Tag Archives: Lichfield

Stolen Landrover – please keep an eye out, folks

I’ve been contacted by reader Gemma Clarke on behalf of her pal Rebecca Sketchley King, who’s asked if I could possibly request readers look out for her stolen Black Landcover Defender, which was taken from Erdington Road, Aldridge tonight (Monday, 20th October 2014) between 7:40 and 7:55pm.

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Building your new transport network… in 1974

I’m hoping some of the bus and rail enthusiasts can help with this one – a few weeks ago I picked up a 40 year old bus route map for Walsall, Aldridge Lichfield, Brownhills and Cannock, and it’s an interesting little time capsule all of it’s own.

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Hunting Lodge

It’s often the case when compiling the blog that unconnected threads spring at tangents from original articles – and so it was last week when I featured Ruth Penrhyn-Lowe’s excellent scanned postcards in the awfully titled ‘Overcome with emulsion’ post.

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Walsall Wood own Sphinx

Walsall Wood FC were at home to Coventry Sphinx yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 18th October 2014), and were back on stonking form with 90 minutes of wonderfully entertaining football, in which they beat the Cov boys 2-1.

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Walsall Wood face Coventry Sphinx at Oak Park this afternoon

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Ain’t nothing but a found dog – now resolved

Do you recognise the above Staffordshire Bull Terrier – It was found yesterday (Friday 17th October 2014) by Kellymay Worrall in Brownhills.

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Chasewater: here’s why the water is low

Lately, lots of people have been contacting me asking why the water level is so low at Chasewater, and many – including the champion of the waterfowl, Swan Lady Irene Hodges – have been very concerned about the impact of … Continue reading

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