Tag Archives: Avenues

October 1990 – Wake up Brownhills – does anyone care?

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 13 of the long lost freesheet, from October 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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September 1990 – Vandals & dumpers causing problems on old track bed

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 12 of the long lost freesheet, from September 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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July 1990 – Callous closure of Job Club

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 10 of the long lost freesheet, from June 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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June 1990 – Avenues fight on

Continuing the scans of the Brownhills Gazette – I present issue 9 of the long lost freesheet, from June 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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Dead ground?

I’ve had an interesting enquiry from Laura Watkins, about the cemetery in Barnetts Lane, Brownhills, and it’s a little unusual in nature.
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The Lost City

No, not the infamous and somewhat notorious housing estate in Tipton, but Brownhills. These photos are postcards currently for sale on everyone’s favourite tat bazaar, eBay, interestingly, all the way from a seller in Australia. Both cards are used, and … Continue reading

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Fortitude?

An interesting enquire from reader Mike Stackhouse, who’s researching his family history. Mike mailed me to ask the following: Hi Bob, I wonder if you could help me. I have been doing a bit of family tree tracing and with … Continue reading

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Third Avenue house fire covered in the Express & Star

The Walsall Express & Star have the story of the house fire in Third Avenue, Brownhills on Saturday night now online. Thankfully, nobody was hurt. My sympathies to the unfortunate family involved in what must have been a terrifying incident. … Continue reading

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Fire in Brownhills last night?

I’ve become aware from social media that last night there was a house fire in, I think, The Avenues area of Brownhills. Does anyone have any further information they’d like to share? Fellow Brownhills blogger BrownhillsBarry posted a picture of … Continue reading

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