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Bogus caller cons OAP in Shire Oak

Yet another report reaches me regarding bogus tradesmen calling on the elderly and attempting to coerce them into handing money over for bout and unneeded services.

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Bogus caller cons elderly lady out of £280 – be on your guard!

I am seeing various reports circulating locally about bogus tradesmen calling on the elderly and attempting to coerce them into handing money over or having work done against their will.
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Seeing the Wood for the trees

Continuing the paper maps, here’s an 1884 12,500 scale Ordnance Survey map of southern Walsall Wood.
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