Local News

Eddie asks PM for a new A&E at Walsall Manor Hospital

As part of my campaign for a new A&E at Manor Hospital I raised the issue directly with the Prime Minister. Help me to fight for you in Westminster by signing my petition in support of attracting more NHS investment to Walsall.

The Great Get Together

Inspired by Jo Cox, the MP who was killed on 16 June 2016, The Great Get Together is about bringing communities together and celebrating all that unites us. This year, The Great Get Together took place on 22nd – 24th June 2018, which would have been Jo’s 44th birthday.

Get your free tickets for the Great Get Together

The Great Get Together is inspired by Jo Cox, who was killed on 16 June 2016. This year, The Great Get Together will take place on 22nd – 24th June 2018, which would have been Jo’s 44th birthday. It's a time to bring our communities together and celebrate all that unites us.

Eddie welcomes £9 million investment in local NHS services

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which covers most of Walsall North, is getting a £3.25 million investment from the Government to create an extra 18 beds in a co-located stroke unit - providing a fully integrated, end-to-end stroke service for NHS Midlands and East.

Eddie & Andy delivering a new station for Willenhall

Reopening the Walsall to Wolverhampton railway line is a key transport pledge I made during the election so I was delighted to welcome the Transport Secretary to Willenhall today to announce it's going to happen.

Eddie meets with new Police Commander to discuss crime

It was great to meet with Chief Superintendent Andy Parsons to pass on recent concerns about crime in Willenhall & Bloxwich and discuss how we can work together. Andy grew up in New Invention / Walsall and returned on 2 January as the Commander on Walsall Neighbourhood Policing Unit.

Evening and weekend GP appointments welcomed by Eddie

As part of the Government’s ambitions for a seven day NHS, Bloxwich, Willenhall and Walsall North residents are being encouraged to use a new service that allows them to book GP appointments during the weekend. I welcome this change. *