Professor Benjamin Zephaniah remembered: Poet, actor and great champion of causes
Writer Professor Benjamin Zephaniah leaves a huge cultural hole after dying at the age of 65.
'Rain won't stop us!' Hundreds turn up to welcome famous Christmas Coca-Cola truck to Wolverhampton
Hundreds of people have braved the rain to get a first look at the iconic Christmas Coca-Cola truck.
Three from Walsall charged with Class A drug supply involving diamorphine and crack cocaine
Three men have been arrested and charged with Class A drug supply following raids across Walsall on Wednesday
New waste management vehicles to be snapped up by council
Fleet to replace outdated stock to save on annual hire costs
Waste management services to buy new vehicles
Three new environmental services vehicles are to be purchased by Wolverhampton Council to replace outdated fleet stock. The one-off procurement will also avoid ongoing annual hire costs currently being incurred by the city’s waste management department.
Building of 24 new homes on former Wolverhampton play site to start in summer
The building of 24 new council homes on the site of a former adventure playground in Wolverhampton will begin next summer, housing bosses have announced.
Residents in this town are the happiest in the Midlands
The site has ranked the top places to live in the region
Grateful family raise more than £2,000 for Wolverhampton’s intensive care nurses and patients to say thank you
A grateful family were so impressed with the care their loved one received before her death they raised £2,350 for Wolverhampton’s intensive care nurses and patients.
Former adventure playground site to be developed into council housing
Building of 24 new homes to start next summer
Watch the CCTV footage which helped convict waste recycling company boss of manslaughter as new picture of victim released
CCTV footage has been released of the moment the boss of a waste recycling company lifted a worker onto an industrial shredder where he fell to his death.
Appeal for sites to be used for thousands of homes over the coming years
Walsall is looking to identify land which will see thousands of homes and employment space created for the future
Appeal to find Wolverhampton man with distinctive tattoos wanted on suspicion of assault
Police are appealing to the public for help to find a Wolverhampton man with distinctive tattoos who is wanted on suspicion of assault.
Waste company boss guilty over death of labourer crushed in shredder
The remains of David Willis were never found after he fell inside the diesel-powered machine
New-look for Birmingham New Road ahead of Metro bridge after landmark removed
This is the new but temporary view for road users along the busy Birmingham New Road near Dudley after the removal of the landmark railway bridge.
Operator secured for £2m landmark cinema redevelopment
Former Light House to reopen as new four-screen venue in 2024
Nearly a quarter of staff absence at Black Country hospital trusts over past year was stress-related
Nearly a quarter of staff absences at Black Country hospital trusts over the past year were stress-related, new figures show.
How Wolves plunged to the lower leagues and nearly ceased to exist - Part 15: Bill McGarry brings some order back to Molineux
In more detail than ever before, the Express & Star tells the full Bhatti brothers story – a troubled era that saw Wolves plunge to depths of the lower leagues and face financial oblivion. In Part 15, the return of Bill McGarry brings some welcome stability.
Family pay tribute to woman, 82, who died after five-car collision in Wolverhampton
The family of a woman who died following a collision in Wolverhampton have paid poignant tribute to the "greatest mother, grandmother and great-grandmother any family could ever have wanted".
Jury begins deliberating in Bushbury playground shooting trial
A jury has begun its deliberations in the trial of a Wolverhampton playground shooting where three men deny attempting to murder a person unknown.
Family pay tribute to 'greatest mother, grandmother and great-grandmother' killed in collision
Mary Wilmore, 82, was described as the 'greatest mother, grandmother and great-grandmother any family could ever have wanted'