24 February 2020
Walsall Council has launched ten litter picking stations to allow the borough’s residents and businesses to easily borrow equipment and be part of the growing social movement to clean up their local area. Six of the litter picking stations are located within the district libraries at Aldridge, Bloxwich, Brownhills, Darlaston and Willenhall as well as at Streetly Community Library. Equipment is also available from Manor Farm Community Centre, Darlaston Town Hall, Pelsall Village Centre and Brownhills Community Centre. The litter picking equipment is available to loan free of charge.
17 February 2020
Water is still draining off land adjacent to Pelsall Road (A4124) Brownhills. Temporary traffic lights are being installed to bring the traffic down to one lane, so that vehicles will be able to drive on the crown of the carriageway surface, where there is less water.
16 February 2020
In response to flooding emergencies, highways officers, Tarmac crews and Clean & Green crews have been working hard since the early hours of this morning to keep the highway network as safe as possible. Here is an update.
***UPDATE as of 1.27pm*** Walsall Arboretum is being closed as the flooding there is making the park unsafe to visit.
There has been significant rainfall overnight, which continues into today and this has resulted in some road closures across the borough, in the interest of public safety.
14 February 2020
Cllr Garry Perry gave a highly visual presentation to the Leader of the Council, Cllr Mike Bird, assorted members and media at a recent Cabinet meeting held in the Council building on 12 February