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A mystery for the narrowboat folk

Here’s one I’ve been sitting on for a couple of weeks now, but it’s about time I shared this wonderful enquiry from the startlingly prolific Andy Dennis, who’s running a great local/genealogy/history blog that’s quite frankly, showing me a clean pair of heels at the moment.
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Remember the man with the clipboard?

Interested to note that yesterday, local police finally issued an alert about the man with the clipboard panhandling for money in the Brownhills and Walsall Wood area, claiming his vehicle has been towed and he needs to get somewhere else – usually Willenhall.

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Adrian Wigley: Funeral details announced

Simon Reeves, friend of sadly departed son of Brownhills Adrian Wigley has been in touch to ask if I’d share with readers the details of Adrian’s funeral, which takes place on Friday 3rd February 2017.

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Walsall Wood FC against The Mikes this afternoon!

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood FC in action against The Mikes this afternoon!

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Clayhanger New Year litter pick this morning!

I see from the excellent Madwblog that there’s a New Year litter pick event going on in Clayhanger this Saturday morning (Saturday 21st January 2017) from 8:30 to 10:30am and all are welcome – kit and gloves provided!
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Sweet thing

I was sad to note at the weekend that Ted Gray, of Black Country confectionary maker and seller Teddy Gray’s had passed away in his sleep at the age of 81.

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Urgent! Bike stolen from Shelfield

This morning (Thursday, January 19th 2017) at 7:10am a Trek 7300 bike like the one above but in white was taken from outside the Co-op at the former Spring Cottage in Shelfield.

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