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A BLACKHEATH care home which specialises in dementia treatment has been given a glowing report by the Care Quality Commission.
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".
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.
THE Black Country Foodbank and Dudley Bliss have been named as the charity partners for Sainsbury's stores in Amblecote and Merry Hill.
A STUDENT at Halesowen College had an underwater experience he will never forget when he scuba dived alongside Prince William.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
He moved in front of the car, forcing it to stop, avoiding what emergency services have described as "possibly a fatal collision".
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.
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)
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.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 01:31 am
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