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One and a half centuries

Here’s a film I’ve been keeping an eye out for for a while, and it was finally uploaded to YouTube last week by David Harper, for which I’m very grateful.

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Walsall Wood under 18s flatten Kidsgrove

Since the main team are on a layoff today, both I and the young David Evans thought it might be good to highlight last weeks evening fixture from the Walsall Wood Under 18s team, when it’s fair to say the Wood kids hammered visitors Kidsgrove Athletic.

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Get your live music fix at the Chase Inn this weekend!

The revival of the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills continues apace – there’s not only great ale and a warm, welcoming atmosphere, but great live music most weekends, too – tonight, (Saturday 29th August 2015) at 9:00pm you can catch rock covers band Fire, and in the afternoon slot 5-8pm on Sunday (30th August 2015) Roy C (Roy Conrad from Eagles tribute band Talon).

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – August public meeting this evening

Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this evening (Thursday 27th August 2015) there is a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, formerly the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station group.
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Catch San Brett live on the radio tonight – live from Brownhills!

Just a quick post to highlight that friend of the blog and queen of the Brownhills Full English San Brett will be live on 2ndcityradio.net tonight (Wednesday 26th August 2015) from 7-9pm – tune in on line at the link below.

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Arachnofoolya

A bit of a departure, but this is an article of been longing to run since I received it a couple of weeks ago, but sadly ongoing current affairs prevented it – However, I’m proud today to feature Peter ‘Pedro’ Cutler’s latest piece of historical investigation.

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Knaves Court open day and fete this Thursday!

Knaves Court, the elderly person’s housing complex in Brownhills near Anchor Bridge, are holding an open day and fete this Thursday, 27th August 2015, and everyone is welcome to attend.

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