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Consultation event in Brownhills this Wednesday!

This Wednesday, 3rd September 2014 from 10am-12pm, there’s a Walsall Council budget Consultation event in Brownhills Library at The Parkview Centre in Brownhills. Everyone is invited to attend and offer their view on prospect cuts to the local council budget, and Council Officers will be on hand to discuss matters.

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In Deed

Some time ago, when Brownhills local Councillor Barbara Cassidy very generously donated some excellent images for publication on the blog, there was an extra item David Evans was allowed to handle and photograph, which is a rather astonishing and wonderful artefact.
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Looking for Brenda Pitt, please

I’m interested in contact details for a local lady called Brenda Pitt who was very possibly married to John Thomas – I think Brenda was a Brownhills resident originally, but may also have lived in Rushall and/or Aldridge. It is believed she may be resident in the local area still. Continue reading

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These are not well-to-do folk…

It’s always a pleasure and delight to feature contributions from Walsall Wood history experts John and Paul Anslow – yesterday they sent me an absolutely remarkable group photo following the wedding of Walter Yates from Walsall Wood to Annie Baker of Stafford in 1910.

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Woodmen fail to dent Stafford Rangers

Before a large crowd of supporters and a coach load of away fans, Walsall Wood FC bravely, but ultimately unsuccessfully fought Stafford Rangers on Saturday afternoon (30th August 2014), to be eventually beaten 3-0. P1010740 Continue reading

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Aldridge Charity Cricket Match and Barbecue this afternoon!

Jasmin Fisher has been in touch to ask if I’d let readers know about the above event – a Charity Cricket Game and Barbecue being held at Aldridge Cricket Club at 1:30pm today, Sunday 31st August 2014.

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Shed burglaries in Shire Oak overnight: did you see anything?

Terri Fallon Nicholls from Lichfield Road in Shire Oak has been in touch today regarding the fact that her shed, and that of a near neighbour were burgled in the early hours of Saturday, 30th August 2014.

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