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Yesterday | 24dash

Sizzling fun brings out West Bromwich residents

Lyng Community Association organised the event, which included a barbecue, craft activities and stalls providing information about events going on over the summer.

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Yesterday | Black Country Bugle

My pals and I spent hours sitting at 'Elephant Rock' in Bradley

I WAS very interested to read Mike Page's article on the GWR line that ran through Bradley in The Bugle .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Capturing images of the West Bromwich faces from the past

These photographic images were captured by, from the left, George P Walker, Henri Gascon, Timmins Bros, Horace Dudley, Herbert Mason Whitlock , Sidney Darby and Joseph Hughes THE links to our past are fragile; they are genealogical egg shells upon which we have to tread lightly lest we eradicate them for ever.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, United Kingdom, Watches, Cameras, Photography, Arts

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Ambulance chief's luxury hotel stays 'were the cheapest option'

Ambulance trust officials have defended their chief executive after he was criticised for staying at two luxury hotels on expenses.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Bedfordshire County, England, Hertfordshire County, England, West Midlands County, England

Hinckley Times

Hunt on for sex attacker on board Hinckley train

Neighbour tells court that young mum was shouting for help from the front window and said "he's going to kill me" before she fell from the window clutching her baby son to her chest Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Darlaston family history mystery

Peter Nicholls of Padfield near Glossop, Derbyshire, has sent in these two old photographs with a request for information on his Black Country relatives.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Newsday

City to get education commissioner

Ms Morgan said the education commissioner would work to address criticisms of the authority made in the report by Peter Clarke, the former counter-terrorism chief of the Metropolitan Police.

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Newsday

Teachers 'intimidated' by governors

The watchdog heard claims that teachers at the Al-Hijrah School felt "governors and the former head teacher had deliberately obstructed their work".

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Ambulance boss now earning A 232,000 a year after landing himself a ...

Ambulance boss now earning A 232,000 a year after landing himself a A 50,000 pay rise for taking on another service Pay hike: West Midlands Ambulance Service chief executive Anthony Marsh is now earning A 232,000 a year, getting an extra A 50,000 for taking on East of England Ambulance Service An ambulance boss is now earning A 232,000 a year after ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Fix your home loan for as long as you want - but don't delay

Apply now or regret it for years - that is what experts are telling borrowers wanting rock bottom interest rates as a storm of change breaks over the mortgage market.

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Black Country Bugle

Brave Black Country boys buried on the Italian front

IN OUR April 3 edition we told the story of Wednesbury soldier Albert Harrison, decorated for bravery while fighting in Italy in the WWI.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Black Country Bugle

I set shot put record at West Bromwich contest

I was one of the chosen schoolboys. Aged 13/14 I attended Willingsworth School where the sports masters were Mr Gary Mumphord and Mr Palmer.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Happy family - John with his sister Annette (left) and their aunt Audrey Griffiths

READER John Maynard has been united with the sister he had never met after placing an appeal to find her in The Black Country Bugle.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

BBC News

Murder probe after two found dead

Police said the bodies of a man and a woman were found, after reports of an attack inside the property on Hermitage Road, in the early hours.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

ITV

MP launches petition for national inquiry into allegations of organised child sex abuse

Tom Watson, MP for West Bromwich East in the West Midlands, said "many survivors of child abuse believe they have been let down by the system of child protection in the UK".

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The Fairfield Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Fairfield's John Lindley Byrne

Byrne, who has owned a home in Fairfield, turns 64 on Sunday. The comic-book writer and artist was born July 6, 1950, in West Bromwich, West Midlands, U.K. Byrne broke into comics with a "Fan Art Gallery" piece in Marvel's promotional publication FOOM in early 1974 and by illustrating a two-page story by writer Al Hewetson in Skywald Publications' ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Smethwick tommy who wrote of the horrors of war

ALTHOUGH much was written about the First World War as it was raging and in its immediate aftermath, it was not until some years had passed, in the 1920s and early '30s that the great works we most readily associate with the war were written.

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