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  1. Womens - England 1-0 Germany - World Cup BronzeRead the original story

    50 min ago | Vital Football

    England's Women's side again made history late last night, taking their first ever third placed bronze finish in a World Cup Finals and taking victory over Germany for the first time. A first win in 21 attempts.

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  2. West Bromwich Albion fan Miles Reid remembered with tree planting serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    A football-mad student who collapsed playing soccer with his twin brother has been remembered by the young children he used to teach. A sapling was planted in honour of Miles Reid at Little Learners Montessori School in Solihull , where he worked part-time for eight months.

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  3. Stourbridge church comes to the rescue of charity choir concertRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

    A STOURBRIDGE church has come to the rescue to host a charity concert after the original venue had to be closed for urgent repairs. Cradley Heath based Voices in Harmony choir had been due to perform at St Andrew's Church in Wollescote on Saturday July 18 but the building has been forced to close while repair work is undertaken.

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  4. City Man Gets Second Chance For First ImpressionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Vital Football

    Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray wants to see Danny Swanson in pre-season action for the Sky Blues before deciding whether to make the attacking midfielder available to St Johnstone where he impressed on loan last season. Like a number of City`s summer 2014 recruits, fans saw little of Swanson as the attacking positions in the side were filled by a variety of players with Steven Pressley desperately searching for the right blend.

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  5. Kenny Sansom back on track after former Arsenal defender spent time in rehab clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Kenny Sansom back on track after former Arsenal defender spent time in rehab clinic to battle alcohol and gambling addictions The homeless and jobless 56-year-old had resorted to sleeping in a park and asking friends for drugs in a desperate plea to end his life. But the ex-Arsenal defender has been clean for the last month after spending time in a rehab clinic and is now building bridges with his estranged family and looking for work.

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  6. Kidderminster singers perform at the Bromsgrove FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    KEEN singers from Kidderminster joined more than 60 members of Rock Choir from throughout Bromsgrove, Redditch and Stourbridge recently for a glorious return to the Bromsgrove Festival. The choir took to the stage as part of the festival for the third year running, performing at the annual local choirs day on Sunday, June 28. Members entertained the crowds with a full repertoire of uplifting, feel-good songs, including Clean Bandit's 'Rather Be' and ELO's 'Mr Blue Sky'.

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  7. Two police officers hurt in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    Two police officers were hurt when their car was involved in a crash while responding to reports of an assault. Their marked car was in collision with a BMW in Coles Lane, at its junction with Hill Top in West Bromwich, at about 22:50 BST on Saturday.

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  8. Look at these great pictures of Robert Plant through the decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcTamworth

    There are photos of him with everyone from ELO's Jeff Lynne and Bev Bevan, singers Roy Wood, Ozzy Osbourne and Sandy Denny to comedians Michael Palin and Jasper Carrott . From drugs protests in the 1960s to collecting the CBE at Buckingham Palace, our pictures show what a wonderful and colourful life the West Bromwich-born icon has enjoyed.

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  9. 50-year-old man dies following Brierley Hill collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

    A 50-year-old man has died in Brierley Hill as a result of a serious collision on Pedmore Road at the junction with The Gateway. West Midlands Police officers were called to the scene just before 7pm on Tuesday evening following a collision between a white Honda motorbike and a white Ford van.

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  10. The Duke of Connaught opened the first day of the prisoners of war saleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

    THE efforts of the British people on the Home Front in the Second World War are well documented but less well known is the equally sterling work done in the First World War. For all the service men and women that volunteered or were conscripted in the Great War there were many more at home who worked in important war industries or gave their time and effort to war charities.

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  11. Tipton libraries am ready for funRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

    Gearing up for Black Country Day: Samantha Gibson age 7, library customer Daniel Cobbold age 16, library volunteer, Angie Gibson, library customer at left, and Jayne Charlesworth, library staff at right AS THE whole of the Black Country gears up for Black Country Day 2015 later this month, Tipton's libraries unveil their extensive plans for the occasion, and they don't intend to restrict the fun to the day itself. Community Libraries manager Robert Hazel has been in touch to provide the following extensive list of Black Country-themed activities, which kick off tomorrow and don't stop for well over a fortnight.

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  12. One of Keith's predecessors, Jesse GoughRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

    CROWN Green bowls has a long and proud history in our part of the world, and one of its foremost exponents over the last half century or more has been Keith Beaman of Essington. Here, Keith digs into the history of Staffordshire bowls, but finds himself a central part of the story in its latter years.

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  13. Articles brought back great pop memories of Dudley in the 1960sRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

    FURTHER to your recent articles of the "pop scene" in the Black Country of the 1960s and 1970s, it brought back many happy memories. Perhaps your readers may like to know how living in Dudley we spent our nights in the late 60s and early 70s.

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  14. Remember Lorenzo's or Leftbank? 14 Birmingham restaurants we used to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    In a city where restaurants come and go, Paul Fulford picks out a few of his favourite foodie places from the past Birmingham's food scene has transformed over the last few years but there are plenty of haunts we have nostalgic memories about. How could we forget the era of chicken in a basket or the quirky underground cellar at The Waterloo in Smethwick? Now Birmingham may have a few Michelin starred places to boast about but we have picked out some of the more memorable places where we used to eat out.

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  15. England Ladies to receive heroines' welcome as they return from...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    An unfortunate own goal from Laura Bassett gifted Japan a 2-1 victory in the last four, but she and her team-mates are nonetheless admired The incredible story of the England team has captured the nation's hearts and imaginations as well raised the profile of the women's game It is not the opening set of fixtures and there are no title or relegation deciders. Rather, next weekend sees England's World Cup heroines grace the domestic stage for the first time since the Canadian adventure which has captivated the country back home.

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  16. Nat Sweeney is the 100th Billy Elliot Worldwide in Billy Elliot The MusicalRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - July 4, 2015 - LONDON, U.K. -- Nat Sweeney, who is 12 years old and from Birmingham, England, made his West End stage debut on Friday 3rd July 2015, when he became the forty-first boy to play the title role in the British musical Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre and the 100th to play the role worldwide. The musical is now in its eleventh year in the West End.

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  17. Young Dudley writers aim for top local awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    WINNERS of a special writing competition for youngsters will be finding out who will be making headlines at an awards ceremony next week. Primary school pupils from across the borough have been competing for the title of Dudley Young Writer of the Year, following close on the heels of last month's successful Dudley Primary Inter-schools Math Championship.

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  18. Why do this American couple fly 8,000 miles to have a pint in Birmingham?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    Matthew and Dolores Lawrence, from Indiana, US, enjoyed their pint in The Plough, Warwickshire, so much that they can't keep away, reports the Birmingham Mail . The pair stumbled into the typical British boozer in November 2011 and have since spent more than $75,000 coming back as often as possible.

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  19. Why Robert Plant was paid with a cup of teaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcSuttoncoldfield

    The Led Zeppelin frontman gave his time for free - apart from a cuppa - to make a cameo in Doreen Tipton's new movie The rock legend was paid with only a cup of tea and a sandwich when he gave up four hours of his time to go back to his roots. The West Bromwich-born singer was returning both to his Black Country childhood and to one of his first jobs - laying Tarmac.

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  20. I tried to kill myself at the age of seven, says comedian who is facing up to her traumatic childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcWolverhampton

    The desperate suicide attempt was her reaction to an abusive childhood which she is only now coming to terms with. In fact she's tackling her issues head on, by making people laugh and by writing a book on depression.

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