Category Archives: Interesting photos

Flytipping morons strike again

I’m sad to say hotspots in Brownhills and Aldridge – as well as across the area – are still being blighted by flytippers, often clearly working on a commercial scale – flytipping is a public menace, harms the environment, can be a danger to people and wildlife and costs a lot of money to clean up.
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One little Spark is all it takes…

In the current economic and political climate, good news on public and community services is thin on the ground – so I was very happy to receive news of a wonderful followup to story I featured early this year.
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Get your music fix at the Chase Inn tonight and all weekend…

The live music and good times at Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills continue – and this week there’s a change from the usual schedule with live music this evening, Friday 4th September 2015 from rock covers band ‘Fire’, starting 8pm.

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Rare bike stolen from Aldridge – police issue more CCTV images

West Midlands Police have this morning issued a statement about the bike theft from the Shell Petrol Station in Northgate, Aldridge featured here yesterday, together with more detail and further images of the suspect and vehicle.

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Warning – Ogley Road partially closed at High Street junction from next Monday

This is important folks – from next Monday (7th September 2015) Ogley Road at it’s junction with High Street, Brownhills just by the old Warreners Arms will be partially closed for gas main works.
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Rare bike stolen from Aldridge – please keep an eye out

Can I please ask readers to be on the lookout for the above Santa Cruz Nomad bike, stolen from the Shell petrol station on Northgate at around 5:45pm on Thursday, 20th August 2015?

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Richard Meanley Anson – a Victim Of World War One – can you help?

Long term readers will no doubt remember the fascinating and remarkable story of Arthur Burton, a local Great War hero, whose story was told by David Evans and Desmond Burton in the early days of this blog.
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