Wolverhampton Loses Another Champion!

It was another sad news day  today – When I heard that  Wolverhampton had lost another Champion. Baroness Rachael Heyhoe-Flint was a real Wulfrunian in the way she promoted the City, Sport and of course The Wolves.

I met her on numerous occasions over the years. She always had a smile, and she always had a barbed comment about my football support! But both Mary and I liked her immensely.

photo Princess Ann

Meeting Princess Ann with Deputy Lord Lieutenant Rachael Heyhoe-Flint in Wolverhampton in 2006.

She was also a very energetic Deputy Lord Lieutenant of the West Midlands County. Wolverhampton can be very proud of Baroness Heyhoe-Flint. She was also a Freeman of the City of Wolverhampton, and a very dear friend of the City.

Deepest Sympathy and condolences to her closest family and friends!

Rest in Peace you made a huge impression in all the fields that you served.

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