05 December 2019
£100,000 worth of goods seized, as enforcement officers raid Bescot Sunday Market

£100,000 worth of goods seized, as enforcement officers raid Bescot Sunday Market

Senior Trading Standards officers from Walsall Council led a raid on Sunday 2 December at the Bescot Sunday Market, where a total of 27 enforcement agents hauled in thousands of pounds worth of Counterfeit goods. The National Markets Group (NMG) have identified Bescot Market as one of the top 10 markets in the Country in terms of counterfeiting activity and Walsall Council has been involved in ongoing discussions and the development of strategies to combat the illegal trade associated with the Market.

04 December 2019
Know the warning signs of sexual exploitation this Christmas

Know the warning signs of sexual exploitation this Christmas

With the festive season approaching, people are reminded to be aware of the key warning signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE). The see me, hear me partnership, led by West Midlands Police and councils across the West Midlands, is highlighting the signs of this hidden crime in the run up to Christmas, to help people identify concerns and get help.

02 December 2019

Did you know that Forest Arts Centre has a new name?

From December 2019 the venue becomes the Walsall Arena and Arts Centre.  The change is partly due to the increasing popularity of the Centre's state -of-the-art A3 Arena, which in a few short years has gained a big following with both artists and audiences.  Top draw comedians Chris Ramsey, Omid Djalili and Jenny Eclair have already performed there and it doesn’t stop with laughter either. Timeless folk legends ‘Fairport Convention’ and vintage Soul sensations 'The Drifters' have also graced its stage.

 

02 December 2019

Have you signed up for our online services?

Online services for Council Tax, Business Rates and Benefits are now available, providing you with instant access to your accounts and notification letters. You can access the Revenues and Benefits Services online by registering via our website.

Our online services mean you will no longer need to contact the council but instead be able to access your information from the comfort of your own home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

More online services will be rolled out over the coming year to bring your services into the 21st Century

28 November 2019
Walsall Council working hard to respond to drain cover thefts

Walsall Council working hard to respond to drain cover thefts

Walsall Council are working hard to respond to reports of more than 50 drain cover thefts since the weekend. We would encourage members of the public to help us tackle thefts by reporting any missing manholes or gully covers to our contact centre on 01922 650000.

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