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Brownhills Central Boy’s School: Can you help?

A very interesting request for help came in last week from Bonita Clayton of Brownhills Community Association, who as you’ll know, are based at the former Brownhills Central Boy’s School, or as my generation knew it, the Annexe, which is just by the Miner Island in Brownhills.
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Brownhills finest on the radio!

Inspirational local historian and all-round nice bloke David Hodgkinson recently contacted me to point out that former local lad, top lawyer and author David M Golden had appeared on Carl Chinn’s radio show last Sunday, 4th March 2012.You will no doubt remember that … Continue reading

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Remember the days of the old school yard?

I went somewhere today that I haven’t been for years. It was so evocative and touched me so much, that I took pictures. I know there are lots of other folks who read the blog who haven’t been here for … Continue reading

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Top author to appear at Brownhills Library

Inspirational local historian and all-round nice bloke David Hodgkinson recently contacted me to point out that former local lad, top lawyer and author David M Golden will be appearing on his childhood home turf at Brownhills Library (at the Parkview Centre) on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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On the wing

I’ll be completely honest with you guys here, I know nothing about football whatsoever, but this week in the pictures from the past slot, I have a soccer special. Top reader and contributor [Howmuch?] recently located some interesting newspaper scans … Continue reading

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Are you receiving me?

  Reader Tony Hancock (it is raining here, also – can’t be his real name, can it?) kindly sent me this odd bit of Brownhills Central Boy’s School ephemera. Apparently, there was a ham radio club set up for the … Continue reading

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