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Historic Wednesfield: The High Street

At first glance the view above is almost completely unrecognisable to modern eyes. It is, in fact, Wednesfield High Street in 1902, with children playing in the street. However, there are some buildings that are still there to this day. One of which is the Dog & Partridge public house, which can be seen here […]

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Discover your postcode’s history

Black Country residents will soon be given the chance to delve into their area’s local history.

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Historic Wednesfield: Trapmaking in Wednesfield

In her first post for WV11, Heidi McIntosh from Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies writes about Wednesfield’s trap making past.

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Amended plans submitted for Trap Maker’s premises

Amended plans have been submitted for the Taylor Street Trap Maker’s site but local campaigners are unhappy.

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Local History: Adrian Anslow

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Adrian Anslow, the only Wolverhampton resident to be lost in the Falklands conflict.

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Historic windows donated to heritage society by Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s has donated window frames from the former Wednesfield Temperance Hall to Wednesfield Heritage Society.

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Apprentice star Ruth Badger backs plans to save Wednesfield heritage site

Wednesfield born ‘Apprentice’ star Ruth Badger has given her support to the campaign to save the area’s last remaining trap making premises.