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   https://go.walsall.gov.uk/covid-19_information IMPORTANT- Edition 18 of the Walsall Council COVID-19 newsletter for residents is out now The latest edition of the COVID-19 News from Walsall Council newsletter for residents is out now. In this edition you’ll find information about: •  National restrictions now in place •  Council services and facilities during lockdown •  COVID-19 vaccination […]

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PLANNING ACTIVITY IN THE WILLENHALL AREA THIS WEEK

by danielbarker on 11 January, 2021

The following is a set of information about Planning Applications that a) after consultation, have been decided this past week, and b) new Planning Applications that have been received this past week: a)Planning Applications which, following consultation, have been decided: Ward: Short Heath Application number: 20/0828 Site location: 46, Magness Crescent, Willenhall, WV12 4QW Proposal: Proposed Rear […]

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Brexit puts an end to channel portability

by danielbarker on 8 January, 2021

BY JULIAN CLOVER (BroadbandTVNews) Brexit has brought an end to UK travellers being able to view their pay-TV subscriptions when overseas. Following the completion of the transition period on December 31st, anyone trying to access a Sky UK subscription in a country of the European Union has been presented with a message advising them that viewing […]

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American Idiot

by danielbarker on 8 January, 2021

The events of this week have brought to mind the lyrics of the song American Idiot by Green Day …… Don’t wanna be an American idiotDon’t want a nation under the new mediaAnd can you hear the sound of hysteria?The subliminal mind f*** America Welcome to a new kind of tensionAll across the alien nationWhere […]

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Published on Local Government Chronicle BY JESSICA HILL One of the country’s most senior election officials has rejected the idea that all-postal voting could replace polling stations in the local elections scheduled for May, as concern amounts about the impact of the ongoing coronavirus crisis on the polls. Peter Stanyon, chief executive of the Association of Electoral […]

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IFS: Covid has exacerbated inequalities

by danielbarker on 6 January, 2021

Author: Daniel Gibson Job Title: Editorial Lead Company: Public Sector Executive The Institute for Fiscal Studies has released its first report of the year, titled Deaton Review of Inequalities: a New Year’s message. The report outlines how Covid has not only highlighted inequalities in Britain, but how it has also made them worse. The report focuses on key areas such […]

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A Financial Times article Nearly €6bn of dealing rerouted to newly created European hubs and primary exchanges For decades, London-based trading systems and big investment banks have been at the heart of cross-border share trading. London’s financial sector started to feel the full effects of Brexit on the first trading day of 2021 as nearly […]

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Determined planning applications – Short Heath

by danielbarker on 4 January, 2021

Application number: 20/0253Site location: LAND ADJACENT TO 16, BENTLEY LANE, WILLENHALLProposal: Erection of a 6no bedroom dwellingDecision: Grant Permission Subject to Conditions Decision Date: 30/12/2020Applicant: Mr Katerina Gyngova Agent: Dr A Al-SohainiApplication type: Full Application: Minor Use Class C3 (Dwellinghouses)Planning officer: Devinder Matharu Email: Devinder.Matharu@walsall.gov.uk Desk Phone: 01922 652 602Mobile: 07385 348 294Click this link […]

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by Cllr Ian Shires, Walsall Liberal Democrat Group Leader Whether or not a school should open this week depends on a number of things, not least of all are the resources that are available to individual schools, and that will vary from school to school. One such resource is teachers. Some will now need to […]

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Happy New Year everybody

by danielbarker on 2 January, 2021

Let’s hope 2021 is a better year for everyone than 2020! Dan Content published and promoted by Willenhall Liberal Democrats all at 23 Lynwood Close, New Invention WV12 5BW

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