Ed Doolan- The Peoples Champion
I really do not know where to start. Just around lunch time yesterday, I heard the bad news that BBC Radio WM broadcaster Ed Doolan had passed away. I was just about to go into the Wolverhampton City Planning Committee and speak to an objection against planning permission for a property in my Ward. BBC […]
Agenda for Planning Now Published.
This is the agenda for the next meeting of the City Councils planning committee, there is just one item up for approval on the 16th of January that affects Ashmore Park, and that is at item 6. The recommendation from the Chief Planning Officer is to Grant the application. Agenda Part 1 – items open […]
City Officers Moves To Put The Record Straight
I wonder if it is possible for me to draw your attention to current situation as it relates to collecting Un-Paid Counciltax. The Express and Star, ran this story on Monday. The Express and Star said that  “Almost £5 million in council tax went uncollected across Wolverhampton last year while a further £1.5 million in business rates […]
Next Police & Community Together Meeting Announced!
  Wednesfield ‘Partners and Community Together’   10.30 am Tuesday 16th  January 2018 at The Hub, Ashmore Park, Griffiths Drive, Wednesfield. Sergeant Danher together with other agency partners, invite you to attend the next meeting of the Wednesfield North PACT open meeting.  You can influence the policing priorities in your Neighbourhood at the Open meeting […]
Fake News- Be Aware Wednesfield!
West Midlands Police are warning – Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee. To make the grants look legitimate fraudsters have set up bogus companies and convincing looking websites that […]
Lets Keep Fires Out of Wednesfield!
Fire can swiftly turn into a tragedy when it breaks out in our communities. Over the last few years your three City Councillors have tried to alert our community of Wednesfield North of the importance of having working smoke alarms fitted in our homes and property. We have shared information on social media sites that […]
Congratulations Keith Fraser!
I am sure that Wednesfield will want to congratulate  Keith Fraser former Police Superintendent with responsibility for Wednesfield. Today he has announced his joy and ‘excitement’ at being appointed the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales. He had recently retired from the Police force after 32 years of duty. Keith was a very good […]
National Express West Midlands Bus Service Changes
From Sunday 7th January 2018 we will have service changes to some routes in the Black Country, full details and new timetables below –  Service 10 – Perton – Wolverhampton Minor timetable changes. Services 27 & 27A – Dudley – Wolverhampton Minor timetable changes. Service 40 – Wednesbury – West Bromwich Revised Sunday timetable to improve reliability. […]
Historians invited to share secrets of research at symposium
The call has gone out to historians who have been busy unlocking the secrets of Wolverhampton’s past and are keen to share their fascinating findings with others. The City of Wolverhampton Council’s Senior Archivist Heidi McIntosh wants to hear from amateur historians, either individuals or groups, who are willing to share their research at the […]
Do You Know – 20% of Crime in Wednesfield North Is…….
Everyone is concerned about crime – We are no different here in Wednesfield North than other places. It is a fact that we have one of the lower crime counts in here in the City and across  the Black Country. But we do not have no crime! When looking back over the last 11months we […]

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