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559 bus service reduction

As of Monday 30th November, the 559 bus service operated by National Express West Midlands which runs from Wolverhampton city centre via New Cross Hospital and Wednesfield to Ashmore Park has been reduced. Buses now run every 6 mins instead of every 5 mins on weekdays & Saturdays and whilst the result is only 1 […]

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Changes to number 68 and 69 bus services

Warstones Motors, who traded under the name ‘Green Bus Service’ have been forced to cease trading due to the Traffic Commission revoking their licence over a series of safety faults. This means that both the number 68 and 69 bus services that travel through Wednesfield have now been taken over by rivals Arriva.

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Wednesfield MP banned from driving

Wolverhampton North East MP Ken Purchase has been banned from driving for 28 days after being caught speeding for the fourth time in less then three years. The 70 year old, from Wednesfield was caught driving at 41mph – 11mph over the 30mph speed limit on the A34 Birmingham Road in Great Barr.

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Parking crackdown at New Cross Hospital

Double Yellow Lines photo by FreeFoto A storm is brewing as Wolverhampton City Council plan to increase the double yellow lines on roads near New Cross Hospital in an attempt to stop visitors from parking on the roadside. Council bosses are about to begin a consultation on extending the double yellow lines in order to […]

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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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Wednesfield school worker in Majorca blast

A Wednesfield school worker and her husband have had a narrow escape on holiday in Majorca, when a Police patrol car parked just 600 yards from their hotel was blown up by Basque separatist group Eta. Source: Express & Star

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Upcoming road closures in WV11

Carriage way repairs and resurfacing are taking place in WV11 over the next few days. Several roads are affected and a section of the Lichfield Road is due to be shut all day on Sunday 2nd August and throughout the night on Tuesday 4th August. See below for information on the closures: