The Sunday papers…

Pedro Cutler has been a bit of a whizz of late with the newspaper archives. It seems he’s been scouring the old editions of the Lichfield Mercury for Walsall Wood relevant news. More to follow. He’s found some great snippets, which make cracking reading for a Sunday afternoon – if anyone has further to add…

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Stag do

Had a lovely email this morning from regular reader and commenter Caz, who’s a great appreciator of the local deer population. She’s supplied some lovely photos of a young stag she spotted on the driveway to the waterworks in Green Lane, Walsall Wood, opposite Jockey Meadows. Caz had this to say: Hi Bob, I’ve just…

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Oh, deer!

I spotted a great article on a blog I’ve been following for a while. It’s a local blog by a lady known only as Jody, and it contains lovely, engaging reports of her walks and rambles, mainly around the Clayhanger Marsh and Ryders Mere area. I believe she’s a friend of Chaz Mason, our other…

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A Filthy business

Paul Ford, researcher at Walsall Local History Centre and top blog contributor has once again excelled himself and ferreted out a top piece of local history from Walsall’s extensive archives. Paul has kindly offered to make this a reasonably frequent occurrence as he notices things we might be interested in. This is a fantastic thing…

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