Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 55 of the long lost freesheet, from April 1994 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 is a 24 page issue with strife on the Coppice Side Industrial Estate, the plans for Sandhills were still mobilising the community, the Archive looks at Jellymans Cycles an old Brownhills bike shop, an article from historian Geoff Harrington (more to come at the weekend), a remarkable ad for mobile phones, plus lots more.
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.
Hello Bob. I can only download the front page, is the problem my end or yours?
Whoops – cockup alert! My apologies, now fixed.
Cheers for flagging it up!
Cheers Bob, Dave and Brian
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