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So what are today’s elections about, anyway?

So, it’s Thursday may 5th 2016, a polling day in the UK when in our area you get to vote for one of your local coCouncillors and for the next Police and Crime Commissioner.
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It’s about Brownhills

Back on Monday I pointed out that there are local Council and PCC elections in the borough of Walsall this week, on Thursday, 5th May 2016, when you get to vote for one of the three councillors to represent your ward at Walsall, as well as selecting the next Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands.
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There was something on the goods shed

I get some unusual enquires here, and sometimes the best way to approach them is somewhat obliquely – this is a cracker from the wild man of Clayhanger Marsh, Chaz Mason, who’s trying to confirm his memories of an advertisement painted on the wall of a railway goods warehouse in Walsall, that existed in the 50s and 60s.

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Urgent: Brownhills dementia sufferer missing from home

Hi folks – this one is very urgent – please look out and retweet and share as much as possible – Walsall Police are very concerned for the whereabouts of pensioner Victor Whitehouse from Brownhills who suffers from dementia.
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May Day at dawn

I’ve had this wonderful selection of pictures and a video from Ukulele whizz and Nordic Walker Barry Shaw, which were taken by his partner Jan during her annual dawn Nordic walk at the country park on May Day, Sunday, 1st May 2016 – I think readers will agree that they’re stunning.

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Woodmen shoot a failing Star

Last Saturday afternoon (30th April 2016), the Woodmen faced Continental Star at Oak Park, and I think it’s fair to say Walsall Wood sent star home with their reputation in a carrier bag – a thumping five nil win for the Wood lads was a fine finish to the season.

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Standing up for a quiet man

In case you’re unaware, there are local council and PCC elections in the borough of Walsall this week, on Thursday, 5th May 2016, when you get to vote for one of the three councillors to represent your ward at Walsall, as well as selecting the next Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands.

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