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History talk to commemorate Battle

Local Author and Historian Ray Fellows will be hosting a history talk to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Wodensfield/Wednesfield this weekend.

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Heritage Society meets Mayor

Phil Bateman previews the Wednesfield Heritage Society’s visit to the Mayor’s Parlour.

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Calls to celebrate the battle of Wodensfield

Former Mayor of Wolverhampton Phil Bateman is leading calls for Wolverhampton City Council to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Wodensfield (Wednesfield) which took place between the Anglo Saxons and the Danes on the 4th & 5th of August 1100 years ago. Phil said: “There is a strong local opinion that the City Council […]

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Competition: Tell us your Wednesfield memories and win a limited edition calendar

Recently the Wednesfield Area Action Network put together a very special 2010 calendar to celebrate Wednesfield’s history.

We have been lucky enough to get our hands on 12 of these glossy A4 calendars to give away to our readers. Read on to find out how to win a calendar…

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Historic Wednesfield: Trap Making

Last week we came across an article about Wednesfield’s history of trap making, so we thought we’d share it on WV11. The Wednesfield area was renowned as the British centre for trap making during the Victorian era and the traps that were made in Wednesfield were exported in huge numbers around the world. Read the […]