A History of Brown Edge, a Staffordshire Moorlands Village

Afowereets Owgun

“Afowereets Owgun” is a book about the North Staffordshire Dialect and the activities and pastimes of the people Brown Edge, a Staffordshire Moorlands Village. Written by Peter Turner, it captures a way of life of a community that is simply disappearing, along with its language, hence the title “Afowereets Owgun”. To order your copy please […]

Who is she?

I met this young lady recently and had a bit of a laugh about her time at school when she was always up for a game of football!  She has done well for herself and actively pursuing a career in Law.  Can’t help but admire her drive and enthusiasm. Leave a comment if you recognise […]

Staffordshire good neighbour scheme.

Good Neighbour Schemes. The Community Council, with the support of Staffordshire County Council, has been involved over the past 12 months in a project seeking to address the issue of isolation and loneliness, often experienced by elderly, disabled or vulnerable people. This is a pilot project helping 6 local communities scattered around the county to […]

Smallthorne district league darts team.

Click on the title above to see a large version with names of people already identified. This is a photograph of the victorious Smallthorne and District Darts League who had competed in The People Darts League Championship Held at Rugby in the early 1950’s. Mr Alan Hayes pointed out the lucky mascots worn by the […]