Tag Archives: Philip Cheetham

On the cut

I’ve a bit of a treat for canal fans in this week’s old photo feature, but nice as the narrowboats are, it’s the backgrounds that are most interesting to me. All four of these images are held on the excellent … Continue reading

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‘Doctor Who defies the council’ – Walsall Observer, April 15th, 1977

Thanks to diligent and committed rooting through past issues of the Walsall Observer by a keen reader of the Brownhills Blog, I am able to post this article from the Walsall Obsever of April 15th, 1977, about Philip Cheetham and … Continue reading

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That chap that barricaded his house…

You may remember that I was after more information about an incident that occurred in Brownhills in the 1970’s when a local eccentric barricaded himself into his house in an attempt to prevent it being demolished. I’ve come upon some … Continue reading

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