Aldi to come to Queslett ? Asda closing ?

Ashley Preece from the Great Barr Observer has tweeted this very important story for the area. ALDI to build a new store next to ASDA This is of course dressed up in much needed jobs but I say NO to this application without any question. We use Aldi at New Oscott or Scott Arms, so…

Serious Incident at the Old Horns

Rumours were starting to circulate early this morning of a serious incident last night at the Old Horns. Just had confirmation of a strong police presence there and it sadly appears to be true a stabbing incident has taken place. This may have left one person dead and another injured. Not a great Xmas for…

Three Coverage in Pheasey

My wife is on Three and we have had serious coverage issues in Pheasey and about a mile radius. After some thinking we have now cancelled the contract and quite a few others have as they have a very fair policy on that. So if you are on Three and having these issues (as I…

Inconsiderate Parking

If I have one major bug bear it is inconsiderate people and the example I will show is perfect. Now I am a car driver but also a pedestrian, dog walker, cyclist and when my daughter was younger a wheel chair user. So I use the roads a lot and I hope in all I…

WMCA – the undermining of Democracy

Today we have heard the news I have feared. The govt’s plans for devolution have been approved by all parties in local government and the unelected LEP’s. What this means is a Mayor for the West Midlands will be forced upon the residents with no one asking our views. When in fact Brummies were asked…

Asda Queslett – future in doubt ?

Tonight I have heard from two separate people the same story. Also a third person has confirmed part of this rumour is true. I will post it here for discussion. The story is that Asda at One Stop will be closing. This is no surprise as obviously it is outdated. The rumour goes that they…

Go Fund Pheasey Community Centre

Charlotte Hart from the Great Barr Observer has brought my attention to the appeal to raise £15K to keep the Community centre open. The link is Go FUND ME That is a lot of money to raise for a local community and I wish them the best of luck. However even now it is still…

Pheasey Community Centre an update #walsall

OK you may have noticed been away for a while, apologies for that but things happening to me which lost my enthusiasm a bit. However back now and with a good story it seems nowhere else is covered, which I find strange and especially the great Barr Observer. There are some general details on the…