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Poundland hits market at £750m

Poundand chief executive Jim McCarthy

Shares in Poundland went on sale today for the first time – at £3 each – as the booming Black Country firm was valued at £750 million.

Con woman’s jail sentence was ‘deserved’

Emma Fisher – lies

A ‘manipulative’ fraudster who claimed she was dying from cancer, was a victim of domestic violence and that her pet dog had vanished, thoroughly deserves her tough jail term, top judges have ruled.

Time called on Willenhall Old Folk's Treat

The Willenhall Old Folks Treat has been a social calendar highlight for the previous 65 years

For many, it is a chance to catch up with old school friends and reminisce about days gone by. But after more than six decades of bringing joy to pensioners, this year’s annual Willenhall Old Folk's Treat will be the last ever.

£21m Walsall Council cuts laid bare

Walsall Council House where vital decisions will be made by councillors which will shape the future of the authority’s services for years to come

‘We have listened to what our residents wanted’ – those were the words of council bosses today as the full scale of £21 million budget cuts were laid bare.

Battle is on over Darlaston waste site plans

A campaign has been stepped up against plans to relocate a controversial waste company that came under fire for using two sites illegally – with a committee set up to fight the proposals and hundreds of signatures added to a petition.