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  1. Black Country manufacturer to expand following headquarters moveRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Droitwich Advertiser

    A BLACK Country manufacturer is planning to expand its business after moving to a larger premises on a Kingswinford industrial estate. RP Tooling Ltd has moved to a 24,207 sq ft unit on the Pensnett Estate after agreeing a 10-year lease with London & Cambridge Properties .

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  2. Bank Holiday track work to hit rail travelRead the original story

    18 min ago | Longridge Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Network Rail are warning passengers to check before they trek in case their train is caught up in the Bank Holiday work.

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  3. Opinion: None of the politicians are being honest about how they'll spend our moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IcTamworth

    I want to talk about money. But first of all, let's look at the problems facing some of our hospitals.

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  4. Number of patients registered at West Midland GP surgeries soars by almost 50,000 in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IcTamworth

    The number of patients registered at under-pressure GP surgeries has soared by almost 50,000 in just two years in the West Midlands. Disturbing figures released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre show that south and central Birmingham surgeries have seen patients numbers grow by 8,300 people - an increase of 3.4 per cent.

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  5. Wasps 36-29 ExeterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BBC News

    Wasps improved their hopes of a Premiership top-six finish at the expense of play-off rivals Exeter by beating the Chiefs at the Ricoh Arena. After Martin Chudley chalked off Wasps winger Christian Wade's early try, the home side led 26-16 at the break thanks to a penalty try, aided by the first three of Andy Goode's four penalties.

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  6. Pfa Awards 2015: Pfa WSL 1 Team of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Football.co.uk

    Carly Telford Rachel Corsie Casey Stoney Emma Mitchell Lucy Bronze Jill Scott Karen Carney Ji So-Yun Josanne Potter Eniola Aluko Nikita Parris One of the first 17 female players to be given central contracts by the Football Association in 2009, Carly enjoyed successful spells with Chelsea and Perth Glory in Australia before joining Notts County in 2014. The former Sunderland and Leeds keeper has had one of her best-ever seasons, and would perhaps give much of the credit for that to goalkeeping coach Kevin Pilkington.

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  7. Replay: Vaisakhi 2015 celebrations in Birmingham - follow updates hereRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    The procession began at 10am, calling at other temples - where more people will joined the parade - before reaching Handsworth Park at 12pm. Two nagar kirtans will make their way through our streets, ending in Handsworth Park where celebrations will continue through the afternoon.

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  8. 59 gloriously colourful pictures of Vaisakhi in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    The parade began at the Ramgarhia Sikh Temple in Graham Street, in the Jewellery Quarter , before going on the 2.3-mile route to Handsworth via Vyse Street, Hockley Flyover, Soho Hill, Soho Road and Grove Lane. The massive annual festival saw thousands join the parade - a second also went through the streets of Smethwick - before an afternoon of activities, food and entertainment at the park.

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  9. Roadworks and speed cameras for the coming weekRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    Roadworks in Trinity Lane will remain until April 29, while ongoing works in Nutts Lane, Sunnydale Road and Brodick Road will continue until May 21. A lane in London Road will remain closed until June 15, and the road will have roadworks too until April 29. In Barwell, the roadworks in High Street will remain until April 28, while Shilton Road will have traffic lights from April 27 to April 29 and Hereford Close will have roadworks from April 30 to May 5. In Burbage, lanes in Azalea Drive, Beechwood Avenue, Boyslade Road, Brookside, Burbage Road, Coventry Road, Far Lash, Featherston Drive, Forresters Road, Greenmoor Road, Higham Way, Hinckley Road, New Road, Newstead Avenue, Salisbury Road, Sapcote Road, Sketchley Road and Tilton Road will be closed until June 15, while the current works in Wolvey Road will be in place until May 5 and in Rugby Road will remain until June 12. In ... (more)

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  10. CorrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    The Halesowen News, who recently published a story about Twig Fields and her newly-opened vintage clothing store The Walk-In Wardrobe in Cradley Heath, would like to make clear that Ms Fields is, in fact, a collector maniac.

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  11. Missing man: Police find body in Birmingham canalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcLichfield

    Sidonio Conceicao was last seen at around 8.30pm on Friday 17 April when he cycled over to see his brother who was at a friend's house in Gilby Road, Ladywood. The 35-year-old stayed only a matter of minutes before leaving for his West Bromwich home , which he shares with family.

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  12. Digbeth street party, Dirty Dancing and 11 more unmissable things to see in Birmingham this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Whether you want a spot of Dirty Dancing or Digbeth Dining, it's all going on this week in Birmingham. From comedy with Stewart Lee, Dylan Moran, Ava Vidal and Rob Rouse to the silent classics of Charlie Chaplin, there's plenty to see and do.

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  13. So watch out Mr Hitler you have met your match in us - Warley Home GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

    THE TV series Dad's Army has been on our screens for nearly 50 years and most of us could sing along with the theme tune. However, the full-length version of the song has rarely been broadcast.

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  14. We sang while we worked a " the best of times at Clifford Williams and SonsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

    The family firm were in the business of clothing, and turned out trousers, shirts and jackets on an industrial scale, moving into military uniforms during the war years. Mrs Marjorie Wake of Tipton contacted us recently to tell us that she was one of the many Williams girls, and had a selection of photographs from her time there.

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  15. (2) The Grapes Inn on the corner of Kenrick Street and Glover Street, West BromwichRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

    A 1950s map of the area of West Bromwich in which the pubs in this feature were located, numbered 1 to 5 PUBLIC houses have been a cornerstone of social life since Victorian times and in areas such as the Black Country where there are pockets of quite dense population, and where in the past there has been a concentration of industry employing thousands of people, pubs have tended to be a familiar sight on every street corner.

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  16. Renato Moretto has been named General Manager at Grosvenor House Apartments by Jumeirah Living in London, United KingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    Renato Moretto joins Jumeirah from Al Bandary Hotel Management in Qatar, where he was Group Director of Operations, supervising the development of seven properties. He was previously pre-opening General Manager at Nungwi Resort & Spa on Zanzibar in Tanzania, a five-star all-suite beachfront resort in the Indian Ocean, before which he was Re-opening General Manager at the Regency Hotel and Convention Centre in Kuwait.

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  17. PDSA animal hospital memories: 34 pictures of cute animals treated in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    Back in the 1960s, the PDSA animal hospital in Quinton was treating just over 6,000 animals a year in Birmingham - today it is more than 90,000. Need is so great, a new A 1.5m Centre of Surgical Excellence and teaching hospital is being built in Oldbury, which will replace the Quinton hospital this summer.

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  18. House of Payne: When FA Cup dreams turn into FA Cup nightmaresRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Surreycomet.co.uk

    As part of its marketing push for its famous old trophy the Football Association launched a campaign called FA Cup Dreams last season. It probably wouldn't be as catchy but perhaps it should consider FA Cup Nightmares after the experience that befell Adam Federici on Saturday.

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  19. Robber hands himself into police a YEAR after terrifying armed raidRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    An armed robber stunned cops by turning up out of the blue to confess his crime a YEAR after carrying out a violent robbery. Jamie Robbins astounded officers at Sutton Coldfield police station when he approached the front desk and pleaded: "Please arrest me!" Then he poured out the sorry story of a convenience store raid that had, up to that moment, baffled detectives.

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  20. Pride of Longbridge Rally was the biggest one yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bromsgrove Standard

    MORE THAN 4,000 vehicles all built at Longbridge descended on Cofton Park on Saturday to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the collapse of MG Rover. This year's Pride of Longbridge Rally was the biggest yet and saw Austin 7s, classic Minis, Rovers, MGs, Maestros, Metros, Allegros and more go on show.

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