Category Archives: Walsall Wood stuff

Woodmen refuse to Lye down

Last Thursday evening (8th April 2016) Walsall Wood were at home entertaining Lye Town, and a goalless match was the result – but unusually for a goalless match it was a great game and entertained Bill Shaw despite the late of goal action.

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Up around the bend

More here today that goes to show the Venn diagram of history forever curiously overlaps – Ian pell has waded in once more on the subject of the notorious May 1959 rail tour up the Walsall Wood line to the Conduit Colliery – from which a few pictures have emerged over the years and was raised here again last week by Simon Swain with a great new picture.

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Walsall Wood FC at home to Continental Star this afternoon!

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood in action against Continental Star at Oak Park this afternoon!
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Aldridge Manor Youth Club restarts in a new home this coming Tuesday!

Following the sad closure of Aldridge Manor Youth Club, local activist Paul Sharpe has been beavering away to try and continue the club in some form in a new venue – I posted his appeal for help here a couple of months ago.
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Walsall Wood draw in Stourport Swifts stalemate

Back last Monday evening(25th April 2016), Walsall Wood played the latest of their recent marathon match run, when they visited Stourport Swifts at Walshes Meadow, and came home with a respectable draw.

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Can you help record the history of Harpers Buses?

We’ve talked about Harpers busses here on the blog a lot over the years – many of us have fond memories of catching these distinctive green double deckers and coaches to popular local destinations, like Birmingham, Lichfield and Cannock.
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Police appeal: please help find Ruth Anne Smith

This is a very important appeal from West Midlands Police in Walsall, who are currently very concerned for the welfare of Aldridge resident Ruth Anne Smith, who has been missing since Friday, 15th April 2016.
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