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1 hr ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

Bells ring out for Britain in Bloom judge visit to Halesowen

Blooming lovely: John Young, James Morris MP, Heart of England in Bloom judge Graham Redfern, Tony Billingham and Eve O'Connor in Somers Square.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

These songs topped the UK pop charts in the late '60s, but lagged on U.S. charts

Third of a 3-part series: Songs that reached No. 1 in England but had far less success in the U.S. Third of a 3-part series: Songs that reached No.

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9 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Serial Stourbridge shoplifter spared jail

In his latest stealing spree, Sean Fitzgerald took goods from stores in Stourbridge, Wordsley and Kingswinford, said Nicholas Burn, prosecuting.

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13 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

The following appeared before Dudley Magistrates Court between July 14 and 18:

Christian Peters, aged 38, of Stourbridge Road, Lye, was given a 12 month community order for possessing cannabis and diamorphine in Netherton on June 3. He must pay a victim surcharge of A 60 and A 40 court costs.

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14 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Barmaid now has face rebuilt after brutal attack on night out

Lucy Wedge, 22, had to have her face rebuilt after the nasty assault and police are still hunting her attacker Lucy Wedge was left needing cosmetic surgery after being violently punched in the face by vicious thug on a night out in Birmingham A barmaid has been left with a steel plate in her face after a brutal attack on a night out in Birmingham.

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17 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

Borough's healthy hubs saved from council cuts

HEALTHY hubs across the borough have been saved from council cuts after cash was found to keep the facilities running as normal.

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21 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

New mum told her terminal cancer may have invaded her baby's body while she was pregnant

Medics fear the skin cancer that has spread to 26-year-old Dani Maloney's leg, lungs and spine could have travelled through her womb A new mum given only weeks to live has been told the cancer that is killing her may have also invaded her baby boy's tiny body.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Agenda 'to increase role of Islam'

A Government-ordered inquiry into the Trojan Horse allegations is expected to say that there was a "sustained and co-ordinated agenda" to impose hardline Muslim views in some Birmingham schools when it reports back today.

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Kottke.org

The anti-Wonka candy factory

In 2011, Magnum photographer Martin Parr visited the Teddy Grays candy factory near Birmingham, England that makes old-fashioned candy with Wonka-esque names -- Mint Humbugs, Nutty Brittles, Spearminties.

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Newsday

AUDIO: HS2 project 'catalyst for growth'

A new regeneration company is being established to ensure that the arrival of Birmingham's High Speed Two rail terminal is a "catalyst for growth".

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Cream tea raises cash for Cradley Heath's oldest church's renovation fund

A FUNDRAISING cream tea attracted over 100 people and raised A 300 towards returning Cradley Heath 's oldest church back to its former glory.

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The Northern Echo

Man viewed indecent films and images of children after accessing hidden "dark net"

A MAN viewed indecent films featuring children after installing software on his home computer to enable him to access the "dark net", a court was told.

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Newsday

Compensation call for Trojan staff

A Birmingham MP has said teachers forced out of schools involved in the Trojan Horse allegations deserve to be compensated.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Fascinated to read Smethwick article

I WAS fascinated to read the article by Mrs Eva Warr in the Black Country Bugle about Smethwick.

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Black Country Bugle

Old Park Works football team, with James Butler at left with towel

THIS photograph sports a few wounds, but considering it's almost a hundred years old now, and has spent much of that time tightly rolled up, it's not in bad shape.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Cradley Heath barbers shop in hair-raising charity bid

Cancer Research Uk Wyre Forest committee member Jean Morgan, Adam Ingram, Tonia Lee, Royal British Legion members Ron Taylor and Mark Spilsbury with barber Joey Smalls.

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Congleton Guardian

Ambulance chief 'saving thousands'

Anthony Marsh is being paid 232,000 pounds to run both the West Midlands and East of England ambulance services An ambulance service has responded to criticism of its chief executive's "banker-style" salary by claiming he is saving the taxpayer A 130,000 a year.

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Mirror.co.uk

Horatio Chapple death: Teen describes moment she saw friend mauled to death by polar bear

Maninder Kaur thought she was going on the trip of a lifetime when she joined a party of 80 to set off on an expedition across the Arctic to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.

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Black Country Bugle

When three out of four Black Country children went to Sunday School

NOTICING in The Bugle the interesting article on a Sunday School prize, I thought readers might be interested to see these photographs of prizes from various local Sunday Schools we have in our collection at the Christian Heritage Centre at Rowley Regis.

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Daily Mail

a road where white Britons are the ethnic minority. a TV crew...

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.

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