Category Archives: Followups

Our Village – a great new local history book for Aldridge – out now and selling fast!

There are a handful of great local history books out at the moment, just in time for Christmas, that would makes great gifts for those with a local interest – last week I noted the new book on Brownhills pubs by Clive Roberts, and I’m posting today to point up the new book by Sue Satterthwaite and Len Boulton covering Aldridge.

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Woodmen enter new era with draw at Loughborough

Saturday afternoon (3rd December 2016), Walsall Wood F.C. faced Loughborough University away, and they came home with a respectable draw after some entertaining football.
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Walsall Wood away to Loughborough this afternoon!

Your chance to catch walsall Wood FC away at Loughborough this afternoon!
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Brownhills Christmas Market Magic 2016 – coming soon!

Diane Mansell at the Walsall District Management Team has written to let me know that there will be a Christmas market event in Brownhills this year, planned for Saturday 10th December 2016, and the team are appealing for stallholders.
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Turmoil at Oak Park as Shawbury hammer faltering Wood

Sadly grim times down at Oak Park yesterday afternoon (Saturday 26th November 2016), as an afternoon seeing the unexpected defeat of the Woodmen concluded with the immediate resignation of long time and much respected manger, Mark Swann.

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Walsall Wood at home to Shawbury United this afternoon!

Walsall Wood in action at Oak Park this afternoon against Shawbury – can the Woodmen continue their recovery?

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At long last, the Shire Oak Pub reopens today!

Just a quick note to point out that after a long period of closure, the Shire Oak pub at the Shire Oak crossroads in Brownhills reopens today from 12 noon, Friday 25th November 2015, with a new management team.

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