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Over 50s employment support event at Brownhills Library this morning!

A bit late I know, but might catch a few of you at least: There’s a specialist over 50s employment support/information event happening TOADY 4th April 2017 at Brownhills Library (Tuesday 4th April 2017), from 9:30-11:30am.

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Top author and Crime Scene Investigator to give free talk at Brownhills Library this afternoon!

Naomi Jones, Area Librarian from Brownhills Library at the Parkview Centre has been in touch to point out they that have a great talk this afternoon (Tuesday, 26th April 2016) from 2:30pm by noted author and Crime Scene Investigator, Paul Trembling.

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Free Kids Lego Club at Brownhills Library this Saturday morning!

Naomi Jones, Area Librarian from Brownhills Library at the Parkview Centre has been in touch to ask if I could give a plug for their kids Lego club this Saturday, 2nd April 2016.
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Free Kids Lego Club starting at Brownhills Library this Saturday!

Naomi Jones, Area Librarian from Brownhills Library at the Parkview Centre has been in touch to ask if I could give a plug for a new kids Lego club they’re starting this coming Saturday, 7th November 2015.

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Coffee morning at Brownhills Library on now!

Walsall Library service in partnership with Walsall Healthcare NHS is hosting a free coffee morning at Brownhills Library, Parkview Centre, Today Friday 9 October from 9.30am to 1pm as part of World Mental Health Day.

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Folded book art event at Brownhills Library today!

Naomi Jones, Area Librarian from Brownhills Library at the Parkview Centre has been in touch to ask if I could give a plug for a folded book art event being held at Brownhills Library today (Thursday 13th August 2015), from 10:30-11:30am.
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Folded book art event at Brownhills Library tomorrow!

Naomi Jones, Area Librarian from Brownhills Library at the Parkview Centre has been in touch to ask if I could give a plug for a folded book art event being held at Brownhills Library tomorrow (Thursday 18th June 2015), from 2pm-3pm.
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Need help creating your CV? Free workshop tomorrow!

Naomi Jones, Area Librarian from Brownhills Library at the Parkview Centre has been in touch to ask if I could give a plug for a CV Development Workshop being held at Brownhills Library tomorrow (Tuesday 16th June 2015), from 10:15am-12:30pm.

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May 1992 – Proposed development of Sandhills

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 32 of the long lost freesheet, from May 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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Plan for 200 new homes in central Brownhills approved

Way back in April this year, I first noted the consultation and plan to finally redevelop the wasteland in Brownhills that was once Silver Court Gardens, the notorious tenement maisonette estate that was demolished in 2004, into over 100 dwellings.
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Application submitted for large Brownhills housing development

It comes I’m sure, as no surprise that Walsall Housing Group (WHG) have been planning a huge new housing development in central Brownhills for some time now – after all, last month I advertised a one-day consultation on plans to build houses on the former site of Silver Court Gardens, behind Silver Court, on land that’s now vacant.

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Redevelopment of Silver Court Gardens – have your say

There’s been loads of buzz since my article last weekend about the new development Walsall Housing Group are considering putting forward for the derelict wasteland that was once Silver Court Gardens in Brownhills – now you can attend the consultation and make your voice heard.
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Silver Court Gardens – a positive development

Hey folks, this is important – I was sent a link to this press release by friend of the blog Sarah Treadwell on Friday, and this it is potentially great news – I’ve known for a while that Walsall Housing Group have been looking to redevelop the land left vacant a decade ago with the demolition of Silver Court Gardens in central Brownhills.
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End of an era?

Thanks to the anonymous reader who flagged this up with me a couple of days ago. Further to our recent rumination on the matter of the former Royal Oak, at Bullings Heath, it’s been noted that the piece of land … Continue reading

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Walsall planning appeal shock!

Readers may well recall the excellent article about the regeneration of the Reedswood power station site, written by top contributor and Brownhills bloke Andy Dennis. In it, Andy pointed out that further development of the site outside the council’s guidelines … Continue reading

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When the lights go out

Recently, there has been some debate locally about reclamation of former industrial sites, and the role of developers and local government. In all the cant and bluster, it’s often lost that most of these projects are hugely successful and take … Continue reading

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