Express and Star

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:08:29 +0000
Residents' campaign against bus lane
Furious residents have launched a “save our trees” campaign which are to be removed on a busy Walsall road to make way for a new bus lane.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:53:48 +0000
New Alexander Stadium images revealed
The latest images for the redevelopment of the Alexander Stadium have been revealed, ahead of the submission of a planning application this week.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:50:29 +0000
Fears over loss of vital community field
Worried users of a Walsall field fear they could lose the “heart of their community” if plans to tear it up and build houses on it move forward.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:30:21 +0000
Airport passengers up 1.6pc in a year
Birmingham Airport handled almost 12.7 million passengers last year – an increase of 1.6 per cent on 2018.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:56:12 +0000
Coronavirus fears in West Midlands grow
A man from Birmingham is believed to be among dozens of people across the UK who have been tested for coronavirus.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:55:10 +0000
Golf club fire could have been worse
A golf club that caught fire avoided disaster thanks to the swift action of firefighters and golfers.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:33:10 +0000
Man arrested for firearms offences
A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after a Kidderminster road was shut by police for a number of hours.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:17:13 +0000
Pregnant woman hospitalised after fire
A pregnant woman was taken to hospital following a fire in Cannock started by a chip pan.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:13:21 +0000
Jail for man who attacked partner
A man who was strangling his partner told her he would kill her by stamping on her head, Shrewsbury Crown Court was told.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:13:14 +0000
Council tax set to rise in Sandwell
Council tax will rise by almost four per cent across Sandwell from April.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:13:09 +0000
Investigation after video of bus attack
West Midlands Police has launched an investigation after a video was circulated online of a young girl being attacked on a bus.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:31:19 +0000
New centre for refugee and migrant help
The ribbon has been cut on the new Walsall base of a charity dedicated to helping refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:22:17 +0000
Disgraced councillor kicked out
A councillor has been kicked out of the Conservative group after he was accused of posting Islamophobic and sexist comments on social media.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:37:26 +0000
Stolen bikes recovered by police
Police have recovered two stolen bikes which they believe have been used to commit vehicle crime in the Walsall area.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:05:11 +0000
Burial charges increase
Council bosses have defended a seven per cent increase, which will see the cost of a burial plot in part of the Black Country rise to more than £2,000.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:39:19 +0000
Teenager has off-road motorbike seized
A teenager was given more than £500 in fines and costs and had his off-road motorbike destroyed after being caught out.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:17:25 +0000
City traders rally to save ailing market
Traders battling to save Wednesfield Market have joined forces with politicians to make it a more attractive place to visit.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:07:18 +0000
Peter Andre will star in Grease
Peter Andre will star in Grease when it comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre later this year.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:56:18 +0000
Railway back in action for half-term
Severn Valley Railway will be back in action next month for the half-term school holidays.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:45:10 +0000
£50 debt row ends with 2 years jail
A row over a £50 debt, which could have cost a man his life, has ended with a two-year jail term for the culprit.