Advertiser 18 Dec 1915 Advertiser 25 Dec 1915 BRIERLEY HILL SOLDIER’S DEATH. On Tuesday Private John Thomas Rowley, 1/5 S. Staffords, died in the Military Hospital, Wordsley, from diabetes. He was the son of Mr T Rowley, 37, Albion Street, Brierley Hill. The funeral is today at Brierley Hill Church. County Express 18 December 1915 […]
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 […]
Browsing through the Pensnett, Past and Present Facebook Group I couldn’t help admiring this photograph by Linda Beech taken from the end of her garden, and was fasinated by the legend of a giant fish.
Deputy Mayor Steve Waltho and his partner Jayne Magin got married yesterday. At a recent event I discovered that Jayne was a former student of Hawbush School and one of the first intake at Buckpool. It was entirely appropriate that she chose to wear the coat of arms of Brierley Hill.
Who would have believed that Brockmoor High Street, of all places, would be home to a high class Italian restaurant? Yet that is just what Il Michelangelo is. Situated in a converted pub on the corner of Cressett Lane it is also evidence that Brierley Hill is an underserved market with opportunities for businesses to invest – if only they can see the potential.
It was good news that there seemed to be some movement on The Plough issue. Clearly the owners are thinking about ways of finding a new use for the building whilst recognising its historic value. But there is always a need for caution when deal with planning applications though. Media sources often present planning applications […]
The ugly fencing which is preventing access to Lawyer’s Field from Church Street might be adjusted to allow pedestrian access, although council officials say there is not enough money to effect necessary repairs at the present time.
Another inspirational story. Tonight I went to a Celebrating 100 years of Brierley Hill event at Insight House in Pearson Street. Performing there were The Black Country Rebels – a young persons dance group based in Delph Road.
WeLoveCarers is based at Insight House in Brierley Hill. On Friday (13 June 2014) they held their first annual awards. It was a fantastic event. I defy you to view the videos and not be humbled and inspired.
Following Dudley Council’s decision to reject a proposal for a waste to power plant in Brierley Hill, adjacent to the RDF waste mountain, Clean Power has decided to appeal. Residents are now taking up arms again.