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Wednesfield bird lover’s sanctuary is a success

The Express & Star recently featured an article about Mark and Lisa Edge who run a sanctuary at their Wednesfield home for unwanted or injured crows, ravens, magpies and rooks and have 37 birds in their care.

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Local gardeners triumph in competition

After a record number of entries the annual Wolverhampton Homes Garden Competition was a celebration of the hard-working men, women and children of Wolverhampton who make the city a more pleasant place to live. The winners were announced last night (Wednesday 22 September) in a ceremony held in the Mayor’s Parlour at Wolverhampton City Council […]

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New Plaques mark completion of Wednesfield Park and playing fields makeover

Stone plaques have been erected to celebrate the heritage of one Wolverhampton’s most popular green spaces. And they also mark the completion of the £2m makeover of Wednesfield Park and King George V Playing Fields carried out by Wolverhampton City Council and British Waterways. The stone lion and unicorn plaques, which now sit proudly on […]

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Pick-your-own season starts at Essington Fruit Farm

We’ve just spotted in the Essington Fruit Farm Newsletter: At last the pick-your-own season has started! We have lots of lovely strawberries, the recent rains have swollen them nicely and plenty are now ripening up. Other fruit crops will soon follow: gooseberries may be picked now but will benefit from a week or two to […]

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Tidy Garden Scheme Launched

Older tenants of Wolverhampton Homes are being urged to take advantage of a new gardening service, called the Tidy Garden Scheme, launched this week. The new gardening service is launched in partnership with grounds maintenance supplier Continental Landscapes and will cost £7 a week. In the spring and summer, the service will include fortnightly lawn […]

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Bentley Canal – Past and Present

Blogger ‘Captain Ahab’ has written an in depth post about Bentley Canal which passes through Wednesfield. The blog post not only contains a detailed history of the Canal and it’s origins, but also includes ‘then and now’ photos of the Canal from 1992 before much of the re-development work in the area began. One such […]

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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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