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Crash in West Bromwich in the early 1960s

THERE are so many aspects to this story that make it an intriguing study. The photographs themselves are spectacular showing a fixed wheeled truck embedded into the shop window of a china and glass re...


  1. 1973 'friendly' that saw Albion savaged by Wolves

    TONY Matthews' article in the Bugle (July 12) stirred memories of a good time for Wolves in local derbies in 1973. It also reminded me of the fact that Wolves and the Baggies met again later that year...

    1. Worcestershire County Cricket League
    2. Darlaston outclass competition to continue winning start to season
    3. Albion v Wolves – the complete history of the Black Country derby
    4. Plenty of names, but what was the team called?
    5. Baptism of fire for Willenhall youngsters in season opener

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  1. Take foive... catching up with our Janice

    BACK in April 26th edition I wrote about the passing of Brian Matthew, the BBC Radio Light programme presenter on 1950s/60s Easy Beat, Saturday club and Radio Two's Sounds of the 60s, up until his dea...

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  1. Flea market find shows cut in colour

    BIRMINGHAM is a little off the beaten track and not in our neck of the woods, but Brummegem and the Black Country have at least one thing in common and that is an abundance of canals.

    1. Bantock's daughter goes for a drive
    2. Hi-de-Hi! star Jeffrey Holland joins local talent at Wolverhampton Grand
    3. History in the news
    4. This 'knight' of the road was real trooper
    5. Jazz nights are etched in the memory
  1. Mine shaft gave way at site

    WITH reference to the letter in Bugle 1301 by Nick Bate: I grew up in Harvest Road, Brickhouse Farm, and was often told of the mines that were supposedly in the area (we never believed these stories u...

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    1. Bilston palace from the golden age of cinema
    2. Lyrics inspired by Wolves' 1893 FA Cup final win over Everton
    3. Stourbridge stars of The Vagabond King
    4. Summer Rhapsody comes to Portobello
    5. Medieval Paris brought to life on Stourbridge Stage
    6. 70th anniversary of the sad death of Frankenstein movie director
    7. Packed programme of movies at Brierley Hill Picture House 84 years ago
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