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In the soup at Chasewater – this Saturday!

Two events in one: Kate Cardigan Gomez from Lichfield Lore, Lichfield Discovered etc. has got together with a bunch of community minded folk to set up a community group for volunteers, projects and other Chasewater-area based stuff. Continue reading

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – March 2017 public meeting this Monday!

Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this coming Monday (27th March 2017) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, formerly the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station group.
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Walsall Wood slay Shepshed

On Tuesday evening last (21st March 2017), Walsall Wood FC faced Shepshed Dynamo at home, and the Woodmen proved themselves superior to the visitors in what proved to be a tight, hard fought match, resulting in Wood’s first win in a long time.

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Stationary travellers

There is a good deal of concern at the moment in Brownhills West about a planning consultation currently being undertaken by Cannock Chase District Council, regarding many aspects of local development, but in this case about future provision for Gypsy, traveller and show people sites in the Cannock Chase Council area.

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There’s going to be a jailbreak…

Hey folks – you all know that here on the blog I’m very keen to support charities, particularly ones working so hard to combat cancer and support those enduring it’s effects.
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Models at the museum – a great event happening this Sunday

I see from the events list that Aston Manor Road Transport Museum in Aldridge have a ‘Models at the Museum’ event this Sunday, 26th March 2017 -It starts at 10:00am and should be just the thing for modellers, transport enthusiasts, petrol heads and big kids of all kinds.

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Where does the water go? Find out this Sunday!

An interesting history walk is taking place this Sunday, 26th March 2017 at Chasewater, entitled ‘Where does the water go?’ which takes a look at how the dam infrastructure functions, and some of the industrial history of Anglesey Basin and surrounds.

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