Black Country Bugle, Nos. 958 - 983
No. 958 (6 Jan) includes 'Bilston FC in their Glory Years', including 1958-59 team photo with names (pg 32).
No. 959 (13 Jan) 'Last Days of a Thriving Community' includes photo of Low Level Station in 1973 (pg 22); 'Coz We Luv Em', article relating to The N Betweens and Slade pop groups (pg 24); 'Some Bilston Home Guard Volunteers Indetified' (pg 26); 'Halcyon Days of AJS at the Isle of Man TT Races', including images of bicycles (pg 31); 'Bilston FC Supporter's Scrapbook' (pg 35).
No. 960 (20 Jan) 'Wedding Singers in Wartime Penn Fields', account with photo of wedding of Cyril Griffiths and Vera Jennings at Beckminster Methodist Church in 1941 or 1942 (pg 3); 'George's Warm Memories of Bilston's Home Guard' (pg 22); 'Bilston Boys Who Helped Tettenhall College Achieve Rugby Success', Tettenhall College rugby team becomes Staffordshire seven-a-side champions in 1963, with named team photo (pg 32).
No. 961 (27 Jan) 'From Spit and Sawdust...', looking back at Madame Clarke's Ale and Porter Stores, Wolverhampton (pg 7); 'Wolverhampton Engine Drivers from the Golden Age of Steam' (pg 17); 'Portraits of Alfred Hickman's Servants' (pg 22); 'Fond Memories of Bilston FC' (pg 31); photo with some names of Stonefield Boys School football team of 1947 (pg 32).
No. 962 (3 Feb) 'Bilston Home Guard at Sankey's', including group photo of 22nd Battalion (pg 6); photo of Bushbury CA basketball team of 1967, runners-up in the Bert Williams Cup (pg 32).
No. 963 (10 Feb) 'Wartime Wagons...', including photos of railway wagons for Tarmac and Tarslac (pg 2); 'Bilston's Regalia Coming Home', Bilston mayoral regalia to be displayed at Wolverhampton Archives before moving to permanent exhibition at Bilston Craft Gallery (pg 5).
No. 964 (17 Feb) 'St Mary's Soccer Starlets from Fallings Park', photo with names, of St Mary's RC football team in 1951-52 (pg 32).
No. 965 (24 Feb) 'Bilston's Mayoral Past Brought to Life at Wolverhampton Archives', return of mayoral regalia to Bilston celebrated with display at Wolverhamptopn Archives (pg 5).
No. 967 (10 Mar) 'Capriena's Wolverhampton Boutique', Butterflies Boutique in Lanesfield set up with support from The Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme (pg 2); 'Wolverhampton Photographic Society', includes brief history of the society (pg 27).
No. 968 (17 Mar) 'Wolves Defender...', photo of ex-Wolves player Gerry Harris in Bobbington FC team in 1949 (pg 31); 'Gas Works Footballing Friends...', team photo of Wolverhampton Gas Works team during 1954-55 season (pg 32).
No. 969 (24 Mar) includes 'If Wolverhampton Take Over You've Had Your Chips', Bilston's reluctance to become absorbed by Wolverhampton in 1966 (pg 31).
No. 970 (31 Mar) includes 'The Greatest Honour Bestowed on a Bilston Youth Club Member' (pg 18).
No. 971 (7 Apr) includes 'Goering's Car Tops Bill at Civic', report of captured car belonging to Hermann Goering displayed at Civic Hall, including photo of publicity brochure cover (pg 2); 'Remembering Bilstonians', article about the 1961 campaign to retain Bilston's independence against boundary changes (pg 3); 'Bilston Borough Councillor Got Jean's Vote', featuring a photo of Bilston Borough councillor Harold Marriott's wedding day and 1949 election leaflet (pg 5); 'Proud Eastfield Boys', football team photo of Eastfield Senior Boys' School at the end of the 1950-51 season (pg 32).
No. 972 (14 Apr) includes 'Rugmania in the Black Country', with reproduction of advertisement for Sidney & Son, carpet retailers, of Queen Square and Cheapside, Wolverhampton (pg 9); 'Bilston Cricketers in the Fifties', photo of a Thompson Brothers (Bilston) cricket team (pg 32).
No. 974 (28 Apr) includes: 'Eyewitness Account of Goering's Car', follow-up article to that which appeared in issue no. 971 (pg 2); 'Recollections of Bilston's Youth Mayor of 1957-58' (pg 6).
No. 975 (5 May) includes: 'Memories Along the Millfields Road', an article with photos about the lost Holy Trinity Church, Ettingshall (pg 22); 'Was the Social Structure of Bilston Based on a Prayer and a Pint?', brief history of churches and chapels in the Bilston area (pg 29).
No. 976 (12 May) includes: 'Hermann Goering's Lesson in Road Safety', including image of the 1947 Wolverhampton Road Safety Exhibition programme cover (pg 17).
No. 977 (19 May) includes: 'Bilston Town Athletic Club Momento' (pg 31); 'Bilston Cricket Workers', photo with names of a Thompson Brothers (Bilston) cricket team in the 1950s (pg 31).
No. 979 (2 Jun) includes 'Wolves Winger George', article with photo about one-time Wolves player George Bowen (pg 31).
No. 982 (23 Jun) includes 'Wolverhampton Police Sports Day at 1930s Molineux', with photo (pg 2); 'Horseley Fields Industrial Site', including photos (pg 3).
No. 983 (30 Jun) includes 'Echoes of the War Years at Bilston Town Hall' (pg 19); 'Penn Girls at Bromsgrove Cricket Festival', Penn Cricket Club team (pg 30).
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