Ian Shires

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Willenhall North Ward, Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Walsall MBC Learn more

Council responds to complaints about dog fouling

by Ian Shires on March 27, 2015

Walsall Council’s Clean and Green have responded to your complaints about dog fouling…… As part of a coordinated approach to dog fouling Environmental Health, Clean and Green/Streetpride and Area Partnerships are working together on different initiatives to reduce this problem.  The main areas of concern are Bloxwich/Blakenall and Willenhall according to logged calls.    We […]

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I have received the following notification that the Poets Corner PH in Keats Road is applying to the Council for an extension of its opening hours. Currently they can stay open on a Friday and Saturday night till 1.00 am the next day. They are looking to extend this to 2.00 am If you live […]

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Published on  Our Walsall 27 Mar 2015 With the Easter holidays upon us, why not book yourself on to an activity in your area? Walsall’s Youth Support Services (YSS) launches its holiday programme on 30th March and is providing some great activities for young people in the borough. To get involved you just need to be […]

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The end of the tax year’s just around the corner, so if you know you’ll need to file a tax return later this year, why not get ahead of the game now – get your receipts and paperwork organised.

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The clocks go forward on 29 March so adjust your heating and hot water timer or you could be wasting up to £240 a year, according to the Energy Saving Trust.

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As the outdoor gym goes into Short Heath Park on Hawthorne Road it becomes obvious that Labour’s cuts have taken their toll on other key elements of the Green Pathways Health Trail linking green spaces across Willenhall. A report to last night’s Willenhall Area Panel highlighted that foot-way links on and between the following sites […]

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Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable today reached an agreement with the Trades Union Congress to begin work towards enabling trades unions to ballot their members electronically. A small expert task force will be established to consider how best to implement e-balloting in keeping with current legislation. Under existing laws, balloting union members for industrial […]

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The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 8.4 per cent in 2014, thanks in part to the increasing use of renewable energy sources. Wind, solar, bioenergy and hydropower technologies generated 19 per cent of the UK’s electricity last year, a record high for the use of clean energy. This shift away from burning coal contributed […]

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New research published by the Government Equalities Office reveals that the ages of seven and eight are critical in keeping girls motivated to play sport. Beyond this age, girls become more self-conscious, some lose confidence and many stop taking part in sport. The study by Women in Sport and the Youth Sport Trust follows research […]

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