#ShopLocal in Wednesfield Campaign!
Here father and Daughter – Tony and Sarah Levy are pictured taking part in the #ShopLocal in Wednesfield Campaign! 
Big Turnout for Wednesfield Police Meeting Today!
Today (Friday 17 August) Mary and I along with Councillor Greg Brackenridge attended the Police and Community Together Meeting in the Wednesfield Library. It was a very well attended meeting and the new Wednesfield Sgt Rob Dalton, was also in attendance. There was a lot of discussion about the situation in the High Street, The  […]
Police and Community Together Meeting – Ashmore Park
  Police and Community Together! There is an extra Police and Community Together Meeting today Friday at 17th August 2018 at the new Library in Well Lane Wednesfield. The meeting will start at 10.00 am. It is likely to attract a lot of interest. The next ordinary Police and Community Together Meeting will take place […]
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 […]

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