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Public Meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust 

6 Aug 18

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 13 August 2018 @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some …


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Little Green Chapel 

4 Aug 18

Following on from the last post about the Minors School , it seems that its founder was no stranger to controversy either.


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A Minor Diversion 

30 Jul 18

The Minors School was only supposed to form a minor part of another post I’m writing about a lost chapel in Longdon.


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Andy Cook New Forward for 2018-19 

27 Jul 18

Cook To Join Walsall Published by     Tranmere Rovers FC   at     22nd May 2018     Striker to join League One club Striker Andy Cook has joined EFL League One side Walsall on a two-year deal.


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SOS – Saving Our Sandfields 

6 Jul 18

I have seen several so called industrial heritage renovation projects looking like they will never be finished.


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The Time Healers 

2 Jul 18

Monday 9 June 2018 @ 8:00pm – The Bowling Green Lichfield.


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This is a Low 

1 Jul 18

‘Hundreds’ were introduced by the Saxons as a form of local government, and so-called because each one was supposedly made up of enough land to sustain one hundred families (although if the land had to sustain families with sons who had an …


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Annual General Meeting 

21 Jun 18

The Trustees of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust hereby give notice of an Annual General Meeting to be held 7.30 pm 9 July 2018, Meeting Room, Bowling Green Pub, Lichfield.


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Wolverhampton: A Love Story 

19 Jun 18

One of the most personal decisions in a person’s life is the nature of what happens to them once they shuffle from this mortal coil.


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People Power – First Aid Training day 

8 Jun 18

You will be pleased to know that the Lichfield Waterworks Trust volunteers had a great day doing their first aid training.


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Lichfield Waterworks Trust June News Letter 

6 Jun 18

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 11 June 2018 @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great…


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Remembering D-Day. 

5 Jun 18

Today is D-Day (well it was during the war) Our Dad was in the South Staffs Pioneer Corps, which I have found out were part of The Royal Engineers.


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Fire and clay: A lost history unfolds 

27 May 18

I see that there David Evans is hot on the local history trail now his beloved Walsall Wood FC have hung up the boots for the summer – and yesterday he sent me a lovely article on a bit of local history that interests many, and is of continual …


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Shed some light? 

20 May 18

I have a huge backlog of things to write about including the dead (an old burial road) and circuses (the greatest show-woman) because when I’m looking for one thing, I inevitably seem to find another.


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Preserving the past to tell remarkable stories 

11 May 18

Another great work day at Sandfields Pumping Station.


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May Public Meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust 

7 May 18

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 14 May 2018 @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some great…


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Hot Spring 

6 May 18

Apparently, this is likely to be the hottest early May bank holiday on record.


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Catting with Brownhills – a great new book of Brownhills memories out now! 

29 Apr 18

Another one I’ve had in for a couple of weeks now and really need to share with you readers is this great new local history book for Brownhills and the surrounding area that’s come about as a community project based at Knaves Court, the extra …


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Heath Land 

29 Apr 18

I’ve always been a proponent of the idea that you don’t have to travel far from your doorstep to find stories and traces of the past.


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Maple Brook Pumping Station 

29 Apr 18

Still houses a preserved triple expansion steam pumping engine by Galloways, Manchester.


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Current Squad. 36 Mitch Candlin. 

27 Apr 18

Mitchel James Candlin (born 8 June 2000) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for EFL League 1 side Walsall.


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Current Squad. 35 Hayles-Docherty 

27 Apr 18

Tobias Martin Hayles-Docherty (born 30 January 1999) is an English professional footballer, who plays in Midfield for  EFL League 1 side Walsall Hayles-Docherty came through the youth team to first make the first team bench in April 2017.


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Current Squad. 29 Will Shorrock 

27 Apr 18

Will Shorrock  is an English professional footballer who plays in midfield for League ! side Walsall Shorrock made his first-team debut, as a 74th-minute substitute for  Josh Ginnely in a 2–1 victory over Sheffield United in an EFL Trophy group …


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Current Squad. 30-33-34=37-38-Mr Mystery. 

19 Apr 18

All of the above were entered into the squad by Jon Whitney, but I cannot find any information on them I would appreciate it.


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Current Squad 28. Callum David Cockerill-Mollett 

15 Apr 18

Callum David Cockerill-Mollett  (born 15 January 1999) is an Engliish born Irish professional footballer who is a full back, witth League 1 Walsall .