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  1. Old Hill Junior School 1960/61. Hazel Chatterton (far left on the second row from the front) remembers former head teacher Roy Raybould who died on January 18, 2015, at the age of 90

    Black Country schools through the generations

    RECOLLECTIONS of school days; the teachers we liked and those we didn't necessarily see eye to eye with; the lessons we looked forward to and those we did our utmost to avoid; the mates we had and fri...


    1. Warley & DistrictSunday League
    2. Wednesbury squander early lead
    3. DK revival comes way too late
    4. 150,000 cup crowd welcomed home the Baggies
    5. Cullis comes clean about the Major's monkey gland

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  1. Sir Alfred Hickman

    Victorian greats still honoured today

    THE names of many great Black Countrymen of Victorian days still resonate today and two whose names live on are Sir Alfred Hickman and Sir Gilbert Claughton. Hickman Park in Bilston is named for the g...

    1. There's plenty of things happening in Wednesbury
    2. Bid to trace my old pal Kay Reynolds
    3. Night I touched ice cold spectre in hood and cloak floating in Priory Park
    4. Hot, cheap properties up for sale and auction around the Black Country
    5. Coal became like gold in the winter of 1947

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  1. Features

    1. The play's the thing as Stourbridge drama groups help each other in the '50s
    2. Stars of CHAOS from 21 years ago
    3. Call Me Madam at Brierley Hill Civic Hall
    4. Lavish spectacle at Old Hill Tab 55 years ago
    5. Musical memories of Bugle reading thespian Trevor Guest
    6. Father saved fragments of forgotten film
    7. Remembering Lodge Theatre Society
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