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Walsall

(wôl`sôl), metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 177,923), W central England, in the Black CountryBlack Country,
highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipton, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton.
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. Iron and brass founding, limestone quarrying, and the manufacture of leather goods, small hardware, plastics, electronics, chemicals, and aircraft parts are the main industries and occupations of Walsall.

Walsall

 

a city in Great Britain, in the metropolitan county of West Midlands (until 1974, part of Staffordshire). Population, 271,100 (1974). Long known as a center for saddle-making and metalworking, Walsall produces machine tools, electrical equipment, automobile parts, and leather goods. Metallurgy is also important. The West Midlands College of Education is located in Walsall.

Walsall

1. an industrial town in central England, in Walsall unitary authority, West Midlands: engineering, electronics. Pop.: 170 994 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in central England, in the West Midlands. Pop.: 252 400 (2003 est.). Area: 106 sq. km (41 sq. miles)
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And Scunthorpe nearly snatched an undeserved point in stoppage time as Clayton Lewis' long-range strike was palmed clear off the line by Walsall keeper Mark Gillespie at the second attempt.
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Commissioned by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council and planned for a site between the high street and a Victorian canal, the building houses the Garman Ryan Collection.
This new contract with Walsall Council is another important success in our initiatives to grow our business in the local government market in the UK," commented Carl Mostert, Spescom Software CEO.
Pleck Road, near to Walsall Manor Hospital, was closed in both directions while the police carry out their investigations.
The only public transport options for this route are to take the bus, which, although regular, takes just over half an hour and stops at every bus stop, or there are trains to Wolverhampton from Walsall, but they go south via Birmingham New Street first, where they usually rest for ten minutes and take about an hour.
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