May 1991 – Walsall Wood Police Boxing Club big success – but will it continue?

Brownhills Gazette May 1991 issue 20_000001

Brownhills Gazette May 1991 issue 20 – 20 pages of of more general community matters this month – the Boxing Club still exists, is successful and very, very well respected.. Please click for a larger version.

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 20 of the long lost freesheet, from May 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.

In this issue, there’s concern over a local boxing club, that happily survives (and is a great success) to this day – theres an award won by the posties in Brownhills Sorting Office, poetry from Stella M. Hodgkiss, The Memo’s 65th anniversary and a fascinating Disability Sports Day.

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 20 May 1991 – PDF format

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3 Responses to May 1991 – Walsall Wood Police Boxing Club big success – but will it continue?

  1. Clive says:

    Nice one thanks to Brian, Dave; Bob

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