1986 LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 The neighbourhood office is for the   
 community.  It's there to sort out    
 peoples problems.  A place where      
 anybody can pay rents and rates.      
 Council tenants can get help with     
 repairs or transfers.  Bursts and     
 general maintainance are also covered 
 in the offices.  Altogether there are 
 33 neighbourhood offices in Walsall.  
 If you wish interviews can take place 
 in private.  About 6,000 peple use the
 Rushall office.  20% are pensioners.  
 Inside four or five people work.      
 Comupter links with the Town Hall are 
 used.  They also advertise what's     
 happening in the local communities.   
 Many offices have multi-lingual       
 staffing.                             
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
 

Map of the area

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