Get them before they’re gone!

Here’s a message from Walsall Local History Centre, specifically for readers of the Brownhills Blog – I’m always banging on about getting copies of local history books while they’re still around, and now’s your chance to bag copies of three of Stuart Williams works about Walsall.

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New local history book out soon!

It’s coming up to Christmas, and Stuart Williams and Walsall Local History Centre have a message for readers off the Brownhills Blog…Stuart-Williams-with-a-proof-copy-of-his-new-book-and-a-poster-640-2

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Meet me on the corner

This blog is getting quite large. At over 1,050 posts and over 5,000 comments, there’s an awful lot of material, and my mind, addled by caffeine, work junk and bicycle gear ratios isn’t all it could be. This leads occasionally to stuff we’ve already touched on being covered afresh, or questions being fretted over that…

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The perfect gift…

So, what do you buy the person who has everything? I suppose penicillin might be a start, but until that’s available over the counter, there’s some great ideas from Walsall Council. I’ve been sent a couple of press releases in the last couple of days, which have made me think. Christmas is now bearing down…

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Another local history challenge: Any ideas?

I have just discovered that Google Mail includes an anti-spam feature I wasn’t aware of. Lurking within said spam folder – siting uncomfortably with spam for pharmaceuticals of dubious provenance and fake watches, was this enquiry, sent to me on the 1st January. To Graham, I can only apologise. Now I know it’s there’ I’ll…

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