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The Old Hednesford Pit Disaster: a question of Merrit

Incisive and tenacious historian Peter ‘Pedro’ Cutler has been quietly continuing his investigations into the Old Hednesford Colliery Disaster, the 1911 accident that was brought to our attention when Reg ‘Are Reg’ Fullelove donated a poem he’d come to have in his collection to the blog.

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After a week of extolling readers to understand the value of local press and quality journalism, yesterday the Express & Star’s Walsall edition proved the value of good local journalism, as exhibited by dedicated, conscientious reporters.
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How journalism works part 64c

I couldn’t help but smile the other day when I spotted a column-filler article in the Walsall Express and Star of Wednesday, 24th August 2011. On the editorial page, under an tawdry why-oh-why whine about Sally Bercow and Big Brother … Continue reading

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