Blakenall Heath

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Holiday fun in the sun at Blakenall-on-the-Beach

Last Saturday afternoon saw Blakenall Heath in party mood as hundreds of local people came together to enjoy a summer holiday on their doorstep! And families flocked to the Blakenall Village Centre on Thames Road for an afternoon of traditional seaside fun for all ages – there was even real sand for the kiddies to … Continue reading

Blaze destroys Blakenall furniture workshop

A Blakenall Heath furniture workshop was gutted by fire in the early hours of yesterday morning. The blaze destroyed stock, fittings, buildings and a delivery van as it ripped through the yard and worksop at the rear of popular dealer Peggy’s Place in Barrack’s Lane around 3am. All but the shop facing onto the lane, … 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…

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

Christmas kick-off at Bloxwich’s Stan Ball Centre this week

The festive season kicks off at Bloxwich’s Stan Ball Centre on Friday 7th December from 1pm until 3pm with the Centre’s annual CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT. Reverend Monica Arnold from All Saints Church, Bloxwich and Reverend Paul Myers from Christ Church, Blakenall Heath will be in attendance at the Centre in Abbotts Street, along with the Green … Continue reading

Great War exhibition opens at Blakenall Heath

A small but extremely interesting local history exhibition showing both military and civilian items and information from the First World War period (1914 – 18) opened last Friday at the Blakenall Village Centre off Thames Road, Blakenall Heath. The exhibition was launched as part of the Blakenall Heath Peace Tree Plaque and Jubilee Stone dedication, … Continue reading

Bloxwich Remembers – for the fallen

In Bloxwich today, Remembrance Sunday combined with Armistice Day, and hundreds of residents of Bloxwich, Blakenall Heath and Leamore gathered in glorious but decidedly chilly November sunshine for the annual observation of the nation’s traditional act of remembrance and to see the village’s traditional parade to honour fallen UK servicemen and women of all wars … Continue reading

Blakenall Heath Peace Tree plaque and stone unveiled

A plaque and stone explaining the history behind a symbol of peace in Blakenall Heath was officially unveiled during a well-attended service of Remembrance last Friday. The plate was attached to a new memorial stone which has been set up next to the Peace Tree on The Green, Blakenall Heath, on 9 November at 10.30am. The tree has grown massively since … Continue reading

Blakenall Heath Peace Tree plaque unveiling this Friday

A plaque explaining the history behind a symbol of peace in Blakenall Heath will be officially unveiled during a memorial service this week. The metal plate will be attached to a new memorial stone which has been set up next to the Peace Tree on The Green, Blakenall Heath, this Friday 9 November at 10.30am. The … Continue reading

Remembrance Sunday in Bloxwich

Next weekend hundreds of Bloxwich, Blakenall Heath and Leamore residents are expected to gather in Bloxwich for the village’s traditional Remembrance Sunday parade and open-air service on 11 November. Remembrance Sunday is traditionally marked on the second Sunday in November, which is usually the Sunday nearest to 11 November.  Special services are held at war … Continue reading


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