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Get another glimpse into Brownhills Past

Regular readers will remember that last Autumn, there was an exhibition at Walsall Local History Centre featuring a whole tranche of of historic Brownhills photos and ephemera from the civic collection – this had proven to be so successful, that the top operatives at the town archives have decided to set many of the exhibits up on show in Brownhills Library, at the Parkview Centre, from now until the end of February 2014.
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Brownhills Past & Present: new exhibition coming soon

Stuart Williams of the Walsall Local History Centre has been in touch regarding a soon-to-start new exhibition of Brownhills photos and ephemera at the town archives.
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We’m gooin ta Brum, yow coming?

I’ve had a great image sent by reader and pal of the blog Tony Martin, who knows a thing or two about busses. Tony, you’ll remember, sent the wonderful picture of the Harpers busses at Aldridge, which provoked much recollection from readers.
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Sharp shooters from the Wood

A couple of great images here from reader Beverley Hollyhead, of local air gun shooters in the mid 50s. I’m hoping we might be able to name some of these prizewinning marksmen, so for those who were around the area … Continue reading

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A classier Hussey?

  It has come to my attention that a planning application has been submitted for the long-closed Hussey Arms pub in Brownhills. Shuttered now for nearly a year, the fate of this landmark pub has been causing concern for many … Continue reading

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The Hussey Arms: anyone know what’s going on?

I noticed yesterday in a comment from top local chap br007kbond on Twitter that scaffolding has apparently been erected round the ill-fated Hussey Arms pub in Brownhills. Mysteriously closed in the summer, the pub has been boarded up and subject to … Continue reading

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