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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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Woodmen get back in the game to beat Lye

I’m pleased to note that when Walsall Wood FC faced Lye Town FC at Oak Park yesterday afternoon (Saturday 22nd August 2015) they seemed to have re-discovered mojo, beating the visitors 2-1.

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Brownhills VJ Day commemoration this Saturday

Hey people, listen up – theres a really important service taking place this Saturday morning (15th August 2015), commemorating the 70 year anniversary of VJ Day – it’s being held by Brownhills British Legion at the Cenotaph at St James in Brownhills at 11am.
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Walsall Wood FC on the telly!

Here’s one for the Walsall Wood FC fans out there – I’ve got the full video of the edition of Big Centre TV’s ‘Extra Time’ featuring Andy Roper and Graham Collins of the club – you can watch it in the player below.

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Crowning glory

One subject that has precious little presence in the historical record, yet keeps cropping up again and again is that of the local Working Mens Clubs.
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November 1995 – Grandad’s a hero (and here’s when the story ends)

Completing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present the final issue – number 74 – of the long lost freesheet, from November 1995 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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Fire from above

A week or so ago I raised the somewhat vexed question here of the number and effects of air raids over our area during the Second World War, and asked what readers knew, and the things they had heard.

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