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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…


REVIEW: Compton's special new restaurant by the "river". Read more »

REVIEW: Compton’s special new restaurant by the “river”.

Fiume means “river” in Italian. It’s also Wolverhampton’s relatively new restaurant in Compton, technically speaking located in quiet a pretty spot with limited car parking right next door to the canal. Open seven days a week all day till late, it’s already becoming a popular…


Bringing the village green to life Read more »

Bringing the village green to life

As someone said on Twitter today, “Tettenhall is a special place” and the first Make It or Bake It market proved just that! Local people – and not so local ones – turned up for the market in their absolute droves. The torrential rain of…


Making the best use of a Village Green Read more »

Making the best use of a Village Green

English Village Greens are special places. And in Tettenhall we are lucky enough to have two of them, with Upper Green especially a centre of attraction surrounded by a variety of quality shops. But the Green itself has been under-used for many years. Which is…


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