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Yorkshire Terrier found in Shire Oak Park – let’s get her home!

An appeal reaches me via Facebook from Pool House Veterinary Hospital – rather delightful Yorkshire Terrier was found in Shire Oak Park, Brownhills/Walsall Wood and it would be nice if we could reunite her with his owners.

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Shire Oak Reservoir: detailed plans submitted

Many of the links in this post are .PDF files. If you haven’t already got it, go and get Adobe Reader before clicking on any of the links. I discovered today that detailed plans had finally been submitted for the … Continue reading

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Something is happening

I see that the site of the now demolished Shire Oak Reservoir has finally been sold to Morris Homes. Since outline planning permission for a housing development on the site was granted way back in 2006, the only thing standing … Continue reading

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Down from above…

Tonight’s Express & Star had another feature about Shire Oak Reservoir, this time featuring a rather nice aerial shot of the completed demolition. The article is available online, but doesn’t feature the full photo, which kind of destroys the point … Continue reading

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A very thorough investigation…

I noted this evening with some amusement that the good ol’ Express & Star lags behind the Brownhills Blog yet again. On Saturday, you’ll remember, I pointed out that demolition of the old Shire Oak reservoir had pretty much started. … Continue reading

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Look out, here comes rubble…

Interesting times up on Shire Oak at the moment. For the next six weeks, the Lichfield Road is going to be one-way between Shire Oak crossroads and Street’s Corner, downhill only, with a diversion round Lindon Road and temporary lights … Continue reading

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Some weekend shots added to Panoramio

Didn’t get out much this weekend – due to a maintenance disaster during the week, the trusty steed was out of action Saturday while I fettled a repair and got up to various jobs about the house – still, the … Continue reading

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