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New Cross Hospital standards improving year on year

New Cross Hospital was recently given a glowing review by the Care Quality Commission. A review of the Hospital for 2008/2009 deemed the quality of services at New Cross “excellent” and the quality of financial management as “good”. The review also shows that Hospital standards have improved in all areas year-on-year since 2006. Read the […]

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Local Headlines (22nd November 2009)

Photo Source There’s been lots of Wv11 news in the last week or so – here’s a round up… Comic Relief fraudster spared jail Express & Star – 13th November 2009 Cat’s teeth shattered by gun thugs Express & Star – 13th November 2009 Lifeguard cleared over swimming pool drowning of Walsall father This Is […]

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Tennis Coaching at West Park

‘On the Court @ West Park’ is a new Tennis coaching programme aimed at youngsters (5+) and families based at Wolverhampton’s West Park. Sessions run on Sundays and begin on the 8th November for 7 weeks. Discounts are available for siblings and families. For more information download a PDF flyer here, or call Tom Hole […]

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Pure Gym opening soon at Bentley Bridge

As previously reported, a brand new fitness gym is due to open in Wednesfield this December. The Pure Gym complex, which will be located at Bentley Bridge retail park opens on the 29th December just in time for all those New Year’s dieters to sign up! Call 0845 077 3254 for more information. According to […]

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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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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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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 […]