Spring Newsletter 2023
The next FoHB Social will be held at the Black Country Arms, Walsall, on the 13th March, starting at 7.30pm as usual. We will have a table top quiz, a great raffle and the usual 50p off vouchers. I expect we will be upstairs, where I can take membership renewals from those who have yet to pay. It’s still only £6 a year, or £9 for joint membership. Sorry we have to have 2 socials in this pub consecutively but local venues are hard to find at short notice. This problem will occur next year as well so we are in the process of sorting that out.
The proposed trip to Halifax is postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, however we do have a thing to do on April 15th, an Away-
The Hydes trip went very well even though 6 people couldn’t make it on the day, but that meant we still had 45 on the coach. The raffle made £115 and the collection for Manchester Children’s Hospital in Hydes tap-
The AGM at the Black Country Arms was well attended and we elected the committee unchanged for another year. The following donations were made: Walsall Breast Cancer Support Group -
Ma Pardoes in Netherton is under threat of closure due to rising costs and reduced footfall. Sales have halved, and the licensee cites issues with unresolved business rates, paying back the bounce-
Old boys from Highgate all seem to be doing well for themselves. Steve Nuttall (ex-