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Sunday | Halesowennews.co.uk

BUDS holding charity bingo night at Mecca Oldbury

The fun starts at 6pm on Saturday, April 19 and money raised will be split between the running cost of BUDS, which supports dementia sufferers across Sandwell, and the Birmingham Midland Eye Centre.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Newsday

Gay banker guilty of murdering wife

A bank worker has been found guilty of murdering his wife in a bid to stop her revealing his homosexuality.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

BUDS holding charity bingo night at Mecca Oldbury

The fun starts at 6pm on Saturday, April 19 and money raised will be split between the running cost of BUDS, which supports dementia sufferers across Sandwell, and the Birmingham Midland Eye Centre.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hinckley Times

A Lighter Look At Life: This journalist's giving up the ghost

The thief went into the Carphone Warehouse shop on Friday around 11am singing "low cost phones" repeatedly before threatening staff and an elderly customer, grabbing eight phones and walking out of the store The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility ... (more)

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Black Country Bugle

Dudley and Sandwell libraries shortlisted for award

TWO Black Country library services have been shortlisted for the Library of the Year award at the prestigious The Bookseller Industry Awards.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Cradley Heath pensioners left in the cold

ELDERLEY residents of a sheltered housing complex in Cradley, whose warden service has been axed, were left without heat for five hours when a power cut switched the boiler off.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Dudleynews.co.uk

THE Black Country Chamber of Commerce has chosen a new president to steer the group forward.

Ninder Johal, who has served as vice-president of the group for the last year, succeeds Paul Bennett who stepped down on March 31. He said: "I am looking to build upon the excellent work undertaken by my predecessor Paul Bennett.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

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The current and former boss of Leicester's hospitals have been nominated in the top 50 NHS chief executives in the country.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Bent coppers from Sandwell sent the clink for stealing cash and snouts

TWO bent coppers have been jailed after stealing cash and cigarettes from a house they searched in Oldbury last summer.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

EurekAlert!

BMJ investigation: Public health funds raided to fill holes in local authority budgets

A year after responsibility for public health was transferred from the NHS to local authorities, the BMJ found numerous examples of councils disinvesting in a wide range of public health services, including those for substance misuse, sexual health, smoking cessation, obesity, and school nursing.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Newsday

Fake coach crash to help students

In 2013, it simulated a crash between a car and a motorbike but said the coach crash, which was filmed by media students, was "bigger and better".

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Oldbury cell block build under way

WEST Midlands Police cemented plans for a new purpose-built 60-cell custody suite with work starting in Oldbury this week.

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Metro

Pharmacist uses plastic box to fight off armed robber

Detectives have releases this CCTV image of an armed robber wearing women's tights over his face A pharmacist used a plastic box to fight off a would-be robber armed with a knife and wearing women's tights over his face.

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Dudleynews.co.uk

Inquest told Dudley man suffered fatal injuries after stumbling into van

A MAN who was killed after being hit by a car transporter in Dudley was the victim of a tragic accident.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Black Country car crook had record of more than 300 crimes

A MAN stole wheel trims from nearly 150 parked cars in the Dudley and Sandwell had 313 offences on his criminal record.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Newsday

Care services staff cuts cost A 1.3m

Birmingham City Council spent more than A 1m on making staff redundant from its children's services department, it has been revealed.

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Dudleynews.co.uk

Dudley News: Carpenter jailed over kicking old pal in the head

A MAN stole wheel trims from nearly 150 parked cars in the Dudley and Sandwell had 313 offences on his criminal record.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Campaigning Sandwell MP demands action over deadly knife trade

CAMPAIGNING MP Tom Watson and Sandwell Council 's public health supremo have teamed up to demand the removal of deadly machetes being sold openly.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Public to have their say on congestion-busting plans for Oldbury island

FOUR options to transform Oldbury 's busy Birchley Island with a multi-million pound scheme to cut traffic congestion have gone out to public consultation.

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