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Black Country friends take on Tough Guy challenge

A GROUP of Black Country friends will wade through mud and stinging nettles as they test their strength and stamina to raise funds for charity.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen News: Mr Morris MP with Judy Wyatt and residents at The Beeches.

A BLACKHEATH care home which specialises in dementia treatment has been given a glowing report by the Care Quality Commission.

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

The Independent

Trojan Horse scandal: Birmingham accuses Ofsted head of smear campaign

England's Chief Inspector of Schools is today accused of abandoning "objectivity and independence" in his handling of the Trojan Horse scandal and of "tarring" a generation of Muslim children with "the brush of extremism".

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Black Country Bugle

A charabanc outing from Wolverhampton circa 1910

MODES of transport are another aspect of everyday life we tend to take for granted, whether it's using the bus, driving a car, riding your bike, or the occasional ride on the train or the metro, and comfort is always top of the agenda when making a journey, no matter how long or short.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Local supermarkets announce Black Country Foodbank and Dudley Bliss as new charity partners

THE Black Country Foodbank and Dudley Bliss have been named as the charity partners for Sainsbury's stores in Amblecote and Merry Hill.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen student scuba dived with Prince William

A STUDENT at Halesowen College had an underwater experience he will never forget when he scuba dived alongside Prince William.

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Black Country Bugle

Watching the trains in Bradley

Midday on October 17, 1960, 6005 King George II approaches the site of the former Bradley & Moxley Station with an express from London Paddington to Birkenhead.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Students overcome barriers to succeed

TWO Kidderminster College students have won Access to Higher Education Learner Awards in recognition of the way studying has transformed their lives.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BBC News

A 14k bus lane fines to be refunded

Just 233 fines are to be refunded to motorists caught driving in bus lanes in Birmingham despite thousands caught in areas where signs were "inadequate".

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Brierley Hill pensioner had A 32k drugs stash

A BRIERLEY Hill pensioner was caught with over A 32,000 worth of cannabis after he decided to return to drug dealing to help resolve his money troubles.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Hartlebury rep jailed after 100k swindle

A COMPANY rep from Hartlebury who swindled his bosses out of A 100,000 with phone orders for fictitious firms has been jailed following a West Midlands Regional Fraud Team enquiry.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Celebrations for long-serving Dudley Building Society staff

Retail advisors Jackie Quinton and Meg Pottinger, based at the Dudley branch in Stone Street, and Sue Greenaway, based at the Brierley Hill branch in High Street, have each notched up 40 years at the building society.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Motorcyclist dies after Wordsley collision

Ashley Silvester, aged 20, from Wordsley, collided with a silver BMW on New Street at the junction with Manor Road at around 7.20pm on Saturday .

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Hemmings Auto Blogs

Mini Moke fans to celebrate 50th anniversary of the British trucklet

The British military's loss was the motoring public's gain. While Alec Issigonis, the designer of the Mini, thought that the British Motor Corporation might be able to take some business away from Land Rover by building a rugged, Mini-based, air-droppable utility vehicle for the British army, the army thought not.

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ITV

Swerving driver saved by trucker

He moved in front of the car, forcing it to stop, avoiding what emergency services have described as "possibly a fatal collision".

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Bromsgrove Standard

Fun, folk and even a carnival at the Bromsgrove Festival

THERE will be even more fun for all the family in the coming seven days as part of this year's new-look Bromsgrove Festival.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Grieving mum faces legal battle after death of Oldbury dad-to-be

A GRIEVING mum, whose partner killed himself at their Oldbury home a month before their baby was born, was devastated to discover his name cannot be entered on the birth certificate.

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The Independent

Striking new stations, high-speed links and (whisper it) better...

Striking new stations, high-speed links and better services - the UK's railways are entering a new golden age New stations are opening across the country and our railways appear to be entering an era not seen in Britain since the early 1950s Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this ... (more)

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Black Country historian immortalised in artwork

A BLACK Country glass and waterways expert was shocked to discover he's been immortalised with the likes of rock star Robert Plant and author JK Rowling in a piece of art adorning the new-look Crown Centre.

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ITV

Coventry couple given criminal record for taking children on holiday during term time

A couple from Coventry who took their children on holiday to Australia during term time have been given criminal records.

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