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Pictures and video from Brownhills 2018 Remembrance Day

Pictures from Brownhills Remembrance 2018 –  Images Kindly supplied by Alyssa Timbrell Last Sunday 11th November 2018 saw the annual marking of Remembrance Day in the UK and I’m pleased to say Walsall and South Staffordshire did themselves and the fallen proud and … Continue reading

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Details of 2018 local Remembrance events – live list

This post is pinned to the top until Sunday – new material will appear below. Following my request for information to make a list of local Remembrance events, I can again share with readers a list of local Remembrance services taking … Continue reading

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Where’s the fairness in Remembrance funding?

I’ve hd a really interesting email in from a respected elder in Brownhills, someone whose comments on the area I’ve always respected greatly and whose opinion I value and usually agree with – John Bird. John Bird has periodically written … Continue reading

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The Woodmen fell Coppice residents

On Saturday afternoon, Walsall Wood FC took the short stroll up the road to Five Ways at Heath Hayes to comfortably beat Heath Hayes, continuing the Woodmen’s somewhat astonishing performance so far this season.

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Walsall Wood away to Heath Hays at the Coppice this afternoon!

Come and watch stellar Walsall Wood play at Heath Hayes this afternoon!

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Pictures and video from Brownhills and Heath Hayes 2017 Remembrance events

Last weekend, Saturday and Sunday 11-12th November 2017 saw the annual Remembrance weekend in the UK and I’m pleased to say Walsall Borough and South Staffordshire did themselves proud and staged a whole range of parades and events that were well supported and attended – and I was especially pleased to see the wonderful turnout and effort in Brownhills.
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Details of 2017 local Remembrance events – live list

Following my request for information to make a list of local Remembrance events, I can again share with readers a list of local Remembrance services taking place locally this Remembrance Sunday, 12th November 2017 – this list will be updated with more info as I get it.

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Details of 2016 local Remembrance events

Following my request for information to make a list of local Remembrance events, I can again share with readers a list of local Remembrance services taking place locally this Remembrance Sunday, 13th November 2016.

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A Coppice, lots of timber and a little backtracking

The SLS rail tour that took place in 1959 has proven to be a rich seam of material, and has provoked much debate amongst blog readers about the locations of some photos, and just how and where the Diesel Multiple Unit pictured managed to reverse.

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Details of 2015 local Remembrance events

Following my request for information to make a list of local Remembrance events, I can again share with readers a list of local Remembrance services taking place locally this Remembrance Sunday, 8th November 2015.

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Walsall Wood finish season in style by beating Heath Hayes

Yesterday afternoon (25th April 2015) saw Walsall Wood face Heath Hayes at Oak Park for the last game of the season – and the Woodmen didn’t disappoint, demolishing their opponents.
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Watch Walsall Wood play Heath Hayes at Oak Park this afternoon!

Your chance to watch Walsall Wood battle Heath Hayes at Oak Park this afternoon (25th April 2015)…
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Football memories and a message from Bill Shaw

Since yesterday’s Walsall Wood FC match against Alvechurch was cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch, Bill Shaw and David Evans both sent me stuff for the frustrated football fans to read while waiting for better days.

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The Woodmen win at Heath Hayes

Walsall Wood FC scored an away win over Heath Hayes last Tuesday (6th January 2015), in a sporting match of good, solid football.
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Walsall Wood crash out of Midland League Cup

Walsall Wood FC snatched defeat from the jaws of victory last Tuesday evening (25th November 2014) at Heath Hayes, where a somewhat intemperate and distracted match clearly disappointed match reporter Bill Shaw…
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Details of 2014 local Remembrance events

Following my request for information to make a list of local Remembrance events, readers rallied round to help with information aplenty – for which I thank you all.
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The Woodmen get back on track

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 16th August 2014) saw Walsall Wood face Heath Hayes at Oak Park, in a hotly anticipated FA Cup match – this is always a bit of a notorious pairing, and the blog football correspondent Bill Shaw was, as ever, in attendance to watch the flare-ups and cheer on the local lads.

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Walsall Wood v Heath Hayes – FA Cup home match this afternoon!

Saturday 16th August 2014 – F.A. Cup home match Walsall Wood v Heath Hayes – Can the Woodmen get back to their winning ways?
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Woodmen continue unbeaten run

Walsall Wood FC last night extended their unbeaten record to 14 matches, when they drew with Heath Hayes FC away one all.

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Walsall Wood v Heath Hayes away match tonight is off!

A quick massage from Bill Shaw to tell readers who may be planning to go watch The Woodmen thrash Heath Hayes this evening (Thursday, 2nd January 2014), that this away match is off due to a waterlogged pitch. Sorry, folks, … Continue reading

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The Woodmen demolish Heath Hayes

Tuesday evening saw Walsall Wood face Heath Hayes at Oak Park – this is always a bit of a notorious pairing, and the blog football fans – Bill Shaw and the Young David Evans – were both in attendance to watch the flare-ups and cheer on the local lads.

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The Wood draw with Coleshill

Following Saturday’s away match against Coleshill, our footie correspondent (!) Bill Shaw battled ill health to send me the following game report – for which I’m most grateful.P1000595 Continue reading

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My Fair Lady

This is a wonderful article from local history rapscallion Peter ‘Pedro’ Cutler which I think readers will really, really enjoy. Peter has developed a reputation hereabouts for being something of the iconoclast; formerly he has not pulled punches in his … Continue reading

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Marching on

I’ve had a blistering article mailed in from reader and friend of the Brownhills Blog, Stuart Cowley. Stuart, you’ll recall, has written and supplied some great material on the subject of Chasewater, and his pictures and recollections of the cafe there have been very popular.
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