Tag Archives: October

Chasewater Railway Coal Train event all this weekend

Who doesn’t fondly remember the coal trains rumbling through Brownhills? Your chance to stir a few memories… Sorry again for the late notice but I note Chasewater Railway have their Coal Train event this weekend (Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October 2018) … Continue reading

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Chasewater Railway Coal Train event this weekend

Sorry again for the late notice but I note Chasewater Railway have their Coal Train event this weekend (Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2017) with a mixture of diesel and steam runnings, demo trains and working plant.

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Woodmen batte Lye Town to a respectable draw

Last Thursday evening (14th April 2016), Walsall Wood FC were away to face Lye Town at Stourbridge Road – and the Woodmen took home a very respectable draw.

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It’s all going on at Brownhills Activity Centre in 2016!

Brownhills Community Association have been in touch, asking me if I’d share their latest newsletter here on the blog – and as ever, I’m happy to do so.
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It’s all going on at Brownhills Activity Centre…

Brownhills Community Association have been in touch, asking me if I’d share their latest newsletter here on the blog – and as ever, I’m happy to do so.

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Woodmen wouldn’t let it Lye

Saturday afternoon (10th October 2015), Walsall Wood FC were away to face Lye Town at Stourbridge Road – and the Woodmen took home a very respectable win.
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November 1995 – Grandad’s a hero (and here’s when the story ends)

Completing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present the final issue – number 74 – of the long lost freesheet, from November 1995 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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October 1995 – Beauty spot reprieved!

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 73 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1995 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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October 1994 – Vandalism Strikes Again!

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 61 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1994 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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October 1993 – Quarry protest to Councillors

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 49 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1993 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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April 1993 – Community Student wins place at university

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 43 of the long lost freesheet, from April 1993 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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March 1993 – Shire Oak goes grant maintained

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 42 of the long lost freesheet, from March 1993 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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February 1993 – Dead-end village as bridge is renewed

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 41 of the long lost freesheet, from February 1993 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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January 1993 – Drugs Indifference

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 40 of the long lost freesheet, from January 1993 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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December 1992 – Governors respond

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 39 of the long lost freesheet, from December 1992 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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November 1992 – ‘The Community Cemetery’ – or is it?

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 38 of the long lost freesheet, from November 1992 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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October 1992 – Police Station to stay open

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 37 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1992 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.
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October 1991 – MP calls for a two day exhibition of Toll Road

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 25 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1991 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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How do you like these apples?

We are celebrating the good old English Apples here at Chasewater Innovation Centre on Sunday 19th October 1pm – 4pm – admission and parking is free, and we are having stalls, gifts, crafts and fun for all the family!
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An overwhelming sense of duty

Sister Dora is a beloved, dear heroine of Walsall; remembered long after her passing, she is a local heroine whose memory shines like a light in the grim, darkened industrial past of Walsall – her statue – finally restored to it’s rightful place on The Bridge, in the town centre – still sees regular laying of flowers and visits by those interested in the remarkable history it records.

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