Category Archives: Social Media

March 1992 – Are we on our own at night and hounded by day?

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 30 of the long lost freesheet, from March 1992 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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Walsall Wood match off!

Today (24th January 2015), Walsall Wood FC were supposed to be off to Barnsley to replay their tied FA Vase match against Shaw Lane Aquaforce, which hung in a one-all draw last Saturday; sadly following a pitch inspection, the match was called off.
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Post Morton

Readers with long memories may well recall that in December 2014 there was some furore over the selection of the next Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Aldridge Brownhills following the standing down of Richard Shepherd, who’s retiring from his 36 year tenure at the next general election.

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Your guide to Walsall – 125 years ago

Here’s one I’ve been meaning to do for ages, but the sheer labour of it has been off-putting; but now I have access to a professional scanner, it’s a lot easier to scan publications like W Henry Robinson’s ‘Guide to Walsall – an illustrated guide’, which was published in 1889 and is a captivating gazetteer and document of a growing town and its life.
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Missing from home: Charlie the cat

Here’s an urgent appeal for a lost cat that’s come in from reader Chris Wharton, who lives at the bottom of Sandhills on the Lichfield Road near Shore Oak – his beloved ginger and white puss Charlie went out this morning and hasn’t come home.

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February 1992 – Tenants fed up of being fobbed off

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Looking for Andrew John Paul Harvey or Mandy Handley, please

I’m interested in contact details for local people Andrew John Paul Harvey who lived in Walsall Wood for a while, or Mandy Handley (possibly Hanley)who lived in the Whitehorse Road are of Brownhills. Continue reading

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