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15 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

Oldbury loo gone for a song

A DERELICT public toilet block in Oldbury was one of three sold by Sandwell Council for A 105,000 below its own valuation without being put on the market, it has emerged.

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17 hrs ago | Business Wire

Top of the Customer Services League for South Staffs Water

When averaged out, this latest score places the water company at the head of the league table over the three years since the SIM was introduced in 2011.

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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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Halesowennews.co.uk

Hundreds in memorial bike ride for Colley Gate cancer victim

MORE than 300 bikers are expected to take part in a memorial ride out from Halesowen on Sunday in honour of a Colley Gate cancer victim.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

THIS year's Black Country Road Run in Halesowen is on course to be the biggest yet.

Hundreds of people have already signed up to the Halesowen and Rowley Regis Rotary Club organised event on Sunday, September 21. Last year residents and well wishers lined the route and cheered runners on and organisers are delighted how the town has taken the event to heart.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

New arts competition being held in Rowley

St Giles Church is organising the compeition and the art will be displayed in an exhibition at the church in October.

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Newsday

PC hurt in sledgehammer attack

The 41-year-old was responding to the raid at a Tesco Express in Sandwell in the West Midlands when he was attacked.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

IcWalsall

Photo gallery: Thousands flock to Sandwell Show

The main arena features a motocross display team, sheepdog skills, an equine/canine stunt team, heavy horse logging demonstration and falconry display.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Outrage as Canada geese are rounded up for culling - by council...

Largest earthquake in 25 YEARS rocks California: State of emergency declared after 6.0 earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay injuring 89, damaging buildings and cutting off power to thousands Sir Cliff Richard flies back to Britain to be quizzed at police station over child abuse claims over attack allegations at Christian rally in 1985 Hunting club ... (more)

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen and Sandwell pupils congratulated on GCSE success

Councillor Tim Crumpton , Dudley Council 's cabinet member for children's services, said: "I would like to congratulate all pupils who have received their results today and wish them every success for the future.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

IcWolverhampton

Secret filming captures council goose cull in Sandwell Valley Country Park

Bird lovers secretly filmed council contractors herding Canada geese into a van - little realising they were about to be massacred.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Candidate bemoans the rise in renting and reduction in home-ownership in Halesowen Sandwell

AFFORDABLE housing will be on the agenda at the General Election after new figures revealed the number of people privately renting homes in Dudley has doubled in the last ten years.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

IcStafford

Alert colleague saves ambulance worker suffering a stroke

Jon Mannion had been at the Birmingham headquarters of the organisation when former A&E sister Ann Parry noticed his droopy eyes A St John Ambulance worker suffered a stroke aged just 30 - but recovered within less than an hour thanks to the quick actions of a work colleague.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

IcStafford

New head of children's service department calls for urgent action

Strategic director Peter Hay was appointed to run children's services after the departure of Peter Duxbury by "mutual consent" The new interim head of Birmingham's failing children's service department admitted vulnerable children remained "unsafe" in this city and urgent action was required to turn the department around.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Sandwell gets new A 9 million 50-strong fleet of buses

Cllr Darren Cooper of Sandwell Council, left, Peter Coates of NXWM and Cllr John McNicholas at the unveiling of the new buses outside Sandwell Council House in Oldbury.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

The Fizzogs embark on whistle-stop tour

INTERNET sensations The Fizzogs are gearing up for a tour of Dudley and Sandwell which will see them recreate the laugh-out-loud routine that made them a worldwide hit.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

ANXIOUS students across Halesowen and Sandwell are finding out their A-level results this morning.

High flyers include Kayleigh Hayden with two A*s and an A, Ryan Asbury, with one A* and two As, Kelly Marie Wiles with one A* and three As, and Victoria Gardiner with three As.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

a Modern-Day "Poor Law" introduced to prevent benefit claimants moving to Tendring could be illegal.

Tendring Council introduced a residency clause to its council tax support scheme last year to cut down on what has been dubbed "benefit tourism".

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

IcWalsall

Your Communities: Sandwell NHS employees help out at Scout and Guide camp

NHS employees Alison Hughes and Janet Savage helped keep 7,000 campers safe at one of the biggest Scout and Guide camps in the world.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

IcBurton

Steve Smith, who is a Community Membership Administrator for Sandwell ...

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust are offering people the chance to chat about a career in health, with events in Birmingham and West Bromwich.

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