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2 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

Star went down a bomb at Dudley Hippodrome

I SAW a reference to Dudley Hippodrome recently in The Bugle and it reminded me of a wartime experience when attending a show there.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Organisers arrange 40,000 strong Eid festival bigger than Latitude ...

Muslims in Birmingham arranged a festival for 40,000 people to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan in just 16 hours.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, United Kingdom,

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

In pictures: Birmingham's apartment boom

Birmingham is in the midst of an unprecedented building spree for apartments in the city center.

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12 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Stourbridge News: Left to right - Tom Meade, Damian Chana, Kionne Potter and Dan Timmins.

FULLY recovered Dan Timmins never forgot the kindness showed to him by staff at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital after being involved in freak car accident near Wassell Grove over two years ago.

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16 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen News: Squatters failed to report death of man in Southall - dug grave in garden for body

Martin Adrian Heath, aged 43, of High Street, Brierley Hill, was sent to prison for 12 weeks, suspended for 12 months, for stealing a Vax steam cleaner, worth A 49.99, from B&M, Dudley, on June 23. He was given a four month curfew and for the duration must remain at his home address between 7pm and 6am.

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16 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

Water rescue team saves shot heron in Cradley Heath

WATER rescue crews from Perry Barr Fire Station were called to assist a heron in distress in Cradley Heath on Sunday.

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17 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Danielle Lloyd seen for the first time since husband Jamie...

Danielle Lloyd has been seen for the first time since it emerged her husband Jamie O'Hara 'romped with a nightclub blonde'.

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21 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

Netherton computer expert shared online child porn with other sickos

At Wolverhampton Crown Court, 61-year-old Andrew Waddell-Tillbrook was told his "utterly repellent" behaviour had shattered his previously blameless life.

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23 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

Pensnett man spared jail after drunken and armed outburst at hospital

A 24-YEAR-OLD Pensnett man who returned to Russells Hall Hospital armed with a metal bar after being ejected from the premises by security staff because of his drunken aggressive behaviour has been spared jail.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Watch: Bungling burglar looks straight into hidden camera and provides extreme close-up during raid

Andres Balog has been jailed for four-and-a-half months after he was filmed raiding the 'capture house' in Wolverhampton, West Midlands This is the moment a dopey burglar was caught red-handed after he broke into a house fitted with secret cameras.

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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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Daily Mail

Kittens saved by passer-by after she found them dumped on Birmingham road

Respected meteorologist hits back at viewer who told her to stop wearing dresses that fit 'snugly' under her breasts on TV 'Everyone round here looks like they have hepatitis': First glimpse at The Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode after trailer is released at Comic Con Second American aid worker is infected with Ebola in Africa amid fears ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, United Kingdom,

Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen News: The National Childbirth Trust is a nationwide support network for new parents

The annual awards are presented by the UK's largest charity for parents to honour volunteers who give their time and skills to support mums and dads in their communities.

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Trinadad Express

Malala: T&T reminds me of home

Visiting Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, 17, said her ultimate goal was to ensure education was "100 per cent free".

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Congleton Guardian

CCTV bid to catch hit-run thieves

Stills taken from video footage of Pc Gareth Lowe being thrown to the ground as he tries to stop thieves making in a van.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Time to whip out the knitting needles and get crafty for Age UK Dudley

Now in its eleventh year, the campaign, which helps older people keep warm in winter, is calling on budding milliners to get inventive and knit miniature woolly hats to adorn innocent smoothie bottles.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Danielle O'Hara 'walks out on hubbie Jamie over alleged affair with nightclub blonde'

Furious Danielle O'Hara was said to have walked out on husband Jamie yesterday after the Sunday Mirror revealed his alleged affair with a nightclub blonde.

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Black Country Bugle

Who are these winning First Aiders in Smethwick works team?

BECAUSE of the way in which old peoples' minds wander, I was thinking about my favourite motorcycle, the Vincent Black Lightning.

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Newsday

Supercharging the emergency 999 call

The fire in Smethwick involved 100,000 tonnes of plastic recycling material, produced a 6,000ft smoke plume and is thought to have caused A 6m damage to the Jayplas depot I recently went along to the West Midlands Fire Service HQ in Birmingham to hear them discuss some new ideas they've been looking at to "supercharge" the traditional 999 emergency ... (more)

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

YOUNGSTERS have been enjoying specially organised canal trips on county waterways.

Buy this photo A group of young children from Worcestershire Young Carers enjoyed a canal boat trip on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal.

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