Tag Archives: Lichfield

Explosive stuff

There’s a discussion currently ongoing in the background between contributors the the Brownhills blog about our area during wartime, and the kind of effect the Second World War had on Brownhills and the wider area as a whole – we’re interested primarily in what people remember, or stories they were told about air raids in the locality.
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September 1995 – Walsall Wood FC up in flames!

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 72 of the long lost freesheet, from September 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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That didn’t go to plan… or did it?

I realise this is a bit off piste for the Brownhills Blog, but we have interests in Lichfield, so I think it’s appropriate – a few weeks ago Peter ‘Pedro’ Cutler spotted the following clipping in the newspaper archives.

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Pictures from the 2015Waslall Wood Family fit ‘n’ fun day

Sadly, I was busy and couldn’t make it to the Walsall Wood family fit ‘n’ fun day at Oak Park, but thankfully, reader and certified Walsall Wood Mon™ the young David Evans was on hand to see what all the fuss was about – he caught the event as it was setting up.
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Get your live music fix at the Chase Inn this weekend!

The revival of the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills continues apace – there’s not only great ale and a warm, welcoming atmosphere, but great live music most weekends, too – this Saturday (4th July 2015) at 7:30pm you can catch Electric Soup with support from Black Light Secret and in the afternoon slot on Sunday (5th July 2015) highly rated band Going Diablo play from 4-7pm.

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Cars in the park – On now and tomorrow

Sorry folks, very busy and hanging on by the seat of my pants here – but right now and tomorrow as part of Festival Weekend in Lichfield, it’s the Cars in the Park event at Beacon Park, Lichfield. 10520830_339092102949856_5837814341660889252_o-1 Continue reading

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It’s all kicking off in Lichfield!

It’s a busy old time in Lichfield over the next few days, with The Lichfield Waterworks Trust having a stall at the Lichfield Festival Market this Saturday (4th July 2015), and Kate Cardigan’s informal Lichfield history group, Lichfield Discovered holding an informal monthly pub meeting on Tuseday evening (7th July 2015).

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