Tag "Smethwick"

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.

Your pages from the past: Monday, May 29, 1989

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Trevor Hickman tweeted us yesterday, asking to see the Express & Star's front page from May 28, 1989. Sadly that was a Sunday and we don't publish on a Sunday, so here's Monday, May 29, 1989 instead.

Birmingham & District League round-up


West Bromwich Dartmouth went top of the Birmingham & District League Premier Division with an eight-wicket win over reigning champions Shrewsbury.