Tag Archives: Bloxidge Tallygraph

Stay pressed

In the wake of the continuing closure of local papers, this time in Cannock and South Staffordshire, there’s a very interesting article written by good friend of the Brownhills Blog, Stuart Williams, over at he is revitalised Bloxwich Telegraph. I … Continue reading

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Tanking along…

The question of tank testing in Shire Oak Quarry is ongoing. I’ve received a large number of fine contributions from David Evans, not least this email communication between him and the Tank Museum…. From: David Evans Sent: 26 September 2011 … Continue reading

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Brownhills – let’s talk it up…

Here’s an interesting experiment. Features writer for the Express & Star, Chris Davies, is writing a piece about life in Walsall, and would like recommendations for good Brownhills businesses, places to go, historic stories etc. for a positive feature on … Continue reading

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Heron now!

Took a short ride along the old railway line across Ryders Hayes today, and off to Walsall, returning along the Daw End Branch through Aldridge – mostly following the excellent, traffic-free National Cycle Route 5. Don’t let anybody tell you … Continue reading

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While I’ve been otherwise engaged…

It’s been a bit busy for me in the past week, so the blog has languished for the want of an article over the weekend. Sorry about that, there’s some good stuff lined up for the next few days. Sometimes … Continue reading

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THE BLOXIDGE TALLYGRAPH – Pat Collins’ Lion Tamer

For all those interested in local history, I’d like to heartily recommend this beautifully written and thoroughly researched article from that wonderful Bloxwich site – I hesitate to call it a blog, it’s so much more than that – The … Continue reading

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