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4 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle
ABOVE: Before the days of alarm clocks lamplighters ensured workers woke up early.
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8 hrs ago | BBC News
Walsall Council said it was working closely with the parents of the seven-year-old, from the Walsall area, and staff and pupils at his school.
11 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser
AMBULANCE crews are facing long delays dropping patients at Worcestershire Royal Hospital - with "nervous" ambulance chiefs admitting that they are concerned it could affect their ability to respond to critical emergency calls.
12 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk
A BRIERLEY Hill photographer's wintry snap of Dudley Castle will feature on Christmas cards sent to hundreds of charities and organisations across the borough.
Dad terminally ill with brain tumour in race against time to raise A 500,000 to save daughter from cancer Reaching the target to pay for pioneering A treatment abroad - which is not available on the NHS - is his life's mission The tears come at the happiest moments, when she gets the giggles, dances around the living room or draws a picture of him ... (more)
The 36-year-old artist's Don't Look at That, Look at This! exhibition will be held at the NAC's new gallery space in Northfield Road from 7pm onwards.
He was in charge at the school when the four-year-old was starved, tortured and brutally beaten to death by his mother and stepfather A headteacher who was suspended following an investigation into the d eath of Daniel Pelka is back in his post.
Wesley Williams, 29, killed Yvonne Walsh, 25, and seven-month-old Harrison Walsh at their home in Chells Grove, Billesley, West Midlands, some time between 31 May and 2 June.
HEARTED businessman Geoff Hill has again donated A 1,000 towards this year's Operation Santa Toy Appeal to help underprivileged kids across the borough.
Considered a pioneer of Australian soap opera, Coleman was born in Birmingham, England and worked as the first director on Crossroads , the UK's first ever five nights a week serial.
Father Christmas with Valerie Yates, Logan Baker, aged 10, Kieron Baker, aged 9, Emma Tudor from Asda, Ethan Franklin, aged 17 months with his grandad Kevin Pritchard, Grace Franklin, a Volunteers from the Rotary Club of Halesowen and Rowley Regis will join Santa at ASDA, Cornbow Centre , from 10am until 4pm.
The festive spirit was alive and well in Stourbridge as more than 600 Santas took part in the 5k sponsored jog in aid of Mary Stevens Hospice.
A FORMER Shuttle reporter who is now based in South Africa has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, saying he was proud the anti-apartheid icon knew his name.
A gang of baby-faced thugs - including one aged just 13 - have been barred from entering two neighbourhoods for throwing rocks at terrified passers-by.
But Metro , purloined at our local transport interchange, has a story about words banned by Birmingham City Council .
SCHOOL choirs gave patients, visitors and staff a warm welcome as they performed in the main entrance of Russells Hall Hospital on Friday .