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The Black Country spakes

LAST week the leaders of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton councils, along with Birmingham council, issued a joint statement that they had "agreed to commence the first stage in the cre...

  1. The burning scene from Bladys of the Stewpony filmed at the Whittington Inn, Kinver

    Father saved fragments of forgotten film

    BACK in our September 18, 2014 edition we printed some pictures from the lost film of Bladys of the Stewponey, taken from the programme for a 1922 screening of the movie at the Grand Theatre, Old Hill...

  2. Sapper William John Anson in army uniform, and below in civvies, October 19, 1914.

    Trying to solve a Great War family puzzle

    A selection of photographs, a small pocket book entitled 'Birthday Chimes from Shakespeare', and a single postcard dating from 1916, turned up in an auction lot when the buyer, Kathleen Baker from Sed...


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