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Have you seen this puss lost from Shire Oak?

Reader Rebecca Hearsey has contacted me to say she’s searching for her cat (pictured) who’s gone missing from Shire Oak, after failing to return home yesterday.

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2017 Aldridge Fayre – on today!

Just a quick note to point out that today (Saturday, 24th June 2017) is Aldridge Fayre with fun and entertainment for all the family – and with free entry and car parking, what’s not to love?
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Clayhanger Summer Litter Pick this Sunday afternoon!

I see from the excellent Madwblog that there’s a Summer litter pick event going on in Clayhanger this Sunday afternoon (Sunday 25th June 2017) from 3:00pm until 5:00pm and all are welcome – kit and gloves provided!

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Meet your local coppers this Saturday in Pelsall

I received notice of this great event from Walsall Police via the excellent WMNow service a few days ago, advertising a pop-up meet the police event this Saturday, 24th June 2017 at Pelsall Library from 10am until 12 noon where you can meet your local policing team and get help, crime prevention and public safety advice.

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Walsall Wood Remembrance Parade: An important appeal

Here’s a very important appeal from Lee Bragginton of the 1st Walsall Wood Scout Group, who like all other folks involved with local Remembrance pParades, is appealing for help and donations so the Walsall Wood Parade can take place this year.

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Tragedy at local lake as boy drowns

I’m very sad to relay the news that yesterday evening, a local boy tragically lost his life after entering Ryders Mere, a large pool in the nature reserve situated between Pelsall and Clayhanger.

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Hot spell causes bloom of blue-green algae at Chasewater

This is an important one for dog-walkers and users of Chasewater in general who may let dogs swim in the water – blue green algae has once more been found in the lake, and Staffordshire County Council yesterday (19th June 2017) issued a warning to park users.

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