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Scouting out the history

Time for a bit of history (makes a change in the run up to Christmas!) and I’ve had this interesting image in from Adam Mayon, who believes it’s of Brownhills Scouts, taken around 1960. His request is simple: Hi Bob,  … Continue reading

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Join the adventure – Walsall Wood Scouts need you!

Lee Bragginton from 1st Walsall Wood Scout Group has been in touch to tell me that this wonderful group are welcoming new members and adult volunteers.
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Scouting for assistance!

I have been contacted by John Currie of the 2nd Brownhills Scouts who’d like to appeal to folk who could help the group thrive and grow in the coming year.
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Walsall Wood U18s beaten by Rugby at Oak Park

Last Thursday evening (28th January 2016) the young David Evans attended the Walsall Wood Under 18s home match against Rugby – David thought an insight into their game would be of interest to the football following readers.
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Be prepared!

I have been contacted by John Currie of the 2nd Brownhills Scouts who’d like to say thanks to the wonderful people at Aldridge Fire Station for hosting them on a recent visit, and he has a useful bit of home safety information he’d like to share with readers.

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Walsall Wood under 18s surprise Villans with second half resurrection

The young David Evans was off again on Wednesday night (2nd September 2015) to see the generally on-form Walsall Wood Under 18 side return from underdogs to make mincemeat out of Pelsall Villa Under 18s – he sent the following match report (or should be post mortem?)…
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Walsall Wood under 18s flatten Kidsgrove

Since the main team are on a layoff today, both I and the young David Evans thought it might be good to highlight last weeks evening fixture from the Walsall Wood Under 18s team, when it’s fair to say the Wood kids hammered visitors Kidsgrove Athletic.

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Join the adventure – try Scouting this Saturday!

Heres an excellent thing for kids going on this Saturday, drawn to my attention by Walsall Wood Scout Leader Lee Bragginton – a chance to take your kids along to try out scouting for free, taking place this Saturday 23rd May 2015 at Shire Oak Academy from 10am until 12pm.

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Walsall Wood U18s beat Bilston Town at Oak Park

Last Thursday evening (30th April 2015) the young David Evans was invited to the Walsall Wood Under 18s home match against Bilston Town – with the first time season over, and the Youth Team performing so well, we thought an insight into their game would be of interest to the football following readers.
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Recent antisocial behaviour in Church Road, Brownhills

Here’s a message I’ve had from a resident of Church Road in Brownhills – I don’t suppose I number many of the local yoots amongst the readership, but if by chance one is passing and reads this, stop being prats, OK?
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Scouting out the history

I have been contacted by the Group Chairman of 2nd Brownhills Scout Group, Clive Chapman, who’d like to hear from locals who may have been Scouts, or people who worked with the group over the years – it’s their 100th anniversary next year, and Clive is looking to record the group’s history and organise a celebration event.

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All aboard!

Just over 12 months ago, readers may recall I published an appeal for folk to help the 1st Walsall Wood Scout Group raise funds for a new minibus, to enable the gang to broaden their horizons and arrange more trips away – well, in seems they’ve cracked it, and have now received their new vehicle, and what’s more, they’re offering it for the use of other community groups in the area.
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Scouting for assistance

I have been contacted by the Group Leader of 1st Walsall Wood Scout Group, friend of the blog Lee Bragginton, who needs some help raising money for a minibus for the group. This is a fine aim for a great … Continue reading

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Getting down with the kids

Just a quick note to publicise the Barbecue in the Park event at Oak Park this Friday, from 6-8pm. I know these events work well, and have been a roaring success in the past. Everyone involved puts in a great … Continue reading

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Oak Park – the place to be…

I’ve been alerted to this upcoming event by Councillor Mike Flower and Walsall Council’s press office, and it seems like a great event. Following the success of the party for the opening of the skate park, this should go well, … Continue reading

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