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Thursday Apr 10 | Black Country Bugle

A class act in teaching Black Country culture

Proudly showing off their research from The Bugle about their project What put the Black in the Black Country are Class 3 at Newtown Primary School A PRIMARY school deputy head had "an overwhelming response" when she wrote a letter to the Bugle seeking readers' help in designing a series of lessons on the Black Country's heritage.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

IcWalsall

West Bromwich man dies at Snowbombing music festival

The 25-year-old died after collapsing at the Snowbombing festival at the Mayrhofen ski resort in the Zillertal Valley yesterday afternoon A post mortem was held today into the death of a West Bromwich man who died at a dance music festival in Austria.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Thame Today

Pair charged with attempted murder after Aylesbury shooting

They were arrested in the West Midlands and have been charged in relation to the Hilton Avenue shooting in the Elmhurst area on March 16. Nicholas Talburt, 22, from Fellows Park Gardens, Walsall, was arrested in Walsall on Friday and was charged on Saturday with attempted murder, possession of firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and ... (more)

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Bucks Herald

Pair charged with attempted murder after Aylesbury shooting

They were arrested in the West Midlands and have been charged in relation to the Hilton Avenue shooting in the Elmhurst area on March 16. Nicholas Talburt, 22, from Fellows Park Gardens, Walsall, was arrested in Walsall on Friday and was charged on Saturday with attempted murder, possession of firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and ... (more)

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Electrician fined A 1,000 after death of young mum

A ROWLEY Regis electrician whose negligence helped turn a flat where a young mother was electrocuted into a death trap, has been fined A 1,000.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Memories of Christmas Eve at Wednesbury pub

THE article about the lost Black Country pubs and in particular the White Horse Hotel in Wednesbury in The Bugle brought back many memories for me of my childhood.

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Black Country Bugle

Martin Talbot (left) admires the ABC Minors anniversary cake at the ABC Carters Green,1965

THESE pictures come to us from Pete Hill of West Bromwich and his old pal Martin Talbot, who now lives in Telford.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Motorway drink-driver sentenced

Katy Homer, 26, is due to attend Wolverhampton Crown Court after pleading guilty to charges of driving with excess alcohol and dangerous driving.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Sad day for Cradley Heath as market set to close

London based The Lee Baron Group, which handles assets of over A 2.5 billion were tight lipped about the future of the market this week.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Death trap electrician was not a qualified tester, court told

A YOUNG mother was killed when she was hit by a "catastrophic" electric shock after negligence by two Rowley Regis men turned her Black Country flat into a death trap.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Filipino basketball players swap the court for the Mayor's parlour

FLIPINO basketball players took time out from the court to make a civic trip to the Mayor of Dudley's parlour.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Norman's war lasted just 16 days

No.96655 Pte Cedric Norman Bunn, killed in action at St Christ on the River Somme, March 24, 1918, just a few days before his 20th birthday IN last week's Bugle we told the story of Joseph Jones who signed up to join the British Expeditionary Force in August 1914, right at the start of the First World War, and survived being wounded several times ... (more)

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Dudleynews.co.uk

Dudley News: Filipino basketball players swap the court for the Mayor's parlour

FLIPINO basketball players took time out from the court to make a civic trip to the Mayor of Dudley's parlour.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Rowley Regis workmen accused of negligence over death of young mum

A YOUNG mother was killed when she was hit by a "catastrophic" electric shock after negligence by two Rowley Regis men turned her Black Country flat into a death trap.

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24dash

Kickboxer gives Lyng residents lesson in keeping safe

A West Bromwich kickboxer will join forces with the police to give a lesson in keeping safe to local residents this spring.

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24dash

Housing association chosen to represent UK at European eco awards

A housing association will compete against firms from across Europe to win a top environmental award after being chosen to represent the UK.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Young mother electrocuted in her flat 'because electrician who tested ...

Perfect for the SQUEEZED middle: Web designer builds his own mortgage-free home for $30,000 British husband locked his wife in the garden shed because she kept chanting 'ding dong the witch is dead' after his mother died Father and son, 15, who died during Christmas Day cave dive ran out of air after losing track of time Tragic: Emma Shaw, 22, was ... (more)

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Childhood friend who became youngest George Medal winner

THE story of Charity Bick, the West Bromwich girl who became the youngest ever George Medal recipient following her efforts during an air raid on her home town, is one of which all of West Bromwich is justifiably proud.

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Black Country Bugle

Anyone recognise Smethwick wedding day guests?

THANK you Black Country Bugleand your brilliant readers letters, plus Mr Kelvin Atkins most moving letter to you about his "Prefab childhood in Smethwick", from the 1946 era.

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