Tag "black country"

Lovin' summer - take two (23)

summer sky

With the summer upon us, we asked readers to send in images of the Black Country and Staffordshire basking in the sunshine.

1915. A Hero of Loos

Great War 8

Reeling from the disaster at Gallipoli and with no decisive advances on the Western Front, French Marshal Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre offered a solution with a campaign in Artois to force the Germans back.

Cable hails future of manufacturing

Mr Cable at Hadley Industries with chief executive Stewart Towe, manufacturing supervisor Dave Holder and general manager Jeremy Jordan

Business Secretary Vince Cable has backed efforts to turn the Black Country into the UK centre for top level manufacturing during a tour of two leading factories.

The Baggies fans who come from Stateside

albion fans

West Brom's win in their first match of their mini-tour in California provided a rare chance for Black Country ex-pats to see their heroes up close and personal.