Staffordshire news and blogs Monday 22 January 2018


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Bin collection days to change in February 

21 Jan 18

Bearwood bin collection days are changing from Wednesdays to Fridays from February.

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Prinz Grizzley at Thimblemill 

20 Jan 18

Next Saturday, (27th) Austrias Prinz Grizzley will be bringing his own blend of country, folk and blues to Thimblemill Library as part of his UK tour.

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You’re ‘aving a laugh! 

10 Jan 18

Open mic comedy night next week at Thimblemill.

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Happy New Year… 

31 Dec 17

…from the excellent Simon Lea!! Golden Skies on Ice…

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Looking for a last minute stocking filler? 

21 Dec 17

The Old Smethwick, Bearwood Warley Calendar 2018 has twelve vintage views of our area.

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Good music, good people, good fun… 

19 Dec 17

…and its free this week!! Keep live music alive in Bearwood…

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Ska night at The Windsor 

16 Dec 17


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Simon in the Snow 

11 Dec 17

Simon Lea has been out and about this weekend, freezing his extremities, to bring us some more of his spectacular photographs of Warley Woods and Lightwoods Park…such as this….

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Jonathan’s in the Park 

8 Dec 17

Jonathans in the Park have now launched their website, including their full menu…and pretty good it looks too! https://www.

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The Bearwood Xmas Lights switch on 

30 Nov 17

Santas little helpers at the Xmas lights switch on for the 4th consecutive year…it wouldnt be the same without you, thanks Aves and Wills… Edited with BlogPad Pro…

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Christmas Fair 

30 Nov 17

…at St Hildas Edited with BlogPad Pro…

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The Little Matchgirl 

28 Nov 17

5.00 for adults 1.50 for concessions and 10.00 for a family London.

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Xmas Craft Fair at Lightwoods 

22 Nov 17

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Your votes can help… 

18 Nov 17

Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell (BUDS) are bidding for funding from the AVIVA Community Fund, to enable them to provide iPad sessions for their day centres.

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Women’s Aid Xmas appeal 

13 Nov 17

How can you help? There are lots of ways you can help someone this Christmas.

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The First Ladies Of folk hit Bearwood 

7 Nov 17

This Thursday, (9th) 7.30, at Thimblemill Library, two superb American folk musicians will be serving up a real treat.

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Warley Woods Calendars now available 

5 Nov 17

Simon Lea, Bearwood photographer extraordinaire, has produced his latest Warley Woods calendar, and it makes a fantastic xmas present.

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Next Thursday at The Silvershine 

21 Oct 17

Doors open at 8.30pm at Corks Social Club, Bearwood Road… Paul Foad writes… “We’re extremely excited to welcome back Tom Ollendorf and his band to the Silvershine.

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Charity music group get lottery grant 

19 Oct 17

Congratulations to Elms.

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If you don’t recycle your food waste yet… 

18 Oct 17

If you dont have a food waste bin, order one today to get it in time to recycle your Halloween pumpkin Go to www.

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Warley Woods voted one of Britain’s best parks again 

11 Oct 17

Warley Woods has again received aclaim as one of Britains favourite parks in a national vote organised by Keep Britain Tidy.

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Garden Waste and Xmas collections 

4 Oct 17

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Property closed after ASB reports 

29 Sep 17

Dudley Magistrates’ Court granted a closure notice on a property in St.

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Coffee, cake…and a natter! 

27 Sep 17

The worlds biggest coffee morning Edited with BlogPad Pro…

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This Sunday….body diversity 

20 Sep 17

EMBRACE is a social impact documentary that explores the issue of body image.