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A proud day for Tommy's widow Dolly Burton and INSET: Tommy Burton

Blue plaque honour for Bilston jazz star Tommy

WITH the number of people crammed inside its diminutive but atmospheric proportions, The Trumpet in High Street Bilston, resembled an over measured pint tankard last Wednesday when the Black Country's...

  1. Just one of the countless thousands of Mario Lanza beermats left by the Phantom

    The Phantom is caught on film in Kidderminster

    THE self-proclaimed Phantom of the Opera, who has been leaving drawings of Mario Lanza in pubs across the Black Country and beyond for five decades without ever being identified, is the subject of a f...


  1. Codsall Villa, Stuart Raybould fourth from left, back row

    Codsall Villa lads named

    READER Stuart Raybould called us on seeing last week's page 31 feature on Codsall Villa and Old Hill Liberals, and has given us a few names to add to the line-up.

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    3. Footballing juniors in 1938-39
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    1. The hall is alive with the Sound of Music
    2. WIN: A Natural History Museum Alive book
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    4. Busy year ahead for local theatre society
    5. Dudley drummer dad played for the silent movies at the Castle
    6. Happy days when big stars came to the Dudley Hippodrome
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