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Bottling it up

Here’s a lovely little thing from Shirley Jackson, friend of the blog who recently enquired about the monument or statue at Fort Dunlop, a story with is still rumbling on in the background – but this time, Shirley has a lovely bottle opener given to her by her father.

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Warning: sudden rash of vehicle theft and burglary over the weekend

After a fairly quiet few months, there’s been a spate of vehicle thefts and break ins in the Brownhills and Clayhanger areas of late, with a car taken in Clayhanger in the early hours of this morning (Monday, 20th November 2017), and attempted theft beforehand and another attempted in Poplar Avenue, Brownhills at around the same time.

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The Woodmen fell Coppice residents

On Saturday afternoon, Walsall Wood FC took the short stroll up the road to Five Ways at Heath Hayes to comfortably beat Heath Hayes, continuing the Woodmen’s somewhat astonishing performance so far this season.

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Postcard from the city

I’d just like to share these Brownhills postcard images, one of which is for sale on eBay currently, and two others which were shared by a reader who wishes to remain anonymous a couple of weeks ago.
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A memorable day of joy!

Here’s another wonderful contribution from local historian John Sale, who via David Evans, has been contributing some real gems – we started with last week’s Home Guard article which provoked a great deal of discussion – well, this week it’s the 1937 Coronation Celebration Party in Walsall Wood that comes to the fore.

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Walsall Wood Under 18s win against Sutton for first home victory!

Simon Evans via Walsall Wood Under 18s Manager Dylan Somel sent a great report from last week’s Under 18s first home win against Sutton Under 18s which took place on Tuesday 14th November 2017.

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Woodmen exterminate Badgers

Last Tuesday evening saw Walsall Wood FC travel to Brocton FC at Stafford – and once again, the Wood emerged with a stunning score sheet that’s making many question the nature of the water in Walsall Wood at the moment.

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