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11 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

Delighted answer was in The Bugle

I WAS truly delighted to see the letter from Mr Birch of Walsall, in The Bugle as shortly before I had been asked if I knew where the phrase "Gone for a Burton" originated.

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15 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

A Tipton Girl Guide captain for over 30 years

WERE you a member of the 3rd Tipton Guides, based at Princes End Baptist Church? If you were, you're bound to remember Hilda Francis, the company's captain.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Horatio Chapple death: Teen describes moment she saw friend mauled to death by polar bear

Maninder Kaur thought she was going on the trip of a lifetime when she joined a party of 80 to set off on an expedition across the Arctic to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

A man from the Midlands has denied touching a girl in a sexual manner in Llanarth.

Anthony Stephen Hudson, aged 55, of 55 Windrush Close, Pelsall, Walsall, pleaded not guilty to two charges of assaulting a girl under the age of 13 between June 9, 2007 and June 9, 2009, when he appeared at Aberystwyth magistrates court on Wednesday.

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Black Country Bugle

Willenhall pupils impress Walsall Poet Laureate

FOLLOWING a request through The Bugle Dr Brian Dakin, Paul Line and Walsall Poet Laureate Ian Henery went into St Giles Primary School in Willenhall in a similar way that Paul and Ian had worked with the pupils at Newtown Primary teaching them about the Black Country through poetry.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Tipton apprentice signed up for four shillings a week

APPRENTICESHIPS were once the way that thousands of young people found their way into the workplace.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Children being taken into care because of their parents' devil dog: ...

Children being taken into care because of their parents' devil dog: Four removed in a month over fears they could be mauled Children of dog owners are being taken into care while parents keep their potentially dangerous pets at home, it has been revealed.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Lost mansions of the Black Country talk in Kidderminster

A TALK on the lost mansions of the Black Country is being hosted by the Wyre Forest Historical Research Group at Kidderminster Town Hall.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

UK warrior's haka farewell

Delivered in perfect te reo, Lieutenant Colonel Chris Davies's performance came as a big surprise to many who thought he was Australian.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Watching the trains in Bradley

Midday on October 17, 1960, 6005 King George II approaches the site of the former Bradley & Moxley Station with an express from London Paddington to Birkenhead.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Safety probe launched after Cumbrian pylon plunge death

THE Health and Safety Executive have launched an investigation after a man died following a fall from a pylon in north Cumbria.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Stereogum

Judas Priest Albums From Worst To Best

The most important innovator in the genre's progression after Black Sabbath and Deep Purple, Judas Priest's influence looms immensely on not only heavy metal's music, but its visual presentation as well.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Black Country link to Longest Day film

BUGLE readers will know that The Longest Day was a 1960's film made about the D-Day landings and was directed by Darryl F. Zanuck.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Burton Mail

Director and firm fined for illegal gas repairs

FINES have been dished out to a company director and his firm after he and his staff carried out illegal gas work at restaurants that put business owners and customers' lives at risk.

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Black Country Bugle

No cup joy for Albion in jubilee year

WE turn the clock back 79 years to the Silver Jubilee of George V with these items of West Bromwich Albion memorabilia from Peter Hill.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Wife-Selling and Rough Music

Over the last couple of weeks we've looked at old customs, charms and superstitions relating to love and marriage.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Daily Echo

Director fined after illegal gas works at Hampshire restaurants

A company and its director have been fined after carrying out illegal gas work at restaurants including Hampshire putting business owners and customers' lives at risk.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Newsday

Midlands battalion makes final march

The government announced in 2012 that the regiment would lose one of its battalions as part of a programme of cuts.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Bus firm fined A 150,000 after death

A company has been fined A 150,000 after a mechanic was fatally injured when he was crushed between two buses in what safety inspectors called "a dreadful tragedy".

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Dudleynews.co.uk

Dudley traders blast council for rushed regeneration which is killing trade

A revamp of the market place area in Stone Street and Castle Street, which got underway in January, is being blamed for the closure of four premises including a butcher's shop which had been in the town for 60 years.

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