Wolverhampton 400 miles of roads- 6418 Potholes reported in Three Years!
Potholes here in Wednesfield North are often the centre of conversations at this time of the Year. Like after a tough winter of ice and water. Both of which work hard against the surface of our highways. So I asked the following questions. So you can see the huge size and scope of the operation […]
UN World Water Day Kicks off the UN Water Conference- then read about what is happening here in Wednesfield.!
The UN’s World Water Day yesterday, coincides with the start of the UN 2023 Water Conference (March 22-24, New York).The conference is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to unite the world around solving the water and sanitation crisis.National governments and stakeholders from all levels of society are collaborate to make voluntary commitments to accelerating progress on SDG […]
Changes for Exmoor Green & Suffolk Close- Polling Arrangements
This part of Wednesfield South Ward is to be transferred into Wednesfield North Ward this next election day.Our hope is that when the homes come into Wednesfield North. that you will be continued to be well served by the Ward Councillors. These homes in Exmoor Green and Suffolk Close are likely to be voting in […]
Dumping Carpet Into the Canal- Not A Clever Trick!
Today Local residents told me how angry they were this morning. As someone had dumped floorings underlay and carpet into the Wyrley And Essington Canal over the Olinthus Bridge. Not only was it a danger to the water borne traffic that uses the canal. It was a hazard to all the wild life in this […]
International Women’s Day 2023
Today is International Women’s Day and Councillor Councillor Mary Bateman and Councillor Rita Potter, are celebrating with Women across the Globe. Today is International Women’s Day which celebrates the social, and economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. So, today Wednesfield North Labour Party introduces and thanks our two currently elected City Councillors, for the […]
Bentley Bridge Retail Park Expands! New Jobs to Come?
New Planning Permissions for Bentley Bridge Retail Park. Wednesfield is an historic settlement in its own rights, set within the City boundaries of our thriving Metropolitan City of Wolverhampton. Sureena Brackenridge – The Labour Candidate for Wolverhampton North East said to the team gathered “I congratulate both the Bentley Bridge Retail Park on moving the […]
Councillor Phil Bateman Calls for Canal Dredge!
The Canal and River Trusts – Wyrley and Essington Canal . I have held talks with the CRT Officials in the last few week trying to ensure that we continue to get the best out of our canal amenity. I spoke with them about having the Bentley Arm dredged, to allow full use of the […]
“Criminals Get Off – Residents Get Let Down”
What this Conservative Government just does not get, is that Policing is important to our Community. We all want to see more Police. Over the last twelve months, I have done as much as I can to try and raise the profile of the importance of more Police in the battle against crime. Here in […]
Road Works – New Electric Supply New Cross Hospital
Councillor Phil Bateman said today “I have been picking up criticism relating to the number of road works taking place across the Wednesfield area and the City. I contacted the City Councils Permit Officer, and she has set out the situation with regards to Highway Work now here on my Social Media sites. I want […]
Update – Severn Trent Water Pressure!
New investment in my report my ref T7261 – which relates to the Severn trent Water Company. It was an issue I first raised in 2022. At the start of the New Year (2023)I asked STW to inform me where we are with the investment in the water pumping station at the corner of Kitchen […]

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