Tag Archives: Lichfield

Urgent – wallet/cardholder lost in Brownhills

Just a quick enquiry from reader Susan Matthews, who has lost a card holder/wallet, possibly in Brownhills towards the end of last week (Friday 26th August 2016).

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A pictorial record

Readers may well recall the awful and largely forgotten story surrounding Colenal James Kilian, and his cruelty and subsequent disgrace following the mistreatment of soldiers at the U.S. Army base stationed at Whittington, near Lichfield, duringWorld War Two – it’s a subject we’ve touched on occasionally and is little known about here in the UK, but somewhat notorious in the USA. Continue reading

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Temperance, even!

Sometimes, enquiries on the blog take a while to resolve – and this one is just such an example, and a good reason why one should never give up hope with finding answers, as you never know who’s passing.

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Have you lost a calico cat in the Aldridge area?

A reader has contacted me to say they’ve found the above puss in Aldridge, and would like to get it home to it’s rightful owner.
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Beware: blue-green algae again found at Chasewater

This is an important one for dog-walkers and users of Chasewater in general who may let dogs swim in the water – blue green algae has once more been found in the lake in the last few days after an earlier outbreak this year, and Staffordshire County Council yesterday (26th August 2016) issued a warning to park users.
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Coming soon: Community celebration street party at Brownhills Activity Centre!

A bit of advance notice that next week, on Saturday 3rd September 2016, there will be a wonderful community street party at Brownhills Activity Centre (the old Annex) in Brownhills, just off the Miner Island, from 12 noon until 5pm.

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – August 2016 public meeting this Thursday

Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Thursday evening (25th August 2016) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, formerly the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station group.

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