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Distraction thefts in Walsall Wood – be careful, folks.

People are being warned to be on their guard after a couple of distraction theft incidents in the Walsall Wood area over the last few days – the first in Walsall Wood High Street on Saturday 16th July 2016 and the second in Vigo Road yesterday, Monday 18th July 2016.

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Another phone snatch mugging – take care, folks

Following reports of phone-snatch muggings in Lindon Road, on the Brownhills/Walsall Wood border last weekend, there are sketchy reports of another such robbery taking place closer to Streets Corner on the Brownhills Road yesterday.

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Phone snatch mugging in Brownhills – be on your guard

There’s currently a status circulating on Facebook stating there’s recently been a phone-snatch mugging on Lindon Road on the Brownhills-Walsall Wood border – I haven’t been able to verify this with the police yet but a warning and appeal would seem prudent.
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Putting the Staffordshire Hoard in Context

This is just a quick note to flag up a great talk by an excellent speaker coming up at Walsall Local History Centre on Monday 3rd March 2014, when Dr Chris Upton will be hosting a talk ‘The Kingdom of Mercia and the Staffordshire Hoard’.
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Staffordshire Hoard public meeting tonight!

The Clayhanger Kid – perhaps better known to readers of The Brownhills Blog as Brian Stringer is, with other interested parties, tonight holding a public meeting about the Staffordshire Hoard at the Parkview Centre in Brownhills, at 7pm. Brian initially … Continue reading

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