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Eggcellent Easter Saturday all set for Bloxwich!

Thanks to the generous support of local businesses, clubs and organisations as well as Walsall Council, Bloxwich families can look forward to a most eggcellent public Easter event in the village again this year – all set for tomorrow, Saturday 30th March! The event will run from 11am to 3pm and leaflets and posters have … Continue reading

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 Sparkle not Splutter as Christmas in Bloxwich starts with a bang!

Saturday saw the third annual Sparkle into a Bloxwich Christmas spectacular take over the village centre, and despite the dismal weather in the afternoon, this annual kick-start to the festive season still managed to sparkle instead of splutter! The event was organised by Bloxwich Business Partnership – local businesses and organisations working with Walsall Council … Continue reading

Best-ever Sparkle Into A Bloxwich Christmas is coming!

Now we’re heading on down the slippery (indeed, icy!) slope to Christmas, surely it must be time for a bit of sparkle in Bloxwich? Yes – as is now traditional in the village, Bloxwich Business Partnership is all set to bring local people and organisations including the Rotary Club of Bloxwich Phoenix, churches and schools … Continue reading

Remodeled Bloxwich ASDA rewards loyal customers

1971 was the year that saw the launch of the Microprocessor, the birth of Greenpeace, Thatcher scrap free milk in schools and the opening of the Asda superstore in Bloxwich – the first in the borough. It was the cause of much comment at the time, as the family of the late fairground mogul, MP, Liberal … Continue reading

Bloxwich brings the Diamond Jubilee

Saturday shoppers in Bloxwich enjoyed a local flavour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee yesterday as Bloxwich Business Partnership, Walsall Council and local organisations brought a second day of right Royal celebrations into the village. Despite the grey and windy weather, Bloxwich folk young and old alike were able to get a real sense of the … Continue reading

Museum expert takes nostalgic look back at historic advertising in talk

A special illustrated talk at Walsall Local History Centre in June explores the eye-catching posters and marketing material created by a world-famous local firm. The talk, which takes place at the Essex Street, Walsall, centre on Monday 11 June, focuses on advertising material created by the Walsall Lithographic Co for well-known companies and businesses across … Continue reading

Enterprise zones must offer high paid, skilled jobs

Walsall Labour is urging Council chiefs to grab the opportunity to bring well paid, long term jobs to the borough by forging links to Jaguar Rover’s £355 million investment in the Black Country. Labour group leader, Councillor Tim Oliver, warned the chance to win skilled manufacturing  jobs for Walsall could be lost because  plans for the Local Enterprise … Continue reading

Bloxwich shops create windows into Christmas

Christmas themed window displays have been brightening up Bloxwich for shoppers after retailers signed up to a challenge set them by Walsall Council’s district centre management team. Eighteen shops entered the competition which was linked in to this year’s Sparkle into a Bloxwich Christmas celebrations. Winners were Jeneve Bridal Wear in High Street, with joint second … Continue reading

The Lady Diana opens in Bloxwich

We don’t often get to see a new pub opening in Bloxwich and, though not strictly ‘brand’ new, The Lady Diana, in Park Road, is still something of a surprise – and a pleasant one at that. It’s not that long ago that the only thing you would hear about pubs in Bloxwich was the … Continue reading

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