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9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: St. Thomas, Folk, World News, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Shropshire County, England,

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Chancellor announces Sandwell super-hospital in Rowley Regis

THE Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, chose Rowley Regis Hospital to announce his approval of the long-awaited A 353 million hospital in Smethwick.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England,

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Newsday

Osborne approves A 353m PFI hospital

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced approval for the 670-bed Midland Metropolitan Hospital to be built on land in Smethwick.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

ITV

Swerving driver saved by trucker

He moved in front of the car, forcing it to stop, avoiding what emergency services have described as "possibly a fatal collision".

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Family fun day in Blackheath

Children and young people are invited to take part in the talent show during the afternoon of the event on Saturday July 26. There will also be a fun fair, live bands and children's activities and stalls in the High Street, from 1pm until 6pm.

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Black Country Bugle

Royal approval for Black Country Day

Black Country Gaz is joined by Brendon Perry from Comets Performance Ensemble, Barbara Hartill, Graham Jordan and Eiddwen Lowe from Fanga Drum 'n' Dance and James Stevens from the Empty Can Tipton Libraries manager Robert Hazel wrote to the Head of State to tell her of the celebrations set to take place on July 14, and enclosed a Black Country flag ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Dudleynews.co.uk

Quarry Bank mum calls for action after near-misses on school run

A QUARRY Bank mum has called for a busy junction to be made safer for pedestrians after experiencing two near-misses while taking her children to school.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Staffordshire Newsletter

Picture perfect for Stafford man Geoff who has helped to pen a book on 3D photography

WHAT WAS YOUR CHILDHOOD LIKE? It was spent largely during the Second World War when times were hard, probably more austere than it has been for the past five years, but I remember it being a happy one, though we were not a well-off family so we had to make do, which teaches you some good lessons in life.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen News: SAndwell bound: Bob Kerr and his Whoopee Band.

CRADLEY Heath and Blackheath are getting in on the act for this year's Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, United Kingdom, Worcestershire County, England, Jazz & Blues, Jazz, Blues, Budapest Ragtime Band

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Environment Agency funds A 1.4 million anti-flood measures in Cradley

The Environment Agency has sanctioned the funding for a new culvert to be built in the embankment of Mousesweet Brook.

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Related Topix: Flood, Natural Disasters, West Midlands County, England, United Kingdom

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