Wolverhampton Express and Star
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2 Jun p. 15 Credit Crunch Hits Triangle Plan - delay to Wolverhampton Triangle development including transformation of former Scala cinema into hotel; p. 16 Neglected Area Due for Massive Revamp - council to commission plans for multi-million pound revamp of Park Village.
3 Jun p. 5 Banqueting Plans for Ex-Bingo Hall - objections by West Midlands Police over scheme to transform former Odeon cinema and Mecca Bingo hall building into a banqueting suite; p. 8 Boot Factory Photo Mystery... James Baker & Sons images; p. 10 Store Unveils Plan for Wombourne - new scheme to build Sainsbury store in Wombourne; p. 11 Shining Example of Hospice Renovation - photos of refurbished Compton Hospice interior; p. 20 Renovation Work on Low Level Station Completed; p. 21 Aerial Image of New Cross Hospital - 100m redevelopment scheme announced;
p. 21 Joy for School - Trinity C of E Primary celebrates glowing Ofsted report.
4 Jun p. 11 Plans to Revamp Football Club - Bilston Town Football Club; p. 13 Student Village - student village development planned for land at Culwell Street, opposite Low Level Station, wit artist's impressions; p. 20 Electronic Play Site unveiled - elecytronic and interactive play equipment to be installed at Taylors Playing Fields, Burton Road, Heath Town.
5 Jun p. 1 1m Plans to Convert Bank into Restaurant - refurbishment plans for former Lloyds TSB building, Darlington Street; p. 10 Host of Gems... buildings set to be added to city council's heritage protection list including Royal Oak pub, Tettenhall Wood; p. 20 Regulars Say Cheers... 50th anniversary of The Chindit pub, Merridale Road; p. 24 School Focus: Graiseley Primary.
6 Jun p. 1 Rachael to Collect OBE - Rachael Heyhoe Flint awarded OBE; p. 10 Historic Site Revamp... Royal Hospital transformation; p. 10 Rebirth of Low Level Station, including internal photos; p. 12 Regulars' Dismay as Pubs Shut Down - Pheasant Inn, Wednesfield and Swan Bank Tavern, Bilston; p. 53 Bantock Home to Men who Shaped City - brief history of Bantock House and the Bantock family.
7 Jun p. 1 Work on Historic Church - 160,000 project to transform interior of Holy Trinity Church Bilston; p. 4 Vintage Day of Fun - steam rally at West Park.
9 Jun p. 4 Bilston Town to Kick off New Era... new Bilston Town football stadium, with artist's impressions; p. 16 Art Staff See Bigger Picture... Art Gallery receives 200,000 from HLF to expand collections; p. 33 Brigades Join Up - 80th anniversary of Bradley Boys' and Girls' Brigade.
10 Jun pp. 1 & 6 Ultimatum Over Exams - six Wolverhampton Schools threatened with closure unless GCSE result improve: Northicote, Moseley Park, Coppice, Wednesfield High, Parkfield and Pendeford; p. 4 Old Bingo Hall to be Wedding Venue - former Odeon Cinema and Mecca Bingo Hall, Skinner Street; p. 15 Countdown Begins for Goodyear Icon - landmark chimney at Goodyear site to be demolished soon; p. 21 Launch Under Way - community centre opened at Loxdale Primary School.
11 Jun p. 1 Carillion Poised... Carillion favourite to secure Summer Row shopping complex contract; Connaught Hotel... officially reopens after refurbishment; p. 11 Permanent Park and Ride Plan... plans submitted for park and ride base at land on the corner of Showell Road and Bushbury Lane.
12 Jun p. 1 Carillion Staff... Carillion moves office from Waterloo Road to former Staffordshire Building Society building on Ring Road St Mark's; p. 15 Centre Reopening - Alan Garner Centre reopens aftetr refurbishment; p. 20 Fury as City Boozer...The White Rose, Bilston, faces demolition.
13 Jun pp. 1 & 25 Upmarket Pubs Shut - Greyhound, Lower Penn and Cross Guns, Codsall; p. 1 Tesco Fury Over New Store - wrangle between Tesco and Sainsburys for Raglan Street site;p. 4 First Look at Tesco Store - artist's impressions for both Tesco and Sainsburys stores planned for Raglan Street site; p. 18 Dozens of Homes to Go... in transformation plan for The Lunt estate; p. 22 Track's Success... brief history of Wolverhampton Racecourse, with photos; p. 24 Council Puts Brakes on Park and Ride Bid.
14 June p. 37 Closure-Threat School - Pendeford Business and Enterprise College receives glowing Ofsted report.
16 Jun p. 10 Civic Centre Parking Move...plans for 24-hour parking at Civic Centre shelved; p. 12 Runners on Marks... Wolverhampton Marathon entrants doubles; p. 16 Message of Hope at Civic Service - annual Civic Sunday service at St Peter's Church.
17 Jun p. 1 Eye Infirmary to Move Again - Eye Infirmary buildings to be demolished under plans to restructure New Cross Hospital.
18 Jun pp. 1 & 10 New Prison Set for Village - Ministry of Justice unveils plans for new Featherstone prison; p. 4 Jobs Joy in College Revamp - transformation of Wolverhampton College Bilston campus.
19 Jun p. 5 League Table Misery for City's University - Good University Guide rates University of Wolverhampton sixth from bottom in countrywide survey; p. 5 Triangle Scheme Moving Forward - development of area bordered by School Street, Worcester Street and Little Brickkiln Street; p. 12 Memories Flood Back... reunion of former pupils fromWolverhampton Intermediate School; p. 13 Former Glory Returns to Molineux Hotel - restoration of Molineux Hotel in preparation for City Archives; p. 22 Traffic Hazards Concern Over Lidl - proposed Lidl store in Finchfield, with artist's impression.
20 Jun p. 7 Historic Chimney... public viewing area to be set up for Goodyear chimney demolition on 29 June; p. 10 Steve Pipes Up... city organist Steve Tovey with the Compton Organ at the Civic Hall; p. 10 100m Project for Hospital... planning chiefs urged to agree proposals for redevelopment of New Cross Hospital; p. 13 Apartments to Revive Derelict Building - Heritage Lottery funding to transform 182 Stafford Street into 12 apartments; p. 18 Waves of Nostalgia for Pool Glory Days - Heath Town Baths; p. 23 Towpath Facelift Finished... canal towpaths transformation completed as part of i54 project; p. 24 First Glimpse of 700,000 Revamp - renovation work at The Bradmore Arms; p. 26 Eyesore Pub May Remain - Wood Hayes, Fallings Park.
21 Jun p. 4 Official Launch of Curve Flats - Curve development flats in Temple Street officially opened by Lord Bilston and Rob Marris MP; p. 18 Fans Can Fly... aircraft open day at G E Aviation, Wobaston Road, Pendeford; p. 19 Superprison Plans to Go on Display - designs for new prison at Featherstone.
23 Jun p. 8 100 Years of Penn Golf Club - centenary celebrations.
24 Jun p. 10 First Look at Planned Lidl Supermarket - artist's impression of proposed superstore on site of former Castlecroft Garage, Finchfield.
25 Jun pp. 1, 10 & 19 Lidl Wins Battle to Build Store - council planning committee grants delgated approval for new Lidl store to be built on site of former Castlecroft Garage, Finchfield; p. 10 New Cross Hospital Revamp... first phase of hospital transformation is approved; p. 16 Pubs in Crisis report, including The Pheasant Inn, Wednesfield; p. 19 Tesco Loses Battle... to build new superstore in Wombourne; p. 19 Delight Over Burial Site - permission granted to build new burial ground at Sytch Lane, Wombourne.
26 Jun pp. 1 & 4 Beacon Fined... Beacon Radio and other stations fined record 1.1m over competition; p. 5 Fighting Talk from Tesco - planned superstore in Wombourne; p. 10 School Focus: Westacre Infant School; p. 22 Tough Times for Boozers - focusing on The Quarter House and The Dog and Partridge, Wednesfield; p. 28 New Cross Leads Way... Heart and Lung Centre at New Cross Hospital praised by Royal College of Physicians; p. Deadline for Courthouse - 30m project for new magistrates' courthouse at junction of Darlington Street and Ring Road.
27 Jun pp. 1 & 7 Red Route Row Rages - controversy over A449 Stafford Road Red Route scheme; p. 1 Stacks of Excitement - approaching demolition of Goodyear chimney; p. 20 Architectural Gems... feature about city's Victorian buildings including Central Library, Art Gallery and School of Art building; p. 26 Home Secretary... Jacqui Smith visits Jennie Lee Centre.
28 Jun pp. 1 & 18 Goodyear History... chimney's imminent demolition but clocktower will be restored; p. 6 George Cross Winner at School - Lisa Potts awards medals for Believe2Achieve event at Aldersley Leisure Village; p. 17 No More Red Routes... planned Red Route for Birmingham New Road.
30 Jun pp. 1, 10 & 11 City Skyline Changes... demolition of Goodyear chimney; p. 5 Red Route Report Row - council report says Stafford Road Red Route should stay; p. 14 Choir Ends 34 Years... Wulfrun Consort of Voices gives its last performance at St Columba's Church; p. 25 Everyone Lending a Hand... 100th anniversary of Tabernacle Baptist Church.
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