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  1. St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Harborne was the best performing school in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    Every Year 6 pupil at two schools in the West Midlands hit the expected levels in Key Stage 2 assessments. At Manor Primary School in Wolverhampton and St Anne's Catholic Primary School, Streetly, Walsall, 100% of pupils reached the expected standard in reading, writing and maths in 2017.

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  2. They used a house in Hanley to cut and bag drugs before taking to the streets to sellRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

    A gang who flooded Stoke-on-Trent with class A drugs after taking over a city centre flat have been jailed for a total of 22 years. Philip Martin, aged 23, Darnell Lewis, aged 20, and Tafferall Richards, aged 23, all travelled to Stoke-on-Trent from the Midlands to sell heroin and crack cocaine on the city streets.

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  3. Stop the costly text pests who even prey on childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The Mail on Sunday's call for tough regulatory action on companies that charge people for receiving unwanted mobile phone texts has received further parliamentary support. Earlier this month we revealed how thousands of people are unknowingly paying to receive pestering text messages - a practice Labour MP John Mann described as a 'national scandal'.

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  4. West Ham continue resurgence as Moyes' men heap increase the pressure on Mark HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Soccer Football - Premier League - Stoke City vs West Ham United - bet365 Stadium, Stoke-On-Trent, Britain - December 16, 2017 West Ham United manager David Moyes celebrates after Diafra Sakho scores their third goal Stoke slumped to a fifth defeat in six to heap further pressure on Mark Hughes as West Ham's Marko Arnautovic came back to haunt his old club in a 3-0 win. Stoke slumped to a fifth defeat in six to heap further pressure on Mark Hughes as West Ham's Marko Arnautovic came back to haunt his old club in a 3-0 win.

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  5. Gladys Spencer, 79, was reported missing after she failed to return to her Little BloxwichRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    Gladys Spencer, 79, was reported missing after she failed to return to her Little Bloxwich home around 10am on Friday. Police said a body had been found on Saturday afternoon.

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  6. Amblecote High Street reopens after man found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    The busy A491 main route into Stourbridge was taped off from the junction of Vicarage Road, by Holy Trinity Church, to Canal Street from around 5.30am this morning . A spokesman for West Midlands Police said the man's death is believed to have been the result of a road traffic collision, adding: "Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this extremely difficult time."

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  7. The application was called into debate due to the number of residents concerned about the plansRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Burton Mail

    Battling residents have won their fight against plans for an "intrusive" gas power station near Tutbury to "keep the lights on" in the village for the next 25 years. A scheme to run the plant for 2,000 hours a year was rejected by East Staffordshire Borough Council following a mass turnout by angry householders.

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  8. Amblecote High Street closed after man found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    The busy A491 main route into Stourbridge has been taped off from the junction of Vicarage Road, by Holy Trinity Church, to Canal Street since around 5.30am. Police officers have flooded the scene and a spokesman for West Midlands Police told the News: "Police are investigating the death of a man who was found in the early hours of this morning in Amblecote High Street.

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  9. The area was originally a shopping centre but was finally flattened in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Burton Mail

    A 20 million development set to change the face of Burton has been revealed through a series of 3D images - providing an insight into the town's future skyline. The seven-acre Bargates site off High Street, Burton, could now be turned into 68 homes and flats as well as a sheltered housing block and two shops after a long-awaited planning application was finally submitted.

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  10. Amblecote High Street closed due to police incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    The busy A491 main route into Stourbridge has been taped off from the junction of Vicarage Road, by Holy Trinity Church, to Canal Street since around 6am. Police officers have flooded the scene.

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  11. Man charged after Halesowen pensioner is burgledRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Terry Collins, of New Street in Tipton, has been bailed to appear at Walsall Magistrates Court on Thursday, January 11. West Midlands Police say he was arrested following an appeal for information after a conman was believed to have tricked his way into a pensioner's home last month.

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  12. Santa fun run in Barton under Needwood for Teenage Cancer TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Burton Mail

    A sea of festive red is expected to descend on a village near Burton this weekend as part of a special Christmas charity event. The Barton under Needwood Santa Fun Run will be held this weekend and is expected to attract hundreds of people raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

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  13. Use our interactive tool to check if children are safe where you liveRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

    Shocking new figures reveal Stoke-on-Trent is a hotbed for children being subjected to horrific abuse in their own home. Stoke-on-Trent City Council has had to intervene in hundreds of families to try to keep youngsters safe from neglect and sexual, physical and emotional abuse.

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  14. Discount will help over 60s who work, have early hospital appointments or do the school runRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcBurton

    Pensioners who need to get to early hospital appointments or go to work will be able to save money on the buses in the New Year. But from January 2, senior citizens will be able to pay a discounted single fare of 1 if they wish to travel early.

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  15. The accident has taken place on Draycott Road in Upper TeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Staffordshire

    A road is closed after a car collided with a lamp post in an accident in a Staffordshire Moorlands village early this morning. Draycott Road in Upper Tean is closed following the accident - which has taken place between Breach Lane and Oakhill Close.

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  16. Primary school league tables: Huge rise in pupils making the gradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Your Leek Paper

    SATs results have shot up by 10 per cent in Staffordshire, 11 per cent in Stoke-on-Trent and 12 per cent in Cheshire East schools An extra 1,600 primary school leavers made the grade in English and maths this summer after significant improvements across the region. The success is captured in today's primary school league tables, which show 11 per cent more children in Stoke-on-Trent schools - and 10 per cent more in Staffordshire - achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths in 2017.

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  17. Which were the cheapest - and most expensive - Burton homes sold recentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burton Mail

    The most expensive home in the UK sold for 16 million in October, but in other areas a house could be picked up for a bargain-busting 18,500. Ranging from 625,000 to 56,000, here's a list of the most and least expensive homes sold in Burton in October 2017.

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  18. The incident has happened between the A5121Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burton Mail

    It has not been helped by an earlier accident on this stretch of the northbound carriageway when a van overturned at 5.30am. The road was initially blocked but was later cleared.

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  19. More than 5,500 UK employees will be given a boost to their pay packets this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burton Mail

    JCB workers in and around Uttoxeter were in festive spirits after being given their most generous Christmas bonus in five years. The pay-out was announced this morning, December 15, at the company's 11 plants in Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Wrexham.

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  20. Ice causes two crashes as cars skid off roads in and around UttoxeterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burton Mail

    A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: "On Derby Road this morning, a Ford Mondeo and BMW saloon were involved in a road traffic collision. "Both ended up in a ditch. It didn't cause major traffic problems, but cars were put in a difficult position.

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