Councillor Mary Bateman.  Picture by Shaun Fellows / Shine Pix

Things are Changing! Stay Safe, Be Safe!
Councillor Phil Bateman said today” Things are Changing, Stay Safe Be Safe! Face coverings will be mandatory for visitors to all City of Wolverhampton Council-run buildings from Saturday (8 August).” Staff will also have to wear a face covering where screens or visors are not already in use in any situation where they are dealing […]
Rest In Peace Jackie Jones- You Will Be Missed!
On July 2nd Jacqueline Mary Jones passed away in New Cross Hospital aged 64, after suffering a number of ill health episodes. Jackie was a long term resident of Ashmore Park, first living in Millbank Street with Mom Francis and Dad Ron. Then more recently of Griffith Drive. Jackie spent all of her life in […]
Meet Simon Foster – Labour’s Candidate for PCC Elections.
As Wednesfield North’s City Councillor’s, the three of us (Phil Rita and Mary) all know that the fear of crime, is often quoted to us by residents living in our Ward,as one of their biggest concerns they have. Many of you will know that together your three Labour Councillors are consistently calling for better Policing, […]
The Wednesfield Magazine Is Back!
My goodness how pleased I was to see The Wednesfield Magazine pop through my letterbox! I know the Publisher Simon Archer has had more than one sleepless night worrying about the publication in this Covid-19 Pandemic. But it was good to see it lying there just below our letter box! I was also enthralled by […]
20 mph Speed Limit? What is Your View!
I am keen to see what support would be like if there was a call to make Peacock Ave a 20mph Avenue? Is this the answer to continuing calls about drivers using Peacock Avenue as a race track. After all it is a well used access road onto Ashmore Park. It has a school and […]
Please Take Action On These Empty Private Homes!
Councillor Phil Bateman today has up dated this recent statement. He said today “Recently I have been contacted by residents concerned about empty properties standing in our community, some standing unused for years and dilapidating by the week. These private properties are as important to the community as any other home is. When homes rot, […]
Ashmore Park Walk of Stars (21 Members – Ashmore Park Walk of Stars Award
Ashmore Park Walk of Stars There are currently 21 names of people who are our Ashmore Park Stars, but not in any particular order • Professor David Rayson – Artist – London Royal College of Art. David was appointed Professor and Head of Painting at the Royal College of Art in 2006. He is a […]
Residents Urged to Heed Covid-19 Guidance
As your City Councillor for Wednesfield North Cllr Phil Bateman said “I think you would benefit in taking this guidance to heart. This was released on the 17th March 2020.” John Denley, Wolverhampton’s Director of Public Health, is urging all residents to understand and act upon the latest Government guidance designed to help tackle the […]
Wednesfield North City Councillors Oppose Green Belt Development.
Objections – South Staffordshire District Council Local Plan Review. The three Wednesfield North City Councillors are to oppose the development of agricultural land in Essington, marked as ‘Land North of Linthouse Lane’ in the South Staffordshire District Council – Local Plan Review. • We object against the Preferred Option G- and its proposals for thousands […]
Wednesfield Residents -No Housing on this Green Belt!
Last night I attended the public meeting in Essington, which was dealing with the proposals that are being considered by South Staffordshire District Council which will affect the current Green Belt. It was called by the Essington Action Group. It was a meeting for the public to find out more about the plan by South […]

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