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1 hr ago | Daily Echo

Winchester butchers' hat-trick of prizes

T.H. Burroughs, based at The Good Life farm shop in Springvale Road, in Headbourne Worthy, took home one gold and two silver rosettes for its creative summer recipes at the Foodex Show 2014 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

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2 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Stourbridge News: Halfpenny Green Airport

SOUTH Staffordshire MP Gavin Williamson has branded a proposal to promote tourism by using 16-seater planes to fly wealthy visitors into Halfpenny Green Airport as completely bonkers.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Legion fundraisers celebrate St George's Day

British Legion volunteer Al Dimmock, Gloria Donovan, air cadet Mia Tarrant, aged14, and legion volunteer Don Chapman.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Popular WBA steward suffered massive brain injuries after being run over in Oldbury

A POPULAR West Bromwich Albion steward was killed after stepping into the Wolverhampton New Road and giving the driver who ran him over just 0.8 seconds to avoid him.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Shropshire County, England, Staffordshire County, England,

New York Daily News

Drunk, pregnant racegoer jailed for biting woman's face during fight

Fiona Leonard, of England, was sentenced to 27 months in jail for biting another woman's cheek during an argument after a horserace.

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Witney Gazette

Trojan Horse probe schools named

Sir Albert Bore said Ofsted was not intending to publish its final inspection reports until "the first or second week of May" A list of the schools Ofsted has been sent in to inspect over an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control of governing bodies has been published.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Black Country pub burglar jailed

Trevor Hollis, targeted various pubs in Stourbridge and Dudley, stealing charity boxes and money from gaming machines, pool tables and juke boxes.

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Bicester Advertiser

A 39-year-old has admitted causing death by careless driving after a crash on the A34.

Steffan Leach, of Cherwell Drive, Birmingham, crashed his Mercedes Sprinter van into a Porsche Carrera on the southbound carriageway of the A34 at Weston-on-the-Green, near Bicester, on Thursday, March 14. Guy Sturdey, 43, of Amington Road, Tamworth, in Staffordshire, was fatally injured in the collision and died at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BBC News

Surgeon fired for 'inaccurate' data

Ian Wilson was dismissed from Queen Elizabeth Hospital after an internal investigation suggested he was under-reporting the time patients spent on a heart-lung bypass machine.

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Salisbury Journal

'Squalid' Brinsford 'should close'

There have been calls for a young offenders institution to be closed down after inspectors found that inmates were living in "squalid conditions" among the worst ever seen.

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Dudleynews.co.uk

Four Dudley thugs jailed for stripping and beating man with learning difficulties

The men were each sentenced to three-and-a-half years behind bars after a jury found them guilty of a sustained attack on a 23-year-old man with learning difficulties.

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Evesham Journal

NHS 111 receives 21,875 calls over Easter

MORE than 21,000 calls - one every fifteen seconds - were made to the West Midlands' non-emergency NHS 111 number over the Easter weekend.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

TICKETS to see UKIP party leader Nigel Farage MEP when he stops off in Dudley have now sold out.

Mr Farage, the face of the UK Independence Party, will be speaking at an open public meeting at Dudley Town Hall, St James Road, on Friday April 25 ahead of the forthcoming European elections.

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IcTamworth

Driver's lucky escape after car bursts into flames on M6

Firefighters from Perry Barr and West Bromwich were called to the southbound motorway at 12.15am this morning after the car crashed between J6 and J7 A driver had a lucky escape after the car they were driving burst into flames on the M6 this morning .

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Free Republic

‘Muslim morality squads’ accused of confiscating...

Children who took Easter eggs to class allegedly had them confiscated by 'Muslim morality squads' patrolling a school in Birmingham, England, according to press reports.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bromsgrove Standard

Crowds flock for a bank holiday on the buses in Wythall

CROWDS flocked to Wythall Transport Museum on Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday to embark on nostalgic bus trips to Birmingham, Henley-in-Arden and around local villages.

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Black Country Bugle

Dudley Great War soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice

OVER recent years the Woodside Memory and History Group have researched the lives of all the men listed on the war memorial at the Church of St Augustine of Hippo, Holly Hall, Dudley.

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Black Country Bugle

Oldbury Salvation Army ladies, around sixty years ago

THE SALVATION Army, founded by William Booth in 1865, is still with us today, with more than one and a half million troops worldwide.

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IcLichfield

Patricia Bryan with a picture of her son - Dodger' McFarlane and his daughter Angel

Patrick McFarlane's mum Patricia Bryan has launched a desperate appeal to trace his father, Eddie Kiely, so he can say his final goodbyes.

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The Independent

Murder investigation after father-of-one killed in Good Friday pub brawl

Tom is currently studying for an MA in Newspaper Journalism at City University. As well as The Independent, he has been published in the Daily Mail, The Guardian and the Evening Standard.

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