April 1991 – Traders win battle over parking

Brownhills Gazette April 1991 issue 19_000001

Brownhills Gazette April 1991 issue 19 – 16 pages of serious stuff this month – Kids caring for the homeless, traders up in arms over parking issues with the new Aldi, some very dour letters from local Councillors plus another great archive posting. Please click for a larger version.

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 19 of the long lost freesheet, from April 1991 for you to peruse and download. I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

David Evans, very kindly granted access to the archive held by former editor and contributor Brian Stringer, has been assiduously and conscientiously scanning them all. Every single issue. Every few days, I’m going to feature the next in the series.

This one has the conflict over parking caused by the new Aldi store construction (is that really 23 years old?), school kids campaigning for the homeless, a very strong letter from the Councillor Graham Walker on local fascism, and excellent archives post and loads more.

Brian Stringer was a brilliant editor who still knows his stuff, and campaigns relentlessly for the place he loves. Brian was clearly working hard and getting into his stride here.

The history of how the Brownhills Gazette came to exist has been detailed in this post thanks to the wonderful John Sylvester.

If other bloggers want to use this material, can you please drop me a line first? I don’t mind, there’s just sone stuff I’d like to clear about the usage, thanks.

Cheers to Brian and David for sharing a wonderful thing, that’s part of our community history.

If you have any memories, questions or observations please do comment or mail me – BrownhillsBob at Googlemail dot com.

Brownhills Gazette issue 19 April 1991 – PDF format

This entry was posted in Brownhills stuff, Clayhanger stuff, Followups, Fun stuff to see and do, Local Blogs, Local History, Local media, News, Reader enquiries, Shared media, Shared memories, Social Media, Walsall community, Walsall Wood stuff and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to April 1991 – Traders win battle over parking

  1. Pingback: May 1991 – Walsall Wood Police Boxing Club big success – but will it continue? | BrownhillsBob's Brownhills Blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s