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Great live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

The folks from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub this evening (Saturday 15th July 2017), with popular rock act One For The Road live tonight from 9:00pm – and you’d be a fool to miss it!

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Great live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

The folks from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub this evening (Saturday 1st April 2017), with popular local rock act White Tygër live tonight from 9:00pm.
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Great live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

Kim Morris from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub this weekend (Saturday 30th July 2016), with top 70s tribute act Rob Cairns live tonight from 9:00pm.

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Great live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

Kim Savage from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub this weekend (Saturday 16th July 2016), with top pop and rock covers act The Usual Suspects live tonight from 9:00pm.

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Great live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

Kim Savage from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub this weekend (Saturday 9th July 2016), with top local rock band The Mad Banditos live tonight from 9:00pm.

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Great live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

Kim Savage from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub this weekend (Saturday 2nd July 2016), with popular local rock act White Tyger live tonight from 8:30pm.

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Live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

Kim Savage from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub this weekend (Saturday 19th/Sunday 20th March 2016), with popular local rock act White Tyger live tonight from 9:00pm.

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Live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

Kim Savage from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub tonight (Saturday 12th March 2016), with top local rock covers band Krazylegz live from 8:30pm.
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Live music at The Chase Inn tonight!

Kim Savage from the Chase Inn at Newtown, Brownhills has been in touch to let me know that there’s live music on again at the popular Brownhills pub tonight (Saturday 27th February 2016), with top local glam rockers The Hype live from 9pm.

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Cartoon capers

The post here last Sunday discussing the Newtown area of Brownhills certainly created some interest and raised a few more memories and discussions – and one particular aspect caught the eye of reader and long term friend of the blog Tony Winn.

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Illuminating Ray – one for the researchers?

I have here an excellent enquiry for a Sunday afternoon which I feel many readers will be very, very interested in – not least Andy Dennis, if he’s passing, but maybe others concerned with the Newtown area on the Watling Street, which has been the subject of so many past articles here on the blog.

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As the dual carriageway came through

I’ve had a bunch of film clips for a while, which were recorded in short sections and obtained by the young David Evans from Barbara, the daughter of Fred Shingler who ran the Park View Methodist Chapel, which used to be on the Watling Street, just on the corner of Chapel Avenue.

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Walsall Wood FC v Highgate United at home this afternoon!

Saturday 22nd January 2014 Finally, after so many lost matches due to bad weather Walsall Wood v. Highgate United  Don’t break your Wood vows, be there, be faithful to your local heroes 3:00pm kickoff Please come and get behind your local … Continue reading

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The spirit of radio

Here’s an interesting piece from reader and friend of the blog Stuart Cowley – I spent my teenage years glued to Beacon and miss it’s old, original incarnation terribly before the days of playlists and targeted marketing, the station was radical, quirky and had real Black Country personality.3632283925_2960c2959c_z Continue reading

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Castle class

I’ve had a lovely email from Tony Turner. Tony, you’ll remember, was born in a cottage at what was known as The Fort in Newtown, Brownhills. Recent historical debates here have focussed on where The Fort was, and whether it’s … Continue reading

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Brave new world?

The Birmingham Bull Ring feature I compiled last week seems to have stirred quite a bit of interest, both here and on Facebook. I realise it’s a long way from Brownhills, but for people of a certain age, hopping on … Continue reading

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