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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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Walsall suffered a 20-run defeat to already-crowned champions Berkswell via Duckworth-Lewis-Stern.
As well as being the driving force who kept Walsall FC in the football league and stopped proposed ground-share schemes with Wolves and Blues, Barrie served as chairman of the town's Manor Hospital.
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.
Councillor Lee Jeavons, portfolio holder for regeneration at Walsall Council, added: "We are delighted that four major food outlets have chosen to invest in Walsall town centre.
But Walsall hit back to regain the lead nine minutes into the second half.
November 18: Diwali Lantern procession from The New Art Gallery to Walsall Illuminations.
Rochdale defender John Boardman nearly handed Walsall the lead just before the break as his back-pass to goalkeeper Matt Gilks was intercepted by Sam only for Gilks to save at his feet.
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.
Nash Dom, who support the interests of Eastern European and Russian communities in the West Midlands, and Community integration group Walsall for All is organising the Community Sports Festival on Saturday, September 14.
NHS Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking for the public's views on the plans.
Passenger trains on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line ceased in 2008.