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Bombs Over Brownhills

Now, this is a great article for a lazy Sunday, and one which I suspect may raise some comment within the local history community, where I know there to be still much debate about the war and exactly how Brownhills was hit by enemy air attacks.
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Keep on running…

It’s too long overdue, but I’d just like to tip my metaphorical hat in the direction of Godfrey Hucker, better known as Oakparkrunner. Godfrey is a stalwart contributor to The Brownhills Blog – if it’s about our town and being … Continue reading

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Life during wartime

Since it’s remembrance weekend, I thought I’d try and feature some wartime pictures of the area on the blog today. That was until I realised there aren’t actually that many of them about. The war years – both the Great … Continue reading

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End to end

In this week’s old photo feature, I thought I’d collect together three photos covering the Chester Road/High Street along it’s length through Brownhills, plus a bonus left field shot which hopefully, will jog some memories. As ever, I thank the … Continue reading

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