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Two sugars please: join the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this Saturday in Brownhills!

John Fogarty from Brownhills Community Association has been in touch to point out they have an event planned this Saturday 29th September 2018 as part of the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning campaign. Their Coffee Morning will take place at … Continue reading

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Keep your hair on – Brownhills Wilkinson are getting wiggy with it!

Toria Amy has been in touch – she’s just one of the great community minded folk who work at the Wilkinson store in Brownhills, and they’ve informed me that they have organised an event as part of the ‘Get Wiggy With … Continue reading

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A short cut for charity!

I’ve had a note from friend of the blog Tracey Murphy who’s ask me to pop a note here about a sponsored haircut for the Teenage Cancer Trust that’s taking place at the Fresh2 salon in Brownhills this Friday (15th April 2015) at 5:30pm.

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Caters: a Brownhills business remembered

Following the sad announcement of the passing of Michael Cater, formerly of the FW Cater electrical shop in Brownhills, I had a couple of lovely contributions in memory of this wonderful, but lost Brownhills business. Continue reading

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Funeral arrangements for Michael Cater

I have been contacted by Vicky Woolston who has informed me of some very sad news: the passing of Michael Cater, who ran a very longstanding electrical and audio store in Brownhills for years – Caters.

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Funeral arrangements for John Seedhouse

Friend of the blog Mick Roseblade has kindly dropped me a line to ask if I’d publicise the funeral details for John Seedhouse, who passed away at his home recently – John was a well loved and greatly respected member of the community who will be remembered by many for his love of Walsall Wood FC, which he chaired for a while.

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Funeral arrangements for Gareth Perrins-Seedhouse

Following my post a few days ago where I shared the awful news that Gareth Perrins-Seedhouse had passed away, I received a lovely and very kind email from Mick Roseblade, a close friend of the family, who’s also asked me to publicise the arrangements for Gareth’s funeral.
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On the loss of a great, great man

It is with great sadness and a large degree of personal grief that I must share the tragic news that Brownhills lad, Walsall Council Parks guy and top fundraiser Gareth Perrins-Seedhouse yesterday passed away following a tenacious and long fight with cancer.
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Great fashion Event at the Memo

Astrid van der Burgt from Brownhills Townswomen’s Guild writes to inform me that there’s a fashion and clothing event happening on Thursday 15th May 2014 at the Memorial Hall in Lichfield Road, Brownhills starting at 7:30pm and running until 10:30pm.
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It’s all in the game…

What to do – a great charity football match yesterday at Oak Park in Walsall Wood; two fine match reports by local footy stalwarts Bill Shaw and the young David Evans, plus some great photos by the latter – nothing for it but to run both.

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Scoring for Stephen – Charity football match this afternoon!

Blimey, it’s all going on this afternoon – as well as other events advertised here, there’s a great charity football match taking place at the Walsall Wood FC ground, Oak Park – kicking off at 3pm, when Shire Oak Saints Under 18s face the Shire Oak All Stars.
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Scoring for Stephen – Charity football match this Sunday!

Blimey, it’s all going on this coming Sunday – as well as other events advertised here, there’s a great charity football match taking place at the Walsall Wood FC ground, Oak Park – kicking off at 3pm, when Shire Oak Saints Under 18s face the Shire Oak All Stars.
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Fashion Event in Brownhills – book your ticket now!

Astrid van der Burgt from Brownhills Townswomen’s Guild writes to inform me that there’s a fashion and clothing event happening on Thursday 14th November 2013 at the Memorial Hall in Lichfield Road, Brownhills, at 7:30pm.
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Generous to a tea!

Bonita Clayton from Brownhills Community Association has been in touch to let me know that their recent fundraising event for Macmillan went very well indeed, and asked if I could thank all those who took part. It is, of course, my … Continue reading

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Brownhills Wilkinson raise £120 for MacMillan!

I asked Nicole Quinn from Wiklinson, Brownhills to let me know how she and her workmates got on with their MacMillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event last Friday, and good to her word, Nicole has kindly let me know that the team raised £120.
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Two sugars please!

Further to yesterday’s plug for the Brownhills Wilkinson Macmillan Coffee Morning Event, Bonita Clayton and Eamonn Regan from Brownhills Community Association have been in touch to point out they have an event planned as part of the same fundraising campaign.
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Join in the world’s biggest coffee morning!

Nicole Quinn and her friend Sally have been in touch – they’re just two of the great community minded folk who work at the Wilkinson store in Brownhills, and they’ve informed me that they have organised an event as part of the Macmillan Coffee Morning campaign, set to take place in Brownhills this Friday morning from 10:30-12:30.
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Fashion Event in Brownhills this Thursday!

Astrid van der Burgt from Brownhills Townswomen’s Guild writes to inform me that there’s a fashion and clothing event happening on Thursday 7th March 2013 (tomorrow) at the Memorial Hall in Lichfield Road, Brownhills, at 7:30pm.
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A thank you, from me and a very great man

Readers will remember that last week, I appealed for donations on behalf of Gareth Perrins-Seedhouse, a fellow Brownhills lad who, despite fighting cancer, is undertaking the Shenstone Fun Run next Sunday, 1st July 2012. It seems that Gareth’s story and … Continue reading

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A great man needs our support…

I’ve been contacted by council officer, good friend and fellow Walsall Blogger Kate Goodall, who’s asked me to put the word out for a colleague and Brownhillian who’s raising money for the Young Person’s Cancer Unit at the Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Why we fight

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