Category Archives: Walsall Wood stuff

Urgent – wallet/cardholder lost in Brownhills

Just a quick enquiry from reader Susan Matthews, who has lost a card holder/wallet, possibly in Brownhills towards the end of last week (Friday 26th August 2016).

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Support Walsall Wood FC away against Sporting Khalsa this afternoon!

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood FC away at Sporting Khalsa, Willenhall this afternoon!

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Woodmen lose their mojo to Coleshill

Walsall Wood FC disappointed the fans yesterday (Saturday 27th August 2016) when they lost to Coleshill Town at Oak Park.

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See Walsall Wood FC battle Coleshill Town at home this afternoon!

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood play Coleshill at home this afternoon – can they maintain their fitting spirit after beating the Badgers?

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Badger cull at Oak Park

Last Tuesday evening saw Walsall Wood FC entertain Brocton at Oak Park – hoping for payback for their away defeat a few matches ago.

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Shock closure of Shire Oak pub

Surprising news has reached me that the Shire Oak Pub, landmark at the southern tip of Brownhills, has closed less than twelve months after an extensive refurbishment.

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A remarkable local rail journey – stepping right out of time

There’s currently a buzz in the local rail community and in some groups on Facebook about a 1968 cinefilm recently converted to digital and uploaded online by rail historian and blog regular, Ian Pell – it’s a remarkable, wonderful thing, and Ian has written a fascinating account of the film and line it covers especially for the blog, which I feature below.

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