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News stories for 17/04/2014

Walsall Arboretum to reopen

Walsall Arboretum is to open as normal tomorrow morning(Thursday 17 April) after part of the park was closed today due to a police incident.

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Walsall Arboretum's historic core closed

Part of Walsall Arboretum is currently closed to the public due to an ongoing police incident.

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Panel continues to monitor special education

The latest local plans to implement national special educational needs (SEN) reforms were presented to children and young people's scrutiny panel at their meeting on Tuesday 8 April.

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Panel meets to share working group findings

Walsall's Children and Young People Scrutiny Panel have scheduled an additional meeting this month to discuss findings of various one off working groups.

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Easter holiday fun at Walsall Museum

At Walsall Museum there are two special opportunities over the Easter holidays for children to get hands-on and make a unique craft item to take home.

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Improvements to Park Street in Walsall Town Centre

Park Street improvements

Repairs to the pedestrian walkways in Park Street will be carried out this month as part of ongoing investment in Walsall Town Centre

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Walsall’s Mayor keeps old tradition alive

Walsall's Mayor will be keeping a centuries-old tradition alive when he supports Walking the Fair later this month.

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Boxing returns to Walsall Town Hall

Boxing returns to Walsall Town Hall next month with a number of midlands based fighters on the bill.

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Easter family fun day at Walsall Leather Museum

Walsall Leather Museum's Easter family fun day returns again this year with a packed programme of activities lined up for all the family.

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Business apprentice proves he's a bright spark

Luke Peacock (Centre) with Julie Stobart (L) and Julie Fearne (R)

When the idea of becoming an electrician turned sour, 21-year old Luke Peacock has proved that 'hard work pays off' by shaping his career through Walsall Works' apprenticeship programme

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Panel asks Society for the Blind to reconsider


Health watchdogs are asking Walsall Society for the Blind to reconsider its decision to withdraw its transport service to day centres.

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Look out for your poll cards


Poll cards will be arriving at Walsall residents' homes from this week as the borough prepares for Local and European Elections next month.

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Step forward the next Bloxwich Carnival Queen


Bloxwich is on the lookout for a new leading lady as the town's Carnival Queen gets set to hand over her crown to a worthy successor.

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