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Walsall Wood spoil Stafford Town’s Christmas

Boxing Day (Tuesday 26th December 2017) Walsall Wood again continued their renewed upward trajectory with a competent and hearty 6-0 victory at Oak Park over visitors Stafford Town.

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Woodmen conquer Stourport Swifts to snatch four wins on the trot

New Year’s Eve (Saturday, 31st December 2016) saw Walsall Wood FC travel our to Stourport, where Walshes Meadow was the venue for a resurgent Wood team’s fourth win on the trot.

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Woodmen quash Stafford Town in late goal assault

Walsall Wood FC found their form late yet again and successfully fought Stafford Rangers on Tuesday evening (11th October 2016) to ultimately beat Stafford Town an astonishing 5-1.

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Bank Holiday football action – Walsall Wood away against The Mikes this afternoon!

Come watch Walsall Wood FC face Boldmere St. Michaels away at Church Road – just a short hop down the Chestrer Road.2758355_9234a623 Continue reading

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Ticket to ride

A lovely enquiry for the Bank Holiday weekend came in a couple of days ago courtesy of reader Lawrence Hodgkinson, who has submitted a beautiful scan of a rather unusual ticket stub from a railway special excursion in 1952.

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Jobs up for grabs at the Chase Inn, Brownhills

Deb Jacobs from The Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to ask if I’d advertise the vacancies she has at the pub for bar staff and a cleaner; this great pub is recently doing well as a great real ale, cider and music venue, and is certainly pulling in the punters.

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July 1995 – Brownhills Carnival

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 70 of the long lost freesheet, from July 1995 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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August 1995 – Betterbuys come to Inshops

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 71 of the long lost freesheet, from August 1995 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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August 1994 – Fierce attack at BNNR public enquiry

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 59 of the long lost freesheet, from July 1994 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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August 1993 – It’s question time?

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 47 of the long lost freesheet, from August 1993 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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April 1993 – Community Student wins place at university

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 43 of the long lost freesheet, from April 1993 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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March 1993 – Shire Oak goes grant maintained

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 42 of the long lost freesheet, from March 1993 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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February 1993 – Dead-end village as bridge is renewed

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 41 of the long lost freesheet, from February 1993 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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January 1993 – Drugs Indifference

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 40 of the long lost freesheet, from January 1993 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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December 1992 – Governors respond

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 39 of the long lost freesheet, from December 1992 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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November 1992 – ‘The Community Cemetery’ – or is it?

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 38 of the long lost freesheet, from November 1992 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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October 1992 – Police Station to stay open

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 37 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1992 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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September 1992 – Brownhills Bobbies

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 36 of the long lost freesheet, from ASeptember 1992 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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August 1992 – Post Office Telethon effort

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 35 of the long lost freesheet, from August 1992 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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March 1992 – Are we on our own at night and hounded by day?

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 30 of the long lost freesheet, from March 1992 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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February 1992 – Tenants fed up of being fobbed off

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January 1992 – Parking problem reaches boiling point

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 28 of the long lost freesheet, from January 1992 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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December 1991 – A prayer for Christmas

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 27 of the long lost freesheet, from December 1991 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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November 1991 – Tenant fights for loo

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 26 of the long lost freesheet, from November 1991 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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October 1991 – MP calls for a two day exhibition of Toll Road

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 25 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1991 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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September 1991 – Clayhanger residents demand an end to neglect

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 24 of the long lost freesheet, from September 1991 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.Brownhills Gazette September 1991 issue 24_000001 Continue reading

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July 1991 – Litter louts attacked (The missing issue is found!)

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 22 of the long lost freesheet, from July 1991 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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August 1991 – Mindless mini vandals creating havoc for Walsall Wood

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 23 of the long lost freesheet, from August 1991 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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August 1990 – How much longer must we wait for some action?

David Evans, very kindly granted access to the archive held by former editor and contributor Brian Stringer, has been assiduously and conscientiously scanning them all. Every single issue. Every few days, I’m going to feature the next in the series.

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Smooth operators

Here’s a nice one to run for a change – a few days ago the young David Evans dropped me a line to tell me how impressed he was with the new road surface recently laid in Friezland Lane, Shire Oak by Tarmac LaFarge working for Walsall Council.
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Woodmen fail to dent Stafford Rangers

Before a large crowd of supporters and a coach load of away fans, Walsall Wood FC bravely, but ultimately unsuccessfully fought Stafford Rangers on Saturday afternoon (30th August 2014), to be eventually beaten 3-0. P1010740 Continue reading

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Walsall Wood battle Stafford Rangers in FA Cup match this afternoon

Saturday 30th August 2014 – home match Walsall Wood v Stafford Rangers – Come cheer the lads along in this vital FA Cup match.
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Woodmen battle to a draw at Stourport

Well, on bank holiday Monday (25th August 2014) the boys from the Wood had a day out in Stourport, and brought a respectable 1-1 draw back home.
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Walsall Wood entertain Causeway United at home this afternoon

Saturday 23rd August 2014 – home match Walsall Wood v Causeway United – Can the Woodmen continue to regain their mojo?
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Road closure in Brownhills from tomorrow

I see that tomorrow, Friezland Lane in Shire Oak will be closed from 9am-5pm by Walsall Council for ten days for much needed resurfacing works – this is good news for residents and folk who use this cut through, but may cause delays and disruption to busses that use the route.
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Chasewater Railway Annual Charities Day this Sunday

I noticed Chasewater Steam Railway have their Annual Charities Day this Sunday (10th August 2014), with stalls and entertainment for all, and also pet microchipping for a token donation to the RSPCA.
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