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Historic Bilston plaque disappears

THROUGHOUT the Black Country there are statues and plaques positioned at various locations that either symbolise the region's history or actually give written details of individuals or industries, etc...

  1. The aftermath of the Brierley Hill rail crash

    IT was late on a August Monday evening 158 years ago that two trains collided near Moor Lane Bridge in Brierley Hill causing death and injury to men, women and children who were on their way back to v...

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  1. Souvenirs of Albion 1931 cup triumph

    WE'RE half way through August and the football season is well and truly under way. Who knows what will befall our Black Country teams, what triumphs and tragedies there may be before next May?

    1. Warley and District Sunday League
    2. Wednesfield dominate Darlaston in tough derby
    3. Worcestershire County Cricket League
    4. Old Hill footballers and school gymnasts of a century ago
    5. What became of the Stonefield Youth Club team?

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  1. 1938 brought a new lease of life to Tipton

    THESE photographs represent a snapshot in time: Tipton in 1938, from a souvenir booklet which was printed to celebrate the granting of the Royal Charter to establish the town as a Municipal Borough.

    1. Oldbury carnival in the Swingin' Sixties
    2. It's snow joke – reindeer born at Dudley Zoo in August
    3. Picture of Harts Hill soldier found 100 years after he died
    4. Inside Dudley Training College
    5. Bilston soldier who fought at Rorke's Drift

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    1. Bostin' good fun for all at the 2016 Black Country Festival
    2. Cradley Heath Fiddler on the Roof in Jubilee year
    3. West Bromwich fund-raiser staged by hospital thespians
    4. On stage with the Latour dancers in Netherton
    5. Do you remember Tipton club singing legend?
    6. Chaos at world champion's last ox roast in Sedgley
    7. When TV All Stars took on the heroes of the Black Country at Bilston
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