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    M40 Motorway 50 Years

    Deleted. Len.
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    New Birmingham Repertory Theatre

    Edit. This thread is about the New Rep on Broad Street Centenary Square. For comments about the Old Rep in Station Street please see: https://birminghamhistory.co.uk/forum/index.php?threads/old-birmingham-repertory-theatre.9035/ Final curtain for Birmingham Repertory Theatre...
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    Tate & Lyle Sugar and Golden Syrup.

    With thanks to The Guardian newspaper.Julia Finch and Richard Wray guardian.co.uk, Thursday 1 July 2010 13.38 BST Article history...
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    History of Cars.

    https://www.explainthatstuff.com/historyofcars.html Link to car history and lots of other things told in an easy to understand way. Len.
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    Motor Torpedo Boats + RAF Rescue Boats

    Restorations of these types of boat which will be put on show with HMS Victory, Portsmouth, well worth seeing i think, honouring the brave Crews of these high speed boats. Len. https://www.bmpt.org.uk/index.htm
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    A Fascinating Website.

    I think this is a fascinating website. Len. https://www.revolutionaryplayers.org.uk/home.stm
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    The Clock Garage has Stopped

    Time called on Castle Bromwich's Clock Garage Jan 12 2010 by Jonny Greatrex, Birmingham Mail. Posted by Len. MORE than half a century of motoring history has come to an...
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    Brum Big Wheel.

    Big Wheel Cartoon. by Whittock of the Birmingham Mail :D:D:D. Len.
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    Remember this?.

    Any ex Lucas worker remember this item?. Len.
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    MOT Reminder.

    Deleted. Len.
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    Parkinson Stoves & Blowlamps, Stetchford.

    Group of workers at Monitor Oil Appliances Ltd, who became a part of Parkinson Stoves & Blowlamps, Stetchford. Len.
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    T.G.Turrall VC.

    https://www.worcestershireregiment.com/wr.php?main=inc/vc_turrall. Click link for Birmingham T.G.Turrall VC`s life. Len.
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    Childrens Playgrounds.

    The children are playing and learning about life, health and safety was not thought about, just let the kids play. Len. Link https://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=74988
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    gemma, I worked at the BSA Tools factory, Kitts Green circa 1949 to 1959 & the BSA Guns, Shirley circa 1959 to 1961 but there was BSA M/Cycles & Bicycles it was a very big group of factories, i think if you put your Grand/Fathers name and what factory he worked in and ask if any one remembers...
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    Glover Family.

    Hoping some one can find out if Sidney and Doris Ethel Glover RIP of Olton had any relatives other than their son Dennis William Glover Killed in Action 1942, Thank You. Len.
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    Acocks Green Police 3.

    Next post. Len.
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    Where is this pub?

    deleted. Len.
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    Rescued Websites.

    https://www.go-for-it.co.uk/ Link to websites which have been rescued from not being used, there is super one on Davenports Brewery and others. Len.
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    Yardley Primary Church Road School

    Yardley Primary School, named Church Road Infants, Junior & Senior School when it was built 100 yrs ago, are asking former pupils, teachers & support staff to share their memories of their time at the school. Len Copsey.
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    Hampton pub, drugs above.

    Sgt. Leaver said, Some of the drugs were ready for harvesting and would have been gone in about a week. It’s a good job we got in before then. “This operation has prevented these drugs from getting onto the streets of Birmingham.” Sgt Leaver said a number of plants were taken away for...