Councillor Mary Bateman.  Picture by Shaun Fellows / Shine Pix

National Express Bus Company -New Information On Griffith Drive Bus Services!
Councillor Phil Bateman said Today- “National Express Bus Company in the last hour has sent me an updated schedule for local NXWM buses that will be using the Griffith Drive on Monday, when the road works start. Please read the NEW arrangements and share the information with bus users in your family, or friends.” Diversions […]
Run a Local Football Team? This is for You!
Councillor Phil Bateman said ” I was approached by a local amateur boys football club seeking re-assurance relating to the rules.” Sport England have issued the below announcement following the new guidance . While social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from 14 September, the government’s confirmed that organised sports […]
Hand Sanitisers Warning.
Wolverhampton City Council Trading Standards are aware of hand sanitisers on the market which have been found to be contaminated with methanol. When purchasing, always buy well known brands made in the EU. Please Wednesfield Residents don’t get scammed!
Police Warn of Catalytic Converter Crime.
Councillor Phil Bateman warned this morning that ” West Midlands Police are warning motorists in our City of increased crime. Including here in Wednesfield. Please read the Police warnings and take heed of their advice.” Wolverhampton Police have issued a warning to drivers in the region to be on their guard against catalytic converter thefts, […]
Ban on Drinking Alcohol in Public Places – City of Wolverhampton
Message from City of Wolverhampton Council Ban on drinking alcohol in public comes into force Released: Thursday 10 September, 2020 A ban on drinking alcohol in public places in parts of Wolverhampton has been extended, and comes into force today (Thursday 10 September, 2020). The city-wide Public Space Protection Order (PSPO), which has been in […]
City Planning Surprises During Lockdown Period!
At a Stronger City Economy Scrutiny Meeting – City Officials pointed out that with regards to Planning Applications There had been some good news. Here is some of the points that were made. • Overall rise in planning applications • Service performance unaffected by Covid Applications received July – August • 2018 269 • 2019 […]
Wednesfield North Residents – Latest Green Belt Information
Wednesfield North Residents -Here is the latest information I have received from the City of Wolverhampton Council. I asked for the latest information available, relating to the proposal to build on Green Belt Land that fronts Linthouse Lane and Kitchen Lane Wednesfield North. Please read the information provided. This is just an information piece to […]
The South Staffordshire Local Plan Review – Land at Linthouse Lane, Wednesfield.
Recently I wrote to South Staffordshire District Council regarding their latest thinking, and their work program as it related to their proposals to build 2,500 homes on land within their District Council. The response I had is here for your viewing. The South Staffordshire Local Plan review and land at Linthouse Lane, Wednesfield. As you […]
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, […]
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 […]

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