Bill, I worked as a apprentice compositor in the mid 50’s at the Express and Star, the same time as Arthur Arrowsmith. I remember he used to draw the Sports Section cartoons of the various local sportsmen. Any of those in your scrapbook ?
An interesting piece as ever and plenty to comment on.
Sad to say the The Severn Stars has followed the fate of many pubs,closed down and turned into residential accommodation. Nice place though Trysull still having two pubs, unusual for a small village. The Plough, Banks/Marstons and the Bell, Holdens of…[Read more]