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Wearing waiscoats and ties on the factory floor

THESE days the only place you'll find workers in a shirt and tie is in an office – but to our parents and grandparents the tie was a necessity. Even a swift half down the pub would for many requ...


  1. Parading the FA CUP in Tipton

    THE FA Cup is still by far the most romantic of association football competitions, when on their day the minnows can defeat the giants and bask in their glorious achievement for years to come.

    1. Wolverhampton and Bilston athletics club seeks former members
    2. Kidderminster & DistrictFootball League
    3. Warley & DistrictSunday League
    4. Close call but a win for Wednesbury
    5. Highgate and Wednesfield through to Hunt Cup semis

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  1. I found this old photo in my attic

    The article about the bus with the registration plate FEA 156 in the recent Bugle Annual brought back many memories for me of the Black Country, and prompted a search in our attic, where I unearthed t...

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    1. Rejuvenated Dudley glass works up for national award
    2. Dudley craftsmen build homes for zoo birds
    3. Idyllic scene on Stourbridge canal
    4. Memories of the winter of 1947
    5. Recreating Dudley's past for the Festival of Britain
  1. Remembering Ellowes Hall

    I REFER to the article on page 11 of the Bugle of January 18, and a photograph of Ellowes Hall grounds in which you say you don't have a photo of the hall itself.


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    1. The evening Dame Vera Lynn sang at the Wolves Social Club
    2. Marjorie Westbury - the Black Country star of radio detective show
    3. Santa Claus arrested on stage in Stourbridge!
    4. New day for Laurel and Hardy fans in Stourbridge
    5. Weighty matters at Walsall pub
    6. Celebrating 100 years of Holden's brewery
    7. Open cockpit nights at RAF Cosford
  2. Events

    1. Traditional Irish Music
      Times: From  Mon, February 25 2013  to  Mon, April 17 2017
    2. Annie
      Times: From  Wed, March 13 2013  to  Tue, April 18 2017
    3. The Stranglers
      Times: From  Sat, March 16 2013  to  Sat, March 18 2017
    4. Julie Felix
      Times: From  Wed, March 20 2013  to  Wed, March 15 2017
    5. Chantel McGregor
      Times: From  Sat, March 30 2013  to  Sat, April 15 2017