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37 min ago | Mirror.co.uk

Shoppers stunned after MP has bust up with election rival - in a SUPERMARKET

Liberal Democrat for Solihill Lorely Burt crossed swords with Conservative Julian Knight after he dubbed himself a "shadow MP" during an advice surgery at the store in her Solihull constituency.

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1 hr ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

THE bells will ring out at Cradley Heath fire station for the last time on Monday morning.

The Mace Street station, which opened 72 years ago, is closing and firefighters will be transferred to the brand new Haden Cross fire station on Barrs Road.

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4 hrs ago | Newsday

PCC: by election or referendum?

If you want to demonstrate just how low turnouts in public elections are capable of plummeting, you could do no better than to plan a poll to choose a police and crime commissioner during the dog days of summer: Thursday 21 August to be precise.

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8 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Forgotten Stourbridge soldier to be remembered on war memorial 100 years after his death

A FORGOTTEN Stourbridge soldier killed in WWI is set to be remembered following a successful campaign to add his name to the town's war memorial nearly 100 years after his death.

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8 hrs ago | The Independent

Over 100 firefighters sent to tackle blaze at the former home of the Cadbury's family

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Evening News

Ambulance Watch: Former chairman's letter reveals 'dismay' over part-time CEO decision

NHS chiefs have defended a decision to appoint a part-time CEO at the region's ambulance service after it emerged that directors were "dismayed and extremely disappointed" by the appointment.

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The Independent

Housing crisis will worsen under the next Tory government, Labour claims

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Goal.com

Walsall 2-3 Leicester City: Late Drinkwater strike gives Pearson's men victory

The newly-promoted Premier League side earned a hard-fought win over their lower-league opponents, with captain Wes Morgan and David Nugent also netting in the friendly Leicester City 's winning start to pre-season continued on Wednesday as they defeated Walsall 3-2.

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Examiner.com

Hong Kong woman fell ill after arriving from Africa and isolated for Ebola

A Hong Kong woman and British man were both tested for the Ebola virus, after traveling back from Africa .The deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus has been ongoing for the last six months, and now health officials around the world are being told to stay vigilant for signs of the deadly virus -- but once it's spotted is there a guarantee to stop it ... (more)

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Labour campaigner calls for speedier access to GPs

BLACK Country Labour candidate Natasha Millward is calling for people across Dudley to be given better access to their GP after figures revealed many patients are having to wait at least seven days for an appointment.

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BleacherReport

Leonard Bundu vs. Frankie Gavin: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream, TV Info and More

Someone's undefeated record is probably going to be blemished. On Friday night, 39-year-old European welterweight champion Leonard Bundu defends his title against 28-year-old Commonwealth champion Frankie Gavin in Wolverhampton, England.

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Daily Mail

Re-open all hours: Family greengrocers back in business as an exact ...

Re-open all hours: Family greengrocers back in business as an exact replica of how it was 100 years ago...and only sells produce that was available in 1916 A greengrocers has re-opened for business almost 100 years after it served its first customers as an exact replica of how it used to be - complete with war-era produce.

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Romsey Advertiser

Miscreant faces law of the jungle

Pcs Tracy Griffin and Terri Cave dressed in zebra and monkey onesies and later had to arrest a man A pair of off-duty police officers who made an arrest while dressed as a zebra and a monkey have been commended for their bravery.

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Evesham Journal

Firefighter hopes to beat the heat for hospice with gruelling trek in full uniform

A FIREFIGHTER hopes to beat the heat when he walks 21 miles in full uniform to raise money for a Worcester hospice.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Stourbridge's Side By Side group swells its audience numbers

While many amateur groups have been struggling to sell tickets, Side By Side has seen attendances increase by 15 per cent.

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24dash

Tenants to save after HA's A 11m eco scheme

Social housing tenants in the West Midlands are set to save "hundreds of pounds" on their household bills after the completion of a 11 million eco improvement programme.

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Black Country Bugle

A Black Country carnival in full swing

DIGGING deep into the Bugle's picture archives the accompanying photographs have been resurrected from obscurity and published with the pride of the Black Country in mind.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Stourbridge News: Tuck into fish and chips at Great British Quiz

BROADFIELD House Glass Museum in Kingswinford will be bringing out the best of British this Saturday when its stages its annual free family fun day.

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Black Country Bugle

The Woodside Ironworks where much of Victorian Britain was made

IT MAY be only a slight exaggeration to say that the Black Country literally built modern Britain.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

'Kidnapped man stripped and beaten' court told

A GANG kidnapped a man outside his home and held him captive in a storage unit where he was stripped naked and beaten with hammers after a A 50,000 business deal went wrong, a court has been told.

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