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Aylestone nail ailing Wood

I was surprised and delighted when yesterday this match report from last Saturday’s Walsall Wood away friendly against Aylestone Park FC dropped into my mailbox from the theoretically retired football correspondent Bill Shaw.
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Walsall Wood away at Aylestone this afternoon!

Catch Walsall Wood in away action this afternoon at Aylestone Park!


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Walsall Wood footy home and away this afternoon!

There’s football action away and at Oak Park this afternoon – why not check it out?

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Grand Boxing Day derby – Walsall Wood FC against St. Andrews this afternoon!

Catch Walsall Wood FC in action at Oak Park against newcomers St. Andrews for a Boxing Day treat this afternoon!

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Walsall Wood away at Bardon Hill this afternoon!

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood in action away at Bardon Hill FC this afternoon!
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Caters: a Brownhills business remembered

Following the sad announcement of the passing of Michael Cater, formerly of the FW Cater electrical shop in Brownhills, I had a couple of lovely contributions in memory of this wonderful, but lost Brownhills business. Continue reading

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Funeral arrangements for Michael Cater

I have been contacted by Vicky Woolston who has informed me of some very sad news: the passing of Michael Cater, who ran a very longstanding electrical and audio store in Brownhills for years – Caters.

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Walsall Wood away to Hinckley at Heather today!

This afternoon, Saturday 15th August 2015: Walsall Wood FC away to Hinckley

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New season opens with Walsall Wood playing Bardon Hill at Oak Park this afternoon!

Your chance to watch Walsall Wood battle Leicestershire’s Bardon hill FC at Oak Park this afternoon (8th August 2015)…
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Sweet James

That there Clive Roberts – documenter of the history of the Shire Oak Inn and collector of local postcards – has been at it again He’s picked up another postcard of Brownhills at a fair, and mailed me scans of the front and back to post here on the blog.

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Rubbish service?

Following the furore on social media over the last week, Dan Slee, press officer at Walsall Council offered the following press statement on the question of the controversial recycling leaflets currently being distributed to homes in Walsall Borough. I’ll let … Continue reading

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