mistakes appear to have taken place at the Bushbury Medical Centre, both centres which are run by Mrs Valli Grandhi and Dr […]

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Education News

Former Wednesfield High pupil hailed as Helmand hero

A 26-year-old former Wednesfield High School pupil has been hailed as a hero after being mentioned in Despatches for risking his life to help move a stricken armoured vehicle coming under mortar, rocket and small arms fire from up to 15 enemy fighters. The incident occurred in February 2009 during Craftsman Martin Banks’s first operational […]

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Marks & Spencer finally coming to Wednesfield?

Here’s a strange one for you! According to the store locater section of the Marks & Spencer website there is a Marks & Spencer Outlet at Bentley Bridge Retail Park in Wednesfield. Now, as far a we know there has never been a Marks & Spencer store at Bentley Bridge and yet the M&S website […]

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Transport Hub: Work to Start in October

Wolverhampton’s Transport Interchange project is due to start the first stage of construction on October 16th with the levelling of the existing bus station to make way for the new station and associated buildings. The first stage of the project will be to move the existing stops to locations around the city centre and of […]

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Business News

New Aldi store coming to Wednesfield

The former Mecca Bingo hall on Wednesfield Way, which has been derelict for the past 9 years is currently at the centre of a major refurbishment which will see supermarket chain Aldi open a new store around Christmas time. The new development at Bentley Bridge retail park is also set to be home to a […]