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Proudly showing off their research from The Bugle about their project What put the Black in the Black Country are Class 3 at Newtown Primary School

A class act in teaching Black Country culture

A PRIMARY school deputy head had "an overwhelming response" when she wrote a letter to the Bugle seeking readers' help in designing a series of lessons on the Black Country's heritage.


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News Features

  1. Rendezvous with famous band leader

    John Williams' signed programme

    MANY Bugle readers will look back with a great deal of affection to the era of the Big Band sound, and Black Country artist John Williams from Darlaston is no exception.


  1. Memories of Coseley lamp lighter

    IN response to the question posed by reader Doreen Harris of Streetly in The Bugle (March 13 issue) about remembering lamp lighters.


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    FURTHER to your publication of Mr Guest's letter and photograph in The Bugle (April 3 edition) about school dinners coming by tractor, readers may be interested to know that this year St. John's Schoo...

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    I OFTEN wonder if Lenny Henry remembers being at night school at West Bromwich college when he came to the cooking class with Mr Overton to see if anyone had a wireless as Radio Luxembourg announced...

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    1. Busy year ahead for local theatre society
    2. Dudley drummer dad played for the silent movies at the Castle
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    4. VIDEO: Coronation Street and Ant and Dec celebrate success at The National TV Awards 2014
    5. A high note in Lucknow, India, as we took part in a Christmas concert party
    6. Tab Operatic's 1993 production of Oklahoma
    7. Look at our Lenny Henry when he started out
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