Tag Archives: Clayhanger

Does anyone know where Spring Nob is?

I like this one – over the weekend an enquiry came in from friend of the blog Gillian Gaiser, as to the location of a place she members being called Spring Nob.
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July 1995 – Brownhills Carnival

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 70 of the long lost freesheet, from July 1995 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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Pictures from the 2015 Brownhills Canalside Festival

Sadly, the sun didn’t make it along until late in the day, but even without the sunshine it was a great event – Brownhills Canalside Festival was back for 2015 – and with Brian Stringer at the helm, it was a a great event and a fun thing for the local community.

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2015 Brownhills Canalside Festival on today!

Details of this year’s Brownhills Canal Festival taking place today (Sunday 28th June 2015) at Silver Street in Brownhills have kindly been supplied by The Clayhanger Kid himself, Brian Stringer – it’s always a good event and last year was better than ever!

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August 1995 – Betterbuys come to Inshops

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 71 of the long lost freesheet, from August 1995 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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Some bins not emptied today – leave them out folks….

I’m hearing that today (Friday 26th June 2015), some bin collections were missed in Brownhills, Walsall Wood and Shelfield, apparently due to a truck breakdown – these things happen.

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It’s a bum rap – but there’s no such thing as bad publicity

A delightful bit of urban mischief in Brownhills has gone semi-viral on local social media – Oh dear me, the jokes write themselves.

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