Our Speakers night with Martin Wood, Shrewsbury Town Crier who talked on the Trials and Tribulations of the World’s Tallest Town Crier!! Who stands a mere 7ft 2ins tall was very warmly received. He gave a very interesting talk on the history of Town Criers as well as an account of his own adventures as Shrewsbury Town Crier.
Our Salem Base
Our Salem Base is open from 9am – 2pm every Tuesday
What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher
Cannock Advertiser 27th November 1969 Story of rats on the Sutherland Road estate.
27th November 1969 Poor road conditions in Landywood Lane
27th November 1969 Chairman of Cannock Rural Health Committee, councillor D. A. Stanton, found guilty of selling a mouldy cream cake.
Cannock Chase Courier 25th November 1919 Death of miner Wilfred Garratt, aged 21 years, of 127 Station Street, Cheslyn Hay.
Newspapers researched by Dave Washington
29th November 1919 Staffordshire Advertiser carried an interesting article on Housing Conditions in the Cannock District including details on Cheslyn Hay.
29th November 1919 Staffordshire Advertiser An application was received from Messrs T. A. Hawkins and Sons, Old Coppice Colliery, asking for permission to extend their mineral siding by crossing Lodge Lane, Cheslyn Hay.