Bob Jones -Rest In Peace- You Made Your Contribution !
On Tuesday 1st December 2020, we laid to rest my friend and award winning Labour Party colleague, James Robert Jones. Or as we all knew him as Bob! Bob Jones was not just a Labour Party member he was my friend ‘ of 50 years. He had received a 50 Year Award from Ed Miliband […]
Latest Covid-19 Data- As we Wait for Tier Decisions.
City of Wolverhampton – Here is the latest data that has been presented to me for information. Latest data shows there were 326.2 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 people in Wolverhampton for the week leading up to 21 November. That means 858 people in the city tested positive for the virus during that seven day […]
Covid-19 infection rate – Wolverhampton
Covid-19 infection rate The Covid-19 infection rate in the city remains high with 348 cases per 100,000 people per week between 8 November and 14 November. This compares to 331.87 cases per 100,000 people per week between 1 November and 7 November. For context, the current highest rate in the UK is 731.0 per 100,000 […]
Please Note -Lakefield Road Traffic Regulation Order.
Would Wednesfield North Residents who use Lakefield Road to get to work or other such appointments please note that the City Council are intent on prohibiting traffic between 23rd November until 27th November 2020. In both directions. The work will be scheduled to take place between 19,00 in the evening until 05.00am. A diversionary route […]
Keep following Covid-19 rules to drive down case numbers
Keep following Covid-19 rules to drive down case numbers Released: Friday 13 November, 2020 Health chiefs are pleading with Wulfrunians to continue behaving safely and responsibly as latest figures show over 800 people in Wolverhampton tested positive for Covid-19 in the city last week. More than 2,200 people are currently in hospitals across the wider […]
Happy Diwali!
Happy Diwali #WednesfieldNorth and all those celebrating around the World, Enjoy the Festival of Light.
Help! I Need A Quick Response.
I need Facebook and Twitter readers to help me! I am writing a piece of work to support a bid for Wednesfield in Bloom. Urgent • By the end of today could you first of all tell me have you ever heard of Wednesfield in Bloom, and what this Volunteer organisation does? • What does […]
Covid-19 Rising -Now Info on The Tests!
Testing update The Health Secretary today announced plans to roll out rapid Covid-19 tests, currently being used as part of the mass testing pilot in Liverpool, to other parts of the country, including Wolverhampton. The lateral flow Covid-19 tests give people their results inside 60 minutes, which will enable us to break chains of transmission […]
New National Covid-19 Lockdown Now In Force.
Councillor Phil Bateman today warns that “Wednesfield with Wolverhampton – along with the rest of England – has begun a four-week period of lockdown to suppress Covid-19 as figures show over 100 people a day in the city are testing positive for the deadly virus.” MPs approved the nationwide lockdown last night and the measures […]
Tier 3? – Speculation at the Moment!
Councillor Phil Bateman said “There is a lot of speculation about. Tonight I have received a briefing note from the City officials trying to give information on the latest Covid-19 infection rate & tier 3 speculation Latest figures for Wolverhampton show an infection rate of 249.48 cases per 100,000 people for the seven days leading […]

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