The date for the 2018 local government elections is the 3rd May when electors will have opportunity to elect local councillors. We are pleased that we have candidates standing in all six wards. In Aldridge Central & South ward Cllr John Murray is seeking re-election, as is Anthony Harris in Aldridge North and Walsall Wood. While in Brownhills and Rushall-Shelfield we have new candidates. In Brownhills Steve Craddock, currently an independent councillor, is seeking re-election, and in Rushall-Shelfield Vera Waters is contesting this seat for the first time.