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Beat the burglar on these darker nights Read more »

Beat the burglar on these darker nights

With the darker nights creeping in, the Oxley and Tettenhall Neighbourhood police team are urging residents to ensure that their homes are locked and secure at all times to prevent being victims of crime. We often see a seasonal rise in burglary dwellings at this…


Graham's new venture looks set for take off Read more »

Graham’s new venture looks set for take off

Ever fancied having an aerial photo of your own home? Well now you can.  What’s more – and here’s the best bit – you can take the photo yourself! If you’re reading this blog then it’s highly likely that you live locally, which means you’re…


After a life in the fast lane, greyhounds make great pets Read more »

After a life in the fast lane, greyhounds make great pets

Here’s a fact of life that you may not be aware of. Greyhounds make wonderful pets. And Wolverhampton is lucky, right on its very doorstep, to have a branch of the Retired Greyhound Trust, one of 72 of its kind in the UK.   Managed by…


A-Z of Make It or Bake It - Second Helpings Read more »

A-Z of Make It or Bake It – Second Helpings

Everyone likes Second Helpings – and so there’s another chance to enjoy one last day of summer on Tettenhall’s Upper Green on Sunday (21st Sept). At Make It or Bake It, there will be a tremendous, hand-picked display of local artists, crafters, makers and quality…


Introducing Tettenhall's new police sergeant Read more »

Introducing Tettenhall’s new police sergeant

Firstly I would like to introduce myself as the new Police Sergeant of the Oxley and Tettenhall Neighbourhood Policing Team. I am really pleased to have been selected to manage the team, following the recent move of my predecessor Sergeant David Willetts. David has completed…


Take a look at pensions again – there's been some big changes Read more »

Take a look at pensions again – there’s been some big changes

For many years pensions have declined in popularity, for a host of reasons. Poor performance, charges, lack of appropriate information and falling annuity rates to mention just a few. However, George Osborne announced some very dramatic changes to pensions in the Budget in March 2014,…


Neighbourhood Wardens Service set to be scrapped Read more »

Neighbourhood Wardens Service set to be scrapped

There’s no doubt about it, Wolverhampton City Council is still struggling to make its massively reduced budget work. The budget “challenge” as they call it identified a deficit of £123 million. This has been partly addressed by savings that were proposed and agreed as part…


99 Reasons to go to the Annual Show Read more »

99 Reasons to go to the Annual Show

One of the oldest gardening societies in the city is about to celebrate its first 100 years in 2015. Tettenhall and District Horticultural Society was formed way back in 1915 to promote “the cultivation and enjoyment of flowers, fruit and vegetables” within Tettenhall and its…


Make It or Bake It - second helpings! Read more »

Make It or Bake It – second helpings!

Here’s an important announcement! Plans for a repeat of the extremely successful Make It or Bake It market on Tettenhall Upper Green are well in hand. We always hoped to bring the market to the village green twice per year in the Spring and Autumn.…


Top ten tips when employing a Trader Read more »

Top ten tips when employing a Trader

Thinking about doing some home improvements? Want some garden maintenance and bit of landscaping? Wolverhampton Trading Standards and West Midlands Police have got together to release some top tips that you should act on when employing a trader you don’t already know or trust. It…


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