Archive for December 2012

Urgent Dental Treatment over Christmas

Residents in Walsall who do not have a regular NHS dentist are being reminded where to go if they need urgent dental treatment over the festive period. The Dental Access Centre, which is based in Blakenall Village Centre, will be open between 8.30am and 12 noon on weekends and bank holidays including Christmas Day, Boxing Day … Continue reading

Bloxwich Churches – Services for Christmas

Here in Little Bloxwich at Telegraph Towers we’ve received a nice little card from all of the Bloxwich churches, listing their Christmas services. We haven’t seen this information online all together elsewhere, so we thought we’d pass this on to Bloxwich Telegraph readers, with the compliments of the season! Here are the listings…

Sparkling spectacle is icing on Bloxwich’s Christmas cake

In our final festive posting before Christmas, The Bloxwich Telegraph would like to wish all its readers both  Festive Felicitations and Season’s Greetings, wherever they are. And it is a particular pleasure to conclude our 6th year first as The Bloxidge Tallygraph and now The Bloxwich Telegraph by presenting a photo-spectacular of the village’s wonderful … Continue reading

IT’S CHRISTMAAS! Santa lands on Lower Farm!

As we said in a recent post, in Bloxwich, you can always tell when Christmas is coming – it’s when the Rotary Santa Claus drops in!  And the Bloxwich Phoenix branch of Rotary continued its traditonal – and highly enjoyable – annual sleigh-ride around the Bloxwich area last night, when Santa and his happy band … Continue reading

Christmas Carol Concert at Walsall Arboretum this Saturday

The Bath Street Band and 100 Voices Choir along with Walsall Council are delighted to invite everyone to come along and take part in what promises to be the biggest sing-song of the year – this Saturday 15 December at the lakeside Bandstand in Walsall Arboretum! Choirmaster Darryll Prew of the 100 Voices Choir said: … Continue reading

Bloxwich historians turn ‘Sorrow into Pride’

Last Friday a quiet, poignant and significant event in the history of Bloxwich took place at Blakenall Village Centre: the launch of a new book about the men on the Elmore Green School Great War Memorial. Sorrow into Pride tells the story of the social and military history of the ‘old boys’ of Elmore Green … Continue reading

Bloxwich theatre marks anniversary with Christmas Open Mic Night

A popular little theatre in Bloxwich is marking the second year since its’ re-opening with a special Christmas Open Mic Night this Friday 14 December at 7.30pm for 8pm – and admission is free! Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre, part of the Bloxwich Library/Bookmark Bloxwich complex in Elmore Row, was formally re-opened in December 2010 after being … Continue reading

Christmas cracker showcases Goscote Greenacres

The popular Goscote Greenacres community garden on Goscote Lane held a seasonal market last Friday and Saturday – marking its first year serving both the disabled and the wider community. And with craft stalls, festive foods, bric-a-brac, raffles and a school choir on Friday and festive music, jewellery, craft stalls, homemade pickles and handmade Christmas … Continue reading

Reflections of Old Walsall launches on Thursday!

Bloxwich Telegraph editor Stuart Williams’ latest book for Walsall Local History Centre has just been published and will be on sale from this week – with a special launch event taking place at Walsall Museum on Thursday 6th December (details below), and just in time for Christmas. Reflections of Old Walsall  – subtitled ‘Local history … Continue reading

It’s not Christmas in Bloxwich till the Rotary Santa drops in!

In Bloxwich, you can always tell Christmas is coming – it’s when the Rotary Santa Claus drops in! For decades, the real herald of the season has not been Mr Robin, Jack Frost, snow falling, or even naff festive muzak in the shops – it’s been the jolly red-suited man in the sleigh with the … Continue reading


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