New Brierley Hill walks – starts Thursday – all welcome

Walk Works, a new Community Interest Company, founded by Vicki Smith and Fran Wilde aims to explore Black Country heritage and the arts through outdo events, mainly walks for looking and experiencing.

The good news is that they have been commissioned by the Office of Public Health in Dudley to run four walks along Brierley Hill Canal to demonstrate the contribution walking makes to helping us feel good.

Conserving the Heritage Assets of the Borough – a talk by Jayne Pilkington Brierley Hill Civic Society – Monday 16th June – all welcome

Jayne Pilkington, Dudley Borough’s conservationist (a species in danger of extinction itself in this age of austerity) will be giving her perspective on the conservation of the borough’s heritage assets – a key concern in Brierley Hill area where several buildings are under threat. The meeting starts at 5.30pm on Monday 16th June at the grade 2 listed St Michael’s Church in Bell Street South. As always all are welcome to attend this event.

100 years of Brierley Hill – an evening of reminiscence and sharing – Wednesday 18th June…all welcome

Brierley Hill’s Neighbourhood Learning Centre has come up with another cracking event for everyone who loves Brierley Hill. From 6 until 8pm on Wednesday 18th June at Insight House, Pearson Street, you are invited to join in an evening of reminiscence and memory sharing. Bring along any information and stories of living in Brierley Hill. The evening includes an audio visual presentation on historical aspects of Brierley Hill.

Brierley Hill needs its bloomers

An appeal is going out for residents, community groups, schools and business to support their town by becoming ‘bloomers’ and adopting one or more of the planters which will be brightening up Brierley Hill this summer.