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Northycote Farm and Country Park

We’ve heard that Northycote Farm over in WV10 have some interesting events coming up and as it’s only just down the road we thought they just might be something us folk from WV11 may be interested in: Sunday, 18 October 2009 – Fungi Foray, Sunday, 25 October 2009 – Lantern Making, Saturday, 31 October 2009 […]

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Christmas Lights – Details Confirmed

As previously revealed by WV11, former ‘The Apprentice’ runner up and Wednesfield native Ruth Badger will return to her hometown to switch on the Christmas lights in Wednesfield this year. The event is set to take place on Friday 27th November 2009, and will begin at 3:30pm with the lights being switched on at 4:30pm. […]

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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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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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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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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 […]