Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 73 of the long lost freesheet, from October 1995 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 20 page issue with the withdrawal of plans for a new business park at Sandhills, Walsall Wood FC raise over £800 for charity, artists work with kids from the avenues, a local bakery partnership is noted, a letter from Gerald Reece on the letters page, school news, crime reports and 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.