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2 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

Child sex abuse scandal: West Bromwich-born former police deputy claims victims failed by authorities

Tracey Cheetham who grew up in the Black Country, announced she was resigning after a devastating report into the Rotherham child abuse scandal West Bromwich-born Tracey Cheetham has claimed she decided to quit her 45,000 a year South Yorkshire deputy police commissioner role because the 1,400 victims of the Rotherham child sex scandal had been ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, United Kingdom, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

2 hrs ago | Newsday

Sentence cut for sex camera teacher

Phillip Evans, 39, who taught music at King Edward's School in Edgbaston, was jailed for 44 months at Birmingham Crown Court in December.

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2 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

Serial thief vows to change his ways after becoming a dad

A SERIAL Netherton thief has vowed to change his ways and stay on the straight and narrow after the birth of his baby.

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6 hrs ago | IcWolverhampton

Pride of Birmingham: Harry Moseley's mum nominated for award

When 11-year-old Harry Moseley died in 2011 from an inoperable brain tumour his devastated mother had little time for grieving.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Bromsgrove Standard

Crowds gather for Bromsgrove VJ commemorations

A POIGNANT service to commemorate the 69th anniversary of VJ Day - 'Victory over Japan' - was held at Bromsgrove's Burma Campaign Memorial in Crown Close.

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IcSuttoncoldfield

The Property Show: Stick to the quoted fee when you sell your home

Details in the agreement with the estate agent you choose to sell your property are just as important as the details that determine the price you'll get.

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Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom,

IcBurton

Speed cameras set to return as driver clocked travelling at 130mph on A road

The details were revealed by the Institute of Advanced Motorists as part of a campaign to keep cameras at speeding blackspots.

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Driffield Today

The ultimate king of papier mache firms

A 19th Century English firm achieved an international reputation in the field of papier mache furnishings and its name on a piece will send the bidding soaring.

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

Independent.ie

Potty-mouthed ice bucket toddler apologises online

A cute toddler who sent shock waves through social media with her potty-mouthed reaction to the ice bucket challenge has said sorry.

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Related Topix: Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Worcester News

Ambulance service staff get soaked for charity

AMBULANCE staff faced a bucket full or ice water instead of their beds after a 12-hour shift in one of the busiet emergency service control rooms in the country.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Worcestershire County, England, Shropshire County, England

Burton Mail

Sudbury absconder surrenders to police after ten days on the run

The 27-year-old, who had was sentenced to 66 months in May 2012, handed himself over to police in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, 10 days later.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

IcWalsall

Visitors relax over a bank holiday weekend in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

We've already had the Early May Bank Holiday and next up is the Spring Bank Holiday from May 24 to 26. English bank holidays can sometimes be overshadowed by bad weather and traffic jams, but if we can dodge those misfortunes, they are also a chance to chill out and have fun.

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IcSuttoncoldfield

Live: Wednesday's breaking news, weather, sport and traffic for Birmingham and the West Midlands

Bringing you live news, sport, traffic and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands as it happens on August 27 If there's something you've noticed and want us to check out then feel free to get in touch - call us on 0121 234 5430, tweet us @birminghammail, tell us at our Facebook page or email us at Newsdesk email link NEWS: Our fornt ... (more)

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The Austin Chronicle

Housecore Horror: Satyricon Out, Napalm Death In

Black news for Scandinavian metal fans: Satyricon have dropped from the Housecore Horror Film Festival .

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IcSuttoncoldfield

West Midlands a hotspot for Syria-linked terror probes, top cop reveals

UK counter-terrorism chief Mark Rowley said there had been a huge increase in investigations in recent months, with five times as many suspects arrested now than last year.

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Dudleynews.co.uk

Curfew for man who trashed Dudley flat

A MAN who trashed the Dudley flat he shared with his girlfriend when their relationship hit the rocks has been given a three month curfew.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

The following appeared at Dudley Magistrates Court between August 18-22:

Christopher Nicholas Welch, aged 24, of Malvern Crescent, Holly Hall, was fined A 73 for possessing cannabis in Brierley Hill on May 27. He must pay a victim surcharge of A 20 and A 85 court costs.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

a Netherton man has been charged with sexual assault on a bus in Cradley Heath.

The alleged assault on a young woman took place on board the number 243 bus, from Dudley to Merry Hill, on April 30. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.

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Leamington Spa Courier

Help Myton Hospices while writing your will

Jennifer Russell of Wright Hassall pictured during Myton Hospice's Make A Will week last year, handing over a will to David Pratt, deputy director of Myton's fundraising, with Paul England of Blythe Liggins.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Memory Lane

THE latest Worcestershire and the War section included an update on the fundraising effort, which had so far been successful.

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