Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 46 of the long lost freesheet, from July 1993 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.
Sadly, issue 44 (May 1993) is missing from the archive. If anyone has a copy we could scan please, do shout up!
This is another large 20 page issue, with a heartbreaking theft, a youngster winning a ballroom medal, Clayhanger Common wildlife, carnival picture special, and some great archive material.
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.
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I remember the story of Rodney Smith I was at school with his sister Barbara will never forget this tradgedy it affected a lot of people at the time.