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Reg Morris’s major achievements…

Over the years I’ve featured on the blog, and received a very warm response to anything connected with the late, great and absolutely legendary Brownhillian Reg Morris – a man noted for his community spirit, mischief, bravery and willingness to undertake … Continue reading

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The great climbdown

Breaking a long and unintentional silence today (sorry) with a post reflecting some great material that’s surfaced from the wonderful Tony Portman who’s contributed so much fine material to the blog over the years – but this time Tony has … Continue reading

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Reg Morris – a feast of golden daffodils

Over the years I’ve featured on the blog, and received a very warm response to anything connected with the late, great and absolutely legendary Brownhillian Reg Morris – a man noted for his community spirit, mischief, bravery and willingness to undertake any stunt or challenge, not matter how silly or difficult.

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A stunning restoration

Here’s something lovely I want to share with readers – long term followers of the blog will know of talented, longstanding contributor Lisa Ashby, who this week sent in the wonderful footage of Reg Morris eating daffodils – well, she has another string to her bow.

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Carnival Mardi Gras: Brownhills Style!

Earlier in the week, talented, longstanding contributor Lisa Ashby promised to send in some material about the entries of the B-CASS Disabled Centre into Brownhills Carnival in the late 80s and 90s – good to her word, Lisa has done just that and I can share them with you now.

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Brownhills Carnival remembered: Tower Hill return please, and a single for the wife

A couple of weeks ago, old pal of the blog Lisa Ashby sent in a wonderful article with some great supporting pictures showing her involvement in the Brownhills Carnivals of the late 80s and early 90s.
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Reg Morris – a great Brownhillian

A couple of weeks ago here I mentioned the late, great and absolutely legendary Brownhillian Reg Morris – a man noted for his fundraising, community spirit and acts of bravery, showmanship and mischief – Reg held many world records, as was very well loved locally for his charitable endeavours and for his constant charm and mischief.10984717_787404914686280_1924258450_n Continue reading

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December 1990 – Villagers fight traffic nightmare (and a Very Merry Christmas!)

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 15 of the long lost freesheet, from December 1990 for you to peruse and download – I’ve had an incredible response to featuring these long, lost publications here on the blog.

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Pole position

Reader Tim Chilton commented here the other day on one of my very first local history posts, raising the question of a local author, Coombe House and pole-sitting daredevils – I thought his comment was worth making an article from, as it raises a piece of history I’ve neglected, and another that shows how far this blog has come in five years or so.
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