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Cannock Chase Mining Historical Society Meeting


Founded 2002

Just a gentle reminder that the last talk of this season takes place on WEDNESDAY 19TH OCTOBER at our usual venue the conference room at the Museum of Cannock Chase.

The metting starts at 3.00pm and a talk will be given by Bob Williams on the “Restoration of the Hatherton Canal” please make every effort to attend and bring a friend.

Tea and coffee will be available and entrance is, as usual, free I hope to see loads of members and friends there.

News – July 2011


 Cannock Chase Mining Historical Society

Peter R.Lewis 2005 – Longton on Tern Aquaduct
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On Wednesday 13th July, the Society held its third talk of the year at the Museum of Cannock Chase.  The subject on this occasion was ‘The Life of Thomas Telford’, given by Richard Bifield.  It was a very informative and entertaining talk – as they always are – and well received by the members and non-members alike.The Pontcysyllte Aquaduct on the Llangollen Canal, Denbighshire, Wales. Photographed by Adrian Pingstone on June 30th 2008

Unfortunately, the Chairman, Alan Dean, had been admitted to hospital on Tuesday so could not be there.  We send Alan and Margaret our best wishes for a speedy recovery.

Menai Suspension Bridge. By Mick Knapton 25-12-2004
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 The final talk of the year will be on Wednesday, 19th October, 2011, at 3.00pm at the Museum of Cannock Chase – all welcome, on the subject of the ‘Restoration of the Hatherton Canal’ by Bob Williams.

Hatherton Canal – Waterscape.com


Occasionally Dobermanns are mentioned in my blog – and seen in photographs – so I thought that I would give the Birmingham & District Dobermann Club a mention, (I am an Honorary Life Member and a former Chairman) as they have recently changed venue.  The Club can now be found at Walsall Wood Methodist Church, Lichfield Road, Walsall Wood, WS9 9NP  from 8.00pm till 10.00pm each Tuesday.  Perhaps oakparkrunner will be tempted to rush out a buy a Dobe – the venue is on his doorstep!  But there again, praps not!!