Wednesfield Junior Park Run.
  The Wednesfield Junior Parkrun gives four to 14-year-olds the chance to complete a 2km circuit around Wednesfield Park every Sunday morning.   Those taking part can run, jog or walk for their own enjoyment and at their own pace, and parents are able to join in if they wish.   Wednesfield Junior Parkrun was […]
New Police Chief for Wolverhampton!
We have a new Chief Superintendent. He is Andy Beards and he started his career in Wednesfield as a PC some 24 years ago. He is I am informed ‘excited’ about taking up his new position here in the City of Wolverhampton. He has a long established career in the West Midlands and knows the […]
Urgent Road Works…Take Note!
NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED       Notification of emergency road works:   Location: Cannock Road junction of Bridge Street / Powell Street.   Promoter: Cadent Gas                                                     Nature of works: Gas emergency repair work   Traffic management: 4 – way temporary traffic signals   Duration: 07/08/2018 19:00 – midnight.  
Service of remembrance as city marks anniversary of VJ Day
Wednesfield North Councillors, would like to draw residents attention to the VJ Day Anniversary which takes place next week. Many of the fallen will have come from the City and from Wednesfield. If you can make the date and the time. I know that your attendance would be much appreciated. The featured Photograph is from […]
Great News for Railways, and Good News for Wolverhampton.
I was delighted to read in the Express and Star that DB Cargo was investing more than #6m into its Lower Walsall street freight terminal. When I first joined the railway back in 1965 working at Herbert Street. We had a large Gantry and unloaded both steel and iron for local manufacturing. Then in 1966 they […]
Council gets gold recognition for Armed Forces support
Released: Monday 6 August, 2018 The City of Wolverhampton Council has been given a prestigious award by the Ministry of Defence in recognition of the support it offers to the military community. The council is just one of a handful of local authorities nationwide to receive the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award – the […]
Councils warn planning changes favour developers
Councillor Phil Bateman said today “The newspapers are full of this story this morning. It could have huge implications for the proposals to develop thousands of homes within what is currently Green-Belt land in South Staffordshire. I feel that we must make as much protest as possible so that Local views are fully taken on […]
Could Cologne’s People Mover Work in Wednesfield!
Culture Wednesfield! – I was enthralled by this People Mover in Cologne this weekend. Mary and I watched as it linked up parts of Cologne evening out the tourists, making sure the tourist Euro was evenly spread. We discussed how popular it was. We chatted about it maybe working in Wednesfield. It was popular with […]
Go Soak A Plant!
Wednesfield in Bloom has been a great community effort again this year. On the 6th July the Heart of England in Bloom Inspectors came and inspected the Village. We added to our reputation I am sure of that. Add to that effort the great work that the Ashmore Park Community added to the sum of […]
Wednesfield North – Not a Hot Spot of Violent Crime!
Knife crime is making all the news. I wanted to find out the latest information as it affects Wednesfield North. I wrote to Chief Inspector Beth Bridges. I have yet to receive the full details I requested, but I do think that this interim response gives an indication that Wednesfield North is not a ” […]

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more