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BOSSES at a Black Country training charity say they are completely baffled as to why their star pupil can't find a job.
Lester Kidd, aged 76, was found dead in a shed by fire crews tackling a blaze at the back of a property in Mostyn Road, Handsworth, last November.
Victims of crime and anti-social behaviour are to be given a guarantee that they will be put first when dealing with the city council, police and other public agencies.
Birmingham's planning committee has found itself powerless to stop the controversial Church of Scientology opening a A 6 million headquarters in Moseley.
Local councils say they do not have enough money or resources to cope with the rising number of people applying for help.
FINALLY after waiting over 70 years Rowley Regis a World War II veteran of the treacherous Arctic Convoys has had his heroics officially recognised.
Over the past few weeks we have been following the story of Derrick Such's family involvement in the brewing industry; Derrick worked on the drays at the Cape Hill Brewery in Smethwick, and his grandparents were pulling pints at M&B pubs in Oldbury around eighty years ago.
BOROUGH residents will be given the chance to have their say on healthcare issues at a meeting in Brierley Hill early next month.
The Daily Worker of May 19 pulled no punches as it trumpeted in block capitals: "We say you are lying, Mr Chamberlain." It accused Neville Chamberlain, then chancellor of the Exchequer who later became Hitler-appeasing PM, of being "completely ignorant of the conditions of the unemployed" or "grossly lying." Chamberlain and health minister Sir ... (more)
BREAST cancer survivor Lynne Todd has taken part in Race for Life ever since her treatment ended 11 years ago, and doesn't plan to stop now.
Fire crews from Solihull , Bickenhill and Hay Mills were called to Hampton Lane shortly after 1am today to reports of a car on fire on a driveway.
THE family of a Stourport cyclist who died after a collision with a car have paid tribute to a much-loved son and brother.
Sandwell Council workers Richard Powell, left, and Iain Smith, right, with food bank volunteer Keith Turner and mayor and mayoress Keith and Pat Davies.
A woman who fought tirelessly for workers who endured 80-hour weeks and appalling conditions is to be honoured for her campaigning.
Five hundred entries were received from schools across Solihull and Birmingham, with the best 60 shortlisted to go in an anthology, printed by Jaguar Land Rover, so Lyndon could present complimentary copies to each contributing poet.
WRESTLING is making a return to Halesowen but this time a local grappler is set to be bouncing around the ring.