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jasper14

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #88 on: November 05, 2008, 04:17:36 AM »


Oh hell my secret is found out....sob sob

Told you I lived in W.Brom till I was 16..............but parts of Gt.Barr have a
boundry with Walsall/ West Brom/ B,ham so take your  pick*from 16 to 27
it was plain Gt.Barr then married and a bit of all....Our one garden was very long
and if a line had been drawn down the middle you would have been in Walsal
one side B,ham the other.Satisfied with that explanation or do you need pictures?

Mikey

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #89 on: November 05, 2008, 06:22:29 AM »
Come on Jasper, don't be so modest, it was so good in Great Barr that eveyone wanted a piece of it.   ;)
I am not young enough to know everything

jasper14

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #90 on: November 05, 2008, 06:39:49 AM »


Well I did,nt really want to upset folk by telling the truth,

I hate making people jealous and  or giving them a bad time..

said she tongue in cheek

Phil

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #91 on: November 05, 2008, 09:42:02 AM »
Mikey & Jasper

Thats what all you carrot crunchers say.

Phil
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Mikey

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #92 on: November 05, 2008, 09:48:00 AM »
Well done Phil, you managed to get Jasper and Carrot into one post   ;)
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jasper14

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #93 on: November 05, 2008, 09:52:21 AM »
Well carrot cruncher or not this little bunny is away to bed now, it past my time
sat watching TV most the day looking at the American Election..Our is on
Saturday, still think I,ll vote for the mickey Mouse Party..

Ok all thats it for another day,
God Bless, Po rarau

tramp

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #94 on: November 05, 2008, 07:11:22 PM »
I'll believe you Momjaz, thousands wouldn't..... O0

planetmalc

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #95 on: December 30, 2014, 04:58:25 PM »
I still live n the area and run a project on Billesley Common called "The Valley Riverside Project" restoring the land near the junction of haunch Lane and Yardley Wood Rd.
 
Sad news for younger members who may have ridden their BMX bikes on the [censored] Moor BMX track behind the Valley pub (RIP): the track has been ploughed in and levelled out :'( and is now a piece of sloping parkland with paths for pedestrians & cyclists.
There's no B/S on Planet Malc.

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #96 on: August 13, 2019, 10:49:43 PM »
More to follow....
iris with the red hair. x

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #97 on: August 14, 2019, 07:35:27 AM »
Planetmalc, your post brought back many memories for me, in the 1980s i was an official with  UKBMX and we had many National  race meeting on the C*c*smoor track, one sponsored by Kelloggs which  included riders from USA and can still be seen on Youtube.
BMX racing has now been included as an Olympic sport and  it is sad that some of Birminghams best tracks no longer exist including the International track at Birmingham Wheels.

GardenGerald

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #98 on: August 14, 2019, 04:18:28 PM »
Hello Alberta
What driver learned his skills at Birmingham Wheels landor street
Gerald.