Most businesses in the borough are acting responsibly and complying with government guidance around business closures regulations and COVID-secure operating practices. The council's environmental health team is working hard to support local businesses and ensure government guidelines are being adhered to. If you are concerned that a business or venue in Walsall is not following the government's regulations, you can report this information to the team online by completing a short form.
Remembrance of the fallen will be observed in Walsall this year, but there will be no parades or public events. As Walsall is currently classified as an area where the local COVID alert level is high, social distancing and protecting the vulnerable, including some of our veterans, is more important than ever
From 30 October 2020 information about Walsall bin collections will go paperless. The move to online collection information will help the service to decrease its carbon footprint by not printing up to 115,000 paper calendars and also reduce environmental impact in eliminating the usual house to house distribution of each leaflet.
22 October 2020
COVID-19 has changed the way that we celebrate special events with our families and friends this year. Although we can’t hold or host Halloween events that doesn’t mean that we can’t have a good time.
Parents and carers are being urged to submit their applications for a year 7 school place for their child before the national application deadline on 31 October 2020. Children born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 are due to transfer to a secondary school in September 2021.