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2 min ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

a Stourbridge woman died due to a rare complication during surgery, an inquest heard.

Diane Weston, aged 73, of Windsor Road, had elected to have spinal surgery to eliminate pain caused by a trapped nerve and protruding disc.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Popular WBA steward suffered massive brain injuries after being run over in Oldbury

A POPULAR West Bromwich Albion steward was killed after stepping into the Wolverhampton New Road and giving the driver who ran him over just 0.8 seconds to avoid him.

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Black Country Bugle

Great Barr Hall - Walsall's 'Downton Abbey' - is at an historical crossroads

A PLAN by Developers BCG Lakes and Lapworth Architects to convert the derelict Great Barr Hall, which has stood empty on the Walsall-Sandwell border since 1978, into a hotel and conference venue, along with 57 homes, has led to a big debate locally.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Enthusiasts celebrate Titford Canal restoration anniversary

They included the Mayor of Sandwell, Councillor Linda Horton and her Consort Councillor Roger Horton and Richard Parry, the Chief Executive of Canal & River Trust.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

IcTamworth

Vikki Horsman was attacked on the doorstep of a Tividale house

Detectives are continuing to question six people after a teenage woman was left with serious facial burns in a horrific doorstep attack.

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Sun Apr 13, 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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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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