South Staffordshire Local Plan – Change Shuffles Onto The Agenda!
South Staffordshire District Council has started to change the way that their planning policies have been previously marshalled. The South Staffordshire Local Plan is now being altered and whilst there is also very great implications for South Staffordshire. There will be likely changes in South Staffordshire, which will have impact and  knock on implications for […]
New Post Office Serving Wednesfield North & Fallings Park Residents.
Following the closure of the Wood End Post Office at The Nisa in Woodend Road, The Post Office has written to your Wednesfield North Councillors informing them that the intention is to re-open a new Post Office at Kwik Save 7a Long Knowle Lane WV11 1HZ where it will be known as Long Knowle Lane […]
Can You Help Catalogue Wildlife in Essington?
The issues relating to the homes that have been signalled by developers within  the South Staffordshire Green Belt is still very much in my mind. The latest information that I have suggests that the policy relating to future housing is still being discussed in South Staffordshire. I am keen to fully understand the ecology and […]
2019 Will Bring Two Cruises to Wednesfield!
I have been in contact with the Birmingham Canal Navigation Group I am thrilled to announce the Birmingham Canal Navigation Group are once again organising canal boat cruises, on the least travelled canals in this region. The really good news for us here in Wednesfield is that in June there will be two BCN cruises. […]
New Gas Main Sparks Upset In Robin Grove.
Cadent Gas are planning to make proposed works in Bellamy Lane and Robin Grove in Wednesfield North, This is a gas main replacement. I am informed that Bellamy Lane is a local collector road which is not restricted under the Christmas embargo. However Local residents are unhappy at the fact that the work will be […]
Wolverhampton’s Newest Local Nature Reserve Soon To Be Unveiled!
The Wyrley & Essington Canal is soon to be officially unveiled! For all those supporters that often felt that achieving a fully designated Local Nature Reserve would never quite happen for our wonderful Canal here in Wednesfield. These magnificent markers leave it in no doubt that it is happening. Can I thank everyone of our […]
New Public Squares – Wolverhampton City Consultation.
  – The City Council is currently running a public consultation on its proposals to invigorate the City by creating new Public Squares and transforming the way that the city functions going forward. In its current form I cannot support the City proposals as it will badly impact the city creating less public transport and delivering […]
Green Belt & The Threat of Housing!
There is rightly concern about the potential loss of the Green Belt that is currently in force between the West Midlands and South Staffordshire and is within  the boundary of Staffordshire County Council.. The key message in this article being published today – is to bring you the electorate in Wednesfield North – up to […]
Latest News – Proposal for 2,500 Homes In Green Belt .
Wednesfield North Labour Councillors today issued further information to their Local Residents relating to plans and proposals to build on current ‘Green Belt ‘ in Essington. This message is primarily aimed at Wednesfield North constituents who have an interest, or who are interested in the recently announced proposal to develop 2,500 homes on what is […]

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