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13 hrs ago | IcStafford

Alert colleague saves ambulance worker suffering a stroke

Jon Mannion had been at the Birmingham headquarters of the organisation when former A&E sister Ann Parry noticed his droopy eyes A St John Ambulance worker suffered a stroke aged just 30 - but recovered within less than an hour thanks to the quick actions of a work colleague.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

IcStafford

New head of children's service department calls for urgent action

Strategic director Peter Hay was appointed to run children's services after the departure of Peter Duxbury by "mutual consent" The new interim head of Birmingham's failing children's service department admitted vulnerable children remained "unsafe" in this city and urgent action was required to turn the department around.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Sandwell gets new A 9 million 50-strong fleet of buses

Cllr Darren Cooper of Sandwell Council, left, Peter Coates of NXWM and Cllr John McNicholas at the unveiling of the new buses outside Sandwell Council House in Oldbury.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

The Fizzogs embark on whistle-stop tour

INTERNET sensations The Fizzogs are gearing up for a tour of Dudley and Sandwell which will see them recreate the laugh-out-loud routine that made them a worldwide hit.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

ANXIOUS students across Halesowen and Sandwell are finding out their A-level results this morning.

High flyers include Kayleigh Hayden with two A*s and an A, Ryan Asbury, with one A* and two As, Kelly Marie Wiles with one A* and three As, and Victoria Gardiner with three As.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

a Modern-Day "Poor Law" introduced to prevent benefit claimants moving to Tendring could be illegal.

Tendring Council introduced a residency clause to its council tax support scheme last year to cut down on what has been dubbed "benefit tourism".

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

IcWalsall

Your Communities: Sandwell NHS employees help out at Scout and Guide camp

NHS employees Alison Hughes and Janet Savage helped keep 7,000 campers safe at one of the biggest Scout and Guide camps in the world.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

IcBurton

Steve Smith, who is a Community Membership Administrator for Sandwell ...

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust are offering people the chance to chat about a career in health, with events in Birmingham and West Bromwich.

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24dash

Sandwell Council appoints Keepmoat to improve hundreds of homes

National housing and regeneration specialist Keepmoat has been appointed to carry out a major programme of improvements on behalf of Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Candlelit vigil does the Black Country proud

A proud moment for all the ex-servicemen and women involved in the Lights Out event as they stand to attention in front of the Oldbury War Memorial ON the first day back at work after the August bank holiday, one hundred years ago, there can't have been many people outside the Government or military who were aware of the ultimatum Britain had given ... (more)

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen News: Trust chairman Richard Samuda with the team at Rowley Regis Hospital.

The board of Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust visited the hospital to congratulate the staff and present a giant cake in recognition of the milestone.

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24dash

Social landlord's care worker arrested after 16 poisoned

A 23-year-old care worker who was arrested in connection with the suspected poisoning of sheltered housing tenants and staff has been placed in a psychiatric unit.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

24dash

Social landlord is making a meal of things

A social landlord is offering breakfasts, lunches and learning activities to 500 families in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull this summer, as part of a series of eight-day programmes aimed at boosting children's well-being.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Blackheath British legion picked as Sainsbury's charity

STAFF and shoppers at a Blackheath supermarket are being challenged to raise thousands of pounds for the town's Royal British Legion.

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Newsday

Former nurse guilty of murder

After calling for an ambulance Susan Hughes, 48, was overheard by an emergency operator saying "I wish I had stabbed your throat, love".

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Ananova

Woman Arrested After Elderly People 'Poisoned'

A woman has been arrested for "administering a noxious substance" after 16 people fell ill at a care home, police have said.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Cradley Heath fire station closes as fire service moves to Barrs Road station

The Mace Street station, which was opened 72 years ago by The Earl of Dudley, is now out of action and firefighters have been transferred to the brand new Haden Cross fire station on Barrs Road.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

ITV

Community officer leaked information to criminals

A West Midlands Police community support officer has been jailed for leaking confidential information to a convicted drug dealer and carrying out illegal searches on force computer systems.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Judge remprimands Sandwell Council over irrational and unfair policy

STRAPPED Sandwell Council has been reprimanded by a judge after banning council tax support to residents who have not lived in the borough for two years.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Black Country Bugle

A Black Country carnival in full swing

DIGGING deep into the Bugle's picture archives the accompanying photographs have been resurrected from obscurity and published with the pride of the Black Country in mind.

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