Brierley Hill Alliance historic article

14th September 1955 – Brierley Hill Alliance become the first team EVER to play an FA Cup tie under floodlights

On 14th September 1955 Brierley Hill Alliance became the first team to play an FA Cup tie under floodlights – an honour they share with Kidderminster Harriers. It is indisputable that Brierley Hill Alliance is the sole holder of the honour of being the first team ever to lose under floodlights. Here is the match […]

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Community First Brierley Hill Meeting 16th September – Read All About It!

Minutes if the meeting of Community First Brierley Hill held at St Michael’s Church, Brierley Hill on 16th September 2014 commencing at 7.00 pm. Present June Bowen, Rachel Harris, David Hoskin, Tom McCormack, Peter Plant, Tim Sunter Apologies Graham Hudson Minutes of the previous meeting The minutes of the previous meeting had been circulated and […]

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Community First Brierley Hill – Tuesday 16 Sept At 1900 – St Michaels Church – All Welcome

You are invited to the next meeting of the Community First Brierley Hill Panel which will take place on Tuesday 16th September 2014 at St Michael’s Church, Brierley Hill. The meeting will commence at 7pm. The agenda for the meeting is: Apologies Minutes of the previous meeting Matters Arising 4 Correspondence Applications for funding grant […]

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Brierley Hill Civic Society – Monday 15 Sep 1730 – St Michael’s Church – All Welcome

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of Brierley Hill Civic Society which will take place on Monday, 15th September 2014, at 5.30pm at St Michael’s Church. The Brierley Hill SNOW group – has organised a public meeting for 7.30pm at Hawbush School – so the agenda for this meeting will comprise of business […]

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Brierley Hill on the day war broke out and the departing of the first troops

On the day war broke out the men of the Brierley Hill Territorial force were summoned by bugle to the Drill Hall in Pearson Street. Now ASDA car park. Crowds gathered at Five Ways and at the corner of Pearson Street and High Street – singing patriotic songs. This blog posting describes the events and contains the Country Express article from 1914. I found the section headed “The Departure” incredibly moving.

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