West Midlands County, England Newswire

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  1. Captain hails 'fighting spirit' after victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Droitwich Advertiser

    The depth of the Bromsgrove team showed as third pair Anne Simper with Connie Wedelich beat both the opposition second and third pairs. Lisa Rushton with Lorraine Russell and Steph Armstrong with Di Wilson both picked up critical wins to give Bromsgrove eight points for the four rubbers plus the two bonus points for the win.

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  2. Birmingham Mail Live: Stolen wine worth 100k recovered in 15 minutes and M6 motorists' miseryRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | IcBurton

    A stolen lorry load of wine worth more than A 100,000 was quickly recovered by police after it was taken by thieves in the Black Country. Officers managed to track down the trailer carrying 27 pallets of quality wines just 15 minutes after it was reported missing.

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  3. Sister climbs peaks in memory of tragic brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Redditch Advertiser

    A GRIEVING Redditch woman is taking on a gruelling mountain trek in memory of her brother, who was killed by a dangerous driver in a horrific high speed hit and run accident in Quinton. Lucy Harrison, aged 28, hopes her "Three Peaks Challenge" - climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon in 24 hours - will raise awareness of the "terrible" consequences of speeding and bring in at least A 1,500 for a charity that helps the families of accident victims.

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  4. Plans for 400 new homes in DuckmantonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Derby Shire Times

    The plans for 400 new houses and retail units has so far attracted more than 80 objections, with many complaining that the development will cause further traffic delays in the village, as well as problems with flooding. The planning application has been put forward by Copesticks Town Planning Limited of Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham on behalf of a Mr and Mrs. Elliot.

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  5. Captain hails - fighting spirit' after victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Droitwich Advertiser

    The depth of the Bromsgrove team showed as third pair Anne Simper with Connie Wedelich beat both the opposition second and third pairs. Lisa Rushton with Lorraine Russell and Steph Armstrong with Di Wilson both picked up critical wins to give Bromsgrove eight points for the four rubbers plus the two bonus points for the win.

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  6. Ten near-misses which show why you should never trespass on the railwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Clacton and Frinton Gazette

    SHOCKING footage of people trespassing on the railway has been released by the British Transport Police to prevent more people risking their lives this summer. The authority has issued a warning to young people as trespass figures rose across the east of England last year.

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  7. Mixe week for AlcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Redditch Advertiser

    The first heavy loss came in Division Three of the Northfield League when Alcester went down by 51 shots to Ye Old Knowle.

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  8. RECAP - Birmingham Live: Explosion at house in Smith's Wood, gun...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcStafford

    Welcome to the Birmingham Mail daily news live blog, bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands every day. Two men have been taken to hospital with burn injuries after an explosion at a property in Smith's Wood believed to have been caused by equipment used to grow cannabis.

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  9. We need new faces says Town skipper ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    SWINDON Town skipper Nathan Thompson would like to see further reinforcements come through the door at the County Ground before the start of the season. Wednesday night's defeat at home to Swansea City highlighted the fragility of the Town squad when Raphael Branco was forced off minutes into the second half with a recurrence of a groin injury that sidelined him last term.

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  10. Fifteen scintillating minutes with reggae superstar David HindsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Stephen Cooper With a signature sound and an inimitable style, roots reggae band Steel Pulse has been stirring social and political consciousness worldwide for more than 40 years. Since forming in 1975 at the Handsworth Wood Boys School, in Birmingham, England, Steel Pulse frontman David Hinds has never shied from an opportunity to share his strongly held beliefs on society, politics, and the biggest problems confronting the world.

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  11. 16-year-old Callum Stretch ready for opportunity with Aston VillaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    At 16 years old, Callum Stretch should be getting ready for his senior year at Notre Dame High School. Instead the Encino native is getting a crash course in studying abroad.

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  12. Venus Williams tumbles out of Rogers Cup in MontrealRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Venus Williams, of the United States, hits a backhand to Madison Keys, of the United States, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Montreal. MONTREAL - Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 , 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison Keys in an all-American match.

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  13. Dundee fear Greg Stewart could follow Kane Hemmings out of clubRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Dundee manager Paul Hartley has conceded he was powerless to prevent striker Kane Hemmings leaving for Oxford United and has warned the same thing could happen with Greg Stewart. Hartley was yesterday still coming to terms with Hemmings' surprise departure for Oxford after a buy-out clause in his contract was activated by the English League One a outfit to trigger his A 250,000 exit from Dens Park.

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  14. New housemates: Katie Waissel, Christopher Biggins and Chloe KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    Get ready for your summer evenings to become soundtracked by the sound of people you barely recognise having a barney. It's CBB time! Sutton Coldfield's Emma Willis is your host for tonight, and the series - the show begins on Channel 5 from 9pm.

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  15. DRFC Yule Blair Returns To Rangers After Rovers TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Vital Football

    Doncaster Rovers trialist Blair Yule has returned to parent club Cove Rangers. Yule has just enjoyed a second trial spell with Doncaster from Scottish Highland League side Cove and he featured in the pre-season friendlies against Newcastle United and York City.

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  16. Leo McNamara to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    McNamara's wife, Cathy, will accept the award, which will be presented in the winner's circle. McNamara passed away on June 12 just two weeks shy of his 61st birthday.

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  17. NJ Ushwa to recognize the late McNamaraRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | HarnesRacing

    The late Leo C. McNamara III, a third generation horseman and longtime executive administrator of the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey, will be recognized for his contributions to racing in the Garden State with the Distinguished Service Award from the New Jersey chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association on Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack. McNamara's wife, Cathy, will accept the award, which will be presented in the winner's circle.

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  18. Coventry City Confirm Kyel Reid SigningRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Vital Football

    Signing number three of the summer at Coventry City is 28-year-old wide midfielder Kyel Reid. Released by Preston North End at the end of last season, Reid was a regular in the Bradford City side that reached the play-offs in 2015/16 having spent the majority of the campaign on loan to the Bantams.

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  19. Duran Duran bassist John Taylor explains how the band keeps its signature sound freshRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    John Taylor was a teenager in Birmingham, England, in 1978 when he and two school mates got together to form a band they named Duran Duran, and within a few short years, ended up one of the biggest bands on the planet. "We were kids," Taylor says.

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  20. Young pilgrims say they hope to find joy as missionaries of mercyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    But the 18-year-old from Birmingham, England, decided it's not such a strange idea after hearing Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut, during a morning catechetical session July 28 during World Youth Day. "It's inspiring to see God's mercy in so many ways and how I can bring it into my life and how love people even though they do you wrong," Gouldring told Catholic News Service.

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