I’m sure there’s a perfectly innocent explanation

As detailed in his recent comment on this blog, the wonderful Mick P found the following, somewhat interesting image on Google’s Street View. It clearly shows a man, standing by an unmarked flatbed truck in a notorious flytipping hotspot in Green Lane, Walsall Wood. On the back of his vehicle, unsecured, lie what appear to…

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From the ‘Not terribly bright’ department…

Heres a tip – if you’re planning to dump waste packaging by the canal, do try to remove identifying addresses from it, otherwise somebody may notice it and take the appropriate action. This empty box, originally containing a consignment from Strictly Ink, was addressed to a house in Peake Road, Walsall Wood and subsequently dumped…

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Free sheets to the wind

Whilst out for a lazy spin on a murky, chilly Saturday afternoon, I spotted a bundle of unread, clearly undelivered copies of the Walsall Chronicle free paper, dumped under bushes at the canal side. Now, I can’t be sure if they’ve been dumped in the pretence that they were delivered, or if they’ve been nicked…

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What they’re up against

Since yesterday’s post in which I mentioned the woeful state of the former Railway Tavern in Bentley, I thought I’d swing past today and take a couple of photos. Since last week, the main site of the pub has been thoroughly cleared, presumably by the owners. However, the site remains fully accessible by vehicles and…

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