The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.
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The Black Country delicacy that's as hard to crack as the locally produced iron and steel.
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Ernie Round is the Black Country entrepreneur who took the pork scratching beyond its natural home of the West Midlands, introducing it to the rest of the country. Ernie owns the factory in Bloxwich that makes the super-crunchy bar snack while master butcher Pat Gorman oversees production. ATV Today sent John Swallow to find out how the scratchings are made - vegetarians should look away ...