Tag Archives: Ice cream van

Those glorious vanilla days of childhood…

David Evans, top reader and local history buff, has been at it again. David has sent me the following recollection, which I thought I’d share with the readers out there. Remember, we’ve mentioned the local ice cream men – Selwyn … Continue reading

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The cream of society

I’ve mentioned ice cream vans and milk floats on the blog before. I’m quite interested in that lost delivery and van sales thing – chip vans, mobile shops, bakers vans – but there seems to be precious little local material … Continue reading

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Shop local…

I thought it was about time we revisited some of the lost shops and stores in Brownhills. I’ve heard lots of people – particularly commentators here – reminisce about Selwyn Smith’s shop, and Cooper’s seems somewhat legendary, too. Was this … Continue reading

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