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Small World News Service
Funeral workers cremated vetearn, 90, and found a Wwii Bullet stuck in his Hip
Funeral workers were shocked after they cremated a 90-year-old war veteran and found a BULLET that had been lodged in his hip - for 69 YEARS.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Breast surgeon concerns 'from 2003'
Senior managers at a hospital trust did not respond effectively to concerns over a surgeon carrying out unnecessary or incomplete breast cancer operations, a report has found.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Madeleine McCann fancy dress outrage
A nightclub has removed a "distasteful" photograph from its websites following complaints it showed a man in a costume depicting missing child Madeleine McCann.
Man gets five years for lorry death
A man has been jailed for five years for manslaughter after chasing a 26-year-old into the path of a lorry.
Social landlord joins Accord Group
Heantun Housing Association, which manages 1,200 across the Black Country and Staffordshire, took a "unanimous decision" to select West Bromwich-based Accord as its preferred partner.
Black Country Bugle
New book on lost teams of the Black Country
This picture is almost certainly Old Hill Wanderers, who had a brief but notable existence.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Black Country Bugle
Memories of driving historic No. 174 bus
WITH reference to the recent articles in The Bugle on the former West Bromwich Corporation Bus No 174, I actually drove this bus many times when I was a driver with the old Corporation.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
EE to improve 2G and 3G infrastructure
So, you've heard about EE and their 4G network. You can get double-speed 4G in Birmingham and some my lovely scenic local towns - Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Boxing clubs receive criminal cash
Fifteen community schemes, including three boxing clubs, are to be given A 91,000 in profits seized from criminals in the West Midlands.
Building society runners swap tenners for trainers to raise cash in Sedgley
A six-strong team from the West Bromwich Building Society took on the Suicide Six trail run at Baggeridge Country Park in Sedgley .
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Coffee mornings spread health message on the Lyng
Residents aged over 50 in West Bromwich are getting health tips over a cup of coffee with their neighbours thanks to a new community project.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
M6 Toll: Is it a complete failure?
The firm that runs the toll motorway said it was "nonsense" to suggest the road has not been of benefit It was plugged as a way of relieving pressure on the M6 and making motorists' lives easier.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Woman charged after allegedly driving Wrong Way down M5 motorway
Katy Homer, 26, has also been charged with dangerous driving after being detained by police near the M5 in West Bromwich A woman who was arrested after a car was driven the wrong way down a motorway has been charged with drink-driving.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Woman bailed after 'wrong-way' drive
A 26-year-old woman who allegedly drove the wrong way along the M5 motorway in the West Midlands has been released on bail.
Black Country Bugle
50 new jobs as West Bromwich firm launches home visits for elderly
Local couple Kim Brom and Ram Singh have set up Home Instead Senior Care, based at Hawthorn House on Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, providing a minimum one-hour visit which they believe is absolutely necessary to put forward a system that is worthy of being called a 'care' service.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Three begins 4G roll-out
Three announced yesterday that it has begun rolling out its 4G network across the UK, but it is unknown where the extra connectivity will be placed.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Arrest after wrong way M5 drive
Officers stopped a black Vauxhall Astra after they saw it driving the wrong way near to junction one for West Bromwich at about 03:00 GMT.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Cannabis cards given out by council
A council is giving out "cannabis scratch and sniff" cards to Birmingham residents in a bid to tackle cultivation of the drug.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
West Bromwich East MP Tom Watson
Chris Lepkowski Comment: Saido Berahino is latest star to make a real hash of Twitter and highlight that football hasn't quite yet got to grips with social media Stourbridge mum tells how her world fell apart and the struggles she and her son now face on a daily basis The Government should impose "urgent reform" on the football industry following ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Mail on Sunday
Paul Flowers described as 'Jekyll and Hyde' by Betty Boothroyd
'Paul Flowers is Jekyll and Hyde' says Betty Boothroyd as pictures emerge of her with the disgraced reverend surrounded by Boys' Brigade members in a dressing gown This is the disgraced Rev.