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58 min ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

A round-up of the best comedy, music, theatre and exhibitions, August 27-28

Do you know of concerts and shows that should be listed in our pages? Send details to listings@birminghammail.net or write to Birmingham Mail, Floor 6, Fort Dunlop, Fort Parkway, Birmingham B24 9FF For more details of events and venues visit here TODAY Make your own Kite Crafty Drop-in and 60 Minute Marvel - Den Building: Parkridge Centre, Brueton ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

Live: Wednesday's breaking news, weather, sport and traffic for Birmingham and the West Midlands

Bringing you live news, sport, traffic and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands as it happens on August 27 If there's something you've noticed and want us to check out then feel free to get in touch - call us on 0121 234 5430, tweet us @birminghammail, tell us at our Facebook page or email us at Newsdesk email link NEWS: Our fornt ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Memory Lane

THE latest Worcestershire and the War section included an update on the fundraising effort, which had so far been successful.

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The Democrat

Marie Patricia Horan Solberg

Paddy Solberg, 72, passed away surrounded by her family, after a short but courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN.

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IcLichfield

Tributes to a crash victim on Packington Avenue

The 25-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision on Packington Avenue in Kitts Green just before 8pm on Sunday.

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The Northern Echo

New series of Benefits Street being filmed in Stockton

FILMING has started in Stockton of the second series of controversial Channel 4 television show Benefits Street, it has been confirmed this morning.

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Black Country Bugle

Memories of my father who worked at Norton Villiers, Wolverhampton

WE are grateful to Dr. Philip Stanley, of 11 Kirton Grove, Tettenhall, for supplying these pictures from his father's old firm of Norton Villiers of Wolverhampton.

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Newsday

PC hurt in sledgehammer attack

The 41-year-old was responding to the raid at a Tesco Express in Sandwell in the West Midlands when he was attacked.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Victim Targeted: Man was tortured in a storage container.

THREE men who were part of a gang which kidnapped a man outside his Kidderminster home and tortured him in a storage container have been found guilty after a four-week trial.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Police officer battered with sledgehammer in botched cash machine raid

The Pc suffered multiple cuts, bruising, and severe swelling to his face and arm after his police car was attacked The Pc was one of two officers who were first on the scene at the Tesco Express store on Hamstead Road, Great Barr, in the West Midlands, where a gang of three were carrying out the raid on Sunday night.

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IcLichfield

Packington Avenue, where the motorcyclist died in a collision

It happened in Shard End on Sunday night when the motorcyclist collided with a car at a Shard End crossroads.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Ex-LNWR 49406 at Tipton in September 1963

RAILWAY enthusiasts among our readers may instantly recognise the locomotives in these photographs supplied to us by Laurence Brownhill of Dudley.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

IcWolverhampton

Sacked Al-Hijrah School governor sued for 100,000 over 'harassment' of staff

Waseem Yaqub has been issued with a High Court writ warning him he faces a damages bill of between A 50,000 and A 100,000 due to his conduct Council chiefs are suing the former governor of a troubled Birmingham school for up to A 100,000 over claims he led a campaign of harassment against staff brought in to turn it around.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Estherville Spirit

Paddy Solberg

Paddy Solberg, 72, passed away surrounded by her family after a short but courageous battle with cancer on Aug. 21, 2014, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

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IcLichfield

Replay: Friday's breaking news, weather, sport and traffic for Birmingham and the West Midlands

Bringing you live news, sport, traffic and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands as it happens on August 22nd.

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The News

Twists, turns in Spyder's musical path

John Spyder Macdonald's favourite songs are those that tell stories of hard times or happy times on the seas and across the country.

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IcTamworth

Treat for ale fans as The Jewellery Quarter's Two Towers brewery host beer festival

The Jewellery Quarter's Two Towers brewery will be hosting its first ever beer festival to mark the fourth anniversary of its first ever brew.

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Black Country Bugle

A leather bound town in the Black Country

Advertisements taken from the 1916 Walsall Chamber of Commerce Year Book that reiterate just how important a part the leather trade has played in the history of the town AT the height of the First World War the Walsall Chamber of Commerce issued their first "Year Book" that incorporated the interests of the trade and commerce of Walsall, ... (more)

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IcStafford

Birmingham dancer Katie Hands joins the cast of Riverdance at Birmingham's NIA

Katie Hands first saw Riverdance when she was just six years old - and immediately knew she wanted to be part of it.

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IcSuttoncoldfield

Beauty queens in endurance challenge to raise funds for injured troops

The catwalk queens took part in a two-day round-the-clock challenge to complete 7,160 miles on treadmills and exercise bikes Trainers, tiaras and treadmills took centre stage at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital as a bevy of beauty queens embarked on a gruelling charity endurance challenge today.

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