The Circus of Horrors will bring its latest The Never-ending Nightmare tour to Wolverhampton Civic Hall and Birmingham's Star City. Photo: Circus of Horrors THE Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary as it brings its latest incarnation "The Never-ending Nightmare" to the West Midlands.
CONSERVATIVE West Midlands mayoral candidate Andy Street has pledged the cash for a congestion-busting plan to transform Oldbury 's Birchley Island. Sandwell Council have drawn up a A 26.8 million pound plan to cut queues and improve traffic flow around the notorious island.
Born in Ironbridge, Shropshire in 1924, he travelled the few short miles east to Wolverhampton as a young hopeful before the Second World War and, after being told by manager Major Frank Buckley to come back when he was bigger and stronger, went on to captain the Wanderers through their greatest ever period. Taking charge from the back, he skippered Wolves to victory in the 1949 FA Cup final and took them to the Division One title on three occasions, in 1954, '58 and '59.
'I could smell my flesh burning and thought this is how I'm going to die': Mother reveals brutal attack at the hands of her ex who burnt her with a lighter and CIGARETTES Lauren Adcock, 28, of Walsall, West Midlands, is using her ordeal to urge others to leave their abusive partners - and is still scarred by what happened Beaten black and blue and covered in cigarette burns, these are the horrific injuries suffered by a mother-of-two scarred for life in a brutal attack at the hands of her ex-boyfriend. She was viciously assaulted by Jajay Flynn, 26, who was jailed for the terrifying three hour attack where he beat her and burnt her with a lighter and cigarettes.
And Home Office Ministers are to discuss the level of assaults on officers with the police union, the Police Federation. The number of attacks on police in the West Midlands was revealed in the House of Commons by Wolverhampton South West MP Rob Marris .
You're on a mane road: Horse and cart gallops down the outside lane of a 50mph dual carriageway - forcing every other vehicle to undertake Gobsmacked motorists were forced to undertake a horse and cart on a 50mph dual carriageway after the man at the reins decided to hog the outside lane. The animal was spotted sprinting in the right-hand lane of the A454 near Bilston, West Midlands, by engineer Aaron Fellows.
A FORMER Halesowen security guard who raided five homes in the Dudley area described himself as a "one-man crime wave" when he was arrested. Ben McCaffer had drug problems when he first broke into the home of a 72-year-old Cradley Heath man while he was asleep getting away with property including A 250 in cash and a mobile telephone.
Victoria Ann Jones, aged 37, of New John Street, Halesowen, was fined A 120 for drink driving in Halesowen on November 12. When tested, she had 89mcgs of alcohol in 100mls of breath. The legal limit is 35mcgs.
The tower of the former William Butler's Springfield Brewery will soon provide a blend of historic and modern industrial architecture in a 100 million development of an education hub for construction and the built environment. The tower, built in 1873 and almost destroyed in a crippling arson attack in 2004, will once again form a landmark for rail passengers arriving at the city station from the North West following the approval of a planning application submitted by the University of Wolverhampton.