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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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Coppice Stars on stage at the Grand

Two students from Coppice Performing Arts School here in Wv11 will be taking to the stage of the Grand Theatre tonight with the cast of High School Musical 2. Amber Lloyd, 13 and Amy Goodall, 14  won the opportunity to appear after more than 30 students auditioned from the school  in front of judges that […]

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Fallings Park Pensioner mad about model lorries

Pensioner Jack Spittle, from Fallings Park is one of Wolverhampton’s most recognisable old faces from the haulage industry but he has never made a penny out of his real talent – despite getting offers of £2,000 on several occasions. Via Trucks that Jack built in perfect miniature: Express & Star.

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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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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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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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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 […]