Tag Archives: Church Hill

The ever-changing skyline

I’ve had some fantastic contact recently with reader Wyrleyrob, who’s helped on a number of historical issues- he’s interested in the Birchills foundry/power station history, and has spoken to his friend, great local historian Jack Haddock – together, they’ve come up with some fine images which I can share.

power station from walsall town centre Continue reading

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Grace and worship

I seem to be getting a lot of history requests, lately. I love those, and welcome questions about any local topic you want to know about. Last week, I was contacted on Facebook by Julie Le-Moine, from The Crib in … Continue reading

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Those poppies look familiar…

I seem to have scooped the Express and Star… from tonight’s edition (2nd June 2009): Dan said he was preparing a feature for the paper… my, that was quick work! Seriously, get your backsides up there; it’s a great spot. … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden – Living with the past.

First of all, credit for this post must go to Dan Slee, Walsall Council’s Press and Publicity Officer, without whose noble efforts this article would not have been written. Twatter does have some uses, after all. Dan, you’re a star. … Continue reading

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