Wednesday Jul 16
Chancellor announces Sandwell super-hospital in Rowley Regis
THE Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, chose Rowley Regis Hospital to announce his approval of the long-awaited A 353 million hospital in Smethwick.
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Mon Jul 14, 2014
Osborne approves A 353m PFI hospital
The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced approval for the 670-bed Midland Metropolitan Hospital to be built on land in Smethwick.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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".
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Family fun day in Blackheath
Children and young people are invited to take part in the talent show during the afternoon of the event on Saturday July 26. There will also be a fun fair, live bands and children's activities and stalls in the High Street, from 1pm until 6pm.
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Royal approval for Black Country Day
Black Country Gaz is joined by Brendon Perry from Comets Performance Ensemble, Barbara Hartill, Graham Jordan and Eiddwen Lowe from Fanga Drum 'n' Dance and James Stevens from the Empty Can Tipton Libraries manager Robert Hazel wrote to the Head of State to tell her of the celebrations set to take place on July 14, and enclosed a Black Country flag ... (more)
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Quarry Bank mum calls for action after near-misses on school run
A QUARRY Bank mum has called for a busy junction to be made safer for pedestrians after experiencing two near-misses while taking her children to school.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Picture perfect for Stafford man Geoff who has helped to pen a book on 3D photography
WHAT WAS YOUR CHILDHOOD LIKE? It was spent largely during the Second World War when times were hard, probably more austere than it has been for the past five years, but I remember it being a happy one, though we were not a well-off family so we had to make do, which teaches you some good lessons in life.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Environment Agency funds A 1.4 million anti-flood measures in Cradley
The Environment Agency has sanctioned the funding for a new culvert to be built in the embankment of Mousesweet Brook.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Dog found hanged close to school
The dead Staffordshire bull terrier/mastiff cross was dangling from a metal chain fixed to railings, near to Kates Hill Primary School in Dudley.
Day of strike action in Halesowen and Sandwell on July 10
TEACHERS, social workers and council employees will be among those striking on a day of protest across Halesowen and Sandwell next week.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Partnership to deliver A 50 million investment in council homes
Sandwell Council has formally launched an innovative partnership with three leading national construction players, which will see a 50 million package of repairs and improvements to some 6,000 of its council homes during the next three years.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Why do men want sex in the morning while women get frisky at night?
Blokes tend to wake up feeling amorous, while their partners get in the mood late in the evening - so why can't we synchronise our sex clocks? Why is it that a man feels at his sexiest when he wakes up in the morning but a woman wants to go back to sleep? And why, late at night, when a woman is in the mood for love, is her man just lying there, ... (more)