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Walsall’s world of work – a chance to share your memories

Again, sorry for the short notice (But I am catching up – I can actually see my keyboard now, which is progress) but this is a very, very important event happening tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday, 13th May 2014) for anyone interested in the working and social industrial history of our area.

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The lost

I was recently given this lovely image, which formed a greeting card purchased at Walsall Leather museum. Roger Felton has painted a gorgeous watercolour of the old BOAK building in Walsall, sadly lost to the arsonist’s zippo over the summer. … Continue reading

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If it ain’t broke, why fix it?

I note today with some concern from a report in the Express & Star that Walsall Council is talking about moving the Local History Centre and Archives, as well as the local history museum, into a new custom-built centre near … Continue reading

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