Tag Archives: Outdoor

Brownhills Canoe Centre open event today!

Today – Sunday, the Canoe and Outdoor Centre in Silver Street, Brownhills will be open to all with free introductory canoe sessions and lots of great activities.
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Brownhills Canoe Centre – get set for summer!

Friend of the blog Bonita Clayton has been in touch from Brownhills Community Association, and asked if I’d publicise an event, happening later this month and the Canoe & Outdoor Centre in Silver Street, Brownhills.
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Troubled Waters

Just a quick note. In all the brouhaha about Brownhills Canoe and Outdoor Centre, and the end of the relationship between Brownhills Community Association and Bear Creek Adventure, up till now, Bear Creek have offered no comment.
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Further statement from Brownhills Canoe Centre Steering Committee

This afternoon, I received a further statement from Tim Houghton, of the Brownhills Canoe Centre Steering Committee. To be honest, I had no prior knowledge of this group. The best thing I can do is produce Tim’s mail in full.
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Brownhills Canoe Centre: Community Association reply

Nice to see the good old Express & Star taking the lead from local blogs again. Their website is currently featuring a story about the Brownhills Canoe and Outdoor Centre, whose future looked questionable due to the pulling out of prospective partners Bear Creek Adventure.

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Brownhills Canoe and Outdoor Centre: Just what on earth is going on?

Whilst plodding around Facebook this evening, something troubling came to my attention concerning the Brownhills Canoe and Outdoor Centre: the people who were running it appear to have pulled out.
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Back to the Future outdoor screening at Walsall Wood this evening!

This one in from Andy Hollyhead, Walsall Wood resident and top brainy bloke of this parish – looks like great fun. Why not pop along? Travel back in time for a special outdoor screening of 1980’s classic Back to the … Continue reading

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Walsall Wood – A short history by Margaret Brice

The readers of this humble blog really are remarkable people. No sooner had I mentioned yesterday that I was looking for a copy of Margaret Brice’s Walsall Wood book, than I had two readers offering me copies. Reader and top … Continue reading

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The Ivy League

I’ve just had this one come in this afternoon from reader, contributor and all round top chap David Evans. It’s jarred me awake a little, as I know a reader locally to be researching this very subject, so I’m posting … Continue reading

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