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    Canals of Birmingham

    More info on the situation at Islington Gates... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-58817763
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    Outside Broadcasts

    "the use of PO landlines for outside broadcast was normal practice." (from around 1924) https://www.britishtelephones.com/vehicles/specialist/020.htm
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    In The Garden 2021

    Sunday Morning.
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    Lake Family. Birmingham City Police Whistle

    Later in 1885 a man is charged with John Gateby’s murder.
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    Lake Family. Birmingham City Police Whistle

    Worcester Chronicle, December 1880.
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    Anyone heard of Helynge Street, Aston

    May well have been also known as Marion Place, mentioned in the Birmingham Daily Post 1890.
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    Does anyone know which street this airplane body is being transported in?

    I thought Midpubs had provided evidence ?
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    Newspapers: Humorous And Interesting Newspaper Stories

    May 1978, Birmingham Post. Bromsgrove Counting House being moved to the Avoncroft Museum.
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    In The Garden 2021

    Rockery…
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    Science Museum Newhall Street

    Birmingham Post, May 1978….Steam Age Parade.
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    Dowler Brass Works - Gt. Charles Street

    The Birmingham Daily Post of the Friday 18th March 1870 gives the fire as on Wednesday night. The illustration is from the Illustrated Midland News.
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    Outside Broadcasts

    Post Office Telephones set up sound broadcasts for BBC and ITV.
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    Hawthorn House Handsworth

    April 1955, Birmingham Gazette.
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    Aston Villa history

    Oscar Arce died in 2017.
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    Outside Broadcasts

    Terry Tomas. Tight Lines !
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    Hobbies 2021

    In the second episode the programme follows the design of the Bristol Fighter biplane from WWI. Also a model of Bexhill in the winter of 1940.
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    In The Garden 2021

    A week ago and still going strong…
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    In The Garden 2021

    A tree down the road a week ago, today many of the leaves have fallen.
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    Colourising Home Guard Photo.

    Different eyes see different colours !
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    Hobbies 2021

    Watched the first episode of the Hornby programme and found it very interesting. It followed the design of a die cast metal, limited edition (500,) of the General Steam Navigation (35011), a locomotive of the Merchant Navy class. Also the restoration of that locomotive at Blunsdon in Wiltshire.
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