Want To Watch A Few Birds on The Wyrley & Essington Canal?
  Now here is a delight! The Wyrley and Essington Canal is one of Britain’s latest Local Nature Reserves. We have campaigned long and hard for it since 2007. In April this year the coveted arrangement was announced, by City of Wolverhampton the LNR  will then be managed by https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/ Now to coincide with The Wednesfield […]
National Express Deal Will Save Transport Jobs & Services!
Councillor Phil Bateman said today” I have read this news with great relief. If the proposed sale does go through. It will save jobs here in the West Midlands conurbation, and more than that it will provide continued accessible services for people with disabilities. Its good news for Wednesfield residents and others in Wolverhampton, and […]
Latest – Linthouse Lane & Kitchen Lane
I just want to make things as clear as possible about the issues relating to the potential of building homes on South Staffordshire land that fronts Linthouse Lane and Kitchen Lane. I have written a number of information notes  on this web site and my other Social Media sites. I have done this since I […]
Pick Pockets Strike in Wednesfield High Street!
West Midlands Police inform me that – “It is with regret that I have to report that an elderly member of our community was the victim of pick pocketing in Wednesfield High Street whilst going about her daily business, whilst being distracted, she had her purse taken which contained a substantial amount of money, fortunately […]
50 – Volunteers Clean The Canal!
  Well yesterday on the banks of the ‘Curly – Wurly’ (The Wyrley & Essington Canal) at Bentley Bridge Wednesfield. I was blown away when more than 50 Volunteers joined Cllr Mary Bateman and I to take part in a litter pick. I had made arrangements with the Canal & River Trust a few weeks […]
Ashmore Park Coal Shaft- Needs Remedial Treatment
  Wolverhampton City Council have contacted me today following actions being taken by the Coal Authority. The City Council tell me they have recently been contacted by The Coal Authority regarding mineshaft treatment works they are carrying out next week (commencing 15th July) to a suspected shaft located on the playground area in the north […]
Billy Ellitts World Champion Ashmore Park!
  Click on the link for the full story! https://www.facebook.com/CouncillorPhilBatemanMBE/ Ashmore Park is known for its footballers, but the latest champion that it has delivered is a 12 year old boy called Billy Ellitts, who returned from the World Cup of dance with a World Champion title and a gold and silver medal. Billy was […]
The Tram Should Serve The New Molineux!
    With a new municipal year starting, and with a new political Leadership firmly in place at the City of Wolverhampton. I feel strongly that now is very much the time that the City Council should be bold, My arguments that we should have a strong and resilient public transport system which included trams […]
Ashmore Park ‘Walk of Stars’.
Ashmore Park Walk of Stars! Today the 12th December 2018 – We announce the twentieth person who has entered our magnificent Ashmore Park Walk of Stars! Ashmore Park is a great community, and Ashmore Parker’s are great folk! The estate has always fostered good sportsmen and women. But not everyone is aware that the estate […]

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