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Another former pub goes up in smoke

After reporting the thankfully apparently minor fire that occurred at the long-closed Rising Sun pub in Brownhills West on Friday, 5th August 2011, it seems that conflagration in former hostelries is contagious. The following Sunday, 7th August 2011, the old … Continue reading

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We have a technical…

Locally and nationally, it would seem, pubs are dropping like flies. A week or so ago I caught wind that The Hussey Arms in Brownhills had closed suddenly. A large, 1930’s roadhouse, the inn is a handsome building stood in … Continue reading

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The Trooper at Wall reopens 7th June 2010

Thanks to reader and Wall resident Mike, who commented on my last article about the renovation of the once-popular boozer, I can let readers know that the pub reopens tomorrow, Monday 7th June 2010. When I swung past at lunchtime … Continue reading

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Super trooper?

It’s apparently good news for local ale-lovers like the indefatigable Stymaster, for it seems I was very wrong about the future of the Trooper pub in the little village of Wall, between Lichfield and Brownhills. Passing the building on Friday … Continue reading

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