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Brownhills canal indecent exposure incident

Worrying news reaches me of an indecent exposure incident on the canal in Brownhills last Wednesday night (23rd July 2014), when a lady cycling on the towpath between the Pier Street pedestrian Bridge (near Tesco) and Catshill Junction witnessed a naked man on the far side of the canal near the Silver Court Gardens site.

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A very festive festival

David Evans has kindly sent in these wonderful images of Brownhills Methodist Church Christmas Tree Festival, where there’s also a Christmas Market on today (Saturday, 14th December 2013) from 9:00am until 1:30pm.
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Why not pop in to Brownhills Christmas Tree Festival?

As part of the usual Brownhills Christmas celebrations, this fantastic display is open today…

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Brownhills Canoe Centre open event today!

Today – Sunday, the Canoe and Outdoor Centre in Silver Street, Brownhills will be open to all with free introductory canoe sessions and lots of great activities.
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Brownhills Canoe Centre – get set for summer!

Friend of the blog Bonita Clayton has been in touch from Brownhills Community Association, and asked if I’d publicise an event, happening later this month and the Canoe & Outdoor Centre in Silver Street, Brownhills.
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Christmas events, anyone?

I just wondered if anyone out there had local christmas stuff they wanted publiscising here on the blog. In previous years in Brownhills, the Town Centre Team have had unified ‘Magic of Christmas’ branded events, but since Antonia has moved on to pastures new, it all seems a bit haphazard this year.
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Brownhills Christmas Tree Festival on tonight!

As part of the usual Brownhills Christmas celebrations, this fantastic display opens this evening.
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Fortitude?

An interesting enquire from reader Mike Stackhouse, who’s researching his family history. Mike mailed me to ask the following: Hi Bob, I wonder if you could help me. I have been doing a bit of family tree tracing and with … Continue reading

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Come to a Jubilee tea party in Brownhills this Saturday!

This looks like an interesting event for Saturday. There will be cake, so not being much of a royalist, that’s enough to get my vote. You can never have enough cake, as any cyclist knows. Vickie Heydon-Matterface had this to … Continue reading

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Silver Waters. I kid you not…

I notice with some amusement that the Taylor Wimpey housing development between the Watermead and the Tesco petrol station in Brownhills has been given the nod, and has been christened with the utterly preposterous name of ‘Silver Waters’. Obviously harking … Continue reading

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Going for a Wimpey?

Whilst pottering about today, I noticed that the land between the Watermead Estate and Silver Street, near Tesco in Brownhills, had apparently changed hands. I noted last year that Morris Homes – the developers of Shire Oak Close on the former … Continue reading

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Two Christmas events today in Brownhills!

From Brownhills Town Centre Partnership Facebook page: Today (Saturday, 10th December) sees Brownhills Christmas Market at Brownhills Methodist Church between 9am and 3pm. There will be festive music, children’s crafts and seasonal refreshments as well as a chance to pop … Continue reading

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Tree cheers

Great friend of The Brownhills Blog, Andy Hollyhead, has kindly supplied some pictures from the previously mentioned  Brownhills Christmas Tree Festival taken last night. The festival continues, and tomorrow there will be a Christmas Market at the Methodist Church in … Continue reading

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Brownhills Christmas Tree Festival switch on tonight!

As part of the Christmas Magic in Brownhills series of festive events, this fantastic display opens this evening. Brownhills Christmas Tree Festival Brownhills Methodist Church, Silver Street Switch on : Thursday 8th December @ 7.30pm Come along and see the … Continue reading

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The Brownhills festivities continue…

Vickie Heydon-Matterface from Brownhills Methodist Church (that’s the one by the Market in Silver Street) kindly sent me an email recently to point out that their Christmas tree festival is on Tomorrow, Friday 10th December 2010 and Saturday 11th December, … Continue reading

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How planning works

It seems that a planning application has finally been submitted on behalf of Morris Homes for a housing development on the land just off Silver Street in Brownhills. This won’t come as any surprise to regular readers of this blog, … Continue reading

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Predictable outcomes

Way back in June, 2008 I uploaded a photo to Panoramio of the wasteland that stands unloved and empty on the corner of Silver Street and the Watermead estate in Brownhills. It was just after an attempt had been made … Continue reading

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