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Great Wyrley Local History Society

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Commemorative Bench 

20 Feb 18

Autumn 2017 Mr.

April Newsletter 2016 

11 May 16

The talk this month was by Rachel Cooksey who gave a very interesting talk about the Staffordshire Military Appeal Tribunals .

March Newsletter 2016 

4 Apr 16

Our Speakers at the coffee morning were Gerry Hindley, Mike Hewitt and Pam Clarke,  who gave an interesting talk on the history of the  water conduit in Cannock.

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January 2016 Newsletter 

31 Jan 16

Mac Joseph Even though it was a very cold morning,  the January coffee morning was very well attended, Mac Joseph gave a very interesting presentation and talk about ‘Birmingham, ‘Then and Now’.

November 2015 Newsletter 

30 Nov 15

A main feature of the Society Great War project was completed on 11 th November when the digitised cemetery burial records were handed over to the Parish Council.

October 2015 Newsletter 

2 Nov 15

On October 18th, the Society joined with Bridgtown Society at their annual Open Day at Bridgtown Working Mens Club.

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September 2015 Newsletter 

11 Oct 15

Unfortunately, due to illness our Guest Speaker for the September coffee mornings had to withdraw at short notice.

July 2015 Newsletter 

13 Aug 15

An enjoyable morning was held supporting the Walk for Health group.

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June 2015 Newsletter 

2 Jul 15

The Society supported the ‘ Walk for Health’ group on their ‘Festival walk’ during the month.

May 2015 Newsletter 

4 Jun 15

On the 13 th May , a visit was made to the Imperial War Museum, Manchester by a number of members of the Society.

April 2015 Newsletter 

4 May 15

April 2015 Newsletter The trip to the Imperial War Museum is on the 13th of May.

March 2015 News-letter 

6 Apr 15

The Arthur George mini-series on TV provoked much interest.

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February 2015 Newsletter 

28 Feb 15

We are pleased to confirm that Bob Quarmby has joined the Society Management Committee.

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January Newsletter 2015 

1 Feb 15

Cas Bailey was the speaker at the January coffee morning .

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December 2014 Newsletter 

15 Dec 14

Informal talks have been held with students at the High School in support of their Great War theme week of lectures .

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November 2014 Newsletter 

3 Dec 14

The annual event / open day was held at Harrisons Sports and Social Club on Council and a pleasurable day was fed back to us by the numerous attendees.

October 2014 Newsletter 

7 Nov 14

A thoroughly entertaining session was given by Joe Dyke at the coffee morning.

September 2014 newsletter 

1 Oct 14

South Staffordshire Council enables a ‘Walk for Health’ group to operate in the village.

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August 2014 Newsletter 

2 Sep 14

Commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the start of the Great War meant a busy period for the Society.

July 2014 Newsletter 

8 Aug 14

The coffee morning address by Derek France provided an entertaining insight into the world of speedway racing in the 1960’s and 70’s.

June 2014 Newsletter 

9 Jul 14

Thanks to the support of Dave Dunham and Ron Mattison, members were able to enjoy a visit to the Chase Great War training huts on June 12th.

May 2014 newsletter 

2 Jun 14

The visit to the Houses of Parliament on May 13th was considered a great success.

April 2014 Newsletter 

6 May 14

April 2014 Newsletter At the April coffee morning, Sue Plant provided an entertaining and thoughtful talk on the life and times of her dad, Jack Plant.