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Friday Jul 25 | Newsday

Teen stabbed in back in park fight

A 16-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in the back during a suspected fight in a Birmingham park.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Black Country Bugle

I read ballads from Bugle when I was Birmingham society's guest poet

And on July 6 I was their guest poet - a rare honour - and I marked it by reading some of the poems I have been fortunate enough to have had published in the Black Country Bugle.

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Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Poetry, Arts,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Black Country Bugle

W G Grace letter led me to trace family back to 1700s

I WROTE a letter in The Bugle entitled My great grandfather bowled out W.G. Grace, in the hope that it would help me to trace members of my extended family.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Isle of Man, West Midlands County, England, United Kingdom,

Black Country Bugle

Old Park Works football team, with James Butler at left with towel

THIS photograph sports a few wounds, but considering it's almost a hundred years old now, and has spent much of that time tightly rolled up, it's not in bad shape.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Brave Black Country boys buried on the Italian front

IN OUR April 3 edition we told the story of Wednesbury soldier Albert Harrison, decorated for bravery while fighting in Italy in the WWI.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, United Kingdom, Staffordshire County, England, Shropshire County, England, Italy, World News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Sea of red, white and black as Black Country flies the flag

THE sun shone on Black Country Day on Monday this week and it seemed that the streets of our region, from Wolverhampton to Wednesbury and Sedgley to Smethwick, were transformed into a sea of red, black and white as Black Country folk proudly few their flags, designed by Stourbridge schoolgirl Gracie Sheppard.

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Related Topix: Shropshire County, England, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Worcestershire County, England, World News

Black Country Bugle

New boss enthused by Darlaston's return

Darlaston Town's first match since their rebirth, against Rostance Edwards. No goals, but new manager Mark Swann was able to assess his side's strengths.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Black Country Bugle

The winning bowlers smiling despite the rain

Held each year as part of the Tipton Carnival celebrations, the contest is a popular event in Tipton's calendar.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Inside Self-Storage

Storagebase Self Storage Builds Colorful, Energy-Efficient Facility in Wednesbury, England

A new Storagebase Self Storage facility in Wednesbury, England, was designed to be eye-catching and energy efficient.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England

Black Country Bugle

View of Wednesbury today

WE often talk of how much the Black Country has changed over the years and Bugle reader Peter G. Smith of Wolverhampton has sent in these pictures that illustrate the point They show Peter's home town of Wednesbury and the first was taken by him in the 1960s.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Shropshire County, England

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Staffordshire Newsletter

Picture perfect for Stafford man Geoff who has helped to pen a book on 3D photography

WHAT WAS YOUR CHILDHOOD LIKE? It was spent largely during the Second World War when times were hard, probably more austere than it has been for the past five years, but I remember it being a happy one, though we were not a well-off family so we had to make do, which teaches you some good lessons in life.

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Related Topix: Shropshire County, England, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom,

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