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  1. Whateleys Wishfull for Festival gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    PROMINENT Stourbridge racehorse owners Grahame and Diana Whateley say that popular chaser Wishfull Thinking carries their best chance of a winner at this year's Cheltenham Festival. Their focus is likely to lie solely on the 12-year-old in the Ryanair Chase after confirming that stablemate Menorah could be aimed at other targets later in the season.

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  2. Traffic and travel news for Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Redditch Advertiser

    Good morning. To ensure you reach your destination on time, we'll be here with the latest travel and traffic news from across the Black Country, North Worcestershire and Birmingham throughout the rush hour period.

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  3. Birmingham City: I will come back to St Andrew's as a fan - Lee ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IcWolverhampton

    The affection some Birmingham City fans held for Lee Clark may have long since past but the feeling is clearly not mutual as the Blackpool manager spoke of his desire to come back to St Andrew's as a supporter at the end of his career. Blackpool boss Clark made a first return Blues in Wednesday night's 1-0 defeat, an emotional experience he described as 'surreal' after more than two years in charge at St Andrew's.

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  4. New plans to bring back historic trains to DudleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Black Country Bugle

    DUDLEY town, with a population of around 200,000, is the largest town in the UK without a direct rail link. There may be several stations nearby, but there has not been a train station in the town centre for over 50 years.

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  5. Mick (right) watches his dad Arthur make chainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Black Country Bugle

    The year is 1953 and the little boy at the front second from the right grew up to be a master chainmaker Left: Mick in discussion with historian and BBC programme presenter Michael Wood about the hand made chain industry. Above: The Bradney family succesfully making chain The Temple Meadow School chainshop project to restore the hearth for the BBC series "The Great British Story" was a complete success and one that Mick and Annette were duly proud AS the years advance and the Black Country of the 21st century becomes more and more remote from its traditional industrial heritage and unique social history, the loss of another link with the Dark Region's famous past is keenly felt.

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  6. The Dudley VolcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Black Country Bugle

    I wrote this poem for Gordon two years ago. He was representing the Black Country Geological Society at a convention of local history societies at Wednesbury Art Gallery & Museum.

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  7. Bugle helped me find my great-uncle's photoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Black Country Bugle

    THE Bugle has published some fascinating stories about the Great War but an article published in 2014 proved to be really rewarding and emotional for our family. On the front page of the July 31 edition there was an article about the men of the Delph, Brierley Hill, and the part they played in the Great War.

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  8. Ambassador poetry evening raises 1,059 for Langley societyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Black Country Bugle

    I have a new book published by Thynks Publications, called Bards of Blidworth and I thought it would be fun to do a number of pop up poetry performances. The evening entertainment at the Zion Hall was a great night because I got to be on stage and perform with the other two Black Country Bugle Ambassadors - Dr Brian Dakin and Brendan Hawthorne.

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  9. Resignations and investigations spark split in Sandwell Labour PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    THE shock resignations of the deputy leader of Sandwell Council , councillor Mahboob Hussain , and cabinet member for the economy cllr Ian Jones have sparked an uprising in the borough's Labour party. Fresh allegations concerning the sale of public toilets led to the cabinet resignations on Friday night and over the weekend a new grouping, which includes more than ten Labour councillors and at least two cabinet members, emerged to demand the end of cllr Hussain's political career.

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  10. Media access ensures public stays informedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Bee

    Recent comments about the media by Michele Roberts, first-year executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, struck a nerve with many reporters across the country, including yours truly. Roberts took issue with media access - which has been trimmed this season, incidentally - that allows reporters to be in the teams' locker rooms before games.

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  11. Oshodi: I cannot eat football, sleep football and play football as you are supposed toRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watford Observer

    Below is an interview conducted by Edward Perchard of the Watford blog, In The Wolf's Mouth , with one-time Watford defender Eddie Oshodi, who recently announced his retirement from football. You can follow Edward on Twitter by clicking here .

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  12. New Generations Products LED Bulbs Maintain A 5-Star Rating On AmazonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Emailwire.com

    New Generation Products offers a five-star ranking as proof of the quality of its products on Amazon.com. The reviewers recognize the value of the bright lights and economical products.

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  13. Rested Tigers aiming to get back to winning ways against old rivals StourbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bury Times

    AFTER a game-free weekend last Saturday, Sedgley Tigers coach Geoff Roberts is confident the Park Lane outfit can get back to winning ways at home to old rivals Stourbridge this week. The fifth-placed Tigers, who crashed to a shock 23-19 defeat at relegation-threatened Luctonians a fortnight ago, had been on a three-match winning run with victories over leaders Hull Ionians, Chester and Harrogate in recent weeks.

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  14. Woman dragged onto Hay Mills wasteland before being brutally robbed by manRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcWolverhampton

    POLICE are appealing for help to trace a man who attacked and robbed a woman as she walked home across wasteland in Birmingham. The 43-year-old was walking on land off Coventry Road, adjacent to Berkeley Road, when she was approached and assaulted on January 5. The woman had been into Birmingham city centre earlier in the day and was on a bus home when she realised she'd missed her stop.

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  15. French collector donates six works that will become part of the MACBA CollectionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Art Daily

    This donation will considerably enrich the Museum's collections and consolidate MACBA's position as an international reference for the avant-gardes of the sixties and seventies.' This is how Bartomeu Mari, Director of the Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona , defines the importance of incorporating these works to the MACBA Collection.

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  16. Open Device Lab embodies spirit of LongbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bromsgrove Standard

    Richard Burden MP with founders of the Longbridge Device Lab Anthony and Alison Chaffey along with James Teal, the manager of St. Modwen's Innovation Centre. Richard Burden went along to investigate the centre to see how it was attracting web developers and designers from across the region wanting to test their websites and online applications on a library of smartphones and tablets, for free.

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  17. Northfield woman robbed in her own homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bromsgrove Standard

    The raider, believed to be his 40s or 50s, initially turned up on the pensioner's doorstep about 3pm on Saturday offering to clear out the guttering of her home, on Great Stone Road. When the pensioner returned, about 6pm, the workman was waiting and followed her into the house asking for A 45 for the works he had carried out.

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  18. The Young Rep to Present Nine Plays in the Manifesto, March 17-31Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    As the UK heads towards the general election young people from across Birmingham and the West Midlands are taking to the stage for The Manifesto, a two-and-a-half-week festival of punchy, political ideas. From 17 to 31 March, Birmingham Repertory Theatre 's youth theatre, The Young REP present nine plays that tackle issues surrounding education, culture, equality and justice including Bryony Lavery 's More Light, Davey Anderson's Blackout, Douglas Maxwell's Prom plus a brand new interpretation of Shakespeare's Hamlet to be staged over all 10 floors of the Library of Birmingham.

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  19. Birmingham City: Gary Rowett delighted for goalscorer Andy ShinnieRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    Blues boss says Scot 'will go home a happy player' after netting the winner against former manager Lee Clark's Blackpool The Scot's 36th minute goal settled a low-quality Championship clash with Blackpool, who are managed by former Blues boss Lee Clark. Indeed Clark is the man who brought Shinnie to St Andrew's but only played him twice this season and gave him just 18 league starts last term.

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  20. Wright hails 'brave' St JohnstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BBC News

    St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright revealed match winner Danny Swanson almost did not play in his side's 1-0 win over Celtic . Swanson hit a 25-yard strike in the second half to move Saints into the top six and end Celtic's 11-game unbeaten domestic run.

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