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A plaque on your houses – the search continues.

Last week I ran an interesting enquiry from Shirley Jackson, who posed the question of what became of a sculpture of former Dunlop Chairman, George Beharrel, after Fort Dunlop at Castle Bromwich was redeveloped.

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Incident on Clayhanger Common yesterday – West Midlands Police issue statement

As many of you will be aware, yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 14th October 2017) there was an ongoing emergency services incident on Clayhnager Common, which prompted a great deal of local speculation.

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Woodmen surprised at Nuneaton

Nuneaton Griff gave visitors Walsall Wood a bit of a wake-up call yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 14th October 2017) when they held the Woodmen to a no-score draw.

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The end of a nightmare, or just another false dawn?

Right you people – this will be brief as I have no concrete information, and I’m massively sceptical, but here goes – in the last few days a planning application has been submitted for the demolition and replacement of the majority of Ravens Court, to be replaced by two larger retail units and a gym.

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Autumn Leaves Running Day at Aldridge Transport Museum this Sunday – and the finale of Beer and Buses!

While the Beer and Buses festival is ongoing at Aston Manor Transport Museum in Aldridge today and tomorrow (Saturday and Sunday, 14th and 15th October 2017) it’s worth pointing out that tomorrow, as well as the culmination of the beer event, it’s also the Autumn Leaves Running Day at the popular local museum.
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Walsall Wood FC away to Neneaton Griff this afternoon

Walsall Wood are off to Nuneaton this afternoon – can they keep up the winning streak?
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Starting soon and running all weekend – Beer and Buses at Aldridge Transport Museum!

Over this weekend of 13th-15th October 2017, there’s a great, innovative event taking place at Aston Manor Road Transport Museum just off Northgate, Aldridge – Beer and Buses, combining a great beer festival at the local museum, culminating in the Aston Manor Transport Museum Autumn Leaves running day on the Sunday.

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