Monthly Archives: June 2011

Police appeal after indecent exposure in Pelsall

Police are investigating reports of indecent exposure in Pelsall and neighbouring Brownhills. The first incident took place on Monday, June 27 at 1.40pm, on grassland by Ryders Hayes Pool, off Ryders Hayes Lane in Pelsall. Two women were approached by … Continue reading

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Death of keyboard player Wal Taylor

Pelsall keyboard player Wal Taylor has died at the age of 79. See the Express & Star piece for more details.

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Over 50s coffee mornings to begin

People over 50 in Pelsall, Rushall, Brownhills and Shelfield are being invited to a series of coffee mornings with a number of free activities that start tomorrow. Manor Farm Community Association, in partnership with Walsall Area Partnership, is offering five … Continue reading

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St Michael’s summer fair

People braved the rain to support St Michael’s School summer fair today. Officially opened by the Mayor of Walsall, Coun Garry Perry, the annual event was organised by the PTFA and will help to raise funds for the school.

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British Legion supporters in village to mark Armed Forces Day

Supporters of the British Legion will be in Pelsall tomorrow (Saturday, June 25) – Armed Forces Day – to canvas opinion about setting up a new branch in the village. Jessica Watts, who is Miss Teen Walsall, will be joining … Continue reading

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Work to begin on new health centre soon

Work on the new £4 million health centre, children’s centre and library in Pelsall is due to start on July 4. Councillor Marco Longhi has received confirmation from Sue Grainger, Walsall Council’s head of library services,  that ISG contractors will … Continue reading

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Travellers moved on

The travellers who had set up camp on Pelsall Common, in the centre of the village, left last night (Thursday). The group of 12 caravans arrived at the Common, on Norton Road, opposite the old library building, on Wednesday evening. … Continue reading

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Councillor condemns travellers on Common

Councillor Garry Perry has voiced his concern over a group of travellers that set up camp on the Common by the Old House at Home pub last night (Wednesday). His attention was alerted to seven caravans that had camped there … Continue reading

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Pelsall Canal Festival in pictures

This gallery contains 12 photos.

Pelsall Canal Festival was taking place yesterday (Saturday) and today. Here’s a selection of photos from Stuart Williams, editor of the fine Bloxidge Tallygraph, and from me. You can find more great photos by Stuart on his Flikr page. Pictures … Continue reading

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Walsall Mayor’s Gala Show to be staged at community centre

The Mayor of Walsall’s Gala Show is taking place in Pelsall next month. More than a dozen acts, including former New Faces entrant Mike Johns, pianist Edward Lee, organist and vocalist Chris Booth and Gavin Newman, known locally as “The … Continue reading

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