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West Midlands County, England Newswire

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  1. Knife raider strikes twice at shops in just five daysRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | IcTamworth

    Suspected robber who targeted two Birmingham shops Lloyds Pharmacy on Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, and Life Style Express on Tulip Walk, Chelmsley Wood Detectives are looking for a man armed with a knife who raided two Birmingham stores the space of five days. Officers released two images of a man they say struck at Lloyds Pharmacy on Chester Road, Castle Bromwich around 3pm on Wednesday November 25 and again at Life Style Express on Tulip Walk, Chelmsley Wood just before midday on Monday November 30. Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Andy O'Keeffe said: "We need to find this man before he strikes again, so I am appealing for anyone who recognises him to get in touch urgently.


  2. Monday evening news round-up for the Black Country and North WorcestershireRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Droitwich Advertiser

    HERE'S a brief look at stories that have been making the headlines across the Black Country and North Worcestershire today . A man has died after being hit by a car reversing into a space at Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley, police confirmed today.


  3. Before the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

    Zafar Iqbal, aged 40, of Wolverhampton Street, Dudley, was sent to prison for 14 weeks for stealing items worth A 90.78, from shops in Dudley between November 14 and 22, while subject to a suspended sentence. He must pay a victim surcharge of A 80 and A 285 court costs.


  4. Cast Announced for Peter Pan at Wolverhampton Grand TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    As rehearsals begin, full casting is today announced for Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's pantomime, Peter Pan which opens on Saturday 12 December 2015. Produced by Qdos Entertainment, the world's biggest pantomime producer, this year's Christmas show will star the previously announced Chuckle Brothers as Paul & Barry Smee, John Altman as Captain Hook, and Ross Carpenter in the role of Peter Pan.


  5. Bob Latchford returns to sign books in St HelensRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    FORMER Everton, Birmingham City and England striker Bob Latchford will be signing copies of his book 'A Different Road' at Wardleworths Bookshop,Westfield Street, St Helens from 12.30pm - 1.30 pm this Friday, 4 December.


  6. Birmingham restaurant Turners sees hygiene rating graded good for first time in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    The Michelin-starred restaurant in Harborne sacks member of staff and makes major improvements while city rival downgraded by environmental health inspectors A top Michelin-starred restaurant in Birmingham has ended a two year wait for health inspectors to declare its food hygiene is good. Turners in Harborne was ordered to make major improvements by environmental officers in May 2013 and again in March this year when it was twice served a food hygiene rating of one out of five .


  7. Smith confirmed as Brentford bossRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Walsall have announced their disappointment at manager Dean Smith's decision to leave the club and join Brentford as head coach. The two clubs have confirmed the 44-year-old has left the Bescot Stadium to take over at Griffin Park.


  8. Cradley Heath man avoids jail after vicious attack outside pubRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    A 22-YEAR-OLD Cradley Heath man has avoided jail after he viciously headbutted a man acting as peacemaker in an angry confrontation outside a pub. Judge Kristin Montgomery QC told Joseph Stavin the argument had been fairly "muted" but he had decided to "up the ante" by turning verbal aggression into violence which left the victim scarred for life.


  9. Police appeal after man dies in Stourbridge collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Officers wish to speak to driver of a dark 4x4 after 66-year-old man died following collision on Sunday evening Police are appealing for a driver to come forward after a man died in a collision in Stourbridge on Sunday. Officers were called to the scene at the junction of High Street Amblecote and Brettell Lane at around 6.50pm after reports a car had hit a man before driving away from the scene.


  10. The cross-eyed dog who couldn't find a home is celebrating one year of happinessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    The Collie's previous owner had to give him up because he could no longer look after him, but Dennis' appearance made him second fiddle to all the other straight-eyed dogs. Dennis loves Liz and her partner Nathan Bates and has become best friend with the couple's other dog, Milo.


  11. Aston Villa fanatic gets his hand on a rare collectors item - from a...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcWolverhampton

    Colin Abbott, claret and blue fan and Birmingham Mail blogger, is convinced he is now the proud owner of captain Johnny Dixon's spare top from the 1957 FA Cup final triumph! Aston Villa fanatic and keen claret and blue collector Colin Abbott appears to have unearthed a precious memento from the club's past. Colin, who writes a nostalgia blog for the Birmingham Mail, has got his hands on a shirt believed to be from Villa's last FA Cup triumph in 1957.


  12. Debt-ridden carer went on A 12k spending spree after swiping frail 87-year-old's debit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Doreen Humpage should have been looking after the housebound OAP - but instead used her cash to buy expensive wardrobes full of new clothes A debt-ridden carer went on a 12,000 spending spree after swiping a frail 87-year-old's debit card. Doreen Humpage should have been looking after the housebound OAP - but instead used her cash to buy expensive electronic gadgets and wardrobes full of new clothes.


  13. Strictly star Brendan Cole excited to be back in the Black Country with solo tourRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

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  14. Could pod-style 'incubators' be on the way to Worcester?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Worcester News

    Council chiefs are considering opening up 'incubator' style pods after the idea has surged in popularity across the UK, including nearby Birmingham. For several months an in-house panel at Worcester City Council has been investigating employment, and how to drive up the skills gap among people out of work.


  15. Appeal for driver who witnessed fatal Amblecote crash THE driver of a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

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  16. Breaking Harriers drawn against Stourbridge in the FA Trophy HARRIERS ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Kidderminster will be looking to avenge their 3-0 trouncing at the War Memorial Ground in the FA Cup in October, when goals for Justin Richards , Chris Lait and Matt Dodd sank the Reds.


  17. Worcester student's battle with leukaemia inspires others to sign up...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Worcester News

    AT FIRST glance 22-year-old Samrick Singh Bahia appears like any other University of Worcester student in his final year. He's fit - he has played rugby for the university and is playing for his home club at Wolverhampton - enjoys spending time with his friends and is looking forward to finishing his business degree and putting his studies to good use.


  18. Oldbury PDSA volunteer nomination for national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Tom Aston volunteers two days a week at PDSA's Pet Hospital, The Marian and Christina Ionescu Centre of Surgical Excellence, assisting clients in the waiting room and keeping the building and its surroundings tidy. He is up against two other hopefuls from across the UK in the coveted Veterinary Volunteer of the Year 2015 category.


  19. Hockey | - Aldridge & Walsall 0, Stafford Ladies 2Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

    Stafford had a early opportunity to take the lead when Tori Hamplett's cross from the right found Sarah Thompson free in the circle, but her first-time shot went wide. The goal came when Claire Dugdale's pass on the left found a gap across the pitch to Tori Hamplett on the right, and her cross was touched in by Katie Thomas.


  20. Lye man jailed for sickening sex attacks on childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

    A LYE man carried out sickening sex attacks on a boy and a girl after using different tactics to lure his victims. Wolverhampton Crown Court was told David Harper groomed one child and bullied the second during offences which began in 2007.