Cheslyn Hay Local History Society Newsletter – 26th July 2020

More Winter Memories
This week from Peter Cadman on his exploits from the sixties mentioning Boyd Price, Joe Price, Geoff Parkes, Tim Perks,  Joe MiddletonMr. Williams, Mr. Lager, Ivan MasseyIan “Scotty” Scott, Roger(George) and Dave StephensonArthur Stephenson and Philip Perks.

What Happened This Week 50/100 years ago…by Mike Belcher

Cannock Advertiser  23rd July 1970  Complaints of T.V. interference from an amateur radio transmitter, owned by Mr. Don Perks.  Full story.
23rd July 1970   News item of loose chippings on the road surface leading to several shattered windscreens in Coppice Lane.

In Memoriam  24/7/1920  of Job, the beloved husband of Elizabeth Whitehouse.

Cannock Chase Courier  24th July 1920  Chat from Cheslyn Hay
Male Voice Choir assembled at the Club to commemorate their success at the Birmingham Music Festival.
50 young trees and shrubs have been planted by Mr. C. Moore at the Working Mens Club.

General News
On Thursday I stood with fellow villagers and friends to applaud Rob Perks’s final journey from the Bonk, it was heartwarming to see how this virus has brought people together, we couldn’t attend his funeral but we could still show our love and support.

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