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Victories for common sense? Read more »

Victories for common sense?

It sounds a little trite to say that there were two victories for common sense today at Wolverhampton City Council’s planning committee. But it’s nevertheless true. Two planning applications came before the city’s councillors which deeply affect the Tettenhall/Tettenhall Wood area. The first was the…


The loss of another pub or the demise of an institution? Read more »

The loss of another pub or the demise of an institution?

Can you imagine the day when the very last British pub closes its doors forever? British pubs, once a great institution, are dying the death of a thousand cuts and the announcement that The Claregate Pub is due to be sold and demolished to make…


Society celebrates its first 100 years Read more »

Society celebrates its first 100 years

By Guest blogger Wenonah Davies, chair of Tettenhall & District Horticultural Society It’s been 100 years and counting! Tettenhall and District Horticultural Society was formed in 1915 with two main objectives. Firstly, to promote the interests of allotment holders and gardeners and secondly, to offer…


Mini funfair plan on Tettenhall Green is kicked into touch Read more »

Mini funfair plan on Tettenhall Green is kicked into touch

The controversial plan to place a mini fun fair on Tettenhall Green next to the swimming pool has been scrapped, we can exclusively reveal. Wolverhampton City Council has officially pulled the plug on the idea, after it became a political football with local Conservative councillors…


Do we need a Fun Fair and food stall on Tettenhall Green? Read more »

Do we need a Fun Fair and food stall on Tettenhall Green?

When Tettenhall Councillor Jonathan Yardley announced that cash strapped Wolverhampton Council plans to bring a pay as you ride mini fun fair to Tettenhall Green next to the pool, it produced a veritable storm of comments from local residents and pool users alike. Here are…


The Big Reveal : who's who at the next Make It or Bake It market Read more »

The Big Reveal : who’s who at the next Make It or Bake It market

It’s time to tell who’s coming to the next Make It or Bake It market next month on Sunday May 24th from 10 am – apart from you hopefully! The full range of traders is right here and, as the saying goes “in no particular…


Can you sell your home yourself, with some professional help? Read more »

Can you sell your home yourself, with some professional help?

It’s the big question for any homeowner. When it’s time to sell, are you prepared to surrender six, seven, eight thousand pounds or more of your home investment to a High Street estate agent? Are you even getter a fair deal anyway, one that recognises the estate…


The Price of Progress Read more »

The Price of Progress

For a few moments, imagine Tettenhall in 50 years time. Today’s children will almost certainly look back at a time when their world was greener and wildlife more prolific. There is a price to pay for creating a built environment in which to live and…


How to (quite literally) go out with a bang Read more »

How to (quite literally) go out with a bang

Have you ever given any thought as to exactly how you would like to leave this mortal coil? Burial at sea?  In the favourite part of your own beloved garden?  Or how about having your cremated remains scattered far and wide in a fantastic final…


Three's Company at Make It or Bake It Read more »

Three’s Company at Make It or Bake It

Thanks to the sheer popularity of last year’s two trial Make It or Bake It markets on Tettenhall Upper Green, we are gearing up for our next event! The date for your diary is Sunday 24th May 2015, when hopefully we will enjoy your company at…


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