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Who’s that girl?

In the informative and fascinating discussion over the question of George Colley and Lisa Ashby’s research into the Holden family that I feature here last week, an interesting side issue was raised: that of the identity of the well built;t lady in several 1926 General Strike era local photos.

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The kindness of strangers – thank you

I just want to take a moment to say thanks to all who shared and kept an eye out for the silver mountain bike stolen from Brownhills High Street last Sunday Morning – the lad who had the bike taken sadly doesn’t have it back (any info still appreciated) but I and his mum would like to thank those of you who offered to help in so many ways.tumblr_n2x25c7w3V1qib2vgo1_1280 Continue reading

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Urgent! Bike stolen from Brownhills

Hi folks – while I’m prodding the hardware with a long stick, there’s an important shout out I need to make for a young lad who does a paper round for Downes Newsagents in Brownhills.
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Brownhills – leading the way in innovative greetings

Spooted in the Brownhills search on Twitter, posted by @georgeyB95, comedy signage at Downes Newsagent, Brownhills.
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