Sue Lacey Lands Excellence Award
Deputy Leader of the City Council Cllr Steve Evans joined with Cllr Mary Bateman, Rita Potter and myself, as we presented Sue with Wednesfield North Community Excellence Award. Here is Sue’s citation . Sue Lacey – Head teacher at Ashmore Park & Phoenix Federated Nurseries. “Sue is a local lass, and grew up here. She […]
Short Heath & Willenhall Joins Wolverhampton North East to create a New Parliamentary Constituency.
Wednesfield North and Wednesfield south with Heath Town, Fallings Park, Bushbury North and Bushbury South with Lowhill, along with Short Heath and Willenhall North now make up the new Parliamentary Constituency of Wolverhampton North East. Its a brand new Constituency and it is sure to lead some confusions for people, as for the first time […]
The Top 12 Crimes in Wednesfield Over The Last Three Years!
Wednesfield is Not seen as a High Crime Area by the Police. In fact, it is described as the opposite which is a good thing overall. But that doesn’t mean that there is no crime. I have been looking at the Home Office statistics as reported by the Police UK. Which looks at crime statistics […]
Wednesfields Latest Crime stat as per Police UK
I have been looking at the last published stat for Wednesfield from Police UK, (The national website for policing in England, Wales and Northern Ireland). They are the statistics that are following Wednesfield Crime for August 2023. The Crime stats lag a couple of months from the current date I looked at the last stats […]
Environment & Housing – Driving Your Concerns in Wednesfield North.
These are the sectors that seem to be the areas of most concern for residents and business, living and working here in Wednesfield North. Here is what the census informs us about the make up of our Ward in Wednesfield North. The latest Census 2021- informs that there are 11.196 adults living in the Ward […]
Christmas Lights Wednesfield – Switch on Date.
Here is a great photo of the Christmas Lights Switch on back in November 2018. With the great Dickie Dodd as the presenter of the evening event and entertainments. Here is the proposals for the road closures and times for this years event 23 of Novemnber 2023. High Street, Wednesfield South:High Street closed in both […]
Wednesfield Volunteers See Another Success!10,000 Visitors to the 2023 Canal Festival!
Wednesfield Volunteers – Have Yet Another Success!It’s only been a few days since Wednesfield in Bloom Volunteers informed us that they have been successful in winning for a sixth year on the trot, a Gold Award for the Urban category, for Wednesfield in Bloom in the Heart of England in Blooms Awards!Now the Volunteers of […]
Have You Got A Community Excellence Nomination?
Back on the 19th August this year Wednesfield North Labour Councillors announced that- “The third Wednesfield North Wolverhampton City Councillors ‘Community Excellence Awards ‘would take place again this year 2023. Nominations are now open. These awards are very much valued, and your three City Councillors, Rita, Mary and Phil are delighted to once again be […]
#KeepCanalsAlive! Support Our Canals
#KeepCanalsAlive We here in Wednesfield certainly support keeping canals alive. The Government has cut back on the Canal and River trust financial support, They inform us that they will have some £30m cut to their finances over the next 10 years.Please write to your MP in support of the #KeepCanalsAlive campaign.Did you know that on […]
Fly Tipping is a Curse!
The other day at the Scrutiny Committee, we looked at a report that highlighted Fly-Tipping here in the City . Residents in the 21 most fly tipped streets in the City have been written to giving them information around how to dispose of their waste legally, and reminding them that fly tipping is a crime. […]

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