Black Country Bugle


Black Country Bugle

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A STAFFORDSHIRE author’s new book takes a look at life in Britain in the fateful month of August 1914, and reveals the hardships suffered by many here in the Black Country. Read more: www.blackcountryb...

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FOUR medals awarded to a former Mayor of Wednesbury who rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade in the Crimean War are to go back on display at Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery after going ‘missing’ for nearly 40 years. Read more: www.blackcountryb...

Long lost Light Brigade medals return to Wednesbury

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Slade drummer Don Powell tells all about his crazee life

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Dad kept goal for RAF, Wolves, Darlaston & Butlers brewery team

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THIS photograph of Rood End Junior School Cricket Team, c.1949, has been sent in by Mr I.J. Boswell of Stoneybridge, near Belbroughton.

Rood End School cricketers of 60 years ago

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Glory days for the Wolves back in 1949

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The exciting tale of a Black Country man who was kidnapped by desert tribesmen and sold to the French Foreign Legion

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We have more memories of Hale & Hale

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A remarkable wartime souvenir from Quarry Bank - can readers tell us more about it?

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1960s amateur operatics by TI workers

Tube Investments’ amateur operatic monarchs of the sea

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Wolverhampton School Crossing Patrol service celebrates its Diamond Jubilee

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OF ALL the trades you might readily associate with the Black Country, that of bellows-maker would be amongst the least obvious.

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Rowley Regis lad's happy memories of National Service in the Cyprus sunshine

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There's a new royal babby. This picture shows the last time the direct line of succession spanned four generations

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Some great pictures of Tipton in the late 1970s

A step back in time... to Tipton in the 1970s

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When the police paid a visit to the Black Country Memories Club

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Tips on keeping your cool in the hot weather

Tips on keeping your cool

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What did you do on Black Country Day?

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TRAMS are back in the news. Last week it was announced that the first of a new £40m fleet of 20 hi-tech trams is about to be shipped to our area for the Midland Metro from a factory in Spain.

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NOTHING brings back a flood of warm memories more reliably than an old school photograph.

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These days the streets of our Black Country towns are not always safe enough for us to stand and admire the architecture of surrounding buildings, or study the artwork and finer decorations that still remain on many of the older structures in the high street.

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How times have changed: photos take us back to the late 1970s

How times have changed: photos take us back to the late 1970s

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Swimwear fashions through the ages

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JOHN Way from Wall Heath, Kingswinford, spent much of his working life as a credit salesman, principally for Dupont Brothers, and for several other companies too.

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THIS old view of Lye railway station comes to us from John Taylor of Kidderminster.

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