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3 hrs ago | IcWolverhampton

Hitesh Dhirajlal (left) and Jeevan Singh Dhanda

The second man involved in a double death riddle at Birmingham's New Street Station was a "much-loved" son and brother, his devastated family said today.

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10 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

Child sex abuse scandal: West Bromwich-born former police deputy claims victims failed by authorities

Tracey Cheetham who grew up in the Black Country, announced she was resigning after a devastating report into the Rotherham child abuse scandal West Bromwich-born Tracey Cheetham has claimed she decided to quit her 45,000 a year South Yorkshire deputy police commissioner role because the 1,400 victims of the Rotherham child sex scandal had been ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Oldbury loo gone for a song

A DERELICT public toilet block in Oldbury was one of three sold by Sandwell Council for A 105,000 below its own valuation without being put on the market, it has emerged.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Black Country Bugle

A Black Country Christmas

REPORTS of Christmas cards going on sale and posters at several pubs advising us to book early for Christmas, suggest Christmas is arriving earlier each year, and the West Bromwich Local History are also thinking ahead to the festive season.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England

Mon Aug 25, 2014

IcWalsall

Photo gallery: Thousands flock to Sandwell Show

The main arena features a motocross display team, sheepdog skills, an equine/canine stunt team, heavy horse logging demonstration and falconry display.

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Black Country Bugle

My sister was born at Cape of Good Hope pub in West Bromwich

I READ with interest Mike Fenton's article on Spon Lane, West Bromwich, in the Black Country Bugle .

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Outrage as Canada geese are rounded up for culling - by council...

When Ian Carroll asked council contractors why they were herding Canada geese into a van at a park, he was not satisfied by their claim to be ringing the birds' feet.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

IcLichfield

Teen who had been missing for almost a month found at Birmingham flat

Detectives, acting on intelligence, raided a flat in Arundel Place, Sparkhill at 9.30am yesterday morning finding Sabeela Waid inside Detectives, acting on intelligence, raided a flat in Arundel Place, Sparkhill at 9.30am yesterday morning finding Sabeela Waid inside.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

IcWolverhampton

Secret filming captures council goose cull in Sandwell Valley Country Park

Bird lovers secretly filmed council contractors herding Canada geese into a van - little realising they were about to be massacred.

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IcWalsall

Your Communities: Halesowen toddler helps to raise 400 for a baby charity

Fundraising has started early in the Carpenter household, with two-year-old Finley helping to raise A 400 for a baby charity.

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Dudleynews.co.uk

Sedgley charity walker raises a grand total for Alzheimera s Society

A SEDGELY man got a grand result after a walk on the wild side along Hadrian's Wall raised A 1,000 for Alzheimer's Society.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Watch mum describe terrifying moment M5 coach overturned - breaking her neck

A mother has described how she and her toddler son survived the M5 coach crash horror - which left her with a broken neck.

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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

Newsday

Missing girl aged 12 found safe

The girl left her aunt's home in Balsall Heath, between 10:00 BST and 14:00 BST on Monday.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

M5 coach crash driver remains in hospital

He was among six people taken to hospitals in the Bristol area after yesterday's crash involving a 57-seat passenger vehicle from Prospect Coaches in Lye, Stourbridge.

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Examiner.com

Today in Rock: August 20

On this day in 1948 Robert Plant, future lead vocalist for Led Zeppelin , is born in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England.

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Black Country Bugle

More bright sparks from Albright Secondary, Oldbury

Marion Gabrysiak of Rowley Regis was the first of several readers to respond to a recent mention of the girls of Albright Secondary School in Pope's Lane, Oldbury.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Lucky escape as coach overturns

A trip to the seaside for a group of children could have turned into a tragedy when a coach crashed and overturned on a motorway.

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Droitwich Advertiser

Live M5 southbound closed after coach overturns. Child injured. Traffic delays.

The incident has led to the closure of the M5 between junctions 13 and 14 Stroud to Thornbury in what the Highways Agency called a "serious incident".

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This Is Lancashire

Coach overturns on seaside day trip

A trip to the seaside for a group of children could have turned into a tragedy when a coach crashed and overturned on a motorway.

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Related Topix: Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England

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